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  • Dunwoody relinquishes command of Army Materiel Command

    Aug 7, 2012

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody relinquished command of Army Materiel Command during a ceremony at AMC's headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, Aug. 7, 2012.

  • GEN Dennis Via promotion ceremony

    Aug 7, 2012

    Army Gen. Dennis Via is promoted to the rank of General during a ceremony hosted by Army Materiel Command commanding general GEN Ann Dunwoody August 7, 2012 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via became the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve that rank.

  • London Games leave Mango dreaming about Rio

    Aug 6, 2012

    Sgt. Spenser Mango learned in London that much work must be done if he wants to medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Alabama Guard Soldiers tackle Afghanistan convoy missions

    Aug 2, 2012

    The roads of Afghanistan present many challenges, whether it's driving through a rocky mountainous terrain, a crowded intersection or looking for hidden improvised explosive devices by the roadside.

  • Hancock first Olympic champion to repeat in men's skeet

    Jul 31, 2012

    In double record-setting fashion, Sgt. Vincent Hancock became the first shotgun shooter to win consecutive Olympic gold medals in men's skeet July 31, 2012, at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London.

  • SDDC LSS projects recoup millions of unearned government dollars

    Jul 30, 2012

    Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command introduced continuous process improvement using the Lean Six Sigma methodology to command members in 2006. Since then, SDDC has realized cost avoidances of more than $25 million from LSS projects.

  • Soldiers build logistics hub in northern Afghanistan, call it home

    Jul 29, 2012

    The 10th Sustainment Brigade's Team Lightning completed the construction of Logistics Support Area Lightning, July 10, 2012, as one of the first steps in opening up the new strategic logistics hub for Regional Command-North in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan.

  • Specialized Army Reserve unit provides water purification for exercise

    Jul 24, 2012

    Quartermaster Soldiers at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., are supporting a major real-world need while training for deployment.

  • 3-401st RPAT yard helps with U.S. Forces draw down

    Jul 23, 2012

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan. (July 19, 2012) -- For units redeploying home, the Redistribution Property Accountability Team yard represents the end of mission.

  • Food service Soldiers rise to challenge of feeding hundreds at Golden Cargo

    Jul 20, 2012

    If you think cooking nutritious meals for your family can be challenging, try cooking for 300 hungry Soldiers.

  • Golden Cargo mechanics keep ammunition convoys running

    Jul 20, 2012

    For the convoys participating in Operation Golden Cargo that are refueling and resting overnight at Fort Leonard Wood as part of Task Force Warhawk, mechanics of the 209th Quartermaster Company from Lafayette, Ind., are on duty 24 hours a day, making sure the vehicles here are up and running for their next mission.

  • Transportation Corps looks to technology, Soldiers to move Army forward

    Jul 19, 2012

    Planning for future operations is a big part of the Chief of Transportation's job, and it's a role that Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen relishes.

  • South African military leaders learn about New York Army National Guard logistics

    Jul 13, 2012

    South African National Defence Force officials learned how the New York National Guard does logistics during a visit to the historic Lexington Avenue Armory in New York City, July 3, 2012.

  • Estevez, Bash visit SDDC ammunition port

    Jul 11, 2012

    The Honorable Alan F. Estevez, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense (Logistics and Materiel Readiness), and U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Brooks L. Bash, Director for Logistics, Joint Staff, visited Military Ocean Terminal Concord, Calif., Monday for a close look at the West Coast's primary military ammunition port.

  • Letterkenny Munitions Center Provides Training Opportunity for Reservists

    Jul 11, 2012

    Sixty Army Reserve Soldiers from the 811th Ordnance Company recently received valuable training during a three-day field training exercise at the Letterkenny Munitions Center.

  • Operation Golden Cargo gets green light

    Jul 11, 2012

    Thousands of military troops took to the road this week as part of Operation Golden Cargo, a two-week logistics operation to move ammunition to installations throughout the United States, which started July 9, 2012.

  • FORSCOM Logistics leader promoted to major general

    Jul 11, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (July 11, 2012) - The Department of the Army's Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, hosted the promotion of Brig. Gen. John ("Jack") R. O'Connor to the rank of major general at a ceremony held at Marshall Hall, the joint headquarters building for U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command. As the FORSCOM deputy chief of staff for logistics, O'Connor ensures that fully equipped, logistically sustainable, and ready forces are available to meet the requirements of combatant commanders across the spectrum of current and future operations.

  • Army Reserve Soldier becomes Tough Mudder for Wounded Warrior

    Jul 10, 2012

    Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Thomas Reneau, a native of Belmont, N.H. and assigned to 368th Engineer Battalion, competes in Tough Mudder to help raise money to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project July 15, 2012 in Vermont.

  • Transportation detachment receives own 'big haze grey ship'

    Jul 9, 2012

    The Soldiers of the 163rd Transportation Detachment, 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command took responsibility of the Logistical Support Vessel Lt. Gen. William B. Bunker, at the at the Joint Base Hickam Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, docks, June 29, 2012.

  • AFRICOM builds logistics capability in African partners

    Jul 8, 2012

    Several robust programs at U.S. Africa Command are helping to ensure that when African partners pull together to support shared security interests, they have the logistical capabilities they need to deploy and sustain their operations.

  • Mortuary affairs conference focuses on emergency management partnerships

    Jul 6, 2012

    When there is a natural disaster or large-scale emergency, local resources can become overwhelmed. The 7th annual Worldwide Mortuary Affairs Conference, held in June, provided a venue for both military and civilian partners to exchange information on planning support for such situations.

  • Ordnance School training brigade gets new commander

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va.(JULY 5, 2012)- The 59th Ordnance Brigade conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at Whittington Field on the Ordnance Campus.

  • 214th Fires Brigade selects best logistician

    Jul 5, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The 214th Fires Brigade kicked off its 2nd Annual Best LOG Competition in the early morning June 26.

  • West Virginia woman signs on as first female Bradley mechanic

    Jul 3, 2012

    Cicely Verstein didn't plan on breaking any new ground when she enlisted in the Army. But the job she selected at the recruiting station has thrust her into the military spotlight.

  • ASC honors 12 Army members

    Jun 29, 2012

    The Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., bid farewell to 12 Army members during an afternoon award, retirement and retreat ceremony held June 28 on Constitution Square. The members -- nine Soldiers and three civilians --were honored for their service to the command, the Army, and the nation.

  • 59th Ordnance Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jun 29, 2012

    Col. Thomas A. Rivard assumed command of the U.S. Army Ordnance School's 59th Ordnance Brigade in a ceremony June 29 on Whittington Field.

  • 25th Transportation Battalion rolls out FMTVs

    Jun 27, 2012

    BUSAN, South Korea--Soldiers from the 25th Transportation Battalion, 517th Movement Control Team conducted upload training during a railhead mission at the Busan Storage Center June 22-26.

  • CASCOM commander retires after 34 years of service

    Jun 27, 2012

    Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge bid farewell to the Army June 26 after serving 34 years on active duty. Hundreds gathered at the 1st Logistical Command War Memorial to celebrate the career of the former Combined Arms Support Command commanding general.

  • After almost two decades with the Army, Marines head home

    Jun 25, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. -- On June 22, eight Marines became the last class of Utilities Equipment Repairers to graduate from the U.S. Army Ordnance School. While the ceremony represented the end of a 17-year joint Army/Marine endeavor, it signified the beginning of a new level of training for the Marines.

  • Reserve CEO outlines Army's push for better energy use

    Jun 25, 2012

    Army Reserve Command Chief Executive Officer Addison Davis spoke June 25, 2012, before the Association of Climate Change Officers' annual Defense, National Security and Climate Change conference in Washington, D.C.

  • CASCOM energizes Army's focus on Operational Energy

    Jun 25, 2012

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command tasked U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command in July 2011 to serve as the agency responsible for leading and coordinating a multifunctional development team.

  • Ordnance Soldiers return from Afghanistan

    Jun 25, 2012

    Maintenance Training Team completes five month deployment.

  • 8th TSC Soldiers Let the food speak for itself

    Jun 25, 2012

    The 45th Sustainment Brigade Consolidated Dining Facility K-Quad as they prepare for the 2012 Phillip A. Connelly Large Dining Facility USARPAC results to be announced July 15.

  • On the front lines with EOD in Afghanistan

    Jun 22, 2012

    Afghan Border Police and soldiers with the 630th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company examine a crater the day after the controlled detonation of more than 80 pounds of homemade explosives found buried in an abandoned house during Operation Southern Strike II near Yaro Kalay, Afghanistan, June 5, 2012. The ABP-led operation focused on disrupting enemy formations in the vicinity of major passes, exploiting areas of interest as well as positive interactions with the local populous.

  • On the front lines with EOD in Afghanistan

    Jun 22, 2012

    Two explosive ordnance disposal team members prepare to blow up a cache of improvised explosive devices during Operation Southern Strike II near Yaro Kalay, Afghanistan, June 4, 2012. The Afghan Border Police-led operation focused on disrupting enemy formations in the vicinity of major passes, exploiting areas of interest as well as positive interactions with the local populous.

  • QLLEX keeps the Army rolling along

    Jun 22, 2012

    Nothing in the military moves without fuel, and for more than 2,100 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics exercise provides the opportunity to hone their petroleum distribution skills.

  • 401st AFSB working mission in Afghanistan

    Jun 22, 2012

    Six interesting photographs illustrating mission requirements of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade, Army Sustainment Command, in Afghanistan.

  • Property Accountability Campaign -- 2 Years of Success

    Jun 22, 2012

    This July marks the two year anniversary of the Chief of Staff of the Army's Property Accountability Campaign, and the accomplishments achieved in those two years deserve recognition.

  • EOD competes for 'team of year'

    Jun 21, 2012

    In the dust and heat at PiƱon Canyon Maneuver Site, six teams of Soldiers donned body armor, helmets and bomb suits June 11-15 for a competition to represent Western Army posts at the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of the Year competition in August.

  • FORSCOM hosts examination of Directorate of Logistics transition

    Jun 21, 2012

    U.S. Army Forces Command hosted a two-day U.S. Army Installation Command-Army Sustainment Command rehearsal of concept drill to examine and understand plans for the transition of Directorate of Logistics operations and functions from IMCOM to Army Materiel Command. ASC is the operational arm of Army Materiel Command and executive agent for the DOL mission transfer. The objective of the gathering was three-fold: - to identify and elevate gaps in service provided that cannot be resolved by mitigation strategies or resources on hand; - to analyze contract transition and potential fiscal year 2013 challenges; - to clarify fiscal year 2013 command and control, roles, and responsibilities.

  • 21st TSC provides support to war fighters during multi-national exercise

    Jun 18, 2012

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command, based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, is providing the bulk of logistical support for the U.S. Army Europe-led, multi-national training exercise Saber Strike 2012, taking place here through June 22.

  • Army chief celebrates service's 237th birthday in 'Big Apple'

    Jun 15, 2012

    On the day of the Army's 237th birthday, the Army's senior-most officer toured one of the largest cities in America -- New York City -- to tell the Army's story and to thank Americans there and across the United States, for their continuing support of the American Soldier.

  • New chief of ordnance takes command

    Jun 15, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 14, 2012)- Col. Edward M. Daly took charge of the Ordnance Corps and Ordnance School during an assumption of command ceremony on the Whittington Parade Field Tuesday.

  • Strength in Numbers - Quartermasters display their might with a spirited run

    Jun 15, 2012

    Nearly 2,000 Quartermaster School personnel participated in the 2012 QM spirit run Friday morning at Fort Lee, Va. The run was led by Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general, Brig. Gen. Gwen Bingham, Quartermaster General and QM School commandant, and Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims, QM Corps' top noncommissioned officer.

  • Dunwoody recognized for logistics excellence

    Jun 15, 2012

    During an honors ceremony held at the Quartermaster Ball June 14, 2012, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Army Materiel Command commanding general, was recognized for her professionalism and service to the nation.

  • Ordnance School welcomes new chief

    Jun 14, 2012

    The U.S. Army Ordnance School welcomed Col. Edward M. Daly as the new Chief of Ordnance and commandant of the Ordnance School, during an assumption of command ceremony June 12.

  • 8th TSC welcomes their new commander

    Jun 14, 2012

    The 8th Theater Sustainment Command has a short, but imperative history, whose traditions date back to the very earliest days of our Army. Today, a new chapter has been written as Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry relinquished command of the 8th TSC to Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons on Hamilton Field at Schofield Barracks, June 13.

  • Army marks 237th birthday with thanks, cupcake tank

    Jun 14, 2012

    Crowds gathered around a massive replica of an Abrams tank constructed entirely out of cupcakes in the Pentagon courtyard, June, 14, 2012. The sweet creation was in honor of the Army's 237th birthday.

  • Property Accountability Public Service Announcements

    Jun 13, 2012

    Watch the Army's new public service announcements focusing on property accountabiliyt. It's Our Responsibility!

  • Army to deliver fuel-efficient generators to Afghanistan

    Jun 12, 2012

    The U.S. Army will soon field its next generation of operational energy to Afghanistan with a line of leaner, fuel-saving generators expected to transform the way power is delivered to the battlefield.

  • Three logistics units named best in the Army, 51 others receive top honors at CLEA ceremony

    Jun 6, 2012

    Logistics units from Korea, Kentucky and North Carolina, were named the three best logistics programs in the Army, during last night's 2012 Combined Logistics Excellence Awards (CLEA) ceremony.

  • Watervliet Arsenal: What just happened?

    Jun 5, 2012

    The Watervliet Arsenal's young warriors have a lifespan of about 30 seconds, but what a wonderful life they will have. If their forefathers could speak, they would tell the world about all the places they have served, from the islands of the South Pacific to the deserts of North Africa to the mountains of Afghanistan.

  • Transporters inspect vehicles for munitions

    Jun 5, 2012

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (June 5, 2012) -- Since their change of mission, Soldiers of the 233rd Transportation Company have been busily involved in the retrograde process.

  • Certifying Afghan ground maintainers

    Jun 5, 2012

    Wheeled vehicle mechanics with Headquarters Support Company, 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, began certifying soldiers of the Logistics Kandak, Kandahar Air Wing, in ground maintenance at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, June 4.

  • FORSCOM logisticians attend 2012 Combined Logistics Excellence Awards

    Jun 5, 2012

    Brig. Gen. John R. O'Connor, U. S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), deputy chief of staff, G-4, joined Soldiers representing units that earned the distinction as the Army's best in maintenance, supply and deployment systems at the U.S. Army's 2012 Combined Logistics Excellence Awards Program, June 5, in Washington, D.C.

  • 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) visits East Ward Elementary School

    Jun 4, 2012

    Throughout the 2012 school year, units across Fort Hood sponsor various elementary, middle school and high schools in the Fort Hood and Killeen communities. 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) puts their efforts towards the students, parents and faculty of East Ward Elementary in Killeen.

  • Quartermaster School leadership peeps in on rigger training

    May 31, 2012

    BLACKSTONE ARMY AIRFIELD -- Leaders who empathize with Soldiers and their missions, will likely reap benefits far beyond a "feel-good moment," said Command Sgt. Maj. James Sims, Quartermaster Corps regimental command sergeant major.

  • AMC and USTRANSCOM a partnership in excellence

    May 31, 2012

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command provided a tour of AMC Headquarters operations for U.S. Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III, commander, U.S. Transportation Command from Scott Air Force Base, Ill. May 30, 2012.

  • Arsenal builds cannons, community spirit

    May 30, 2012

    The Watervliet Arsenal expanded its Memorial Day community engagement this year by adding a second parade to its schedule.

  • Anniston Army Depot begins M777 reset program

    May 28, 2012

    At the end of April, Anniston Army Depot, Ala., began a new reset program for M777 medium, towed Howitzers.

  • 1049th Transportation Company navigates the demobilization process

    May 25, 2012

    "The demobilization process is a critical part of redeployment. We need Soldiers to focus on ensuring they resolve all issues -- medical, dental, behavioral health and administrative -- before they go home to their families," explained Col. Michael S. Shrout, commander, 72nd Field Artillery Brigade, First Army Division East. The 72nd FA Bde., oversees the demobilization process for all Reserve Component Soldiers redeploying through on JBMDL.

  • Depot, tenant conserve energy with new equipment

    May 24, 2012

    Anniston Army Depot and one of its tenants have recently upgraded equipment, including water heaters, lights and a large mobile shredder, to be more energy-efficient.

  • Assistant SecDef for Logistics and Materiel Readiness visits ANAD

    May 24, 2012

    Alan F. Estevez, assistant secretary of defense for logistics and materiel readiness, toured Anniston Army Depot May 23 to view the installation's capabilities and discuss its potential with Depot Commander Col. Timothy Sullivan and other depot leaders.

  • Army refining long-term MRAP plan

    May 24, 2012

    The Army is in the process of refining a long-term plan for its fleet of 20,000 mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles, service officials said.

  • Senior logistician addresses graduates

    May 24, 2012

    Senior logistician addresses graduates

  • 3d ESC Soldiers tour water bottling facility

    May 21, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (May 18, 2012) -- Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) toured the NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency water bottling facility at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan on May 15.

  • Medal of Honor recipient honored during 200th Ordnance Corps anniversary celebration

    May 21, 2012

    A Medal of Honor recipient was honored May 17 as part of the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps' 200th anniversary celebration. A large crowd turned out to view the U.S. Army Ordnance School's parade field dedication ceremony here in honor of Maj. Hulon B. Whittington, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions that occurred on July 29, 1944, while attached to the 41st Armored Infantry, 2nd Armored Division, near Grimesnil, France.

  • Ordnance Corps marks 200-year legacy

    May 18, 2012

    As part of the 200th anniversary celebration of the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps, a range training complex at Fort Lee, Va., was dedicated May 16, 2012, in honor of Lt. Col. Harry M. "Bulldog" Downer, who gave more than 40 years of service to the nation.

  • Army S&T team develops power, energy solutions in Afghanistan

    May 18, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army's science and technology command center in Afghanistan is unburdening Soldiers by improving power and energy capabilities in theater. Michael Zalewski, a mechanical engineer with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, deployed to Bagram Airfield from September 2011 to February 2012. He supported Operation Enduring Freedom by reducing the logistics burden of fuel on Soldiers. Zalewski served as the power and energy subject matter expert for the RDECOM Field Assistance in Science and Technology-Center, or RFAST-C, which brings civilian engineers and technicians to a central location to provide scientific solutions directly in theater.

  • LOGCAP support in Afghanistan - Photo Gallery

    May 18, 2012

  • GCSS-ArmyNet -- your resource for GCSS-Army information

    May 16, 2012

    GCSS-ArmyNet is a new community within SustainNet, providing a virtual, online environment to support fielding, training and overall sustainment of GCSS-Army operations, throughout the Army.

  • 718th EOD Company assist JSA Security Battalion to improve their position

    May 15, 2012

    Panmunjom, South Korea -- U.S. Soldiers assigned to 718th EOD Company in Yongsan put their training and skills to the test this last week in a Combined U.S. and ROK operation to improve visibility along the Military Demarcation Line. Over the past ten years, vegetation has obstructed the view of some of the most dangerous territory on the Korean Peninsula. With this growth of vegetation it has not only began to cause a visibility problem for the Security Battalion but has given the cover and concealment to the North Korean People's Army (KPA) if they choose to infiltrate past the MDL. The only combined U.S. and ROK Battalion on the peninsula realized coordinated a ROK-US operation to clear the vegetation and restore visibility.

  • 'Troops to Trucks' initiative kicks off at Fort Lee

    May 15, 2012

    The military and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles are joining forces to help qualified servicemembers receive transportation-related civilian credentialing. During the Association of the United States Army Sustainment Symposium May 10, Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge, Combined Arms Support Command commanding general, accepted a certificate from DMV Commissioner Rick Holcombe designating Fort Lee as a third-party testing site for the "Troops to Trucks" program.

  • Sustainers visit Kandahar Transient Yard

    May 15, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, AFGHANISTAN (May 15, 2012) -- Members of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) operations team visited the Kandahar Transient Yard, located near Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, on May 4.

  • Sustainers visit Kandahar Transient Yard

    May 15, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, AFGHANISTAN (May 15, 2012) -- Members of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) operations team visited the Kandahar Transient Yard, located near Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, on May 4.

  • Defense Ammunition Center fields new machine to assist Soldiers

    May 14, 2012

    A new piece of Ammunition Peculiar Equipment, APE, was developed for the Joint Munitions Command APE Program and fielded successfully to Soldiers at Fort Hood.

  • Recognizing excellence

    May 9, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army, G-4 (Logistics), speaks with Combined Arms Support Command employees from the Sustainment Knowledge Network and Transportation School's Deployment Process Modernization Office about their work in support of the Rapid Expeditionary Deployment Initiative.

  • Microwave technology could revolutionize combat feeding

    May 8, 2012

    The folks at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center's Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate believe that microwave sterilization could revolutionize what Soldiers eat on the battlefield.

  • Sustainers take charge in Afghanistan

    May 8, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (May 7, 2012) -- The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) officially took command of the Joint Sustainment Command -- Afghanistan (JSC-A) during a Transfer of Authority at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, on May 7.

  • Corpus Christi Army Depot artisans keep Chinook in production

    May 8, 2012

    Two Corpus Christi Army Depot electrical technicians took necessary actions to keep production rolling on the CH-47 Chinook.

  • LOG NEWS Today, Issue #2, May 2012

    May 8, 2012

    Operational Energy: Working for the Army now; Hero Recognized; London Bound; Global Gallery; Teaching Green

  • Army truckers get real-world training on Alaska roads

    May 7, 2012

    There's little room for error when driving trucks filled with explosives through the mountains of south-central Alaska.

  • Improved batteries, SWIPES to lighten Soldiers' load

    May 7, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is lightening the Soldier's load by developing smaller and lighter batteries. Scientists and engineers are unburdening the Soldier, increasing maneuverability, reducing fatigue, and cutting time needed for battery re-charging.

  • Army Materiel Command brings 'last MRAP' to port

    May 7, 2012

    The last U.S. Army mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle to depart from Iraq arrived at the Port of Beaumont, Texas, May 6, 2012, on its way to the 1st Cavalry Brigade Division Museum at Fort Hood, Texas, for preservation and display.

  • Detroit Arsenal Recognizes Volunteer Force

    May 7, 2012

    The Detroit Arsenal recently recognized installation volunteers at a Volunteer Recognition Luncheon April 20 at Mulligan's on Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

  • PEO Soldier celebrates anniversary, welcomes new leader, unveils new logo

    May 5, 2012

    Its name may not sound particularly impressive, but on the tenth anniversary of Program Executive Office Soldier, arguably, no other Army organization has done more to add to the lethality, comfort and safety of the American service member.

  • Leatherneck LTF expanding to support Soldiers and Marines

    May 5, 2012

    The Army Materiel Command's Logistical Taskforce at Camp Leatherneck is building a new class IX warehouse to increase their support capability for Marines and Soldiers stationed in Helmand Province.

  • Transporters tackle new mission in Afghanistan

    May 3, 2012

    If there's one thing Soldiers of the 233rd Transportation Company know, they definitely know how to get heavy equipment from one point to another in austere environments.

  • Small test at Watervliet reveals huge potential savings for DOD

    May 2, 2012

    The Watervliet Arsenal has just completed a yearlong study to determine if military boiler plants could be made more efficient and environmentally friendly and this month, the results are in and they show a potential to save millions of dollars for the Department of Defense.

  • Sharing the Ordnance story

    May 2, 2012

    About 30 area business leaders got the opportunity April 19 to learn firsthand about the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps' mission. Members of the Association of the United States Army, who participated in this inaugural community event for the Ordnance School, spoke with instructors and got a rare glimpse behind-the-scenes to see what it takes to develop Soldiers who are tactically and technically proficient in their military occupational specialties.

  • Aircraft Logbook Review

    May 2, 2012

    The aircraft logbook (NSN 7510-00-889-3494) is one of the most important pieces of equipment an aircrew will inspect during a preflight. Aviators are responsible to ensure all sections of the logbook are filled in, checked for accuracy and completeness and the applicable forms are dated. This review is the last informal step in the quality assurance/quality control process.

  • 411th Engineer Brigade heading to Afghanistan

    Apr 22, 2012

    Family members of Soldiers of 411th Engineer Brigade share an emotional goodbye during the unit's deployment departure ceremony at Stewart Air National Guard Base April 19, 2012. The Army Reserve Soldiers known as Task Force Empire will spend approximately a year in Afghanistan in support of the ISAF Joint Command's efforts to improve security, development and governance.

  • DOL Transportation center servicing Soldiers at Fort Hood

    Apr 20, 2012

    Starting Oct. 1, all Directorate of Logistic facilities throughout the Army will come under the administrative control of the Army Sustainment Command/Army Materiel Command.

  • DOL individual weapons repair ongoing at Fort Hood

    Apr 20, 2012

    A SARET (Small Arms Readiness and Evaluation Team) unit from TACOM LCMC (Life Cycle Management Command) Warren, Mich., is visiting Fort Hood, Texas, rebuilding individual weapons for the 215th Forward Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Fort Hood's CIF keeps Soldiers ready for missions

    Apr 20, 2012

    DOLs provide combat service support from food service to ammunition; maintenance to transportation, and uniform items to repair parts. Additionally, they run the dining facilities, household goods and general transportation, general supply warehouses, and laundry services to name a few

  • An ounce of prevention

    Apr 20, 2012

    Part of the mission of the "Mighty" 407th Army Field Support Brigade is ensuring Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services are conducted on unit equipment.

  • Professional Development for Logisticians

    Apr 20, 2012

    Have you been looking for some professional development opportunities to improve your knowledge base and perspective? Here are a few upcoming events that focus on both the Army and DoD logistics communities with some highly noted speakers.

  • Interns share experiences with ASC senior staff

    Apr 20, 2012

    Minority College Relations Program interns brief Army Sustainment Command senior staff during an April 19 outbriefing.

  • White House honors 'Champion of Change' for Afghanistan energy-saving

    Apr 20, 2012

    An Army Reserve officer who researched the effectiveness of energy-saving "micro-grid" technology in Afghanistan was among nine Americans honored as "Champions of Change" by the White House, April 19, 2012.

  • Former Provider 6 provides mentorship to 3rd Sustainment Bde

    Apr 19, 2012

    It's not often that the present comes face to face with the past, but when the opportunity presents itself, it's best to seize the moment.

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