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  • 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.

  • Stevenson quote 23AUG

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 31JUL

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 26JUL

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 28JUN

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 21JUN

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 16JUN

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 14JUN

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 1JUN

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 14MAY

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson Quote 30APR

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 16APR

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • DoD Telework Policy and Information

    Apr 13, 2010

    Links to information about the Department of Defense telework policy and guidance.

  • Soldiers track trailers at transfer point

    Apr 10, 2010

    CONTIGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - The Trailer Transfer Point at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, opened for business March 15.

  • Rough Terrain Container Handler operators manage container yard

    Apr 10, 2010

    CONTIGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - Some Soldiers use video games to pass the time in Iraq, but one Soldier said he actually gets to play them at work.

  • Mechanics maintain standard of safety for traveling Soldiers

    Apr 10, 2010

    CONTIGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - A breakdown off base in a war zone stops an entire convoy, creating an opportunity for the enemy to attack.

  • G-4 links package

    Apr 7, 2010

    Web links to multiple logistics related home pages

  • USTRANSCOM, SDDC show 'can-do' spirit supporting Haiti

    Apr 6, 2010

    Discussing the spirit of U.S. Transportation Command's support for earthquake relief and rebuilding in Haiti, Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb said nothing sums it up quite as poignantly as the story of Army Lt. Col. Ralph Riddle.

  • More than third of equipment now out of Iraq

    Apr 5, 2010

    The Army is now 35 percent complete in its effort to move equipment and materiel out of Iraq as part of the withdrawal from that country.

  • Arsenal strength also comes from a sense of urgency

    Apr 5, 2010

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Although they aren't saying yet they have "mission complete," the end is drawing near for a little known team that has welded, fabricated, and assembled tens of thousands of armor kits for our warfighters. Due to their sense of urgency and commitment toward safeguarding our troops, this team is the Arsenal's Face of Strength.

  • Army command sustains logistics for warfighters

    Apr 5, 2010

    The Army command charged with management of the logistical aspect of the Iraq drawdown and Afghanistan buildup looks to be ahead of schedule, Lt. Gen. William G. Webster Jr., said Friday.

  • Mobile Redistribution Team cleans up Mosul

    Apr 5, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE MAREZ, Iraq - Members of the Mobile Redistribution Team at Contingency Operating Base Marez, Iraq, work around the clock to clean up unit's supply inventory, save taxpayer's money and prepare the base for the responsible drawdown of troops and equipment from Iraq.

  • Fort Hood transportation unit heads home

    Apr 3, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 49th Transportation Battalion, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) handed its mission over to the 14th Transportation Battalion (Movement Control), during a transfer of authority ceremony April 3 at Morale,Welfare and Recreation center east at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • 10th Trans Co returns from mission in Haiti

    Apr 2, 2010

    <b>HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. </b>- The 10th Transportation Company, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, deployed approximately 160 Soldiers in Support of Operation Unified Response in Port Au Prince, Haiti, Jan. 23. There, they provided logistical support for a myriad of people and units. They distributed medical supplies to hospitals and worked in Cite Soleil. The unit returned to Hunter Army Airfield, March 28.

  • 1185th DDSB supports Iraq drawdown, Afghan buildup

    Apr 2, 2010

    The Soldiers of the 1185th Deployment Distribution Support Battalion are supporting the Responsible Drawdown from Iraq everyday as they perform their duties at the Port of Shuabia, a Seaport of Debarkation located in Kuwait. The battalion is tasked to manage the loading of hundreds of vessels and port operations that aids Third Army in coordinating with many agencies and organizations to ensure the success of their mission.

  • Soldiers work multi-billion-dollar mission in support of Iraq drawdown

    Apr 1, 2010

    Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, someone is washing vehicles and equipment at the wash rack on Camp Arifjan.

  • 15th Sust. Bde. continues drawdown efforts

    Mar 31, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - A small team of Soldiers from different units subordinate to 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), opened an Operation Clean Sweep yard here in early March.

  • Providers operate Army's largest supply support activity

    Mar 31, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Soldiers with the 716th Quartermaster Company out of Jersey City, N.J., manage the largest multi-category Supply Support Activity facility in the Army at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • Third Army CG details Iraq drawdown, Afghanistan buildup efforts

    Mar 30, 2010

    Third Army Commanding General Lt. Gen. William G. Webster will provide a media update April 2, 2010, at 10:00 EST in the DoD Press Briefing Room. The topics addressed will be the Third Army's role in the responsible drawdown of Iraq, buildup in Afghanistan and the reset of our Army.

  • Six Million Miles in Iraq And Home Again

    Mar 30, 2010

    The Soldiers of the 180th Transportation Battalion returned home to their families in a redeployment ceremony at the Kieschnick physical fitness center Mar. 29. The Kings of the Road, as the unit is known, supported Operation Iraqi Freedom in both Kuwait and Iraq...

  • Logistics partnering in Maysan Province

    Mar 29, 2010

    The 121st Brigade Support Battalion's partnership with the Iraqi Security Forces focuses not only on developing their ability to conduct combat operations, but also upon developing their administrative and logistics capabilities.

  • Arizona-based unit brings clothing to give to local community

    Mar 29, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE TAJI, Iraq - Soldiers with the 3666th Support Maintenance Company provided clothing and other donated items to the local community during a humanitarian aid mission March 21 near Contingency Operating Base Taji, Iraq.

  • Recovery supports convoys during travel

    Mar 29, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE TAJI, Iraq - Recovery Soldiers travel with convoys throughout Iraq, supporting units should vehicles break down during their mission.

  • Four-star general visits JBB, talks drawdown, reflects on women's history

    Mar 26, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commanding general of the Army Materiel Command and a Fort Belvoir, Va., resident, made a March 20 visit to Joint Base Balad, Iraq, to discuss the upcoming responsible drawdown of personnel and equipment in Iraq.

  • Operation Clean Sweep

    Mar 25, 2010

    Most of us dread spring cleaning. Opening closets and trunks full of the items we thought we needed. Moving furniture to discover crumbs, change and pet toys. Deciding what should be thrown out and what should be donated. It's a messy job. But, in the end, we are left with a strong sense of satisfaction. These same feelings held true for multiple Army units who participated in their own spring cleaning efforts over the past year.

  • Quartermaster company makes history

    Mar 25, 2010

    BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan - A Fort Lee unit has made history as the first petroleum pipeline terminal operating company serving in Operation Enduring Freedom to transform into a gun truck company.

  • Quartermasters train to stay fresh during deployment

    Mar 24, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE TAJI, Iraq - The 263rd Quartermaster Company out of Fort Bliss, Texas, 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) continues to train their Soldiers on the technical and tactical skills of their laundry-service mission at Contingency Operating Base Taji, Iraq.

  • Databases help move equipment out of Iraq

    Mar 22, 2010

    Units preparing to redeploy to their home stations at the end of a Operation Iraqi Freedom deployment and the managers charged with the responsible drawdown of forces and equipment have one thing in common: a lot of paperwork before people and equipment can move.

  • Army Reserve Unit Utilizes Innovative Method to Expedite Supply Distribution in Afghanistan

    Mar 18, 2010

    The 484th Joint Movement Control Battalion, an Army Reserve Unit based out of Springfield, MO expedited the distribution of supplies throughout Afghanistan using rotary and fixed wing aircraft, host nation truck movements, container management and movement control operations.

  • 377th Theater Sustainment Command Takes the Reins in Haiti

    Mar 18, 2010

    The 377th Theater Sustainment Command assumed the Joint Logistics Command - Haiti mission in Port-au-Prince in support of Operation Unified Response, the humanitarian aid/disaster relief effort.

  • Third Army conducting 'Responsible Drawdown' from Iraq

    Mar 17, 2010

    Third Army and other commands are in the process of conducting a 'Responsible Drawdown' from Iraq that is unprecedented in recent military history.

  • Sustainers return from Haiti

    Mar 17, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) returned from Haiti during a ceremony held here on Mar. 9, at Sadowski Field House. The ceremony marked the official return for the 3d ESC soldiers from the devastated nation where they formed Joint Logistics Command-Haiti in support of relief efforts stemming from a Jan. 12 earthquake.

  • Secretary of the Army visits historic Arsenal

    Mar 16, 2010

    The top-ranking civilian in the U.S. Army visited Rock Island Arsenal today. During the visit, Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, thanked Arsenal Soldiers and employees for their contributions to military operations in Iraq and elsewhere, and learned more about the missions and functions carried out on the Arsenal.

  • Army leader tastes what's cookin' at Natick

    Mar 16, 2010

    Soldiers are eating better with help from new technologies. That was the message Army scientists delivered to the Army's civilian leader during a visit to research and development facilities here March 15.

  • Behind the Scenes with the 412th TEC Culinary Team

    Mar 15, 2010

  • Quartermaster Soldiers keep service members' uniforms looking sharp

    Mar 13, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE TAJI, Iraq - Missions in Iraq can take a toll on service members' uniforms, but a group of Soldiers work every day to keep them presentable and in good repair at Contingency Operating Base Taji, Iraq.

  • Soldiers move excess munitions out of Iraq as part of drawdown

    Mar 13, 2010

    As the responsible drawdown of forces and equipment escalates following the Iraqi Parliamentary elections in March, Soldiers are working to reduce the amount of ammunition in Iraq as corresponding troop levels fall.

  • Covering Your Head Can Save Your Life

    Mar 12, 2010

    For an item weighing only three ounces, the Army's Light Weight Performance Hood (LPH) is a key piece of gear. It can save Soldiers from severe, disfiguring, even life-threatening burns to the face, ears, and neck.

  • G-4 Report, March 2010: VSAT

    Mar 11, 2010

    The Army recently marked the production of the 3,000th Combat Service Support Very Small Aperture Terminal, which allows Soldiers in remote locations to connect wirelessly to supply and logistics databases. Maj. Gen. Robert Radin, the deputy G-4, and Lt. Col. Tony Sanchez, the Product Manager for the Defense Wide Transmission Systems, discuss the benefits of the VSAT.

  • Beyond the big stage: impact of Army Culinary Arts Competition goes further than presentation of any

    Mar 11, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 11, 2010) -- The U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition will check off another year tomorrow when it wraps up its 35th awards ceremony. For more than three decades, it has been a stage of sorts; a showcase in which contestants are afforded the opportunity to put their skills up against the best the military has to offer. But it is also a unique military food service experience Aca,!" one that has a varied impact beyond the competition itself.

  • Improving Arsenal capability, capacity one foot at a time

    Mar 10, 2010

    With demand for its products steady, the U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal has brought on line in the last month more than $3.5 million of new equipment to expand its product line and to enhance its capacity to meet current and future requirements, said John Hockenbury, director of the arsenal's operations.

  • Turbine engine mechanics show versatility

    Mar 5, 2010

    Twenty mechanics from the turbine engine value stream are helping to repair 310 Stryker vehicles between December 2009 and June 2010. The program, a partnership between General Dynamics Land Systems and Anniston Army Depot, shows the flexibility of the turbine engine workforce as they adapt their work to a wheeled, diesel vehicle.

  • New Army Black Hawk succeeds in combat

    Mar 4, 2010

    The Army's new high-tech UH-60 Black Hawk M-model helicopter -- equipped with a stronger engine, a digital cockpit and composite rotor blades -- performed exceptionally well in Afghanistan during its first major combat deployment, according to a recently completed After Action Review at Fort Campbell, Ky., service officials said.

  • Chef of Year event kicks off Culinary Arts Competition

    Mar 4, 2010

    Kitchens in the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence heated up early Sunday morning as the 35th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition began its first cooking event: Armed Forces Chef of the Year.

  • Grill Sergeant brings repertoire of skills to Culinary Arts Competition

    Mar 4, 2010

    Fort LEE, Va. (March 4, 2010) -- In the first episode of the Pentagon Channel show, "The Grill Sergeants," Sgt. 1st Class Brad Turner Jr. stuffed an uncooked turkey, took a half step back from the stove and rendered a casual but snappy salute to the bird. "I needed to give him the honor that he deserved," said a chuckling Turner of the moment. "He gave his life for the cause." It was a signature move for the New Orleans native, and one of many that would come to characterize his style and personality on the ground-breaking military food show.

  • Army Field Support Battalion moves MRAPs to meet missions

    Mar 3, 2010

    2/401st AFSB teams up with JPO MRAP to move MRAPs more efficiently, better serving Soldiers on the battlefield.

  • Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan to get new MultiCam uniforms, boots, gear

    Mar 2, 2010

    Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan will be issued the new "MultiCam" fire-resistant Army Combat Uniform complete with new Mountain Combat Boots and MultiCam-patterned Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment, or MOLLE, gear beginning in July.


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