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1st Theater Sustainment Command

News Stories

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Managing Change

April 29, 2019 — Just as Brig. Gen. Clint E. Walker and Soldiers of the 184th Sustainment Command started the process of assuming mission command, the priority of effort shifted. The U.S. would withdraw over 2,000 troops from Syria. Rapidly. MORE
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Kim Ralston, 184th Sustainment Command, briefs members of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command’s Syrian Logistics Cell in Erbil, Iraq, April 24, 2019.

Saving Lives on the Battlefield – Deploying 1st TSC Soldiers Learn Critical Casualty Combat Care Skills

April 26, 2019 — When Soldiers sustain injuries on the battlefield, the difference between life and death is often measured in seconds not minutes, according to Lt. Col. Matthew Hoefer, division surgeon, 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC). MORE
Master Sgt. Shavonda Devearaux, surgeon cell noncommissioned officer in charge, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, gives an overview of the Blackjack Life Saver Course April 24, 2019 at Fort Knox, Ky.

Heavy Equipment Transporter System Subject Matter Exchange II

April 25, 2019 — Familiar faces and familiarization training is how day one of the Heavy Equipment Transport System (HETS) subject matter exchange began, with U.S. Army Soldiers introducing themselves to members of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO). Some Omani Soldiers needed no introduction from the instructors, as they attended the initial training given in January. MORE
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Josheph Davis assists Warrant Officer Sultan Salim Alaamari, Royal Army of Oman, with correcting a deficiency during the Heavy Equipment Transporter System Subject Matter Exchange II held at Sultan bin Safy Camp Shafa Oman, April 6-11, 2019.

The Value of Military and Civilian Medical Partnerships in Kuwait

April 24, 2019 — Partnering with Kuwait host nation medical facilities makes it possible for U.S. service members to receive both timely and quality medical care while remaining in theater. MORE
Cpt. Andrew Hehr and Maj. Anthony Delmonico, 452d Combat Support Hospital, serve as host nation liaisons with the United States Military Hospital - Kuwait, at Camp Arifjan.

Standards Saves Lives

April 22, 2019 — Spc. Jonathan Saffle doesn’t take training lightly. An instructor for the 300th Sustainment Brigade led Combat Life Saver course at Camp Arifjan, he stresses the importance of standards throughout the weeklong course. MORE
Spc. Shadarius Robinson, 184th Sustainment Command, treats a mock casualty during testing for the Combat Life Saver course held by the 300th Sustainment Brigade at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 19, 2019.

NCO Exchange between U.S. Army and Jordan Armed Forces

April 18, 2019 — U.S. Army and Jordan Armed Forces Soldiers conducted a noncommissioned officer Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE) at the Jordan Armed Forces Noncommissioned Officer Academy (JAF NCOA) in Amman, Jordan April 6-10, 2019. MORE
Participants and instructors pose for a photo after the completion of a United States Army and Jordan Armed Forces noncommissioned officer subject matter expert exchange in Amman, Jordan, April 6-10, 2019. Topics included the enlisted force structure, promotions, professional military education, performance feedback, evaluation processes, and career development for both armies. The U.S. and Jordan remain committed to a strong bilateral relationship built on common interests and mutual respect.

1st TSC Soldier Named Volunteer of the Year at Fort Knox

April 15, 2019 — For Sgt. 1st Class Kerrilee Case, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, volunteering is second nature. Her service led to her winning the Fort Knox Military Volunteer of the Year Award, which she received at a recognition ceremony on April 10, 2019. MORE
Sgt. 1st Class Kerrilee Case, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, poses for a photograph with Maj. Gen. John R. Evans, commanding general, and Command Sgt. Major. Mario Terenas, senior enlisted advisor, both with the U.S. Army Cadet Command, April 10, 2019 at Fort Knox, Ky., during the post’s Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Recognition Ceremony. Evans and Terenas presented Case with an award for being named the Military Volunteer of the Year.

Cooperation Through Mail

April 11, 2019 — Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division and Kuwait Criminal Investigation Division visited the Joint Military Mail Terminal (JMMT) at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, in March 2019. The visit afforded the agents the opportunity to learn and review the main inspection process. MORE
300th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers stand with members of the Kuwait Criminal Investigation Division during a tour of the Joint Military Mail Terminal at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, March 7, 2019.

Warrant Officer Joseph Pina: Outstanding Army Petroleum Staff Operator of the Year

April 10, 2019 — Soldiers are often quietly awarded for their actions, but not U.S. Army Warrant Officer Joseph Pina, 504th Quartermaster Company, 1st Armor Division Sustainment Brigade, who is forward deployed with the U.S. Army Reserve's 300th Sustainment Brigade. On March 12, 2019, the U.S. Army Petroleum Center (USAPC) Award for Petroleum Excellence announced Pina as the recipient of the Outstanding Army Petroleum Staff Operator of the Year. MORE
Warrant Officer Joseph Pina, 504th Quartermaster Company, 524th Support Battalion, 300th Sustainment Brigade, discusses fuel bag operations with Staff Sgt. Robert Miranda, 300th Sustainment Brigade fuel operation noncommissioned officer, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, March 19, 2019.

Hands-On Education

April 4, 2019 — Capt. Heather Meier, 452d Combat Support Hospital, U.S. Army Reserve, is a surgical nurse currently deployed in support of Operation Spartan Shield at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. She recently earned her master's degree at a physicians assistant graduate program, and then completed her clinical rotations in Kuwait. MORE
Capt. Heather Meier, 452d Combat Support Hospital, laughs with one of her preceptors, Capt. Laura Davis, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Mar. 14, 2019. Meier recently graduated from Jefferson College Physician Assistant Program with a master's degree. She completed her clinical rotations during her deployment in support of Operation Spartan Shield.

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