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Detroit Arsenal

Home of the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Headquarters, the Detroit Arsenal  has played a vital role in our Nation’s defense since the start of World War II.  Located in Warren, Mich., the Detroit Arsenal sprang up seemingly overnight in 1940 with the single focus of producing medium tanks.  Today, the Detroit Arsenal remains ever vigilant as the host for organizations that provide over 70 percent of the systems used in the military.



Former TACOMer inducted into AMC Hall of Fame

Former TACOM Acquisition Center Director Henry B. Jones was inducted posthumously into the Army Materiel Command (AMC) Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Oct. 27.  He is one of six inductees selected from among 31 nominees for the 2015 class.  His daughter, Robin Jones, accepted the award on his behalf.

11.15 Feature Thanksgiving LIST

TACOM LCMC gives thanks and cultivates tradition

As you take the basted turkey out of the oven, place the freshly whipped mashed potatoes on the table next to the gravy boat and add the rest of the dishes to the spread, it’s easy to forget to take a step back and really think about the importance of Thanksgiving Day.


Michigan and TACOM LCMC workers celebrate Labor Day

Labor Day: It’s a day filled with family and barbeques -- an annual signifier of the closing of summer. For many, this holiday serves as a reminder of fall and the end of wearing white, but most importantly, Labor Day is a reminder of American workers' fight for fair wages, fair treatment and the strength of the American workforce.

9.15 Feature Schroter LIST

TACOM LCMC welcomes new Chief of Staff Col. Gerhard P.R. Schroter

After 27 years of serving his country, leadership roles come naturally to Col. Gerhard P.R. Schröter. Having served in locations as far away as Korea, to taking a number of combat tours through the Middle East, Schröter is ready to call southeastern Michigan home as he takes the reigns as TACOM Life Cycle Management Command's new Chief of Staff.

Jan. 15 Feature 2 LIST

TACOM LCMC welcomes its 21st Command Sergeant Major

The TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) welcomed its 21st Command Sgt. Maj. (CSM) Jesse L. Sharpe, Jr. at a change of responsibility ceremony held Jan. 12 at the Detroit Arsenal.  Sharpe is replacing outgoing CSM Karl E. Schmitt, who has served with the TACOM LCMC for the past two years and is retiring from the U.S. Army after 30 years of service.  
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