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The Army Reserve Sustainment Command (ARSC) delivers global materiel readiness, contracting, acquisition and Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) capability in support of the Warfighter. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, this unique command executes its mission worldwide through units based in five states including Alabama, Virginia, Illinois, Maryland and Texas. More than 700 Soldiers perform an array of logistical responsibilities through Army Materiel Command and the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) in order to sustain land dominance.
The United States Army Reserve Sustainment Command (ARSC), a one-of-a-kind organization, received its permanent order in November 2007. Its headquarters office opened in January 2008 at 255 West Oxmoor Road, Birmingham, Alabama. The ARSC moved from “carrier” status to fully operational status on October 17, 2010.
A shield shape device 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) in height and 2 1/8 inches (5.40 cm) in width overall, divided per pall buff, scarlet and blue, overall a bronze arrow fimbriated black issuing from base throughout with sides curved slightly inward, on either side of the arrow shaft are two gold stars palewise; all within a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border.
The shield is adapted from the Army Materiel Command (AMC) and highlights the direct support to AMC and its subordinate elements. The colors signify the Command’s missions. Bronze, buff and red indicate the sustainment/support role as well as the tie to the logistics community. Blue is a nod to the support mission for Defense Contract Management Agency as well as AMC. The four stars represent strength, experience, knowledge, and support. The arrow, flaring up from the base, represents the focus to bring the strength and teamwork of both officers and enlisted to one focus or point to support the mission of many.
Distinctive Unit Insignia
Gold is emblematic of honor and high ideals. The colors and configuration of the disc refer to Army Materiel Command and support to its subordinate elements. The four stars represent the strength, experience, knowledge, and support. The compass points and rayed lines on the back disc signify a compass rose and highlight the worldwide mission of the Command. The arrow, flaring up from the base, represents the focus to bring the strength of both officers and enlisted to the one focus or point to support the mission of many. It also underscores the Command's motto which translates to "One Sustains Many." The green of the motto scroll points out the United States Army and its total readiness.
255 West Oxmoor Road
Birmingham, Alabama 35209
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