About the TACOM Community Report
: April 2017 (Volume 4, Issue 19)
The TACOM Community Report
is an authorized publication for members of the Department of Defense. Contents of the TACOM Community Report
are not necessarily the official views of the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense and the Department of the Army. The content of this publication is the responsibility of the TACOM LCMC Public Affairs/Community Relations and History Office. Pictures not otherwise credited are U.S. Army photographs. News items should be submitted to the TACOM Community Report
, 6501 E. 11 Mile Road, AMSTA-CSP, MS-432, Warren, MI 48397. They may also be faxed to (586) 282-5097 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
TACOM LCMC Commander
Maj. Gen. Clark W. LeMasters, Jr., Commanding General
The TACOM Community Report Team:
Don Jarosz, Public Affairs Officer (Acting), Public Affairs/Community Relations & History
Don Jarosz began his federal service at age 17 when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and served four years of active duty, achieving the rank of Journalist Third Class. After obtaining a bachelor of arts degree in telecommunication from Michigan State University, he then spent six years working at several commercial radio stations and recording studios in California and Michigan. Don then reentered federal service as a civilian public affairs specialist working for Army Recruiting, the Dept. of the Air Force and the Dept. of Veterans Affairs before joining TACOM in 2002. He currently serves here as the TACOM Deputy Public Affairs Officer.
Cathy Segal, Chief of Internal Information and TACOM Community Report Editor
Cathy is responsible for TACOM LCMC's communications with its workforce. She retired from the Air Force after 27 years in public affairs and served the Air Force as a defense contractor for several years. Cathy lived in Michigan prior to joining the Air Force and returned in December 2015. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in communications. She enjoys completing home improvement projects and served as a house co-captain for Madison County (Illinois) Rebuilding Together projects for two years.
Bill Gattie, TACOM Community Report Assistant Editor
Bill was born and raised in the Washington D.C. area, but moved to Michigan in 1986 to begin his government career at TACOM. He was hired as an intern in the data processing field and worked in the Corporate Information Office until 2003, when he joined the staff of the Public Affairs Office. Since that time, Bill has written articles on a variety of subjects for the TACOM Community Report and says he enjoys his work because he is always learning something new and developing a greater understanding of how the TACOM LCMC carries out its mission of providing support to our soldiers.
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