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Citizen soldier receives special call for the holidays

December 30, 2020 — The holidays are a time to show gratitude for those who’ve made a difference. In honor of the holiday season, an Army Reserve Soldier from New York, who wears two uniforms, recently received recognition from New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea. MORE
Staff Sgt. Samuel Garcia, intelligence analyst noncommissioned officer, 719th Movement Control Battalion, poses for a photo with his father and mother Adalberto and Maria Garcia, along with his brother Ronny Garcia at his New York City Police Academy graduation.

COVID-19 response has involved over 5,000 NYNG members

December 29, 2020 — LATHAM, New York – The New York National Guard was among the first states to call up Soldiers and Airmen for the COVID-19 pandemic on March 10. Nine months later, on Dec. 17, it was one of two Guard forces to begin administering a COVID-19 vaccine to its troops.Since the first 300 Guard members mobilized to help contain a coronavirus outbreak in MORE
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nigel Chen, assigned to Joint Task Force COVID-19, New York National Guard, administers the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Camp Smith Training Site Medical Readiness Clinic, N.Y., on Dec. 18, 2020. The New York National Guard is participating in a Department of Defense vaccine pilot program in which 44,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine are being administered to front line medical personnel at 16 locations around the world.

MFO hosts Defense Attaches

December 28, 2020 — Personnel of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) hosted an orientation visit for the senior defense representatives of various nations Dec. 14 at North Camp near El Gorah, Egypt. MORE

Idaho National Guard assists with COVID-19 response again

December 23, 2020 — BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho National Guard has partnered with agencies and organizations across Idaho in a renewed push against the COVID-19 pandemic.On Nov. 13, Gov. Brad Little activated 100 members from the Idaho National Guard as cases of COVID-19 elevated throughout the state.On Dec. 11, that number was increased to 250 under an authorization MORE
The Idaho National Guard has partnered with agencies and organizations across Idaho as the battle against COVID-19 continues. Gov. Brad Little has activated 250 members of the Idaho National Guard as COVID-19 cases elevated throughout the state.

U.S. Army Central announces Career Counselor of the Year

December 9, 2020 — SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, South Carolina – U.S. Army Central leadership congratulated Staff Sgt. (P) Abelardo Gonzalez of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, for earning the USARCENT 2020 Career Counselor of the Year title, Dec. 8. MORE
U.S. Army Central leadership congratulated Staff Sgt. (P) Abelardo Gonzalez of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, for earning the USARCENT 2020 Career Counselor of the Year title, Dec. 8.

The announcement followed the Army Service Component Command’s two-day virtual competition held Dec. 7-8, which featured a packet evaluation to include a previously completed Army Combat Fitness Test, a written examination, and a virtual board.

Top Army Adjutant General Leaders visit, discuss AG Corps future with U.S. Army Central HR professionals

December 4, 2020 — SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- The U.S. Army Adjutant General School Commandant and leadership team visited U.S. Army Central headquarters for the first time and participated in an USARCENT HR educational forum, Dec. 3, 2020. MORE
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A Commander's Community Information Exchange demonstrates cohesion on Camp Arifjan

December 1, 2020 — CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - In compliance with social distancing, Area Support Group - Kuwait hosted an in-person Commander's Community Information Exchange, December 1, 2020, on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The meeting gave leaders from units currently deployed to ASG-KU under the U.S. Army Central Command, the opportunity to receive current base related activities, events, and training directly from the garrison staff. MORE
U.S. Army Maj. Alex Duffy, deputy director of the Directorate of Public Works at Area Support Group - Kuwait takes notes during a Commander’s Community Information Exchange December 1, 2020, on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The meeting gave leaders from units currently deployed to ASG-KU under the U.S. Army Central Command, the opportunity to receive current base related activities, events, and training directly from the garrison staff. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Khylee Woodford)

DMA and 1st TSC partnership moves critical resources to partner forces

November 30, 2020 — In synchronized efforts, the 1st Theater Sustainment Command and the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve Directorate of Military Assistance in Kuwait work together to facilitate the divestment of critical assets to Iraqi partner forces in the fight to defeat ISIS. MORE
Service members from the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve Directorate of Military Assistance stand for a photo on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, November 14, 2020. The DMA is a joint force initiative that supports the divestment of critical resources, training, and funding to vetted partner forces throughout the U.S. Army Central Command area of operations.

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers coined for lifting base moral during COVID-19

November 18, 2020 — CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Combating the coronavirus on U.S. Army bases involves a high level of planning and skillful coordination to keep Soldiers safe. A group of U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to Area Support Group - Kuwait received the prestigious Commander's Coin of Excellence from Lt. Gen. Terry Ferrell, U.S. Army Central commanding general, November 18, 2020, on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, for doing just that. MORE
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Training the trainers: 1st TSC provides ACFT validation training for Soldiers in Kuwait

October 29, 2020 — The 1st Theater Sustainment Command recently held an Army Combat Fitness Test grader validation training at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, enabling readiness for commanders. MORE
Instructors from the 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command observe Soldiers from the 3rd Medical Command, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, and the 304th Sustainment Brigade as they perform warm-up drills prior to conducting a diagnostic Army Combat Fitness Test at the Area Support Group- Kuwait Field at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Oct. 6, 2020. This served as part of the ACFT familiarization and grader validation for the Army units at Camp Arifjan. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Andrew E. Figueroa)

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