May-June 2017 Army Sustainment

  • Readiness: Why AMC Exists 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.

  • What Would Gen. John J. Pershing Think of Army Readiness Today? 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.

  • CASCOM Initiatives in Support of Total Army Readiness 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.

  • Redefining Readiness in Europe 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.

  • Ready Installations: The Army’s Power Projection Platforms 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.

  • Power Projection Readiness: A Historical Perspective Features Power Projection Readiness: A Historical Perspective

    Power projection platforms are critical to an expeditionary Army’s ability to deploy, fight and win.

  • Visualizing Army Readiness Through the Materiel Common Operating Picture 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.

  • Army Research and Development Contributions to Readiness 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.

  • JMC Ensures Munitions Readiness for the Total Force 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.

  • Sustaining Fight Tonight Readiness Features Sustaining Fight Tonight Readiness

    Readiness is a cornerstone and an enduring priority for the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and Eighth Army.

  • Army Pre-Positioned Stocks Support Army Readiness 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.

  • Technology and Army Readiness: An Interview With Retired Gen. Peter Chiarelli 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.

  • Fog, Friction, and Logistics 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.

  • Moving Forward With Logistics Advising in Afghanistan 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.

  • Training Is Déjà Vu; Education Is Vu Jàdé 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.

  • The Division Materiel Readiness Center Provides Sustained Readiness 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.

  • Supporting Readiness Through Strategic Sourcing 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.

  • Sustaining Operation Inherent Resolve 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.

  • The Command and General Staff College Offers a New Theater Sustainment Planners Program 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 Sustainment Soldiers in the Army Reserve Training & Education Training Sustainment Soldiers in the Army Reserve

    Numerous exercises ensure Army Reserve sustainers are ready for real-world missions.

  • Improving Diagnostics in the Active Component 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.

  • Finding the Right Planning Tools for Defense Support of Civil Authorities 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.

  • A Breakthrough in Army Watercraft Readiness Reporting 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.