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Articles from Army Sustainment (November 1, 2011)

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16th Sustainment Brigade theater support: the 16th Sustainment Brigade made itself available to support units throughout U.S. Army Europe and U.S. Army Africa after returning from its deployment to Iraq. Providing this support benefited both the receiving units and the Sustainment Brigade. Patterson, Dane A. 1143
Construction of new Defense Logistics Agency distribution center underway in Europe. Brief article 153
CSS/HSS rehearsals: the initial step to logistics synchronization: the 3d brigade combat team focused on achieving logistics synchronization during its combat service support/health service support rehearsal at the joint readiness training center. Walker, Claude E.; Wood, David C. 2198
Data driven army: the author discovered in Iraq that business practices like Six Sigma and Lean can be applied by Army sustainers to improve the efficiency of their operations. Sutter, Douglas S. 2217
Defense maintenance award winners announced. Brief article 129
Energy initiatives office task force established. Brief article 195
Environmental compliance and the return to garrison: as units redeploy to their home stations, they need to be aware of requirements for complying with environmental policies and procedures. Ordnance officers have a special responsibility to enforce environmental standards in motor pools. Iommi, Travis P. 1053
Explosives safety briefings: safety briefings about handling explosives should focus on how explosives react to heat, shock, and friction. Huggins, Chad R. 953
How RFID and smartphones will help revolutionize army sustainment: the latest technologies, including radio frequency identification devices and cell phones equipped to be handheld computers, could forever change the way the Army sustains Soldiers. Guggisberg, Todd H. 1630
Human resources operations branch: doctrine versus reality: while deployed to Iraq, the 1st sustainment brigade's human resources operations branch served several important functions. Godfrey, David L.; Brown, LaMika D. 1393
Interagency logistics education and training: building homeland defense and civil support liaisons: disasters within the United States require a "whole government" approach and coordination among numerous agencies. Davis, Billy J. 1231
Is jumping the BSA always necessary? Based on their experience at a combat training center rotation, the authors believe that the success of modular sustainment design may have largely eliminated the need to jump the brigade support area. Baumeister, Michael; Hall, Thomas W.; McDonough, Jennifer 1818
LOGCAP demystified: a primer on LOGCAP services. Haynes, Malcolm G. 3027
Managing construction projects in a sustainment brigade: sustainment units generally are not familiar with the lengthy and complicated process needed to obtain approval for a construction project in a theater like Afghanistan. While serving with the 43d Sustainment Brigade, the author developed a 20-step process to keep the paperwork flowing and projects on track. Enslow, Derek E. 1796
MILSTRIP requisitioning at an Army maintenance activity. Whitley, Andrew C. 1224
Mission command of HR and FM companies in Afghanistan. Strickland, Elizabeth N. 1436
National Guard troops respond to Hurricane Irene. 304
Oshkosh Defense to supply new and recapitalized family of heavy tactical vehicle trucks. 110
Postal operations in the human resources operations branch: the 43d sustainment brigade's human resouices operations branch projected postal support requirements and ensured that postal elements properly supported the uplift of forces. Danek, Troy A.; Aponte, Maribel; Nitzel, Eric A. 1277
PS magazine: 60 years of supporting preventive maintenance: preventive maintenance checks and services are critical to ensuring that vehicles and equipment are ready for use when needed. PS magazine provides an interesting and informative venue for keeping Soldiers up to date on PMCS issues. Pierce, Jonathan W. 1392
R-CAATs: learning from experience. Hodge, James L. 931
Rapid equipping force initiative reduces reliance on JP8 in Afghanistan. Brief article 145
Recently published. List 283
Reservists test skills during nationwide quartermaster liquid logistics exercise. Brief article 125
Solar shade produces electricity in Djibouti. Brief article 219
Supply and services operations in Afghanistan. Radermacher, Joseph 1220
The 11th transportation battalion supports a joint operational access exercise. Whitaker, Andrea L. 921
The AG school implements HR training simulators: students graduating from the AG school are now better prepared to provide HR services because of improved HR systems training they receive using new system simulators. Edwards, Boyce L. 1316
The first team: achieving anticipatory logistics: as director of logistics at the U.S. Central Command, the author helped to craft logistics plans for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now, as commander of the 1st Theater sustainment command, he is in a position to execute those plans. In this article, he shares his perspective as he moved from strategic planner to operational commander. Dowd, Kenneth S. 2091
The ordnance order of Samuel Sharpe. Quail, Jeffrey J. 721
TRANSCOM holds exercises in conjunction with national level exercise 2011. Brief article 189
Transforming U.S. Army Supply Chains: Strategies For Management Innovation. Grossman, Dave 756
U.S. army Africa conducts deployment capability training in Burundi. 184

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