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1st Theater Sustainment Command Redeploys the White Team

June 20, 2018 — Soldiers and civilians from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command returned home to a redeployment ceremony held at the Sadowski Center June 20. They deployed to Kuwait in December and spent six months there, traveling to various countries in the Middle East, in support of their mission. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. – Soldiers and civilians from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command stand at parade rest during the White Team Redeployment Ceremony at the Sadowski Center, June 20. The team deployed to Kuwait in December and spent six-months there, traveling to various countries in the Middle East, in support of their mission. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Brent Thacker)

1st TSC STB Completes its First Change of Command and Responsibility at Fort Knox

June 12, 2018 — The 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) Special Troops Battalion (STB) completed the first combined change of command and change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Knox, June 12, at the Sadowski Center. MORE
FORT KNOX, KY – Maj. Gen. Flem B. “Donnie” Walker, Jr., commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command speaks during the first Special Troops Battalion change of command, change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Knox, June 12, at the Sadowski Center. Walker spoke about how proud he is of the command team and how far they have come in the past two years. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Brent Thacker)

1st TSC Blue Team Deploys to Kuwait

May 31, 2018 — Over 20 members of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) said goodbye to their families, friends, and unit team members May 31 at a deployment ceremony held at Sadowski Center on post. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky - 1st Theater Sustainment Command Soldiers and community members honor the families of the deploying Soldiers for their sacrifice while their service members are overseas, May 31 at the Sadowski Center. (U.S. Army photos by Mr. Brent Thacker)

Warsaw Ghetto survivor speaks at Fort Knox Holocaust Days of Remembrance Commemoration

April 20, 2018 — “We will never forget the atrocities, the horror, and the loss of millions of lives as a result of Nazi persecution.” That was the pledge Maj. Gen. Flem B. “Donnie” Walker Jr., commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), and the host of the Fort Knox 2018 Days of Remembrance Commemoration, gave April 20 to those who gathered in the Sadowski Center to remember the more than six million men, women, and children who lost their lives in the Holocaust in the 1930s and 40s. MORE
Fort Knox, Ky. - Maj. Gen Flem B. "Donnie" Walker Jr., commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, lights a candle April 20 during the 2018 Days of Remembrance Commemoration Program, as Wanda Wolosky, right, a Warsaw ghetto survivor, looks on.

1st TSC Soldier Earns Second Place in Bataan Death March

March 25, 2018 — Today at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, the Bataan Death March is an annual ruck march where participants wear rucksacks loaded with 35 pounds of gear and trek 26.2 miles. On Mar. 25, 2018, almost 200 Soldiers took to the start line to make this grueling journey. MORE
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Sgt. 1st Class Keith Killgren, Strategic Operations and Plans (SOaP) communications noncommissioned officer in charge, 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), accepts the award for second place in the annual Camp Arifjan Bataan Death March, Mar. 25, 2018. Killgren finished with a time of five hours, forty-seven minutes. (Courtesy photo, MWR)

1st SFAB Enters Theater

March 16, 2018 — The 1st Security Forces Assistance Brigade (SFAB) entered the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) theater gateway at Camp Buehring Feb. 21, deploying into the Central Command Area of Responsibility (CENTCOM AOR). The 1st SFAB transitioned into Afghanistan where they will be training, advising and assisting the Afghan National Defense Security Forces. MORE
Jimmy Lindsey, technical trainer for the Egress Rollover Mine Resistant Ambush Protector (MRAP) Training Simulator, left, observes Soldiers as they experience a rollover simulation while inside the MRAP vehicle, Feb. 22, 2018. The SFAB is a specialized unit out of Fort Benning, Ga. deploying to Afghanistan to advise and assist the Afghan National Defense Security Forces.

Theater Gateway Now Open at Camp Buehring

March 8, 2018 — 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) and the 38th Sustainment Brigade opened Camp Buehring’s Theater Gateway Feb. 21, 2018. Camp Buehring’s gateway was stood up predominantly to streamline the Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) deployment into Afghanistan, as well as numerous other units deploying and redeploying throughout the Central Command Area of Responsibility. MORE
The inbound station at the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) Theater Gateway

1st TSC Inducts Newest Members Into the NCO Corps

March 2, 2018 — The 1st Theater Sustainment Command welcomed the organization's newest sergeants to the corps of noncommissioned officers during a ceremony March 2 at Haszard Theater. MORE
Sgt. Angela Johnson, G-6, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, walks under crossed sabers as a symbol she crossed the threshold from Soldier to noncommissioned officer during the 1st TSC induction ceremony March 2, 2018 at Fort Knox, Ky.

Top Alabama Command Team Visits Troops Overseas

February 25, 2018 — Maj. Gen. Sheryl Gordon, the adjutant general of the Alabama National Guard, and, Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Grace, senior enlisted advisor for Alabama, visited troops from the state across Kuwait, Feb. 3-5, 2018, as part of the Joint Monthly Access for Reserve Component (JMARC). MORE

1st TSC Mascot Handlers Keep Alive a 118-Year Tradition

January 24, 2018 — The tradition of using a mule as an Army mascot began in 1899 when an officer at the Philadelphia Quartermaster Depot decided the service needed something to counter the Navy goat for the 1899 rivalry game between the two service academies. In the early 1970s, the 1st Corps Support Command (COSCOM), the unit which was re-designated as the 1st TSC in 2006, adopted a mule as its mascot to carry on this tradition. MORE
Maj.Gen. Flem "Donnie" Walker, Jr. Commanding General of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command feeds Cpl. John "Huck" Blackjack an alfalfa cookie in his stall at the Providence farm. Cpl. Blackjack serves as the 1st TSC official mascot, making appearances at many command events.

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