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.
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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