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  • Assistant Secretary Visits Fort Des Moines

    Oct 5, 2012

    The Honorable Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, visited Fort Des Moines on Oct. 3. Hammack made the stop during her Iowa trip to see a local Army Reserve Center and learn more about the capabilities and challenges the Army Reserve faces in updating its facilities and in energy conservation.

  • Global logistics concept discussed during FORSCOM commanders forum

    Oct 4, 2012

    Logistics for the Army of 2020 was a key topic discussed during the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) commander's forum held Oct. 2-3 in the FORSCOM headquarters at Marshall Hall.

  • Operational energy forum increases awareness, promotes flexibility and resilience

    Oct 4, 2012

    Commanders and command sergeants major from throughout U.S. Army Forces Command heard about operational energy from an expert on the subject during the U.S. Army Forces Command Commander's Forum held at Marshall Hall Tuesday.

  • NCO Corps welcomes 16 Fort Lee ordnance battalion Soldiers

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 4, 2012) -- Sgt. 1st Class Erick Detrich became a noncommissioned officer years ago and didn't have to be present for his unit's NCO induction ceremony.

  • Watervliet Arsenal joins shipping wars, saves taxpayer dollars

    Oct 2, 2012

    Watervliet Arsenal, a small Army-owned-and-operated manufacturing center in upstate New York is looking hard at its shipping process to squeeze more value out of its operations.

  • 21st TSC hosts air assault course

    Oct 2, 2012

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command, for the third-consecutive year, hosted a 10-day Air Assault School that was attended by approximately 260 Soldiers and Airmen from various units throughout Germany Sept. 10 on Camp Robertson in Schweinfurt, Germany.

  • Detroit Arsenal Receives 4th Neighborhood Environmental Partner Award

    Oct 2, 2012

    The U.S. Army Garrison -- Detroit Arsenal recently received its 4th State of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality 2011 Neighborhood Environmental Partners Program Award for their outstanding commitment to environmental community outreach.

  • Walking the 'lonely walk.' Who is EOD? (Part 1 of 3)

    Oct 2, 2012

    The silence of a frigid February afternoon was broken by an ominous warning. "Fire in the hole, fire in the hole, fire in the hole," the warning echoed across a sub-freezing landscape draped in ice and snow. Seconds later an explosive ordnance technician from 787th Ordnance Company, 3rd Ordnance Battalion, detonated several thermite grenades that destroyed over 500 lbs. of homemade explosive.

  • Walking the 'lonely walk.' Who is EOD? (Part 2 of 3)

    Oct 2, 2012

    Becoming an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician is no easy matter. The Explosive Ordnance Disposal course involves attending a 10-week pre-course held at Fort Lee, Va., followed by another 8 months of training at the Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal Detachment at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., but that's only if you go straight through. The attrition rate for aspiring EOD techs is high; a lot of students are held back and have to repeat some of the schooling, even then, not everyone makes it.

  • Walking the 'lonely walk.' Who is EOD? (Part 3 of 3)

    Oct 2, 2012

    Approach an IED. Just the thought of doing as much is enough to send shivers down even the bravest soldier's spine, but sometimes that is just what the soldiers of 787 EOD have to do.

  • Electric + Gas = Tooele Army Depot, Chevy Volt

    Oct 2, 2012

    As more electric vehicles are becoming a common sight on some military bases as the Department of Defense adds road-capable electric cars such as the Chevy Volt to their fleet, Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) was selected to receive one of the first energy efficient electric cars within the Army Materiel Command (AMC).

  • Curbing base camps' appetites for fuel, water

    Oct 1, 2012

    A 450-person Force Provider base camp was established at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, to demonstrate energy- and water-saving technologies.

  • Even at 100, Arsenal pride has not been forgotten

    Oct 1, 2012

    Many people might believe that having supported our nation's uniformed men and women continuously since the War of 1812 is a pretty significant event, but that statistic may pale in comparison to the fact that two former Arsenal employees will soon turn or have recently turned 100-years-old.

  • AMC provides for troops, employees and beyond

    Oct 1, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Supporting two wars, contingency operations and relocating nearly 11,000 employees was the 'norm' for employees in the U.S. Army Materiel Command during the 2000s.

  • A personal perspective on supporting war

    Oct 1, 2012

    REDSTONE ARESNAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command during the 2000s was known for its efforts in supporting two wars, contingency operations and relocating nearly 11,000 employees. Rudy Chavez, a specialist with nearly 25 years of AMC experience, currently assigned to the AMC Current Operations and Plans Division shares his perspective on the successes of AMC during a time of transition.

  • Army Sustainment Command gains new mission, becomes logistics center of gravity

    Oct 1, 2012

  • Sustainers use 'interrogator' to track cargo at Afghanistan-Uzbekistan border

    Sep 28, 2012

    At the Uzbekistan-Afghanistan border, the 276th Transportation Detachment (Automated Cargo Documentation) uses a radio-frequency identification interrogator system to track cargo within the northern Afghanistan area.

  • 401st supports Task Force White Eagle

    Sep 27, 2012

    Coalition support is a priority for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade. The brigade continued its support for Coalition forces with an issue of several Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles to Task Force White Eagle Sept. 12.

  • Mason awarded Army Commendation Medal

    Sep 27, 2012

    Master Sgt. Mozella M. Mason , AFSBn-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade support operations noncommissioned officer-in-charge was awarded an Army Commendation Medal by Lt. Col. Peter J. Koch, battalion commander, during a ceremony at battalion headquarters Sept. 24.

  • Petroleum supply specialist course trains students to put down fires

    Sep 27, 2012

    Pfc. Emily Bell said she never understood the true power of fire until she recently found herself standing before dancing flames burning at temperatures of 2,500 degrees and shooting to heights in excess of 15 feet.

  • AMC responds to Hurricane Andrew devastation

    Sep 27, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- 'When we were needed, we were there' is the motto that led the U.S. Army Materiel Command in the 1990s. It began with support to Operation Just Cause in early 1990, and continued with Operation Desert Shield/ Desert Storm and extensive humanitarian efforts in the wake of Hurricane Andrew.

  • Anniston Army Depot trains for disaster

    Sep 27, 2012

    Though the calendar read Sept. 20, Anniston Army Depot's Emergency Operations Center was caught in a time warp, propelled forward two weeks to the installation's upcoming Community Appreciation Day. Employees monitored radios and weather conditions, ensuring the safety of the depot workforce and their family members who were participating in the games and festivities about a mile away. As news of a simulated explosion reached the group, they reacted -- each using their training to respond to the crisis -- answering phone calls from concerned citizens, arranging for assistance from outside sources, communicating with those who needed to evacuate the area and helping those injured in the blast or by the ensuing chemical cloud. Thankfully, the explosion was part of an exercise aimed at testing the depot's emergency services, fire and law enforcement, safety, antiterrorism and emergency management procedures.

  • GAP approved for Anniston Army Depot

    Sep 27, 2012

    For almost two years, Anniston,Army,Depot has experienced financial challenges,,which,have kept the installation from reaching or exceeding its net operating goals.

  • Phillips visits Anniston Army Depot, tenant organizations

    Sep 27, 2012

    Lt. Gen. William Phillips, Military Deputy/Director, Army Acquisition Corps, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) visited Anniston Army Depot Sept. 13.

  • ASC officer receives prestigious LATINA award

    Sep 27, 2012

    An Army Sustainment Command officer is a recipient of this year's LATINA Style Meritorious Service Award in a ceremony in Washington, D.C., for contributions to her nation and community.

  • Transporter receives highest Transportation Corps honor

    Sep 26, 2012

    "Whoever shall behold the image of Saint Christopher shall not faint or fall on that day," states the Legend of Saint Christopher from the U.S. Army Transportation Corps' induction ceremony narrative. The legend goes on to say that depictions of Saint Christopher were shown opposite the entrances to churches so passers-by could look upon them 'and be fortified.' Those words are spoken when the Transportation Corps bestows upon one of its own something given only to the best in the transportation community -- induction into the Military Order of Saint Christopher.

  • All FOBs are not the same

    Sep 25, 2012

    When you ask soldiers about their deployment experience, you might hear about them going down to the PX at Kandahar Airfield or about how they were in the middle of nowhere using water bottles for brushing their teeth, shaving, or using baby wipes for a shower.

  • APS-3 Army strategic flotilla rebuild complete, meets 2020 strategy

    Sep 25, 2012

    The rebuild of the Army Prepositioned Stocks Afloat (APS-3) Army Strategic Flotilla (ASF) is now complete. The United States Naval Ship Watson was uploaded from Sept. 10-19 at Wharf Alpha, Joint Base Charleston, S.C., and set sail Sept. 22. This means from this point on, the six Large-Medium Speed Roll-on Roll-off (LMSR) ships, will be on-station, returning periodically for their maintenance cycles every 30 to 36 months.

  • Odierno visits Soldiers in southern Afghanistan

    Sep 24, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visited the Regional Command (South) area of operations in Afghanistan, including Forward Operating Base Zangabad, near the horn of Panjwai, Sept. 18, 2012.

  • NS-E mission at Sierra Army Depot draws FORSCOM G-4 attention

    Sep 24, 2012

    Maj. Gen. John O'Connor visits Sierra Army Depot to better understand Non Standard-Equipment processing returning from Afghanistan.

  • Westphal: National Guard key component in Army transformation

    Sep 24, 2012

    Undersecretary of the Army Joseph Westphal and Gen. John Vessey, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, toured Camp Ripley, Minn., Sept. 22, 2012. The visit was the first for Westphal and gave him time to meet Soldiers and receive a background of the Minnesota National Guard.

  • 316th Manas Team Beats Deadline

    Sep 23, 2012

    The number of U.S. Troops in the Afghanistan now stands at 68,000, Secretary of State Leon E. Panetta told reporters. The troop count is down from the peak of 101,000 U.S. forces last year and marks the end of a critical phase in President Barack Obama's war strategy.

  • Petroleum, water unit fades into history

    Sep 21, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 20, 2012) -- The 49th Quartermaster Group, once the active Army's only petroleum and water unit, quietly faded into the annals of history during an inactivation ceremony Friday at Seay Field.

  • Army seeks Soldier input with Army Service Uniform survey

    Sep 20, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III is encouraging all active-duty, Reserve and National Guard Soldiers to take the Army Service Uniform survey to help inform the Army's decisions regarding future uniforms and equipment.

  • Bailey assumes role as battalion's senior NCO at BAF

    Sep 20, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. Dannette D. Bailey assumes responsibility as Army Field Support Battalion-Bagram's senior enlisted Soldier from Sgt. Maj. Donald R. Robertson during a change of responsibility ceremony Sept. 15 at battalion headquarters.

  • USARAF coordinates transportation training in Burkina Faso

    Sep 20, 2012

    Recently, U.S. Army and Air Force trainers worked with 27 Burkina Faso Armed Forces personnel during a second phase of unit movement training.

  • Suicide prevention stand down set for Sept. 27

    Sep 18, 2012

    In two days the Army will conduct a suicide prevention stand down worldwide to focus on promoting good health, teammate involvement, risk reduction and resilience training.

  • 3/399th Logistics Support Battalion dominate Lanes Training Competition

    Sep 18, 2012

    Three Army Reserve Soldiers from the 3/399th Logistics Support Battalion placed first, second and third during the Truck Rodeo portion of the 800th Logistics Support Brigade's Lanes Training Exercise at Fort Knox, Ky., Sept. 14-15, 2012.

  • JSC-A briefs Third Army/ARCENT commander on redeployment operations

    Sep 18, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, Third Army/ARCENT commanding general, met with Joint Sustainment Command Afghanistan Soldiers on September 17, 2012 at Kandahar Airfield.

  • Deploying Soldiers test new female body armor prototype

    Sep 18, 2012

    Female Soldiers at Fort Campbell, Ky., preparing for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan are getting a chance to weigh in on the latest innovation in personal protective equipment: body armor designed specifically to fit them.

  • Mission Command in Garrison - 'train as you fight'

    Sep 18, 2012

    The U.S. Army Forces Command is setting up their tactical Mission Command computer systems on home station networks to ensure Solders' mission command skills remain sharp.

  • Active Army's only petroleum and water group brings end to storied past

    Sep 17, 2012

    For those who've lived and worked at Fort Lee,Va., over the past decade or so, the images were commonplace and unmistakable.

  • Army gears up for next Network Integration Evaluation

    Sep 17, 2012

    As preparations for the Army's Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 kick into high gear, Soldiers, engineers, combat developers and test officials have joined forces at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M., to provide full-time support to what will be the fourth iteration in a series of semi-annual field exercises designed to further integrate and mature the Army's tactical network, and accelerate the way network technologies are delivered to Soldiers through integrated "capability sets" of communications gear.

  • 'Where's the beef?' -- DoD finds answers in osmotic dehydration process

    Sep 17, 2012

    The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate is now partnering with a commercial vendor in Cayce, S.C., to develop a meat product that uses an innovative dehydrating process.

  • AMC commander visits USASAC

    Sep 17, 2012

    U.S. Army Materiel Command's Commanding General, Gen. Dennis L. Via, made his first official visit to the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command Sept. 17 since taking command in August, and saw AMC's vision as a "Globally Networked Logistics Enterprise," already in place at USASAC.

  • Brig. Gen. Gamble visits Joint Base Charleston

    Sep 17, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Duane Gamble, Army Sustainment Command deputy commanding general, along with Brig. Gen. Edward Dorman III, director of Logistics Operations, Readiness, Force Integration and Strategy, Headquarters, Department of the Army, listen to a briefing Sept. 13 at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in Charleston, S.C.

  • From immigrant to Watervliet's Face of Strength, a 50-year journey

    Sep 14, 2012

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- For nearly 200 years, most Arsenal employees began their careers here and ended them here. Given the unique and specialized skills required of the Arsenal's workforce, few have sought the opportunity to venture off to work at some other Army arsenal or depot, nor may the Arsenal leadership have wanted them to. Some might have thought that being able to raise families at one location was a blessing, while others might have wondered what life would have been like if they had worked at some other installation. There is one current employee, however, who is living the life of both extremes and has been for more than 50 years.

  • OEF Property Accountability for Off-Ramp Units: Command Emphasis and Early Planning

    Sep 14, 2012

    Executing a smooth responsible off-ramp and redeployment operation takes an enormous concerted effort with forged partnerships among a supported task force, the sustainment brigade, the regional Army Field Support Battalion, and U.S. Army Materiel Command's Life Cycle Management Commands.

  • Tobyhanna installs leak detection system, receives federal award

    Sep 13, 2012

    Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., has employed a high-tech solution to an age old problem -- leaky pipes -- which exceeded expectations and earned the installation the 2012 Federal Energy and Water Management Award (Project Category).

  • Hammack observes Ansbach's lean, green conservation machine

    Sep 13, 2012

    Katherine Hammack, the assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, visited Ansbach, Germany, Sept. 12-13, 2012, to see energy-saving measures at work. Ansbach is the command headquarters for the Army garrisons Ansbach, Bamberg and Schweinfurt, informally known as the Franconian Military Community.

  • Army garrison launches renewable energy project

    Sep 13, 2012

    Energy from new photovoltaic panels atop warehouses at U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern, Germany, will soon provide enough energy for 500 homes and save roughly $50,000 annually.

  • ASC selects EAGLE contractors

    Sep 13, 2012

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command, through the Army Contracting Command -- Rock Island, executed the first round of basic ordering agreements (BOA) with companies to provide logistics support services through its Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise (EAGLE) program. The second round of BOA releases will be made on a continuing basis between now and Oct. 15.

  • Westphal: Leader development essential to Army of the Future

    Sep 13, 2012

    By the time the students in today's Command and General Staff College Intermediate Level Education class are leading the Army, the Army of the Future will already be here, the under secretary of the Army said last week.

  • 402nd AFSB issues APS-5 equipment to 2-18th FA Regt

    Sep 11, 2012

  • 10th Sustainment Brigade makes history, conducts aerial delivery operations at Salang Pass

    Sep 10, 2012

    The 10th Sustainment Brigade conducted the first aerial delivery mission near the Salang tunnel, Afghanistan, Aug. 26, 2012, proving aerial resupply is possible almost anywhere in Afghanistan.

  • Fort Carson EOD hosts civilian bomb squads

    Sep 10, 2012

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers met their civilian counterparts for four days of workshops and training lanes, Aug. 27-30, 2012, during the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators regional conference, at Fort Carson, Colo.

  • Army Secretary visits Anniston Army Depot

    Sep 10, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited Anniston Army Depot, Ala., Sept. 7, 2012.

  • Wash racks recycle thousands of gallons of water

    Sep 7, 2012

    401st Army Field Support Brigade personnel using five self-contained wash racks at AFSBn-Kandahar have been washing vehicles nearly around the clock since March 30 and are saving thousands of gallons of water daily.

  • AMC General praises RRAD for hard work, dedication

    Sep 7, 2012

    RED RIVER ARMY DEPOT, Texas (Sept. 6, 2012) -- Gen. Dennis L. Via, new commanding general of the Army Materiel Command, caught a snapshot of the massive maintenance facilities at Red River Army Depot during a visit Sept. 6.

  • Assistant Secretary visits U.S. Army installations in Europe

    Sep 7, 2012

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, the Honorable Katherine Hammack, is touring U.S. Army installations in Germany and Italy.

  • 113th Sustainment Brigade Medical Officer earns top leadership award

    Sep 5, 2012

    U.S. Army Medical Command selected Capt. Jacqueline Brinson, a member of North Carolina National Guard's 113th Sustainment Brigade, as this year's Army National Guard recipient of the Capt. John R. Teal Leadership Award. The award is named in honor of John Teal; the first medical officer killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Women's Equality Day Celebrated at the Detroit Arsenal

    Sep 5, 2012

  • Soldiers search for shipping containers in Afghanistan

    Sep 5, 2012

    Two National Guard Soldiers from the 113th Sustainment Brigade recently deployed to Kuwait, where they received a unique Afghanistan mission -- locate lost shipping containers.

  • Soldiers transport cargo during night time operations

    Sep 5, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (August 30, 2012) - Soldiers with the 25th Transportation Company transported cargo and multi-class items to Forward Operating Base Pasab, Afghanistan on August 30, 2012.

  • Quartermaster Corps welcome new commander

    Sep 5, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 5, 2012) -- Command of the Quartermaster School and Corps changed hands in a ceremony Aug. 30 at the 262nd QM Battalion Parade Field.

  • Soldier helps others after sister's death

    Sep 5, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 5, 2012) -- October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but it's never too early to shed light on the subject for one Fort Lee Soldier.

  • GEN Via Finds Unmatched Capabilities and Empowered Workforce at Corpus Christi Army Depot

    Sep 5, 2012

    Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) welcomes the new commander of the United States Army Materiel Command (AMC), four-star General Dennis L. Via, during his inaugural tour, 5 Sep 2012.

  • Operation Ammunition Clean Sweep 2012 mission complete

    Aug 22, 2012

    The 11-person Operation Ammunition Clean Sweep 2012 team inspected and condition-coded more than 2,500 short tons of ammunition in about six months.

  • Transportation Corps hosts Vietnam War commemoration

    Aug 22, 2012

    The Transportation Corps, in partnership with the U.S. Army Quartermaster and Women's museums, hosted a 50th commemoration of the Vietnam War, Aug. 17, 2012, at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Army Logistics University welcomes new commandant

    Aug 21, 2012

    John E. Hall, president U.S. Army Logistics University, passes the ALU colors to Col. Robert A. Harney, Jr. during an Assumption of Responsibility ceremony here, Aug. 21.

  • 71st Ordnance Group (EOD) takes 2012 EOD Team of the Year

    Aug 20, 2012

    FORT KNOX, Ky. -- The 663rd Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 242nd Ordnance Battalion (EOD), 71st Ordnance Group (EOD) from Fort Carson, Colo. took top honors during the 2012 EOD Team of the Year competition here Aug. 17.

  • Watervliet builds great cannons, better relationships

    Aug 16, 2012

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- It is no secret that Watervliet builds the best cannons in the world, but what the Arsenal has been building with the local community lately may be just as strong as the steel used in gun tubes -- it's called relationships. The month of August is traditionally a slow period at the Arsenal because that is when a significant number of workers take leave during the annual shutdown of manufacturing operations. But for the Arsenal's emergency service teams, who provide 24-hour, seven-day-a-week protection to the Arsenal, there was no such thing as a shutdown.

  • 'Vanguard' cooks sizzle to DA-level Phillip A. Connelly competition

    Aug 16, 2012

    For the first time in 10 years, Fort Stewart, Ga., Soldiers will advance to the Department of the Army-level Phillip A. Connelly competition. A team of 25 food service specialists with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division will vie to win the garrison military category of the 45th annual awards program. The Philip A. Connelly Awards Program is a competition that provides recognition, promotes professionalism and excellence throughout the Army food service corps.

  • U.S., Afghan Army Engineers: Leading the way, hand in hand

    Aug 16, 2012

    Spc. Michael Wilkersonfoy of 420th Eng. Co., 458th Eng. Bn., 411th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, show unity in strength with a fellow engineer soldier from the Afghan National Army's 4/1/209th Corps during a training break, March 4, 2012, in Faryab Province, Afghanistan.

  • Wounded vet shares story during Fort Lee visit

    Aug 16, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 16, 2012) -- Wounded warrior Marissa Strock paid a visit to Charlie Company, 832nd Ordnance Battalion here Monday evening.

  • Transitioning Lee Soldiers get commercial driver's license training

    Aug 16, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 16, 2012) -- The Transportation School conducted a pilot program here in early August to give Soldiers additional training that will assist them with their transition out of the service.

  • Explosive ordnance disposal company helps with range cleanup at Southern Accord 2012

    Aug 15, 2012

    "I found another wedding cake," said Staff Sgt. Tracy Dice, a bomb technician with the 430th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company out of Washington, N.C. As she slowly lowered herself to examine the metal device with meticulous caution, it became apparent she was not referring to a fluffy, sweet dessert entree.

  • US and Botswana soldiers keep SA 12 rolling

    Aug 15, 2012

    Eight U.S. Army soldiers with Company B, 405th Brigade Support Battalion, Illinois Army National Guard out of Crestwood, Ill., joined 25 Botswana Defense Force Corps of Mechanical Engineers members to form the Maintenance Support and Recovery group for Southern Accord 2012.

  • Illinois Army National Guard soldiers provide logistical support in Botswana

    Aug 15, 2012

    Logistics is the backbone of any large-scale operation, and one group of Illinois Army National Guard soldiers is providing that support. Soldiers from the 405th Brigade Support Battalion are currently in Botswana, Africa, supporting Southern Accord 12.

  • 10th Sustainment Brigade coordinates air drop missions for JSC-A Soldiers

    Aug 15, 2012

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Aug 15, 2012

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Jason Hearing, a generator equipment mechanic here, installs a master switch in a 10kw generator for a UAV system while working in the Systems Integration and Support Directorate's Mobile Electric Power Branch.

  • 541st CSSB completes 402nd AFSB support mission

    Aug 15, 2012

    The 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, from Fort Riley, Kan., completed its mission supporting the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade in August and is now coming home to the United States.

  • First female four-star general retires from Army

    Aug 15, 2012

    The first woman to serve as a four-star general in both the Army and the U.S. armed forces, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody retired Aug. 15, 2012, after 38 years in uniform.

  • LOGCAP awards fee board aims to incentivize contractors

    Aug 10, 2012

    LOGCAP awards fee board meets to determine if their performance contractors have earned an award based on performance above minimum contract requirements.

  • 402nd AFSB welcomes new commander, CSM in Kuwait

    Aug 10, 2012

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade conducted a combined change of command/change of responsibility ceremony July 16 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Army culinary team takes first place in Okinawa's inaugural interservice cook-off

    Aug 9, 2012

    CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa (Aug. 9, 2012) -- A team of culinary specialists from the Army took first place in the inaugural island-wide, interservice cook-off held July 28 at the Field House here.

  • Gamble receives first star

    Aug 8, 2012

    Department of the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason promoted Col. Duane A. Gamble to brigadier general during a ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug. 3. Gamble serves as deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, which is headquartered on the Arsenal.

  • EOD Soldiers, law enforcement complete FBI post-blast course

    Aug 8, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Four large explosions rocked Fort Riley's Live-Fire Trench Complex recently as civilian bomb technicians and ordnance Soldiers prepared their peers for some of the most in-depth training in their field.

  • United States Army Pacific's 2012 Phillip A. Connelly Field Feeding Team Winner Announced

    Aug 8, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- No military saying may hold truer than an "Army fights on its stomach." And no military job may keep truer to the concept of a Soldier being a master of his technical craft and war than an Army cook. As the cooks of the 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command field feeding team demonstrated their ability to back up every rifle with a hot meal when they won the United States Army Pacific's 2012 Phillip A. Connelly Field Feeding Team category, here, July 31.

  • Via takes command of AMC, becomes first 4-star signal officer

    Aug 7, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd Austin were in attendance at the promotion ceremony for Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via, U.S. Army Materiel Command's deputy commanding general, at the Bob Jones auditorium in Madison, Ala., Aug. 7, 2012.

  • 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.