U.S. Army Sustainment University (ASU) originated with a 12-week Army Supply Management Course established on July 1, 1954, at Fort Lee, Virginia, with direct control exercised by the Department of the Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics.

Effective May 1, 1956, the U. S. Army Logistics Management Center (ALMC) was established with five new functional courses.

On August 1, 1962, ALMC was placed under the command of the Army Materiel Command (AMC) with an emphasis on instruction in research and development, acquisition management, and integration of all phases of the materiel life cycle.

In May 1971, ALMC absorbed courses previously taught by the Army Management School and redesignated as the U. S. Army Logistics Management College in August 1987.

On October 1, 1991, ALMC became a TRADOC school under the command of the U. S. Army Combined Arms Support Command (CASCOM) and Fort Lee.

On July 2, 2009, as part of restructuring of TRADOC school system, ALMC was reorganized as the Army Logistics University (ALU). The transition established an institution responsible for providing professional military education, civilian education, and joint and interagency education supporting America’s Army.

In October 2020, the LNCOA was selected to develop Sustainment Common Core education across Ordnance, Quartermaster, and Transportation Senior Leaders Courses.

In February 2021, the ALU Board of Directors was established to enable logistics enterprise governance of Logistics Officer, Warrant Officer, Noncommissioned Officer, and Department of the Army Civilian cohorts.

From July to December 2021, ALU directly supported Operation Allies Welcome with the reception of more than 3,000 Afghan Refugees.

In October 2021, TRADOC selected the LNCOA to develop and pilot NCO Common Core Competencies (NCO C3) Blended Learning.

In January 2022, the College of Applied Logistics and Operational Sciences was established to educate leaders on data analysis and sustainment enterprise competencies.

In January 2022, ALU consolidated three separate branch BOLC courses into one course to better synchronize the delivery of sustainment education across the branches.

In January 2023, the Army Civilian Career Management Activity selected Army Logistics University to provide data education for all Army Civilians.

In May 2023, ALU officially redesignated as Army Sustainment University with campuses at Fort Gregg-Adams, Virginia, and Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

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Last Updated: 9 August, 2023