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  • 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.

  • Saudi General Visits University

    Jun 30, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. - The U.S. Army Quartermaster General, Brig. Gen. Gwen Bingham (left), accepts a gift June 29 from Brig. Gen. Mohammed Abdullah Ali Al Qarni, the director of training for the Saudi Arabia National Guard. He visited here while on a tour of Army schools across the country. His stop at the Combined Arms Support Command included a visit to the Army Logistics University, where he met with Saudi Arabia National Guard officers currently attending training.

  • Arsenal program provides students with ‘real world’ experience

    Jun 28, 2011

    Students and recent graduates from colleges across the United States are gaining real world experience through the Minority College Relations Program.

  • Army deploys microgrids in Afghanistan for ‘smart’ battlefield power

    Jun 28, 2011

    The U.S. Army, led by the Project Manager for Mobile Electric Power, or PM MEP, is installing microgrid technologies in Afghanistan as part of a groundbreaking project that could significantly lower fossil fuel consumption on the battlefield.

  • 402nd AFSB preps Strykers for RESET

    Jun 27, 2011

    When it comes to moving equipment into and back out of theater " the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade is the first, and last, stop along the way.

  • Materiel Enterprise moving from concept to concrete at Fort Bliss

    Jun 24, 2011

    A new tactical equipment maintenance facility will enable Army Field Support Battalion - Bliss to provide first-class Materiel Enterprise support to 1st Armored Division units at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • University Welcomes New Senior Leader

    Jun 24, 2011

    Army Logistics University Change of Responsiblity ceremony

  • ASC Commanding General visits 404th AFSB

    Jun 23, 2011

    During his June 14 trip to the 404th AFSB, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Maj. Gen Yves J. Fontaine, Army Sustainment Command’s Commanding General visited maintenance shops and met with brigade personnel.

  • Operation Golden Cargo gets underway

    Jun 21, 2011

    Soldiers of the Army Reserve and National Guard kicked off Operation Golden Cargo at Blue Grass Army Depot.

  • Ammunition Operations makes 2 million grenades without a failure

    Jun 21, 2011

    Pine Bluff Arsenal’s Directorate of Ammunition Operations has produced two million M18 colored smoke grenades without a failure, according to lot acceptance tests that were conducted May 11, 2011.

  • Shipment of tanks arrives at Fort Benning

    Jun 21, 2011

    More than 70 armored vehicles were offloaded at the Ochille Railhead at Harmony Church today, marking yet another milestone as the Armor School completes its move from Fort Knox to the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

  • Arsenal caps a month-long celebration of our military

    Jun 20, 2011

    The Watervliet Arsenal capped a month-long celebration of our Nation's military Saturday by its participation in the Village of Menands’ Military Appreciation Picnic, the fifth community event for the Arsenal in the last 30 days. Although the Capital District is not a military community, it is a community with military. During the last 30 days, the Arsenal has, with the local community, honored the nation’s fallen servicemen and women, Veterans, and active-duty military. Arsenal Commander Col. Mark F. Migaleddi kicked off this series of community engagements in the Village of Green Island, N.Y., on May 26, when he led the Green Island Memorial Day Parade as the senior Army leader.

  • ASC hosts transportation ROC drill

    Jun 20, 2011

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - Army Sustainment Command headquarters hosted a rehearsal of concept drill May 23-26, reviewing operational responsibilities for transportation services. Subject matter experts from Army Materiel Command, Installation Management Command, Directorates of Logistics and Army Field Support Brigades joined their ASC hosts at Rock island Arsenal, Ill., for a DOL Transportation ROC drill.

  • 402nd AFSB helps equip advise & assist troops

    Jun 20, 2011

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade is providing ready equipment as a Stryker Advise and Assist Brigade hands over mission to a Heavy Brigade Combat Team, the newest Advise & Assist Brigade in Iraq.

  • Mobile Parts Hospital fabricates crucial MRAP door pins

    Jun 19, 2011

    When Maxx Pro Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicles began rolling onto to Joint Base Balad last month with bent or missing emergency quick release pins for their rear doors, the 1st Battalion, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, Mobile Parts Hospital here went to work.

  • BLST Support - Hydraulic Fluid Ain’t Sexy

    Jun 19, 2011

    Sometimes the Army’s technical manuals just don’t tell the whole story. There are times when a unit has conducted all the trouble shooting subscribed in the equipment’s TM and they just can’t get to the root of the problem.

  • APS-5 conducts site survey in Japan

    Jun 18, 2011

    The 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, sent two personnel from Army Prepositioned Stocks-5 in Kuwait to conduct a site survey of APS-4 operations in Korea and to visit Watercraft Equipment Base, Yohohoma North Dock, Japan, in March.

  • TWA - Accountability is the name of the game

    Jun 18, 2011

    The Theater Wholesale Accountability Department of the 2nd Battalion, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, has the mission to provide command and control of wholesale accountability for Theater Provided Equipment Automatic Reset Induction , and Intensely Managed Items.

  • 402nd AFSB provides retrograde support

    Jun 17, 2011

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade is the premiere single face to the field for theater property accountability, RESET, and responsible drawdown of equipment in Iraq. The 402nd accomplishes its core mission in Iraq from end-to-end integration across the Materiel Enterprise for joint and coalition forces in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • 402nd AFSB fielding H-AAB equipment set in Iraq

    Jun 16, 2011

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade is fielding a Heavy Advise and Assist Brigade equipment set for an incoming 1st Cavalry Division brigade that is replacing a lighter Stryker brigade from the 25th Infantry Division.

  • ‘Cooking for Real’ Goes Green

    Jun 16, 2011

    Sunny Anderson, host of Food Network’s “Cooking for Real” show, visited forts Lee and Bragg, N.C. to show America that behind every great Soldier is a good meal.

  • Support Starts At CASCOM

    Jun 9, 2011

    Gen. Robert W. Cone, Training and Doctrine Command commanding general, visits the Combined Arms Support Command at Fort Lee. CASCOM is responsible for training sustainment Soldiers at Fort Lee in the functional branch areas of Quartermaster, Transportation and Ordnance.

  • "Back to Basics” conference covers broad array of logistics issues

    Jun 9, 2011

    The three-day FORSCOM “Back to Basics” Conference concluded today. The conference consisted of large forum discussions, presentations and breakout sessions covering a wide spectrum of issues important to leaders responsible for sustaining the Army now and in the future.

  • Headin' Home!

    Jun 8, 2011

    Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, checking their Stryker on June 3, before turning it in to the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • FORSCOM conference examines challenges being faced, initiatives being taken

    Jun 8, 2011

    The FORSCOM G-4 “Back to Basics” Conference in Fayetteville, N.C., continued today, highlighted by a presentation from Lt. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson, the Department of the Army deputy chief of staff for logistics. Stevenson spoke on a range of issues facing the Army logistics community, now and in the future. The three-day conference has brought together more than 160 people who represent FORSCOM and its subordinate corps, divisions, mission support element G-4’s, as well as sustainment commanders and leaders. Subject matter experts on a variety of sustainment/logistics topics will engage the attendees in large forum discussions, presentations and breakout sessions.

  • Spearheading Induction Challenge

    Jun 7, 2011

    More than 50 Army Logistics University students, attending the Transportation Basic Officer Leader Course at Fort Lee, participated in the second regimental induction ceremony June 3.

  • New "Blasting Machine" may save the Arsenal tens of thousands of dollars, time

    Jun 6, 2011

    A newly installed ‘Barrel-Blaster Machine’ at the Watervliet Arsenal has the potential to save tens of thousands of dollars in production costs, which would be returned to the customer " the U.S. taxpayer " said the Arsenal’s Chief of Production Planning and Control Division.

  • Combat-ready equipment rolls aboard ship

    Jun 2, 2011

    Army pre-positioned equipment rollled aboard the USNS Pomeroy at Charleston, S.C.

  • Dark Knight Maintenance is a key to success

    Jun 1, 2011

  • HQDA G-4 Directorates

    Jun 1, 2011

    Description of the directorate offices within the HQDA, G-4

  • 25th Trans carries out peninsula-wide mission

    May 31, 2011

    The 25th Transportation Battalion’s mission is to provide movement control to and from military bases. Based in Camp Henry, Daegu, 25th Trans is the only Transportation Battalion in Korea. They are responsible for any goods and cargoes delivered to the post exchange, and U.S. mails from Area IV all the way up to Area I and the demilitarized zone.

  • Iraqi maintenance crews learn weapon repair techniques

    May 29, 2011

    Iraqi army maintenance soldiers assigned to the 12th Iraqi Army Division studied the proper procedures to evaluate damaged rifles and machine guns, provide necessary repairs and reassemble the weapons.

  • Back to Basics " Sergeants Major Style

    May 27, 2011

    Advancing into the future sometimes means looking to the past and getting “back to basics.” This was a common theme of the 2011 Sergeants Major Conference held during Sustainment Week 2011, May 9 - 12.

  • Ready for action, Army equipment rolls aboard ship

    May 26, 2011

    Thousands of vehicles and other equipment items are rolling aboard the USNS Pomeroy at Charleston, S.C., part of the Army Prepositioned Stocks program managed by Army Sustainment Command.

  • Sustainment Week 2011

    May 25, 2011

    Sustainment Week affords leaders from around the Army an opportunity to gather yearly to talk about issues, gain valuable insights and discuss the future of the sustainment community. This year’s conference kicked off May 9 with a common theme of ‘getting back to the basics.’

  • ASC's missions highlighted during Military Appreciation Week

    May 24, 2011

    The Army Sustainment Command's missions and its Soldiers were highlighted during Military Appreciation Week that concluded May 22.

  • RSC commanders help lead way for Afghanistan's future

    May 24, 2011

    Commanders from the six Regional Support Commands in Afghanistan concluded their three-day conference May 19 with recommendations that they believe will allow them to transition into the mid-term future. The six RSCs report to the Deputy Commander-Regional Support, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, headquartered at Camp Eggers, Kabul. Brigadier General Tom Cosentino leads the command.

  • The basics of sustainment

    May 23, 2011

    Sustainment Week affords leaders from around the Army an opportunity to gather yearly to talk about issues, gain valuable insights and discuss the future of the sustainment community. This year's conference kicked off May 9 with a common theme of 'getting back to the basics.'

  • Sustainment Week 2011

    May 23, 2011

    Sustainment Week affords leaders from around the Army an opportunity to gather yearly to talk about issues, gain valuable insights and discuss the future of the sustainment community. This year's conference kicked off May 9 with a common theme of 'getting back to the basics.'

  • Food service Soldiers daily toil far cry from glamour of Culinary Arts Competition

    May 19, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 19, 2011) -- The recently published images of artfully decorated plates, neatly pressed chef jackets and gold-medal presentations during the annual Culinary Arts Competition here paint a pretty glitzy picture of the military food service profession.

  • Shaping Sustainment Crossword Puzzle

    May 17, 2011

    Crossword Puzzle for all the Logisticians

  • PS Magazine marks 60 years of service

    May 17, 2011

    The Army's master mechanic is still in uniform even though his tour of duty began during World War II.

  • General Chiarelli, Sergeant Major of the Army Chandler Honored 99 Logistics Units In May 12 Ceremony

    May 16, 2011

    Ninety-nine logistics units from throughout the Army were honored last week at the Army's 2011 Combined Logistics Excellence Awards (CLEA) in Richmond, Virginia.

  • Ordnance Corps Hall of Fame honors 17

    May 12, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 12, 2011) -- In more than 28 years of military service, Col. (promotable) Clark W. LeMasters Jr. has probably attended hundreds of military ceremonies and formal occasions

  • Maj. Gen. Robert Smalls Makes Port in Kuwait

    May 11, 2011

    The Logistics Support Vessel-8 (LSV-8) Major General Robert Smalls is the first Army vessel to be named in honor of an African-American. As part of the 203rd Transportation Detachment based in Curtis Bay, Md., she is one of the newest vessels in the Army fleet. LSV-8 was commissioned Sept. 15, 2007, and her crew is comprised of eight officers and 23 enlisted.

  • 405th AFSB accepts control of DOL mission in Europe

    May 10, 2011

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade, partnered with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, accepted command and control of Directorate of Logistics missions in the European theater from the Installation Management Command - Europe April 1. The transfer of the DOL mission is in support of the DOL enterprise transformation, which is designed to align logistical support with core competencies, thereby increasing quality and efficiency and standardizing performance.

  • ASC hosts food service ROC drill

    May 6, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command headquarters hosted a rehearsal of concept drill April 20-22, reviewing operational responsibilities for dining facility service. Subject matter experts from Army Materiel Command, Installation Management Command, Directorate of Logistics and Army Field Support Brigades joined their ASC hosts for a DOL food service ROC drill.

  • Top culinarians compete for titles, chance to compete at nationals

    May 5, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 5, 2011) -- It's been a little more than six weeks since the 36th Annual Culinary Arts Competition concluded at Fort Lee, but the competitive spirit of that event has not waned for the U.S. Coast Guard Team, the Chef of the Year and the Junior Chef of the Year who the continue their quests for culinary greatness.

  • Arsenal's one-of-a-kind test to save environment, dollars

    May 2, 2011

    The Watervliet Arsenal is undergoing a test - a first of its kind in the country - which is assured to get a lot of folks hot according to an Arsenal supervisor.

  • Afghans assume weapons repair mission from coalition

    May 1, 2011

    The Afghan National Army's 207th Corps has taken another step forward towards self-sustainment, by assuming responsibility April 21 for unit level maintenance and repair of the corps' small arms and crew served weapons systems.

  • Army's first female Quartermaster General pins on star

    Apr 28, 2011

    Hundreds packed the Lee Club to witness a longtime Fort Lee community member pin on her first star during a ceremony Friday.

  • Change Comes To The Spearhead Of Logistics

    Apr 21, 2011

    Change of Command Ceremony for the Chief of Transportation

  • "How-To" Videos for Personal Protective and Load Carrying Equipment

    Apr 20, 2011

    PEO Soldier has recently developed new videos highlighting the proper care of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and load bearing equipment.

  • Supplying excellence, sustaining the force

    Apr 20, 2011

    Regardless of where they're fighting, operating or training, Soldiers require supplies to accomplish their mission. The Supply Excellence Award recognizes those who keep the Army moving by providing superior supply operations for the active Army, National Guard and Reserve components. The SEA program started in 1986 to highlight the critical role sustainers play in supporting the warfighter. The purpose is to increase the logistical readiness of all Army units; enforce the Command Supply Discipline Program; encourage the use of available resources; and provide a structure for recognition of group and individual initiatives.

  • Soldiers Maintain The Force With Excellence

    Apr 19, 2011

    The Army Award for Maintenance Excellence provides an opportunity to recognize outstanding units and their efforts to keep the force sustained.

  • T-School officers tackle inaugural induction challenge

    Apr 18, 2011

  • Sustainers take on Burcham Urban Assault Course

    Apr 18, 2011

    Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) trained at Fort Knox's Burcham Urban Assault Course on Thursday, April 14. The Sustainers trained at the urban assault course as part of the 3d ESC's sergeant's time training, which is hands-on, practical training for Soldiers given by their noncommissioned officers.

  • ASC hosts bulk POL and HMMP ROC drill

    Apr 14, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command leaders hosted a rehearsal of concept drill April 5-7, reviewing bulk petroleum, oils and lubricants and the Hazardous Material Management Program. Senior leaders from Army Materiel Command, Installation Management Command, Army Field Support Brigades and subject matter experts from Defense Logistics Agency and the Army Petroleum Center joined their ASC hosts for a Directorate of Logistics bulk POL and HMMP ROC drill.

  • On Your Mark, Get Set, Cook!

    Apr 13, 2011

    The International Food Service Executive Association's 110th annual conference and trade show, was held April 1 and featured Army, Navy and college teams competing for medals and bragging rights.

  • Serving Up Excellence - Connelly Style

    Apr 11, 2011

    The 2011 U.S. Army Philip A. Connelly Award for Excellence in Food Service program recognized winners

  • From Bagram to the mountains

    Apr 11, 2011

    How Ammo supply Soldiers ensure troops have what they need to defend themselves.

  • From Bagram to the mountains

    Apr 11, 2011

    Ammunition Supply Company ensures Soldiers are well-stocked with resources to defend themselves.

  • ASC continues support of Japan relief efforts

    Apr 8, 2011

    A forklift, issued by Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia, cleans debris from Sendai Airport in northeast Japan as a part of tsunami relief efforts. The equipment was issued to the 35th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, which transported it north to support Logistics Task Force 35 near Sendai.

  • HET NET Class

    Apr 7, 2011

    Soldiers of the 778th Transportation Company prepare and practice with heavy equipment movers and haulers during a Heavy Equipment Transport Net training in Kuwait.

  • US Army Sustainment Logistics 'Footprint' is the largest in 40 years

    Apr 5, 2011

    The logistics involved in a massive military operation are astounding. When one steps back and looks at all the planning and procedures in place to sustain the Soldiers on the ground, a question of 'How'' comes to mind. When the 230th Sustainment Brigade's S-4 section arrived in Kuwait, the question of 'How do we make this work for such a large area'' came to the forefront of their future planning.

  • 403rd AFSB provides support to Japan

    Apr 5, 2011

    Since mid-March, the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade has been issuing Army Prepositioned Stocks-4 equipment from its warehouses at Sagami Depot, south of Tokyo, for use in the tsunami relief efforts.

  • Don't let moving day catch you by surprise: Protect belongings, peace of mind

    Apr 4, 2011

    In light of the warehouse fire last fall, which destroyed the household goods of 120 military families stationed in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, families planning a permanent change of station this summer may be wondering how to ensure maximum protection of their belongings. There are several steps military families can take, such as taking an inventory.

  • Three AMC teams recognized

    Apr 1, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Three U.S. Army Materiel Command teams won awards from the Defense Standardization Program office for their contributions to the program during the past year.

  • Fort Lee hosts Women's History Month observance

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 31, 2011) -- Historic re-enactors, poetry readings and the observations of a Gold Star Mother were the highlights of a Women's History Month observance here Monday in the Transportation School auditorium

  • And the Army goes rolling along ...New equipment gives 187th Soldiers up-to-date training

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson's Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic School recently received 10 MAXXPRO Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles, or MRAPS.

  • MV Virginian helps with Responsible Drawdown of Iraq

    Mar 30, 2011

    The MV Virginian made port at the Kuwait Naval Base on March 19, 2011. The Virginian seems like just another shipping vessel that docks here on a daily basis, however, the role it plays in U.S. military operations in this region is huge.

  • AMC to create Logistics Information Warehouse

    Mar 28, 2011

    The Secretary of the Army directed the Commander of U.S. Army Materiel Command to create a repository for Army logistics data that will provide a single, common location for all Army materiel stakeholders to access, acquire and deliver data and information for managing Army materiel.

  • Sustainment Automation Supports the 21st Century Warfighter

    Mar 26, 2011

    When most think of communications in the Army, they think of radios and e-mail. But Sustainment Automation Support Management Office is responsible for making sure that life-sustaining resources, like 'beans and bullets,' make it to the Soldier in a timely manner to keep them ready to support the Global War on Terror.

  • Third Army showcases readiness with ROC drill for U.S. transition in Iraq

    Mar 26, 2011

  • APS-4 equipment used in U.S.-Korea joint exercise

    Mar 25, 2011

    More than 800 U.S. and Republic of Korea Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and ROK Service Corps personnel joined forces for the Combined/Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore training exercise at Anmyeon Beach, March 23.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. Soldiers vie for best warrior in competition

    Mar 25, 2011

    In a brigade of approximately 3,300 Soldiers, only 10 from five battalions made it to the most recent 16th Sustainment Brigade Warrior and Warrior Leader of the Quarter competition. Five junior enlisted and five noncommissioned officers, each the best in their respective battalions, went head-to-head with minimal sleep and the knowledge that one mistake could end their chances of winning.

  • Fort Drum unit trains at Lee

    Mar 24, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 24, 2011) -- An element of 10th Mountain Division chose Fort Lee as the location to conduct a two-week deployment training exercise that ends this weekend.

  • Arsenal changes product line to shape mettle versus steel

    Mar 24, 2011

    Arsenal machinists have been shaping various forms of metal for nearly 200 years, but on the production floors this week the mettle they shaped was somewhat - different. During 23 & 24 March, more than 70 mechanical engineering cadets from the United States Military Academy visited the Watervliet Arsenal and the Army's BenAfAt Laboratories, which is collocated on the Arsenal. According to Maj. Hank Henderson, course director for the Manufacturing and Machine Component Design Course, the cadets are juniors who came to the Arsenal to see firsthand the real world application of mechanical engineering.

  • PDAs for PDHAs

    Mar 24, 2011

    Twenty-four hours after opening their expanded Troop Medical Clinic, the 101st Sustainment Brigade medical operations team is preparing servicemembers with Combined Joint Task Force - 101 to re-deploy next month.

  • USF-I Provost Marshal Office turns over vehicles to Iraqi Corrections Service

    Mar 24, 2011

  • 'Head Hunters' train IA support Soldiers to sustain Tadreeb al Shamil operations at Ghuzla

    Mar 23, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - At Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center located on Contingency Operating Site Marez, U.S. troopers work to enhance Iraqi Security Forces' ability to perform maintenance checks and repair tactical vehicles.

  • Improving the fox hole

    Mar 23, 2011

    101st Sustainment Brigade makes great improvements to area Morale, Welfare and Recreation Center.

  • Lifeliner Spotlight: Spc. Yolanda Goodman ensures mission safety

    Mar 23, 2011

    Soldier's aptitude for electronics ensures mission safety

  • Convoy spends 25 days on icy Afghan roads

    Mar 23, 2011

    New truck company learns the perils of Afghan roads during winter after 25-day convoy.

  • Suppy Lines in the Sky: New York Army National Guard Soldiers Learn Helicopter Loadout Skills

    Mar 22, 2011

    Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry Battalion took a giant step toward their coming Afghanistan deployment March 18, learning how to use helicopters to keep their fellow Soldiers supplied on the battlefield. The 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry and Company E, 427th Brigade Support Battalion Guardsmen conducted sling load operations training at the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services training facility here. The battalion is headquartered in Utica and has elements across upstate New York.

  • Water Drop

    Mar 22, 2011

    U.S. Army Japan and I Corps Forward as well as personnel from the Navy, Air Force and Marine personnel and the Japan Self Defense Force work together to transport and unload 25,000 cases of water to be delivered to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan on March 11.

  • Avionics Shop: Essential to mission readiness

    Mar 20, 2011

    Though the pilots, and their crew in any aviation brigade seem to be the most important mission while deployed, they could not fly without equipment working properly.

  • TF Thunder provides logistics link between Americans, Afghans

    Mar 19, 2011

    Pathfinders from Troop E, 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment (Task Force Palehorse), along with air crews from Task Force Lift's Black Widows, provided the critical link between humanitarians in the U.S. and Afghans in need March 18, when they joined forces with the Afghan National Police to distribute supplies to the people of Deh Gholaman in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

  • 29th BSC overcomes challenges through training

    Mar 19, 2011

    Combined Task Force Lightning mechanics overcome the challenges of an undermanned company, responsible for maintaining hundreds of vehicles at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak.

  • Ordnance School Honors Instructors

    Mar 18, 2011

    The U.S. Army Ordnance School hosted an awards ceremony March 18, to recognize the accomplishments of six of their instructors.

  • Helping Japan is Pacific Command's top priority

    Mar 18, 2011

    U.S. forces in Japan are engaged in one of the biggest natural and manmade disasters of a lifetime, Navy Adm. Robert F. Willard said March 17. Willard, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, spoke over the phone from Hawaii to the Pentagon press corps about what the U.S. military is doing to help the Japanese Self-Defense Force respond to the disaster caused by the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear emergency.

  • Army tells Congress Iraq on track to transition by year's end

    Mar 17, 2011

    It's up to Iraq now to be successful in their own future, said Secretary of the Army John McHugh.

  • Ceremony marks new chapter in unit's history

    Mar 16, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 17, 2011) -- A vision became reality here Friday when installation leaders officially opened the first building of a new $82 million battalion training area that will eventually accommodate more than 1,000 Soldiers.

  • ASC Soldiers take aim

    Mar 14, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command Soldiers participated in M9 Pistol training at TACOM's Keith L. Ware weapons test facility on Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. Approximately 40 ASC Soldiers completed the Feb. 9 training.

  • Logistics conference charts path out of Iraq

    Mar 14, 2011

    More than 50 logisticians from throughout Iraq and Kuwait gathered for what will likely be the last time, to share ideas and to plot a course for the final push out of Iraq at the 2011 Responsible Officer/Team Chief Conference here, March 11-12.

  • Logistics conference charts path out of Iraq

    Mar 14, 2011

  • ASC Wounded Warrior addresses Women in Defense

    Mar 11, 2011

    Capt. Scott Leifker, Army Sustainment Command Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander, addressed the Iowa/Illinois Women in Defense Leadership training event at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa on March 10.

  • Arsenal program provides students with 'real world' experience

    Mar 11, 2011

    Students and recent graduates from colleges across the United States are gaining real world experience through the Minority College Relations Program. There are 15 participants in MCRP's spring 2011 internship program here at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The 15-week program in place at nine Army installations runs from January through May and focuses on getting students integrated into the federal work place and shows them many different ways to serve the nation, aside from military service.

  • Foal Eagle '11 exercise continues

    Mar 10, 2011

    A combined-arms task force continues live-fire exercises all week as part of Foal Eagle '11 between U.S. and Republic of Korea forces.

  • Rookie culinary contestants gain eye-opening, fruitful experience

    Mar 10, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 10, 2010) -- The first time at culinary arts competitions is always the most trying. A generous helping of anxiety, expectation and general uncertainty loom in a significant way. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Joseph Wisniewski remembers the emotions well.

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