Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper visited the Rock Island Arsenal today where he learned about how the U.S. Army Materiel Command is #modernizing its capabilities at the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center.
He also stopped by the ASC headquarters where he heard about how we #sustainthewarfighter #worldwide alongside our partners at the Joint Munitions Command.
The 401st Army Field Support Brigade conducted the largest ever issue of equipment out of APS-5 in support of #OperationSpartanShield. Take a look at this video to see what #APS5 does for the #Warfighter!
A special thanks to the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team for their hard work in the hot weather and dust of Kuwait. Stay safe on your mission!
#Sustainthewarfighter #USArmy #ArmySustainers
“If you are ISO certified, you provide the customer with the guarantee that the services you provide are of a high standard,” said Heidi Bodeit, director, AOAP.
Col. Filip De Vare, chief, Section Land Systems, Belgium army's Directorate General Material Resources, visited the Army Prepositioned Stock-2 site to get hands-on information on the site and its equipment on July 6.
Maj. Gen. Feliz Gedney, deputy commander, Strategy and Support, Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (Syria, Iraq), visited the headquarters of U.S. Army Sustainment Command on July 11. From left: Maj. Gen. Duane Gamble, commanding general, ASC and RIA senior mission commander; Gedney; Michael Hutchison, deputy to the commander, ASC. (Photo by Linda Lambiotte, ASC Public Affairs)
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The 401st Army Field Support Brigade is working hard at the tactical point of need!
Congratulations Sgt. 1st Class Jonah Even for your induction into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club!
113 years and counting!
Kevin Braafladt (left), deputy to the Historian, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, joins History Office staff in celebrating the 113th birthday of the Rock Island Arsenal Museum. “We are happy to be here to celebrate today, happy birthday RIA Museum,” Braafladt said. (Photo credit Linda Lambiotte, ASC Public Affairs)
Army celebrates Fourth of July
Each Independence Day is a reminder of how the Army meets the nation's defense needs. America's sons and daughters will continue to carry the same patriotism and ideals of the Founders with them as they serve in harm's way in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria. Soldiers are ready to defend the vital national interests at home and abroad.
The Rock Island Arsenal’s role in military readiness is highlighted during a visit from as high ranking military leader. Greg Wilson with the Army Sustainment Command Public Affairs Office has more.
Secretary of the Navy, Richard V. Spencer, visited Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., June 28 to see the technical expertise offered by the RIA-Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center and Joint Munitions Command @SECNAV76
Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper got an opportunity to get a close look at the materiel readiness within #APS5, and talk about his overall Army vision for modernization.
Congratulations Capt. Collier! Our very own Asst. Public Affairs Officer
Today a new chapter begins for Capt. Lonnie Collier. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal June 22 as an end of tour award in the headquarters foyer by Col. Steven Allen, ASC chief of staff. Collier is NOW a DA civilian working back in ASC Public Affairs. Welcome back to the Alpaca team! (Photos by Sgt. 1st Class Meillettis Patton)
Col. Jason Woodford, deputy chief of staff for Information Management, ASC, was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for his service from June 2015 through June 2018, by Maj. Gen. Duane Gamble, ASC commanding general, at ASC Headquarters June 20. His wife Hillary, was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for her support.
“One of the best things about LOGCAP V is the responsiveness concept,” said Jerome Jastrab, project manager, Acquisition Integration & Management Center, ASC headquarters. “That we’re able to start to get an advance team in theater within 72 hours and start ramping up operations right after that.”
The 243rd Army Birthday Ball was held at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa, June 15. #ArmyBall #Army
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First Army Joint Munitions Command Rock Island Arsenal Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center
Jody Fasko, director, Contract Management Office, Acquisition Integration and Management Center, ASC, was awarded the Dept. of the Army Superior Civilian Service Award, June 15, in the headquarters' foyer by Maj. Gen. Duane Gamble, ASC commanding general, for service from September 2016 through June 2018. Her husband, Steve, was given a Certificate of Appreciation for his support. Fasko will now become deputy to the commander, 405th Army Field Support Brigade in Germany.