We must keep the Sustainers across the Army informed on current and developing capabilities to create shared understanding of doctrine, and initiatives that are on-going priorities at CASCOM.
Commanding General CASCOM and Fort Lee
“CASCOM – Forward!” is a bi-monthly series of short videos (3-5 minutes) providing situational awareness to Sustainers across the Army covering current initiatives worked at CASCOM. This series of vignettes are led by CASCOM senior leaders accompanied by subject matter experts providing relevant information on a variety of topics.
MG Rodney Fogg, CASCOM Commander, and COL Sydney Smith, CASCOM FFID Director, discuss Division Sustainment Brigades.
MG Rodney Fogg, CASCOM Commander, and CW5 Jonathan Yerby, CASCOM Command Chief Warrant Officer, discuss the Commander's Actionable Readiness Dashboard. This GCSS-A capability, provides a visualization of equipment readiness for commander's and key leaders.
BG Michelle Letcher, Commandant and Chief of Ordnance, and CW5 Danny Taylor, Chief Warrant Officer of the Ordnance Corps, discuss purpose and fielding of the Next Generation Automatic Test System.
BG James Smith, Chief of Transportation, discusses the Leader Follower system. Leader Follower is the Army's first effort to robotically and autonomously operate a Tactical Wheeled Vehicle (TWV) similar to platforms found on modern cars.
COL Aaron Stanek, Army Logistics University Commandant, and CPT Torres discuss the Logistics Platoon Leader Handbook. This quick reference provides a technical and tactical foundation upon which leaders can build skills through experiences and self-development.
LTC John Mitchel, Logistics Proponency Branch Chief, and SGM Scott Yuras discuss professional development programs for sustainment leaders. These programs include a fully funded Masters of Supply Chain Management degree program and Industrial Based Broadening - Logistics which builds analytical skills using Army enterprise resource planning programs.
COL Sydney Smith, CASCOM FFID Director, and LTC Chad Ryg discuss the DSB Playbook. The playbook was created as a compliment to doctrine and how we conduct sustainment in large scale combat operations.
COL Marcus Motley, Commandant and Chief of the Adjutant General Corps, and CSM Robert Atkinson, Command Sergeant Major of the Adjutant General School discuss revision of HR doctrine in FM 1-0: Human Resources Support.
BG Michelle Letcher, Commandant and Chief of Ordnance, and CW5 Danny Taylor, Chief Warrant Officer of the Ordnance Corps, discuss additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing.
CW5 Jonathan Yerby, CASCOM Command Chief Warrant Officer, discusses the Logistics Enterprise Enhancement Platform (LEEP), an innovative sustainment tool which will enhance user interface, incorporate Artificial Intelligence, link supply performance to readiness, and perform mission-based forecasting.
CPT Gary Roach and CPT Victoria Jarzen, Army Logistics University (ALU) Basic Officer Leader Course (BOLC) instructors, provide an overview of lifelong assessments as part of the Army's leader development program (Project Athena).