U.S. Army Sustainment Command personnel learned about the history of Army logistics and the civilian education system during two separate Leadership Professional Development seminars at Heritage Hall, Rock Island Arsenal, June 16 The U.S. Army Sustainment Command's 2016 Journey To Leadership Tier II cohort stands together with program organizers after presenting their final projects and graduating at Rock Island Arsenal, June 9 Maj. General Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, joins Rock Island Arsenal leaders in a receiving line while welcoming Quad Cities community members and RIA personnel to the 2016 Army Birthday Ball in Bettendorf, Iowa, at the Waterfront Convention Center, June 17. The event included a receiving line, traditional toasts to the Army and others, a traditional Army flag streamer ceremony, and a ceremony honoring missing and fallen Soldiers LRC-Hood helps Fort Hood with base operations and logistics support INTERN TOUR Apache LRC-Hood carries out base operations and logistics support at Fort Hood, Texas Senior Army personnel and military contractors discussed the Army's declining financial resources, its increased operational requirements, and its continuing need for contracted support during the ninth annual Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium at the iWireless Center, May 25 LRC-Polk supports Fort Polk’s JRTC LRC-Polk supports Fort Polk’s Joint Readiness Training Center Memorial Day
History, education key subjects at leadership sessions

Kim Summers, director, Army Management Staff College, serves as the keynote speaker for June's senior-level Leadership Professional Development session at Heritage Hall, Rock Island Arsenal, June 16. (Photo by Kevin Fleming, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC's leadership class of 2016

The U.S. Army Sustainment Command's 2016 Journey To Leadership Tier II cohort stands together with program organizers after presenting their final projects and graduating at Rock Island Arsenal, June 9. About 50 people attended the presentation and ceremony, and 25 students graduated. According to program organizers, JTL is a development program ASC uses to prepare personnel for filling leadership positions as they become vacant. Click here for the full article.

241st Army Birthday Ball in Quad Cities

Maj. General Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, joins Rock Island Arsenal leaders in a receiving line while welcoming Quad Cities community members and RIA personnel to the 2016 Army Birthday Ball in Bettendorf, Iowa, at the Waterfront Convention Center, June 17. Click here for the full article.

Fort Hood's even greater thanks to its Logistics Readiness Center

VIDEO STORY: Help making Fort Hood "The Great Place" is Logistics Readiness Center-Hood. It’s here where LRC-Hood conducts the base operations and logistics support necessary to keep the largest active-duty armored post running. Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs, files this report. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the video.

403rd AFSB Korea University student interns visit Camp Humphreys

Johnnie Jones Jr. (left), Central Issue Facility manager, describes some of the protective gear issued to Soldiers. From left to right, Pfc. Joo Hyun Lee, Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army Soldier; and Korean University interns, Chae Yeong Noh and Yu Jung Lim are examining Small Arms Protective Insert plates. (Photo by Marlu Villarosa, 403rd AFSB) Click here for the full article.

Linking Research and Development to the operator

An AH-64D Apache helicopter prepares to fire on a target at the Multi-Purpose Range Complex, Republic of Korea. (Photo by Lt. Col. Marc Meeker, U.S. Forces Korea, Research Development and Engineering Command) Click here for the full article.

LRC-Hood help keeps Fort Hood ‘The Great Place’

Located in central Texas is one of the Army’s premier power projection platforms -- Fort Hood – also known as “The Great Place.” It is the largest active-duty armored post in the U.S. with 214,000 acres. It’s here where Logistics Readiness Center-Hood carries out the base operations and logistics support necessary to keep this famous installation running. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Army seeks small business partnerships at symposium

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell (center left), commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, meets with small business representatives during a networking break at the ninth annual Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium at the iWireless Center, Moline, Illinois, May 25. (Photo by Kevin Fleming, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Polk’s JRTC functions thanks to logistics readiness center

VIDEO REPORT: A Logistics Readiness Center employee cleans a Humvee as part of vehicle maintenance at Fort Polk, Louisiana. LRC-Polk carries out the base operations logistics support necessary to run the installation, the Joint Readiness Training Center and its subordinate elements. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the video.

LRC-Polk provides logistics for Joint Readiness Training Center, post units

Located in south central Louisiana is one of the Army’s premier training centers at Fort Polk, Louisiana. It is where the Joint Readiness Training Center trains infantry brigade task forces and their subordinate elements. And it is where Logistics Readiness Center-Polk carries out the base operations logistics support necessary to keep this installation of 200,000-plus acres running. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC speaks at area Memorial Day events

A young attendee gives a hug to Maj. Lanelle Pickett Jr. of ASC’s Distribution Management Center at the Galva Cemetery in Illinois following the Memorial Day ceremony May 30. Pickett served as the keynote speaker. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

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