1st Theater Sustainment Command


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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)

Joint Sustainment Symposium with Jordanian Armed Forces

September 20, 2018 — Officers from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) and the 157th Military Engagement Team conducted a Sustainment Staff Exchange with Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) Logistics, Transportation, and Procurement directorate officers at the JAF Logistics Headquarters, Sept. 16-20. MORE
AMMAN, Jordan - 1st Theater Sustainment Command Soldiers (left) and the 157th Military Engagement Team conducted a Sustainment Staff Exchange with Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) Logistics, Transportation, and Procurement directorate officers at the JAF Logistics Headquarters, Sept. 16-20. (U.S. Army photo provided)

1st TSC Command Team Holds Code 19 Forum

September 6, 2018 — Maj. Gen. Flem B. “Donnie” Walker, Jr., commanding general, and Sgt. Maj. Jason Willett, senior enlisted advisor, both of 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), held a Code 19 Forum at the Gen. George Patton Museum Sept. 5-6. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. - Maj. Gen. Flem B. “Donnie” Walker, Jr., commanding general, right, speaks while Sgt. Maj. Jason Willett, senior enlisted advisor, both of 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), observes during the Code 19 Forum at the Gen. George Patton Museum Sept. 5-6. (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Brent Thacker)

1st TSC Conducts NCO Symposium

August 30, 2018 — Noncommissioned officers (NCO) of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) held a three-day symposium at the General George Patton Museum to allow for an open-forum of professional informative discussion, Aug. 28-30. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. – Noncommissioned (NCO) Soldiers from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command listen to a presentation during the 2018 NCO Symposium, Aug 28-30, at the Gen. George Patton Museum. The symposium allowed for professional open-forum discussion amongst the NCO ranks. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Zoran Raduka)

1st TSC Commanding General Visits Red River Army Depot

August 23, 2018 — Maj. Gen. Flem “Donnie” Walker, Jr., commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), visited the Red River Army Depot in Texarkana, Texas, Aug. 23, to check the progress of rebuilding critical sustainment support vehicles. MORE
RED RIVER ARMY DEPOT, Texarkana, Texas – Maj. Gen. Flem B. “Donnie” Walker, Jr., commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command tours the Red River Army Depot facility, Aug. 23. Walker talked with the employees of the facility, learning about the rebuilding of Army Heavy Equipment Transports. (U.S. Army photo  by Adrienne Brown Red River Army Depot PAO)

1st TSC Civilian Signs Off After More Than Four Decades of Service

August 21, 2018 — The summer of 1973. Bellbottoms and tie-dye’s are all the rage. President Richard Nixon is currently dealing with the Watergate scandal. A young University of Kentucky college student steps off the bus at Fort Knox, ready for Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) summer camp. His hair is a regulation buzz cut and over his eyes are Buddy Holly framed glasses. This naïve farm boy, who grew up arrowhead hunting on nearby plowed farm fields, has no idea how his life will transpire. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. - Gary Chandler, enrolled in  Reserve Officers' Training Corps program poses for a photo inside a tank at the old General Patton museum in 1973. Chandler retired from federal service after 42 years, serving in active duty, reserves and a general service employee. (U.S. Army photo courtesy of Mr. Gary Chandler)

From Family Readiness to the Front Line

July 17, 2018 — Like many military spouses, Theresa Scott is no stranger to seeing her husband deploy. She knows what it is like to stay behind, rear a family, pay all the bills and maintain a “normal life” while he travels overseas. MORE
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – Theresa Scott, family readiness support assistant, 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), stands in front of the 1st TSC Theater Gateway T-Wall, June 18. Scott traveled to Camp Arifjan to experience life as a Soldier on deployment.

Sustainers Take Flight

July 12, 2018 — Over 100 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) and 244th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers teamed up to conduct air medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) training, July 12. MORE
FORT KNOX, Ky. – Soldiers from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) board onto a HH-60M Hospital Blackhawk during an air medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) training, July 12. The 1st TSC Soldiers learned how to build and use a Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System, evaluate a casualty and perform tactical care, request MEDEVAC support and aircraft safety as well as tactical aerial flight operations. (U.S. Army photos by Mr. Brent Thacker)

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