- AMC Commander Readiness: Why AMC Exists
- Army G-4 What Would Gen. John J. Pershing Think of Army Readiness Today?
- DIGITAL DOWNLOAD Read/Download Magazine
- Focus CASCOM Initiatives in Support of Total Army Readiness
- Spotlight Redefining Readiness in Europe
- Spotlight Fog, Friction, and Logistics
Training Is Déjà Vu; Education Is Vu Jàdé
May-June 2017 Army Sustainment
AMC CommanderReadiness: Why AMC Exists
Materiel readiness and Sustainable Readiness are the first of six strategic objectives the Army Materiel Command is pursuing to ensure Army readiness.
Army G-4 What Would Gen. John J. Pershing Think of Army Readiness Today?
Although the name has changed since World War I, readiness is a concept that the Army G-4 believes Gen. John J. Pershing would embrace.
Focus CASCOM Initiatives in Support of Total Army Readiness
The Combined Arms Support Command’s commitment to improving Army readiness is evident through its many initiatives to increase the capabilities of sustainment units.
Features Redefining Readiness in Europe
U.S. Army Europe is increasing its interoperability and capacity efforts to ensure that its forces are ready to respond to any threat.
Features Ready Installations: The Army’s Power Projection Platforms
The Army’s assistant chief of staff for installation management discusses the importance of installation readiness for the total Army.
Features Power Projection Readiness: A Historical Perspective
Power projection platforms are critical to an expeditionary Army’s ability to deploy, fight and win.
Features Visualizing Army Readiness Through the Materiel Common Operating Picture
A tool developed by the Logistics Support Activity provides commanders with up-to-date readiness information from 17 different systems.
Features Army Research and Development Contributions to Readiness
Through expertise and collaboration, Army research and development organizations get Soldiers the equipment they need as quickly as possible.
Features JMC Ensures Munitions Readiness for the Total Force
The Joint Munitions Command’s global mission is to deliver ready, reliable, and lethal munitions at the right place and time to support the joint force.
Features Sustaining Fight Tonight Readiness
Readiness is a cornerstone and an enduring priority for the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and Eighth Army.
Features Army Pre-Positioned Stocks Support Army Readiness
Army pre-positioned stocks need to be ready, modern, and responsive equipment sets that are regionally aligned to meet geographic combatant command requirements and timelines.
Features Technology and Army Readiness: An Interview With Retired Gen. Peter Chiarelli
A former vice chief of staff of the Army discusses readiness and the move to the Sustainable Readiness Process.
Commentary Fog, Friction, and Logistics
To prepare for the unexpected disruptions created by the fog and friction of war, logisticians will have to prepare the joint logistics enterprise to return to capacity-centric concepts.
Commentary Moving Forward With Logistics Advising in Afghanistan
The pull logistics system that has been taught to the Afghan military may not be the best choice for the culture in Afghanistan.
Blind Spot Training Is Déjà Vu; Education Is Vu Jàdé
Army training and much of Army education focuses on making Soldiers feel like they have already experienced a certain situation, but perhaps a better way is to make them comfortable with the sense that the situation has never happened before.
Operations The Division Materiel Readiness Center Provides Sustained Readiness
Modifying a force structure concept of the past may hold the key to the Army’s materiel readiness for the future.
Operations Supporting Readiness Through Strategic Sourcing
The Army Sustainment Command is enabling readiness at the tactical point of need by implementing strategic sourcing to deliver a full range of base life and logistics support.
Operations Sustaining Operation Inherent Resolve
The 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command faced many sustainment challenges while deployed to Operation Inherent Resolve, but it succeeded by effectively collaborating with strategic partners.
Training & Education The Command and General Staff College Offers a New Theater Sustainment Planners Program
The TSPP is a three-phased program that provides students with a concentration in operational logistics.
Training & Education Training Sustainment Soldiers in the Army Reserve
Numerous exercises ensure Army Reserve sustainers are ready for real-world missions.
Training & Education Improving Diagnostics in the Active Component
The Master Diagnostician Program and the Unit Diagnostics Immersion Program are improving advanced diagnostic skills among Army maintainers.
Tools Finding the Right Planning Tools for Defense Support of Civil Authorities
When traditional Army planning tools were not robust enough for its missions, the 43rd Sustainment Brigade staff developed new tools to meet its needs.
Tools A Breakthrough in Army Watercraft Readiness Reporting
Personnel from a logistics support vessel created solutions for Army watercraft reporting that accurately reflect a vessel’s current maintenance status.