1st Theater Sustainment Command

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1st TSC Soldiers successfully precision-airdrop GPS-guided pallets in Kuwait test

April 27, 2021 — Soldiers deployed to support 1st Theater Sustainment Command's logistical support of U.S. Central Command airdropped four pallets April 22 within 75 meters of the target here in a critical test of sustainment capabilities. MORE
Riggers of the Fort Bragg, North Carolina, based 151st Quartermaster Company, deployed the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in support of 1st Theater Sustainment Command, work to recover one of four Joint Precision Air Delivery System, or JPADS, units used to air drop four bundles  at the Camp Buehring, Kuwait, drop zone. The black device rigged between the parafoil and the payload is the Modular Autonomous Guidance Unit, or MAGU, which uses the lines of the chute to steer it to its programmed target.

1st TSC supports Month of the Military Child at Fort Knox's Kingsolver Elementary School

April 26, 2021 — 1st Theater Sustainment Command Soldiers, civilian employees and family members clapped and cheered for Kingsolver Elementary School students as they were dropped off for school April 23 at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Supporters were holding signs of encouragement to help recognize the military children who attend Kingsolver to celebrate April as the Month of the Military Child. Teachers and members of the school’s Parent Teacher Organization also wore purple shirts as a sign of support. MORE
soldiers hold signs supporting the Month of the Military Child

First Team soldier wins Fort Knox best warrior, soldier of the year, and accepted into the United States Military Academy Preparatory School

April 22, 2021 — The last week of March was full of achievement and recognition for a 1st Theater Sustainment Command Soldier. Weeks of training for the Fort Knox Best Warrior Competition paid off as Spc. James Spoerl, human resources specialist, S-1, 1st TSC, was awarded Fort Knox’s Soldier of the Year and Best Warrior. MORE
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Polish ambassador to Kuwait tours 1st TSC's Camp Arifjan CTEF yard

April 22, 2021 — The deputy commanding general of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command hosted Polish Ambassador to Kuwait Pawel Lechowicz on an April 19 tour of the 1st TSC's yard of military vehicles designated for transfer to Iraqi security forces through the Counter-ISIS, Equipment and Training Fund. MORE
Polish ambassador to Kuwait tours 1st TSC's Camp Arifjan CTEF yard

Military child Larissa Heslop stands out as a student, athlete, and volunteer

April 20, 2021 — Most children of those serving in the military move around a lot, and sometimes attend several different schools. They learn to adapt to new environments as they move, leaving behind friends with hopes of making new ones. Many learn how to use these challenges to enhance their lives beginning at a very young age. MORE
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1st TSC validates expeditionary command post at Camp Arifjan exercise

April 20, 2021 — Soldiers of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command's main command post at Fort Knox, Kentucky, deployed here throughout April for a validation exercise for its expeditionary command post. MORE
Alabama National Guard Spc. Anthony Hayes, 115th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, April 13, 2021 monitors the signal strength from the Tampa satellite dish that handled communications and data traffic during the Fort Knox, Kentucky, based 1st Theater Sustainment Command's expeditionary command post validation exercise at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Hayes, whose battalion is deployed to Camp Buerhing, Kuwait, said he appreciated getting real-world, unscripted training working in the ECP validation exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Neil W. McCabe)

401st AFSB Logistic Assistance Representatives support the military, enhance readiness

April 18, 2021 — “I’m here to help,” is the message Brian L. Debutts, logistic assistance representative, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, wants Soldiers and commanders to hear when he meets them for the first time in theater. MORE
Brian L. Debutts, logistics assistance representative, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, advises Sgt. Tommy D. Riddick, U.S. Army Signal Support Systems specialist, on matters involving Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System/ Advanced Session Initiation Protocol radio maintenance and operation at Erbil Ari Base, Iraq, Feb. 23. LARs like Debutts specialize in providing technical assistance to Soldiers on everything from communications and electronics to tracked vehicles and armament.

New leader takes command of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, 1st Theater Sustainment Command

April 16, 2021 — Capt. Keita C. Rodgers relinquished command of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, to Capt. Marco G. Lara in a ceremony at Waybur Theater, April 9, at Fort Knox, Kentucky. MORE
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Senior military leaders tour Army Prepositioned Stock at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

April 14, 2021 — The senior military advisor to U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait Alina L. Romanowski met April 3 here with leadership of the Counter-ISIS, Train and Equip Fund and the Army Field Support Battalion-Kuwait to review the Army Prepositioned Stock program. MORE
Soldiers from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command, Operational Command Post observe equipment which has been staged as part of the 401st Army Field Support Battalion-Kuwait’s and the Army’s Prepositioned Stock program at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait on April 3, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Elizabeth Rogers)

1st TSC supports Chinese-born Soldier's U.S. citizenship quest

April 11, 2021 — A Chinese-born Army Reserve specialist, deployed here with the Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based "Sentinels" of the 1185th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, recently submitted his application packet to become an American citizen. MORE
Army Reserve Spc. Feiyu He, a yard specialist deployed to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, with the Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based 1185th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, stands in one of the yards his battalion operates at Kuwait's Shuaiba Port. The Chinese-born He is applying for U.S. citizenship with the support of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command's operational command post at the camp. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Neil W. McCabe)

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