Feature Stories

Suter receives prestigious Surgeon General’s Award for Military Academic Excellence
May 8, 2017
Maj. Gen. William Lee, commanding general, 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support), presents the Maj. Gen. Lewis Aspey Mologne Award to Col. Robert E. Suter, commander, 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) Forward, at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, April 20, 2017. Suter was selected by the Office of the Surgeon General to receive the award. It is presented annually to one Active and one Reserve Medical Corps officer who the selection board feels best emulates Mologne by exhibiting a balance between outstanding leadership in military medicine and leadership in academics on a national level.

Combat Support Hospital transfers authority
May 5, 2017
Command Sgt. Maj. Daryl Forsythe, the command sergeant major for the 86th Combat Support Hospital, reveals the unit’s colors, during the transfer of authority ceremony, in the Zone 1 Fitness Center, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, May 5. The ceremony transfers the authority of the United States Military Hospital- Kuwait from the 31st CSH to the 86th CSH. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Bethany Huff, ARCENT Public Affairs)

US Army Central is first in safety
April 25, 2017
Eugene Collins (left), deputy assistant secretary of the Army (Environment, Safety and Occupational Health), presents the Fiscal 2016 Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff, Army Headquarters Safety Award, to Norvel Turner, senior safety director, U.S. Army Central. As the higher headquarters, Turner accepted additional awards on behalf of the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), 513th Military Intelligence (Theater) and Headquar-ters, Headquarters Battalion, USARCENT.

Steppe Eagle 17 continues partnership for US, UK, Kazakhstan
April 21, 2017
A U.S. Army Soldier with 31st Combat Support Hospital shows a Kazakhstani medic with the Kazakhstan Peacekeeping Battalion how to properly secure a patient in a litter during Steppe Eagle Koktem, Apr. 3, 2017 at Illisky Training Center, Kazakhstan.

Desert Medics, USARCENT celebrate 25 years of partnership
April 21, 2017
Lt. Gen. Michael Garrett, commanding general of U.S. Army Central and Maj. Gen. William Lee, commanding general of 3rd medical Command stand with the Soldiers of the 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) stationed in Qatar to celebrate 25 years of partnership, April 21, at Camp As Sayliyah. The 3rd Medical Command painted a barrier providing a physical tribute to the partnership between the two commands. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Bethany Huff, USARCENT Public Affairs)

USARCENT personnel shadow 121st Boston Marathon
April 17, 2017
Personnel throughout the U.S. Army Central area of operations step off at 4:02 a.m. for Camp Arifjan’s first Boston Marathon Shadow Run, April 17, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. This race shadowed the 121st Boston Marathon, but was the first for Camp Arifjan, and gave deployed personnel an opportunity to participate in the famous marathon. More than 300 people participated in the shadow run. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Browne, USARCENT Public Affairs)

USARCENT’s first Air Assault Course graduates students
April 14, 2017
U.S. Army Spc. Melendez Casado (left), horizontal construction engineer, 176th Engineer Brigade, and Army Spc. Elijah Gould (right), pharmacy specialist, 3rd Medical Command Deployment Support, prepare to rappel out of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during U.S. Army Central’s first Air Assault Course, April 13, 2017, at Camp Beuhring, Kuwait. The Air Assault Course is a 12-day class that allows U.S. military personnel in the U.S. Army Central area of operations the unique opportunity to become air assault qualified, while deployed outside the continental United States.

Removing barriers through capabilities visit
April 11, 2017
Honorable Steffanie Easter, the acting assistant secretary of the army for acquisition, logistics and technology for the Army, climbs into the driver’s seat of a MaxxPro, a mine-resistant ambush protected armored fighting vehicle, during a capabilities visit with the ALT team at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 11. Easter’s visit provided her the opportunity to see firsthand the capabilities of the troops within the area.

Signal Command's cyber experts speak at local university
April 11, 2017
Col. James “Jim” M. Chatfield, cyber director and deputy G-3 of operations for the 335th Signal Command (Theater) speaks to approximately 50 graduate students and Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets at the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology in downtown Atlanta, Georgia April 11.  Chatfield spent about 90 minutes discussing Army cyber capabilities and the future of cyber operations.  (Official U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)

Multinational Troops Wrap Up Eagle Resolve 2017 in Kuwait
April 7, 2017
U.S. and Gulf Cooperation Council forces conduct the culminating field-training event of exercise Eagle Resolve in Shuwaikh Port, Kuwait, April 6, 2017. Eagle Resolve is the premier multi-national exercise in the Gulf region. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Frank O'Brien