Senior Leader Forum CW5 Campbell Retirement Col. Koenig Retirement Ceremony AMC CG presents awards to ASC personnel ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. – Rock Island Arsenal hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of 71 military houses, March 24. Desert Storm Global Town Hall Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. – Tara Barney, CEO and president of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, spoke to Soldiers, federal employees, and community members during a Women’s History Month observance in Heritage Hall, here, March 21. Every year, the U.S. Army Sustainment Command recognizes one or two employees for their outstanding commitment to promote diversity and inclusion in the workspace and the community. For 2016, ASC presented two individuals with the Equal Opportunity Champion of the Year award. The U.S. Army Sustainment Command-Army Reserve Element held a Military Ball and dinner at the Hotel Blackhawk, Davenport, Iowa, March 4. LRC-Drum helps Fort Drum Soldiers  Soldier receives equipment at Fort Drum’s CIF. Unit names painted on Rocks at NTC. Soldiers prepare their vehicles at Fort Irwin, California. For most of its history, Rock Island Arsenal was a center for the production, overhaul, repair, inspection, testing and management of small arms for the U.S. Army. Michael Hutchison, deputy to the commander, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, discussed civilian government service and his career experiences with Augustana College students at the Franklin W. Olin Center for Educational Technology, Jan. 17. APS 5 Suicide prevention is everyone’s business.
U.S. Army Sustainment Command hosts global forum in Quad Cities

The U.S. Army Sustainment Command, headquartered at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, hosted a Senior Leaders Forum at the Radisson Hotel, here, March 29 - 31. Photo Credit: Capt. Kyle Williams, ASC Public Affairs Click here for the full article.

ASC's top food service technician retires after 30 years, looks forward to next career

ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. – The U.S. Army Sustainment Command hosted a retirement ceremony in honor of Chief Warrant Officer 5 Russell Campbell, food program manager, ASC, in Heritage Hall, here, April 7. Click here for the full article.

ASC chief of staff celebrates retirement with family and friends

Maj. Gen. Edward Daly, senior commander at Rock Island Arsenal and commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, presents Col. Lance Koenig, former chief of staff, ASC, a letter from Jerry Jones, owner and president of the Dallas Cowboys Organization Dall, during a retirement ceremony for Koenig in Heritage Hall, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, March 28. Click here for the full article.

AMC CG presents awards to ASC personnel

Gen. Gustave Perna, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Rodger Mansker, AMC command sergeant major recognized eight members of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command during ASC’s quarterly backbrief to Perna in Davenport, Iowa, during the Senior Leaders Forum, March 29.

From left: Capt. John Reed, ASC; Capt. Lanae Livingston, ASC; Deb Bradley, 404th Army Field Support Brigade; Thomas McClure, ASC; Carlos Gainer, 406th AFSB; Mansker; Perna; Bob Bishop, Logistics Readiness Center-Hood; Kim Kampner, ASC; Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Garrison, ASC; and Maj. Gen. Edward Daly, ASC.

Rock Island Arsenal holds housing groundbreaking ceremony

Maj. Gen. Edward Daly, senior commander at Rock Island Arsenal, speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of 71 military houses at the Arsenal. (U.S. Army photos courtesy of U.S. Army Garrison Rock Island Arsenal) Click here for the full article.

ASC helps Illinois VA honor Desert Storm fallen

Col. Lance Koenig, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks at the Desert Storm Remembrance Ceremony to an audience of veterans at the Capitol Rotunda in Springfield, Illinois, Feb. 28. This year marks the 26th anniversary of the cease-fire announcement ending The Gulf War. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Blackwell, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC CG gives awards, directs focus to operational priorities, Strategic Human Capital Action Plan

Maj. Gen. Edward Daly, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, conducted a Global Town Hall for approximately 550 ASC Soldiers and civilians in the Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, here, March 22. (Photo by Jason Tran, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Quad Cities’ own trailblazer speaks at Women’s History Month observance

Tara Barney, CEO and president of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, receives a ceremonial gift presented by Maj. Gen. Edward Daly, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony Bryant, command sergeant major, ASC during the annual Women’s History Month observance in Heritage Hall, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, March 21. (Photo by Jason Tran) Click here for the full article.

2016 Equal Opportunity Champions of the Year honored at ASC

Catherine Corbett, adjutant and Equal Employment Opportunity counselor, Army Field Support Battalion¬ – Fort Campbell, 406th Army Field Support Brigade, was one of two employees to receive the U.S. Army Sustainment Command’s Equal Opportunity Champion of the Year award for her active involvement in supporting diverse caused in the community and at work. (Curtesy photo) Click here for the full article.

ASC-ARE holds military ball

Soldiers of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command-Army Reserve Element and their guests enjoy a Military Ball and Dinner at the Hotel Blackhawk, Davenport, Iowa, March 4. Click here for the full article.

LRC-Drum keeps 10th Mtn. Div. hot despite ‘North Country’ cold

Located in New York is one of the Army’s coldest posts – Fort Drum. Temperatures can reach minus 30 degrees in the winter with snow accumulation averaging 8 feet. Meeting these weather challenges and more is Logistics Readiness Center-Drum. LRC-Drum conducts the base operations logistics to support 42,000 Soldiers, Airmen, family members and civilian employees. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, U.S. Army Sustainment Command Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

LRC-Drum supports nearly 80K troops annually at Fort Drum

VIDEO REPORT: Spc. Andrew Nichols looks over equipment issued to him at the Logistics Readiness Center-Drum’s Central Issue Facility. This CIF serves about 436 Soldiers weekly. LRC-Drum supports the mobilization, training, and rapid deployment of almost 80,000 troops annually, which includes supporting active and reserve units from all branches of service located in the northeastern states. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the video.

NTC conducts premier training thanks to Logistics Readiness Center-Irwin

VIDEO REPORT: Logistics Readiness Center-Irwin conducts the base operations logistics support critical to the Army’s success at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California. LRC-Irwin supports combatant commanders leading Brigade Combat Teams through some of the Army’s toughest training. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

LRC-Irwin keeps National Training Center ready for premier training in Mojave Desert

Soldiers from a Brigade Combat Team, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, prepare their vehicles before going in the “box” at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California. One of Logistics Readiness Center - Irwin’s main missions is to support the 10 scheduled rotations there. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Small Arms are a big deal at RIA Museum

Julia Evans, a museum studies graduate student at the Quad Cities Campus of Western Illinois University, looks for a serial number inside of a revolver while conducting an inventory of the RIA Museum's small arms collection at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Dec. 12. (Photo by Kevin Fleming, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC deputy speaks with college students about federal service opportunities

Michael Hutchison, deputy to the commander, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, discusses federal service opportunities with Augustana College students during a Lunch and Learn at the Franklin W. Olin Center for Educational Technology, Moline, Illinois, Jan. 17. (Photo courtesy of Augustana College) Click here for the full article.

Prepositioned equipment site officially opens in Netherlands

From left, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general, U.S. Army Europe, Edelachtbare Heer J. Som, mayor of Eygelshoven, Netherlands, and Dutch Gen. Tom Middendorp, Chief Defense Staff, Royal Netherlands Army, cut the ribbon to officially open the Army Prepositioned Stock site at Eygelshoven Army Depot-BENELUX, Dec. 15. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jacob McDonald, 21st TSC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Local officials provide suicide prevention awareness information

VIDEO STORY: The following video provides expert information on suicide prevention awareness from on-post and off-post officials. If you’re feeling sad or depressed this holiday season, this video can help you or a loved one get the help they need to cope. Greg Wilson, ASC Public Affairs, produced this video in conjunction with the Rock Island Arsenal Community Health Promotion Council. Click here to view the video.

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