Redstone Report: AMC team celebrates holidays

The AMC Band added to the holiday cheer.
The AMC Band added to the holiday cheer.

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - With a little Christmas caroling, a performance by the AMC Band, and a visit from the Jolly Old Elf himself, Christmas has arrived at the Army Materiel Command Headquarters on Redstone Arsenal.

General Dennis Via is the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Materiel Command. He says the holiday celebration is a time to thank employees. He says, "We certainly want to take this opportunity to thank our employees for all that they've done."

Between furloughs, sequestration, and a government shutdown, the holiday celebration serves as a reminder of the tough year that the team has weathered through.

General Via remarks, "When you think of all that our civilian employees and all our service members have gone through this past year, and really over the past 12 years since we've been in war, they're a phenomenal team and I think they've done just fantastic."

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