1st Theater Sustainment Command


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‘Spears Ready’ Soldiers boost morale, one parcel at a time

October 5, 2021 — While Spc. Joby L. Forney is a chemical, biologicial, radiological and nuclear specialist by trade, he spends the majority of each duty day ensuring that Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, receive their mail from home. MORE
Spc. Matthew A. Hernandez, a Soldier assigned to 678th Human Resources Company, scans a package held by Cpl. Brett D. Ellis, a human resources specialist assigned to the Fort Bragg, North Carolina, based Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, at the post office on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on Oct. 2, 2021. Ellis, a native of Fort Worth, Texas, is one of many Soldiers deployed to Kuwait staffing the 1st Theater Sustainment Command Operational Command Post.

1st TSC HHC holds change of responsibility

October 5, 2021 — Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, 1st Theater Sustainment Command held a change of responsibility ceremony Oct.1 in front of the 1st TSC headquarters here. MORE
Capt. Marco G. Lara, commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, passes the guidon to 1st Sgt. Charles L. York, incoming first sergeant, HHC, STB, 1st TSC, during the company's change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Oct 1., 2021. The passing of the guidon symbolizes the transition of responsibility from one first sergeant to another.

595th Transportation Brigade puts people first with Strong Bonds workshop

September 27, 2021 — Capt. Eberge Maximilien asks each of the Soldiers seated around the conference table before her to introduce themselves, and to share a personal strength and weakness with the group. MORE
Capt. Eberge Maximilien, chaplain for the 595th Transportation Brigade (SDDC), leads a discussion during the brigade's Sept. 21, 2021 Strong Bonds event at the Kuwait Navy Base. The 595th TB (SDDC) is based at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, and its Soldiers coordinate transportation of equipment, supplies and other materiel throughout the U.S. Central Command area of operations.

Lucky 7 leads Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, sergeants major in PT, police call

September 18, 2021 — U.S. Army Central’s command sergeant major led 36 other sergeants major deployed here with the various active-duty and reserve component units in a physical training session Sept. 12. Command Sgt. Maj. Brian A Hester and the sergeants major divided up into teams for a competition executed round-robin style with exercises based on the Army Combat Fitness Test. MORE
three Soldiers in black shorts and t-shirt observe three soldiers in black shorts and t-shirt on a pull up bar tucking their legs to their elbows.

401st Army Field Support Brigade provides post-HKIA retrograde support

September 15, 2021 — The 401st Army Field Support Brigade is working to ensure units deployed to the last days of the U.S. mission at Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport redeploy home with their equipment. MORE
Humvees belonging to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, based Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, lined up Sept. 1, 2021, in a lot at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, to be accounted for by Army Field Battalion-Southwest Asia, 401st Army Field Support Brigade before rolling out to the camp's wash rack and final disposition and shipment back to Fort Bragg. Delta Company provided support to evacuation operations at Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport as part of Operation Allies Refuge.

Army announces implementation of mandatory vaccines for Soldiers

September 15, 2021 —  The Army outlined its plan today to fully comply with the Secretary of Defense’s order requiring all Service members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. MORE
Spc. Tyler Boyer, a Hayden, Colorado native and medical specialist assigned to the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, administers the COVID-19 vaccine at Fort Carson, Colorado Aug 3, 2021. The 4th Inf. Div. remains committed to keeping the Fort Carson community safe and healthy by offering mobile vaccinations centers.

1st TSC creates suicide awareness council

September 14, 2021 — September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month and Soldiers from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command took the fight to prevent suicides to the next level by creating a suicide prevention council. Exemplifying the campaign theme of “connect to protect - support is within reach,” the unit kicked off the month with its first suicide prevention council meeting on Sept. 1. MORE
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Soldiers Work with Local Organizations to Support Afghanistan Evacuation Efforts in Qatar

September 14, 2021 — U.S. Army Soldiers, civilian contractors, several government agencies, and non-government organizations provided humanitarian relief to Afghan evacuees during the Aug. 31 drawdown of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. MORE
Zack Bazzi, the regional director in the Middle East and Central Asia for the non-profit organization, Spirit of America, helps stack boxes of donated goods at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, September 5, 2021. Soldiers continue to support Department of Defense and Department of State teammates in Afghanistan evacuation efforts with care and compassion at various U.S. Central Command locations. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Elizabeth Hackbarth, U.S. Army Central Public Affairs)

Growing up in the shadow of war: ‘Spears Ready’ soldiers reflect on 9/11 and the end of the war in Afghanistan

September 13, 2021 — When Spc. Miguel A. Martinez thinks back to when he first learned about the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 attacks, he remembers feeling angry. MORE
Spc. Miguel A. Martinez, Pvt. 1st Class Janice M. Salazar, and Spc. Onosai Misionare, Soldiers assigned to 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, stand in front of T-walls painted by Soldiers in units who have previously served in 1st Theater Sustainment Command's operational command post at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on Sept. 10, 2021. The Fort Bragg, N.C., based Soldiers deployed in August to support 1st TSC's operational command post mission.

Australian general joins Soldiers, civilians at 'Desert Medic’ vaccine rodeo

September 10, 2021 — U.S. Army Central Command’s deputy commanding general for operations received his second Moderna COVID-19 vaccine dose during a visit to 3rd Medical Command’s Operation Med Spear vaccine event here, Aug. 16. MORE
Australian Army Maj. Gen. Christopher A. Field

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