Maj. Lanelle Pickett Jr. replaced Capt. Michael Rear as the commandant for U.S. Army Sustainment Command’s Headquarters and Headquarters Company during a change of command ceremony in Heritage Hall, here, Jan. 12. APS 5 Suicide prevention is everyone’s business. Mentorship Program The U.S. Army Sustainment Command's lead personnel for financial management traveled from around the world to attend an S-8 (Resource Management) conference at ASC headquarters in Building 390, here, Dec. 7-9. A retirement ceremony for five Soldiers and four Department of the Army civilians stationed at Rock Island Arsenal was held in Heritage Hall, here, Dec. 8. Civilian Fitness Program SOTO CANO The U.S. Army Sustainment Command bid farewell to one of its top civilian leaders at a ceremony held here at Heritage Hall, Nov. 22. Autumn / Winter Safety and Wellness Awareness Day.
New commandant excited to lead Soldiers

Col. Doyle Lassitter, commander, Distribution Management Center, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, passes the unit guidon to Maj. Lanelle Pickett, incoming commandant, ASC Headquarters and Headquarters Company, during a change of command ceremony in Heritage Hall, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Jan. 12. (Photo by Kevin Fleming, ASC Public Affairs) 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.

Mentorship Program graduation ceremony held at ASC Headquarters

A graduation ceremony was held for participants in U.S. Army Sustainment Command’s 2016 Mentorship Program, here, Dec. 14. This was the first group to graduate from the revamped Mentorship Program in several years. Click here for the full article.

ASC holds first S-8 conference in four years

The U.S. Army Sustainment Command's lead resource officers and directors discuss how to synchronize financial management efforts across ASC's area of responsibility during an S-8 (Resource Management) conference in Building 390, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Dec. 7. (Photo by Kevin Fleming, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

RIA personnel retire with combined 267 years of service

Rock Island Arsenal retirees are recognized for their service during a ceremony held in Heritage Hall, RIA, Illinois, Dec. 8. (Kevin Fleming, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Civilian Fitness Program participation bolsters unit, Army readiness

The goal of the U.S. Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign (R2C) is to improve human performance among all U.S. Army personnel - both Soldiers and civilians. Readiness is the strategic focus of the Community Health Promotion Council (CHPC), and CHPC leaders are responsible for removing any obstacles in the way of readiness. Click here for the full article.

Honduran president visits LRC-Soto Cano

The president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernandez, visits Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, to witness the ground breaking of the new international airport, Nov. 10. Click here for the full article.

ASC bids farewell to civilian leader

Michael Hutchison, deputy to the commander, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, presents Jay Carr, former director of the Acquisition Integration Management Center, ASC, with the Meritorious Civilian Service Award during Carr’s farewell ceremony in Heritage Hall at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Nov. 22. Carr is transitioning to lead the U.S. Army Contracting Command-RI. (photo by Kevin Fleming, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Safety and Wellness Awareness Day assists workforce in winter season preparation

The safety awareness event was designed to help RIA personnel better prepare for the holiday and winter season. This time of year poses an increased likelihood of accidents as weather worsens, households use more electricity, various personal health risk factors increase, and families spend more time preparing large meals for family gatherings. Click here for the full article.

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