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  • Lions learn history of munitions production in ‘backyard’


    Brian Foris, chief of Business Development at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, Okla., talks to the Okmulgee Lions Club about the construction of the ammo plant during a luncheon meeting, Oct. 31. Construction began in August 1942 and was expected to take one year. The facility was commissioned as the U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot, McAlester, the following May. (U.S. Army photo by Kevin Jackson)

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  • Clinic renovation ensures munitions workers' readiness


    Col. Joseph D. Blanding, commander, McAlester Army Ammunition, Dr. Gregory Rogers and Col. Enrique Ortiz, Jr., commander, Reynolds Army Health Clinic at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, cut the ribbon opening the newly-renovated occupational health clinic at the Army installation in southeast Oklahoma, Sept. 20, 2017. Between 200 and 250 patients receive medical care at the clinic each month. (U.S. Army photo by Kevin Jackson)

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  • Army ammo plant receives award for business acumen


    Brian Lott (right) chief of staff for McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, Oklahoma, is congratulated by Gen. (ret.) William G. T. Tuttle, Jr., after the installation, Col. Sean M. Herron (center), past commander, and Col. Joseph D. Blanding, current commander, receive an award named in honor of the general during the annual Institute for Defense and Business Executive Fellows Induction Ceremony in Washington, D.C., Sept. 6. Col. Blanding was unable to attend the ceremony. (Institute for Defense and Business photo)

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  • AMC recognizes Reasnor with Dellamonica Award


    Gary Reasnor, civilian deputy, McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, receives the Louis Dellamonica Award from Gen. Gustave F. Perna, commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command, at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Sept. 6. The Dellamonica Award recognizes outstanding contributions to AMC's mission and overarching goals and objectives. (Photo courtesy of Joint Munitions Command)

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  • Ammo plant, explosives experts host Army safety director


    Jerry Lovell, bomb and mines supervisor, talks to Brig. Gen. David Francis, commanding general, U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center, and director of Army Safety at Fort Rucker, Alabama, about the preparation of conventional bombs before giving him a guided tour of the facility at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, Okla., Aug. 21. (Photo Credit: Kevin Jackson, AMC)

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  • Retired chief enters Military Firefighter's Hall of Fame


    Don Capps (center), retired fire chief from McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, Oklahoma, received a certificate inducting him into the Military Firefighter Heritage Foundation Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Fort Concho Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in San Angelo, Texas, May 13, 2017. The certificate was presented to him by Mike Robertson (left), president/executive director of the MFHF, and Col. Dean Hartman (right) from the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center. (Courtesy photo by Kurt Hoffmaster)

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Air Force ‘weaponeers’ observe munitions production Ammo plant, explosives experts host Army safety director Retired chief enters Military Firefighter's Hall of Fame

McAlester Army Ammunition Plant Awards



2017 – Gen. William G. T. Tuttle, Jr. USA (Ret.) Award for Business Acumen in Defense and Government from the Institute for Defense and Business, Chapel Hill, N.C.

2017 – Reader’s Choice Award as the Best Large Employer from the McAlester News-Capital.

2016 – External Support Team of the Year Award from the Armament Directorate, U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin AFB, Fla.

2016 – Support Team of the Year Award from the Direct Attack Division, Armament Directorate, Hill AFB, Utah.

2014 – Department of the Army Superior Unit Award for the period of 1 October 2011 to 30 September 2012 for exceptionally meritorious service in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and Operation New Dawn (Iraq).

2013 – Environmental Award for Natural Resources Conservation on a Large Installation from U.S. Army Materiel Command.

2012 – External Support Team of the Year Award from the Armament Directorate, U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin AFB, Fla.

2012 – Reader’s Choice Award as the Best Large Employer from the McAlester News-Capital.

2011 – 16th Annual William J. Perry Award from the Precision Strike Association. The award is named for the former Secretary of Defense from 1994-1997.

2011 – Large Business of the Year Award from the McAlester Chamber of Commerce.