RIA remembers 9-11. Command Sgt. Maj. Cheryl N. M. Greene, incoming CSM, 402nd AFSB, receives the NCO sword. 3-401st AFSBn clears areas to prep for Resolute Support mission. LRC-Riley employee unloads donated food. 407th AFSB personnel train Peruvian Special Forces soldiers. More equipment readied for loan to ANSF. 401st AFSB commander sees retrograde process first-hand. 401st AFSB members show 1st TSC leaders preparations for equipment turn-in. Women’s Equality. O’Connell holds first town hall. LSB Change of Command. Maj. Gen. O’Connell gives remarks during ceremony Aug. 21. Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, ASC CG, and his wife, Etie, listen to the AMC Band on the lawn of Quarters One at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug. 21 Gen. Dennis Via, AMC commanding general, passes the ASC colors to Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, incoming CG of the ASC.
Rock Island Arsenal remembers 9-11

Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Wertz, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, and his daughter, Payton, place American flags at the 9-11 Memorial site at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Sept. 11. Service members and civilians from RIA walked 3.25 miles and placed 9,777 flags at the base of the memorial in honor of those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 and fighting the war on terror since. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

402nd AFSB conducts assumption of responsibility ceremony

Col. Robert A. Dawson (right), commander, 402nd AFSB, passes the NCO sword to Command Sgt. Maj. Cheryl N. M. Greene, during the 402nd AFSB’s assumption of responsibility ceremony July 30, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. (U.S. Army Photograph) Click here for the full article.

3-401st AFSBn clears areas to prep for Resolute Support mission

Capt. Mark A. Douglass, a member of the U.S. Army Reserve and a Benton Harbor, Michigan, native, 3-401st Army Field Support Battalion S4 Logistics and container management officer (right), and Lamont J. Watkins, battalion supply specialist, survey debris and weeds that will be removed from one of the yards belonging to the battalion Click here for the full article.

Logistics Readiness Center-Fort Riley, 407th AFSB, collects food for national drive

Dave Rose, volunteer at Junction City Food Pantry, assists Laura Morris, chairperson of Human Resource Task Force of Logistics Readiness Center-Riley, unload donated food items during a food drive in support of the “Feds Feed Families” campaign on Aug. 22 at Fort Riley, Kansas. On this day, 366 pounds of food were collected. LRC-Riley reports to the 407th Army Field Support Brigade. (Photo by Bernardita Miller, LRC-Riley, 407th AFSB) Click here for the full article.

AFSBn-Hood trains Peruvian Special Forces soldiers

Master Sgt. Manuel Cordero, senior enlisted adviser for the Army Field Support Battalion-Hood, 407th Army Field Support Brigade, trains Peruvian Special Forces soldiers on proper Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services on the M249 Light Machine Gun at Fort Hood, Texas, July 10. A group of 15 soldiers from Peru were trained by 407th AFSB personnel July 7-15 as part of the brigade’s regional alignment professional military exchange program in support of U.S. Southern Command. (Photo by Brian Bridges, 407th Army Field Support Brigade) Click here for the full article.

3-401st AFSBn continues to prep vehicles for loan to ANSF

Col. Col. Matthew J. Ferguson, 401st Army Field Support Brigade commander, center right, and Lt. Col. Marvin L. Walker, 3-401st AFSBn commander, far right, look on as Fred Choate, battalion equipment specialist, briefs Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, commanding general for the 1st Theater Sustainment Command, Aug. 28, on the procedures and status of bringing vehicles identified for loan to Afghan National Security Forces to a fully mission capable plus safety status. (Photo by Summer Barkley, 3-401st AFSBn) Click here for the full article.

Scrimmage prepares 401st AFSB and units for expected equipment turn-ins

Shantolayer Clegg, an Army War Reserve Deployment System clerk, shows Col. Matthew J. Ferguson, 401st Army Field Support Brigade commander, equipment list identification stickers that are printed out and attached to equipment to enable specific location tracking as equipment moves through the process in accordance with U.S. Army directives. AWRDS is an automated system designed to assist in the accountability, inventory and transfer of equipment Click here for the full article.

1st TSC Command team sees 401st AFSB preparations for expected equipment turn-in

Col. Matthew J. Ferguson, commander, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, explains how the brigade and battalion are positioned for mission accomplishment to Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, commanding general,1st Theater Sustainment Command, as Lt. Col. Marvin L. Walker, battalion commander, 3-401st Army Field Support Battalion, looks on. (Photo by Summer Barkley, 3-401st Army Field Support Battalion) Click here for the full article.

RIA recognizes Women’s Equality Day

Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., honored Women’s Equality Day at a ceremony in Heritage Hall, Aug. 26. This year is the 94th anniversary of women’s suffrage. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

O’Connell holds first town hall

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general of U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks to ASC headquarters during his first town hall meeting as the unit’s commanding general in Heritage Hall at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug. 27. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

LOGCAP Support Brigade welcomes new commander

Col. Thomas Niles receives the LOGCAP Support Brigade colors from Brig. Gen. Phillip Jolly, commanding general of U.S. Army Reserve Sustainment Command, symbolizing his taking command of the brigade during a change of command ceremony in Heritage Hall at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug. 23. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

VIDEO REPORT: ASC welcomes Maj. Gen. O’Connell as new CG

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, incoming commanding general, addresses attendees and those in formation during the U.S. Army Sustainment Command change of command ceremony Aug. 21, on Memorial Field at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs, files this report. (Photo by Tony Lopez, JMC Public Affairs) Click here to watch the video.

AMC band entertains Quad Cities community at Arsenal performance

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, and his wife, Etie, listen to the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band play music on the lawn of Quarters One at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug. 21. (Photo by Dawn Marie Barnett, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

O’Connell returns to Arsenal to take command of ASC

The ASC flag is passed from Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, to Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, incoming commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command. O’Connell became ASC’s top leader during a change of command ceremony held at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., on Aug. 21. (Photo by Tony Lopez, JMC Public Affairs.) Click here for the full article.

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