ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL

JMTC returning to artillery manufacturing with XM35

Story by Debralee Best on 03/27/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. "Historically we're the Army's artillery builder," said Natalie Stevens, XM35 lead mechanical engineer, Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC). RIA-JMTC has been the original equipment manufacturer for a majority of artillery pieces in the Army's arsenal. Recently,
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First Army highlights training opportunities for Reserve Component

Story by Warren Marlow on 03/14/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Crucial training opportunities for Army National Guard and Army Reserve units, and the assistance First Army can offer those units, was the focus of a Training Support and Synchronization Working Group (TSSWG), held here March 5-8. The purpose was to
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LOGCAP Soldiers simulate program management skills at MacDill Air Force Base

Story by SFC Sheila Holifield on 03/01/2019 More than 25 Soldiers of the 1st and 2nd Logistics Civil Augmentation Program Support Battalions from Fort Belvoir, Virginia, put their program management skills to work during a mobilization exercise February 21-24 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. The exercise sought to mimic
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LOGCAP Soldiers simulate program management skills at MacDill Air Force Base

Story by SFC Sheila Holifield on 03/01/2019 More than 25 Soldiers of the 1st and 2nd Logistics Civil Augmentation Program Support Battalions from Fort Belvoir, Virginia, put their program management skills to work during a mobilization exercise Feb. 21-24 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. The exercise sought to mimic
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Reform efforts keep momentum as Gen. Perna visits ASC

Story by Kevin Fleming on 02/28/2019 Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. Gen. Gus Perna, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, discussed the synchronization of the Army materiel enterprise during a second-quarter update with leaders at the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, here, Feb. 26. Over the past year, AMC has changed drastically,
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1st TSC Looks to Additive Manufacturing as Key to Modernizing Existing Machinery

FORT KNOX, Ky. Additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3-D printing, was invented in the early 1980's. Almost 40 years later, additive manufacturing is emerging as an essential way to maintain U.S. Army materiel readiness. Lt. Col. Mike Mai, assistant chief of staff for the G-8, and Chief Warrant Officer 5
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NCO Spotlight Sgt. 1st Class Linda Hermesmeyer

Story by Galen Putnam on 02/25/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Sgt. 1st Class Linda Hermesmeyer, operations NCO for the U.S. Army Sustainment Command Headquarters Command Group, was inducted into the Rock Island Arsenal Chapter of the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club here Feb. 22. Hometown: Amarillo, TX How long have
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Arsenal welcomes prominent civilian course for first time

Story by Linda Lambiotte on 02/22/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. The U.S. Army Sustainment Command recently hosted two iterations of the Civilian Education System Advanced Course conducted by the Army Management Staff College here. This was the first time the course was hosted by ASC and held at RIA. Employee
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Camaraderie and the U.S. Army: the career of Col. Michael James Price

Story by SPC Samantha Hall on 02/21/2019 U.S. Army Col. Michael James Price, Senior Army Advisor to the Michigan National Guard, West Point graduate and engineer, Afghanistan veteran and Jihadi Medal awardee, knew he wanted to be a warrior as a fifth-grader in the "itty-bitty" town of Heron, Michigan. The
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RIA-JMTC looks toward future of additive, advanced manufacturing

Story by Debralee Best on 02/12/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. As the Army drives toward improving readiness today and modernizing future equipment, the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC) is establishing the foundation to scale additive manufacturing throughout the Army. Named the Center of Excellence for Advanced
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RIA-JMTC, PEO Soldier test, ship new aerial reconnaissance system

Story by Debralee Best on 02/04/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Soldier Sensors and Lasers (SSL), Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC), completed the first shipment of a new unmanned aerial system to the Warfighter. The Soldier Borne Sensor is a small, unmanned aerial system (UAS) used for
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