- AMC Commander Providing Materiel Readiness on a Joint Battlefield
- Army G-4 Connecting the Dots
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- Focus Multiservice Integrated Training in the Army Institutional Domain
- Spotlight Sustaining Military Operations in the Emerging Joint Operating Environment
- Spotlight Extending Operational Sustainment in Korea
Joint Logistics Capabilities for Credible Deterrence
July-August 2017 Army Sustainment
AMC CommanderProviding Materiel Readiness on a Joint Battlefield
The Army must enable force projection and battlefield sustainment in support of joint logistics.
Army G-4 Connecting the Dots
Soldiers and Army civilians must appreciate what the other services can provide in order to connect the dots and get the best solution.
Focus Multiservice Integrated Training in the Army Institutional Domain
Schools under the Sustainment Center of Excellence train personnel from all of the military services on critical sustainment functions.
Commentary Operational Contract Support Needs a Joint Force Focus
Personnel in every service should be trained and encouraged to understand the importance of operational contract support.
Commentary The Role of a Noncommissioned Officer in a Joint Forces Environment
The Defense Logistics Agency’s senior enlisted Soldier discusses the unique opportunity and responsibility of leading a predominantly civilian workforce in a joint force environment.
Commentary Benefits of the Joint Humanitarian Operations Course
A two-day course teaches sustainers how to integrate military support into disaster relief missions.
Commentary The Strategic Broadening Seminars Prepare Leaders for the Complexities of Tomorrow
A logistics officer used a postgraduate program as a broadening experience to become a strategic thinker.
Features Sustaining Military Operations in the Emerging Joint Operating Environment
Sustainers must think critically and innovatively to adapt to the emerging joint operating environment.
Features Extending Operational Sustainment in Korea
U.S. Forces Korea and the Republic of Korea are using distribution hubs with air terminal supply points and area distribution centers to meet their operational sustainment goals on the peninsula.
Features Joint Logistics Capabilities for Credible Deterrence
The U.S. European Command Logistics Directorate is working with its NATO partners to improve five areas that set the theater for the joint force.
Features Ensuring Materiel Readiness for the Joint Force
Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support provides the joint force with needed supplies to accomplish the mission.
Features How TACOM Supports the Joint Fight
By managing the life cycles of major end items, the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command plays an important role in the readiness of all defense services.
Features USASAC Plays the Long Game in the FMS Life Cycle
The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command uses the “Total Package Approach” to ensure that allies using foreign military sales have everything they need to succeed.
Features Joint Operational Contract Support Challenges
The Department of Defense would benefit from addressing challenges related to contract support integration, contract support, and contractor management.
Features Simple Is Better in Joint Operations: Perspectives From Retired Lt. Gen. Kathleen Gainey
A retired general officer discusses the Army’s role in joint environments, how Soldiers can benefit from joint assignments, and how innovation and technology impact joint force success.
Operations Sustaining the Joint Communications Support Element
Army sustainers adapt to joint policies, learn Air Force processes, and integrate Navy Seabee expertise to provide rapidly deployable communications capabilities to early-entry forces.
Operations The Effect MTOE Has on Mission Command in Support Companies
Adding two Soldiers to the headquarters section of a sustainment company could improve the unit’s ability to conduct mission command.
Training & Education Exercise Anakonda 2016: Globally Integrated Logistics in Action
USAREUR successfully supported a complex multinational exercise with limited resources by working with partner nations to set conditions.
Tools Applying Lean Six Sigma at the Forward Support Company Level
Lean Six Sigma methods can be applied at any level of an organization where there is significant leadership support, dedicated team activities, and a focus on process improvement.
History The Evolution of the Ordnance Corps Maintenance Mission
Ordnance Corps Soldiers have played a vital role in the history of the Army, and their mission has continued to evolve with advancements in technology.
History The Three Lives of Fort Lee, Virginia: World War I
In this first article of a series commemorating the 100th anniversary of Fort Lee, the author details the origins of the installation’s long history of training troops.