Feature Stories

U.S. Army Central announces Career Counselor of the Year
December 9, 2020
U.S. Army Central leadership congratulated Staff Sgt. (P) Abelardo Gonzalez of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, for earning the USARCENT 2020 Career Counselor of the Year title, Dec. 8.

The announcement followed the Army Service Component Command’s two-day virtual competition held Dec. 7-8, which featured a packet evaluation to include a previously completed Army Combat Fitness Test, a written examination, and a virtual board.

The 2020 CyberBowl
December 9, 2020
The 2020 U.S. Army Central Best Cyber Warrior Competition concluded on Dec. 3, 2020, and took place virtually over a three-day period. The competition focused on the partnership between cybersecurity experts from USARCENT, coalition and regional partners and fostered a competitive learning environment through multiple challenges including reverse engineering, web security, digital forensics and network security. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Osburn)

KNG Bushmaster Course
December 7, 2020
In a socially distanced ceremony full of senior military leaders from the Kuwait National Guard and 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Soldiers of the KNG were awarded course completion certificates near Kuwait City, Kuwait on December 7, 2020. 2ABCT is deployed to southwest Asia in support of Operation Spartan Shield to support regional partners and sustain stability in the region. (U.S. Army Photo by: Staff Sgt. Michael West)

Top Army Adjutant General Leaders visit, discuss AG Corps future with U.S. Army Central HR professionals
December 4, 2020
US Army Adjutant General's Corps

The pride of the arrowhead, the tip of the spear
December 2, 2020

A Commander's Community Information Exchange demonstrates cohesion on Camp Arifjan
December 1, 2020
U.S. Army Maj. Alex Duffy, deputy director of the Directorate of Public Works at Area Support Group - Kuwait takes notes during a Commander’s Community Information Exchange December 1, 2020, on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The meeting gave leaders from units currently deployed to ASG-KU under the U.S. Army Central Command, the opportunity to receive current base related activities, events, and training directly from the garrison staff. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Khylee Woodford)

Security enterprise marks 25th anniversary of Riyadh bombing
November 30, 2020
Honorary display at a remembrance ceremony to honor eight headquarters personnel and staff, that were killed in a terrorist bombing, 25 years ago, at the headquarters for OPM-SANG, a subordinate unit to Army Security Assistance Command, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. OPM-SANG hosts the annual remembrance so that it's legacy is not forgotten.  (Courtesy photo)

President Trump makes Thanksgiving calls to TF Spartan Troops
November 27, 2020
U.S. service members with Task Force Spartan celebrate Thanksgiving with a call from the U.S. president via video teleconference in Southwest Asia on Nov. 27, 2020. Sgt. Lamar Armstrong Jr. of Houston, Texas, said: “He would be proud, my Dad would definitely be proud, he’s prior military. I would tell my friends that I got to interact with the United States President; it was an eye-opening experience.”

Kentucky Woman Gives Back: Supporting Military Families
November 26, 2020
Sara Jane Arnett, wife of U.S. Army Maj. Samuel Arnett of U.S. Army Central, hosted an event promoting her children’s book in Camden, SC, Nov. 21, 2020.  The Arnetts, who are natives of Kentucky, have worked for nearly two decades to support military families and communities. Sara wrote a book to help children of service members cope with challenges associated with deployments, separations and constant relocations.  (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Paul O’Daniel)

Combat Patching Ceremony
November 26, 2020
U.S. Soldiers of Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 35th Armored Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, stand at attention to receive their shoulder sleeve insignia for former wartime service, commonly referred to as a combat patch, in a ceremony in Southwest Asia, Nov. 26, 2020.