1st Theater Sustainment Command


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1st TSC Civilian Signs Off After More Than Four Decades of Service

August 21, 2018 — The summer of 1973. Bellbottoms and tie-dye’s are all the rage. President Richard Nixon is currently dealing with the Watergate scandal. A young University of Kentucky college student steps off the bus at Fort Knox, ready for Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) summer camp. His hair is a regulation buzz cut and over his eyes are Buddy Holly framed glasses. This naïve farm boy, who grew up arrowhead hunting on nearby plowed farm fields, has no idea how his life will transpire. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. - Gary Chandler, enrolled in  Reserve Officers' Training Corps program poses for a photo inside a tank at the old General Patton museum in 1973. Chandler retired from federal service after 42 years, serving in active duty, reserves and a general service employee. (U.S. Army photo courtesy of Mr. Gary Chandler)

From Family Readiness to the Front Line

July 17, 2018 — Like many military spouses, Theresa Scott is no stranger to seeing her husband deploy. She knows what it is like to stay behind, rear a family, pay all the bills and maintain a “normal life” while he travels overseas. MORE
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – Theresa Scott, family readiness support assistant, 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), stands in front of the 1st TSC Theater Gateway T-Wall, June 18. Scott traveled to Camp Arifjan to experience life as a Soldier on deployment.

Sustainers Take Flight

July 12, 2018 — Over 100 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) and 244th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers teamed up to conduct air medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) training, July 12. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. – Soldiers from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) board onto a HH-60M Hospital Blackhawk during an air medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) training, July 12. The 1st TSC Soldiers learned how to build and use a Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System, evaluate a casualty and perform tactical care, request MEDEVAC support and aircraft safety as well as tactical aerial flight operations. (U.S. Army photos by Mr. Brent Thacker)

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

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