Howard J. Mayhew describes rail safety procedures. Kristiansen receives Superior Civilian Service Award at end of 43-year career. Col. Steven S. DeBusk (left), commander, 407th AFSB meets with Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche during his visit to Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 10-11. ASC-ARED, Fort Hood Detachment, Soldiers conduct range qualification at the Blackgap M16 Range, Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 7. The first black U.S. Navy submarine commander speaks about some of the racial issues he encountered during his career. 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.
407th Army Field Support Brigade conducts inaugural Rail Safety Course

Howard J. Mayhew (left), Transportation Corps, Department of Defense, describes rail safety procedures during training at Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 26. (Photo by Jeffery Kent, 407th AFSB) Click here for the full article.

Kristiansen caps 43-year career with Superior Civilian Service award

Sandra E. Kristiansen, a logistics management specialist with the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Theater Provided Equipment Team, receives a Superior Civilian Service Medal from Chief Warrant Officer 5 Michael Peavley, 401st AFSB Theater Provided Equipment responsible officer, during an awards ceremony BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan, Feb. 15. Kristiansen is retiring after 43 years of service as a Department of the Army Civilian. (Photo by Clayton L. Harrington) Click here for the full article.

Incoming AMC deputy CG visits 407th AFSB

Col. Steven S. DeBusk (left), commander, 407th Army Field Support Brigade, discusses the unit’s mission with Maj. Gen. (P) Larry D. Wyche during his visit to Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 10-11. Wyche has been named the incoming deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command. (Photo by Jeffery Kent, 407th AFSB) Click here for the full article.

ASC-ARE, Fort Hood Detachment, conducts M16 qualification

U.S. Army Sustainment Command - Army Reserve Element, Fort Hood Detachment, augmenting the “Mighty” 407th Army Field Support Brigade, conduct range qualification at the Blackgap M16 Range, Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 7. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Catherine Gibson, ASC-ARE, Fort Hood Detachment) Click here for the full article.

First black submarine commander discusses racial issues during career

Maj. Gen. Kevin O’Connell, commanding general, ASC, awards a plaque to retired Navy Capt. C.A. “Pete” Tzomes during the Black History Month Observance at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Feb 25. (Photo by Justin Graff, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

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.

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