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  • Up to the challenge: New Scott unit takes on tough mission in Afghanistan

    Nov 9, 2009

    Between pilfering, mountain passes closed by snow, overturned trucks and attacks by hostile tribes, getting equipment and supplies to troops in Afghanistan is a challenge.

  • Class I yard accepts Iraq-wide food turn in

    Nov 9, 2009

    CAMP STRYKER, Iraq - In addition to their usual duties, service members at the Camp Stryker, Iraq, Class I yard manage the mass turn in of food rations from all corners of Iraq as the drawdown of U.S. troops and equipment progresses.

  • Logistics, technical advisory team instructs Iraqi Army Soldiers

    Nov 9, 2009

    CAMP UR, Iraq - The Ur Logistics and Technical Advisory Team with the 36th Sustainment Brigade out of Temple, Texas, works with Iraqi Soldiers at the Ur Iraqi Army Regional Maintenance Center to improve their skills in maintenance and supply.

  • US forces take proactive steps toward drawdown

    Oct 31, 2009

  • Speicher preps for Operation Clean Sweep

    Oct 31, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION SPEICHER, TIKRIT, Iraq - Soldiers with the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) prepared for Operation Clean Sweep, set to begin the first week of November at Contingency Operating Location Speicher, Iraq.

  • Army always seeking improvements to combat uniform

    Oct 30, 2009

    Nothing says pride like a Soldier in uniform. Today's Soldier has much to be proud of in the current Army Combat Uniform, but the Army is always looking for way to make it better and more well-suited to the needs of the Soldier.

  • Army Senior Enlisted Leaders discuss NCO development and ARFORGEN

    Oct 28, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. David Bruner, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's senior enlisted advisor, hosted a summit with senior enlisted advisors from across the Army to focus on synchronizing education and leader development within the Army Force Generation model here today.

  • PEO Soldier displays new equipment

    Oct 27, 2009

    Program managers from Program Executive Office Soldier met with members of the media Tuesday at the Pentagon to discuss the latest equipment fielded to soldiers.

  • 528th Sustainment Brigade - Providing for the force

    Oct 26, 2009

    This is logistics on the edge. Whether the edge of a mountain or the edge of a map, the 528th Sustainment Brigade is likely there, ensuring special operations units have what they need. The Army's only airborne sustainment brigade looks beyond "areas of responsibility," and is one of the most unique sustainment organizations in the Army. On any given day, nearly one-third of the 528th is deployed somewhere in the world providing critical support to special operations units.

  • Guard equipment to return from Iraq, Congress told

    Oct 26, 2009

    National Guard equipment will be returned from Iraq and Guard units can fill shortages with equipment currently in theater, Defense officials testified Oct. 21, at a House hearing.

  • Soldiers build history with Bataan Memorial Park

    Oct 24, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION, MAREZ, MOSUL, Iraq - The Bataan Memorial Park is scheduled to officially open Oct. 30, in a dedication ceremony at Contingency Operating Location Marez, Mosul, Iraq.

  • New M-ATV arrives in Southern Afghanistan

    Oct 23, 2009

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan-The first Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles (M-ATV) designated for Southern Afghanistan arrived here Oct. 22 by air transport.

  • Sweet home Louisiana Transportation Soldiers bring Cajun flavor to Iraq

    Oct 23, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION SPEICHER, Iraq - Home-cooked meals are a comfort unavailable to Soldiers while deployed, but the members of the 1083rd Transportation Company out of Minden, La., brought Cajun cooking with them to Iraq.

  • Like father, like son,Father, son pairs deployed together

    Oct 23, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION SPEICHER, Iraq - Family is never too far away at Contingency Operating Location Speicher, Iraq, where not one, but two father and son teams are stationed together.

  • Soldier helps in Cub Scouts' advancement

    Oct 22, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Capt. Brian E. Kinsella, a 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldier, visited Cub Scouts Oct. 18 in Achorage, Ky., to assist a group of Webelos from Pack 110 in earning their citizenship badges. Kinsella is one Soldier of many who are taking part the command's effort to get active in the community.

  • LCLA Parachute Video & Testimony

    Oct 22, 2009

    The Low-Cost Low-Altitude Parachute is making a large impact in the way supplies are delivered to troops in remote locations in Afghanistan. This 5-minute video explains how the LCLA works and provides testimony from Soldiers who have used and benefited from the system.

  • Operation Clean Sweep to come to Normandy

    Oct 22, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION NORMANDY, Iraq - A reconnaissance team for Operation Clean Sweep visited Contingency Operating Location Normandy Oct. 18 to assess the movement of retrograde materials throughout Iraq.

  • Meet the APG Garrison commander

    Oct 21, 2009

  • Afghanistan strategy review will continue to move forward, Gates says

    Oct 20, 2009

    Questions about the legitimacy of Afghanistan's national elections are a complicating factor, but President Barack Obama's strategic review doesn't hinge on the outcome, and ongoing military operations aren't being affected, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Monday.

  • Employees improve UAV Reset process

    Oct 19, 2009

    Tobyhanna employees are improving the unmanned aerial vehicle system Reset process.

  • 3d ESC Soldiers 'Get Motivated'

    Oct 16, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - About 80 Soldiers and Family members from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) attended the "Get Motivated" business seminar held at Louisville's Freedom Hall Tuesday Sept. 29, to learn leadership and self-improvement skills from successful celebrities and top businessmen. 3d ESC senior enlisted leader, Command Sgt. Maj. Willie C. Tennant, explained that his Soldiers participation in the event was important in building resiliency and leadership amongst the ranks upon returning from Iraq.

  • Soldiers help with heavy lifting in support of Iraq drawdown

    Oct 16, 2009

    Soldiers from the 1083rd Transportation Company, a National Guard unit from Louisiana, are jumping at the opportunity to run missions.

  • Big trucks, big dreams Transportation Soldiers match up in football competition

    Oct 16, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Three Soldiers from the 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion got the chance to live out their dreams in August at the National Football League combine in Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

  • TACOM Battery Training Videos

    Oct 15, 2009

    Educational videos on maintenance and recovery procedures for automotive storage batteries from the US Army Tank and Automotive Command, Lifecycle Management Command.

  • AMC Band performs at BWI for Honor Flight veterans

    Oct 15, 2009

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command Band provided a musical greeting for five arriving chartered flights carrying World War II veterans during Honor Flight Network-sponsored receptions at Thurgood Marshall Baltimore-Washington International Airport Sept. 26.

  • "Iraq Drawdown Requires Policies That Are Simple, Straightforward, Easily Understood, and Defen

    Oct 14, 2009

    Shortly after Major General Robert M. Radin assumed duties as Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, last month, he spoke about his new role and how he sees Army Logistics evolving.

  • Ordnance Museum move: Riggers, trailers and cranes ... oh my!

    Oct 8, 2009

  • Deployed sergeant's MRAP invention may be mass produced

    Oct 2, 2009

    The new Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles used in theater have proven extremely effective in protecting Soldiers of the 84th Engineer Battalion from deadly attacks by remaining extremists during their yearlong deployment.

  • Cavalry soldiers tour depot, learn how workers affect war effort

    Oct 2, 2009

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.--Five of the depot's customers visited the shop floor here Sept. 15 and 16 to talk with employees and see what the depot is doing to help the warfighters. The visiting Soldiers - 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, 9th Cavalry Regiment, C Troop from Fort Hood, Texas - were awed by the detailed way the depot employees built or repaired combat vehicles, small arms and other weapons.

  • Fort Hood organizations assist 407th AFSB keep vital equipment in top shape

    Oct 2, 2009

    The men and women of the 407th Army Field Support Brigade are keeping Soldiers' equipment in tip-top shape while working in ways that use ingenuity and resourcefulness to save taxpayer money.

  • Faster + More Cost-Effectively = Responsible Retrograde

    Oct 1, 2009

    Moving materiel faster and cheaper, small team from 2nd Battalion - 402nd Army Field Support Brigade is making sure Responsible Retrograde is also rapid.

  • Materiel Enterprise at FOB Kalsu - sized to meet the mission

    Oct 1, 2009

    A small team of expert sustainers delivers the full effect of the Materiel Enterprise all the way to forward operating bases. Brigade Logistics Support Teams (BLST - as in 'blast') are harnessing the vast resources of Army Materiel Command and putting them to use on the battlefield.

  • G-4 going high-tech at the AUSA Annual Meeting

    Sep 28, 2009

    Be sure to visit the Army G-4 exhibit at AUSA, displaying six stations of logistics technology and high-tech tools are guaranteed to capture your attention.

  • Army unveils new look for its National Museum

    Sep 25, 2009

    Army representatives have released a series of full-color architectural renderings for the National Museum of the United States Army, to be built next year at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • First Training Soldiers Arrive to Ordnance Campus

    Sep 25, 2009

    The Ordnance School operations at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. are beginning to wind down as construction at the school's new location at Fort Lee continues at a rapid pace. However, neither has stopped the institution from fulfilling its mission to train ordnance Soldiers. The Ordnance School transported the first wave of ordnance advanced individual training Soldiers here Sept. 23 to begin training at the school's $700 million campus.

  • Interactive Training for Property Accountability

    Sep 23, 2009

    Discover information on distance learning (DL) courses and links to websites where Soldiers can take or order property accountability courses online.

  • The Mechanic's Corner: Keep visibility high during rainy season

    Sep 23, 2009

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - A priority for mounted patrols is the ability to see clearly from inside a humvee and spot potential safety and security threats. Any obstruction to visibility is a hazard.

  • Phase maintenance ensures aircrafts remain battle ready

    Sep 22, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - While maintaining a constant presence in the skies to keep the local population safe from the threat of attacks from insurgents and criminals, aircraft of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade become well worn in the process.

  • Army Reservists Hone Their Skills at Crane before Deployment

    Sep 22, 2009

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity hosted an ordnance detachment of Army Reservists this September who were at Camp Atterbury, Ind., preparing for a mobilization to Iraq.

  • John McHugh assumes duties as 21st Secretary of Army

    Sep 21, 2009

    John McHugh was sworn in as the 21st Secretary of the Army Monday, following his nomination by President Barack Obama and confirmation by the U.S. Senate. As Secretary of the Army, McHugh has statutory responsibility for all matters relating to the U.S. Army: manpower, personnel, reserve affairs, installations, environmental issues, weapons systems and equipment acquisition, communications, and financial management.

  • Ordnance begins new era at Fort Lee

    Sep 20, 2009

    After training Soldiers at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., for nearly a century, the U.S. Army Ordnance School cased its colors, packed up and headed south.

  • New cammo pattern may blend in better in Afghanistan

    Sep 18, 2009

    Soldiers fighting in Afghanistan will soon see two new test camouflage patterns on the backs of fellow Soldiers.

  • Depot participates in Greening Experience, teaches interns

    Sep 17, 2009

    U.S. Army CECOM Life Cycle Management Command interns visited Tobyhanna Sept. 9 as part of the Greening Experience Program for Interns.

  • 303rd Ordnance Battalion (EOD) Activates in Hawaii

    Sep 16, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS (Sept. 15, 2009) -- U.S. Army, Hawaii's newest unit unfurled its colors during an activation ceremony here Tuesday. Soldiers of the 303rd Ordnance Battalion (EOD) stood in formation on Hamilton Field as Col. Timothy Ryan, commander, 8th Sustainment Brigade (Provisional), and Command Sgt. Maj. Sean Branham, 303rd Ord. Bn. (EOD), uncased the battalion colors for the first time since the unit was inactivated in Germany in 1976.

  • "Muleskinners" take to the air for resupply

    Sep 16, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Now that U.S. forces have moved out of Iraqi cities to the surrounding rural areas, the nature of logistical resupply for far-flung outposts has under gone changes.

  • Mechanics swap engine one bolt at a time

    Sep 14, 2009

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - With a multitude of wires sticking out, lugs and nuts scattered around, mounts to place and a variety of parts to install, replacing an engine on a Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle can seem like a jigsaw puzzle.

  • Sierra demonstrates once again depot capabilities to senior leaders

    Sep 10, 2009

  • Howitzer Air Drop

    Sep 10, 2009

    The 725th Support Battalion air drops a 10-ton M198 Howitzer to a unit in Afghanistan.

  • An EPIC tool makes searching for logistics policy easy

    Sep 10, 2009

    The US Army Logistics Innovation Agency has created the Enterprise Policy and Process Interactive Capability - or EPIC - an electronic policy search tool that has remedied the archaic and cumbersome methods of searching and finding Army logistics policy.

  • Soldiers, KBR continue efforts to end water shortage

    Sep 10, 2009

    Q-WEST, Iraq - In the hot summer months, seasonal trends at Contingency Operating Location Q-West, Iraq, and the surrounding areas make water a commodity and water conservation a necessity to prevent depletion of the area's water reserves.

  • House cleaning NCO-style

    Sep 8, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Soon after the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) assumed authority of all sustainment operations in Iraq, two of the unit's noncommissioned officers began their own operation 'Clean Sweep,' in preparation for the upcoming drawdown of forces and equipment from Iraq.

  • Army, Iraqi leaders agree to water-sharing policy in Ninawa

    Sep 2, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Local Iraqi leaders met with the 16th Sustainment Brigade deputy commander and the Q-West mayor to discuss water policy and enforcement at Contingency Operating Location Q-West, Iraq Aug.15.

  • Vehicle company steps up, moves out

    Sep 2, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - On May 25, the "Hook and Book" Soldiers of the 1161st Transportation Company, a Washington National Guard unit out of Ephrata, Wash., arrived in Iraq as part of the 419th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade.

  • Operation Jiffy Lube keeps vehicles moving

    Sep 2, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Two units from opposite ends of the U.S. join together in Iraq to help convoys roll out of Joint Base Balad, Iraq faster, by making minor repairs to M1151 and Mine-Resistant-Ambush-Protected vehicles that would otherwise delay their departure.

  • Laos native gains US citizenship

    Sep 1, 2009

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - A Soldier whose journey toward citizenship started with fleeing Laos in 1979, became a United States citizen in a ceremony Aug. 6, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • 110th Quartermaster receives awards

    Sep 1, 2009

    VICTORY BASE COMPLEX, Iraq - The 110th Quartermaster Company, 260th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, received their end of deployment awards in a ceremony held Aug. 8 at Victory Base Complex, Iraq.

  • Soldiers help shape future of field rations with a simple taste test

    Aug 28, 2009

    Soldiers participated in a food-tasting test during their training at Fort McCoy, Wis., to help the Department of the Defense decide its future rations menu.

  • Who says you can't play with your food'

    Aug 27, 2009

    Neil Gomes, a cook at The Commons at Fort McPherson, shows off a creation he carved out of fruit June 15 at the Fort McPherson summer camp program held by Child and Youth Services (CYS). Gomes, who said he learned a love of cooking and preparing food during his childhood, shared his passion and expertise with children during the camp.

  • Soldiers provide goods, goodwill to Iraqi villages

    Aug 27, 2009

    Soldiers handed out humanitarian aid packages of food and supplies to the citizens of Faddaqhryah and Bahar in southern Iraq, Aug. 18.

  • Special Delivery: Logisticians complete huge fuselage move

    Aug 27, 2009

    A 5,000-mile sea and land odyssey that began at an Orange County, Calif., testing facility came to an end Aug. 22 at Fort Lee, Va. A hulking Air Force C-17 aircraft fuselage is now in its final resting place following the 32-day move.

  • Army's top enlisted in Iraq visits last of surge Soldiers

    Aug 26, 2009

    HABUR GATE, Iraq - Multi-National Force - Iraq Command Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Wilson visited Soldiers of the 16th Sustainment Brigade, one of the last units in Iraq serving a 15-month deployment, Aug. 12 and 13.

  • JBB opens new respite for service members

    Aug 26, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) commanding general Brig. Gen. Paul L. Wentz and Air Force Brig. Gen. Craig A. Franklin, commander, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing, cut a ceremonial ribbon to signify the opening of Red River Place behind Freedom Chapel, during a ceremony at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 17 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • Iraq drawdown moves into second phase as planners discuss challenges

    Aug 26, 2009

    As Multi-National Corps - Iraq moves into the second phase of the drawdown of troops and equipment from Iraq, it faces challenges ranging from the withdrawal of people and material ranging from roughly 80,000 servicemembers to a connex filled with pink roller skates.

  • Army, Air Force Save $50 million for Taxpayers

    Aug 25, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - As most U.S. forces in Iraq prepare for the largest strategic reposturing of forces in 40 years, Task Force 586 has already started the process.

  • Reduction in force means reduction in ammo

    Aug 25, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 23rd Ordnance Company out of Grafenwoehr, Germany, continues to assist with the withdrawal of Class V ammunition at Joint Base Balad, as MNC-I prepares to make reductions for the responsible drawdown of personnel and equipment in Iraq.

  • WATER

    Aug 21, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Soldiers drink it every day, but how many wonder where it comes from, or how it is processed to make it drinkable'

  • Speicher Soldiers learn to mulititask

    Aug 21, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION SPEICHER, Iraq - Transportation Soldiers at Contingency Operating Location Speicher, Iraq, are performing a mission very different from the one they originally expected.

  • Cooking for Ironhorse troopers

    Aug 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Cooks from the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division work in the dining facility at Joint Security Station War Eagle to create satisfying and high quality meals for Soldiers.

  • Soldiers keep it "cool" in Iraq

    Aug 19, 2009

    Whether the air conditioner in your armored vehicle is broken, or your forklift just won't lift anymore, if you're on Forward Operating Base Warrior, Kirkuk, Iraq, the mechanics at the ground support element section shop are the ones to see.

  • 1st Joint DFAC in the AOR Opens at JBB

    Aug 19, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - While Joint Base Balad is both an Army and Air Force installation, there are few, if any, truly joint operations here where Soldiers and Airmen work directly hand-in-hand.

  • Oil analysis program protects servicemembers, saves money

    Aug 19, 2009

    Behind the scenes at Joint Base Balad stands a man who keeps servicemembers safe and saves the government money, but he and his crew remain back stage until something goes wrong.

  • 514th is jack-of-all-trades for JBB

    Aug 19, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - With a mission "unlike" any other ordnance company assigned to Joint Base Balad, the Soldiers of the 514th Ordnance Company, out of Fort Drum, N.Y., have learned to adapt as they perform a myriad of missions not organic to their organization

  • Soldier-mechanics share tricks of trade with Iraqis

    Aug 17, 2009

    Soldiers and Iraqi police officers conducted Humvee maintenance training Aug. 12, that will help provide a sustainable, Iraqi-driven support system after U.S. forces have been completely withdrawn from the country.

  • Postal platoon Soldiers deliver themselves home

    Aug 17, 2009

    For 15 months, 17 Soldiers from 3rd Platoon, 566th Postal Company, delivered thousands of pounds of mail through three different Army Post Offices in the region of Baghdad, Iraq. However, their last delivery may be their most memorable, as it was the one that brought them back to Stuttgart on July 29.

  • Army transporters: In it for the long haul

    Aug 13, 2009

    Working long hours with little recuperation time is often the life of a transporter. Army transporters during Golden Cargo annual training welcomed the training and experience- because they are in it for the long haul.

  • 396th Transportation Company departs to Iraq

    Aug 13, 2009

    Starting from scratch and standing up the company with virtually nothing, the 396th Transportation Company, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade has had a long road to travel. They have spent countless hours training and preparing for their deployment, but it finally paid off Aug. 8 when approximately 142 Soldiers departed Fort Stewart and headed to Iraq for a 12-month deployment.

  • Exercise Pacific Reach 2009 tests watercraft capabilities

    Aug 13, 2009

    Active-duty and Army Reserve Soldiers from the across the globe are testing the readiness of the Army's prepositioned set four during military exercise Pacific Reach 2009 in Tokyo, Japan.

  • The best Army invention ever

    Aug 11, 2009

    The Army P-38 can opener has provided to be much more versatile through the years for resourceful Soldiers, from an aid to cleaning weapons to makeshift ornaments for an artificial Christmas tree.

  • 13th ESC Takes Charge

    Aug 11, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) took command and control of all logistics operations in the Iraqi theater from the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) in a ceremony here August 7.

  • Soldiers in remote corner of Afghanistan get 10-ton delivery from the sky

    Aug 11, 2009

    A team of Airmen airdropped an M198 artillery piece to an Army unit in the remote eastern part of the country Aug. 8.

  • Training keeps the movement of Army equipment in Europe on track

    Aug 11, 2009

    VILSECK, Germany - Soldiers attending the Combined Arms Training Center's Unit Movement Officer Course, held in Vilseck, put their acquired knowledge to use during a practical exercise which evaluated their ability to properly secure and move military equipment for deployments.

  • Obtaining full replacement value on PCS move-damaged property

    Aug 7, 2009

  • Civilian employee marks 55 years of service to country

    Aug 6, 2009

    George McClure has served the nation 10 years longer than the average age of Tobyhanna Army Depot employees.

  • 87th CSSB supports fellow Soldiers

    Aug 5, 2009

    Raider Focus is a monthlong training performed by the 1 HBCT in order to stay proficient in their tasks and drills. During this training, the Soldiers from the 632nd Maintenance Company, 226th Quartermaster Company, and the 24th Ordnance Company, all part of the 87th CSSB, 3rd Sustainment Bde., is providing bulk and potable water, fuel, medical supplies and other general logistical support to the Raider Soldiers.

  • Ordnance tanks, artillery arrive at Fort Lee

    Aug 5, 2009

    The first phase of the move of the U.S. Army Ordnance Museum collection from Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., began Aug. 3 with the transfer of artifacts to their new home at Fort Lee.

  • Bottled water keeps Soldiers "cool" in Iraq

    Aug 5, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq- It takes 864,000 bottles of water a month to keep Soldiers on Forward Operating Base Warrior, Kirkuk, Iraq, hydrated, and during the peak summer season that number nearly doubles.

  • Military working dogs give Soldiers run for their money

    Aug 5, 2009

    Four legs are better than two when trying to evade a military working dog.

  • Mississippi Army Ammunition Plant Deactivates

    Aug 4, 2009

    The Mississippi Army Ammunition Plant, the first and only ammunition plant build by the Army after the Korean War, officially deactivated during a ceremony July 29.

  • Logistics Product Team Returns to Redstone

    Jul 30, 2009

    The LOGSA Logistics and Engineering Center hosted a meeting of the Army Item Unique Identification Integrated Product Team on July 21-23 at Redstone Arsenal. The IPT was co-chaired by Larry Hill representing the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition Policy and Logistics, and Col. Michele Hammond representing Army headquarters G-4. The IPT had an attendance of more than 75 people with numerous others attending via video teleconference

  • Brig. Gen. Terry Takes Reins of 8th Theater Sustainment Command

    Jul 29, 2009

    Soldiers of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command paid tribute to their departing commander and welcomed their new commander in a ceremony on historic Palm Circle here Wednesday. Brig. Gen. Michael Terry assumed command of the 8th TSC, and Maj. Gen. Raymond Mason, who commanded the past two years, left Fort Shafter to assume the role of the G4 at the U.S. Army Forces Command, headquartered at Fort McPherson, in Ga.

  • Logistics Soldiers train Iraqis in fuel, ammunition

    Jul 29, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ-EAST, Iraq - Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, have a unique mission providing logistical training and support for numerous American and Iraqi units in Kirkuk.

  • Senior logisticians get first-hand view of ongoing Iraq drawdown efforts

    Jul 29, 2009

    Thirteen senior logisticians met in Iraq to discuss the plans for continuing the responsible drawdown of forces and equipment in Iraq and the repositioning of assets to Afghanistan.

  • Farewell from Maj. Gen. Vincent E. Boles

    Jul 27, 2009

    Maj. Gen. Vincent E. Boles says farewell and thank you to the Army community as he prepares to retire on Thursday, August 30 after 33 years of service.

  • Sustainers, Al Seqir partner to move cargo around Iraq

    Jul 27, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Soldiers of the 49th Transportation Battalion, a subordinate unit of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), control and track all ground and air movements around Iraq daily in support of Coalition forces.

  • Sustainers take control of warehouse

    Jul 27, 2009

    VICTORY BASE COMPLEX, Iraq - Soldiers of the 639th Quartermaster Company partnered to manage the East Liberty Supply Support Activity warehouse, an array of supply items for base customers here and the surrounding camps and forward operating bases.

  • MNF-I Commander visits 3d ESC

    Jul 27, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Gen. Ray Odierno, Multi-National Force - Iraq commander, visited the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) here, July 21

  • Forward redistribution point saves taxpayer dollars

    Jul 27, 2009

    Shipping containers arrive here every day at the forward redistribution point, filled to the brim with every imaginable item: toilet paper, pens, pencils, turbine engines, humvee repair parts, even a rock climbing wall.

  • Watervliet Arsenal: What Summer Shutdown'

    Jul 24, 2009

    When times are good in manufacturing plants, a production-heavy focus may blur the organization's focus on requirements for such things as equipment maintenance. In essence, workers and machines are pushed to the max to make tight delivery schedules, and maintenance often becomes viewed as a non-profit activity by the organization. The Watervliet Arsenal is trying to change that thought process by introducting a new maintenance concept to the workforce.

  • Civilians trained to meet demands of modern Army logistics

    Jul 23, 2009

    The Logistics and Readiness Center at the CECOM Life Cycle Management Command is developing Army civilians to meet the heavy demands of modern Army logistics.

  • On the job with E.O.D.

    Jul 23, 2009

    Photo slide show of EOD operating in Logar province, Afghanistan.

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