DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. -- As the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command is committed to shaping a multi-skilled workforce, the TACOM Integrated Logistics Support Center held its second Career Enhancement Day for ILSC employees on Sept. 13 and 14.Career Enhancement Day consisted of training sessions designed to enhance employees' general knowledge about the organization and to improve their technical skills. Multiple college partners also had displays to discuss educational opportunities.TACOM ILSC Executive Director Marion Whicker gave a keynote address to her employees and then held a session titled "Tips for Career Enhancement.""When developing a list of career options, you need to know your interests, your skills and your boundaries," stated Whicker. "Research about what you can learn more about your job, about your organization and the changes in the Army. Research about where the Army is heading, as where the Army heads will affect every one of you."In addition to the career enhancement tips, ILSC's other Career Enhancement Day one-hour training sessions included topics on resume writing, hiring process, leadership development, training assignments, the life of a supervisor, military structure, conflict management, time management, cross generational collaboration, and public speaking.College partners who came out for ILSC's Career Enhancement Day included Baker College,
Central Michigan University, Indiana Tech, Lawrence Technological University, University of Michigan-Flint, and Walsh College."ILSC Career Enhancement Day 2018 focused on establishing strong career routes and branches," stated Suzanne Rieder, who was part of the ILSC team setting up the event.------------------
TACOM's nearly 20,000 highly skilled and uniquely qualified professionals around the world are critical to supporting Army readiness. The personal commitment of TACOM's workforce ensures our men and women in uniform receive the support they need and deserve.TACOM's Integrated Logistics Support Center facilitates warfighting readiness for U.S. forces by executing repair parts planning and supply chain management for over 3,500 weapon systems. These systems form the core of America's ground combat capability. When the force needs critical readiness driver components delivered, whether at home or abroad, it depends on TACOM.TACOM's six arsenals, manufacturing centers and depots manufacture and reset ground and support equipment, generating readiness and operational capability throughout Army formations as part of the Army's Organic Industrial Base. When the force needs equipment or parts manufactured, repaired, upgraded or modernized, industrial artisans from the Army's OIB deliver.The Detroit Arsenal, home to TACOM headquarters, is the only active-duty U.S. Army installation in the tri-state (Michigan, Ohio and Indiana) area. Detroit Arsenal and its 7,500 Michigan-based personnel contribute billions of dollars in economic impact to the state's economy each year.