1st Theater Sustainment Command


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The Value of Military and Civilian Medical Partnerships in Kuwait

April 24, 2019 — Partnering with Kuwait host nation medical facilities makes it possible for U.S. service members to receive both timely and quality medical care while remaining in theater. MORE
Cpt. Andrew Hehr and Maj. Anthony Delmonico, 452d Combat Support Hospital, serve as host nation liaisons with the United States Military Hospital - Kuwait, at Camp Arifjan.

Standards Saves Lives

April 22, 2019 — Spc. Jonathan Saffle doesn’t take training lightly. An instructor for the 300th Sustainment Brigade led Combat Life Saver course at Camp Arifjan, he stresses the importance of standards throughout the weeklong course. MORE
Spc. Shadarius Robinson, 184th Sustainment Command, treats a mock casualty during testing for the Combat Life Saver course held by the 300th Sustainment Brigade at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 19, 2019.

NCO Exchange between U.S. Army and Jordan Armed Forces

April 18, 2019 — U.S. Army and Jordan Armed Forces Soldiers conducted a noncommissioned officer Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE) at the Jordan Armed Forces Noncommissioned Officer Academy (JAF NCOA) in Amman, Jordan April 6-10, 2019. MORE
Participants and instructors pose for a photo after the completion of a United States Army and Jordan Armed Forces noncommissioned officer subject matter expert exchange in Amman, Jordan, April 6-10, 2019. Topics included the enlisted force structure, promotions, professional military education, performance feedback, evaluation processes, and career development for both armies. The U.S. and Jordan remain committed to a strong bilateral relationship built on common interests and mutual respect.

1st TSC Soldier Named Volunteer of the Year at Fort Knox

April 15, 2019 — For Sgt. 1st Class Kerrilee Case, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, volunteering is second nature. Her service led to her winning the Fort Knox Military Volunteer of the Year Award, which she received at a recognition ceremony on April 10, 2019. MORE
Sgt. 1st Class Kerrilee Case, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, poses for a photograph with Maj. Gen. John R. Evans, commanding general, and Command Sgt. Major. Mario Terenas, senior enlisted advisor, both with the U.S. Army Cadet Command, April 10, 2019 at Fort Knox, Ky., during the post’s Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Recognition Ceremony. Evans and Terenas presented Case with an award for being named the Military Volunteer of the Year.

Cooperation Through Mail

April 11, 2019 — Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division and Kuwait Criminal Investigation Division visited the Joint Military Mail Terminal (JMMT) at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, in March 2019. The visit afforded the agents the opportunity to learn and review the main inspection process. MORE
300th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers stand with members of the Kuwait Criminal Investigation Division during a tour of the Joint Military Mail Terminal at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, March 7, 2019.

Warrant Officer Joseph Pina: Outstanding Army Petroleum Staff Operator of the Year

April 10, 2019 — Soldiers are often quietly awarded for their actions, but not U.S. Army Warrant Officer Joseph Pina, 504th Quartermaster Company, 1st Armor Division Sustainment Brigade, who is forward deployed with the U.S. Army Reserve's 300th Sustainment Brigade. On March 12, 2019, the U.S. Army Petroleum Center (USAPC) Award for Petroleum Excellence announced Pina as the recipient of the Outstanding Army Petroleum Staff Operator of the Year. MORE
Warrant Officer Joseph Pina, 504th Quartermaster Company, 524th Support Battalion, 300th Sustainment Brigade, discusses fuel bag operations with Staff Sgt. Robert Miranda, 300th Sustainment Brigade fuel operation noncommissioned officer, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, March 19, 2019.

Hands-On Education

April 4, 2019 — Capt. Heather Meier, 452d Combat Support Hospital, U.S. Army Reserve, is a surgical nurse currently deployed in support of Operation Spartan Shield at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. She recently earned her master's degree at a physicians assistant graduate program, and then completed her clinical rotations in Kuwait. MORE
Capt. Heather Meier, 452d Combat Support Hospital, laughs with one of her preceptors, Capt. Laura Davis, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Mar. 14, 2019. Meier recently graduated from Jefferson College Physician Assistant Program with a master's degree. She completed her clinical rotations during her deployment in support of Operation Spartan Shield.

U.S. Military Hospital - Kuwait Conducts Mass Casualty Exercise

April 1, 2019 — “Exercise, Exercise, Exercise!” These are the words heard from Camp Arifjan’s public address system during a mass casualty (MASCAL) exercise on March 21, 2019. MORE
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 452d Combat Support Hospital provide medical care during the Golden Trident mass casualty training exercise at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, March 21, 2019.

U.S. Forces and Allies Train Side by Side

March 25, 2019 — U.S., Kuwait, and Qatari army forces gathered at Task Force Sabah, a Kuwait Army training site, to train side by side to learn the U.S. Army’s Tactical Combat Casualty Care techniques on from March 3-16, 2019, during exercise Desert Leopard. MORE
Special Troops Battalion medics, 300th Sustainment Brigade, along with Kuwaiti and Qatari Forces receive a briefing during Desert Leopard Medical Training at Task Force Sabah Aid Station, Kuwait, March 3, 2019. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Samantha Moore)

Sisters in Arms – 1st TSC launches new mentorship program

March 21, 2019 — March may be the month to celebrate women’s history, but for the charter members of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command’s (TSC) newest mentorship program, it’s also a good time to invest in the future of the women in its ranks MORE
Attendees of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command’s (TSC) Sisters in Arms meeting pose for a group shot March 15. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Jonathan Wiley)

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