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  • 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.

  • New culinary training extension opens at Fort Lee

    Mar 9, 2011

    Featuring modern classrooms and state-of-the-art cooking and baking labs, a new building extension for the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence was officially opened at Fort Lee, Va., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday.

  • Simplifying the Logistics ground

    Mar 9, 2011

    How the 101st Sustainment Brigade is undertaking an ambitious project to re-configure Bagram Airfield's Logistics complex

  • Culinary Arts Competition: art of ice

    Mar 8, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 8, 2011) -- The 36th Annual Culinary Arts Competition is in its 11th day and the competition has heated up with the exception of the ice carving competition. It is one of the few events within the competition that doesn't require some sort of heating element. Several teams entered the event, sculpturing everything from Bugs Bunny to dragons. The U.S. Army Quartermaster School's Joint Culinary Center of Excellence hosts the Culinary Arts Competition. It includes competitors from all five Armed Services, who compete, attend classes in the culinary arts and interact with their peers. The American Culinary Federation-sanctioned event is the largest of its kind in North America.

  • Safety, teamwork aid in FARP success

    Mar 6, 2011

    Forward arming and refueling points for Task Force Thunder, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, are places where aircraft can receive fuel and ammunition to continue providing coverage for troops on the ground.

  • Italy-based field support battalion packages humanitarian aid for Tunisia

    Mar 4, 2011

    In the latest episode of a long-term partnership between the 3rd Battalion, 405th Army Field Support Brigade and the U.S. Agency for International Development, workers at Leghorn Army Depot, Italy, prepared tons of humanitarian aid for delivery to Tunisia.

  • Prepositioned equipment rolls into action

    Mar 4, 2011

    The Daegu, South Korea-based Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia and 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command staged prepositioned equipment for a combat task force during Key Resolve/Foal Eagle in South Korea.

  • Logistical drawdown continues in Iraq

    Feb 23, 2011

    Spring is still a month away, but that's not stopping what is likely to be the largest and longest-running spring-cleaning project ever undertaken to prepare for the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq by Dec. 31.

  • Task Force Thunder rolls into Afghanistan

    Feb 23, 2011

    Task Force Thunder, composed of the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade and its subordinate battalions, started its relief in place in Regional Command South here with its sister brigade, the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade (Task Force Destiny), in early February.

  • Sustainers participate in Joint Operations Access Exercise

    Feb 22, 2011

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) participated in the Joint Operational Access Exercise with Fort Bragg's 82nd Airborne Division from Feb. 8-16.

  • Transportation unit puts in heavy miles to provide escort, deliver supplies to Soldiers

    Feb 19, 2011

    Since first arriving in Afghanistan in July 2010, the drivers with the 109th Transportation Company so far have logged approximately more than 600,000 miles.

  • Army Field Support Battalion - Northeast Asia in running for Army award

    Feb 18, 2011

    AFSBn-NEA a semifinalist in maintenance award competition.

  • Laying a new line Quartermasters take on Convoy Security duty during deployment to Afghanistan

    Feb 18, 2011

    National Guard Quartermasters lay down their skills as pipefitters to become convoy security team

  • SNAP provides ASC common operating picture

    Feb 17, 2011

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command has obtained a mobile satellite system which will enable its Army Field Support Brigades to establish a common operating picture and provide capability for organic communications in forward command post situations.

  • 36th Culinary Arts Competition: event sports new name, reward for participation same

    Feb 17, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va (Feb. 17, 2011) -Air Force Master Sgt. Jason Gray and Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Justin Reed last competed in the Culinary Arts Competition two years ago.

  • Special team restores small arms to fighting condition

    Feb 15, 2011

    Working with Army Sustainment Command's 406th Army Field Support Brigade, the Small Arms Readiness Evaluation Team recently assisted in resetting the 2nd Brigade Combat Team "Commandos" of the 10th Mountain Division.

  • Heavy Transporters train on new equipment

    Feb 11, 2011

    From Jan. 24 to Feb. 28, Sustainers from the 233rd Heavy Transportation Company will be conducting drivers training on their newly acquired equipment, the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle (MRAP) Caiman.

  • C-17s deliver largest OEF fuel resupply in Afghanistan

    Feb 10, 2011

    Three C-17 Globemaster IIIs carrying 120 bundles dropped the largest resupply of fuel ever to a remote military outpost in Afghanistan.

  • Property accountability: It's our responsibility

    Feb 9, 2011

    Property accountability and good supply discipline is not only important across the Army, it's "priceless."

  • Property accountability: It's our responsibility

    Feb 9, 2011

    Property accountability and good supply discipline is not only important across the Army, it's "priceless."

  • Small cafe keeps busy Soldiers fed in Iraq

    Feb 9, 2011

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - The Guardian CafAfA isn't much, but for the hundreds of Soldiers who visit it daily, it's enough. The small cafAfA is housed in two trailers propped on cinder blocks, and it's the only place to eat for Soldiers here who don't have enough time to eat at the camp's main dining facility.

  • Reserve team begins new chapter at Fort Benning, Ga.

    Feb 8, 2011

  • Enhanced Combat Helmet to be fielded in fall

    Feb 4, 2011

    The Army is looking at an improved combat helmet that surpasses the capabilities of what Soldiers are currently wearing in the field, and it may be available in the fall.

  • Soldiers prepare helicopters for return to US

    Feb 4, 2011

    An Army aviation brigade out of Fort Riley, Kan., is preparing its aircraft to return from Iraq this spring.

  • New IWTP opens at Anniston Army Depot

    Feb 3, 2011

    Anniston Army Depot commemorated the grand opening of its $40.1 million industrial wastewater treatment plant with a ribbon cutting ceremony here Jan. 21. Officials said the event is a major milestone in the depot's history of producing military equipment for the U.S. and its allies.

  • 'Battle Ready' Brigade focuses on command supply discipline

    Feb 3, 2011

    Col. Robert A. Warburg, commander of the 188th Infantry Brigade, First Army Division East, hosted several high-level Army logisticians to conduct a logistics seminar for all 188th Brigade personnel not currently engaged in a mission. The seminar provided insight on the Army's logistics systems and introduced the new Global Combat Support System - Army.

  • Deputy FORSCOM commander visits 'Resolute' brigade - tours watercraft

    Jan 31, 2011

    FORT EUSTIS, Va (Jan. 28) - The 7th Sustainment Brigade enjoyed a visit from Lt. Gen. Howard Bromberg, the U.S. Army Forces Command deputy commanding general, Jan. 28. The visit began with the brigade's deployment ceremony at Anderson Field House and was immediately followed by a deployment brief in the 7th Sus. Bde. conference room. The 'Resolute' leadership and staff detailed the brigade's plans for their upcoming deployment, including the mission sets for both forward and rear personnel. Bromberg gave advice on deployment and his personal lessons learned.

  • 7th Sustainment Brigade 'Resolute Warriors' case colors for deployment to Afghanistan, Ira

    Jan 31, 2011

    FORT EUSTIS, Va (Jan. 28) - Soldiers of the 7th Sustainment Brigade stood shoulder to shoulder at Fort Eustis' Anderson Field House this morning for a 10 a.m. deployment ceremony. The brigade's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, and the 53rd Transportation Battalion, officially cased their unit colors and bid a fond farewell to family and friends in light of their pending deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • BLSTs get new homes at Fort Carson

    Jan 31, 2011

    The 407th Army Field Support Battalion-Carson Commander, Lt. Col. Andrew Centineo, along with Robert Giles, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District resident engineer, and Tim Woods, owner of Liberty General Contractors, LLC, braved the single digit temperatures Jan. 11 to break the frozen ground at the future site of the first brigade logistics support team facility to be built at Fort Carson, Colo.

  • Resolve to help Troops Stay Connected, Supplied in the New Year

    Jan 28, 2011

    Any American can give the gift of connection now and throughout the New Year to troops far from home with All Services Exchange phone and gift cards.

  • AFSB commander interviewed about Iraq drawdown

    Jan 27, 2011

    Col. Lawrence Fuller, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade commander, is interviewed by Fox 18 News reporter Chris Williams concerning the Army Sustainment Command's mission to support the current drawdown in Iraq.

  • Gen. Dunwoody briefs AMC State of Command

    Jan 27, 2011

    Opening the Commander's Conference hosted by Army Sustainment Command, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commander of Army Materiel Command, gives her state of command briefing on Jan. 25.

  • Logistics key to Afghan success, DCOM-Regional Support CSM says

    Jan 24, 2011

    At every destination during his battlefield circulation, one functional area threaded all three sites near Mazar-e Sharif in northern Afghanistan - logistics. For Command Sgt. Maj. David J. Vincent, this is the key to success for coalition forces in Afghanistan. Not just to meet the 2014 withdrawal date, but to ensure continuous success for decades to come.

  • ASC takes operational control of Directorates of Logistics in Korea and Japan

    Jan 24, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command took operational control of the Directorates of Logistics in Korea and Japan on Jan. 1. This transition is the first step in a process that will transfer the DOLs, including personnel and resources, from the Installation Management Command to the Army Materiel Command.

  • The first 100 days: a story of sustainment

    Jan 24, 2011

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - What organization's finance office processes an average of $181 million per month and on a daily basis is responsible for feeding more than 100,000 personnel' Their contracted vehicles travel an average of 23,570 miles per day and their contracted aircraft fly an average of 23,700 passengers monthly' Is this a Fortune 500 company' No, it's the 184th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and its subordinate units.

  • Special delivery

    Jan 24, 2011

    Soldier uses Skype to coach wife, help deliver baby from Afghanistan

  • History keeps rolling with new technology

    Jan 21, 2011

    Caissons keep rolling along with help from the U.S. Army Ordnance School. Some of the oldest equipment in the Army is being updated with new hardware, thanks to state-of-the-art technology currently being fielded here. For almost 100 years, Caisson Wagons have served our military. They've carried the flag draped caskets of Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, John F. Kennedy, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson along with Army General Douglas MacArthur and countless other military heroes over the years.

  • Drawdown brings non-standard equipment mission to Sierra

    Jan 18, 2011

  • Gen. Dunwoody awarded the 2011 Theodore Roosevelt award, the NCAA's highest honor

    Jan 17, 2011

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody was awarded the 2011 Theodore Roosevelt award, the NCAA's highest honor.

  • Picatinny 'squeezes in' solution for MRAP ammo stowage

    Jan 14, 2011

    As a result of the innovation and expertise of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC), Soldiers are now using an Army-approved ammo stowage system that is safe, reliable and effective. The system is called MARS, which stands for Modular Ammunition Restraint System. ARDEC has already sent more than 700 into combat zones. But that is only the beginning. The Army estimates that several thousand MARS will be sent to Iraq and Afghanistan within the year.

  • New vision highlights ASC town hall meeting

    Jan 13, 2011

    New vision and mission statements focus of Army Sustainment Command town hall meeting.

  • Skills-Based Training being tested at Ordnance School

    Jan 13, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 13, 2011) -- Today's dynamic operational environment demands a more versatile maintenance Soldier, one who has the skills to repair and maintain an ever-changing inventory of equipment.

  • LMP up and running in Army Sustainment Command

    Jan 13, 2011

    What started as a room full of trained expert advisors is now nearly empty, with only a few employees waiting like Maytag repairmen. Implementation of the Logistics Modernization Program has gone smoothly and no longer requires as many expert advisers.

  • Bagram Airfield receives new aircraft fueling system

    Jan 13, 2011

    A new aircraft fueling system at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, will cut refueling time in half.

  • CSA tours Corpus Christi Army Depot

    Jan 12, 2011

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., chief of staff of the Army, made his first visit to tour Corpus Christi Army Depot, Texas, and thank the workforce.

  • Arsenal production weathers the storm as it has since 1813

    Jan 12, 2011

    Snapshot of the Army's Watervliet Arsenal in upstate New York during a snow storm on January 12, 2011. Adverse weather rarely stops production at this historic site that has been in operation since 1813.

  • IMCOM to AMC logistics transformation on schedule for Oct. 1 completion

    Jan 11, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas-- While transferring the logistics functions of U.S. Army installations across the globe from one U.S. Army command to another is no simple task, the Installation Management Command and the Army Materiel Command are making strides toward the scheduled completion date of Oct. 1.

  • Tobyhanna manufactures 1 million helmet brackets

    Jan 11, 2011

    The number of helmet bracket assemblies shipped from here to Soldiers around the world, since 2006, surpassed the one million mark last week. Over the past four years, hundreds of employees have all but perfected the large scale manufacturing of military issue helmet brackets and clips.

  • Model behavior: Instructor perpetuates passion for vehicle preservation

    Jan 7, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Jan. 6, 2011) -- Holding a small plastic model of a military jeep in his hand, Lee Holland pointed out flaws like the globs of glue on the hood and windshield but admitted it wasn't a bad assembly job for a 5-year-old.

  • Army honors best in food service

    Jan 4, 2011

    The Department of the Army G-4 and the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence at Fort Lee are proud to announce the winners of the annual Philip A. Connelly Awards Program for Excellence in Army food service. From providing nutritional meals to creating morale boosting environments, food service professionals keep the Army rolling along. This program honors those professionals, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians, who rise above the standard and continually demonstrate excellence in food service.

  • Logisticians push essentials to troops by any, all means

    Jan 3, 2011

    The 382nd Transportation Theater Opening Element, Fort Eustis, Va., augmenting the 3rd Battalion of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade, recently completed a four-month supply and equipment push to ensure troops in the field have what they need to get the job done.

  • 3-401st helps keep Buffalos rolling

    Jan 3, 2011

    Searching out improvised explosive devices is the daily mission for members of the 264th Route Clearance Company/Battalion Route Clearance Package 38, based at Forward Operating Base Shank in eastern Afghanistan. Their mission puts them in frequent danger, but their services are essential for the movement of vehicles and supplies.

  • Keeping the lights on in Afghanistan

    Dec 30, 2010

    Operating under the aegis of Army Sustainment Command's 401st Army Field Support Brigade, the 4BCT/101ABN BLST is the leading element of the Materiel Enterprise, bringing logistics experience and expertise to bear on the battlefield.

  • Small post with big achievement

    Dec 23, 2010

    "Given our inherently dangerous activities associated with manufacturing, we should all be pleased by our collective efforts to reduce our lost time rate by 58 percent from the AMC stated goal," Colonel Mark F. Migaleddi said.

  • Of all the splendor of what might have been

    Dec 22, 2010

    By 1995, there was a heated race by at least four defense contractors to design, develop, and test a new lightweight artillery system and the Watervliet Arsenal was in the thick of it thanks to the unique capabilities that reside at this post. An experimental howitzer that was developed and tested as part of this race is being donated by General Dynamics to the Arsenal museum.

  • Arsenal Operations Director says it's a 'wrap'

    Dec 22, 2010

    The Watervliet Arsenal has coordinated with a local media company by the name of Media Stream to develop a series of marketing videos for the Arsenal. A total of four videos will be developed to help tell the Arsenal story to internal and external audiences.

  • Deployed troops get break with USO, holiday programs

    Dec 22, 2010

    Thousands of troops deployed overseas away from their families this Christmas can at least look forward to USO entertainment and special holiday meals.

  • HMMWV Reset in 60 seconds

    Dec 20, 2010

    In one minute, see the complete HMMWV Reset process at the Red River Army Depot in Texarkana, Texas.

  • Sustainers Compete for Top NCO, Soldier

    Dec 16, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Dec. 14, 2010) - Seven Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from across the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) competed for the NCO and Soldier of the Quarter title during a board here Dec. 14. The board, comprised of several senior NCOs, tested the competitors on their military knowledge and basic Soldier skills.