1st Theater Sustainment Command


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‘Blackjack’ chief warrant officer recognized for service in Army’s last days in Kabul

October 20, 2021 — A logistics chief warrant officer deployed with the 1st Theater Sustainment Command was recognized during an Oct. 7 award presentation at the 1st TSC's operational command post here. MORE
1st Theater Sustainment Command Deputy Commanding Officer Sean P. Davis awarded Chief Warrant Officer 4 Scott O. Harned, 1st TSC (Forward), the Army Commendation Medal with the "C" device for combat conditions at an Oct. 7, 2021, ceremony at 1st TSC's operational command post, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Davis presented the medal to Harned in recognition of his exceptionally meritorious service during his deployment to Afghanistan from July 28, 2021, to Aug. 30, 2021.

Why I serve: ‘It’s been one door after another, and I keep walking through them’

October 19, 2021 — Capt. Joshua D. Dandridge decided at age 11 that he wanted to serve “something bigger than himself.” MORE
Capt. Joshua D. Dandridge, a logistics officer assigned to the Fort Bragg, North Carolina, based 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, has been deployed to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, since August supporting the 1st Theater Sustainment Command’s Operational Command Post. “The Army just opened up so many doors that I would have never been able to [go through] had I not been in the military,” he said. “It’s been one door after another, and I keep walking through them.”

Why I Serve: ‘I want to be that voice’

October 15, 2021 — Staff Sgt. Welington E. David is not afraid to speak up. MORE
Staff Sgt. Welington E. David, an automated logistics specialist assigned to the 264th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, poses with his mother, Valentina Elewel, in a photo family from the past. “My inspiration really was my mom, [she took] care of me 18 years of my life, and so it was my way of tribute and of paying her back for all the hardship that she has gone through just to be able to get me to where I am today,” David said.

Army Reserve daughter of mariachi singer reflects on her Afghanistan, Qatar service

October 7, 2021 — A Mexican American Army Reserve Soldier deployed here with the 155th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade reflected on her remarkable experiences in Afghanistan and Qatar for this year’s Hispanic Heritage observance. MORE
Army Reserve Spc. Luz Hernandez, who is currently deployed to Camp Buehring, Kuwait, with the South El Monte, California, based 155th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, shares a moment with her parents, Angel Hernandez Mendoza and Maria Guadalupe Lopez- Hernandez. Hernandez said she draws strength from her parents’ legacy. “I am sure there are Mexican heroes, but for me, it was just hearing my dad's and my mom's stories—how they came from nothing in Mexico.” (Photo courtesy of Spc. Luz Hernandez)

‘Spears Ready’ Soldiers boost morale, one parcel at a time

October 5, 2021 — While Spc. Joby L. Forney is a chemical, biologicial, radiological and nuclear specialist by trade, he spends the majority of each duty day ensuring that Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, receive their mail from home. MORE
Spc. Matthew A. Hernandez, a Soldier assigned to 678th Human Resources Company, scans a package held by Cpl. Brett D. Ellis, a human resources specialist assigned to the Fort Bragg, North Carolina, based Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, at the post office on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on Oct. 2, 2021. Ellis, a native of Fort Worth, Texas, is one of many Soldiers deployed to Kuwait staffing the 1st Theater Sustainment Command Operational Command Post.

1st TSC HHC holds change of responsibility

October 5, 2021 — Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, 1st Theater Sustainment Command held a change of responsibility ceremony Oct.1 in front of the 1st TSC headquarters here. MORE
Capt. Marco G. Lara, commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, passes the guidon to 1st Sgt. Charles L. York, incoming first sergeant, HHC, STB, 1st TSC, during the company's change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Oct 1., 2021. The passing of the guidon symbolizes the transition of responsibility from one first sergeant to another.

595th Transportation Brigade puts people first with Strong Bonds workshop

September 27, 2021 — Capt. Eberge Maximilien asks each of the Soldiers seated around the conference table before her to introduce themselves, and to share a personal strength and weakness with the group. MORE
Capt. Eberge Maximilien, chaplain for the 595th Transportation Brigade (SDDC), leads a discussion during the brigade's Sept. 21, 2021 Strong Bonds event at the Kuwait Navy Base. The 595th TB (SDDC) is based at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, and its Soldiers coordinate transportation of equipment, supplies and other materiel throughout the U.S. Central Command area of operations.

Lucky 7 leads Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, sergeants major in PT, police call

September 18, 2021 — U.S. Army Central’s command sergeant major led 36 other sergeants major deployed here with the various active-duty and reserve component units in a physical training session Sept. 12. Command Sgt. Maj. Brian A Hester and the sergeants major divided up into teams for a competition executed round-robin style with exercises based on the Army Combat Fitness Test. MORE
three Soldiers in black shorts and t-shirt observe three soldiers in black shorts and t-shirt on a pull up bar tucking their legs to their elbows.

401st Army Field Support Brigade provides post-HKIA retrograde support

September 15, 2021 — The 401st Army Field Support Brigade is working to ensure units deployed to the last days of the U.S. mission at Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport redeploy home with their equipment. MORE
Humvees belonging to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, based Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, lined up Sept. 1, 2021, in a lot at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, to be accounted for by Army Field Battalion-Southwest Asia, 401st Army Field Support Brigade before rolling out to the camp's wash rack and final disposition and shipment back to Fort Bragg. Delta Company provided support to evacuation operations at Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport as part of Operation Allies Refuge.

Army announces implementation of mandatory vaccines for Soldiers

September 15, 2021 —  The Army outlined its plan today to fully comply with the Secretary of Defense’s order requiring all Service members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. MORE
Spc. Tyler Boyer, a Hayden, Colorado native and medical specialist assigned to the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, administers the COVID-19 vaccine at Fort Carson, Colorado Aug 3, 2021. The 4th Inf. Div. remains committed to keeping the Fort Carson community safe and healthy by offering mobile vaccinations centers.

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