. 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. Via visits RIA commands U.S. Army Europe Command Sgt. Maj. David Davenport visits the 405th AFSB’s Army Oil Analysis Program laboratory in Germany Aug. 12. The AFSBn-Iraq (IZI) team, May 2006, Balad, Iraq. Maj. Gen. John Wharton, ASC CG, passes the 405th AFSB colors to Col. Todd Bertulis, incoming commander. 401st AFSB welcomes Susnis to the team. Journey to Leadership II. RIA SAMC. BG Kristin French congratulates MSG William Lunsford. William Rutherford III cuts a cake commemorating his 46 years of service to the U.S Army. Maj. Gen. John Wharton passes the brigade colors to Col. Robert Dawson, 402nd AFSB incoming commander. Brig. Gen. Donnie Walker, passes the 401st AFSB colors to incoming commander Col. Matthew Ferguson July 31 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. JMC leadership gathers with retirees after ceremony. AMC selects best NCO, best Soldier. Col. Christopher Roscoe, passes the AFSBn–Germany colors to Lt. Col. Steven Schultz, incoming commander, July 18. Participants salute during the 407th AFSB change of command and assumption of responsibility ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, July 24. U.S. Army Customs inspectors guard against introduction of invasive species into the U.S. Col. James Kinkade, 402nd AFSB commander, passes the AFSBn-Kuwait colors to the incoming commander, Lt. Col. Earl Schonberg Jr.
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.

AMC Commander visits RIA

Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, addresses Quad Cities media representatives after touring the Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug 20. Via said RIA is one of AMC’s four Centers of Excellence with expertise in logistics, munitions, contracting, and manufacturing. He also said that AMC’s operations on RIA support combatant commanders around the globe. Via will be presiding over the Army Sustainment Command’s change of command ceremony tomorrow where Maj. Gen. John Wharton will turn over command to Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

USAREUR CSM visits 405th AFSB Army Oil Analysis Program lab

U.S. Army Europe Command Sgt. Maj. David Davenport (center), and 405th Army Field Support Brigade Command Sgt. Maj. Stanley Richards listen as Detlef Nussboth, physical science technician at the Army Oil Analysis Program laboratory, explains the process of extracting and testing oil samples at the Kaiserslautern Army Depot Aug. 12. (Photo by Steven Stanfill, 405th AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

AFSBn-SWA made significant contributions during its 10-year history

The AFSBn-Iraq (IZI) team, May 2006, Balad, Iraq. (U.S. Army photo) Click here for the full article.

405th AFSB welcomes new leadership team in Germany

Maj. Gen. John Wharton (pictured right), ASC commanding general, passes the 405th Army Field Support Brigade colors to Col. Todd Bertulis, incoming commander, at a change of command ceremony on Daenner Kaserne, Kaiserslautern, Germany, Aug. 7. (Photo by Steven Stanfill, 405th AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Susnis assumes command of AFSBn-Kandahar

Col. Matthew Ferguson, commander of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade, passes the battalion colors to Lt. Col. Mark Susnis, incoming commander of the AFSBn-Kandahar, 401st AFSB, during a change of command ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 11. The outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Roy Speaks, (right) observes. (Photo by Sharonda Pearson, AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

RIA employees take a ‘Journey to Leadership’

JTL – Twenty-eight employees assigned to the U.S. Army Sustainment Command and other commands on Rock Island Arsenal completed a 10-month course known as Journey to Leadership with team presentations at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug. 7. Pictured from left, are: Sean Saunders, Joint Munitions Command; Emily Rasmussen, Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center, Rock Island Arsenal; Lindsay Sobie, ASC headquarters; Dawn Glasgow, ASC headquarters; Deno Burton, 403rd Army Field Support Brigade, Korea; and Patrick McGarry, 407th AFSB, Fort Hood, Texas. (Photo by Dawn Marie Barnett, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

RIA SAMC inducts new members

Sgt. 1st Class Darrell Buck, Army Sustainment Command, stands with his wife, Jasmin Buck, and daughter, Maya Buck; Command Sgt. Maj. James Spencer, ASC senior enlisted adviser; and D. Scott Welker, deputy to the commander, ASC, after being inducted into the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club during a ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Aug. 12. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

VIDEO REPORT: 2 civilians, 2 Soldiers retire in quarterly RIA ceremony

Brig. Gen. Kristin French, commanding general, Joint Munitions Command, congratulates Master Sgt. William Lunsford, G1 Manpower Office, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, following a retirement and retreat ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 31 in Heritage Hall. Two civilians and two Soldiers were honored in the quarterly ceremony. Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs, files this video report. (Photo by Tony Lopez, JMC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

403rd AFSB honors deputy to the commander at retirement ceremony

William Rutherford III cuts a cake commemorating his 46 years of service to the U.S Army. He is joined by Col. Jordan Chroman (left), commander of the 403rd AFSB, and Command Sgt. Maj. Dexter Speights. (Photo by Cpl. Yeo Ju-Sung, 403rd AFSB) Click here for the full article.

402nd AFSB receives new leadership in Kuwait

Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command (right), passes the brigade colors to Col. Robert Dawson, incoming commander of the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, during a change of command ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, July 10. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Annette Simon, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

401st AFSB welcomes new command team

Brig. Gen. Donnie Walker, commanding general of 1st Theater Sustainment Command (Forward)/3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), passes the 401st Army Field Support Brigade colors to incoming commander Col. Matthew Ferguson July 31 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The outgoing commander Col. Edward Burke (right) observes as he takes part in this long-held tradition in command changes. (Photo by Sharonda Pearson, AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

JMC hosts quarterly RIA Retirement & Retreat Ceremony

Brig. Gen. Kristin French (left), commanding general, Joint Munitions Command, and JMC’s Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony Bryant (right), gather with the four retirees and their families who were honored in Rock Island Arsenal’s quarterly Retirement and Retreat Ceremony July 31 in Heritage Hall. JMC hosted the ceremony. (Photo by Tony Lopez, JMC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC sweeps AMC ‘Best Warrior’ competition

Pfc. Davonta Colflesh (left), 403rd Army Field Support Brigade, and Staff Sgt. Kevin A. Hopson, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, pose with Army Materiel Command’s top-ranking noncommissioned officer, Command Sgt. Maj. James Sims at the “Best Warrior” competition awards luncheon at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 29. (Photo by Dawn Marie Barnett, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Army Field Support Battalion–Germany conducts change of command ceremony

Col. Christopher Roscoe, commander of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade, passes the Army Field Support Battalion–Germany colors to Lt. Col. Steven Schultz, incoming commander, during a change of command ceremony in Vilseck, Germany, July 18. (Photo by Steven Stanfill, 405th AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

407th Army Field Support Brigade welcomes new leaders

(From left) Col. Steven Allen, outgoing commander of the 407th Army Field Support Brigade, Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command, and incoming 407th AFSB Commander, Col. Steven DeBusk, salute during the unit’s change of command and assumption of responsibility ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, July 24. (Photo by Jeffery Kent, 407th AFSB) Click here for the full article.

Last sets of eyes are first line of defense

Spc. Emily E. Chappell, an Elizabethtown, Kentucky native, conducts a customs inspection on robotics equipment Jul. 22 at the 3-401st Army Field Support Battalion Logistics Task Force Bagram Redistribution Property Assistance Team area. Customs inspections ensure that agricultural threats and invasive species are not introduced into ecosystems in the United States. Click here for the full article.

Army Field Support Battalion-Kuwait welcomes new leader

Col. James Kinkade, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade commander, passes the Army Field Support Battalion – Kuwait colors to the incoming commander, Lt. Col. Earl Schonberg Jr., during a change of command ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, July 2. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Annette Simon, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

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