- AMC Commander The Final Strategic Objectives
- Army G-4 When Time Is Not on Our Side
- DIGITAL DOWNLOAD Read/Download Magazine
- Focus Force Projection and Force Reception Doctrine Update
- Spotlight Setting the Theater in the Middle East
- Spotlight Setting the African Theater
Pacific Pathways: Maintaining Freedom of Maneuver Through Reception, Staging, and Onward Movement
September-October 2017 Army Sustainment
AMC CommanderThe Final Strategic Objectives
Armywide sustainment and materiel development are the final two of six strategic objectives that establish the organizational strategy to operationalize the Army Materiel Command as the Army’s materiel integrator.
Army G-4 When Time Is Not on Our Side
The Army must consider how to save time in order to allow units to deploy faster.
Focus Force Projection and Force Reception Doctrine Update
The Combined Arms Support Command is revising doctrine and training in order to operationalize force projection and force reception policies.
Commentary The OSD Logistics Fellows Program: A Glimpse From Above
The Office of the Secretary of Defense offers field-grade officers and civilian equivalents the opportunity to participate in a fellowship that explores logistics and policy at the national level.
Commentary Soldiers Are From Mars, Contractors Are From Jupiter
Understanding the differences between Army logistics and contracted logistics can reduce confusion and improve contractor-provided services.
Commentary Building an Expeditionary Army for the Future
After years of having a mature-theater force structure and secure lines of communication, the Army is changing into an expeditionary force that can conduct sustained operations in all domains.
Features Setting the Theater in the Middle East
Logisticians from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command execute a deliberate process to set the theater in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
Features Setting the African Theater
The Department of Defense has tapped the 79th Theater Sustainment Command to become the senior logistics integrator for U.S. Africa Command.
Features Pacific Pathways: Maintaining Freedom of Maneuver Through Reception, Staging, and Onward Movement
Reception, staging, and onward movement operations for Pacific Pathways ensure freedom of movement for U.S. Army Pacific.
Features Reception and Integration of an ABCT Through Theater Intermediate
The 16th Special Troops Battalion used seven intermediate staging bases to receive armored brigade combat team units and speedily prepare them for Atlantic Resolve.
Features Establishing Europe’s Army Pre-positioned Stocks
Atlantic Resolve is changing the way the Army stores and distributes pre-positioned equipment.
Features The 21st TSC’s Maintenance Terrain Walk Program
If designed and implemented properly, a maintenance terrain walk can drastically increase long-term readiness.
Features The Art and Science of Setting a Theater: An Interview With Retired Lt. Gen. Raymond Mason
When it comes to setting a theater, this retired sustainer with 35 years of experience suggests, “Do not reinvent the wheel.”
Operations Changing the Culture to Set the Theater
The Transportation Corps needs a change in culture to set the theater for future operations and maintain readiness.
Operations Expeditionary Human Resources Sustainment: From Theater Committed to Theater Expeditionary
Simultaneously supporting multiple theaters reinforced the 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center’s operational relevance as an expeditionary capability.
Operations End-Use Monitoring Is the Key to Success in Foreign Military Sales
Ensuring items are used appropriately by the intended recipients is an important part of making sure foreign military sales work as intended.
Operations A Sustainment Quick Reaction Force to Support Train, Advise, and Assist Operations
The 518th Sustainment Brigade created an organization to fill gaps in operational contract support and sustainment to support train, advise, and assist efforts in Afghanistan.
Operations Logistics, Maneuver Commanders, and the Customer Experience
Focusing on the customer experience helped a forward support company to provide responsive support to maneuver units.
Training & Education Increasing Proficiency With the Command Post Exercise–Functional
A CPX-F provides sustainment units with the opportunity to prepare for an external evaluation and assess their ability to accomplish mission-essential tasks.
Training & Education Training Lessons Learned by a Field Artillery Forward Support Company
The lessons learned by one unit supporting a field artillery battalion during a culminating training exercise could improve training and operations for other forward support companies.
Tools LCOP: A Shared Understanding in an Expeditionary Environment
Maintaining a logistics common operational picture is critical to sustaining a brigade combat team in a decisive action or expeditionary environment.