SSC-Natick Press ReleaseU.S. Army Soldier Systems
Public Affairs Office
Contact: Public Affairs Office
Date: July 7, 2008
Beacon Hill display to showcase Soldier technology
NATICK, Mass. – The U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center (SSC), locally
known as Natick Labs, is heading to Beacon Hill to show the
Commonwealth’s elected officials some of the technologies and
products developed in Massachusetts that sustain and protect
America’s servicemen and women.
The Natick team will be joined by their key partner, the Program
Executive Office Soldier (PEO Soldier), Fort Belvoir, Va., for this
The July 10 event is open to the media and the public as well, and
will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Great Hall at the
Massachusetts State House in Boston.
Throughout the event, the teams from the SSC and the PEO Soldier
will have subject matter experts available for discussion and
Displays will showcase Warfighter equipment -- present and future –
most of which originates from or is developed in the Commonwealth.
Natick’s focus is in the areas of food, clothing, shelters, and
airdrop technologies, all of which will be featured at this event.
The PEO Soldier team is responsible for
designing, developing, procuring, fielding, and sustaining virtually
everything the Soldier wears or carries.
State Senator Karen Spilka (D – Ashland) and Brig. Gen. R. Mark
Brown, commanding general of the SSC in Natick and the Program
Executive Officer Soldier (PEO Soldier) at Fort Belvoir, Va., will
host this event. Other state representatives sponsoring this event
include: Senator Scott Brown and Representatives David Linsky and
For additional details or to make arrangements, please contact the
Public Affairs Office for the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center. Call
Jerry Whitaker at 508-233-5340 or Patty Welsh at 508-233-5945. For
information about PEO Soldier, please call Debi Dawson at:
For more information about the organizations, please visit the
websites listed below:
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