Detroit Arsenal, Mich. -- Detroit Arsenal teammates said goodbye to their chief counsel, Matthew Pausch, at an awards presentation held March 5 at the arsenal.
Tank-automotive and Armaments Commanding General Maj. Gen. Daniel Mitchell spoke highly of Pausch and praised him for his accomplishments.
"Matt, although I have only had the pleasure of working with you for less than a year," said Mitchell, "I have always found you to be very helpful, professional, and committed to providing the best possible support to our Soldiers and civilian workforce, and despite the exceptional work you have done, you have continued to remain extraordinarily humble."
Pausch led his team to many notable accomplishments during his time at TACOM.
"Legacy is an over-worked word these days," Mitchell said, "but when it comes to what Matt has achieved in his time here, this is one of those occasions when it is justified."
Pausch emphasized the importance of team work in all that he and his team had accomplished.
"The success we have in supporting our Soldiers every day comes from teamwork," said Pausch. "Your hard work, dedication and talent make it possible - together!"
As Pausch prepares to move on to his new assignment, he will be going back to Defense Logistics Agency where he served for more than 25 years prior to joining TACOM in 2014.
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.
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