American flag blows in the wind. Croatia buys MRAPs from U.S. Soldiers move computers for donation. Recent Tactical Combatives Course graduates share a moment. BLST members operate a radio during competition. The U.S. flag is raised at the dedication ceremony for new U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 5, 2009. BLST members transport casualty. ASC CG speaks at Chamber banquet. Quad Cities area mayors visit RIA. Gen. Dennis Via, AMC CG, provides opening remarks as Maj. Gen. John Wharton, ASC CG looks on during a roundtable meeting at RIA March 31. LT. Col. Marc Staats conducts briefing. Graduates gather with instructors at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. RIA observes Women’s History Month. Judith Morrell, director of the Davenport Civil Rights Commission, speaks at the ASC Women’s History Month observance March 26.
ASC offers National anthem with visuals of American flag

VIDEO: Do you have an event that requires the National anthem being sung? If so, you may use this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNmFkWn6_dU&feature=youtu.be The link is also available at the ASC Facebook page and ASC YouTube – both found on the ASC homepage. Click here for the full article.

AFSBn-Italy prepares MRAPs for transfer to Croatia

Croatian soldiers stand next to 30 Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles purchased from the U.S. government through the Foreign Military Sales program at a ceremony in Croatia, April 7. The U.S. Army halted production and use of this model last year. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Embassy, Croatia) Click here for the full article.

RIA donates 78 computers to local area school

VIDEO REPORT: The Department of Defense Computers for Learning Program is alive and well at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., as demonstrated April 15 when All Saints Catholic School of Davenport, Iowa became the most recent recipient. Here, Soldiers from the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club load up a vehicle with computers onward bound to a local school. ASC's Public Affairs Specialist Jon Micheal Connor files this report. (Photo by Eric Cramer, Garrison Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC graduates 5 Soldiers in Tactical Combatives Course

The five students of the Tactical Combatives Course share a moment prior to the graduation ceremony beginning April 11 at the Physical Fitness Center, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. The course lasts 80 hours taught in a two-week timeframe. (Photo by Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Fort Drum team takes 1st place in BLST Olympics hosted by 406th AFSB

Brigade Logistics Support Team Maj. Jason Cole and Mike Ahrens from Fort Campbell, Ky., operate a Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio during the 406th Army Field Support Brigade BLST Olympics at Fort Bragg, N.C., March 25-28. BLSTs were tested in events like combat lifesaver lanes, land navigation, Blue Force Tracker and also took written examinations. (Photo by Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods, 40th Public Affairs Detachment) Click here for the full article.

ASC’s LOGCAP support comes to an end in Iraq

The U.S. flag is raised at the dedication ceremony for new U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 5, 2009. Under LOGCAP, including LOGCAP IV that provided support to the U.S. Department of State in Iraq, 88.6 million bags of laundry have been cleaned, 1.2 billion meals prepared, 239.7 million patrons visited MWR (Morale, Welfare and Recreation) facilities, 471.7 million pounds of mail handled, 27.7 billion gallons of water produced, 268.5 million tons of ice produced at nine ice plants, 8 billion gallons of fuel issued (bulk/retail), and 175.2 million miles driven in support of forces. Click here for the full article.

406th AFSB hosts BLST Olympics at Fort Bragg

VIDEO REPORT: Maj. Benjamin Kilgore and Tom Gordon prepare to transport a casualty out of the line of fire during the 406th Army Field Support Brigade BLST Olympics at Fort Bragg, N.C., March 25-28. Army Sgt. William Gore, 40th Public Affairs Detachment, files this report. (Photo by Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods, 40th PAD) Click here for the full article.

ASC CG addresses local business execs, government officials

Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general of U.S. Army Sustainment Command and senior mission commander of Rock Island Arsenal, speaks during the Quad Cities Chamber Executives Club breakfast at the iWireless Center in Moline, Ill., April 4. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC command team hosts mayors from Quad Cities area

Rock Island Arsenal senior leadership and Quad Cities area mayors gather on the steps of Quarters One at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., April 2. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Wright, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC touts capabilities, achievements to AMC leadership at roundtable

Gen. Dennis Via, Army Materiel Command commanding general, provides opening remarks as Maj. Gen. John Wharton, Army Sustainment Command commanding general and RIA senior mission commander, looks on during a roundtable discussion featuring military and civilian senior leaders from both commands at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. March 31. (Photo by Galen Putnam, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Hon. Shyu and Gen. Via tour 402nd AFSB in Kuwait

Lt. Col. Marc Staats (right), commander, Army Field Support Battalion-Kuwait, briefs the Hon. Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology) and Army acquisition executive, and Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general, Army Materiel Command, March 16, at the battalion’s retrograde operations in Lot 30 – an area used to store retrograde equipment. (Photo by 1st Lt. Ryan Seidner, AFSBn-Kuwait) Click here for the full article.

Newly certified SARCs, victim advocates, head back to units in support of SHARP

Newly certified SHARP Sexual Assault Response Coordinators and Victim Advocates of USARCENT SHARP CLASS 14-11, gather with their instructors after their graduation ceremony Feb. 21 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Annette Simon, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

Women’s History Month guest speaker addresses gender pay inequities

VIDEO REPORT: Every year, the nation remembers women who have and are making huge differences in society. At Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., the Army Sustainment Command sponsored an installation-wide Women’s History Month observance March 26 that discussed pay discrimination. Jon Micheal Connor, ASC Public Affairs, files this video report. (Photo by Galen Putnam, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

ASC women’s observance focuses on fight against pay discrimination

Judith Morrell, director of the Davenport Civil Rights Commission, speaks at the Women’s History Month observance hosted by Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal’s Heritage Hall March 26. (Photo by Galen Putnam, ASC Public Affairs) Click here for the full article.

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