Feature Stories

ASG-KU welcomes new commander
July 21, 2021
U.S. Army Col. Charles S. Lockwood, incoming commander of Area Support Group - Kuwait, delivers remarks during a change of command ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, July 12, 2021. Lockwood said that he is excited to work along his new team and Kuwaiti counterparts and hopes to continue to strengthen the partnership between the two nations. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. True Thao)

1st TSC welcomes new commanding general at Fort Knox
July 16, 2021
Maj. Gen. Michel M. Russell Sr., commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, releases authority of the unit to Col. Joseph Kurz, chief of staff, 1st TSC, after the change of command ceremony held July 13, 2021 outside of Fowler Hall in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Maj. Gen. Michel M. Russell Sr. assumed command of the 1st TSC from Maj. Gen. John P. Sullivan before an audience of current and former leaders, community members, family, and 1st TSC Soldiers. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Zoran Raduka, 1st TSC Public Affairs)

USARCENT Hosts First Virtual Land Forces NCO Symposium
July 16, 2021
U.S. Army Central Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Hester and staff Sgts. Maj. listen as someone speaks during the USARCENT Land Forces NCO Symposium, July 14, 2021 in the Lucky Conference Room at USARCENT headquarters on Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. This annual symposium was held to solidify relationships and increase the capacity of professionalism of our partner nations NCO Corps. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Keon Horton)

One Team, One Fight: The Importance of Partnership
July 13, 2021
A MaxxPro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle belonging to Task Force Iron Valor waits in a column to move to a firing position at Udairi Range, Kuwait, June 2, 2021. TF Iron Valor conducted a night exercise to help Soldiers better prepare for live fire missions. (U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Kyle Burks)

‘Desert Knights’ hold change of command at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
July 9, 2021

What I Learned From My New Wingmen
July 6, 2021
Classmates from ALS Class 21-4 gather to take a photo in their dress blues on Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., April 22, 2021. Airman Leadership School prepares service members and civilians  to become team leaders and frontline supervisors that help better our military.

Sustainer of the Week
July 2, 2021
Brig. Gen. Justin Swanson, deputy commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, presents a Sustainer of the Week certificate Tech Sgt. Louis V. Closa, contracting officer, 408th Contracting Sustainment Brigade, recognizing him as the Sustainer of the Week at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 26, 2021. Closa negotiated a $29.7 million contract for the Syrian Line Haul. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jimmie Baker, 1TSC Public Affairs)

New leadership assumes command of the Transatlantic Expeditionary District
July 2, 2021
First “official” duty of the new command team of Reed and Tomagan was cutting the ceremonial cake following the Change of Responsibility, Change of Command ceremony on June 28, 2021 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. (Photo by Ce

Task Force Spartan Soldier conquers ARCENT Best Warrior Competition
July 2, 2021
U.S. Army Spc. Omar Dacosta, an infantryman with Company A, 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), Task Force Spartan, answers questions during a mock media engagement as part of the U.S. Army Central 2021 Best Warrior Competition at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 20, 2021. During the forward-competition, 11 competitors take part in multiple events, trying to come out on top as U.S. Army Central’s Best Warrior. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Maximilian Huth, U.S. Army Central Public Affairs)

A Lesson in Pride
July 2, 2021
June is Pride Month at the Uniformed Services University (USU). 

(graphic design by Sofia Echelmeyer)