ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. -- Col. Gavin Gardner, commander of the Joint Munitions Command, toured the Anniston Munitions Center Oct. 7.During his day in the Ammunition Limited Area, Gardner viewed ANMC’s Reactive Armor Tile maintenance mission, Multiple Launch Rocket System Recycling Center and Terminal High Altitude Area Defense mission.The visit enabled Gardner to gain a first-hand understanding of ANMC’s capabilities as they serve the joint warfighter through storage, maintenance, demilitarization and shipment of conventional munitions.He said he saw aspirations within the ANMC workforce to consistently improve and find better ways to perform the mission.“It was clearly evident to me, walking around, that the people here are empowered,” said Gardner.He praised the safety measures, particularly those taken in response to COVID-19.“Our people are our most important asset and resource,” said Gardner, as he commended the workforce’s willingness to continue to fulfill mission requirements during a pandemic.JMC, ANMC’s higher headquarters located in Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., operates a nationwide network of installations and facilities where ammunition is distributed, stored, demilitarized, and produced.