1st Theater Sustainment Command


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Return of two U.S. Army logistics support vessels to U.S. marks end of more than 20 year mission in the Middle East

October 9, 2020 — FORT KNOX, Ky. -- Two U.S. Army General Frank S. Besson-Class Logistics Support Vessels and their crews arrived at Third Port at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 8, marking the completion of more than 20 years of support to U.S. Central Command and U.S. Army Central. MORE
Col. James Peckham Jr., G3, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, delivers a speech during a welcome home ceremony for the Army Mariners of the 411th and 335th Transportation Detachments at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 8, 2020.  Peckham spoke to the many accomplishments of the units during their tenure in support of the mission in the U.S. Central Command and U.S. Army Central area of operation in the Middle East.  The crews made the 10,000 nautical mile trek aboard the Maj. Gen. Charles P. Gross (LSV 5) and the SP4 James A. Loux (LSV 6), which were the last of the LSVs to redeploy from Kuwait back to the U.S. in support of the Army’s watercraft modernization strategy.

Upholding the Soldier’s Creed in retirement

October 3, 2020 — FORT KNOX, Ky. -- Deployment. Within the Soldier’s Creed it states: “I stand ready to deploy, engage, and destroy the enemies of the United States of America in close combat.” It is a creed that every Soldier commits to and this Army Civilian ensures the Soldiers on his team can live by. MORE
ake Stover (left), deployment specialist, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, with fellow cavalry scouts while he was deployed with 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division to Baghdad in 2006. Stover deployed to Iraq multiple times following the events of 9/11. Stover stated that being deployed in Iraq helped him understand the value of being prepared. (Courtesy Photo)

Civilian uses life lessons to continue helping First Team Soldiers

September 18, 2020 — FORT KNOX, Ky. -- Barbara Wright developed resiliency, a strong work ethic, and a love for supporting Soldiers long before joining the First Team. MORE
Col. Rodney H. Honeycutt, Chief of Staff, 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), presents a time in service pin and certificate to Ms. Barbara E. Wright for her 15 years of service Feb. 28th, 2020 in Fort Knox, Ky.

1st TSC kicks off month-long Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention awareness campaign with a run/walk event

September 16, 2020 — FORT KNOX, Ky. — The 1st Theater Sustainment Command’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program kicked off a month-long awareness campaign with a Dedicate Your Run/Walk event here Sept. 10. MORE
Soldiers with the 1st Theater Sustainment Command run laps during the Dedicate Your Run/Walk event Sept. 10, 2020 at Fort Knox, Kentucky. During the event, participants dedicated the number of miles they ran or walked to a survivor of sexual assault as a show of support. The event took place to raise awareness of the approximately 7825 cases of sexual assault and harassment across the Department of Defense.

Loading Up

September 11, 2020 — The Army uses a myriad of heavy equipment and machinery. This ranges from trailers to tanks. One may wonder how this massive equipment finds its way to the battlefield. Soldiers from the 1184th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion (DDSB), based in Mobile, Ala., are responsible for the movement of over 400 pieces of equipment from several different units on this past shipment at the Port of Shuiaba, Kuwait. MORE
The Alliance St. Louis is loaded with over 400 pieces of heavy equipment at the Port of Shuiaba, Kuwait, September 11, 2020. The 1184th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, from Mobile, AL plays a vital role by relocating equipment because units rely on the equipment to carry out their missions. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo By Sgt. Vontrae Hampton)

Retired 1st TSC officer continues service as civilian

August 28, 2020 — FORT KNOX, Ky. -- On the top floor of Fowler Hall, David C. Dusterhoff, deputy chief of staff for the 1st Theater Sustainment Command, works tirelessly synchronizing the civilian and military personnel that work in the 1st TSC. MORE
David C. Dusterhoff, deputy chief of staff, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, stands next to the statue of Blackjack, the 1st TSC mascot, outside of the 1st TSC headquarters at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Aug. 19, 2020. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Noel Gerig, 1st TSC Public Affairs)

Death of a 1st Theater Sustainment Command Soldier – Sgt. Dontrez A. Dawson

August 20, 2020 — FORT KNOX, Ky. -- A 1st Theater Sustainment Command Soldier died as a result of a motor vehicle accident on the Bluegrass Parkway in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Aug. 16. MORE
Sgt. Dontrez A. Dawson entered the Army as a human resources specialist in January 2017, and has been assigned to the 14th Human Resources Sustainment Center, 1st Theater Sustainment Command Special Troops Battalion, 1st TSC, since June 2017.

Civil Affairs Regiment celebrates its 65th Anniversary

August 17, 2020 — The U.S. Army Civil Affairs Regiment commemorates its 65th anniversary of inception August 17. In 1955, civil affairs was formally established as a U.S. Army Reserve branch. It was designated as the Civil Affairs Regiment in October 1959. In October 2006, civil affairs was further established as a basic branch of the Army. MORE
Capt. Jeff Benton, civil affairs officer, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, stands in front of a school plaque in Sri Lanka, with dedications to all the personnel involved in its renovation. Benton, along with his team of civil affairs Soldiers, worked with the government and local authorities to restructure buildings in the city of Batticaloa in 2018. (Courtesy Photo)

1st Theater Sustainment Command responds to crisis in Beirut

August 17, 2020 — In the aftermath of a catastrophic explosion at the Port of Beirut on Aug. 4, the 1st Theater Sustainment Command immediately jumped into action to support relief efforts – and underscored the U.S. Central Command’s commitment to help a regional partner in need. MORE
Contractors supporting the 1st Theater Sustainment Command initiate response operations to support the Lebanon tragedy, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Aug. 5, 2020. 1st TSC Soldiers and contractors worked closely with their joint logistics enterprise partners, Defense Logistics Agency and the U.S. Central Command Deployment and Distribution Operation Center, in the coordination of receiving and staging the cases of meals and water for shipment to Lebanon.

Readout of Commander, U.S. Central Command, Gen Frank McKenzie's call with Lebanon Armed Forces Commander, Gen Joseph Aoun

August 6, 2020 — Capt. Bill Urban, spokesman for U.S. Central Command, provided the following readout: Gen. Frank McKenzie, Commander, U.S. Central Command, spoke with Lebanon Armed Forces Commander, Gen. Joseph Aoun, to express condolences for the loss of life and devastation caused by the explosion in Beirut's port facility. Gen McKenzie informed Gen Aoun of the impending delivery of three C-17s shipments of U.S. relief supplies including food, water, and medical supplies. Gen McKenzie expressed U.S. willingness to continue to work with the Lebanese Armed Forces to help provide aid and assistance to meet the needs of the Lebanese people during this terrible tragedy. Gen McKenzie expressed a desire to continue to partner with the Lebanese Armed Forces, the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, and USAID to identify and expedite support for Lebanon's recovery effort. The generals ended the call by agreeing to continue a close dialogue as the recovery effort continues. MORE
U.S. aid including food, water, and medical supplies in route to supply relief to those affected in Lebanon.

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