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  • Logistics paratroopers prove evolving sustainment software ready for prime time

    Nov 14, 2011

    During a recent field exercise, Army logisticians here embraced for the first time a powerful "new" tool for forecasting and distributing supplies on the battlefield.

  • Challenges tackled at the 2011 Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Senior Leader Forum

    Nov 12, 2011

    The Under Secretary of the Army addressed 345 senior acquisition, logistics and technology experts from throughout the Department of Defense during a senior leader training forum in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • Last stop for fuel in Iraq: Bulk fuel farm consolidates fuel as drawdown continues

    Nov 8, 2011

    As Operation New Dawn continues the drawdown of U.S. Forces in Iraq, Contingency Operating Base Adder has become the main fuel hub in the process of exporting military assets out of the country.

  • Sorting equipment saving money in Iraq drawdown

    Nov 8, 2011

    Materiel redistribution team Soldiers with the1729th Field Support Maintenance Company, Maryland Army National Guard, must figure out what to do with equipment in Iraq as the U.S. continues the drawdown there.

  • Howitzer program helps strengthen Afghan self defense

    Nov 7, 2011

    Picatinny Arsenal is helping the Afghan National Army develop their indirect fire capability to bolster self-defense.

  • Battalion dons AMC patch for drawdown mission

    Nov 5, 2011

    The 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion from Fort Riley, Kan., dons the Army Materiel Command patch in a ceremony at Camp Virginia, Kuwait for Operation New Dawn. The patch comes with a huge mission to get tons of equipment out of Iraq.

  • TACOM team charging batteries, saving money

    Nov 5, 2011

    Tank Automotive-Armament Command staff at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, receive about a thousand batteries a month and recharge them to ship back to units, saving the Army millions of dollars.

  • Soldiers leaving Iraq, unloading ammunition

    Nov 5, 2011

    Soldiers in Iraq hung onto their ammunition until the last possible minute before departing the country. Now, ammunition holding areas are flooded and amnesty boxes are full.

  • New light machine gun aims to 'SAW' Soldiers' load

    Nov 4, 2011

    A series of tests under battlefield conditions were conducted to see how a prototype light weight machine gun and its distinctive ammunition impact Soldier effectiveness in battle

  • Combat Feeding researcher honored

    Nov 3, 2011

    Dr. Pat Dunne of the Combat Feeding Directorate at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center has earned the 2011 Institute for Food Safety and Health Award.

  • 90th HRC sends team to Kuwait

    Nov 3, 2011

    A small team of Soldiers assigned to the 90th Human Resources Company, Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division, deployed to Kuwait, Oct. 29, to act as a Casualty Liaison Team.

  • TF Spearhead cooks excel, provide good food in austere conditions

    Nov 2, 2011

    When three Soldiers, all food operations specialists from Task Force Spearhead, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, were placed at a remote FOB in western Afghanistan, they were asked to simply perform to standard. They have done more than that though, they have excelled.

  • Tooele incorporates Continuous Improvement with savings over $4 million

    Nov 2, 2011

    With proposed budget cuts across the Department of Defense (DoD) of more than $450 billion in spending over the next ten years, and additional spending cuts based on Congressional bipartisan committee recommendations, the Army is preparing to conduct business with less funding. Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) has already positioned itself to be a leader within the Army Materiel Command (AMC) in the cost cutting arena through its ongoing Continuous Improvement Program. Fiscal 2011 proved to be a banner year for TEAD with 16 Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and Value Engineering projects completed with validated savings or cost avoidance totaling approximately $4.1 million. This exceeds the Joint Munitions Command (JMC) goal of $2.4 million by $1.7 million.

  • HQDA G-4 welcomes a new chief

    Nov 2, 2011

    Today, MG (P) Raymond V. Mason takes the helm as the new Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army, G-4 (Logistics).

  • AMC launches Bold Ideas Campaign

    Nov 1, 2011

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command is soliciting Bold Ideas from AMC personnel from Oct. 31 to Dec. 30, as part of an effort to transform the command into being more cost-effective, creating leaner processes and becoming more energy-efficient command-wide.

  • CCAD Returns Third OH-58D Armed Scout Helicopter to the Fight

    Oct 31, 2011

    Corpus Christi, TX -- A needed OH-58D Kiowa Warrior was returned to the fight when Corpus Christi Army Depot Commander, Col. Christopher B. Carlile handed the newly repaired KW's log books to 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade Commander, Col. John M. Morgan during a transfer ceremony held during the Luther Jones Professional Aviation Forum at the American Bank Center October 26, 2011. The KW is destined for the 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment,1st Combat Aviation Brigade out of Ft. Riley Kansas.

  • McQuistion takes reins of Army Sustainment Command

    Oct 28, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion became commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command during an Oct. 28 change of command ceremony on Memorial Field.

  • Three SDDC units capture Supply Excellence Awards

    Oct 28, 2011

    Three Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command units were named winners of the command's 2011 Chief of Staff Supply Excellence Awards during the SDDC Commanders' and Command Sergeants' Major Fall conference today at Scott AFB.

  • CREW: helping defeat IEDs

    Oct 26, 2011

    Counter Radio Electronic Warfare systems are helping Soldiers in Afghanistan to defeat deadly improvised explosive devices by blocking radio signals that can be used by insurgents to detonate the devices remotely.

  • Army to use new uniform for Soldier burial clothing

    Oct 24, 2011

    The Army Liaison Team at the Dover Port Mortuary will begin using the new Army Service Uniform for deceased Soldiers effective January 1, 2012.

  • Chief of Ordnance earns first star

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 20, 2011) - It's been more than a year, and the wait is finally over.

  • Ammo Tech Course graduates first class at Fort Lee

    Oct 20, 2011

    The Army Logistics University Technical Logistics College graduated its first Ammunition Technician Warrant Officer Class at Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 14, 2011, capping an extensive effort to move the course from it former location at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • New Bradleys add punch to pre-positioned stocks in Korea

    Oct 20, 2011

    Dozens of new Bradley M2A3 Infantry Fighting Vehicles have arrived in Korea, where they will improve the combat power of Army Prepositioned Stocks - 4, managed by Army Sustainment Command's 403rd Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Units in Iraq pick up pace to turn in property

    Oct 19, 2011

    Convoy after convoy, container upon container are sorted, inventoried, documented and pushed out at an increasingly rapid rate as the clock ticks on the drawdown for Iraq. The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade Redistribution Property Assistance Team is working hard for the long haul out of Iraq.

  • Army chefs learn from Culinary Institute of America

    Oct 19, 2011

    Army chefs from around the world are learning master-level secrets and techniques from instructors at the Culinary Institute of America.

  • Ordnance Challenge

    Oct 17, 2011

    59th Ordnance Brigade, Ordnance School, held its first Commander's Cup Challenge at Fort Lee, Va.

  • 'Ironman' a game-changer on battlefield

    Oct 14, 2011

    After a 2 1/2 hour firefight in Afghanistan Iowa National Guard Solders started wondering how they could carry loads of crew-served weapon ammunition over rough terrain like Jesse Ventura did in the movie "Predator."

  • Germersheim Army Depot marks 60 years; installation designated as enduring

    Oct 13, 2011

    Back in 1951 miles of military tanks, trucks, equipment and other remnants of World War II filled nearly every inch of Germersheim Ordnance Vehicle Park. The park, located on an old German training ground in Germersheim near the Rhine River, was created to store, receive and issue equipment and supplies in support of the U.S. Army in Europe. The area's close vicinity to railways and a river port, made it ideal for a host of logistical operations. But these days, you'd be more apt to spot bulldozers and brightly colored shipping trucks from all over the world crowding the small winding roads of what is now known as Germersheim Army Depot. T

  • Quartermaster School Hosts "Friends"

    Oct 13, 2011

    There's a lot of behind-the-scenes support required to ensure Soldiers are successful in their occupational specialties, and the Quartermaster School recognized these efforts during the first 'Friends of the Quartermaster Day' Sept. 22.

  • Pack it up, move it out

    Oct 12, 2011

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Nearly 1,200 containers of serviceable material and more than 35,000 line items are sitting in the Theater Redistribution Center here at any one time. That's a lot of stuff.

  • Outfitting Soldiers head to toe

    Oct 6, 2011

    From their heads to their toes, if Soldiers wear it these days, the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Mass., likely had a hand in developing it.

  • Robots give Soldiers the advantage

    Oct 6, 2011

    Soldiers with the Joint Program Office Robotics at the Army Field Support Battalion-Kandahar, Afghanistan, help field the robots that are saving Soldiers lives.

  • Ordnance Corp selects former Watervliet commander for Hall of Fame

    Oct 6, 2011

    Earlier this year, former Watervliet Arsenal Commander Lt. Col. Francis H. Parker (1838 - 1897) was inducted into the 2011 Class of the Ordnance Corps' Hall of Fame. On Sept. 7, 2011, in the presence of Arsenal employees, including former Arsenal employee and Ordnance Hall of fame member Fred Clas, Col. Clark W. LeMasters Jr., Chief of Ordnance, visited the Arsenal to present Parker's certificate and ribbon to Col. Mark F. Migaleddi, the Arsenal's current commander.

  • 'Old Hickory' rises to challenge of moving vehicles, supplies out of Iraq

    Oct 4, 2011

    The Tennessee Army National Guard's 230th Sustainment Brigade has been chosen as one of several units responsible for withdrawing all U.S. Forces from Iraq by the end of this year.

  • Watervliet Arsenal's history, tradition, and pride help restore guns, community spirit

    Oct 3, 2011

    A little bit of Arsenal history, tradition, and a sense of pride was demonstrated during the Christian Brothers Academy Opening Day Ceremony when the Arsenal celebrated the reconstruction of two 1914-era guns that adorn the entry to the school.

  • DCOM-RS sergeant major observes progress in western Afghanistan

    Oct 3, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. Michael Mosites, sergeant major of Deputy Commander, Regional Support, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan/Combines Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, conducted a battlefield circulation Sept. 26-29 to Regional Support Command-West.

  • Sailing Forward Together

    Oct 3, 2011

    History set sail recently as the USNS Spearhead, the Navy's first Joint High Speed Vessel, was christened during a ceremony at the shipbuilders' facility in Mobile, Ala. The JHSV is a new class of ship, designed for rapid intra-theater transport of troops and military equipment. Commonly referred to as the "workhorse of the nation," it was conceived as a joint endeavor among the services.

  • 404th logisticians leading change

    Sep 30, 2011

    404th Army Field Support Brigade logisticians are heeding the call to "change before you have to."

  • You can't take that home from here -- US Customs training at 401st AFSB

    Sep 29, 2011

    United States Customs inspectors came to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade loaded with guns, knives, furs and brass knuckles for a training session.

  • Mine rollers saves lives

    Sep 29, 2011

    Bacon helps coalition forces in Afghanistan install mine rollers on the front of tactical vehicles. He has traveled across the country providing support to Soldiers and assisting with the installations of the mine rollers.

  • Scientists bring energy solutions to the desert

    Sep 29, 2011

    How to heat and cool in the desert without attempting to heat and cool the desert itself is a question that has to be answered when planning and building camps and operating bases in Afghanistan. The easy answer is generators and then more generators.

  • Army awards $12.5 million contract to Watervliet

    Sep 28, 2011

    Army selects the Arsenal to manufacture more than 60 howitzer tubes and subassemblies for the Army's lightweight 155mm howitzer, the M777.

  • Harbormaster Command and Control Center

    Sep 28, 2011

  • History Takes Aim at Ordnance School

    Sep 27, 2011

    The Ordnance School received historic U.S. Army 12" railroad gun.

  • Joint Logistics Over The Shore 2011

    Sep 27, 2011

  • DMC hosts Lead Materiel Integrator working group

    Sep 27, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command's Distribution Management Center, hosted a working group Sept. 20-22, focusing on the command's newest capability: Lead Materiel Integrator

  • 'Refresh, Refurb': Doing more with less, liking it that way

    Sep 20, 2011

    Logistics Task Force-4, part of the 401st Army Field Support Battalion-Kandahar, is working with the Marine Corps on a new, one-of-a-kind maintenance program that will keep Marine Corps vehicles in the fight for an additional two years.

  • Behind the TPE Curtain

    Sep 20, 2011

    The TPE team falls under Logistical Task Force-4, part of the 401st Army Field Support Battalion--Kandahar, 401st Army Field Support Brigade. They manage 72 hand receipts worth approximately $182 million.

  • Logistic Soldiers keep supply lines open

    Sep 20, 2011

    With the continued transition of U.S. bases throughout northern Iraq, the need for the timely movement of supplies and equipment to centralized locations has shown the value of well-trained logistics Soldiers.

  • Operation Ammunition Clean Sweep clears away hazardous munitions

    Sep 19, 2011

    Teams of experts from Joint Munitions Command elements across the United States and personnel already in-theater began Operation Ammunition Clean Sweep in early August to inspect explosives safety and ammunition ranging from bullets to bombs.

  • Say hello to Army mariner Spc. Christina Behymer

    Sep 15, 2011

    It's a love for the water that inspired Spc. Christina Behymer to become an Army watercraft operator. Assigned to the 335th Transportation Detachment, First and Finest, 24th Transportation Battalion, the 27-year old from Harrison, Ark. enlisted in to the military in 2009, the rest as they say, has been smoothing sailing.

  • Fort Lee unit redeploys

    Sep 15, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 15, 2011)--Soldiers of the 54th Quartermaster Company returned to Fort Lee Sept. 11 after a six-month deployment to Afghanistan and Kuwait. They were welcomed by family and friends during a redeployment ceremony at the Post Field House.

  • Army Strong: Home of Sustainment Completes BRAC 2005

    Sep 14, 2011

    The Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee have successfully completed their portion of the Army's largest institutional transformation ever -- Base Realignment and Closure 2005.

  • Honoring Logisticians

    Sep 9, 2011

    Display recognizes six Medal of Honor recipients

  • Army Sustainment Command sets sail in Pacific Reach

    Sep 8, 2011

    Watercraft are a key element of Army Pre-Positioned Stocks, managed by Army Sustainment Command.

  • Army Sustainment Command marks 9/11 anniversary

    Sep 8, 2011

    Beginning at dawn's early light Sept. 8, Army Sustainment Command Soldiers and civilians paid tribute to the victims of 9/11 and the Service members lost in the ensuing war on terrorism.

  • Flag ceremony heralds arrival of Fort Lee's newest tenant

    Sep 1, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 1, 2011) --A crisp U.S. flag quickly rose for the first time in front of the new Defense Contract Management Agency headquarters at Fort Lee on Aug. 25. The dawn was just breaking through the trees as cadre and students from the Noncommissioned Officer Academy's Quartermaster Branch Senior Leader Course raised the flag at the call of a distant bugle; a new day for the Army installation, and a new day for its newest tenant command.

  • Fort Campbell, Ky.-based water purification Soldiers take annual competition

    Sep 1, 2011

    FORT STORY, Va. (Aug. 30, 2011) --The 20th Quartermaster Company, 106th Transportation Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, based out of Fort Campbell, Ky. was named the 2011 Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit (ROWPU) 'Rodeo' winner, at the end of a joint-service competition held here, Aug. 21-25.

  • Watervliet's revolutionary process lightens the load for Soldiers

    Aug 31, 2011

    The Watervliet Arsenal released its first shipment of redesigned 60mm lightweight mortar barrels this week that are up to 20 percent lighter than the previous versions used since the late 1970s.

  • Army Sustainment Command adding personal property shipping to its portfolio

    Aug 30, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command is absorbing many functions of installation Directorates of Logistics, including household goods movements.

  • RFI rapidly issues gear to Soldiers in new facility

    Aug 29, 2011

    "within 20 minutes, it's mission accomplished" The Rapid Fielding Initiative storefront for Bagram Airfield relocated to a larger and better equipped facility on the Warrior compound in July and has been serving satisfied customers daily since then.

  • Depot Quick Win Won't Put a Damper on DoD Budget

    Aug 29, 2011

    A Lean Six Sigma project is slashing prices on UH-60s by over $500,000 thanks to a new tooling aide that has revolutionized the way the Corpus Christi Army Depot repairs damper brackets.

  • Thirst for Victory

    Aug 25, 2011

  • Baghdad-based Soldiers donate goods to local families in need

    Aug 24, 2011

    Many service members departing Iraq are now donating personal property they've accumulated to needy Iraqi families, rather than throw it away or sell it to an incoming service member.

  • Army North leads way during large-scale terrorism response exercise

    Aug 23, 2011

    The Vibrant Response 12 exercise, conducted by U.S. Army North, focuses on the Department of Defense mission to support civil authorities after a disaster.

  • ASC trains Reserve Soldiers for deployment

    Aug 22, 2011

    Army Reserve Soldiers from around the country received training from the Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug. 19. Soldiers assigned to ASC trained reservists for deployment into theater to support its 401st and 402nd Army Field Support Brigades.

  • 401st AFSBn-KAF hosts ROC drill for units upgrading tactical vehicles

    Aug 20, 2011

    The 401st Army Field Support Battalion-Kandahar hosted a rehearsal of concept drill to help maneuver units turning in their tactical vehicles for upgrade and maintenance understand the process of turning those vehicles in.

  • Moving day in Iraq for 402nd Army Field Support Brigade

    Aug 19, 2011

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, one of the Army's largest brigades, is packing up and moving as the draw down in Iraq moves forward. Long time logistics expert James Branham takes a look back at the unit's evolution and accomplishments.

  • Stars guide marine operations students at Army's transportation school

    Aug 16, 2011

    Army mariners who sail the waterways of the world learn navigation skills, but with no terrain features to guide them, they look to the stars.

  • Soldiers make MOST of training at Crane Army Ammunition Activity

    Aug 15, 2011

    More than 80 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 395th Ordnance Company received important training at Crane Army Ammunition Activity July 25-30 to learn the mission-specific skills they will need when they deploy to places like Afghanistan.

  • Vet unit partners with field support brigade to keep IED detection dogs in fight

    Aug 15, 2011

    The 358th Medical Detachment, Veterinary Services, is a Reserve unit from Alabama whose mission includes keeping improvised explosive device detection dogs healthy and in the fight.

  • Marines appreciate 401st AFSB support

    Aug 15, 2011

    "One team " one fight," said U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Michael G. Dana, 2nd Marine Logistics Group commanding general, referring to the relationship between the U.S. Marine Corps units at Forward Operating Base Leatherneck and the U.S. Army’s 401st Army Field Support Brigade’s Logistics Task Force element located a few blocks down the street.

  • ‘Guardians’ of the Sky

    Aug 15, 2011

    101st BSB Soldiers keep Kirkuk skies safe for military aircraft.

  • Soldiers compete in ASC Best Warrior competition

    Aug 15, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command Soldiers compete in ASC's Best Warrior Competition. Staff Sgt. Robert Wilkins and Spc. Calvin Williams advanced to AMC's competition. Both competitions were held at Rock Island Arsenal.

  • Afghan National Army Officer tours 4-401st maintenance facility

    Aug 12, 2011

    The Afghan officer in charge of training Afghan National Army and Afghan Nation Police Humvee drivers came to see the Afghan National Army Humvee Refurbishment program, being conducted by the 401st Army Field Support Battalion-Kandahar.

  • SDDC Logistics Division takes Property Accountability to the next level

    Aug 12, 2011

    In July 2010, the Department of the Army created a program aimed at accounting for all U.S. Army-owned equipment. According to SDDC supply experts, the program has received considerable attention within this command.

  • Tobyhanna Army Depot achieves Aerospace Standard

    Aug 12, 2011

    Tobyhanna Army Depot is the first military installation and third organization of any type in the world to achieve certification to both Aerospace Standard (AS) 9100 Revision C and AS9110 Revision A, internationally recognized standards for quality.

  • New task force to focus on renewable energy

    Aug 11, 2011

    A new Energy Initiatives Office Task Force will help the Army face challenges associated with rising fuel costs.

  • 87th CSSB Soldiers prepare for mission at home

    Aug 11, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to the 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division, are slated to participate in U.S. Army North’s largest training exercise to date Aug. 17 - 28 at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. In preparation for the upcoming Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear) Response Force mission.

  • Equipment prepared for turn-in by 'Griffin' Battalion Soldiers

    Aug 11, 2011

    Soldiers with Company B, "Griffin" Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center conducted a thorough cleaning of their assigned theater-provided equipment, July 28, 2011, at Camp Liberty, Iraq, in preparation for turn in.

  • BRAC moves Ordnance School classes to Lee

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. - More than 300 Soldiers arrived at the U.S. Army Ordnance School Aug. 9 from Edgewood, Md., as part of Base Realignment and Closure initiatives. Nine classes of wheeled vehicle mechanics will now learn basic automotive knowledge and repair skills on new state-of-the-art equipment.

  • 66th Trans. Co. brings back the Truck Roadeo

    Aug 9, 2011

    More than 30 transportation Soldiers gathered on Kleber Kaserne to participate in the 66th Transportation Company’s Truck Roadeo here, July 25-29.

  • New dawn for ammunition as Iraq drawdown hits full steam

    Aug 8, 2011

    As forward operating bases close in Iraq ammunition is shipped to a supply point where it is sorted, inspected, classified and re-packaged for re-issue or demilitarization.

  • MRV and H8 trainers and students weather the elements to train to standard

    Aug 4, 2011

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Ordnance School, Track, Metalworking, and Recovery Department have weathered cold, rain, mud, heat and blowing dust to train dozens of Soldiers on operating the M1249 MRAP Recovery Vehicle and qualify many for the H8 Recovery Operations Additional Skill Identifier.

  • Quartermasters keep Australian/U.S. exercise supplied

    Aug 3, 2011

    Quartermasters here focused on making sure both U.S. and Australian military personnel got the gear the needed to train with during Talisman Sabre exercises in Australia, July 11-29, 2011.

  • Transporters Take Day to Honor Their Own

    Aug 3, 2011

    Transportation Corps hosts recognition ceremonies for its Soldiers and civilians.

  • Army Profession of Arms campaign looks to future

    Jul 28, 2011

    The Profession of Arms Campaign helps take a look at how the past decade of war has impacted the military and civilian workforce.

  • Army preparing to produce JLTVs

    Jul 28, 2011

    After refining requirements during a two-year Technology Development phase for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, Army developers are poised to conduct a full and open competition geared toward formal production, service officials said.

  • Transporters On The Move

    Jul 28, 2011

    Transportation Symposium kickoff run.

  • Climbing the Army ranks - as a civilian

    Jul 28, 2011

    Kathy Miller never really thought about working for the armed forces while she was growing up.

  • Transporters Move on Fort Lee

    Jul 28, 2011

    2011 Transportation Symposium

  • Arsenal's new machine will shave 100s of hours of production time, manufacturing costs

    Jul 27, 2011

    Watervliet Arsenal announced this week that it has installed a $250,000 state-of-the-art calibration machine that may attain a payback to the Army in less than two years. This coordinate measuring machine or CMM was purchased from U.S. manufacturer Brown & Sharpe and will save a significant amount of inspection time of tools and gauges, according to the Arsenal’s Calibration Coordinator.

  • New Era Begins For Ordnance Battalion

    Jul 27, 2011

    The 832nd Ordnance Battalion became the newest addition to the Ordnance School during a ceremony to mark their arrival July 26.

  • Fort Lee Seminar explores robotic sustainment options

    Jul 21, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 21, 2011) -- Any initiative that "takes America's sons and daughters off the battlefield and out of harm's way but still gets the job done" is definitely worth exploring, noted William F. Moore, CASCOM deputy to the commanding general, during opening remarks at a robotics seminar here Tuesday.

  • 1188th DDSB bids farewell to port

    Jul 20, 2011

    1188th DDSB with all of their accomplishments bids farewell to Port Shuaiba.

  • U.S. Army Africa conducts deployment capability training in Burundi

    Jul 19, 2011

    At the request of the Burundian military, U.S. Army Africa's Africa Deployment Assistance Partnership Team conducted a deployment capability training event with uniformed members of the Burundian Defense Forces June 6-10, 2011, at the Bujumbura Military Airfield in Bujumbura, Burundi.

  • Soldiers head north to Alaska to hone skills, improve materiel readiness

    Jul 18, 2011

    In a partnership between the "generating force" and the "operating force," Soldiers are turning wrenches in Alaska to hone their skills and improve materiel readiness.

  • Soldiers may soon have lighter machine gun

    Jul 15, 2011

    Soldiers may soon see a reduction in the weight of the Squad Automatic Weapon and small-arms ammunition with a potential replacement for the SAW that weighs a whopping 8.3 pounds less than the current M249.

  • Chiefs of Ordnance Share Information

    Jul 12, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. -- Col. Clark W. LeMasters (right), U.S. Army Chief of Ordnance, briefs his counterpart, Brig. Gen. Tzvika Kraus, Chief of Ordnance for the Israel Defense Force, during a visit to the Combined Arms Support Command July 11-12. Kraus was at the “Home of Sustainment” to observe training and tour facilities at the U.S. Army Ordnance School.

  • Medal of Honor display recognizing logisticians unveiled at Pentagon

    Jul 12, 2011

    The Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff G-4 unveiled a display recognizing logisticians who have been awarded the Medal of Honor since World War II.

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