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  • USAG Wiesbaden recycling initiatives taking shape

    May 7, 2013

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A new recycling and re-use center on Clay Kaserne, improved trash collection points in Hainerberg and Aukamm Housing, and regular inspections are aimed at encouraging everyone to properly separate their refuse and save. "Proper separation of waste is extremely important," said Marty Hanson, an environmental specialist with the Directorate of Public Works. "Recycling is the law in Germany."

  • Tobyhanna Army Depot supports military navigation

    May 7, 2013

    Electronics Mechanic Jeff Esposito configures an AN/ARN-123 Airborne Radio Navigation Set at Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • No Mercy soldiers go beyond the flight line

    May 7, 2013

    U.S. Army Spc. Sergio Wiley, an AH-64D Apache Longbow mechanic with Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, uses his headlamp to inspect a tail rotor blade after applying black paint during maintenance at Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khost province, Afghanistan, Jan. 24, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan/Released)

  • Secretary of the Army pins industrial safety award on Watervliet, again

    May 6, 2013

    The Watervliet Arsenal announced that it was named the winner of the Fiscal 2012 Secretary of the Army Award and Army Chief of Staff Safety Award of Industrial Operations. This is the second time in three years that the Arsenal has been recognized by the Army's senior leaders for its exceptional safety program and record.

  • U.S. Army Europe hosts Chief of Staff of the Army

    May 3, 2013

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno focused on helping the force understand the Army's ongoing transformation, and spending time with commanders, Soldiers, civilians employees, and their families, during his three-day visit to three U.S. Army garrisons in Europe this week.

  • Keeping medical materiel relevant

    May 2, 2013

    Conducting an authorized stockage list review board can be critical to ensuring that the brigade medical supply office has only the medical supplies it needs.

  • The challenges of supporting a theater sustainment command

    May 2, 2013

    The 1st Theater Sustainment Command's special troops battalion provides logistics and administrative support through split-based operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

  • Audit readiness: Sustaining the Army's strength

    May 1, 2013

    All of the Defense Department's financial statements are required to be auditable by fiscal year 2017. The Army is preparing its organizations to meet that deadline.

  • Logistician's sustainment strategies will keep Soldiers connected

    May 1, 2013

    Throughout her career, Catherine Wodzisz has supported the efficient fielding and sustainment of state-of-the-art equipment. On May 3, she will retire from a 35-year career in government service, with an esteemed reputation in the logistics community.

  • Army Logistics University contingent completes 200-mile race

    May 1, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 1, 2013) -- As if the academic rigors of an Army Logistics University course weren't enough, a group of students decided to further challenge themselves with a bit of physical training over the weekend.

  • CCAD Just the Tip of the Iceberg: Commander Takes on AMC Industrial Operations

    Apr 26, 2013

    After transforming the Corpus Christi Army Depot into a cost-conscious and efficient helicopter facility, depot Commander Col. Christopher B. Carlile moves on to his next assignment to streamline all industrial operations at Army Materiel Command. CCAD's Deputy Director of Production, Mr. William Braddy, accepts his role as the Executive Director, becoming the first Army civilian to lead the depot.

  • HSAAP, Kingsport Safety Council Promote Seasonal Safety

    Apr 25, 2013

    Natural resources manager Bruce Cole of Holston Army Ammunition Plant educates the Kingsport Safety Council on the hazards of springtime.

  • Fort Carson EOD unit hosts Family Demo Day

    Apr 25, 2013

    Soldiers and Families of Fort Carson's 663rd Ordnance Company, 242nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group (EOD), gathered at Range 121 for the Family Demo Day, April 20.

  • Going Green: Wind turbine installed on Fort Buchanan

    Apr 25, 2013

    The first of three 275-kilowatt wind turbines to be erected on Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, started producing energy April 19. The turbines are part of a 10-project energy and water reduction effort that, in addition to installing wind power generation, includes solar photovoltaic systems, and water conservation measures.

  • Anniston Army Depot recycling encourages employees to think blue

    Apr 25, 2013

    The depot's recycling division is looking a little blue these days and hopes to be more blue in the future. The change enables the installation's workforce to immediately identify recycling bins.

  • Ordnance School Soldier earns top Army safety award

    Apr 25, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 25, 2013) -- A Fort Lee Soldier recently became a recipient of the Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Safety Award.

  • 406th AFSB hosts Brigade Logistics Support Team Olympics

    Apr 25, 2013

    Logistic Support Teams from Forts Bragg, Campbell, Stewart, Drum and the U.S. Army Special Operations Command competed in the 406th Army Field Support Brigade, Brigade Logistics Support Team Olympics here April 9-10.

  • Chinook team drives hard bargain

    Apr 25, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--If you're thinking about making a major purchase you may want to enlist the help of the team that just saved the government more than $810 million on a multiyear contract to buy 155 CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters.

  • Watervliet commander found painting his way out of a box ... shop

    Apr 24, 2013

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Everyone knew that when Sequestration hit on March 1 that there would be significant cuts within the Department of Defense. And so, when arsenal Commander Col. Mark F. Migaleddi was spotted this month holding a paint roller in the box shop some thought the budget cuts had gone too far.

  • Arsenal better trained, community better protected

    Apr 24, 2013

    The Watervliet Arsenal conducted a two-hour antiterrorism exercise here on April 23 that brought together more than 75 first responders from Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, and Saratoga Counties. This exercise tested arsenal and community first responders' ability to react to a simulated terrorist threat involving chemical, biological, and radiological agents.

  • Ground breaking marks construction of new fuel purging center for 21st TSC

    Apr 24, 2013

    The Theater Logistics Support Center Europe hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of a fuel purging center at the Kaiserslautern Army Depot, April 12.

  • Assistant secretary: Work smarter to fill capability gaps

    Apr 24, 2013

    DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. -- (April 9, 2013) A senior Army leader visited the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's tank and automotive center to meet with workers and outline her vision for the future.

  • Kandahar Logistics Support Element saves Army money, improves Warfighter readiness

    Apr 23, 2013

    Logistics Assistance Representatives, or LARS, from the Army Sustainment Command and Army Materiel Command's Life Cycle Management Commands, to include the Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Communication-Electronics Command, Aviation and Missile Command, and the Joint Munitions Command save the Army money with by mentoring, training, coaching Soldiers.

  • Maintaineers win Army Award for Maintenance Excellence

    Apr 23, 2013

    Soldiers with Company B "Bulldawg", 801st Brigade Support Battalion "Maintaineers", 4th Brigade Combat Team "Currahee", 101st Airborne Division, received an award for being the 1st runner-up in the AAME competition at the Forces Command level, presented by Brig. Gen. Mark R. Stammer, acting commander of the 101st Abn. Div., on April 22, 2013 at the 101st Abn. Div. Headquarters, Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Army says no-go on extended tours for Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Apr 23, 2013

    Last month, the Army's senior-most officer told lawmakers that budget cuts could result in a decrease in training readiness for follow-on forces to Afghanistan which might result in extended tours for Soldiers already there. That is no longer the case.

  • Going Green: Corps builds largest induction solar wall in the country

    Apr 23, 2013

    As the sun beats down on one of the biggest buildings in the country, solar thermal collectors go to work providing enough heat for a 1.7 million square foot warehouse.

  • Benét Laboratories leads DOD challenge to harness private sector innovation

    Apr 22, 2013

    DOD-operated manufacturing centers have hundreds, if not thousands, of machines that for the most part operate independently. A new DOD challenge seeks to harness ideas and applications to improve defense manufacturing.

  • Hands-on tour paints big logistics picture for Army under secretary

    Apr 22, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal, gained a new perspective of warfighter logisticians after observing and discussing training with students, instructors and leaders at the Sustainment Center of Excellence at Fort Lee, Va., April 18, 2013.

  • 331st Transportation Company supports combined joint logistics over the shore exercise near Pohang

    Apr 22, 2013

    Soldiers from the 331st Transportation Company, 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, out of Fort Eustis, Va., set up a modular causeway system at Dogu Beach, Pohang, South Korea, April 15.

  • Army Materiel Command hosts Industry Forums

    Apr 19, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted an Industry Forum here, April 11. Twelve presidents and CEOs, primarily from defense contractors, met with AMC leaders and staff to discuss Warfighter and industry needs and concerns.

  • Under Secretary recognizes 'game changers'

    Apr 19, 2013

    The Under Secretary of the Army, Joseph W. Westphal, Ph.D., presented a coin to Sgt. 1st Class Devera Martin, Deployment and Deployment Systems Department noncommissioned officer in charge, Combined Arms Support Command, for her "game changer" service April 18.

  • Chief of Ordnance enters general officer ranks

    Apr 18, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 18, 2013) -- Speaking at his promotion ceremony Friday that drew about 200 guests, Brig. Gen. Edward M. Daly relayed an oft-told account about the late Yankees baseball great Joe DiMaggio:

  • Techs take on new parachute mission

    Apr 18, 2013

    Tobyhanna continues to earn new workload despite cuts to Defense spending. Technicians recently began supporting guided parachute systems used to drop supplies from as high as 25,000 feet, keeping the delivery aircraft well out of range of small arms fire.

  • Going Green: District powers debris-removal vessel with biofuel

    Apr 18, 2013

    Soybeans are helping power a debris-removal vessel operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District.

  • Green Initiative Day activities encourage ingenuity in recycling

    Apr 18, 2013

    None of the boats looked like they would float for very long, much less win any races. Most of them finished, though, despite being made out of used condiment containers, wooden pallets, kiddie pools and anything else that could be made to hold water, however temporarily.

  • Shyu to ACC: 'Army leadership has your back'

    Apr 18, 2013

    Army Contracting Command public affairs had an opportunity to ask Heidi Shyu, the Army acquisition executive and assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, a few questions about Army contracting. She visited ACC and the Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., on April 4.

  • Comprehensive management program receives recognition

    Apr 18, 2013

    Tobyhanna Army Depot recently won the 2012 Secretary of the Army Environmental Award for Environmental Quality at an Industrial Installation for their comprehensive environmental management program that covers air quality to groundwater and everything in between. The depot, located in Monroe County in Northeast Penn., is the largest full-service electronics maintenance facility in the Department of Defense.

  • Budget cuts will affect readiness, Army leader says

    Apr 18, 2013

    The Army's under secretary said with sequestration in place and deep cuts requested, the Army is concerned about how it can train, equip and sustain Soldiers to be ready when called upon.

  • A Rock Island Arsenal overview

    Apr 17, 2013

    Heidi Schultz, district director for U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, Illinois's 17th District, received a orientation brief of Rock Island Arsenal April 17 at the Army Sustainment Command headquarters.

  • PGK arrives in Afghanistan ahead of fighting season

    Apr 16, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- As American troops prepare for the spring fighting season in Afghanistan, they have been training with a new capability to suppress insurgents. This March Picatinny Arsenal began delivering troops the XM1156 Precision Guidance Kit (PGK), a new artillery technology that will keep American troops safer and reduce collateral damage in urban areas.

  • Steam line removal, upgrades continue

    Apr 15, 2013

    A project to remove steam lines and upgrade other critical energy infrastructure here at Pine Bluff Arsenal has been underway since 2010. The project has been extended to approximately mid-June, according to Eric Benoit, contract officer representative, for the Arsenal's Directorate of Public Works.

  • PB Arsenal receives two awards from CFC

    Apr 15, 2013

    Pine Bluff Arsenal was recognized recently with two awards by the Combined Federal Campaign of Greater Arkansas/Heart of Arkansas United Way.

  • Letterkenny Army Depot earns ninth Shingo prize

    Apr 15, 2013

    LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Chambersburg, Pa. -- Local officials and depot employees gathered Thursday morning in the maintenance facility to congratulate its Force Provider team for receiving Letterkenny Army Depot's ninth Shingo Medallion for manufacturing excellence.

  • Go for Green, resolutions for better nutrition, fitness, life

    Apr 15, 2013

    St. Martin's Dining Facility at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, here, leads the way in implementing the Soldier Fueling Initiative by changing menu choices, making several menu items, and eliminating fat fried foods altogether. The menu changes began January 2012 with support from leadership at WBAMC, as well as 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss.

  • Assistant Secretaries Recognize Army Children and Youth

    Apr 15, 2013

    Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment recognize the commitment, contributions and sacrifices Army children and youth make for our nation and thank them for their strength and courage.

  • Sustainers Share Observations

    Apr 15, 2013

    Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) shared information with the Combined Arms Support Command (CASCOM) during Reverse-Collection Analysis and Team (R-CAAT) teleconference briefings April 10 at Harris Hall on Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Arsenal serves as DLA reception point

    Apr 15, 2013

    For the past six months, Pine Bluff Arsenal has been serving as the Defense Logistics Agency's East Coast and Central United States reception point for demilitarization of camouflage netting and body armor components. These items come in from over 40-plus installations across the country, including Fort Hood, Texas, Fort Benning, Ga., Fort Drum, N.Y., Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and Camp Lejeune, N.C. Items from installations on the West Coast are taken to Tucson, Ariz.

  • Army's financial managers committed to improving fiscal readiness

    Apr 15, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal expressed the Army's appreciation for the vital efforts of uniform and civilian personnel assigned to the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management & Comptroller during an address to the financial managers, April 15, 2013, at the Pentagon.

  • Military Child of the Year Gala 2013

    Apr 13, 2013

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno gives remarks and presents the 2013 Army Military Child of the Year award to Nicole Marie Daly, 17, at the Operation Homefront Military Child of the Year Gala 2013 in Arlington, Va. April 11, 2013.

  • Transportation School hosts relinquishment of command ceremony

    Apr 12, 2013

    The U.S. Army Transportation Corps bid farewell to Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen, Chief of Transportation and Transportation School commandant, during a relinquishment of command ceremony April 12.

  • Engineering director encourages cost-consciousness

    Apr 10, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Former Naval Air Systems Command test project engineer James Lackey has joined the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center as director of the Engineering Directorate.

  • Army sees efficient energy use as mission critical

    Apr 10, 2013

    The Army is implementing ways to use energy more efficiently to protect Soldiers, conserve resources and enhance mission capabilities.

  • Kandahar Airfield property turn-in yard streamlines operation, expedites Stryker turn in

    Apr 9, 2013

    Less than one week after the new Kandahar Redistribution Property Assistance Team yard became operational, the Army Field Support Battalion-Kandahar, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, executed its first unit curtailment operation, facilitating Regional Command South's troop reduction in Afghanistan.

  • Attracting, retaining and engaging young talent: Quad Cities Chamber connects with MCRP interns

    Apr 9, 2013

    One of the Quad Cities largest employers, the Rock Island Arsenal, sponsors 10 and 15 week internships welcoming students participating in the Minority College Relations Program to the government workforce and local community.

  • Child Abuse Prevention Month on Rock Island Arsenal

    Apr 9, 2013

    April is Child Abuse Prevention Month across the Army because "Protecting Children is Everyone's Job!" supporting Rock Island Arsenal's child abuse prevention efforts is as easy as 1 -- 2 -- 3.

  • Senior aviation NCO brought Soldier experience to AMRDEC

    Apr 8, 2013

    Days prior to leaving Redstone Arsenal, for a new assignment in the Republic of Korea, Sgt. 1st Class John Herring was promoted to the rank of Master Sergeant. The promotion from E-7 to E-8 reflects a successful 16+ year career, which most recently included the role of Senior Enlisted Advisor for the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center.

  • 21st TSC assists movement of last main battle tanks out of Europe

    Apr 5, 2013

    The last 22 Abrams main battle tanks assigned to U.S. Army Europe armored combat units began the final portion of their journey back to the United States at the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's Theater Logistics Support Center Europe railhead, here, March 18. This ended a 69-year history of U.S. tanks in Germany.

  • Letterkenny's "city in a box" earns honors

    Apr 5, 2013

    LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Chambersburg, Pa.-- After a long journey of continuous improvement efforts the Force Provider Program has been recognized for its application of Lean principles and excellence in manufacturing. Letterkenny Army Depot has been recommended by the Shingo board of examiners to receive the Shingo Bronze Medallion for the Force Provider Program.

  • 402nd AFSB and ASA (ALT) hold ceremony for new Materiel Enterprise Center in Kuwait

    Apr 5, 2013

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade commander, Col. John Kuenzli and Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT) director, Col. Michael Zarbo, had the honor to jointly cut the ribbon during a ceremony marking the opening of the 402nd AFSB/ASA(ALT) Materiel Enterprise Center on March 13.

  • Ultimate Warrior: CASCOM's finest challenges themselves, others in annual Soldier skills competition

    Apr 4, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 4, 2013) -- Sgt. 1st Class Naira Frazier was in a much lighter mood when the day was over.

  • Virtual window provides vital view for Soldiers

    Apr 4, 2013

    DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. -- Army researchers are looking for ways to give Soldiers a look outside using cameras and monitors.

  • Hammack focuses on the Organic Industrial Base, installation resiliency

    Apr 4, 2013

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of Army Materiel Command, welcomed Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations Energy and Environment, to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., April 3, 2013.

  • Quartermaster welcomes new Regimental Command Sgt. Maj.

    Apr 4, 2013

    The U.S. Army Quartermaster School welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Spencer L. Gray as the 11th regimental command sergeant major during an assumption of responsibility ceremony April 4.

  • Oh Watervliet, 1813 was such a good year ... or was it?

    Apr 3, 2013

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Oh, 1813 was such a good year … at least looking back with 20-20 hindsight. "Uncle Sam" was first used to refer to the U.S., pineapples were introduced to Hawaii, and the first bricks and mortar were set in place in what would become the Watervliet Arsenal to help defend against the second British invasion.

  • Army logistics center use USB-to-Ethernet Adapter, saves training costs

    Apr 3, 2013

    Donald Meyer, from the Communications Security Logistics Activity (CSLA) New Equipment Training Team, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., devised a solution for utilizing a USB switch in CSLA's In-line Network Encryptor (INE) KG-175D training.

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

  • Senator Kaine visits Army's sustainment think tank

    Apr 3, 2013

  • Watervliet's upgrade to shave up to 60 percent off production time

    Apr 2, 2013

    The Watervliet Arsenal announced March 29, 2013, that it is testing two new high-tech machines that when fully operational in about two weeks will have the potential to reduce machining on select components by up to 60 percent, said Paul Nieckarz, an arsenal manufacturing foreman.

  • State-of-the-art 3D printers cut costs, turnaround time

    Apr 1, 2013

    Engineers and technicians at Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., use a highly innovative, cutting-edge fabrication process to significantly cut costs and reduce turnaround time.

  • CENTCOM Air Force general visits 401st AFSB in Bagram

    Apr 1, 2013

    The CENTCOM Director of Logistics and Engineering (Forward)/Director CENTCOM Deployment and Distribution Operations Center visited the 401st AFSB to see retrograde in action.

  • Army energy summit at West Point focuses on operational energy and power

    Mar 31, 2013

    The U.S. Military Academy hosted the Army Energy-Informed Culture Summit with key leaders from Department of the Army G-4, U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command, Training and Doctrine Command and West Point, March 27, 2013.

  • Getting CROWS ready to 'fly' again-reclaiming serviceable components for return to the Warfighter

    Mar 31, 2013

    Like many systems, CROWS has many individual 'bits and pieces' according to Loren A. Larkey, CROWS lead for Regional Commands East and North. Larkey is currently leading an effort to gather up the 'bits and pieces' to be cleaned and packaged in order to be sent to the Supply Support Activity at Bagram Airfield where the recovered equipment will be available for Soldiers and units. In four weeks, they have recovered equipment valued at more than $8.6 million and returned it for issue to the Warfighter.

  • SMA Chandler discusses balancing retrograde, readiness, budget with warfighters

    Mar 29, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III met with warfighters at Forward Operating Base Frontenac, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, March 26, 2013, to discuss the current state of the Army and how budget cuts may impact the mission.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army visits new Kandahar RPAT, connects with Soldiers

    Mar 29, 2013

    The Army's top enlisted Soldier visited the Kandahar Redistribution Property Assistance Team (RPAT) yard, a one-stop-shop for the Warfighter to turn in Army Theater Provided Equipment at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to receive an update on the current retrograde process, March 26.

  • Unit prepares for drawdown mission with 'game-changer' network

    Mar 27, 2013

    In preparation for the challenges of the Security Forces Advise and Assist Team mission, including fewer U.S. Soldiers, more mobile and dispersed operations, the Army is equipping SFAAT brigades such as the 4th and 3rd BCTs of the 10th Mountain Division with Capability Set 13, an on-the-move communications network that stays connected over vast distances, providing information throughout the brigade down to the lowest echelons.

  • The Sergeant at the Service Desk: PFI Soldier Promoted At Corpus Christi Army Depot

    Mar 26, 2013

    A Personnel Force Innovation (PFI) soldier is promoted while sharpening his skills as an Information Technology Specialist at an Army maintenance depot. Sergeant (SGT) Erik Lowe is stationed at the Corpus Christi Army Depot, the largest helicopter repair facility in DoD.

  • Division West logistics battalion conducts 1st annual training in 10 years

    Mar 26, 2013

    FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. -- Your Humvee breaks down, you're out of MREs, who you gonna call? Not Ghostbusters! For this kind of help, you will need the hard work and many hats of the 3-356th Logistics Support Battalion, 402nd Field Artillery Brigade, Division West. This Army Reserve unit has played an integral role in the success of Division West's 189th Infantry Brigade during its mobilization to Fort Hunter Liggett in support of the 91st Training Division's Warrior and Combat Support Training Exercises.

  • Watervliet: Home to some of Sequestration's most vulnerable

    Mar 25, 2013

    The Watervliet Arsenal, a small Army post in upstate New York, is situated on just 143 acres and is America's oldest continuously-operated Arsenal. Having supplied hardware to the U.S. military since 1813, for this Army manufacturer, the effects of Sequestration have already imparted a huge financial toll, as well as a tax on the mental well being of the workforce.

  • Top Chefs: Hood's emotional response to winning 'best team' underscores importance of culinary arts

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 21, 2013) -- The anticipation among the Fort Hood, Texas, faithful was something akin to the announcement of a long-shot, at-large bid to the NCAA's "March Madness" basketball tourney.

  • Fort Lee Women's History Month event focuses on mentorship

    Mar 21, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 21, 2013) -- Several women provided testimonials and recounted experiences that helped to shape their lives for the better during the 2013 Women's History Celebration, March 14, at the 832nd Ordnance Battalion headquarters on the Ordnance Campus.

  • Army Sustainment Command CG addresses furloughs, command survey results, way forward at town hall

    Mar 21, 2013

    ASC's commanding general held his first town hall meeting March 19. Furloughs were on the minds of unit personnel. Jon Micheal Connor of the Public Affairs Office has this report.

  • Operation Dynamo -- power forward

    Mar 21, 2013

    Operation Dynamo, a Project Manager Mobile Electric Power initiative, is designed to bring efficient and reliable power to Soldiers executing missions in some of the most remote areas in Afghanistan.

  • Arsenal receives ISO recertification

    Mar 20, 2013

    During mid-January, Pine Bluff Arsenal underwent recertification of the installation' Environmental Management System-ISO 14001, and surveillance audits were conducted on the Quality and Safety Management Systems- ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001.

  • Arsenal on track with VE, LSS program

    Mar 20, 2013

    Pine Bluff Arsenal's Continuous Process Improvement Office continues to spearhead process improvement, value engineering and Lean Six Sigma projects across the installation. These projects can also mean money for the Arsenal, and money in the project leader's pockets.

  • ACC subject matter experts examine standardizing contract oversight, surveillance

    Mar 20, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Two questions--how is a contractor performing and how does the government know--formed the basis for a study examining standardizing contract oversight and surveillance.

  • 'Legendary' class presents paver to Quartermaster Museum

    Mar 20, 2013

    Members of the Quartermaster Advanced Class of 1959-1 dedicated a paver stone in honor and memory of the group's service to the nation March 20.

  • Sending a touch of home to SMDC's deployed

    Mar 19, 2013

    Care packages being sent all year, not just for the holidays

  • Sustainers unwind with fun time

    Mar 19, 2013

    Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) participated in paintball activities March 11 at Paintball Asylum in Louisville, Ky.

  • Town hall explores furlough options, Employees receive lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy

    Mar 19, 2013

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - As the Picatinny Arsenal workforce prepares for the possibility of furloughs, the installation's senior mission commander, Brig. Gen. John J. McGuiness, held a second town hall meeting to inform garrison employees of some things they might expect.

  • ROC Drill participants help shape future of sustainment

    Mar 19, 2013

    The Combined Arms Support Command hosted the Global Logistics 2020 Rehearsal of Concept Drill at the Army Logistics University March 11-14, to gather feedback on adapting the sustainment community to support the Army of 2020 and beyond. CASCOM, a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, is responsible for training over 185,000 students annually through more than 500 courses taught by the Ordnance, Quartermaster and Transportation schools, Soldier Support Institute and the Army Logistics University.

  • Going Green: Tapping the earth to heat, cool buildings

    Mar 19, 2013

    Through a series of recently completed geothermal projects at Fort Hamilton, New York, the garrison has reduced energy demand by 300 million BTUs per year, saving the U.S. taxpayer money and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 'Rough Rider' supply specialist takes charge, supports fellow troopers

    Mar 19, 2013

    Delivering, receiving, storing and maintaining accountability for equipment and documents are primary tasks for all U.S. Army unit logisticians.

  • Cavalry logistician commended for contributions during Operation New Dawn

    Mar 19, 2013

    As U.S. forces transfer bases to Iraqi control as part of their mission in support of Operation New Dawn, supply specialists and logisticians serve in a seldom seen role of returning and restocking large amounts of supplies from those installations.

  • New Regional Command East commanding general views 401st AFSB retrograde operations

    Mar 19, 2013

    Within a couple of hours of assuming command for Regional Command East, CJTF 101on Mar. 14, Maj. Gen. James C. McConville paid a visit to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade to see their processes and procedures to retrograde non-mission essential equipment from RC East and the Combined Joint Operations Area-Afghanistan.

  • Dan Rather reports from 401st AFSB on Afghanistan retrograde

    Mar 17, 2013

    Dan Rather, American journalist, former news anchor for the CBS Evening News and currently managing editor and anchor of the television news magazine "Dan Rather Reports" on the cable channel AXS TV, visited the 401st Army Field Support Brigade March 11 to learn about and obtain video footage of the 401st AFSB retrograde mission.

  • Anniston Army Depot Prayer Breakfast held

    Mar 15, 2013

    Anniston Army Depot's March 7 Prayer Breakfast was filled with personal stories and discussion on the power of prayer. James Wilson, guest speaker for the event and the chaplain for Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center, said prayer requires a few things to be effective - connection, communication and conversation.

  • Picatinny business manager touches many communities

    Mar 15, 2013

    Marty Kane is not a man to lounge around. In addition to a 40-plus hour workweek, he is president of two community organizations, a board member of several others, and plays on multiple intramural sports teams. And he loves every minute of it.

  • Team USA reigns supreme in kitchen, international culinary competition

    Mar 14, 2013

    Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Derrick Davenport remembers the bitter taste of defeat during last year's Culinary Olympics in Germany.

  • Informative tour

    Mar 14, 2013

    Minority College Relations Program interns tour the Quad Cities Cartridge Case Facility in Building 299 on Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., on March 12.

  • Sustainers uncase colors

    Mar 14, 2013

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) held an uncasing ceremony March 6 at the Natcher Physical Fitness Center on Fort Knox, Ky.

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