• Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command, meets with Bob Brooks, president of the All Veterans Memorial Association, prior to the organization's annual Memorial Day commemoration held at the Davenport Memorial Park May 27.

    Davenport Memorial Day

    Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command, meets with Bob Brooks, president of the All Veterans Memorial Association, prior to the organization's annual Memorial Day commemoration held at the Davenport Memorial Park...

  • Army Sustainment Command's Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Spencer speaks to Donahue, Iowa, residents during their Memorial Day event at the Allens Grove Cemetery, May 28.

    Donahue Memorial Day

    Army Sustainment Command's Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Spencer speaks to Donahue, Iowa, residents during their Memorial Day event at the Allens Grove Cemetery, May 28.

  • The American Flag is lowered to half-staff to honor all Americans who have died in service to the United States during a May 28 Memorial Day ceremony at the Allens Grove Cemetery near Donahue, Iowa. Army Sustainment Command's Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Spencer spoke at the event.

    Memorial Day

    The American Flag is lowered to half-staff to honor all Americans who have died in service to the United States during a May 28 Memorial Day ceremony at the Allens Grove Cemetery near Donahue, Iowa. Army Sustainment Command's Command Sgt. Maj. James E...

  • Col Benjamin M. Nutt, director of Continuous Improvement for the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, shares his Third Army identification badge with a World War II veteran who served under Gen. George S. Patton. Nutt met the veteran following a Memorial Day observance held by American Legion Post 246 in Moline, Ill. The observance, which featured Nutt as keynote speaker, was held May 30, the traditional date of Memorial Day.

    Moline Legion Memorial Day

    Col Benjamin M. Nutt, director of Continuous Improvement for the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, shares his Third Army identification badge with a World War II veteran who served under Gen. George S. Patton. Nutt met the veteran following a Memorial Day...

  • Col Benjamin M. Nutt, director of Continuous Improvement for the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks at a Memorial Day observance held by American Legion Post 246 in Moline, Ill.  The observance was held May 30, the traditional date of Memorial Day.

    Moline Legion Memorial Day

    Col Benjamin M. Nutt, director of Continuous Improvement for the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks at a Memorial Day observance held by American Legion Post 246 in Moline, Ill. The observance was held May 30, the traditional date of Memorial Day.

  • Col Benjamin M. Nutt, director of Continuous Improvement for the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks at a Memorial Day observance held by American Legion Post 246 in Moline, Ill.  The observance was held May 30, the traditional date of Memorial Day.

    Moline Legion Memorial Day

    Col Benjamin M. Nutt, director of Continuous Improvement for the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks at a Memorial Day observance held by American Legion Post 246 in Moline, Ill. The observance was held May 30, the traditional date of Memorial Day.

  • Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, and her husband, retired Col. Leif Johnson, speak with Dave Holst of the Marine Corps League following the annual Memorial Day observance held May 28 at Rock Island National Cemetery on Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.  McQuistion was among the guests of honor at the observance.

    RIA National Cemetery Memorial Day

    Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, and her husband, retired Col. Leif Johnson, speak with Dave Holst of the Marine Corps League following the annual Memorial Day observance held May 28 at Rock...

  • A multi-service color guard including Soldiers from the U.S. Army Sustainment Command prepares to post the colors at the annual Memorial Day observance held May 28 at Rock Island National Cemetery on Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.  Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion was among the guests of honor at the observance.

    RIA National Cemetery Memorial Day

    A multi-service color guard including Soldiers from the U.S. Army Sustainment Command prepares to post the colors at the annual Memorial Day observance held May 28 at Rock Island National Cemetery on Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. Maj. Gen. Patricia E...

  • Col. Richard Dix, U.S. Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, greets a scout who attended the Hero Street Monument Memorial Day Ceremony in Silvis, Ill. May 26. More than 100 people attended the event.

    Hero Street Memorial Day

    Col. Richard Dix, U.S. Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, greets a scout who attended the Hero Street Monument Memorial Day Ceremony in Silvis, Ill. May 26. More than 100 people attended the event.

  • Col. Richard Dix, U.S. Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, discusses Army values as he presents his coin to a young lady who attended the Hero Street Monument Memorial Day Ceremony in Silvis, Ill. May 26. More than 100 people attended the event.

    Hero Street Memorial Day

    Col. Richard Dix, U.S. Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, discusses Army values as he presents his coin to a young lady who attended the Hero Street Monument Memorial Day Ceremony in Silvis, Ill. May 26. More than 100 people attended the event.

  • Col. Richard Dix, U.S. Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, speaks with members of the community following the Hero Street Monument Memorial Day Ceremony in Silvis, Ill. May 26. More than 100 people attended the event.

    Hero Street Memorial Day

    Col. Richard Dix, U.S. Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, speaks with members of the community following the Hero Street Monument Memorial Day Ceremony in Silvis, Ill. May 26. More than 100 people attended the event.

  • Col. Richard Dix, U.S. Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, shares stories with a Navy veteran and his wife following the Hero Street Monument Memorial Day Ceremony in Silvis, Ill.  May 26. More than 100 people attended the event.

    Hero Street Memorial Day

    Col. Richard Dix, U.S. Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, shares stories with a Navy veteran and his wife following the Hero Street Monument Memorial Day Ceremony in Silvis, Ill. May 26. More than 100 people attended the event.

  • More than 100 people gathered at the Hero Street Monument in Silvis, Ill. May 26 to hear Col. Richard Dix, U.S. Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, speak about the importance of remembering those who gave their lives in defense of our nation.

    Hero Street Memorial Day

    More than 100 people gathered at the Hero Street Monument in Silvis, Ill. May 26 to hear Col. Richard Dix, U.S. Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, speak about the importance of remembering those who gave their lives in defense of our nation.

  • More than 100 people gathered at the Hero Street Monument in Silvis, Ill. May 26 to hear Col. Richard Dix, U.S. Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, speak about the importance of remembering those who gave their lives in defense of our nation.

    Hero Street Memorial Day

    More than 100 people gathered at the Hero Street Monument in Silvis, Ill. May 26 to hear Col. Richard Dix, U.S. Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, speak about the importance of remembering those who gave their lives in defense of our nation.

  • Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command, salutes as the colors are retired at the All Veterans Memorial Association Memorial Day ceremony held at the Davenport Memorial Park May 27.

    Davenport Memorial Day

    Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command, salutes as the colors are retired at the All Veterans Memorial Association Memorial Day ceremony held at the Davenport Memorial Park May 27.

  • Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command, places a wreath in front of the newly-unveiled Iowa's Fallen Memorial Wall at the All Veterans Memorial Association Memorial Day ceremony held at the Davenport Memorial Park May 27.

    Davenport Memorial Day

    Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command, places a wreath in front of the newly-unveiled Iowa's Fallen Memorial Wall at the All Veterans Memorial Association Memorial Day ceremony held at the Davenport Memorial...

  • Army Sustainment Command's Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Spencer, with Fred Van Hoosier, the Donahue, Iowa, American Legion Post Commander (left), speaks to residents after their Memorial Day event at the Allens Grove Cemetery, May 28.

    Donahue Memorial Day

    Army Sustainment Command's Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Spencer, with Fred Van Hoosier, the Donahue, Iowa, American Legion Post Commander (left), speaks to residents after their Memorial Day event at the Allens Grove Cemetery, May 28.

Army Sustainment Command personnel fanned out to participate in more than 25 Memorial Day events throughout the Western Illinois and Eastern Iowa Region May 22-31.

Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, ASC commanding general, spoke at the All Veterans Memorial Association ceremony held at the Davenport Memorial Park May 27. Other senior leaders and color guard members participated in commemorations in Silvis, Moline, and Galva, Ill.; Donahue, and LeClaire, Iowa; and the Rock Island National Cemetery to name a few.

This year's most far reaching events were held in Hopkinton, Iowa, 90 miles from ASC Headquarters at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

ASC supports a wide variety of community events throughout the year. To see more photos of ASC participating in this year's Memorial Day events, go to: http://www.flickr.com/photos/army_sustainment_command/

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