George Merz, a World War II veteran, and Helen Patton, granddaughter of U.S. Army Gen. George Patton, pose for a picture after a ceremony at Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial Dec. 16, 2014, in Luxembourg. Merz and other World War II veterans and their families attended the ceremony as well as Battle of the Bulge-related sites throughout Belgium and Luxembourg. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rusty Frank/Released)
The Army Sustainment Command's Distribution Management Center hosted a blood drive Nov. 21 that surpassed expectations. The event, held in conjunction with Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, sought 13 donors, including three first-time donors. A total of 19 people donated to the cause, with nine donors contributing for the first time.
-- Enlisted Soldiers have to be recommended for exemplifying the Army values before they can even test for membership in the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club. In September, Rock Island Arsenal's SAMC inducted their newest member.
Logistic Readiness Center personnel are meeting at U. Army Sustainment Command headquartes at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, for three days to help develop standing operating procedures for the Army's Logistics Readiness Centers.