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Army Mariners perform cargo transfer at sea

June 17, 2017 — The crew of the U.S. Army’s Logistics Support Vessel 5 (LSV-5), dubbed the Maj. Gen. Charles P. Gross, conducted an in stream cargo transfer with another vessel after departing Kuwait Naval Base on June 13, 2017. MORE
The crews of U.S. Army Watercraft Logistics Support Vessel 5 (LSV-5), “Maj. Gen. Charles P. Gross,” and Military Sealift Command Vessel Gem State prepare to secure their vessels to one another in the Persian Gulf, on June 13, 2017. The vessels participated in an in-stream cargo transfer exercise, moving containers from one boat to the other using the Gem State’s crane, in order to demonstrate the LSV’s sustainment support capabilities.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jeremy Bratt)

The Harlem Hellfighters: A 104 Year Retrospective

June 17, 2017 — June marks the 104 Year Anniversary of the 15th Infantry Regiment, the forbearers of today’s 369th Sustainment Brigade. MORE
U.S. Army Master Sgt. Edgar Ponce guides Spc. Agnes Torres, both with the 369th Sustainment Brigade, as she drives a Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH) at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on November 12, 2016. RTCHs are used to move large containers over various types of terrain. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jeremy Bratt)

Lt. Gen. (retired) Andrew P. Chambers

June 12, 2017 — Lt. Gen. (retired) Andrew P. Chambers, former Third U.S. Army commanding general (from 1987-1989), passed away at the age of 85 on June 3. MORE
Lt. Gen. (retired) Andrew P. Chambers, former Third U.S. Army commanding general (from 1987-1989), passed away at the age of 85 on June 3.

Inaugural Hellfighter 5k held in Kuwait

June 10, 2017 — The inaugural Harlem Hellfighter 5K run was held here on June 2, 2017. MORE
Master Sgt. Edgar Ponce, of the 369th Sustainment Brigade, carries the brigade colors over the finish line in the inaugural Harlem Hellfighter 5K run, held at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait on June 2, 2017. The event was held to celebrate the 104th anniversary of the formation of the historic New York National Guard unit. The unit was given their historic nickname “Hellfighters” by their German opponents in WWI for their remarkable prowess on the battlefield. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jeremy Bratt)

Rigging the Sustainment Game

June 10, 2017 — While the parachute riggers of the Army Reserve’s 824th Quartermaster Company may not include packing parachutes for Soldiers to jump out of perfectly good airplanes, the supplies and equipment they prepare for aerial delivery are no less vital to the survival of Soldiers. MORE
Spc. Alexander Triska and Spc. Keith Manning of the 824th Quartermaster Company, secure a parachute to a container for aerial delivery at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on April 25, 2017. Aerial delivery operations are essential for getting supplies to troops in the Middle East when conventional means of transportation are not feasible. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jeremy Bratt)

369th Sustainment Brigade develops leaders

June 10, 2017 — Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard’s 369th Sustainment Brigade, 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), have been conducting professional development training while deployed to Kuwait. MORE
Soldiers of the 369th Sustainment Brigade practice hand grenade throwing skills at Camp Arifjan Kuwait, May 20, 2017. Basic Soldier tasks and skills are part of the brigade’s Small Unit Leader Training program. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Cesar E. Leon)

U.S. Army Central Names Best Warriors

June 1, 2017 — Soldiers from across the U.S. Army Central area of operations came together for the USARCENT Best Warrior Competition, Camp Buehring, Kuwait, May 22-25. MORE
Spc. Zachary Elenchin, a Soldier representing 3rd Medical Command, in the U.S. Army Central Best Warrior competition, turns around at the six-mile mark of the ruck march at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, May 24. Competitors had to complete a 12-mile ruck march as one of four events testing physical fitness and fortitude. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Kelly Gary, 29th Infantry Division Public Affairs)

Medical Detachment guards against disease and injury

June 1, 2017 — The 485th Medical Detachment Preventive Medicine continues the fight against preventable diseases and injuries by providing role-three field preventive medicine support and consultation to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. MORE
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Suri Morales (left), preventive medical detachment sergeant and U.S. Army Capt. Samuel VanGordon, biochemists officer-in-charge, both soldiers with the 485th Preventive Medicine Detachment, discuss the daily battle rhythm, May 26, at Camp Arifijan, Kuwait. The 485th Preventive Medicine Detachment mission is to mitigate disease and non-battle injuries for uniformed Servicemembers, U.S. Department of Defense civilians and contractors deployed in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

Memorial Day Message

May 25, 2017 — On Memorial Day we honor those Servicemembers who have made the ultimate sacrifice. MORE
Memorial Day Message

US Army Central hosts “gathering” in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 24, 2017 — SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. – U.S. Army Central’s equal opportunity directorate invited guests to a “family gathering” during an observance for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Patton Hall May 24. MORE
Several U.S. Army Central children teach the Tinikling to USARCENT members, as Col. Roy Banzon, USARCENT inspector general commander, and Marlyn Banzon, Banzon’s wife, hit and tap the bamboo poles in rhythm to the music during USARCENT’s observance for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Patton Hall May 24.

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Patton's Own: Lt. Gen. Michael Garrett and USARCENT hosted the Land Forces Symposium from 19-22 June. Bringing representatives from our Central and South Asian partner nations to Arlington, Va., the symposium gave the attendees the opportunity to listen to military and civilian experts speak on the region. The USARCENT LFS was even attended by U.S. Central Command's Commander Gen. Joseph Votel, who spoke on his insight on the challenges faced. Third, Always First! U.S. Army U.S. Central Command
“The Army’s hiring,” Maj. Gen. Jason Evans, the head of Human Resources Command, told Army Times in March, when he was director of military personnel management in the Army G-1. “We’re doing this responsibly with a focus on quality.”
Patton's Own: Chief Warrant Officer 2 Sarah Stone walks us through the bridge of the LSV-5 MG Charles P. Gross in our latest USARCENT Spotlight. Third, Always First! U.S. Army U.S. Central Command Area Support Group - Kuwait
Patton's Own: 35th Infantry Division is in the final stages for their deployment to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility and assume Task Force Spartan mission command U.S. Army Central Third, Always First!
Patton's Own: The Soldiers of the 29th Infantry Division recieved end of tour awards for their achievements in support of Operation Spartan Shield, June 17, 2017. Third, Always First! U.S. Army U.S. Central Command 29th Infantry Division
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. - The 408th Contracting Support Brigade welcomed a new commander after a change of command ceremony held at Shaw Air Force Base's Carolina Skies Club Thursday. U.S. Army U.S. Central Command
Patton’s Own: Camp Arifjan kicks off U.S. Army's 242nd birthday celebration with a 5k run.This year’s birthday theme, “Over There! A celebration of the World War I Soldier,” commemorates the more than two million American Soldiers who served in World War I. Third, Always First!!! U.S. Central Command For additional pictures check out our FLICKR page. https://www.flickr.com/photos/usarmycentral/albums/72157682216494654/with/35247996701/
Patton's Own: Servicemembers located at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait give a shout out for Father's Day Third, Always First! U.S. Central Command U.S. Army Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve - عملية العزم الصلب
Patton's Own: The 408th Contracting Support Brigade conducts its change of command ceremony. Third, Always First! U.S. Central Command U.S. Army https://youtu.be/BBrcekcZ90Y
The retirement of these Soldiers is announced with honor and sincere appreciation for their long distinguished careers.
Patton's Own, The commanding general of U.S. Army Central, Lt. Gen. Michael X. Garrett, presented the Army Commendation Medal to Sgt. Matthew B. Pascual, the commanding general’s operations NCO, during a ceremony June 16, at Patton Hall, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. Pascual, is wrapping up his time here at USACRENT and will be heading to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Third, Always First! U.S. Army U.S. Central Command
WASHINGTON -- The United States Army announced today how it will allocate thousands of additional troops that are part of an end strength directed by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act. The increase allows the Army to maintain an end strength of 1.018 million Soldiers. This results in a regular Army force increase to 476,000 soldiers; the Army National Guard to 343,000 soldiers; and the Army Reserve to 199,000 soldiers. The increase reverses the Total Army end strength reduction originally programmed for 980,000 by the end of FY18.
Patton's Own: Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Dostie, the senior enlisted adviser of U.S. Army Central, visited with Soldiers of Charlie Battery, 4th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, during a visit to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. Third, Always First! U.S. Central Command U.S. Army Charlie 4-5 ADA 4th Battalion - 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment
Patton's Own: See what the 242 #ArmyBday means to USARCENT soldiers! Third, Always First! U.S. Army U.S. Central Command https://youtu.be/uXUmry2jhEs
Patton's Own: Along with the 242nd #ArmyBDay it is also Flag Day. We honor Old Glory. This We'll Defend. Third, Always First!
Patton's Own: Soldiers, civilians and family members from U.S. Army Central participated in a 2.5-mile family-soldier fun run/walk and cake cutting to celebrate the Army’s 242nd Birthday June 14, at Patton Hall, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. The theme for this year’s Army Birthday, "Over There! A Celebration of the WWI Soldier," appropriately reflects upon the commemoration of the WWI Centennial. It was 100 years ago that the United States joined its allies to fight in WWI. In commemorating the centennial, the Army remembers the more than two million Soldiers who served, and honors the sacrifices of the more than 300,000 killed, wounded or captured as part of the American Expeditionary Forces during WWI. Third, Always First! : U.S. Army U.S. Central Command
Patton's Own: Join us in celebrating the U.S. Army's 242nd birthday. Sgt. David Graves reporting. Third, Always First! U.S. Central Command Area Support Group - Kuwait
Patton's Own: Everyone can use a little time off from work to build their resiliency. For the Soldiers of U.S. Army Central, and their friends and family, that opportunity came in the form of the USARCENT CG's Golf Tournament. SGT Matt Kuzara shows us the benefit a round of golf can have. Third, Always First!
Patton's Own: U.S. Army 242 years of serving this great nation. We are proud to be part of the greatest team on earth. This We'll Defend. Third, Always First! #ArmyBDay!
RT @CENTCOM: U.S. Forces conducted an airstrike against #AQAP and Abu Khattab al Awlaqi in #Yemen https://t.co/8ny1r093pb https://t.co/SSNY…
Patton's Own: Lt. Gen. Michael Garrett and USARCENT hosted the Land Forces Symposium from 19-22 June. Bringing... https://t.co/hwVq7ycZjI
“The Army’s hiring,” Maj. Gen. Jason Evans, the head of Human Resources Command, told Army Times in March, when... https://t.co/XKnQg5oWXP
Patton's Own: Chief Warrant Officer 2 Sarah Stone walks us through the bridge of the LSV-5 MG Charles P. Gross... https://t.co/ow1eSKM8Lw
Patton's Own: 35th Infantry Division is in the final stages for their deployment to the U.S. Central Command area... https://t.co/TSaefqN6vc
RT @ArmyChiefStaff: Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army Signal Corps who play a critical role in the readiness of our force for the current and…
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SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. - The 408th Contracting Support Brigade welcomed a new commander after a change of... https://t.co/LyF9Zq665z
The 408th CSB welcomed new commander Col. Kim Thomas Thursday at the Lake Skies Club on Shaw Air Force Base.... https://t.co/joM7Ou8CNo
Patton’s Own: Camp Arifjan kicks off U.S. Army's 242nd birthday celebration with a 5k run.This year’s birthday... https://t.co/2rEhTNdg4o
Patton's Own: Servicemembers located at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait give a shout out for Father's Day Third, Always... https://t.co/poDe4upOlO
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The retirement of these Soldiers is announced with honor and sincere appreciation for their long distinguished careers.
Patton's Own, The commanding general of U.S. Army Central, LTG Michael X. Garrett, presented the Army... https://t.co/bO5fMmghqA
WASHINGTON -- The United States Army announced today how it will allocate thousands of additional troops that are... https://t.co/rsPHdcXLdI
Patton's Own: Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Dostie, the senior enlisted adviser of U.S. Army Central, visited with... https://t.co/4PNZ0Dmy9f
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