March-April 2018 Army Sustainment

  • Projecting Our Force: Our Strategic Advantage AMC Commander Projecting Our Force: Our Strategic Advantage

    The Army must be ready to effectively, efficiently, and quickly project and deploy forces forward with proficiency in movement and mobilization to achieve Army objectives.

  • A 100-Year-Old Question: Are You Ready to Move Today? Army G-4 A 100-Year-Old Question: Are You Ready to Move Today?

    Just as it was 100 years ago, the Army is focused on how to project the force quickly to neutralize threats from multiple adversaries around the globe.

  • Embracing an Expeditionary Deployment Mindset Focus Embracing an Expeditionary Deployment Mindset

    The Combined Arms Support Command and the Deployment Process Modernization Office are taking steps to improve the Army’s deployment readiness by drawing on past deployment experiences.

  • Improving the Composite Supply Company’s Water Operations Commentary Improving the Composite Supply Company’s Water Operations

    The water purification platoon’s water storage capacity is limited by the safety restrictions of its vehicles. Changing the modified table of organization and equipment would enable the unit to operate at maximum capacity.

  • The 595th Transportation Brigade’s Commitment to Safety Commentary The 595th Transportation Brigade’s Commitment to Safety

    The 595th Transportation Brigade emphasizes safety by conveying leaders’ safety messages accurately and ensuring that safety managers and professionals are properly trained.

  • Ready, Set, Globe Features Ready, Set, Globe

    The U.S. Transportation Command sets the globe to meet dynamic threats and ensure deployment and distribution assets are postured to support an immediate and decisive response.

  • Mastering the Deployment Basics: An Interview With Retired Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion Features Mastering the Deployment Basics: An Interview With Retired Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion

    A retired lieutenant general describes the importance of force projection, training, partnerships, and technology to the Army’s effort to become more expeditionary.

  • The Joint Logistics Enterprise of the Future Features The Joint Logistics Enterprise of the Future

    Data analysis is critical to the joint logistics enterprise’s ability to use capabilities and resources to advance U.S. national interests.

  • ASC’s Installation Support to Force Projection Features ASC’s Installation Support to Force Projection

    The Army Sustainment Command supports force projection of all Army components through a number of subordinate organizations.

  • Joint Deployment and Distribution Coordination From the Fort to the Port Features Joint Deployment and Distribution Coordination From the Fort to the Port

    The Army is rebuilding its deployment readiness and learning lessons from brigade-sized overseas deployments and rotational force deployments.

  • It’s Time to Rebuild Our Culture of Deployment Readiness Features It’s Time to Rebuild Our Culture of Deployment Readiness

    The Army was once adept at deployment, but it has lost that skill and must now rebuild a culture of deployment readiness.

  • Projecting the Force in the Pacific Features Projecting the Force in the Pacific

    Deploying units to operations in the Pacific requires maintaining constant relationships with numerous entities in order to be ready at a moment’s notice.

  • Autonomous Aerial Resupply in the Forward Support Company Operations Autonomous Aerial Resupply in the Forward Support Company

    Forward support companies are ideally positioned to use autonomous aerial resupply capabilities to support maneuver elements in the Multi-Domain Battle.

  • Enabling Multinational Operations at the Tactical Level Operations Enabling Multinational Operations at the Tactical Level

    This article outlines nine lessons learned by a multinational forward support company during Allied Spirit IV.

  • Using Multimodal Operations to Project and Sustain the Force Operations Using Multimodal Operations to Project and Sustain the Force

    Multimodal transportation through the United Arab Emirates efficiently sustains forces in Afghanistan and the Middle East, but the Sultanate of Oman could provide an alternate route and reduce some obstacles to operations.

  • The Keys to Success for a Forward Support Company at the National Training Center Training & Education The Keys to Success for a Forward Support Company at the National Training Center

    A forward support company used an expeditionary mindset, the right personnel, and the right sustainment assets to support an infantry battalion during a National Training Center rotation.

  • Objective T: Preparing Units to Fight Tonight Training & Education Objective T: Preparing Units to Fight Tonight

    The 16th Special Troops Battalion is using Objective T to stay combat ready.

  • Sharing Sustainment Techniques and Practices During Exercise Maple Resolve 2017 Training & Education Sharing Sustainment Techniques and Practices During Exercise Maple Resolve 2017

    While working together to support Exercise Maple Resolve, U.S. and Canadian Army logisticians recognized similarities and differences in their force structure, information systems, and support operations that could be used to improve interoperability.

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Birth of the Interstate Highway System History Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Birth of the Interstate Highway System

    The millions of travelers who use the U.S. Interstate Highway System each year may take for granted the system’s history, which sheds light on its importance to U.S. society.