1st Theater Sustainment Command


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Red Team and Alpha Company Deployment Ceremony

November 19, 2018 — Over 40 members of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) said goodbye to their families, friends, and unit team members Nov. 19 at a deployment ceremony held at Sadowski Center on post. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. - The 1st Theater Sustainment Command Soldiers comprised of the Red Team and Alpha Company salute during the deployment ceremony at the Sadowski Center, Nov 19. The team, comprised of Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians, deploying to Kuwait where they will assume the Strategic Operations and Plans (SOaP) mission. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Zoran Raduka)

We Were Reefer Kings

November 8, 2018 — In 1965, the 1st Logistical Command, the precursor of what is now known as the 1st Theater Sustainment Command, began sending troops to Vietnam. The mission of the 1st Log was to act as the logistics headquarters for all units in the theater. MORE
SAIGON, Vietnam - The 1st Logistical Command 379th Transportation Company line up in a convoy to deliver food and ammo to the Soldiers on the frontlines, circa 1969. The trucks, known as the minesweepers ran ahead of the group, providing logistical support against the North Vietnamese Communist regime. (U.S. Army photo courtesy of the 379th Soldiers)

First Team Defines Mission Success in the Classroom

November 1, 2018 — The Army is a plethora of acronyms and jargon that can prove difficult to even the most seasoned Soldier. Knowing the proper lingo can alleviate a potential language barrier when describing important Army movements or operations. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. - Lt. Col. Barry Murray, deputy chief of the Strategic Operations and Plans (SOaP) for the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) Blue Team, assists Sgt. 1st Class Alaine Gilpin, plans non-commissioned officer during an SOaP team academic quiz. Forty Soldiers spent a week in the classroom learning the mission of the SOaP team before deploying to Kuwait. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Brent Thacker)

1st TSC Command Sergeant Major Retires

October 23, 2018 — Command Sgt. Maj. Jason Willett, senior enlisted advisor for the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), retired Oct. 23 during a joint retirement and relinquishment of responsibility ceremony at Waybur Theater. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. - Command Sgt. Maj. Jason Willett, senior enlisted advisor, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, conducts a Relinquishment of Responsibility as he passes the 1st Theater Sustainment Command guidon to Maj. Gen. Flem B. "Donnie" Walker, Jr., commanding general of 1st TSC, Oct.23. Willett dedicated 26 years to service in the Army, caring for the Army's greatest assets - its Soldiers. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Zoran Raduka)

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)

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