AMC Commanding General Presents Sec Army Award to JMC
September 10, 2009
- JMC receives Sec Army award
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command commander, presented the Joint Munitions Command's Resource Management Directorate with the 2008 Secretary of the Army Award for Improving Manpower and Force Management at a ceremony held Sept. 2 on Rock Island Arsenal.
The award recognizes the superior contributions of manpower and force management professionals across the Army enterprise.
"When we have one of our organizations get a Department of Army award - - I am so proud," said Dunwoody. "This is a great day for AMC, and folks like you make a difference. You deliver for AMC every day, on time, ahead of time."
The JMC's Force Management Division received the award for its innovative manpower strategy which led to its success in supporting warfighters' ammunition readiness.
"We were honored and excited to receive this recognition. Through our dedicated team, we challenge business as usual in order to empower our installations, strengthen our relationships and improve customer relations," said Rhonda VandeCasteele, Resource Management deputy chief of staff.
Dunwoody presented each team member with an AMC commander's coin bearing the Warrior Ethos.
Awardees were Ryan Storm, Marcia Hare, Debbie Chebuhar, Brenda Seyller, Patty Skahill, Amy Duwa, Charles Little, Aaron Kunert, Doug Humphrey, Erica Slattery, Peggy Fiems and Ngoc Le.
The JMC manages, produces, stores, issues and demilitarizes conventional ammunition for all U.S. military services and selected non-Department of Defense customers. JMC serves as DOD's field operating agency for the Single Manager for Conventional Ammunition.