• From left, Sgt. 1st Class Tamla Bumbury, Sgt. 1st Class Shawn Kennett, Kuwait battalion; Tuhuynh Beaviens and Angelia Aaron, Southwest Asia battalion staff; and James Redline and Timothy Corlew, 402nd AFSB, gather Dec. 13 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, after being presented coins of excellence from Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Annette Simon, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs)

    From left, Sgt. 1st Class Tamla Bumbury, Sgt...

    From left, Sgt. 1st Class Tamla Bumbury, Sgt. 1st Class Shawn Kennett, Kuwait battalion; Tuhuynh Beaviens and Angelia Aaron, Southwest Asia battalion staff; and James Redline and Timothy Corlew, 402nd AFSB, gather Dec. 13 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, after...

  • Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks before presenting coins to Tamla Bumbury, supply operations noncommissioned officer-in-charge, and Sgt. 1st Class Shawn Kennett, Field Artillery maintenance supervisor, Kuwait battalion, Dec. 13 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, for their accomplishments. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Annette Simon, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs)

    Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general...

    Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, speaks before presenting coins to Tamla Bumbury, supply operations noncommissioned officer-in-charge, and Sgt. 1st Class Shawn Kennett, Field Artillery maintenance supervisor...

  • Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, presents his coin to Tuhuynh Beaviens, logistics management specialist, Southwest Asia battalion, Dec. 13 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, for her work. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Annette Simon, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs)

    Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general...

    Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, presents his coin to Tuhuynh Beaviens, logistics management specialist, Southwest Asia battalion, Dec. 13 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, for her work. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Annette...

  • Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command presents his coin to James Redline, Information Technology systems analyst, 402nd AFSB, Dec. 13 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, for his work. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Annette Simon, 402nd AFSB Public Affairs)

    Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general...

    Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command presents his coin to James Redline, Information Technology systems analyst, 402nd AFSB, Dec. 13 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, for his work. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Annette Simon...

CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Maj. Gen. John Wharton, commanding general, Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., was in Kuwait mid-December to check on 402nd Army Field Support Brigade personnel and receive a command update.

Wharton visited 402nd AFSB members commanded by Col. James Kinkade on Dec. 13. During his visit, Wharton discussed the future of ASC, upcoming changes, and answered questions from attending staff.

ASC supports United States and coalition forces around the world. The 402nd AFSB is one of seven AFSBs under ASC, which are located around the world.

During his visit, Wharton recognized some of the "Power Team" members for their accomplishments by presenting coins of excellence. The Army Field Support Battalion-Kuwait and AFSBn-Southwest Asia leadership nominated two personnel from their battalions and the 402nd AFSB leadership nominated two of its members.

The recipients were: From the Kuwait battalion staff -- Sgt. 1st Class Tamla Bumbury, supply operations noncommissioned officer-in-charge and Sgt. 1st Class Shawn Kennett, Field Artillery maintenance supervisor.

From the Southwest Asia battalion staff -- Angelia Aaron, human resource specialist and Tuhuynh Beaviens, logistics management specialist.

From the 402nd brigade staff -- Timothy Corlew, deputy, support operations officer and James Redline, Information Technology systems analyst.

Robert Guess and Sgt. 1st Class James Graves, from the Qatar battalion staff, were also recognized for their work with CG coins of excellence.

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