The Fleet Maintenance Expansion, or FMX, team at Fort Leonard Wood won two prestigious awards recognizing the quality of their work. They were awarded the Chief of Staff, Army Award for Maintenance Excellence in the Active Army All Others category for fiscal year 2018, as well as the Chief of Ordnance Best of the Best Maintenance Award for calendar year 2018.
The Army recognizes maintenance excellence with its annual Army Award for Maintenance Excellence, or AAME, in organic, field-level maintenance programs that have demonstrated the highest levels of achievement in maintenance and maintenance management. Program objectives include: improving and sustaining maintenance readiness, evaluating the status of the total maintenance operations, improving efficiency and reducing waste, recognizing outstanding unit-level accomplishments and initiatives, and promoting competition at the command and higher levels.
FMX teams provide field-level maintenance in support of 75 critical training fleets and more than 122,000 pieces of Training and Doctrine Command training equipment in Warren, Michigan, and at four main sites located at Fort Leonard Wood, Fort Lee, Fort Jackson and Fort Benning. The equipment the teams maintain supports 335 training programs of instruction for more than 266,000 Soldiers participating in Army institutional training.
The FMX teams are part of the Field Support Operations Directorate within the Tank-automotive and Armaments Command’s Integrated Logistics Support Center.