ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL

Reform effort nets Army $320 million as EAGLE gets SecArmy award

Story by Kevin Fleming on 12/03/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. A team of logistics and contracting professionals at the U.S. Army Sustainment Command was honored with a 2017 Secretary of the Army Award for Excellence in Contracting in Alexandria, Virginia, Nov. 29. The Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise (EAGLE) Busine
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Gen. Perna visits ASC as command takes new shape

Story by Kevin Fleming on 11/29/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Gen. Gustave F. Perna, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, met with top leaders of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command to discuss logistics readiness, reform and personnel management during his quarterly update, Nov. 28, here. Army Secretary Mark Esper's to
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Historical Clock Regains its "Tick Tock"

Story by Samantha Heilig on 11/06/2018 After nearly a year and a half, the clock atop the Rock Island District's historical Clock Tower Building began ticking again in late September when it received needed repairs from a skilled caretaker who had previously retired. The 150-year-old mechanism had been on the
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First Army welcomes new commanding general

Story by Warren Marlow on 10/30/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Lt. Gen. Thomas S. James Jr. became the 39th First Army commanding general during an assumption of command ceremony on Oct. 29 here on Memorial Field. Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, U.S. Army Forces Command acting commanding general, hosted the ceremony
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First Army hosts medical summit

Story by Warren Marlow on 10/30/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. First Army brought its brigade medical teams here Aug. 23-24 for a summit to give them the tools to better carry out their mission. Attendees sharpened their casualty treatment skills and heard from Brig. Gen. Jill Farris, U.S. Army assistant
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Rock Island Arsenal Senior Commander Unveils Changes to Signs

Story by Lonnie Collier on 10/22/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - Maj. Gen. Duane A. Gamble, senior commander of Rock Island Arsenal, unveiled a new base sign with new wording here, Oct. 19. The signs, which had been present since 2014, were changed to reflect the overall mission and lineage
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RIA-JMTC hosts AMC Summit, discuss additive manufacturing way forward

Story by Debralee Best on 10/22/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. As 3D printing solutions become more of a reality for Army readiness, leaders from throughout the Army's Organic Industrial Base discussed how to move forward with roles and responsibilities for additive manufacturing. The Rock Island Arsenal - Joint Manufacturing and
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Panel focuses on art, science of sustainment

Story by Kimberly Hanson on 10/10/2018 The ability to give maneuver commanders what they need when they need it is the true task of Army logisticians, said Army Materiel Command's top leader during an Association of the United States Army panel on Sustaining the Force, Oct. 9. "This is the
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Secretary of the Navy visits AMC, SMDC

Story by Jason Cutshaw on 09/19/2018 REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama The Navy's top civilian leader looked through the Army lens to explore solutions to military challenges and to forge partnerships in shared endeavors. Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer visited leaders at the Army Materiel Command and U.S. Army Space
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Arsenal joins community in remembering 9/11 attacks, honoring the fallen

Story by Linda Lambiotte on 09/13/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. As dawn approached, Quad Cities community members and Rock Island Arsenal military and civilian personnel gathered at Memorial Field Sept. 11 to honor those whose lives were lost during the terrorist attacks that took place 17 years ago. Approximately 300
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First Army hosts legal summit

Story by Warren Marlow on 08/21/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. First Army brought its headquarters, brigade, and battalion legal team members together to better equip them to carry out their duties during the third annual First Army Legal Summit here Aug. 14-16. The approximately 35 attendees were staff judge advocates,
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