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U.S. Central Command Statement on movement of U.S. personnel to Saudi Arabia

July 19, 2019 — "In coordination with and at the invitation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Secretary of Defense has authorized the movement of U.S. personnel and resources to deploy to Saudi Arabia. This movement of forces provides an additional deterrent, and ensures our ability to defend our forces and interests in the region from emergent, credible threats. This movement creates improvement of operational depth and logistical networks. U.S. Central Command continually assesses force posture in the region and is working with Kingdom of Saudi Arabia authorities to base U.S. assets at the appropriate locations." MORE

3D MCDS Now Charged With CENTCOM Medical Mission

July 19, 2019 — The 3d Medical Command Deployment Support - Forward, U.S. Army Reserve, assumed mission authority from the 8th Medical Brigade during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, July 18, 2019. The Forest Park, Ga. based 3d MCDS provides medical support, supply, and oversight to the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility. MORE
Soldiers of 8th Medical Brigade stand in formation during a transfer of authority ceremony between 8th Med and 3rd Medical Command Deployment Support - Forward at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, July 18, 2019.

The 244th CAB helps mentor Iraqi Pilots in Taji

July 18, 2019 — U.S. Army Lt. Col. Natalie Nevins, 244th Combat Aviation Brigade Command Flight Surgeon, Task Force Warhawk, and her medical team traveled to the Iraqi Taji Airbase, Amber Zone, to mentor helicopter pilots from the Iraqi Army Aviation Squadron 55 unit, and demonstrate combat lifesaver and first aid skills June 17-20, 2019. MORE
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Natalie Nevins, 244th Combat Aviation Brigade Command Flight Surgeon, Task Force Warhawk, and her medical team, conducted hands on mentoring on the basics of lifesaving treatment at the Iraqi Taji Airbase, Amber Zone, to helicopter pilots from the Iraqi Army Aviation Squadron 55 unit, June 17-20, 2019. Multiple Coalition training task forces continue to train and equip Iraqi security forces which in turn are keeping the pressure on Daesh.

Arizona National Guard hands off ASG - Jordan to Army Reserve

July 18, 2019 — U.S. Army Soldiers of the 655 Regional Support Group (RSG), based out of Westover Air Reserve Base in Massachusetts, officially assumed command of Area Support Group-Jordan (ASG-J) from the 198 RSG, Arizona National Guard, during a formal Transfer of Authority held July 18, 2019 at the Joint Training Center (JTC). MORE
U.S. Army Soldiers of the 655 Regional Support Group (RSG), based out of Westover Air Reserve Base in Massachusetts, officially assume command of Area Support Group-Jordan from the 198 RSG, Arizona National Guard, during a formal Transfer of Authority held July 18, 2019 at the Joint Training Center.

1st TSC Soldiers Donate Time to Save Lives

July 16, 2019 — A little after 7 a.m. on the morning of July 12, 2019, Sgt. 1st Class Scotty Case and his wife, Sgt. 1st Class Kerrilee Case, were busy unpacking and setting up their table and supplies for a bone marrow registration drive in Smith Gym at Fort Knox, Ky. MORE
Sgt. 1st Class Kerrilee Case collects a bone marrow donor kit as Sgt. 1st Class Scotty Case looks on during the American Red Cross’s Cadet Summer Training Blood Drive held July 12, 2019 at Smith Fitness Center at Fort Knox, Ky.

Task Force Sinai Welcomes New Commander

July 16, 2019 — U.S. Army Col. Mark P. Ott relinquished command of Task Force Sinai (TFS) to Col. Robert J. Duchaine at a change command ceremony hosted by Maj. Gen. John P. Sullivan, commander of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (1TSC), on the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) parade square South Camp, Sinai, Egypt July, 15 2019. MORE
U.S. Army Col. Robert J. Duchaine, the incoming commander of Task Force Sinai (TFS), addresses service members and civilians of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) during a change of command ceremony at South Camp, Egypt, July 15, 2019. Duchaine was assigned to the Joint Staff as an operations officer at the National Military Command Center before taking the reins of TFS.

U.S. Army, Kuwait Land Forces Signal Soldiers Conduct Joint Training

July 16, 2019 — U.S. Soldiers from the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division and Kuwait Land Forces Soldiers worked together on radio retransmission over the course of three weeks, further developing their signal skill sets and building upon an ongoing U.S.-Kuwaiti partnership. MORE
Spc. Brennan, a signal Soldier with 588th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, works to install a quick erect antenna mast (QEAM) during a radio retransmission (RETRANS) training validation event outside of Camp Buehring, Kuwait Wednesday, July 10. RETRANS teams trained for several weeks leading up to the validation exercise.

38th ID assumes authority of Task Force Spartan in the Middle East

July 16, 2019 — Soldiers with the 38th Infantry Division assumed authority of U.S. Army Central Command's Task Force Spartan during a ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. More than 600 National Guardsmen with the 38th deployed to the Middle East in July to helm the task force that's in charge of more than 10,000 U.S. service members in the gulf region. MORE
Second Lt. Eric Holland, executive officer, Charlie Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, Minnesota Army National Guard, sings the national anthem during the Task Force Spartan transfer of authority ceremony between the outgoing 34th Red Bull Infantry Division and the incoming 38th Infantry Division, Indiana Army National Guard at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, July 15, 2019.

Medics Increase Readiness With Blood Screening Drives

July 11, 2019 — On the morning of July 10, 2019, U.S Army Reserve Soldiers from the 349th Combat Support Hospital (CSH) began setting up their equipment at the 77th Sustainment Brigade resiliency tent to prepare for a blood screening drive. MORE
Medics Increase Readiness With Blood Screening Drives

Strong Support Beams Help Form Strong Partnerships

July 8, 2019 — U.S. Army Soldiers of the 1106th Aviation Group participated in a U.S. Army Central (ARCENT) aviation subject matter expert exchange with the Royal Jordanian Air Force at the King Abdullah II Air Base in Amman, Jordan, in June 2019. MORE
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jose Medina, 1106th Aviation Group, explains how fabricated sheet metal should align to the beam of a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter to 2nd Lt. Raad Alzubi, Royal Jordanian Air Force, during a recent UH-60 Blackhawk subject matter expert exchange at the King Abdullah II Air Base in Amman, Jordan, June 19, 2019.

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