1st Theater Sustainment Command


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349th CSH Assumes Authority of USMH-K

May 9, 2019 — Soldiers of the 349th Combat Support Hospital assumed authority of United States Military Hospital — Kuwait at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, May 6, 2019. The unit they assumed authority from the 452d Combat Support Hospital, who completed their nine month rotation this month. MORE
Kuwait Col. Raed Altajalli, assistant director of Kuwait North Military Medical Complex, and U.S. Army Col. Ellen Shannon-Ball, 452d Combat Support Hospital commander, stand together after he receives an award at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, May 6, 2019.

Kuwait Land Forces Director of Military Medical Health Authority Visits U.S. Military Hospital - Kuwait

May 8, 2019 — Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Alameeri, director of Military Medical Health Authority, Kuwait Land Forces, visited the U.S. Military Hospital – Kuwait (USMH-K) at Camp Arifjan May 5, 2019. MORE
Hospital, Col. Nawaf Al-Dosari, M.D., director of the North Military Medical Complex, and Col. Kathleen Clary, 452d CSH, stand together at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, May 5, 2019.

Khabari Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Demonstrates Continued Partnership

May 6, 2019 — The snip of a giant pair of ceremonial scissors marked the reopening of Building T-100, a newly renovated facility at Kharabi Crossing on May 1, 2019. MORE
U.S. Army Col. Guy Reedy, 1st Theater Sustainment Command’s Operational Command Post chief of staff,  Kuwait Col. Abdullah Hamed Al-Masamah,  Khabari Crossing operations manager, and Jamal Al-Julawi, director general of customs administration cut the ribbon on a newly rennovated facility at Khabari Crossing, Kuwait, April 30, 2019.

Stitching the Relationship: Forming Medical Bonds in Bahrain

May 6, 2019 — When dealing with chemicals, certain elements put together form a bond. Two hydrogen and one part oxygen will give us water. When U.S. Medical Soldiers came to Bahrain to participate in a week long medical subject matter expert exchange with medical professionals on the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), they also created a bond through knowledge and understanding. MORE
A team of U.S. Army and Bahrian Defence Force Soldiers after a medical subject matter expert exchange at the Crown Prince Center of Training and Medical Research in Bahrain, April 18, 2019.

420th MCB: Mission Complete

May 1, 2019 — The colors are cased, the formal transfer of authority is complete, and Soldiers of the 420th Transportation Battalion now prepare for the next challenge during their deployment — transitioning from Camp Arifjan, Kuwiat, to their home station of Sherman Oaks, Calif. MORE
Soldiers of the 420th Transportation Battalion, a U.S. Army movement control battalion, gather at their memorial T-Wall at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 27, 2019.

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.

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