ASC participates in Rock Island Arsenal Armed Forces Day Open House
By Tony A. Lopez (ASC)
May 24, 2011
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Children enjoy the low crawl course as their families cheer them on at the Rock Island Arsenal Armed Forces Day Open House.
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Joint Color Guard leads the parade down Rodman Avenue during Rock Island Arsenal Armed Forces Day.
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Maj. Gen. Yves Fontaine and his wife, Kathy, stand in their jeep to honor the flag during the National Anthem at the RIA Open House parade.
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Dick Morrow drives his 1952 jeep with guests of honor, WWII veteran Arn Hilbert, Maj. Gen. Yves. J. Fontaine and his wife, Kathy, during the Rock Island Arsenal Armed Forces Day parade.
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ASC marching unit impresses the crowd at the Rock Island Arsenal Armed Forces Day Open House parade.
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Navy personnel march in step during the Rock Island Arsenal Armed Forces Day Open House parade.
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A M119 Howitzer built by the Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center is towed during the Rock Island Arsenal Armed Forces Day Open House parade.
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Visitors are given an understanding of the Army Sustainment Command's mission during the Rock Island Arsenal Armed Forces Day Open House.
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A detail of Army Sustainment Command Soldiers fold the colors during retreat ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal Armed Forces Day Open House.
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. -- With the bang of a cannon, the Rock Island Arsenal Armed Forces Day parade kicked off at noon May 22. The parade was only one aspect of the Open House at which entire families learned about their neighbor, Army Sustainment Command, and Rock Island Arsenal's many contributions to the military and its missions around the globe.
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