Feature Stories

Brig. Gen. Phillips takes ‘Ready Lightning’ command
July 6, 2017
Lt. Gen. Michael Garrett, right, commanding general, U.S. Army Central, passes the unit’s colors to Brig. Gen. John Phillips, commander, 335th Signal Command (Theater)(Provisional), left, which signifies the passing of his trust and the responsibility of the unit to Phillips at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 26, 2017.

CG and CSM Independence Day Message 2017
June 30, 2017
CG and CSM Independence Day Message 2017

USARCENT strengthens ties through land forces symposium
June 23, 2017
Maj. Gen. Terrence McKenrick, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Central, introduces Gen. Joseph Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, to the participants of the USARCENT CASA Land Forces Symposium in Alexandria, Va., June 19-22, 2017. The symposium gave senior leaders of USARCENT an opportunity to hear from civilian and military experts on the Middle East and Central and South Asia, such as Votel.

29th CAB provides flight medic training to ISF Soldiers
June 23, 2017
Iraqi security forces soldiers carry a simulated casualty for evaluation during the Iraqi Flight Medic Course at Camp Taji, Iraq, June 8, 2017. The course covered basic casualty care and additional flight-focused instruction in altitude physiology and aircraft safety. This training is part of the overall Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve building partner capacity mission by training and improving the capability of partnered forces fighting ISIS. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Stephen James)

408th Contracting Support Brigade welcomes new commander
June 19, 2017
Command Sgt. Maj. Andrea Dailey (right), 408th Contracting Support Brigade senior enlisted advisor, passes the 408th CSB’s colors to Col. Michelle Sanner (left), 408th CSB outgoing commander, during a change of command ceremony at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. Thursday. Sanner relinquished command of the 408th CSB to Col. Kim Thomas (second to left), 408th incoming CSB commander.

The Harlem Hellfighters: A 104 Year Retrospective
June 17, 2017
U.S. Army Master Sgt. Edgar Ponce guides Spc. Agnes Torres, both with the 369th Sustainment Brigade, as she drives a Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH) at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on November 12, 2016. RTCHs are used to move large containers over various types of terrain. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jeremy Bratt)

Army Mariners perform cargo transfer at sea
June 17, 2017
The crews of U.S. Army Watercraft Logistics Support Vessel 5 (LSV-5), “Maj. Gen. Charles P. Gross,” and Military Sealift Command Vessel Gem State prepare to secure their vessels to one another in the Persian Gulf, on June 13, 2017. The vessels participated in an in-stream cargo transfer exercise, moving containers from one boat to the other using the Gem State’s crane, in order to demonstrate the LSV’s sustainment support capabilities.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jeremy Bratt)

Lt. Gen. (retired) Andrew P. Chambers
June 12, 2017
Lt. Gen. (retired) Andrew P. Chambers, former Third U.S. Army commanding general (from 1987-1989), passed away at the age of 85 on June 3.

369th Sustainment Brigade develops leaders
June 10, 2017
Soldiers of the 369th Sustainment Brigade practice hand grenade throwing skills at Camp Arifjan Kuwait, May 20, 2017. Basic Soldier tasks and skills are part of the brigade’s Small Unit Leader Training program. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Cesar E. Leon)

Rigging the Sustainment Game
June 10, 2017
Spc. Alexander Triska and Spc. Keith Manning of the 824th Quartermaster Company, secure a parachute to a container for aerial delivery at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on April 25, 2017. Aerial delivery operations are essential for getting supplies to troops in the Middle East when conventional means of transportation are not feasible. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jeremy Bratt)