405th AFSB personnel set up equipment for ASC communications exercise. Freedom Rock. Spc. Travon Barrow salutes Col. Shane DeBusk, commander, 407th Army Field Support Brigade, prior to receiving a commander’s coin. Participants of the 404th AFSB’s first Motorcycle Mentorship Program check ride enjoy the Pacific Northwest scenery, Sept. 12. Kuwait Col. Waleed Al Dieie, and Col. Robert A. Dawson, commander, 402nd AFSB, arrive at the Area Support Group – Kuwait DoL, Sept. 3. Retirees gather with family members after ceremony. CSM Cheryl N. M. Greene, 402nd AFSB, and CSM. Angel C. Clark, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, reminisce at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Patriot surface-to-air missile system at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. 401st AFSB recognized for safety. 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony. 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.
ASC conducts worldwide communications exercise

Mark Dillingham, director of information technology management, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, and Spc. Larry Saddler, 405th AFSB Command Group driver, set up equipment at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Germany, Sept. 12, in preparation for Army Sustainment Command’s communication exercise, COMMEX 14-2. The exercise, conducted Sept. 15, involved ASC headquarters personnel and subordinate units from around the globe. (Photo by Steven Stanfill, 405th AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Artist to unveil Freedom Rock for local Gold Star Family

Annie Cox, wife of Staff Sgt. Nathan Cox, who was killed while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, paints the Gold Star, which symbolizes the loss of a family member in service to the nation, on the Freedom Rock in LeClaire, Iowa, Oct. 8. The artist will unveil the rock in a ceremony on Sunday, October 12, on the banks of the Mississippi. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

407th AFSB recognizes Soldier for perfect score

Spc. Travon Barrow salutes Col. Shane DeBusk, commander, 407th Army Field Support Brigade, prior to receiving a commander’s coin as Col. Robert Hildebrandt, detachment commander, Army Sustainment Command-Army Reserve Element (left), and Lt. Col. Brian McNulty, multi-functional logistics action officer, 407th AFSB, look on. (Photo by Jeffery Kent, 407th AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

404th AFSB conducts Motorcycle Mentorship Program check ride

Participants of the 404th Army Field Support Brigade’s first Motorcycle Mentorship Program check ride enjoy the Pacific Northwest scenery, Sept. 12. (Photo by Scott Nelson, 404th AFSB Safety Office) Click here for the full article.

402nd AFSB engages with Kuwait Ministry of Defense

Kuwait military Col. Waleed Al Dieie, commander, 35th Armored Brigade, and Col. Robert A. Dawson, commander, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, arrive at the Area Support Group – Kuwait Directorate of Logistics building, Sept. 3, for a meeting to discuss Army sustainment “best practices.” (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Annette Simon, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

VIDEO REPORT: 14 retire in quarterly RIA ceremony

One Soldier and 13 civilians were honored in a retirement and retreat ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Sept. 25. Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center commander, Col. David Luders (right), presided over the ceremony held in Heritage Hall. Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs, files this video story. (Photo by Tony Lopez, JMC Public Affairs) Click here to watch the video.

Top female Ordnance Soldiers reunite in Kuwait

Command Sgt. Maj. Cheryl N. M. Greene, command sergeant major, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, and Command Sgt. Maj. Angel C. Clark, command sergeant major, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, reminisce at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Sept. 6. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Annette Simon, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

APS-5 partners with 3-43 ADA for Patriot Missile System test

U.S. Army Pfc. Robert Pearl, left, and Spc. Atlee Steever, both with 1st Battalion 43rd Air Defense Artillery, power up a Patriot surface-to-air missile system at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Aug. 29, 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Barney) Click here for the full article.

401st AFSB awarded safety streamer

Brig. Gen. Donnie Walker Jr., commanding general, 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, displays the Safety Excellence Streamer that was attached to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade guidon during a ceremony at the brigade headquarters on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 1. He was assisted by 401st AFSB Command Sgt. Maj. Wendy Robinson Click here for the full article.

Rock Island Arsenal remembers 9-11 with flag walk, remembrance ceremony

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, places flags at the base of the 9-11 Memorial at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Sept. 11. Service members, Army civilians, Family Members, and local citizens at RIA walked 3.25 miles, placed 9,777 flags in the ground and held an afternoon ceremony in honor of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and those killed in combat operations since. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

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.

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