Feature Stories

USARCENT Celebrates 102nd Birthday
November 6, 2020
Lt. Gen. Terry Ferrell, U.S. Army Central commanding general and Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Hester, USARCENT senior enlisted adviser, are joined by the command's youngest and oldest Soldier for USARCENT's 102nd birthday cake cutting at the command's headquarters on Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Nov.6, 2020.

Soldiers Re-enlist at Historic Kuwait Landmark
November 5, 2020
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. A. Jared Forst and Sgt. Becca Meerwarth take their oath of reenlistment Oct. 30, 2020, in Kuwait. The reenlistment was carried out at the Kuwait Martyr’s Museum with Col. Sean Flynn administering the oath. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Trevor Cullen)

This Syrian-born U.S. Soldier is using his background to save lives
November 2, 2020
U.S. Army Spc. Fadi Mallouhi, computer/detection systems repairer with Headquarters Support Company, 628th Aviation Support Battalion, 28th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade, poses for a photo at an airfield in the 28th ECAB's area of operations in the Middle East. Mallouhi, originally from the Allentown, Pennsylvania area, spent much of his childhood in Syria and passes valuable lessons about the language and culture to his fellow Soldiers.

U.S. Army Central hosts inaugural virtual intelligence conference
October 31, 2020
U.S. Army Central headquarters hosted its inaugural Virtual Land Forces Intelligence Conference, Tuesday, Oct. 27.  The conference is typically five days and held face-to-face to enhance relationships with new and existing land force partners, share intelligence multilaterally, and discuss topics important to security and intelligence.

Training the trainers: 1st TSC provides ACFT validation training for Soldiers in Kuwait
October 29, 2020
Staff Sgt. Eric Smith, G3 training noncommissioned officer, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, instructs Soldiers from the 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, 3rd Medical Command, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, and the 304th Sustainment Brigade on the grader requirements for the Army Combat Fitness Test at the Area Support Group-Kuwait Field Oct. 6, 2020 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Smith and the 1st Theater Sustainment Command are responsible for ACFT familiarization and grader validation during the month of October ensuring readiness for the Army units currently serving at Camp Arifjan.  (U.S. Army Photograph by Spc. Andrew E. Figueroa)

42nd ID Commander Meets KLF Field Artillery Regimental Commander
October 29, 2020
U.S. Army Major General Steven Ferrari met with Kuwait Land Forces Brigadier General Khaled A. Al-Shualah, Oct. 22, 2020, in Kuwait. The Ferrari, the Commander of Task Force Spartan, and Al-Shualah, the Commander of the Kuwait Land Forces Artillery Regiment, met during a key leader engagement at the KLF Artillery Regiment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Trevor Cullen)

TF Spartan Soldiers Exercise Long Range Precision Fires Capabilities
October 29, 2020
Task Force Spartan Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery Regiment, 75th Field Artillery Brigade, showcased their ability to rapidly deploy High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers anywhere in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility within hours during AMDEX 21-1. Air and Missile Defense Exercise 21-1, which started Oct. 12, develops and exercises tactics, techniques, and procedures against simulated air, cyber, force protection and missile threats.

3rd Medical Command and the Jordanian Royal Medical Services exchange lessons on COVID-19
October 22, 2020
Medical professionals from the 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) and Area Support Group-Jordan pose for a photo with their Jordanian host following their subject matter expert exchange earlier this month. The 3 MCDS and Jordanian Royal Medical Services met over four days to discuss interoperabilities, with special focus on COVID-19 response and requirements.

Passing the Torch: Charleston Family Celebrates, Continues Legacy of Service
October 20, 2020
From Left, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Eldridge Rouse, Evelyn Rouse and U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Tyris Rouse stand together to take a family photo at U.S. Army Central headquarters on Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Oct. 7, 2020. The Rouse family came together to attend Tyris' retirement ceremony which turned out to be a surprise reunion for Eldridge and the family. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Keon Horton)

Engagement Builds Joint and Bilateral JAG Partnerships
October 12, 2020
U.S. Army Judge Advocates, U.S. Air Force Judge Advocates, Kuwait Land Force Military Judges and Brigade Commanders with staff pose together following a legal exchange in Kuwait on Oct. 12, 2020. The legal exchange brought together military judges from Kuwait, Judge Advocates from the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force, and Brigade Commanders from the Kuwait Land Forces. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Trevor Cullen)