1st Theater Sustainment Command


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Operational Contract Support Course Graduates

October 16, 2018 — Maj. Gen. Flem B. “Donnie” Walker, Jr., commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command was the guest speaker at the Operational Contract Support (OCS) Course, Oct. 16. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. - Maj. Gen. Flem B. “Donnie” Walker, Jr., commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command was the guest speaker at the Operational Contract Support (OCS) Course, Oct. 16. Walker spoke on the importance of understanding contracts and working with contractors. (U.S. Army photos by Mr. Brent Thacker)

First Team Joins Down Home Days

October 6, 2018 — Soldiers from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) participated in the Muldraugh “Down Home Days” Parade Oct. 6. MORE
MULDRAUGH, Ky. - Col. Sidney Melton, chief of staff for 1st Theater Sustainment Command, and his spouse Michelle, participated as the Grand Marshals for the Muldraugh "Down Home Days" parade, Oct. 6. The 1st TSC team also provided the color guard and HMMV for the event. 1st TSC is honored to be partnered with the community of Muldraugh. (U.S. Army photos by Mr. Brent Thacker)

First Team Takes to the Field

September 24, 2018 — Soldiers from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) travelled to the Mount Eden training site Sept. 14 and set up camp there for a six-day field exercise. MORE
The Early Entry Command Post (EECP) as seen from the air. The 1st TSC has invested over $1 million acquiring tents and other key pieces of equipment for the EECP. The EECP is a key piece in the readiness of First Team, giving the command expeditionary capabilities if required in future missions. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Brent Thacker)

Screaming Eagles Take on Schutzenshnur

September 21, 2018 — In the spirit of camaraderie, partnership, and marksmanship, 130 Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and their German counterparts occupied the Maholic Range Complex to participate in the “Schutzenschnur” to earn their German proficiency marksmanship badge. MORE
Soldiers of the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade proudly hold up their certificates of achievement after being recognized in an award ceremony for earning their German proficiency marksmanship badge on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 14. (U.S. Army photo by: Spc. Alexes Anderson 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Showcasing Coordination and Cooperation

September 20, 2018 — With detachments in Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar, the 831st Transportation Battalion is at the tip of the sustainment spear, and their quarterly mission conducted at the Port of Mesaieed in Qatar on Sept. 20, highlighted their ability to get cargo to the warfighter through teamwork with international partners. MORE
A convoy of vehicles enters the Port of Masaieed, Qatar on Sept. 20 as part of the quarterly mission of the 831st Transportation Battalion. The 831st manages U.S. Army port operations in multiple countries throughout the area of responsibility, providing uninterrupted sustainment operations to warfighters in theater. (U.S. Army photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Lisa Rodriguez Presley, 143rd ESC Public Affairs)

K9 Competition

September 20, 2018 — The K9 competition, held at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, consisted of four events: detection, obedience, agility and controlled aggression. In each event, the working dog teams were evaluated on their expedience to complete the task, their accuracy, their focus and their obedience to their handlers’ commands. Based on these evaluations, the nine working dog teams (three U.S. Army teams and six AMK9 contractor teams) were awarded corresponding points, and the team that ended up with the most points won. MORE
Larry, the working dog who is handled by Spc. Austin Lancaster, native of Amarillo, Texas and military working dog handler for the 180th Military Working Dog Detachment in Fort Leonard Wood, latches on to the bite sleeve of an AMK9 contractor during the controlled aggression portion of the K9 Competition here on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The K9 competition, held September 16, 2018, consisted of four events: detection, obedience, agility and controlled aggression. In each event, the working dog teams were evaluated on their expedience to complete the task, their accuracy, their focus and their obedience to their handler’s commands. Based on these evaluations, the nine working dog teams (three U.S. Army teams and six AMK9 contractor teams) were awarded corresponding points, and the team that ended up with the most points won. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Joint Sustainment Symposium with Jordanian Armed Forces

September 20, 2018 — Officers from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) and the 157th Military Engagement Team conducted a Sustainment Staff Exchange with Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) Logistics, Transportation, and Procurement directorate officers at the JAF Logistics Headquarters, Sept. 16-20. MORE
AMMAN, Jordan - 1st Theater Sustainment Command Soldiers (left) and the 157th Military Engagement Team conducted a Sustainment Staff Exchange with Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) Logistics, Transportation, and Procurement directorate officers at the JAF Logistics Headquarters, Sept. 16-20. (U.S. Army photo provided)

1st TSC Command Team Holds Code 19 Forum

September 6, 2018 — Maj. Gen. Flem B. “Donnie” Walker, Jr., commanding general, and Sgt. Maj. Jason Willett, senior enlisted advisor, both of 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), held a Code 19 Forum at the Gen. George Patton Museum Sept. 5-6. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. - Maj. Gen. Flem B. “Donnie” Walker, Jr., commanding general, right, speaks while Sgt. Maj. Jason Willett, senior enlisted advisor, both of 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), observes during the Code 19 Forum at the Gen. George Patton Museum Sept. 5-6. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Brent Thacker)

1st TSC Conducts NCO Symposium

August 30, 2018 — Noncommissioned officers (NCO) of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) held a three-day symposium at the General George Patton Museum to allow for an open-forum of professional informative discussion, Aug. 28-30. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. – Noncommissioned (NCO) Soldiers from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command listen to a presentation during the 2018 NCO Symposium, Aug 28-30, at the Gen. George Patton Museum. The symposium allowed for professional open-forum discussion amongst the NCO ranks. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Zoran Raduka)

1st TSC Commanding General Visits Red River Army Depot

August 23, 2018 — Maj. Gen. Flem “Donnie” Walker, Jr., commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), visited the Red River Army Depot in Texarkana, Texas, Aug. 23, to check the progress of rebuilding critical sustainment support vehicles. MORE
RED RIVER ARMY DEPOT, Texarkana, Texas – Maj. Gen. Flem B. “Donnie” Walker, Jr., commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command tours the Red River Army Depot facility, Aug. 23. Walker talked with the employees of the facility, learning about the rebuilding of Army Heavy Equipment Transports. (U.S. Army photo  by Adrienne Brown Red River Army Depot PAO)

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