ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL NEWS

RIA legal team receives AMC Team Project Award

Story by Linda Lambiotte on 09/25/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Employees from the U.S. Army Materiel Command Legal Center-Rock Island Arsenal received the AMC Team Project Award at the AMC Legal Conference held recently at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama. The team won the award for their contributions to the
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RIA-JMTC Apprenticeship Program offers journeyman opportunities

Story by Debralee Best on 09/23/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center has created a legacy for training journeyman machinists for almost 110 years. "The Apprenticeship Program is a program where a journeyman-level person in any skilled trade teaches a younger person who doesn't
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RIA honors fallen at 9/11 remembrance ceremony

Story by Terrie Jordan on 09/17/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Military, civilians and community members gathered in the early morning here at Memorial Field Sept. 11 to honor the men and women of the United States who lost their lives exactly 18 years ago and the thousands more who
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Rangers recognized as Army ATHP Team of the Year

Story by Dani Johnson on 09/13/2019 FORT LEE, Va. The team from the 75th Ranger Regiment proved they were the best at receiving and storing munitions in the weeklong Army Ammunition Transfer Holding Point (ATHP) Team of the Year competition at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The ATHP Team of the Year
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ASC employee brings home AMC Paralegal of the Year Award

Story by Linda Lambiotte on 09/12/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- In her 38-year federal government career, Gail Fisher never thought she could be the recipient of the U.S. Army Materiel Command Paralegal of the Year Award. Born and raised in Rock Island, Illinois, Fisher started working at Rock Island
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JMC ensures ammo readiness through accountability

Story by Sal (Tony) Lopez on 09/04/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill., - Holding contractors and ourselves accountable is critical to the success of Joint Munitions Command. We must ensure that all partners who play a role in munitions sustainment can be effectively relied upon to provide the needed material or
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Change of command ceremony marks change in leadership, highlights transition in mission

Story by Paul Levesque on 08/30/2019 By Paul Levesque ASC Public Affairs Rock Island Arsenal. Ill. A ceremony held here Aug. 29 marked a change in leadership at the U.S. Army Sustainment Command and also highlighted the ongoing transition of ASC's mission. During a change of command ceremony which took
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Brochures offer virtual tour of Rock Island Arsenal

Story by Paul Levesque on 08/28/2019 By Paul Levesque ASC Public Affairs Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. You can now take a self-guided virtual tour of Rock Island Arsenal, courtesy of two brochures produced by the U.S. Army Sustainment Command History Office The brochures, titled "A Self-Guided Tour of Rock Island
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JMC's Commanding General discusses the importance of equality with RIA workforce

Story by Nicole Kirschmann on 08/22/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Rock Island Arsenal's highest ranking woman officer, Brig. Gen. Michelle M. T. Letcher, Commanding General of Joint Munitions Command, delivered the keynote speech at the installation's commemoration of Women's Equality Day on August 22. The event celebrated the 99th anniversary
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Logistics program, prepositioned stocks top quarterly update

Story by Jon Connor on 08/21/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. An expanded role for a logistics program that ensures Army scalability and flexibility regardless of operational tempo was discussed by Gen. Gus Perna, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, during an Aug. 14 quarterly update here with leaders of the
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JMC's quality assurance engineers get a hands-on experience

Story by Nicole Kirschmann on 08/19/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. The Joint Munitions Command's quality directorate manages ammunition quality and reliability to ensure it is safe to use. As part of this important responsibility, the quality engineers need to understand the relationship between ammunition and the arms that fire that
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