Feature Stories

Fighting in the cyber domain: US Army Central creates cyberspace strategy
December 23, 2016
Maj. Gen. John B. Morrison Jr. (left), U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence commanding general, speaks with U.S. Army Central staff during a staff visit to the CCoE at Fort Gordon, Georgia Dec. 9.

A Vital Mission for a New Command
December 20, 2016
Lt. Gen. Michael X. Garrett, commander U.S. Army Central, and Maj. Gen. Blake C. Ortner, 29th Infantry Division commander salute the colors during the playing of the national anthem during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait Dec. 19, 2016. (U.S. Army by Sgt. Brandon Hubbard)

US Army Central hosts Career Day at Patton Hall
December 1, 2016
U.S. Army Central noncommissioned officer Sgt. Leslie Regester (center), explains her job as an Army medic during career day for Furman Middle School students Nov. 30, 2016, at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. Students learned about the many ways to serve in the military during a tour of USARCENT’s Patton Hall

Jordan Armed Forces – Arab Army partners with USARCENT units
November 28, 2016
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Hickman (second from left), USARCENT Deputy Commanding General-Operations, Jordanian Army Brig. Gen. At-Tallah Smiran (third from left), Jordanian Armed Forces Artillery Director, and other senior military leaders wait to observe a combined live-fire exercise October 25, 2016. The Jordanian Army’s 29th Royal HIMARS Battalion welcomed the senior military leaders to observe the culminating exercise after weeks of working side-by-side with the U.S. Army’s 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment.

US Army Central recognizes “Hero of the Week”
November 23, 2016
Brig. Gen. Viet X. Luong (left), U.S. Army Central, chief of staff, congratulates Spc. Natasha Nicholson (right), a USARCENT intelligence analyst, during an operations and intelligence brief Nov. 17, at Shaw Air Force Base for graduating the Warrior Leader Course as an honor graduate.

Deployed Army Divers Plunge into Operation Deep Blue
November 19, 2016
A U.S. Army engineer diver with the 511th Engineer Dive Detachment from Fort Eustis, Va., jumps off the MG Charles P. Gross (Logistics Support Vessel-5) and into the Arabian Gulf, off the coast of Kuwait Naval Base, to practice diving procedures Nov. 18, 2016. The two week training exercise, Operation Deep Blue, required Army divers to practice their diving procedures and react to underwater emergency scenarios. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angela Lorden)

New warehouses boost readiness for Kuwait and Beyond
November 17, 2016
A newly-built warehouse waits to house equipment for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade on Oct. 22, 2016 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. This new warehouse will store the 401st AFSB’s prepositioned, combat-ready equipment and material to support unified-land operations all over the U.S. Central Command area of operations.   (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angela Lorden)

General pays heartfelt tribute to veterans
November 15, 2016
Brig. Gen. Viet X. Luong, USARCENT chief of staff, gives an emotional recollection of Soldiers who have gave the ultimate sacrifice Nov. 11, during the Florence Veterans Day Ceremony in Florence, S.C.

USARCENT builds camaraderie through organization day
November 7, 2016
Lt. Gen. Michael X. Garrett, U.S. Army Central commanding general, makes remarks during the USARCENT Organization Day, Nov. 4, at the Shaw Air Force base Fight House. Organization days are used to build esprit de corps within a unit and give Soldiers the opportunity to have a little friendly competition.

USARCENT observes National Native American Heritage Month
November 7, 2016
Lt. Gen. Michael Garrett, U.S. Army Central, commanding general (right) gives Zan Tracy Pender, Lexington School District One director of counseling and advisement, director, a token of appreciation from the unit for his presentation during the National Native American Heritage Month observance, Nov. 3, at Patton Hall located at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.