Warren, MI - Brig. Gen. Scott G. West, commanding general of the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, Warren, Mich., was promoted to the rank of Major General during a formal ceremony held at TACOM May 16.
Officiating at the ceremony was Army Material Command Commander Gen. Benjamin Griffin. West has been commander of TACOM since April 2008 and previously served as the 21st Theater Support Command commanding general, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army. He has commanded at every level from company through theater support command, and held a wide variety of important staff positions.
The TACOM LCMC integrates Army acquisition, logistics, and technology responsibilities, authorities, and processes to enable a closer relationship among all its partner organizations that develop, acquire, and sustain the capabilities provided by ground and soldier systems around the world.
Their mission is to provide and sustain mobility, lethality, and survivability for soldiers, other services, and our Allies through ground combat, automotive, marine and armaments technologies. With a workforce of approximately 3,000 personnel in Warren and over 18,000 worldwide, TACOM supports over 3,500 fielded systems and over 29,000 components that make those systems work.