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  • Sustainment and the Army Operating Concept

    Mar 4, 2015

    This Q&A with the commander of the Army Training and Doctrine Command highlights how sustainment training and operations will support the future fight.

  • Logistics for Pacific Pathways: Malaysia

    Mar 4, 2015

    The Keris Strike portion of the Pacific Pathways exercise provided logisticians from the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, with valuable lessons about supporting a combined task force.

  • Responsible retrograde in Afghanistan

    Mar 4, 2015

    The last unit that acted as the U.S. Central Command Materiel Recovery Element in Afghanistan provides tips for successful retrograde operations.

  • Base closure assistance team: a valuable resource for closing FOBs

    Mar 4, 2015

  • Improving efficiency in expeditionary movement control

    Mar 4, 2015

    Putting full responsibility for logistics movements back in the hands of the movement control battalion can save money and expedite shipments.

  • Army transformation and the role of tables of distribution and allowances

    Mar 4, 2015

    Tables of distribution and allowances can be used to experiment with new unit structures and mission sets, leverage emerging technologies, and document unique equipment sets.

  • Retrograde sort yard operations

    Mar 4, 2015

    At the Bagram Airfield retrograde sort yard, the 803rd Quartermaster Company collected, retrograded, redistributed, and disposed of excess Army materiel.

  • Scrap, transfer, or retrograde

    Mar 4, 2015

    Soldiers at retrograde sort yards in Afghanistan sorted and inventoried containers, processed materiel for retrograde, and shipped equipment to be put back into the Army supply system.

  • The mobile container assessment team

    Mar 4, 2015

    The U.S. Central Command Materiel Recovery Element used the mobile container assessment team to maintain container accountability.

  • Deploying the Global Combat Support System-Army to the Joint Readiness Training Center

    Mar 4, 2015

    Lessons learned from two infantry brigade combat teams may benefit units deploying GCSS-Army to JRTC in the near future.

  • Logistics and the (lost?) art of red teaming

    Mar 4, 2015

    How well does the U.S. defense logistics enterprise red team its major efforts?

  • Synchronizing sustainment efforts in a time of change

    Mar 4, 2015

    The Army G-4 staff is using several approaches to generate focus, synchronize efforts, and make the most efficient use of limited resources.

  • The Dream Team--Our Nurses: Patient advocacy tops OR nurses' priorities

    Mar 4, 2015

    When we see them on television and in movies it's usually in support roles. And while we can identify them by their uniforms when we see them in public, we don't usually give them much thought--they are just people standing with us in the grocery line or getting gas. But these are nurses, and nurses are anything but support personnel--especially when they are operating room nurses.

  • 240th QM educate 86th LRG on Army logistics

    Feb 27, 2015

    Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 240th Quartermaster Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade hosted a professional development session for officers and senior noncommissioned officers from the Air Force's 86th Logistics Readiness Group Feb. 27 at Smith Barracks in Baumholder, Germany.

  • Fort Drum Culinary Team preps for national competitive event

    Feb 26, 2015

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When Pfc. Nichapa Srisaringkarn joined the Army, she had no idea that she would find herself among the very best food service specialists on Fort Drum within her first couple of years … something that usually take years of experience for others to do.

  • Fort Carson explosive ordnance disposal company shows tricks of improvised explosive device trade

    Feb 26, 2015

    An explosive ordnance disposal exchange between Fort Carson Soldiers and members of the Kazakhstan military focused on reporting procedures and coordination with surrounding adjacent units and current explosive ordinance disposal best practices.

  • Odierno, Dailey emphasize trust at Army's SHARP Academy

    Feb 26, 2015

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey spoke with students of the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Program's, or SHARP's, baseline certification course at the SHARP Academy on Fort Leavenworth, Feb. 26.

  • Pilot mine dispersal repair program ahead of schedule

    Feb 25, 2015

    The depot's employees are always ready to rise to a challenge and two electronics mechanics in the Laser/Thermal Electronics Branch did just that recently when asked to repair a Volcano. The M139 Volcano mine system, which was built in the 1980s and '90s, is an automated method of laying up to 960 mines from military trucks or helicopters.

  • Congressman sees, touts innovation and change at Army's Benet Laboratories

    Feb 24, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Army's Benét Laboratories leveraged an opportunity to tout the current state of U.S. Army weapons research and design to Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY). Tonko, who was selected earlier this month to serve on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, visited the Watervliet Arsenal in an effort to learn more about the Army's efforts in additive manufacturing.

  • New process to save Army money, yield cheaper rounds

    Feb 24, 2015

    A new process at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant will make more recovered projectile bodies viable for reuse in the production of field artillery training rounds and provide the military with a cheaper and safer munition.

  • Son of honor

    Feb 22, 2015

    People don't have to like you, but if you're competent at your job then they have to respect you. That's the message Chief Warrant Officer Phillip Brashear wanted the Reserve Soldiers and civilians of the 80th Training Command (TASS) headquarters to walk away with, after he spoke to them in Richmond, Va., Feb. 20, 2015, as part of the unit's Black History Month observance.

  • Army awards Watervliet Arsenal $15M to upgrade Abrams tanks

    Feb 19, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Arsenal announced this week that it has received $15 million in new contracts to provide the U.S. Army with tank tubes, breech blocks, and breech mechanism assemblies as part of the Army's efforts to upgrade several hundred Abrams main battle tanks.

  • AFSBn-Afghanistan plays key role in historic title transfer of equipment directly to Afghan National

    Feb 17, 2015

    Army Field Support Battalion-Afghanistan, 4th Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, completed the first phase of an historic mission to title transfer 155 MRAPs and 15 MRAP recovery vehicles to Afghan National Security Forces Feb. 14. Eleven vehicles with associated and basic issue items were signed for and prepared for ground movement. The equipment received Congressional approval for transfer as Excess Defense Articles that will enhance ANSF capabilities and readiness.

  • Pacific Waterborne, Air Assault, Aviation troops team up in maritime rappel/sling load ops

    Feb 17, 2015

    Operating in the Pacific Theater requires teamwork, interoperability and a dedication to maximizing unique capabilities like the ones demonstrated in the waters near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, during maritime rappel and sling load training Feb. 11.

  • Pacific Army chefs prepare for top culinary events

    Feb 17, 2015

    For the Army's top chefs on Oahu, everyday leading up to mid-March brings a chance to improve and prepare for this year's top Army and Department of Defense culinary competitions.

  • Materiel Management Summit concludes, issues addressed

    Feb 13, 2015

  • Missile Defense Agency to experience arsenal quality for first time

    Feb 12, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Arsenal announced today that it has shipped a machined 30-foot propulsion barrel to the Missile Defense Agency, which completes the first work of its kind the Arsenal has done for this Department of Defense agency.

  • Solar Field Ribbon Cutting Brings Community Together

    Feb 12, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona- In an endeavor towards sustainability, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Wednesday showcasing 57,420 solar panels that have begun providing renewable energy on Fort Huachuca. The sun beamed down brightly as Maj. Gen. John B. Morrison, Jr., Commanding Gen. U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command and Deputy Commanding Gen. U.S. Army Cyber Command welcomed the crowd. The ceremony took place outside the Thunder Mountain Activity Center, with the solar array creating the backdrop.

  • 1st TSC manages the CENTCOM container stockpile

    Feb 12, 2015

    America has been waging war for more than 13 years, and war requires supplies. Everything from food, ammunition, armored vehicles, parts, computers and unit specific equipment must be shipped and shipped back. How does the Army ship most of its supplies?

  • CSA Gen. Odierno visits 25th Inf. Div.

    Feb 12, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno visits the 25th Infantry Division Feb. 12 on Schofield Barracks. During his visit Gen. Odierno observed Soldiers training at the Lightning Academy, received a brief on the Division's readiness, current and future training objectives from senior leaders throughout the Tropic Lightning Division. He also held a question and answer session at Sgt. Smith Theater to discuss Soldiers way of life, items that impact Soldier morale, the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program, female Soldiers taking a larger role in combat military occupation specialties, and other topics the Soldiers might have concerns about. Before departing Schofield Barracks, Gen. Odierno recognized 12 Soldiers for their contributions, dedication, and commitment to the U.S. Army and 25th Infantry Division. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Carlos Davis, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team/Released)

  • Military volunteers keeping it green at golf tournament

    Feb 11, 2015

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- More than 200 service member volunteers from the Monterey area are expected to assist a local non-profit in keeping things environmentally friendly at this year's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament.

  • 21st EOD Company Soldiers test high tech tool

    Feb 11, 2015

    SOCORRO, New Mexico -- Soldiers from the 21st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company (Weapons of Mass Destruction) conducted the first ever test of the liquid abrasive cutter on high explosives.

  • 100th, 102d Training Division Soldiers claim 80th Training Command 2015 'Best Warrior' titles

    Feb 11, 2015

    CAMP BULLIS, Texas -- Staff Sgt. Jordan Stubblefield, 100th Training Division, and Spc. Rachel Bower, 102nd TD, won the 80th Training Command Best Warrior Competition here in the non-commissioned officer and lower enlisted Soldier categories, respectively, Feb. 5-7, 2015. "It is an honor, especially among these competitors, to win as best warrior," Stubblefield said. "I could not have made it without my sponsor who propelled me through."

  • Warrior Brigade kicks off with Cobra Gold 15

    Feb 11, 2015

    U.S. Soldiers with the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, or 2SBCT, 25th ID, stood alongside Thai soldiers from the 31-1st Infantry Regiment, or 31-1 IN, King's Guard Rapid Deployment Force, during Cobra Gold 15's opening ceremony at Royal Thai Army's Camp 31-1, near Lop Buri, Thailand, Feb. 10.

  • Day 2 of Materiel Management Summit brings small panel, group discussions

    Feb 11, 2015

    Senior Army logisticians from across the globe gathered for a second day at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Feb. 11, to participate in a discussion-driven session about Materiel Management.

  • Army's Benét Laboratories develops 120mm mortar test system

    Feb 10, 2015

    The U.S. Army's Benét Laboratories, which is collocated on the Watervliet Arsenal, recently announced that it has achieved a significant milestone in the research and development of an extended-range 120mm mortar ballistic test cannon that if fielded, will greatly increase the survivability of U.S. infantrymen.

  • Oregon National Guard repair 1,600 optical devices at West Point Logistic Readiness Center

    Feb 10, 2015

    Eight Oregon National Guard Soldiers and their platoon leader repaired 1,600 optical devices in conjunction with their two-week annual training, Jan. 25 -- Feb. 7, at the Logistics Readiness Center located at West Point, New York.

  • DMC hosts Materiel Management Summit

    Feb 10, 2015

    Col. William Krahling, Distribution Management Center commander, opened the three-day Materiel Management Summit in Heritage Hall at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Feb. 10, welcoming senior army logisticians from around the world.

  • Key defense suppliers recognized for stellar delivery to warfighters

    Feb 9, 2015

    The military services are now recognizing their top contract performers using the Superior Supplier Incentive Program, or SSIP.

  • Young Alaka'i program develops tomorrow's strategic leaders

    Feb 9, 2015

    An organization's investment in its Alaka'i is an investment in its future and that's exactly what fueled the formation of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command's new leader development program, Young Alaka'i, that kicked off Feb. 9, at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • 6-17 CAV Returns from South Korea Feb. 9, 2015

    Feb 9, 2015

    WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Soldiers, leaders and Family members of the U.S. Army Aviation Task Force welcomed the 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment back from its nine-month rotation to Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Feb. 9, 2015.

  • Annual event honors military's African-American leaders

    Feb 8, 2015

    Prominent African-Americans from all walks of life have served as a bridge between the past and today, as well as a bridge to the future, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said here Feb. 6.

  • Gunnery Ensures Readiness, Builds Cohesion

    Feb 8, 2015

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, South Korea -- A cold wind swept across the land in the early morning as a Bradley made its way into position. Inside the 27 tons of steel, a crew scanned for targets in the area while another Bradley moved up nearby. Suddenly, a deafening and repeating boom was heard as one of the Bradley's opened fire with its main gun, followed by bursts from its M240C Machine Gun.

  • 40th ESB returns to Fort Huachuca after nine-month deployment

    Feb 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion arrived home on Fort Huachuca Wednesday at Libby Army Airfield. Approximately 300 Soldiers returned after performing communications contingency operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in southwest Asia.

  • ASC CG defies winter storm to visit lawmakers on Capitol Hill

    Feb 6, 2015

    Not even a winter storm could deter Maj. Gen. Kevin O'Connell, commanding general of U.S. Army Sustainment Command and senior mission commander of Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, from getting to the U.S. capitol to accomplish his assigned mission of meeting with newly elected Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa and nine other lawmakers, Feb 3-4.

  • Quartermaster Museum program puts students in touch with past

    Feb 5, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 5, 2015) -- About 10,000 students from the Tri-Cities and Richmond area will participate in the U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum's Touching the Past program this school year.

  • Fort Lee team wins LogistXGames

    Feb 5, 2015

    SANDSTON, Va. (Feb. 5, 2014) -- A team of 14 active duty and Reserve Soldiers from Fort Lee topped their opponents to win the inaugural Richmond LogistXGames held Jan. 29 near Richmond International Airport.

  • TRADOC commanding general visits Fort Lee

    Feb 5, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 5, 2015) -- The commanding general of Training and Doctrine Command visited Fort Lee Monday and discussed various topics critical to the Army's operational effectiveness in the near future.

  • 80th Training Command (TASS) Soldiers compete for 2015 'best warrior' title

    Feb 5, 2015

    Camp Bullis, Texas (Feb. 5, 2015) --Approximately 15 Reserve Soldiers from across the nation kicked off the 80th Training Command (TASS) annual Best Warrior Competition here today.

  • Culinary Specialists Prepare to Take on Competition at Fort Lee

    Feb 4, 2015

    At an Army airstrip on the eastern edge of Seoul is a dining facility that serves the aviators and support crews of the small base that is known as K-16. It is here that culinary specialists stationed with different units throughout Korea practice for an upcoming battle in the United States in March.

  • Lincoln Assassination Military Tribunal: 150 years later

    Feb 4, 2015

    FORT MCNAIR, Washington, D.C. -- Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall announces a special observance of the 150-year anniversary of the start of the military tribunal of those thought responsible for the plot to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

  • 45th Sustainment Brigade reassumes Pacific logistics mission after Afghanistan deployment

    Feb 4, 2015

    The 45th Sustainment Brigade uncased its headquarters' colors Feb. 4, symbolizing its reintegration from its Afghanistan deployment and reuniting all of the unit's elements under one brigade flag for the first time in more than four years.

  • 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment's Vision Explained

    Feb 4, 2015

    Col. Kevin L. Jacobi, commander of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, discusses with Regimental Vision.

  • Watchdogs ensure expeditionary readiness, build teamwork during CPX

    Feb 3, 2015

    The 8th Military Police Brigade worked through an intense scenario, building teamwork and expeditionary readiness, during its Command Post Exercise, Jan. 26-30, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • 3-15 Infantry: First through combined arms live-fire

    Feb 2, 2015

    Three light infantry companies of 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, were the first companies to conduct a combined arms live-fire exercise during the brigade's field training event, Vanguard Focus, which started Jan. 20, 2015, on Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Army, AMC leadership address strategy

    Jan 30, 2015

    U.S. Army Materiel Command leaders highlighted lessons learned and the work the command is doing across the globe during a briefing to the Chief of Staff of the Army, Jan. 29.

  • A helping hand to Afghanistan

    Jan 29, 2015

    The Foreign Excess Personal Property (FEPP) program is a process used by the U.S. government to transfer unneeded property permanently to a foreign government, in this case, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Items which fall under the FEPP inventory are often accumulated during base closures and base realignments, where excess property is found and inventoried. This process is helpful in saving tax payer money, in addition to being able to offer assistance to foreign forces.

  • The Army's 911: Opening the hose on Army fire truck maintenance

    Jan 28, 2015

    The Army Reserve is now working to service, repair and re-certify its firefighting trucks to meet National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.

  • Materiel Common Operating Picture provides unprecedented view of logistics readiness

    Jan 28, 2015

    For more than a year, the U.S. Army Materiel Command has been hard at work developing a system that provides an overall picture of logistics readiness across the Army. The command wanted to aggregate data and provide leaders access to timely information in a user-friendly, easy-to-interpret online dashboard format.

  • "It takes a team to make AMC be all that it can be" says AMC's first lady

    Jan 28, 2015

    Huntsville, Ala. -- The senior-most spouses in the U.S. Army Materiel Command met for the first time at the 2015 Senior Leader Forum at the Von Braun Center, here on Jan. 26, also known as National Spouse's Day.

  • American Legion commander touts Watervliet as a pillar of national defense

    Jan 26, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The arsenal commander had at least 120,000 reasons why it was important to host here January 22 Frank Peters, the American Legion's New York Department Commander who leads an organization numbering nearly 120,000 members.

  • Accidents down in first quarter 2015

    Jan 23, 2015

    Accidental Soldier fatalities were down 8 percent at the close of the first quarter of fiscal 2015, continuing the downward trend that culminated in the Army's safest year on record during 2014.

  • Final Flight

    Jan 23, 2015

    The 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division take one final flight on the Kiowa Warrior helicopters. A ceremony was held for the departing unit that will be conducting an operational depoloyment in Korea.

  • Picatinny engineers use advanced sensor technologies

    Jan 21, 2015

    Picatinny engineers Michael Wright and Ralph Tillinghast from the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, saw a solution with WULF. They created a fire control using a sensor that can perform like the larger fire-control systems, yet small enough to work on all three mortar platforms.

  • After 32 years of service, just one more mission

    Jan 21, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- When Jake Peart left the Air Force in 1975, he believed that his days in the military were over. But 40 years later, he is still in the military and finding it hard to leave even though he has hit his personal target date for retirement.

  • Machinist's good idea helps the arsenal, taxpayer

    Jan 20, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- American history books are rich with stories about Soldiers who, as individuals, have gone beyond the call of duty.But while the Soldiers are fighting, there are hundreds of thousands of Department of the Army Civilians who are also stepping up and going beyond the call of duty all in a grand effort to support our nation's war fighters.

  • After 42 years, chief of Soldiers' clothing retires

    Jan 20, 2015

    For the last 31 years, Shirley Bryant-Harper has been working in the Pentagon's office of the G-4 (Logistics), in the division which has the biggest impact on a Soldier's clothing and equipment.

  • Retrograde all-stars meet for AMC/TRANSCOM Day

    Jan 20, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Top officials from the U.S. Transportation Command met with their Army Materiel Command counterparts here Jan. 20, on the heels of a successful transition out of Afghanistan.

  • Responsibly retrograding radioactives

    Jan 19, 2015

    Army Field Support Battalion - Afghanistan has assembled a team that incorporates expertise from the battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, 4th Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, 1st Theater Sustainment Command and beyond to take a prudent approach to retrograding equipment containing radioactive isotopes and trace amounts of radioactive material.

  • DCGS-A supports 101st global efforts to contain spread of Ebola

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, AZ -- The Army's primary intelligence weapon system is supporting the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), deployed as the headquarters unit for the military mission in Liberia to help contain, track and stop the spread of Ebola in support of Operation United Assistance.

  • 725th EOD troops train with 10th Mountain Division

    Jan 15, 2015

    FORT POLK, La. -- Army explosive ordnance disposal troops are training with the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI) at the U.S. Army's premier light infantry training center this month.

  • TAAC-E advisers emphasize Afghan police logistics in Nangarhar

    Jan 15, 2015

    Army Brig. Gen. Christopher Bentley, the Train, Advise, Assist Command - East commander; Army Col. Gregory Stokes, the TAAC-E Police Advisory Team commander; and logistics and engineering advisers assigned to TAAC-E met at the RLC with Nangarhar Provincial Chief of Police Maj. Gen. Fazel Ahmad Sherzad, the RLC commander, and other police leaders to discuss issues relevant to the facility Jan. 6, 2015.

  • New quality of life improvement at AMC brings common area for workforce

    Jan 15, 2015

    Army Materiel Command headquarters continues its focus on improving the quality of life for its workforce, the command's deputy chief of staff said. A new cafeteria, the Sustainer Grab-and-Go, and laundry services were just the beginning in improving workforce quality of life in and around the AMC and U.S. Army Security Assistance Command campus.

  • Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) (OASA(ALT)) Le

    Jan 15, 2015

    OASA(ALT) Leadership Chart

  • Honoring the life, legacy and dream of MLK

    Jan 15, 2015

    Each year on the third Monday in January, our Nation commemorates the life, legacy, and dream of one of our most respected Americans, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; an activist, humanitarian and national leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

  • Mr. Fred Clas: An arsenal legend who at 92 still talks manufacturing

    Jan 14, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- When Fred Clas left his home on a warm summer's day and walked through the historic Watervliet Arsenal gates en route to his first day of work, little did he know then that it would take three major wars and nearly 100,000 working hours before he would depart the arsenal as one of the most revered and accomplished leaders in the history of the arsenal and the Army's Ordnance Corps.


    Jan 13, 2015

    Washington D.C. -- The Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 bid farewell to Sergeant Major Mark Chance, the G-4's Sergeant Major at a recent farewell ceremony at the Pentagon. SGM Chance was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious service in a position of great responsibility.

  • 789th Explosive Ordnance Disposal company deploys to Afghanistan

    Jan 13, 2015

    Soldiers from the 789th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company gathered in Freedom Hall Jan. 7 as they prepared for their deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Transportation School touts advantages of traveling Master Driver Course

    Jan 12, 2015

    Citing advantages like improved deployment capability, cost effectiveness and tailor-made blocks of instruction, the Army Driver Standardization Office at the U.S. Army Transportation School here is promoting the mobile training program it launched in 2014.

  • Bryant new top NCO of the Army Sustainment Command

    Jan 9, 2015

    Command Sgt. Major Anthony M. Bryant became top enlisted Soldier of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command during a Jan. 9 change of responsibility ceremony held in Heritage Hall Rock Island Arsenal

  • Sustainers complete historic mission

    Jan 6, 2015

    The 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, ESC, commemorated the culmination of its mission with a casing ceremony, Dec. 1, at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.

  • Developing smarter logistics support to remote areas

    Jan 5, 2015

    A study conducted by the Maj. Gen. James Wright Program indentified six ways for the Army to gain efficiencies in its supply chain.

  • Maintenance management in a military intelligence brigade

    Jan 5, 2015

    Enhancing maintenance management, aligning maintainers to the mission, and obtaining an adequate maintenance facility allowed the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade to conduct its mission with minimal contractor support and reduce pass-back maintenance.

  • Logistics and analysis

    Jan 5, 2015

    The Operations Research/Systems Analysis- Military Applications Course can prepare logisticians to conduct analyses that help planners solve problems.

  • Becoming the modern logistician

    Jan 5, 2015

    A junior officer learned that relationships build logistics and became a valuable asset to her unit.

  • Sustaining reconnaissance

    Jan 5, 2015

    An airborne reconnaissance forward support troop successfully sustained its reconnaissance squadron throughout a forcible entry operation at the Joint Readiness Training Center.

  • Gas cylinder exchange solutions

    Jan 5, 2015

    If your unit manages its own gas cylinder exchange program, you may need some guidance from the Defense Logistics Agency.

  • Mission command and swift trust

    Jan 5, 2015

    The authors consider two key dimensions of trust: reputation and vulnerability.

  • MP brigade chefs win top title during installation competition

    Jan 5, 2015

    After months of preparation and winning two previous culinary competitions earlier in 2014, cooks Sgt. Javier Henriquez, 536th Support Maintenance Company, 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, and Spc. Jacques Harrington, 57th MP Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade, wrapped up the year by sweepin the annual U.S. Army Hawaii Installation Junior Enlisted and Noncommissioned Officer Chef of the Year competition last month.

  • Mobile app to diagnose head injuries scores FDA clearance

    Dec 22, 2014

    The new Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment is a mobile phone-based application designed to help medical providers identify cases of traumatic brain injury in almost any setting, which may help clinicians diagnose a patient in as little as five minutes.

  • Army conducts base camp technology demonstrations

    Dec 19, 2014

    The Army took another step toward increasing self-sustainment while saving energy at its contingency bases overseas.

  • Pacific's harbormaster, watercraft Soldiers ensure readiness, synchronization

    Dec 17, 2014

    The many ports, beach heads and other water terminals throughout the massive, Island-filled Pacific region are busy places. But "busy" doesn't do justice to their traffic during natural disasters or other contingency operation situations. When watercraft are quickly moving in and out delivering cargo, managing that traffic is a critical part of safety and mission success.

  • Army's senior warrant talks way-ahead during 'Home of Sustainment' visit

    Dec 17, 2014

    The positions future warrant officers will hold and the career development opportunities that will get them there were among the topics of discussion at a pair of officer professional development sessions at the Army Logistics University here Dec. 11.

  • Leading Army researcher: Future of autonomous vehicles

    Dec 16, 2014

    Army Technology Magazine interviewed Paul D. Rogers, director of the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan. Rogers provides executive management to deliver advanced technology solutions for all Department of Defense ground systems and combat support equipment.

  • Load out and fly away; validation exercise

    Dec 12, 2014

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division and airmen from the 535th Airlift Squadron, 15th Wing conduct a load out and fly away validation exercise Dec. 10 on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam using two M1126 Strykers and a C-17 Aircraft as part of the 25th ID Contingency Response Force mission.

  • 10 Army members travel into retiree 'hall of fame'

    Dec 12, 2014

    Rock Island Arsenal bid farewell to 10 Army members during an afternoon award, retirement and retreat ceremony, Dec. 11 in Heritage Hall. The members -- four Soldiers and six civilians -- were honored for their service to the command, the Army, and the nation.

  • CSA makes first visit to Huachuca, learns of post's unique capabilities

    Dec 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona, leadership hosted Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno for his first-ever visit to the southwest desert post, Dec. 8-9, 2014, highlighting the unique capabilities found at the post, which support the new Army Operating Concept, leader development and the future of the Army.

  • Former Army Ebola Researcher Named a Time Magazine 2014 'Person of the Year'

    Dec 11, 2014

    Time magazine named the "Ebola fighters" as their 2014 'Person of Year' Dec. 10, highlighting among others Dr. Thomas Geisbert, a virologist formerly with the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases who conducted some of the first trials of the drug TKM-Ebola.

  • 21st TSC senior leaders take staff ride to Bastogne

    Dec 10, 2014

    For the senior leaders of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, gaining a better understanding of the conflicts of the past can help shape the way they conduct operations in the future.

  • AMC commanding general: "Great work by people here"

    Dec 10, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa.-- Gen. Dennis Via, the U.S. Army Materiel Command's senior officer, paid his third visit to what he called "one of the crown jewels" of the Army on Dec. 2.