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Tag: ASG-Qatar

Deployed Troops Building Legacy of Love For Animals
August 19, 2019
A U.S. military service member pets a cat at an animal rescue shelter near Doha, Qatar Aug. 9, 2019. She is part of a group who regularly volunteer their time to exercise the animals while on a rotation to Qatar. They hope their initiative continues after they leave and return to the U.S.

Industrial Hygiene: Keeping the Troops Safe at Work
July 25, 2019
Capt. Jessica Myers, 3d Medical Command Deployment Support - Forward,  conducts an air quality assessment with Sgt. 1st Class Nichaya Srisark, Area Support Group - Qatar, at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, July 19, 2019.

3D MCDS Now Charged With CENTCOM Medical Mission
July 19, 2019
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.

U.S. Army’s Area Support Group – Qatar Changes Command
June 26, 2019
Col. Steve Fabiano addresses an audience of more than 160 service members during his brigade change of command ceremony inside one of Camp As Sayliyah's recreation facilities on June 24, 2019. Fabiano is the new commander of Area Support Group-Qatar.

Father, Son Strengthen Bond While Deployed Together
June 7, 2019
Army Sgt. 1st Class Robert Scott, left, and his son, Staff Sgt. John Scott, are both currently deployed to Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, where they serve with the New Jersey Army National Guard’s Centurion Company, 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment. Robert is the Base Defense Operations Cell noncommissioned officer in charge and John is a platoon sergeant and operations noncommissioned officer. This is the second time the Scotts have been deployed at the same time, but only the first when they’ve been deployed together.

Identical Twins Share Deployment Together
June 4, 2019
Army Spc. Joseph Maurino, left, and his identical twin brother, Pvt. Matthew Maurino, are currently deployed together to Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar. Both the Manalapan, New Jersey, natives are infantryman with the New Jersey Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment. Matthew is with Alpha Company and Joseph is with Bravo Company.

Army Dog Handlers, Medics Learn Animal First Aid Tips
June 4, 2019
Master at Arms 1st Class Roberto Aguilar, right, kennelmaster, Area Support Group-Qatar, practices suturing while Army Sgt. Kristie Johnson, supply sergeant, 354th Medical Company (Logistics), assists during training provided by the 719th Medical Detachment Veterinary Service Support, May 31, 2019, at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar. The training was designed to help medics and military working dog handlers provide better care immediately following an injury to one of the animals.

Soldiers, Airmen Join Qatari Counterparts to Celebrate Iftar
May 28, 2019
Soldiers from Area Support Group-Qatar gathered in Doha, Qatar, to celebrate iftar, the traditional Ramadan breaking of the daily fast meal. Soldiers and other service members as well as Families were invited by the Qatari armed forces International Military Cooperation Authority to attend the meal to celebrate the cooperation between the two nations.

Ranger Training Program Helping Prepare Soldiers for Rigors of School
May 22, 2019
1st Lt. James Montgomery, a platoon leader and RSOP instructor with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment, New Jersey Army National Guard, stands on the deck as Soldiers participate in Ranger School Orientation Program training at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar. The 1st Bn., 114th Inf. Reg. serves as the security forces element for Area Support Group-Qatar and conducts this program to help prepare its Soldiers for advanced schools.

SECFOR Soldiers ‘Crawl’ Through ACFT Familiarization
May 10, 2019
Staff Sgt. Piotr Janczelewski, operations noncommissioned officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment, briefs Soldiers from the security forces at Area Support Group-Qatar on the Army Combat Fitness Test during a hands-on training May 4, 2019. The ACFT is currently in the field-testing stage before being implemented across all three components of the Army beginning in October 2020.