Michael Freeman and Ken Richardson, TARP, conduct a quality assurance check on a tire at the Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, TARP facility. The color guard marches in for ceremony. Retirement and Retreat. Army Sustainment Command CG and wife share holiday greetings. AFSBn-Afghanistan Change of Command. Pfc. Davonta Colflesh, competes in the Army Materiel Command’s Best Warrior Competition. Arrowhead Ranch. Wreaths Across America. Recycling used fuel saves money and the environment. Gen. Vincent Brooks receives briefing. Members of the 407th Army Field Support Battalion-Hood, gather for a photo after receiving a Fort Hood Hero Award Nov. 12. Soldiers and family members of the 402nd Army Field Support Battalion-Qatar conduct high intensity training at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar. CGs 90-day assessment. Col. Robert A. Dawson, commander, 402nd AFSB, awards Sgt. William J. Taylor the Army Commendation Medal. Maj. Larry Lara, 402nd AFSB-KU, briefs leaders of the 101st BSB at the Lot 58 Issue Yard, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Oct. 11. The nine Soldiers from AFSBn-KU, who participated in the Army Ten-Miler shadow run pose for a photo. The U.S. Army Vessel Contreras and her crew pull away from Yokohama North Dock, Japan. RIA observes NAIH. CASAs tour the island. Shown are ASC-ARE Soldiers in New Mexico.
Tire Repair Program saves money at Camp Arifjan

Michael Freeman (left) Tire Assembly Repair Program quality control technical inspector, and Ken Richardson, Tank-automotive and Armaments Command logistics assistance representative, conduct a quality assurance check on a tire at the Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, TARP facility. (Photo by Sgt. William Taylor, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

VIDEO REPORT: RIA honors 10 Soldiers and civilians in award, retirement & retreat ceremony

Four Soldiers and six civilians in four different commands were honored in an installation-wide award, retirement and retreat ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Dec. 11. Maj. Gen. General Kevin O’Connell, commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command and Rock Island Arsenal, hosted this ceremony. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the video.

10 Army members retire, ‘hall of fame’

U.S. Army Sustainment Command members and their families gather for a farewell photo. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

Army Sustainment Command CG and wife share holiday greetings

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Change of Command begins new organizational structure for AMC units in Afghanistan

Lt. Col. Mark W. Susnis accepts the Army Field Support Battalion - Afghanistan colors from Col. Matthew J. Ferguson, 401st Army Field Support Brigade commander, during a change of command ceremony Dec. 5 in which Susnis assumed command of the battalion from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Marvin L. Walker. Click here for the full article.

ASC Personality Spotlight: Pfc. Davonta Colflesh

Pfc. Davonta Colflesh, Logistics Readiness Center-Daegu, 403rd Army Field Support Brigade, headquartered at Camp Henry, South Korea, competes in the Army Materiel Command’s Best Warrior Competition at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, home of Army Sustainment Command. (Photo by Jon Connor, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC Soldiers offer mentorship to at-risk youth

Michael Walls, of Rock Island, Illinois, and Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy Ray, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, participate in firefighting activities at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Dec. 5. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Wreaths Across America delivers to RIA

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command and Rock Island Arsenal, stands with Aaron Tennant, president and CEO of Tennant Truck Lines, Inc., and Lt. Col. Tom Nielsen, commander, Moline Civil Air Patrol, Dec. 5, during an event to promote a wreath-laying ceremony at Rock Island National Cemetery on Dec. 13. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

Potential pollutants become useful energy

Drums of used oil are loaded onto a truck at an Army Field Support Battalion-Bagram yard to be taken by an AC First safety coordinator to the hazardous materials yard operated by Logistics Civil Augmentation Program contractor Fluor. Reusable petroleum, oil and lubricants, will be filtered and used as a supplemental fuel source at the solid waste incinerator. Fluor also operates similar programs at Jalalabad/Fenty, Marmal and Dahlke in Afghanistan. (Photo by Patrick LeBlanc, AFSBn-Bagram Safety) Click here for the full article.

Army Pacific leaders tour Japan's Yokohama North Dock

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Rick Deans (right), AFSBn-NEA, briefs Gen. Vincent Brooks, commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific, and Maj. Gen. James Boozer, commanding general, U.S. Army Japan, on LCU-2000 operations as Col. Jordan Chroman (left), commander, 403rd AFSB, looks on aboard the USAV Cedar Run (LCU 2010) at Yokohama North Dock, Japan. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Ruben Caballero, AFSBn-NEA) Click here for the full article.

407th AFSBn-Hood receives award for community efforts, fiscal savings

From left: Sabrina Nero, Kevin Smith, Maj. Marta Hiraldo, Carlos Eversley, Helen Baines, Cavin Russell, Master Sgt. Manuel Cordero, and Lt. Col. Tacildayus Andrews, 407th Army Field Support Battalion-Hood, 407th Army Field Support Brigade, gather for a photo after receiving a Fort Hood Hero Award Nov. 12. (Photo by Allen Leboeuf, AFSBn-Hood) Click here for the full article.

Army Field Support Battalion-Qatar takes PT to a new level

Soldiers and family members of the 402nd Army Field Support Battalion-Qatar conduct high intensity training at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, Oct. 4. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Bobby Thomas, AFSBn-QA) Click here for the full article.

ASC CG gives command 90-day assessment

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, shares his 90-day assessment with ASC civilians and Soldiers during a town hall meeting at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Nov. 25. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

Taylor named 402nd AFSB’s NCO of the quarter, receives officer selection board nod

Col. Robert A. Dawson, commander, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, awards Sgt. William J. Taylor, 402nd AFSB public affairs noncommissioned officer-in-charge, the Army Commendation Medal for winning the noncommissioned officer of the quarter board Nov. 7, 2014 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. (Photo by Ronnie M. Davis, 402nd AFSB) Click here for the full article.

101st BSB learns why APS-5 means ‘Ready to Fight’

Maj. Larry Lara, 402nd Army Field Support Battalion-Kuwait support operations officer, briefs key leaders of the 101st Brigade Support Battalion at the Lot 58 Issue Yard, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Oct. 11. (Photo by Sgt. William Taylor, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

AFSBn-Kuwait Soldiers participate in Army Ten-Miler shadow run

The nine Soldiers from the Army Field Sustainment Battalion – Kuwait, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, who participated in the Army Ten-Miler pose for a picture prior to the start of the race at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Oct. 12. (Courtesy photo) Click here for the full article.

APS-4 partners U.S. Army Pacific for PULSE-W Exercise

The U.S. Army Vessel Contreras (LCU 2015) and her crew from the 97th Transportation Company, Fort Eustis, Virginia, pull away from Yokohama North Dock, Japan enroute to Naha Port, Okinawa as part of PULSE-W II. (Photo by Chief Warrant Officer 4 Rick Deans, ASFBn-NEA.) Click here for the full article.

National American Indian Heritage Month Observance

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, presents Lt. Col. Tracey Clyde, First U.S. Army and guest speaker, a plaque in appreciation for his participation in the Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, National American Indian Heritage observance in Heritage Hall at the Arsenal, Nov. 21. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

CASAs visit Rock Island Arsenal

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, talks with J. Daniel McGowan (left), Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, Iowa, and Keith Pritchard, CASA, Missouri (West), during a luncheon at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Nov. 21. In the background are John Newman (left), retired Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Army, and Dr. Michal Ayers, CASA, Illinois (South). (Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs Office) Click here for the full article.

ASC-ARE Soldiers participate in NIE exercise in Southwest

Army Sustainment Command-Army Reserve Element Soldiers provided valuable support during a Network Integration Evaluation exercise, Oct. 9 – Nov. 2, across three locations in the U.S. Southwest. This photo was taken Oct. 27 at the Logistics Readiness Center, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. (Photo by Chief Warrant Officer 5 John Sally, LRC-WSMR) Click here for the full article.

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