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  • Strykers arrive in Latvia for Saber Strike 11

    Oct 14, 2010

    Deployment and Distribution Support Teams from SDDC's 950th Transportation Company in Bremerhaven, Germany, played a vital role in orchestrating the receipt and discharge of Stryker vehicles at the Vecmilgravis Terminal in Riga, Latvia.

  • Army Africa takes delivery of Deployable Automated Cargo Measurement System

    Oct 13, 2010

    U.S. Army Africa's G-4 Mobility Division added a sophisticated piece of equipment to its inventory recently that will augment the command's ability to deploy and re-deploy a wide range of vehicles and cargo in short order. The arrival at Vicenza of the Deployable Automated Cargo Measurement System (DACMS) drew more than a dozen logistics professionals from Army Africa and the U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza Directorate of Logistics to a briefing, demonstration and hands-on training at Caserma Ederle, Italy.

  • Strykers from last Iraq combat brigade arrive at Canaveral

    Oct 7, 2010

    The last Stryker Brigade Combat Team to leave Iraq has arrived home at Port Canaveral, Fla. In an unusual mission for SDDC's Cape Canaveral Detachment, part of 832nd Transportation Battalion, more than 300 vehicles were moved through a port best known for cruises and space shuttle missions.

  • 'Resolute' Warriors demonstrate water-borne capability in Japan

    Oct 4, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va (Sept. 13, 2010) - Soldiers from the 97th Transportation Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, participated in the Pacific Reach 2010 exercise Aug. 22 through Sept. 8 in Japan. The 21 'Waterborne' Soldiers began their mission at Yokohama North Dock where they assisted with an inventory of Army Materiel Command vessels. They ensured the watercraft were well-stocked and conducted inspections of the vessels to identify maintenance issues. After tending to some minor repairs, the boats were ready to get under way, explained 2nd Lt. Scott Lechner, 97th Trans. Co. platoon leader and the mission officer in charge for Pacific Reach.

  • APS-4 equipment makes waves

    Sep 28, 2010

    APS-4 watercraft made waves on their way from Yokohama Harbor to the shores of Ito City. Two Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 2000-series boats participated in Pacific Reach 2010, Aug. 31 to Sept. 2, 2010.

  • Hold the batteries! Benet Labs engineers awarded "round counter" patent

    Sep 21, 2010

    With each round fired from a mortar or a gun tube, the weapon inches closer to its demise. When each round is fired, damage accumulates in the tube. Reach a certain threshold and the tube may fail. "It could be catastrophic," said Mark Johnson, electronics engineer with the Benet Laboratories, Armament Technologies Division at the Watervliet Arsenal in N.Y.

  • 8th TSC cooks up excellence

    Sep 20, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Napoleon said it best, "An Army marches on its stomach." Clearly, military personnel need to eat well to perform well, and Soldiers definitely performed well after the meal they ate, here, Sept. 10.

  • Pilferage, transportation among challenges in Afghanistan

    Sep 19, 2010

    Pilferage and a lack of coastal waterways are two of the problems faced by Army logistics in Afghanistan. In Afghanistan, operations continue to be challenged by the fact the country is landlocked.

  • Transportation School at Fort Lee prepares for first students

    Sep 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 17, 2010) - When the Transportation School conducts its first classes here next month, it will not only mark the beginning of a new era of training at Fort Lee but also represents one of the final steps of an ambitious plan to converge the Army's sustainment support community under a single "center of excellence."

  • 396th Harbormaster Detachment Soldiers return home from Kuwait

    Sep 16, 2010

    Approximately 20 Soldiers from the 396th Harbormaster Detachment, 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade stand before their fellow 'Over the Shore' Soldiers, family and friends during a late-night welcome-home ceremony Sept. 10 at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek - Fort Story.

  • Congressman and AMC Commanding General Meet at Depot

    Sep 14, 2010

  • Watervliet's emergency exercise unites multiple capabilities toward one goal

    Sep 13, 2010

    The arsenal's largest emergency response exercise concluded on Sept. 3rd where more than 50 arsenal emergency workers and Capital District civilian emergency response professionals simulated an active-shooter scenario.

  • Phantom Battalion adjusts to New Dawn

    Sep 12, 2010

    Soldiers deployed to Iraq with the III Corps Special Troops Battalion are unlikely to see a dramatic shift in their day-to-day missions following the transition of United States Forces- Iraq to Operation New Dawn, Sept. 1.

  • Sustainment Center of Excellence welcomes new commander

    Sep 10, 2010

    The Combined Arms Support Command, Sustainment Center of Excellence, held a change of command ceremony at Fort Lee, Va. Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge took command from Brig. Gen. Jesse R. Cross.

  • Army hits drawdown milestones in Iraq

    Sep 9, 2010

    The U.S. Army has succeeded in closing hundreds of forward operating bases, removing thousands of troops and drawing down vast amounts of equipment from Iraq in advance of the formal end of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the beginning of Operation New Dawn September 1st, 2010 --- removing trucks, tanks, ammunition, supply containers and helicopters from Iraq as part of a well-planned, systematic drawdown of equipment, service officials said.

  • Sustainers test readiness with tactical operations exercise

    Sep 2, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky (Aug. 30, 2010) - Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) held a Tactical Operations Center Exercise on Fort Knox 23-26 Aug. The purpose of the TOCEX was to test the 3d ESC's readiness for a short-notice deployment, like the one the unit dealt with when it went to Haiti earlier this year.

  • 'Resolute' Warriors donate relief supplies to hospice in Africa

    Sep 2, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, VA. (Sep. 1, 2010) - Soldiers give a great deal of themselves every single day. High operational tempo, deployments overseas, and a rigorous training schedule demand much of a Soldier's time and energy. In spite of these demands Soldiers still want to do more, more for their country and for the world.

  • New Protection Against Six-Legged Threats

    Aug 31, 2010

    The Army is now issuing Flame-Resistant Army Combat Uniforms (FR ACUs) that have been factory-treated with the insect repellent, permethrin, to help protect Soldiers against the annoyance and dangers of biting insects and insect-borne diseases.

  • Providers manage traffic flow through Iraq

    Aug 26, 2010

    The Highway Traffic Division with the 49th Transportation Battalion (Movement Control) coordinates their routes and convoy travel times to reduce possible delays due to traffic congestion.

  • 'New Dawn' to open new potential for Iraq

    Aug 26, 2010

    When Operation Iraqi Freedom ends and Operation New Dawn launches Sept. 1, don't look for a lot of fanfare as the mission officially moves from combat to stability operations.

  • Army Combat Uniform may have female-only version in 2014

    Aug 25, 2010

    Female Soldiers may be wearing a more form-fitting version of the Army Combat Uniform featuring more room in the hips and legs by 2014, according to developers at Program Executive Office Soldier.

  • Army Sustainment Command Unit Ships Aid Supplies to Pakistan

    Aug 23, 2010

    Responding to call for aid, Italy-based 3rd Battalion, 405th AFSB sends relief supplies to Pakistan.

  • 402nd AFSB plays pivotal role in equipping Iraqi security forces

    Aug 20, 2010

    A rehearsal of concept drill, hosted by the 402nd Army Field Support Battalion and its 2nd Battalion, smooths the way to equipment transfer to Iraqi forces.

  • Fort Polk Soldiers first active BCT issued MultiCam ACUs

    Aug 20, 2010

    Soldiers with Fort Polk's 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, became the first active-component BCT to receive the Army's new MultiCam Army Combat Uniforms Aug. 16 in preparation for the unit's upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Local DFACs rise to the top

    Aug 20, 2010

    Anyone who has worked in the food service industry knows the challenge of keeping customers happy. It is an ongoing effort to maintain the highest quality of meal, every meal all day long and a nonstop commitment to service. Being a military facility is no different. U.S. Army Garrisons Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels proved they could meet that standard this year. The USAG Grafenwoehr Main Post Dining Facility Bldg 101 won the Philip A. Connelly Awards Program for excellence in Army food service for the large facility (301 meals or more per meal), while Hohenfels' Warrior Sports Cafe took the runner-up position in the small facilities category (300 meals or less per meal).

  • LOGCAP Managers Have Key Role in Drawdown

    Aug 19, 2010

    LOGCAP managers are sustaining quality troop support, while handing over unused facilities.

  • Last combat troops leave Iraq

    Aug 19, 2010

    Soldiers from 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, left what has been their home for the last year Aug. 16, as they departed on their final mission -- A convoy out of Iraq and into the history books.

  • Sustainers, Transporters render funeral honors

    Aug 16, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Aug. 13, 2010) - Members of Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and 233rd Transportation Company recently provided funeral honors in the states of Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and a portion of West Virginia. The Soldier's participation from July 26 - August 9 provided dignified military funeral honors to departed Veterans.

  • Army Logistics Around the World

    Aug 16, 2010

    The Army Logistics Around the World display is located in the Pentagon and hosted by the Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army, G4. This video is the compilation of all the videos and photos currently being shown in the display. Check back after September to see what's new. To submit video or photos for the display, email Devon Hylander.

  • Army Sustainment Command unit sends equipment to Russian firefighters

    Aug 16, 2010

    3rd Battalion, 405th Army Field Support Brigade sends help to Russian firefighters

  • From Sand to Sea: Logistics operations critical to meeting Iraq drawdown deadline

    Aug 13, 2010

    For much of the war, the complex logistical process of supplying the warfighters in theater has been behind the scenes.

  • Army chefs beat other services in culinary challenge

    Aug 12, 2010

    The U.S. Army defended its culinary crown when a two-man team representing the service was judged champions of the second Freedom Chef Challenge, Aug. 3, held during the 2010 American Culinary Federation National Convention in Anaheim, Calif.

  • New uniform for OEF protects Soldiers, hides them better

    Aug 11, 2010

    Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan will now go with a new uniform in their mobility bag -- one that fights fire and fleas, and makes them less visible to insurgents.

  • Army approves safer explosive to replace TNT

    Aug 11, 2010

    The U.S. Army recently qualified a new explosive that has the same lethality as traditional TNT, but is safer for Soldiers because it is far less likely to explode if dropped, shot at or hit by a roadside bomb during transport.

  • When is a shutdown not a shutdown' When it involves Watervliet.

    Aug 6, 2010

    What was once a significant event at the Arsenal may have now become a relic of the past - the annual arsenal shutdown period. After all, can it truly be a shutdown if a lot of folks are working'

  • launches redesigned website

    Aug 3, 2010

    Officials this week launched an improved website to assist both the military and Transportation Service Providers in using the Defense Personal Property System.

  • First Person: Reopening the port at Port-au-Prince

    Jul 28, 2010

    In the immediate wake of Haiti's devastating earthquake in January, Joint Task Force - Port Opening was called upon for its first contingency response mission: opening the port at Port-au-Prince. This is a first-person account of the mission.

  • Army Materiel Command Names NCO and Soldier of the Year

    Jul 27, 2010

    Seven Soldiers competed for the Army Materiel Command's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" competition July 19-23 at Rock Island Arsenal. Sgt. John Ferguson, a security specialist with the Army Sustainment Command Headquarters and Headquarters Company at Rock Island Arsenal, earned the honor of NCO "Best Warrior" in the week-long competition of physical and mental challenges with little sleep.

  • Heavy Transporters converge on Fort Knox for training

    Jul 27, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (July 23, 2010) - Sustainers from the 233rd Transportation Company conducted their first field training exercise in two years here from July 6 to July 14. As the first time since returning from their deployment to Iraq that the transportation unit has been together as a whole company, the exercise improved on the Soldiers' skills and built unit cohesion.

  • Army assessing lighter, contoured batteries for dismounted Soldiers

    Jul 26, 2010

    The U.S. Army is leveraging its annual C4ISR integrated capabilities event at Fort Dix to assess a contoured, rechargeable battery that will allow the Soldier to be more agile in the battlefield.

  • Vice Chief of Staff views critical mission at Army ammunition plant

    Jul 20, 2010

    The second most senior man in the U.S. Army saw both the dedication and the challenges facing ammunition plant employees and the mission in general.

  • Move 'em out: Keeping the lines open in Iraq, Afghanistan

    Jul 20, 2010

    As U.S. troops continue to make their way out of Iraq, the equipment that has sustained and protected them for the past seven years is being moved out as well.

  • U.S. Army, Pacific LOG leaders assemble, tackle moving matters

    Jul 16, 2010

    The Multinational Interagency Branch that manages the U.S. Army, Pacific's Theater Security Cooperation Program for Logistics continued to connect with Asia-Pacific counterparts last week when Lawrence "Jeff" Mariano, Chief, Multinational Logistics/Interagency Branch and the Operational Sustainment Directorate Chief-G4, Col. Clay Hatcher, hosted officials from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force to conduct the 37th Bilateral Logistics Staff Talks at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Eye in the sky tracks explosives in transit

    Jul 15, 2010

    The Defense Transportation Tracking System is DOD's way of keeping tabs around the clock on various types of sensitive and hazardous materials in transit, also providing instant communication to help drivers, emergency responders and Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) deal with unexpected situations.

  • Current and Former G4s

    Jul 14, 2010

    PENTAGON (July 9, 2010) Aca,!" Lt. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson, Army Deputy Chief of Staff G-4 (logistics), recently hosted a one-day conference with four former G-4s. Among the topics of discussion were the G-4Aca,!a,,cs mission, vision and priorities, the Iraq drawdown, the Afghanistan build-up, equipment reset, and other logistics issues. From left to right: Lt. Gen. (retired) Charles S. Mahan, Gen. (retired) Johnnie Wilson, Lt. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson, Gen. (retired) Leon E. Salomon, and Gen. (retired) John Coburn.

  • G-4 Report July 2010: Sustainment Week

    Jul 13, 2010

    At the end of June, the Army G-4 participated in the 2010 Sustainment Week in Richmond, Va. The G-4 exhibited exciting logistics technologies at the AUSA Sustainment Symposium and hosted the 6th Annual Combined Logistics Excellence Awards. CLEA organizer Nelson Williams talks about the awards and the impact of Gen. Casey's presence at the ceremony.

  • Knox heavy transporters welcomed with driver training

    Jul 12, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - (June 28) Fourteen Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command's (Expeditionary) 233rd Transportation Company conducted HET (Heavy Equipment Transport) driver training at Farmer Motor Pool from June 7 through June 22. Soldiers trained on various aspects of the 41,000 pound HET - 91,400 pounds with the trailer attached. The course culminated in a written test which evaluated how much students learned during the course and their readiness to become fully licensed operators.

  • Changing of the old guard at Watervliet

    Jul 12, 2010

    Col. Mark F. Migaleddi assumed command of the Army's historic Watervliet Arsenal from Col. Scott N. Fletcher during a change of command ceremony here Friday. Fletcher headed the 197-year old post during a time of significant growth in manufacturing requirements while the rest of the nation's manufacturing declined to levels not seen in decades. He took command on July 11, 2008.

  • The Army Uniform Board (AUB)

    Jul 9, 2010

  • Guard transports oil cleanup crews to Louisiana islands

    Jul 6, 2010

    Soldiers of the Louisiana National Guard's 2225th Multi-Role Bridge Company have been performing transport duties off the coast of Louisiana near Grand Isle and the Grand Terre Islands to assist workers with the oil cleanup effort along the Gulf Coast.

  • Desk-bound helo pilot provides critical skills during drawdown

    Jul 6, 2010

    Two-wheel landings on snowy Afghan ridgetops are more exciting, but managing the exodus of a 4,000-strong brigade during the drawdown of U.S. forces in Iraq provides its own challenges for one desk-bound helicopter pilot with 82nd Airborne Division.

  • Soldiers deliver new low-cost means of supply for Iraqis

    Jul 1, 2010

    U.S. Soldiers at Al Asad Air Base not only have an inexpensive way to deliver small items like ammunition, food and water, they have trained Iraqi special operations forces how to do it themselves.

  • Army Chief of Staff recognizes logistics excellence

    Jun 24, 2010

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr. recognized outstanding Army Logisticians at the 6th Annual Combined Excellence Logistics Awards.

  • Food Fighters: Providing fuel for the troops

    Jun 22, 2010

    Army cooks of Operation Golden Cargo 2010 at Crane Army Ammunition Activity ensure Soldiers are well fed.

  • The 2010 Army Combined Logistics Excellence Awards

    Jun 21, 2010

    What is it' The Combined Logistics Excellence Awards, or "CLEA," unite the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence, the Deployment Excellence Awards, and the Supply Excellence Awards, all of which recognize the best logistics programs in the Army. Judges from the U.S. Army Transportation, Quartermaster, and Ordnance Centers travel around the world to conduct on-site evaluations of units nominated by their commands.

  • Alabama Guard Brigade staff trains at ASC

    Jun 21, 2010

    A group of Alabama National Guardsmen traveled to the Army Sustainment Command June 11-14 to learn about the command's missions and share its capabilities. The 10 Soldiers are members of the 279th Army Field Support Brigade, Huntsville, Ala., and the only AFSB in the National Guard Bureau. The members of the 279th spent the first week of their summer training learning about how ASC operates. During the second week of their training, Edge remained here to attend the ASC Commander's Conference, June 14-18. The other 279th Soldiers, however, traveled to Fort Bragg, N.C., to train with the 406th AFSB.

  • Another goodbye: 104th Transportation Company leaves for Afghanistan

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The 104th Transportation Company is on the move again, this time to Afghanistan. About 150 Soldiers left June 13 and will spend the next year conducting convoy operations and security on resupply missions for coalition forces in Operation Enduring Freedom. The unit came back from a 15-month Iraq deployment a year-and-a-half ago.

  • Sustainers help open Kentucky NASCAR race

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Members of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) color guard presented the colors during opening ceremonies of NASCAR's Meijer 300, Nationwide Series race on Saturday, June 12 at the Kentucky Speedway located in Sparta, Ky.

  • Quartermaster School supports nationwide exercise

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va (June 17, 2010) -- It's not often that instructors can take a hiatus away from the teaching platform.

  • Tanks Rolling In

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 17, 2010) -- Seven M1A2 Abrams tanks christened the new rail spur on the Ordnance Campus at Fort Lee June 10.

  • Network test on mine resistant vehicles

    Jun 16, 2010

    Members of Program Executive Office - Integration are equipping Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles with Network Integration Kits at the Network Synchronization Center on WSMR. These vehicles will be used in the next Limited User Test this year.

  • Army testing new JLTVs

    Jun 16, 2010

    The U.S. Army is using the newly built government prototypes of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle to refine program requirements through rigorous ballistic, performance and reliability testing.

  • Diplomacy in distribution

    Jun 15, 2010

    Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's missions extend to countries with diverse political systems, each with its own rules and customs. With such a global reach, it is important to keep an eye on the political implications of any action. To this end, SDDC has added a foreign policy advisor from the State Department to its headquarters staff.

  • Army Chief of Staff to Recognize Winners at 2010 Logistics Awards

    Jun 15, 2010

    General George W. Casey Jr. and Dr. Joseph Westphal will recognize 82 outstanding Active, Reserve, and National Guard units being awarded for logistics excellence.

  • Army directs global inspection of armor plates

    Jun 14, 2010

    The Army recently issued a message for all troops and units to inspect their body armor in search of a specific model that was not made according to contract requirements.

  • Historic 28th Trans closes chapter on 74 years of service

    Jun 11, 2010

    The griffin mascot and the gold and buff colors of the 28th Transportation Battalion have long been a common fixture in Germany as the unit's trucks have logged thousands of miles across the country's roads and autobahns. Now after 74 years of service to our nation, the 28th Trans. Bn. is closing the chapter in its history and saying its final farewell to Germany.

  • 3rd Sustainment Brigade commander talks mission, landscape in Iraq

    Jun 10, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- The 3rd Sustainment Brigade commander, Col. Shawn M. Morrissey, spoke with reporters to discuss the 3rd Sustainment Bde. mission and the current landscape in Iraq, June 3.

  • U.S. Army marine warrant officers learn basic navigation tools

    Jun 10, 2010

    AT SEA - It is 4 a.m., a Logistics Support Vessel is out in the ocean and suddenly a flash thunderstorm erupts. The boat's navigation system has just shut down. What happened' There are still two hours till day break and the navigation system is not rebooting. How does the crew get out of the storm and avoid potential danger'

  • 97th Transportation Company participates in final launch of Atlantis

    Jun 10, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va - NASA's shuttle Atlantis embarked on its final mission May 14 at 2:20 p.m. from Kennedy Space Center located near Cape Canaveral, Fla. with assistance from 97th Transportation Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade.

  • Warriors wage war on excess

    Jun 7, 2010

  • Ordnance School on way to completion

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 3, 2010) -- It's been a month since Ordnance Week here. The event, one that serves to strengthen bonds with its internal and external community, was the first held at Fort Lee, the new home of the Ordnance Corps and School.

  • New tugboat joins Army fleet in Kuwait

    May 27, 2010

    New tug, named for Revolutiuonary War hero, jons Army fleet in Kuwait

  • DoD, 102nd Quartermaster Company Keeps JBB Hydrated

    May 27, 2010

    Military and civilian personnel alike may be surprised to learn where much of their bottled drinking water actually comes from.

  • MRT supplies help in moving materials

    May 26, 2010

    As well as advising and assisting the Iraqi government and security forces, Soldiers of the 203rd Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division's material redistribution team play an important role in the organization of supplies and equipment of the brigade.

  • Aviation sustainers keep Germany-based Blackhawks in the air

    May 25, 2010

    An aviation sustainment group affiliated with the 405th AFSB stepped up to support flight operations during a pre-deployment exercise in Germany.

  • Wharf project modernizes munitions shipments at critical ammo port

    May 24, 2010

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point (MOTSU) in Southport, N.C., signifying the completion of construction and modernization on the terminal's Center Wharf that will improve how ammunition reaches deployed troops.

  • Covering your head can save your life

    May 24, 2010

    The Lightweight Performance Hood (LPH) is a recently fielded piece of fire-resistant Soldier equipment that can save Soldiers from severe, disfiguring, even life-threatening burns to the head, specifically the face, nose, ears, and neck.

  • Female troops 'come home to history'

    May 24, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 20, 2010) -- Soldiers, veterans and government employees should bring their spouses, siblings, relatives and friends to the U.S. Army Women's Museum at Fort Lee, according to Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, the military's first female four-star officer. "We all can learn from the history that is preserved within the walls of the museum," the general said. "There are so many great stories of women who have served in our Army; it is important to keep (that part of our history) alive because it shows us how far women have come, how far the Army has come and where we are headed."

  • Fort Lee receives first M1 Abrams tank

    May 24, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 20) -- An Abrams tank and Bradley Fighting Vehicle are the latest additions to the Ordnance School's combat vehicle inventory.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    May 20, 2010

    Employees support the warfighter by overhauling a variety of enhanced tactical satellite signal processors, servo amps, frequency converters.

  • Is your helmet part of the recall'

    May 19, 2010

    The Army is recalling 44,000 combat helmets made by ArmorSource and Rabintex. If you were issued one of these helmets, you must turn it in to the Central Issue Facility to be issued a new helmet. Read on to learn how you can tell if your helmet is part of the recall.

  • New operations center takes shape at Army Sustainment Command

    May 14, 2010

    A new center will link Army Sustainment Command's global operations to headquarters at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

  • Ordnance celebrates ribbon cutting, hall of fame inductees

    May 13, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 13, 2010) -- It was a busy week for the Ordnance Corps. Ordnance leaders and Soldiers gathered for the 2010 Ordnance Corps 198th Anniversary Week May 4-7 at the new home of the Ordnance. This marks the first time the event was held at Fort Lee. Activities included professional development, tours of the Ordnance Campus and a ribbon cutting of the first completed barracks.

  • Soldiers meet Anniston Army Depot mechanics, welders

    May 13, 2010

    The fifth installment of Operation Tell Your Story was conducted May 4-5 when five Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, used their time between deployments to see the work government civilians at Anniston Army Depot are doing in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Anniston Army Depot receives Army industrial safety award

    May 13, 2010

    Anniston Army Depot was recently awarded the Industrial Operations Safety Award, depot level, for fiscal year 2009. This award, presented by the Secretary/Chief of Staff of the Army, is given to the installation that demonstrates the highest level of dedication to safety.

  • 405th AFSB tests deployment readiness

    May 13, 2010

    405th AFSB tests its capability to deploy a forward command post.

  • Army Sustainment Command logisticians tour FedEx facility

    May 11, 2010

    On an officer professional development tour, members of the 2nd Battalion, 405th Army Field Support Brigade visited the Frankfurt, Germany, FedEx facility.

  • Logisticians face challenges in Afghanistan surge

    May 6, 2010

    The top Army logistician discussed leading concerns with Soldiers and Army civilians at the Pentagon Tuesday as part of the Army Senior Leaders Forum.

  • LOGCAP III Task Order continues support in Iraq

    May 5, 2010

    The U.S. Army has announced that it will continue the LOGCAP III contract to provide life support services to U.S. Forces in Iraq until the scheduled withdrawal of those forces is completed in December 2011. Under the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program, or LOGCAP, contractors from the private sector are used to provide a broad range of logistics and support services to U.S. and allied forces during combat, peacekeeping, humanitarian and training operations.

  • Logistics chief tours Charleston's prepositioned stock

    May 4, 2010

    The Army's deputy chief of staff for logistics got some face time with personnel supporting the Army Sustainment Command's Prepositioned Stock Program located at Charleston, S.C., and walked away confident of mission operations. "I could not be more comfortable with operations here at Charleston, knowing you and your team are on duty," Lt. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson told Bob O'Brien, general manager, Army Strategic Logistics Activity Charleston (ASLAC), during a late-March visit.

  • Army Sustainment Command - Forward steps up production for Afghanistan surge

    May 4, 2010

    The Army Sustainment Command - Forward has stepped up its operations to install armor and accessory kits for more than 1,300 vehicles headed to Afghanistan.

  • Sling load course students learn to inspect, rig vehicles, supplies for helicopter transport

    Apr 30, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 29, 2010) -- Picture this: Four tons of wavering, hulking machinery hovering just inches above your head; 50 mph winds being thrust toward you in continual streams; and giant, menacing propellers producing deafening thuds that slice right through you. It's an image most of us can't fathom. But it's a reality that military members and Civilians enrolled in the sling load course must confront. Twenty-two Soldiers, Airmen and Marines came face-to-face with that expectation during the final day of the Sling Load Inspector Certification Course that ended April 16 at McLaney Drop Zone here.

  • Sustainers recognized for Haiti service

    Apr 29, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) were recognized for their service in Haiti during a ceremony held here on Thursday, April 22 at the Patton Museum. During the ceremony, the Sustainers were honored for their successful deployment to Haiti in response to the Jan. 12 earthquake that devastated much of the island nation.

  • Army Logistics Around the World

    Apr 27, 2010

    On April 16, 2010, the Army G-4 unveiled a new Pentagon display called "Army Logistics Around the World." Using digital images, videos, and captions, the exhibit showcases the crucial tasks completed everyday by more than 300,000 Army Logisticians all over the world. These are the photos currently on display in the display. To submit materials for the display, email

  • G-4 Report April 2010: "Army Logistics Around the World" Unveiling

    Apr 23, 2010

    The Army G-4 unveiled the Pentagon's newest display, "Army Logistics Around the World." The 40-foot display showcases the outstanding work done by Army Logisticians across the globe.

  • Military improves do-it-yourself moves

    Apr 23, 2010

    After extensive testing and evaluation, the military has launched an improved system to better compensate servicemembers who personally move their household goods on military orders.

  • Fuller tours expanding Stryker repair facility in Qatar

    Apr 22, 2010

    Col. Lawrence Fuller was in Qatar, April 14, touring the only Stryker battle damage repair facility in the Middle East. Fuller completed a two-day tour of Army Materiel Command warehouses at Camp As Sayliyah, a week ahead of taking command of 402nd Army Field Support Brigade at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • C-130 touches down at Fort Lee load training site

    Apr 22, 2010

    Fort Lee moved one step closer to its goal of creating a first-rate, 21st century training facility for transportation troops when an actual C-130E fuselage was placed at the Multi-Mode Load Training Site on the east side of post.

  • Army Unveils New Logistics Display to Pentagon Staff and Visitors

    Apr 19, 2010

    The Pentagon got a new look Friday morning. "Army Logistics Around the World," the Pentagon's newest exhibit, was revealed to an audience of more than 100 people. Using digital images, videos, and captions, the exhibit shows Pentagon employees and tourists the crucial tasks completed everyday by more than 300,000 Army Logisticians all over the world.

  • Army Sustainment Command unit has key role in retrograde

    Apr 16, 2010

    Members of the 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, and its service provider, ITT, are diligently preparing for the unprecedented Responsible Drawdown from Iraq.


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