Army Sustainment November-December 2014

FocusMG Lyons

A Letter From the Combined Arms Support Command Commanding General

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Features

Developing Strategy in Complex Organizations

A strategic plan is a communications tool for sharing the organization’s vision and aligning resources to accomplish critical goals. Download this article.

FeaturesCombined Arms Support Command Chaplain Capabilities Developer

The Combined Arms Support Command Chaplain Capabilities Developer

Having a chaplain working alongside Combined Arms Support Command capabilities developers ensures religious support is accounted for in future operations. Download this article.

CommentaryWhy Energy Innovation Is Critical to Military Budgets

Why Energy Innovation Is Critical to Military Budgets

In this article the author argues that the U.S. military has more reasons than environmentalists have to purchase and deploy clean energy technologies such as solar, fuel cells, and advanced batteries. Download this article.

OperationsEngineer Sustainment in Afghanistan

Engineer Sustainment in Afghanistan

The 130th Engineer Brigade sustainment cell was responsible for theater-level engineer sustainment and logistics preparation of the battlefield in Afghanistan. Download this article.

Tools

Ten Things You Need to Know About Operational Architecture

Operational architecture can accurately identify force requirements to illustrate the investments needed to move the Army forward. Download this article.

FeaturesPreparing to be the Single Sustainment Brigade in Afghanistan

Preparing to be the Single Sustainment Brigade in Afghanistan

The 10th Sustainment Brigade used logistics resources from home station and from across the Army to prepare for its deployment. Download this article.

FeaturesEnsuring Army Equipment Readiness

Ensuring Army Equipment Readiness

The Army Sustainment Command’s Distribution Management Center brings materiel management back to the Army. Download this article.

Commentary

Mission Command and Logistics Interdependencies

In this article the authors examine one more aspect of the relationship between mission command and logistics. Download this article.

OperationsThe Korean Service Corps Battalion

The Korean Service Corps Battalion

The Korean Service Corps was established during the Korean War to support U.S. troops and continues to do so today. Download this article.

Training and Education Engineer Sustainment in Afghanistan

Providing Movement Support for Two Training Exercises Simultaneously

While supporting a network integrated evaluation and a brigade gunnery, the 15th Sustainment Brigade’s SPO Mobility section learned valuable lessons for future operations. Download this article.

Training and Education

Preparing Captains for Decisive Action

Logistics professional development for captains incorporates lessons learned at combat training centers to better prepare students for sustainment challenges. Download this article.

ToolsOptimizing C4ISR Field Support for Today’s Army

Optimizing C4ISR Field Support for Today’s Army

A new field support concept for network and mission command systems makes Soldiers the first line of defense for troubleshooting command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems. Download this article.

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November-December 2014


ASM November December 2014

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A Soldier assigned to the 419th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, provides security in Afghanistan after his convoy escort team halted for a quick refuel. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Luis Saavedra))


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