Maj. Gen. Kevin O'Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, held a town hall meeting for ASC headquarters personnel in Heritage Hall, here, Sept. 1 Delllamonica Awards 407th Army Field Support Brigade Family Readiness group leader Kristina DeBusk and Sgt. 1st Class Devereaux Kelly, the 407th AFSB’s acting command sergeant major, presented Travis Knight and Lionel Collins from the local Armed Forces Youth Men’s Christian Association with a certificate of appreciation, here, Aug. 19 Lt. Col. Tacildayus Andrews relinquished command of Army Field Support Battalion-Hood to Lt. Col. Michael Moore during a change of command ceremony, here, Aug. 14 U.S. Army Sustainment Command’s Equal Opportunity Office held an observance honoring Women’s Equality Day for Rock Island Arsenal, here, Aug. 26 Soldier’s daughter joins him in serving the nation Members of the Logistics Readiness Center-Hood participated in a “back to school” drive to support the local community and provide school supplies to those associated with the Killeen Housing Authority, here, Aug. 13 Soldiers from U.S. Army Sustainment Command and First U.S. Army spent the day with World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans during the first flightless Honor Flight, here, Aug. 17 AFSBn-Afghanistan change of command between Susnis and Miller Members of Rock Island Arsenal and the Quad Cities community celebrated, recognized and honored the “Spirit of ‘45” during a ceremony at Rock Island National Cemetery, Aug. 16 Fifteen Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army visited the Quad Cities and Rock Island Arsenal for the first Central Region Conference, Aug. 11 - 12 One ceremony encompassed a change of command, change of responsibility and change of mission for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade here July 16 O’Connell presents Legion of Merit to 401st AFSB command team The 404th Army Field Support Brigade welcomed their new senior leader during a change of command ceremony at the Washington National Guard Readiness Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, July 31 The Army Field Support Battalion-Korea welcomed the 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (Black Jack) and the 2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery Regiment (Deep Strike) to Camp Casey, Korea, July 2, as the newest Korea Rotational Forces The Department of the Army Food Management Assistance Team recently visited the Logistics Readiness Center-Honshu, 403rd AFSB, to evaluate the current food program at the Camp Zama DFAC 402nd Uncasing Awards
ASC CG gives global update at town hall

Maj. Gen. Kevin O'Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks during the ASC headquarters’ town hall meeting at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Sept 1. (Photo by Kevin Fleming, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Schulz and Utzig honored with prestigious AMC Dellamonica Award

Maj. Gen. Kevin G. O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, presents Martin Utzig with the prestigious Dellamonica Award at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Sept. 1. The award is presented annually to senior personnel in recognition of their contributions to Army Materiel Command. (Photo by Kevin Fleming, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

407th AFSB recognizes local YMCA

Sgt. 1st Class Devereaux Kelly, acting command sergeant major, and Kristina DeBusk, family readiness group leader, both of the 407th Army Field Support Brigade, present Travis Knight and Lionel Collins of the Killeen Armed Forces Youth Men’s Christian Association with a certificate of appreciation at Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 19. (Photo by Jeffery Kent, 407th AFSB) Click here for the full article.

AFSBn-Hood welcomes new commander

Master Sgt. Steven Byrd, NCOIC, Army Field Support Battalion-Hood, passes the unit colors to Lt. Col. Tacildayus Andrews, outgoing commander, AFSBn-Hood, during a change of command ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 14. (Photo by Jeffery Kent, 407th AFSB) Click here for the full article.

Local QCA celeb speaks at RIA observance

Paula Sands, lead anchor, KWQC-TV6 News, and Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, cut a cake with an Army saber during the Women’s Equality Day Observance at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Aug. 26. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Soldier’s daughter joins him in serving the nation

Pvt. Nikita Robinson stands with her basic drill sergeants at her graduation at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, July 17. (Photo courtesy of Sgt. 1st Class Harold Robinson) Click here for the full article.

LRC-Hood personnel volunteer in local community

Luke Cowart (left), property book officer, Logistics Readiness Center-Hood, and Alfonso Lombardo (center), logistics support analyst, LRC-Hood, provide school supplies to children during a “back to school” drive at Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 13. (Photo by Jeffery Kent, 407th AFSB) Click here for the full article.

RIA Soldiers participate in first ‘flightless’ Honor Flight

Bert Chelf, a Korean War veteran is escorted by Capt. Paul Petersen, unit integrator, Distribution Management Center, to a memorial observance at the Rock Island National Cemetery during the first flightless Honor Flight, Aug. 17. Chelf served in the 82nd Airborne Division from 1954-1956. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Susnis hands over command of AFSBn-Afghanistan

Lt. Col. Mark W. Susnis, Army Field Support Battalion-Afghanistan, passes the battalion colors to Col. Christopher L. Day, 401st AFSB commander during a change of command ceremony Aug. 5 at battalion headquarters. Sgt. Maj. Tyrone P. Legier, AFSBn-AFG senior noncommissioned officer (left foreground) and Lt. Col. Samuel S. Miller, incoming AFSBn-AFG commander (right foreground) look on. Click here for the full article.

RIA, Quad Cities honor Spirit of ‘45 in ceremony

Harry Hansen, a 94-year-old World War II veteran visits his younger brother’s grave before the Spirit of ‘45 memorial ceremony at the Rock Island Arsenal National Cemetery, Aug. 16. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

CASA members hold regional conference in the Quad Cities

George Eaton, command historian, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, leads visiting Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army on a tour of the Arsenal of Innovation exhibit at the Putnam Museum in Davenport, Iowa, Aug. 11. (Photo by Kevin Fleming, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Change of command, responsibility and mission for 401st AFSB

Col. Matthew J. Ferguson (right), outgoing 401st Army Field Support Brigade commander, and Maj. Gen. Kevin J. O’Connell (left), U.S. Army Sustainment Command commanding general, look on as Col. Christopher L. Day (center, left), 401st Army Field Support Brigade commanding officer, passes the brigade colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel L. Sheward II (center, right), 401st AFSB senior non-commissioned officer, at the conclusion of a change of command ceremony July 16 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. (Photo by Summer Barkley, 401st AFSB) Click here for the full article.

Legion of Merit for 401st AFSB command team

Major General Kevin G. O’Connell (left), U.S. Army Sustainment Command commanding general congratulates Col. Matthew J. Ferguson (right), 401st Army Field Support Brigade commander on receiving the Legion of Merit during an awards ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait July 16. The award was presented in recognition of Ferguson’s achievements during his year in command of 401st Army Field Support Brigade. Ferguson’s next assignment will be with Army G4, Planning and Operations. (Photo by Summer Barkley, 401st AFSB) Click here for the full article.

404th AFSB welcomes new commander

Col. Sydney Smith, an Abingdon, Virginia native, accepts the unit colors from Maj. Gen. Kevin O'Connell, commanding general, ASC, during a ceremony signifying her role as the new commander of the 404th AFSB, JBLM. Smith, no stranger to JBLM, said she was glad to be back and to take command of the 404th AFSB. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Trish McMurphy, 28th Public Affairs Detachment) Click here for the full article.

403rd Army Field Support Brigade supports KRF

Camp Casey, Korea: Members of the AFSBn-Korea’s Logistics Readiness Center-Red Cloud, driver’s testing office recently provided technical and administrative support to master drivers and Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division at Camp Casey, Korea. Click here for the full article.

Army Food Management Assistance Team visits LRC-Honshu

From left: 1st Sgt. Deon Cain, chief culinary management NCO, DA-G4; Sgt. Maj. Ricky Gaines, culinary management sergeant major, DA G-4; Alan Domingo, DFAC manager, LRC-Honshu; Chief Warrant Officer 4 Anita Williams, management assistance division, DA G-4; Brad Richardson, food program manager, LRC-Honshu; and Roderick Piggott, facilities and equipment specialist, DA G-4, pose for a picture upon completion of the Camp Zama Dining Facility evaluation, June 10. (Photo courtesy of 403rd AFSB) Click here for the full article.

Sustainers join Pacific Ohana after 8-year mission deviation

Maj. Gen. Kevin O'Connell, the Army Sustainment Command commanding general, passes the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade colors to Col. Anthony McQueen, the incoming 402nd commander, signifying his acceptance of command of the unit at the Historic Palm Circle gazebo, Fort Shafter, Aug. 3. This is the first 402nd change of command and responsibility ceremony held outside of the Army Central Command area of responsibility. The change of command and responsibility signifies the relinquishment of control from the outgoing command team to the incoming command team. Click here for the full article.

Dedicated Service

Col. Richard Menhart, 406th Army Field Support Brigade commander, and David Monkowski, Logistics Readiness Center-Jackson director, present LRC-Jackson employees with American flags for continued dedicated service to the federal government, July7. (Courtesy photo) Click here for the full article.

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