Rock Island Arsenal

First Army Soldier earns membership in elite Army club

Story by SGT Aaron Berogan on 02/12/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. "No one is more professional than I." The first words of the Noncommissioned Officer Creed are the basis of what it takes to become a member of a very exclusive Army club. "I've always known about (the Sergeant Audie
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Arbuckle revolutionized global logistics

Story by Cherish Gilmore on 02/12/2018 REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A retired two-star general known for revolutionizing how the Army Materiel Command provides global logistics has been inducted into the AMC Hall of Fame. Maj. Gen. Joseph Arbuckle was among six new members inducted to AMC's Hall of Fame by
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Arbuckle revolutionized global logistics

Story by Cherish Gilmore on 02/12/2018 A retired two-star general known for revolutionizing how the Army Materiel Command provides global logistics has been inducted into the AMC Hall of Fame. Maj. Gen. Joseph Arbuckle was among six new members inducted to AMC's Hall of Fame by Army Materiel Command Commander
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Iowa native recalls dangers, marching with MLK Jr. during civil rights movement

Story by Warren Marlow on 02/09/2018 In his opening remarks, First Army Deputy Commanding General for Support, Maj. Gen. Chris Gentry, noted that Patti Miller -- a white woman from the Midwest -- could have stayed safely on the sidelines. "Patti's story is a remarkable journey of selfless service," Gentry
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Latest quality standard certification achieved at RIA-JMTC

Story by Kimberly Conrad on 01/25/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - Just shy of one year after preparations began, Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center achieved certification in the newest International Organization for Standards quality standard, ISO 9001:2015. RIA-JMTC, a U.S. Army metal manufacturing Arsenal providing readiness solutio
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ASC employees engage leadership at forums

Story by Kevin Fleming on 01/25/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Leadership at the U.S. Army Sustainment Command has implemented several ways for employees to have their voices heard, some directly to the highest levels. As part of this effort, Michael Hutchison, deputy to the commander, ASC, has implemented a schedule
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Minority College Relations Program enhances diversity with addition of honored' new interns

Story by Michael Bassett on 01/24/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Recent graduates from 10 universities across the country received warm welcomes from U.S. Army Sustainment Command staff as they arrived to begin their civil service internships thanks to the Minority College Relations Program here, Jan. 16. The 15-week MCRP i
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RIA SHARP leaders focus on resources, coordination

Story by Kevin Fleming on 01/23/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention professionals met for training as a part of a renewed initiative to unify RIA's victim advocacy program, Jan. 17. The purpose of the training was to ensure all RIA SHARP professionals have the best
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RIA Museum director retires from dream job

Story by Linda Lambiotte on 12/22/2017 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Not everybody can say they were able to get a career out of their dream job. Kris Leinicke, director, Rock Island Arsenal Museum, actually got her chance. Leinicke is set to retire after serving for 34 years at the
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Equipping SFABs: A Rubik's Cube' of logistics

Story by Kevin Fleming on 12/21/2017 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Equipping the Army's newest Security Force Assistance Brigades involves detailed and challenging logistics across the Army that outsiders rarely see, according to officers at the U.S. Army Sustainment Command. The SFABs were established earlier in 2017 in an effort to
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Something wondrous to behold': A first-hand account of the Great American Eclipse of 2017

Story by Paul Levesque on 12/12/2017 I can't remember when I first became aware of the Great American Eclipse of 2017, but as soon as I did, I knew that I had to see it. First, a little background: I am a civilian public affairs specialist employed by the U.S.
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