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Task Force Wraith increases CBRN response capability

November 5, 2017 — Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade’s Task Force Wraith completed combined training with the 208th Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Company and Camp Buehring’s emergency services at Udairi Landing Zone, Kuwait, Oct. 24, 2017 to increase their capability to respond to a chemical attack. MORE
Two soldiers decontaminate a helicopter.

Task Force Pegasus flexes its muscle on deployment

November 4, 2017 — Task Force Pegasus improved its readiness through a series of training events, culminating in a multi-day exercise at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 23, 2017. MORE
Army aeromedical evacuation helicopter with ambulance.

Company B, 229th Aviation Regiment assumes authority for CAB Gray Eagle missions

November 1, 2017 — A transfer of authority ceremony marked the end of Company D, 10th Aviation Regiment’s mission in both Operation Spartan Shield and Operation Inherent Resolve as they transferred authority to Company B, 229th Aviation Regiment at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait on October 26, 2017. MORE
Soldiers conduct a transfer of authority ceremony.

Engineers build lifesaving skills

October 27, 2017 — Medical personnel attached to the 854th Engineer Battalion out of Saugerties, New York, conducted a Combat Lifesaver course culminating in immersion lanes training Oct. 27-28, 2017, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. MORE
Two Soldiers carry another on a litter towards a helicopter.

Sisters in arms: providing mentorship between female service members

October 25, 2017 — Sisters in Arms is a mentoring program where women work together to overcome challenges and achieve goals.Service members and civilians stationed on Camp Arifjan participated in an event that focused on female professional development on Oct. 25 in support of the Sisters in Arms program. MORE
Female Soldiers pose for a photo.

Task Force Wraith participates in Desert Wall

October 24, 2017 — Soldiers of the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade’s 1-147th Assault Helicopter Battalion, Task Force Wraith, assisted throughout the combined ground and air assault training, including the culminating exercise involving the Kuwaiti Land Forces and Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. MORE
Helicopter takes off, stirring up a cloud of dust.

29th CAB welcomes new wave of future NCOs

October 19, 2017 — Over 90 Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade graduated from Camp Buehring’s Basic Leadership Course since the CAB’s arrival in the Middle East in April 2017. MORE
Soldiers standing in line.

Infantrymen sling lead in Bradley live-fire

October 17, 2017 — Infantrymen crouched in the back of the 40-ton Bradley Fighting Vehicles with their weapons clutched tight as they barreled towards the mock village on Udari Range Complex here Oct. 17-18. The training, conducted by Company C, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, was part of a company workup designed to help the unit prepare for qualifications when they return to the U.S. MORE
Three soldiers kneeling in the desert.

Hand-selected Soldiers share breakfast with Army Vice Chief

October 16, 2017 — The 36th Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. James C. McConville, visited Soldiers on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Oct. 16, 2017, during a battlefield circulation through Army Central Command’s Area of Responsibility. McConville ate a breakfast with selected Soldiers before receiving a briefing from senior leaders and touring storage facilities for strategic equipment while he was on Camp Arifjan. MORE
Vice Chief of Staff of the Army speaks with Soldiers at a breakfast

401st AFSB shows off ready vehicles for Army Vice Chief

October 16, 2017 — The 36th Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. James C. McConville, toured a warehouse that contains armored vehicles and tanks maintained by the 401st Army Field Support Brigade during a visit to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Oct. 16, 2017. MORE
Group of Soliders walking through a warehouse

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