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  • 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.

  • 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.