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  • DMC hosts Lead Materiel Integrator working group

    Sep 27, 2011

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

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

    Sep 20, 2011

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

  • Behind the TPE Curtain

    Sep 20, 2011

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

  • Logistic Soldiers keep supply lines open

    Sep 20, 2011

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

  • Operation Ammunition Clean Sweep clears away hazardous munitions

    Sep 19, 2011

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

  • Say hello to Army mariner Spc. Christina Behymer

    Sep 15, 2011

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

  • Fort Lee unit redeploys

    Sep 15, 2011

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

  • Army Strong: Home of Sustainment Completes BRAC 2005

    Sep 14, 2011

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

  • Honoring Logisticians

    Sep 9, 2011

    Display recognizes six Medal of Honor recipients

  • Army Sustainment Command sets sail in Pacific Reach

    Sep 8, 2011

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

  • Army Sustainment Command marks 9/11 anniversary

    Sep 8, 2011

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

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

    Sep 1, 2011

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

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

    Sep 1, 2011

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

  • Watervliet's revolutionary process lightens the load for Soldiers

    Aug 31, 2011

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

  • Army Sustainment Command adding personal property shipping to its portfolio

    Aug 30, 2011

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

  • RFI rapidly issues gear to Soldiers in new facility

    Aug 29, 2011

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

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

    Aug 29, 2011

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

  • Thirst for Victory

    Aug 25, 2011

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

    Aug 24, 2011

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

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

    Aug 23, 2011

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

  • ASC trains Reserve Soldiers for deployment

    Aug 22, 2011

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

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

    Aug 20, 2011

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

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

    Aug 19, 2011

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

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

    Aug 16, 2011

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

  • Soldiers make MOST of training at Crane Army Ammunition Activity

    Aug 15, 2011

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

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

    Aug 15, 2011

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

  • Marines appreciate 401st AFSB support

    Aug 15, 2011

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

  • ‘Guardians’ of the Sky

    Aug 15, 2011

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

  • Soldiers compete in ASC Best Warrior competition

    Aug 15, 2011

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

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

    Aug 12, 2011

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

  • SDDC Logistics Division takes Property Accountability to the next level

    Aug 12, 2011

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

  • Tobyhanna Army Depot achieves Aerospace Standard

    Aug 12, 2011

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

  • New task force to focus on renewable energy

    Aug 11, 2011

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

  • 87th CSSB Soldiers prepare for mission at home

    Aug 11, 2011

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

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

    Aug 11, 2011

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

  • BRAC moves Ordnance School classes to Lee

    Aug 10, 2011

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

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

    Aug 9, 2011

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

  • New dawn for ammunition as Iraq drawdown hits full steam

    Aug 8, 2011

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

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

    Aug 4, 2011

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

  • Quartermasters keep Australian/U.S. exercise supplied

    Aug 3, 2011

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

  • Transporters Take Day to Honor Their Own

    Aug 3, 2011

    Transportation Corps hosts recognition ceremonies for its Soldiers and civilians.

  • Army Profession of Arms campaign looks to future

    Jul 28, 2011

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

  • Army preparing to produce JLTVs

    Jul 28, 2011

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

  • Transporters On The Move

    Jul 28, 2011

    Transportation Symposium kickoff run.

  • Climbing the Army ranks - as a civilian

    Jul 28, 2011

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

  • Transporters Move on Fort Lee

    Jul 28, 2011

    2011 Transportation Symposium

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

    Jul 27, 2011

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

  • New Era Begins For Ordnance Battalion

    Jul 27, 2011

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

  • Fort Lee Seminar explores robotic sustainment options

    Jul 21, 2011

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

  • 1188th DDSB bids farewell to port

    Jul 20, 2011

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

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

    Jul 19, 2011

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

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

    Jul 18, 2011

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

  • Soldiers may soon have lighter machine gun

    Jul 15, 2011

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

  • Chiefs of Ordnance Share Information

    Jul 12, 2011

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

  • Medal of Honor display recognizing logisticians unveiled at Pentagon

    Jul 12, 2011

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

  • 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.