ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL

Rock Island Arsenal welcomes new procurement center representative

ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. The office of Small Business Programs, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, hosted a ceremony on May 13 for the swearing in of Steven Szalo as the new Small Business Administration procurement center representative. Szalo will be the PCR for multiple buying commands, including the U.S. Army Contracting
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Blanchfield welcomes new command sergeant major

Story by Maria Christina Yager on 07/09/2019 FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Fort Campbell welcomed a new command sergeant major July 9. Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Earle passed responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Santiago during a change of responsibility ceremony
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RIA-JMTC, AM General solidify ambulance P3 partnership with ceremony

Story by Debralee Best on 06/19/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. The Rock Island Arsenal-Joint Manufacturing & Technology Center held an Ambulance ceremony to signify a newly signed Public-Private Partnership or P3 with AM General for production of the M997A3 Ambulance, at Rock Island Arsenal, June 14. The ceremony marked the
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Blanchfield welcomes new commander during change of command ceremony

Story by Maria Christina Yager on 06/17/2019 FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Tennessee-native Col. Patrick T. Birchfield assumed command of Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Fort Campbell during a change of command ceremony June 17 at the Family Resource Center. Birchfield replaced Col. Anthony McQueen,
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Journey to Leadership students graduate at Rock Island Arsenal

Story by Linda Lambiotte on 06/12/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. The U.S. Army Sustainment Command hosted a graduation ceremony for 28 employees who completed in the Journey to Leadership program, here, June 6. The JTL program was created by ASC to select and develop high-potential individuals ready to fill future
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Perna focuses on contracting, personnel reform at ASC's quarterly update

Story by Kevin Fleming and Linda Lambiotte on 05/31/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- The reform of contract management procedures aimed at increasing contractor accountability along with other initiatives were discussed during the Army Sustainment Command's quarterly update May 29 with Army Materiel Command's Gen. Gus Perna, who leads ASC'
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Hendrix assumes RIA-JMTC command

Story by Debralee Best on 05/30/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Col. Kenneth W. Letcher relinquished command of Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC) to Col. Martin J. "Jimmy" Hendrix III in a ceremony here May 29. Hendrix assumes command as the 50th commander of RIA-JMTC. The Fayetteville,
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RIA-JMTC Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence marks initial operating capability with ribbon cutting

Story by Debralee Best on 05/15/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. A ribbon cutting ceremony for the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC), Center of Excellence for Advanced and Additive Manufacturing reaching initial operating capability was held here May 15. "The fact that the Army chose Rock Island
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ACC-RI employee shares expertise on streamlining DoD acquisition

Story by Elizabeth Glenn on 05/03/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. Pride in one's job and ensuring the readiness of the nation's warfighters are hallmarks of the Army Contracting Command-Rock Island workforce. One ACC-RI employee has taken the lessons from her 16 years in contracting to make a difference in the
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Minority College Relations Program Interns Conquer RIA

Story by SFC Meillettis Patton on 04/23/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. This year a new group of interns from the Minority College Relations Program (MCRP) arrived at Rock Island Arsenal ready to learn and gain new experiences. The Rock Island Arsenal Equal Opportunity Office is sponsoring 17 interns from the
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Minority College Relations Program Interns Conquer RIA

Story by SFC Meillettis Patton on 04/23/2019 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. This year a new group of interns from the Minority College Relations Program (MCRP) arrived at Rock Island Arsenal ready to learn and gain new experiences. The Rock Island Arsenal Equal Opportunity Office is sponsoring 17 interns from the
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