1st Theater Sustainment Command

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1st TSC Soldiers Return From Six-Month Deployment

June 20, 2019 — For Master Sgt. Edgar Zavala, deploying is part of the job. But this deployment was a little different, as when he left he had a five-month-old daughter, when he returned she was already a year old. MORE

Preaching From Afar

June 5, 2019 — A Mississippi Army National Guard unit ministry team takes "preaching to the choir" to a new level by using Army video teleconference capabilities to offer services for warfighters throughout the Middle East. MORE
Lt. Col. Terry Partin, command chaplain for the 184th Sustainment Command, offers religious services to warfighters near and far using video teleconference technology during a service at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, May 26, 2019.

Task Force Sinai’s AVCO change of command

May 30, 2019 — Maj. Amoreena York relinquished command of the U.S. Army's Aviation Company (AVCO), Task Force Sinai (TFS) to Maj. Mark Axtell May 23, 2019. AVCO supports the Multinational Force & Observers (MFO) mission of supervising the implementation of the security provisions of the Egyptian-Israeli Treaty of Peace and employ best efforts to prevent any violation of its terms. MORE
Maj. Amoreena York, Col. Mark Ott, and Maj. Mark Axtell walk to their seats after passing the guidon signaling the transfer of leadership of Aviation Company (AVCO), Task Force Sinai,  South Camp, Egypt, May 23, 2019. AVCO is a self-sustaining aviation company, enhanced with all the support elements of a traditional aviation battalion.

Holy Joe's: Coffee with a Spoon of Resiliency

May 29, 2019 — At Camp Arifjan, nested in the 450th Transportation Battalion and 300th Sustainment Brigade's headquarters area, is Holy Joe's - a coffee spot with restorative qualities. MORE
Holy Joe's, a resiliency center at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, has books, video games, and coffee for Soldiers who need a break, May 20, 2019.

Medical Logistics: Sustaining the Force

May 23, 2019 — Go to the hospital for a gash, get bandaged, get medicine, and go home. Where do these bandages and medicine come from, though? Medical logistics makes the delivery of the equipment possible. MORE
Capt. Karl Jones, 184th Sustainment Command, checks medical supplies at a warehouse at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, May 15, 2019.

Many Nationalities, One U.S. Army

May 22, 2019 — The United States provides opportunities for people from all walks of life. Two Soldiers deployed to Kuwait with 184th Sustainment Command may have been born and raised in different nations, but they chose to serve in the U.S. Army. MORE
Staff Sgt. Zafar Iqbal, 184th Sustainment Command, observes maintence contractors at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Feb. 28, 2019.

3d HRSC and 398th FMSU Settle in at Camp Arifjan

May 14, 2019 — It’s not every day that company-sized elements pick up and move from one camp to another during an overseas rotation. But this wasn’t a pick up and move, and these aren’t regular companies. MORE
Maj. Gen. Bradley K. Dreyer, deputy chief of staff, G-8, U.S. Army Central, visits the 398th Finance Center at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, March 16, 2019.

1st Theater Sustainment Command Traffic Safety Campaign

May 14, 2019 — The 1st Theater Sustainment Command partnered with the State of Kuwait to emplace several road safety signs in the vicinity of Camp Buehring in North Kuwait. MORE
Members of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command and a Kuwait work crew stand for a photo in between two recently installed traffic signs during a traffic safety sign setup initiative conducted along routes in the vicinity of Camp Buehring Kuwait, May 11, 2019.

Delivering Smiles One Package at a Time

May 13, 2019 — They line up in a long, narrow hall on the backside of the Zone 2 post exchange. Sitting on discarded black, dusty chairs or on a couple of left over wooden benches, the scenery is insipid, vacant of any décor on the beige-painted cinder blocks. MORE
Sgt. Curtis Roach, 184th Sustainment Command, looks at a package at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 29, 2019.

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.

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