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Tag: Faces of USARCENT

Army Civilian Ensures Readiness for Deploying Soldiers
August 8, 2019
Jake Stover is an assistant deployment specialist for 1st Theater Sustainment Command. The command has been continuously deploying to the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility since 2006.

Brothers Bond on Deployment
August 1, 2019
Army Staff Sergeants Robert W. Stephens and Raymond E. Stephens spend time together in the gym while deployed to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, with the 77th Sustainment Brigade, July 30, 2019.

Grappling with Allies
June 28, 2019
Sergeant. Linsey William, a public affairs specialist with the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division, Minnesota Army National Guard, poses for a photo June 28, 2019, on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. William teaches Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club on her off time while stationed in Kuwait.

The Quietly Determined Soldier
June 16, 2019
Staff Sgt. Govinda L. Acuna, 595th Transportation Brigade, works out at 3:30 a.m. at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 4, 2019.

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.

Many Nationalities, One U.S. Army
May 22, 2019
Staff Sgt. Zafar Iqbal, 184th Sustainment Command, runs in the Arifjan Marathon at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 14, 2019. (Courtesy photo)

Why I Serve: Purple Heart recipient dedicated to military service
April 30, 2019
The Will to Serve

1st TSC Soldier Named Volunteer of the Year at Fort Knox
April 15, 2019
Sgt. 1st Class Kerrilee Case, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, poses for a photograph with Maj. Gen. John R. Evans, commanding general, and Command Sgt. Major. Mario Terenas, senior enlisted advisor, both with the U.S. Army Cadet Command, April 10, 2019 at Fort Knox, Ky., during the post’s Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Recognition Ceremony. Evans and Terenas presented Case with an award for being named the Military Volunteer of the Year.

My Journey with the Special Recruiter Assistance Program
April 5, 2019
(Pictured Center) Sgt. 1st Class Leonel Castillo, a U.S. Army recruiter with the Kissimmee Recruiting Office, Tampa Recruiting Battalion, 2nd Recruiting Brigade, United States Recruiting Command, and (pictured left of Castillo) Sgt. Von Marie Donato, a Special Recruiter Assistance Program participant and a public affairs specialist assigned to U.S. Army Central, pose for a group photo along with other SRAP participants at the Tom Joyner Family Reunion Convention Show in Orlando, FL at the Gaylord Palms Resort Aug. 31, 2017.