No seats were left empty in Heritage Hall during the Women’s History Month Observance, here, March 23. Curtis Latta, briefs ASC JTL Tier II participants Brittany Hayes and Stephanie L. Wynn, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19. ASFBn-Afghanistan supplies vehicles for new mission. Col. Scott Smith, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, was honored for 29 years of active duty service during a retirement ceremony, here, March 20. 1st Lt. Matsuaki Saruya, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force. AFSBn-AFG helps train coalition forces on new equipment. AFSBn-AFG issues equipment to support coalition forces. Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, held a town hall meeting for ASC headquarters, here, March 16. Lt. Col. Christopher Liermann, 101st Sust. Bde., exits the aircraft after previewing air operations. ASC Award Walkabout. Soldiers unload equipment from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at the Aerial Port of Departure, Kuwait, Feb. 19. QC Executive Club Breakfast. Members of the Logistics Center-Riley Passport Section receive recognition from the State Department. Matt Hatchette, a former NFL player poses with Master Sgt. Kevin Schoenbauer, 402nd AFSB. The AER annual campaign kicked off this week at RIA. This year’s campaign, themed “a Soldier’s first choice,” runs March 2 – April 30. Rakkasans learn about CROWS equipment. Howard J. Mayhew describes rail safety procedures. Kristiansen receives Superior Civilian Service Award at end of 43-year career. Col. Steven S. DeBusk (left), commander, 407th AFSB meets with Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche during his visit to Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 10-11. ASC-ARED, Fort Hood Detachment, Soldiers conduct range qualification at the Blackgap M16 Range, Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 7. The first black U.S. Navy submarine commander speaks about some of the racial issues he encountered during his career.
ASC SES talks gender equity at observance

Kathryn Szymanski, chief counsel, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks during the Women’s History Month Observance at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, March 23. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Seeking leadership skills, ASC employees journey to Kuwait

Curtis Latta, an Aviation and Missile Command logistics assistance representative, briefs Army Sustainment Command’s Journey to Leadership Tier II participants Brittany D. Hayes (left), an administrative support assistant in the ASC Logistics Directorate, and Stephanie L. Wynn, a financial management analyst in the ASC Resource Management Directorate, during a tour of Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Feb. 19. (Photo by Sgt. William Taylor, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

AFSBn-Afghanistan processing priority MRAP recovery vehicles

Pvt. 1st Class Shannon Brown, a motor transport operator with the 32nd Transportation Company, guides Sgt. David T. Carrillo, also from the 32nd Trans. Co., as he backs an MRAP recovery vehicle onto a U.S. Air Force plane at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Mar. 4. Click here for the full article.

ASC honors colonel’s 29 years of service

Col. Scott Smith, deputy chief of staff for Information Management, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, makes the first cut into his retirement cake at ASC headquarters, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, March 20. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

AFSBn-NEA hosts Japanese officer in Cooperative Exchange Program

1st Lt. Matsuaki Saruya, 1st Logistics Support Regiment, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, and Sgt. 1st Class Luis Rivera, noncommissioned officer in charge, Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia, discuss the Inland Petroleum Distribution System during a logistics terrain walk at Sagami General Depot, Japan. (Photo by Arika Morita, AFSBn-NEA) Click here for the full article.

Going the extra mile – LTF Kandahar civilians and contractors step it up to assist 33rd Mountain Battalion (Romania) Soldiers

David S. Arnold, TACOM Armaments Logistics Assistance Representative deployed from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, provides hands on training Mar. 2 on mounting weapons on a vehicle to Sgt. Maj. Cristian Doltu, a member of the Romanian National Service Element that provides logistics support to Romanian forces at Kandahar Airfield. Click here for the full article.

AFSBn-AFG provides partner nation support to Romanian Army

Soldiers from the Romanian 33rd Mountain Battalion, familiarize themselves with basic issue items that will accompany the vehicles they are receiving from the 401st Army Field Support Brigade at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, March 2. Click here for the full article.

ASC holds town hall, addresses priorities/issues

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general of U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks to ASC headquarters staff personnel during a town hall meeting at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, March 16. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC units complete Operation United Assistance mission

Lt. Col. Christopher Liermann, AMC Task Force commander, exits the aircraft after performing Area of Operations Circulation and previewing air operations. (Photo provided by Army Materiel Command Task Force United Assistance Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC commanding general awards outstanding achievement, government service

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, recognizes ASC service members and Department of the Army civilians at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, March 5. Click here for the full article.

402nd AFSB LARs prep Chinooks for Task Force Shield

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 3rd General Support Aviation Regiment, and the 90th Aviation Support Battalion, and 603rd ASB, 11th Aviation Command, unload equipment from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at the Aerial Port of Departure, Kuwait, Feb. 19. (Photo by Sgt. William Taylor, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC commanding general addresses local business leaders

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, stands with Tara Barney, President and CEO of the Quad Cities Chamber, following the Quad Cities Executive Club Breakfast at the iWireless Center in Moline, Illinois, Mar. 6. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

State Department recognizes LRC-Riley employees

(From left) Laura Morris, Rachel Johnson, Amy Holmes and Greg Paine of the Logistics Center-Riley Passport Section receive recognition from the State Department during a ceremony at Fort Riley, Kansas, garrison headquarters, March 2. (Photo by Nita Miller, LRC-Riley) Click here for the full article.

NFL players, cheerleaders visit 402nd AFSB in Kuwait

Matt Hatchette, a former player for the Vikings, Jets and Jaguars, poses with Master Sgt. Kevin Schoenbauer, 402nd AFSB Support Operations noncommissioned officer in charge, and longtime Vikings fan. Hatchette, along with two other former NFLers and Washington Redskins cheerleaders, visited the 402nd AFSB at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. (Photo by Sgt. William Taylor, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Army Emergency Relief annual campaign kicks off at RIA

AER was incorporated in 1942 as a private, nonprofit organization to collect funds for distressed Soldiers and their families. AER provides emergency financial assistance to Soldiers, both active-duty and retired, and their families through interest-free loans and grants. Click here for the full article.

401st AFSB trains Rakkasans on CROWS

Sgt. Jesse R. Zengri, a Panama City, Florida native and team leader with C Company, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry, conducts a bore sighting to align the weapon mounted on a Common Remotely Operated Weapons Station with the camera inside the CROWS at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (Photo by Summer Barkley, 401st AFSB) Click here for the full article.

407th Army Field Support Brigade conducts inaugural Rail Safety Course

Howard J. Mayhew (left), Transportation Corps, Department of Defense, describes rail safety procedures during training at Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 26. (Photo by Jeffery Kent, 407th AFSB) Click here for the full article.

Kristiansen caps 43-year career with Superior Civilian Service award

Sandra E. Kristiansen, a logistics management specialist with the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Theater Provided Equipment Team, receives a Superior Civilian Service Medal from Chief Warrant Officer 5 Michael Peavley, 401st AFSB Theater Provided Equipment responsible officer, during an awards ceremony BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan, Feb. 15. Kristiansen is retiring after 43 years of service as a Department of the Army Civilian. (Photo by Clayton L. Harrington) Click here for the full article.

Incoming AMC deputy CG visits 407th AFSB

Col. Steven S. DeBusk (left), commander, 407th Army Field Support Brigade, discusses the unit’s mission with Maj. Gen. (P) Larry D. Wyche during his visit to Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 10-11. Wyche has been named the incoming deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command. (Photo by Jeffery Kent, 407th AFSB) Click here for the full article.

ASC-ARE, Fort Hood Detachment, conducts M16 qualification

U.S. Army Sustainment Command - Army Reserve Element, Fort Hood Detachment, augmenting the “Mighty” 407th Army Field Support Brigade, conduct range qualification at the Blackgap M16 Range, Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 7. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Catherine Gibson, ASC-ARE, Fort Hood Detachment) Click here for the full article.

First black submarine commander discusses racial issues during career

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, ASC, awards a plaque to retired Navy Capt. C.A. “Pete” Tzomes during the Black History Month Observance at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Feb 25. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

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