George Eaton, ASC historian, facilitates a discussion at the Eastern Iowa/ Western Illinois Veterans Conference Feb. 25. ASC best warrior re-ups. Kaiserslautern Middle School students listen as an AOAP Laboratory scientist explains the process of extracting and testing oil samples. AFSBn-Afghanistan transfers equipment directly to ANSF units. Logisticians from Army commands around the world gathered at Rock Island Arsenal for a Materiel Management Summit, Feb. 10-12. AFSBn-Afghanistan partners with other 4th RSSB units to promote safety. Maj. Gen. Kevin G. O’Connell, ASC commanding general, presents an ASC coin to Bill Harrison Jan. 13. Materiel Management Summit. Spc. Andrew Cobb repairs optical devices. Materiel Management Summit. Women’s self-defense. CG visits Capitol Hill. Lt. Gov. visits RIA. RIA observes MLK. Capt. Eric J. Cherry, briefs participants attending the peninsula-wide APS-4 Tactical Exercise without Troops/Logistics Terrain Walk.
ASC historian facilitates discussion at veterans conference

George Eaton, Army Sustainment Command historian and Army veteran, introduces the PBS documentary “The Civilian-Military Divide: Bridging the Gap” at the Eastern Iowa/ Western Illinois Veterans Conference held at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, Feb. 25. After the video, Eaton facilitated a discussion on the topic with attendees. (Photo by Galen Putnam, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

AMC Best Warrior re-ups for 3 years, hopes to fly

Staff Sgt. Kevin Hopson, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, repeats the oath of enlistment administered by Maj. Preston Blair, ASC, during his re-enlistment ceremony in Quarters I at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Feb. 20. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

Excitement 'STEMs' from visit to 405th AFSB laboratory

Students from Kaiserslautern Middle School listen as Dr. Davoud Tehranfar, a scientist with the Army Oil Analysis Program Laboratory, located on Kaiserslautern Army Depot, Germany, explains the process of extracting and testing oil samples. (Photo by Steven Stanfill, 405th AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

AFSBn-Afghanistan plays key role in equipment transfer to ANSF

Othniel V. Cooper, AFSBn-Afghanistan Support Operations Maintenance Officer (center), explains paperwork to an Afghan National Army property book officer (center left) Feb. 14 at the beginning of a title transfer of vehicles, associated equipment and basic issue items. The equipment was sourced and readied for transfer by Army Field Support Battalion-Afghanistan and 401st Army Field Support Brigade personnel. Click here for the full article.

Materiel Management Summit concludes, issues addressed

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, gives closing remarks during the Materiel Management Summit at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Feb. 12. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

AFSBn-Afghanistan takes a collaborative approach to safety

Sgt. 1st Class Teng Xiong-White, 4th Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade radiation safety officer, looks at an electrical adaptor that was shown and discussed at the Task Force Wrangler Safety Council meeting held at Army Field Support Battalion Afghanistan headquarters Jan. 15. The adaptor was not UL or CE listed and caught on fire when used. It was highlighted at the meeting as a reminder to only use approved equipment in work and living spaces. (Photo by Summer Barkley, 401st AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Fort Bliss Logistics Readiness Center civilian retires after 60 years of service

Maj. Gen. Kevin G. O’Connell, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command, presents Bill Harrison with an ASC coin during an awards presentation at the Fort Bliss Logistics Readiness Center Jan. 13. (Photo by Wendy Brown, Fort Bliss Bugle Staff) Click here for the full article.

Day 2 of Materiel Management Summit brings small panel, group discussions

Carl Cartwright, Senior Executive Service, U.S. Army Sustainment Command (left), and Col. Robert Barnes, Combined Arms Support Command, participate in a conversation driven briefing at the Materiel Management Summit hosted at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Feb. 11. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Oregon National Guard repair 1,600 optical devices at ASC’s West Point Logistic Readiness Center

Spc. Andrew Cobb, 3670th Component Repair Company, Oregon National Guard, conducts repairs on optical devices at the U.S. Army Sustainment Command’s Logistics Readiness Center, West Point, New York, Feb. 5. (Photo by Kathleen Silvia, West Point LRC) Click here for the full article.

DMC hosts Materiel Management Summit

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks with Maj. Gen. Robert Dyess, Department of the Army, deputy chief of staff, G-8 (Resource Management), during the Materiel Management Summit at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Feb. 10. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

ASC combatives instructor teaches women self-defense

Sgt. 1st Class David Stephenson, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, and his wife, Lori, lead a Women’s Self-Defense Seminar at the Rock Island Arsenal Fitness Center, Feb. 7. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

ASC CG defies winter storm to visit lawmakers on Capitol Hill

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell meets with U.S. Rep Cheri Bustos of Illinois during a visit to her office in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 3. (Photo courtesy of Rep. Cheri Bustos office) Click here for the full article.

Illinois state official visits Rock Island Arsenal

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, and D. Scott Welker, deputy to the commanding general, ASC, prepare to brief Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, Illinois, about ASC and Rock Island Arsenal during her visit to the island, Feb. 6. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

RIA honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in observance

Carmen Ausborn, equal opportunity specialist/disability employment manager, USAG-RIA, speaks to audience members at the Jan. 23 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance held at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

AFSBn-NEA hosts peninsula-wide Logistics Terrain Walk

Capt. Eric J. Cherry, Army Field Support Battalion – Northeast Asia, briefs participants attending the Peninsula-wide Army Prepositioned Stocks-4 Tactical Exercise without Troops/Logistics Terrain Walk. Representatives from units across Korea attended the event hosted by the AFSB-NEA. (Photo by Sgt. Yong Kim, AFSBn-NEA.) Click here for the full article.

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