ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL

JMC Assumption of Command Ceremony, 14 June 2018

Story by Dorianne Whipple on 06/14/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - The Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command and Joint Munitions Command held an Assumption of Command Ceremony here, June 14, at Heritage Hall. Col. Michelle M.T. Letcher assumed the responsibility as the senior leader of the JM&L
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Exercise the options

RDECOM utilizes Pacific Pathways deployments to conduct operational tests on three new technologies. by Ms. Argie Sarantinos-Perrin While the Army began Pacific Pathways in 2014 to build and sustain readiness in the Asia-Pacific region, the multinational exercises have acquired an additional mission: experimentation. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering
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First Army hosts its inaugural warrant officer summit

Story by Warren Marlow on 05/29/2018 "This is the 100th year anniversary of the warrant officer and it falls in line with First Army being 100 years old," said Chief Warrant Officer 5 Darryl Sams, a First Army personnel management officer. And for the first time in those 100 years,
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Army recruits embrace military team at RIA

Story by SFC Meillettis Patton on 05/24/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. "The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." This quote by American author Mark Twain was echoed to Army recruits during their visit here, May 17.
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RIA-JMTC visits, collaborates with Chicago-based manufacturing hub

Story by Kimberly Conrad on 05/21/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - Key personnel from Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center visited the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute May 11 to gain a better understanding of the manufacturing hub located in Chicago. The Department of Defense has provided
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Event stresses importance of teamwork in tackling mental health issues

Story by Paul Levesque on 05/21/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. To anyone reading this who's struggling with mental health issues, please hear and believe this: You are not alone. That's the message sent out at a training event that took place here May 17 at Heritage Hall. The event, titled
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Fit Food Challenge' completed; healthier lifestyle changes continue

Story by Paul Levesque on 05/18/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Illinois Employees from Headquarters, U.S. Army Sustainment Command and other organizations based on Rock Island Arsenal gathered at the Lock and Dam Lounge here May 14 to celebrate the completion of the "Fit Food Challenge." The eight-week initiative, which began March
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Ordnance welcomes new commander

Story by Dani Johnson on 05/09/2018 The U.S. Army Ordnance School (ODS) welcomed a new commandant and Chief of Ordnance in a change of command ceremony May 8 at Whittington Field, Fort Lee, Virginia. During the ceremony, the current Chief of Ordnance and ODS Commandant, Brig. Gen. David Wilson, relinquished
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Laskodi announced as next commander of Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command

Story by Emily Tsambiras on 05/08/2018 Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi has been announced as the next commanding general, Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command, Joint Munitions Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois. The Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command
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3rd Annual Adjutants General Summit works to build strength

Story by SGT Aaron Berogan on 04/30/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. The room was filled with indistinct chatter interrupted only by subtle laughter as members of the First Army team met for the Adjutants General Summit here from April 17-18, 2018. While many in attendance knew one another, the summit
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Army promotes father, daughter on same day

Story by Kevin Fleming on 04/17/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- A scheduling coincidence and delayed paperwork led to the rare occasion of father-daughter simultaneous promotions March 30 here at the U.S. Army Sustainment Command Headquarters, Building 390. Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jeff Lein was promoted to chief warrant officer
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