Rock Island Arsenal

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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Vietnam War commander shares heroic story of resilience

Story by Linda Lambiotte on 04/16/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Not all heroes can be spotted right away. William "Bill" Albracht is living proof of this. The G-1 (Human Resources) Wellness Division hosted a real-time resilience program event featuring Albracht as the main speaker here, April 11. Born and raised
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Army Under Secretary RIA Visit 2018

Story by Greg Wilson on 04/13/2018 Rock Island Arsenal was the destination today for Army Under Secretary Ryan McCarthy, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois Congresswoman Sheri Bustos and General Gustave Perna, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command. They received a briefing from the commanding general of the Army
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RIA leaders, local community creating culture of trust in workplace

ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Soldiers, Army civilians and representatives of local agencies gathered to support the Rock Island Arsenal kickoff for this year's National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, April 2 at Heritage Hall here. Maj. Gen. Duane Gamble, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command and senior missio
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RIA observes National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Story by Linda Lambiotte on 04/04/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- More than 100 people including local residents, area politicians, and military leaders gathered at the Rock Island National Cemetery March 29 here to honor those who served during the Vietnam War. National Vietnam War Veterans Day was established March
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Set yourself up for success, apply for SETM/ETM programs

Story by Kevin Fleming on 03/28/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Through advanced Army civilian training, there are ways to broaden your experience and become more marketable. Senior leaders at the U.S. Army Sustainment Command want ASC employees interested in furthering their careers to apply for the various training opportunities offered
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ASC Wellness Division seeks to make lives better

Story by Linda Lambiotte on 03/22/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. The U.S. Army Sustainment Command G1 Wellness Division is working to spread awareness for the different services and programs offered by their department, here. The staff's goal is to encourage employees to lead healthy lifestyles. The staff makes recommendations and
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Students learn about logistics during job shadow opportunity

Story by Michael Bassett on 03/14/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Students from Pleasant Valley High School, Bettendorf, Iowa, participated in a job shadowing opportunity hosted by the U.S. Army Sustainment Command here, March 2. Hayden Guenzler and Gavin Smith, both juniors interested in business, logistics and supply management, shadowed Richard
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Rock Island Arsenal bids farewell to nine outstanding DoD teammates

Story by Linda Lambiotte on 03/12/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. The U.S. Army Sustainment Command hosted the quarterly Rock Island Arsenal Retirement and Retreat Ceremony honoring six Soldiers and three Army civilian employees, totaling 271 years of service to the nation at Heritage Hall here, March 8. RIA conducts retirement
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ASC employees invited to take the Fit Food Challenge'

Story by Paul Levesque on 03/09/2018 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Illinois Ah food! Glorious food! Who among us doesn't enjoy sitting down to good meal and enjoying it to the last bite? But the sheer pleasure of eating sometimes seems out of place in a society apparently obsessed with the impact
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