Feature Stories

U.S. Army Central celebrates Army's 247th birthday with ceremonial cake-cutting
June 14, 2022
U.S. Army Central Celebrates Army's 247th Birthday With Ceremonial Cake-Cutting.

(Left to Right)  USARCENT Commanding General, LTG Ronald Clark, LTC Kenneth Boes, SPC Archie McParland, and CSM Carlos Evans cut the cake during a ceremony at Patton Hall.  The cake was cut using a replica M1913 Patton Sword, designed by then-2nd Lt. George Patton.

U.S. Army Central memorializes remarkable Red Ball Express
June 8, 2022
In this undated photo, a U.S. Army Soldier poses next to a sign indicating the Red Ball Express route. The 82-day operation was a critical logistics effort during WW II to supply the First and Third Armies as they advanced across France.  At its peak, the Red Ball Express delivered 12,500 tons of supplies per day.

Arkansas State University alumni pose outside of U.S. Army Central's Patton Hall
May 9, 2022
U.S. Army Central's Deputy Commanding General and two others from ARCENT pose as Arkansas State University alumni.

Former Soldier witness to Buchenwald concentration camp
April 29, 2022
Photo of guard tower overlooking crematorium building at Buchenwald concentration camp

A Warrior's Goodpasture
April 18, 2022
U.S. Army Central, Col. Joel Holmstrom stand next to his father, retired Army Maj. Robert Holmstrom.

U.S. Army Central retention team "above glide"
April 15, 2022
Sergeant Major Pablo A. Michel, USARCENT Command Career Counselor, Master Sgt. Gloe, Senior Retention Operations Career Counselor, and Sgt. 1st Class Albelardo Gonzalez, USARCENT career counselor, retain the force for U.S. Army Central.

U.S. ARCENT Celebrates 39th Birthday of Army Aviation Branch
April 13, 2022
Current and former Army Aviation members pose in front of U.S. Army Central HQ, along with ARCENT's Deputy Commanding General, MG Wendul Hagler II.

Ramadan: The holiest month in Islamic culture
April 6, 2022
Moroccan lantern

Death of U.S. ARCENT Soldier
March 15, 2022
Death of U.S. ARCENT Soldier
Shaw Air Force Base, SC – A Soldier assigned to U.S. Army Central was killed in a vehicle crash 13 March. The incident occurred near Hopkins, SC in Richland County. 
The cause of death is under investigation by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety. They can be contacted at (803) 896-8747 for further information. The Soldier's name is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

New operations specialist brings unique skills to First Team
March 9, 2022
civilian employee