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Army Civilian Ensures Readiness for Deploying Soldiers

August 8, 2019 — For Jake Stover, 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) assistant deployment specialist, going above and beyond is just the right thing to do. MORE
Jake Stover is an assistant deployment specialist for 1st Theater Sustainment Command. The command has been continuously deploying to the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility since 2006.

Soldiers and Corpsmen Participate in Joint CASEVAC and MEDEVAC Training

August 8, 2019 — U.S. Navy corpsmen assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and U.S. Army medics with Golf Company, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, participated in a joint-service casualty evacuation and medical evacuation class at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Aug. 1. MORE
U.S. Sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and a U.S. Soldier with Golf Company, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment load a simulated casualty onto an HH-60M helicopter during a joint-service casualty evacuation class at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The Boxer Amphibious Ready Group and the 11th MEU are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points.

335th Signal Command (Theater) Provisional welcomes new commander

August 6, 2019 — Brig. Gen. Dion B. Moten assumed command of the 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional) from Brig. Gen. Nikki L. Griffin Olive at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, 16 July 2019. Moten has served over 33 years as an Army officer, and his immediate prior assignment was Deputy Commanding General of the 335th Signal Command (Theater), East Point, Georgia. MORE
Army Lt. Gen. Terry Ferrell, commander United States Army Central, hands the 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional) guidon to Army Brig. Gen. Dion B. Moten, incoming commander, during a change of command ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, July 16, 2019. The 335th Signal Command (T) (P) is headquartered in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, and provides communication services to coalition and joint forces located at over 30 sites in 11 Southwest Asia countries.

Riggers are the Foundation for Every Parachute in the U.S. Army

August 5, 2019 — Behind every military aerial delivery is a highly skilled group that meticulously prepare the chutes and the packages that seem to fall effortlessly out of their military transports. They are called Riggers. MORE
Soldiers of the 861st Quartermaster Company, U.S. Army Reserve, operating in Qatar under the 77th Sustainment Brigade, have been preparing aerial drops for delivery across the U.S. Central Command area of operations.

Brothers Bond on Deployment

August 1, 2019 — For the Stephens brothers, Staff Sergeants Robert W. Stephens and Raymond E. Stephens, currently deployed with the 77th Sustainment Brigade, U.S. Army Reserve, military service has been their family legacy. While this is the Stephens brother's second deployment, this is their first deployment together. MORE
Army Staff Sergeants Robert W. Stephens and Raymond E. Stephens spend time together in the gym while deployed to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, with the 77th Sustainment Brigade, July 30, 2019.

Reserve Soldiers don new right-shoulder insignia

July 30, 2019 — U.S. Army Soldiers with the 655 Regional Support Group, based out of Westover Air Base, formally received the 316 Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) (ESC) insignia to be worn on the right shoulder, in honor of their current duty rotation, July 30, 2019 at Joint Training Center-Jordan. MORE
Reserve Soldiers don new right-shoulder insignia

Leaning on Partnership

July 30, 2019 — Building on a more than two-and-a-half-decade partnership with the United States, senior leaders of the Kazakhstan Ground Forces visited their military counterparts in the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), July 22-26. MORE
Senior leaders of the Kazakhstan Ground Forces pose in front of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) headquarters Fort Campbell, Ky., 25 July.

The purpose of their visit was to observe and discuss best practices regarding the nature of command relationships, the roles and responsibilities of officers and senior noncommissioned officers on the brigade and battalion staff, the employment and sustainment of light infantry units in support of multinational operations with an anticipation of improving operations of their ground forces in Kazakhstan.

U.S. Army Central Holds Relinquishment of Responsibility Ceremony

July 29, 2019 — U.S. Army Central held a relinquishment of responsibility ceremony July 29, 2019 at Lucky Park outside of the command’s headquarters on Shaw Air Force Base. USARCENT’s senior enlisted advisor, Sgt. Maj. Curt Cornelison, relinquished his leadership roles and responsibility after serving in the command for 16 months. MORE
Lt. Gen. Terry Ferrell (Left), commanding general of U.S. Army Central, pins on Sgt. Maj. Curt Cornelison’s Distinguished Service Medal before Cornelison’s relinquishment of responsibility ceremony at USARCENT’s headquarters, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Jul. 29, 2019. Cornelison was recently selected to serve as the U.S. Army Forces Command senior enlisted advisor, a 4-star command located at Fort Bragg, N.C., and largest U.S. Army command with more than 750,000 Active Army, U.S. Army Reserve and U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers.

AZ Guard, Kazakh Service Members keep Partnership Rolling

July 29, 2019 — The Arizona National Guard hosted five members of the Armed Forces from the Republic of Kazakhstan for a week-long vehicle maintenance exchange at the Papago Park Military Reservation July 15-19. MORE
Members of the Armed Forces from the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Arizona Army National Guard dismantle the transmission from a M998A2 Series High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) during a State Partnership Program vehicle maintenance exchange at the Papago Park Military Reservation July 16. During this week-long maintenance exchange, wheeled vehicle mechanics from both countries explained how they conduct fleet maintenance operations, parts and tools supply logistics and manage personnel and facilities that support maintenance functions.

1st TSC hosts a deployment ceremony for 14th HRSC

July 29, 2019 — The 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) held a deployment ceremony for the 14th Human Resources Sustainment Center (HRSC) at Fort Knox's Sadowski Center July 26, 2019. MORE
Soldiers from the 14th Human Resources Sustainment Center (HRSC) stand in formation during a deployment ceremony at the Sadowski Center at Fort Knox, Ky. July 26, 2019. The 14th HRSC will deploy to the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility where it will replace the 3rd HRSC.

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