• A worker displays a hand full of the plastic abrasive media used in modern-day "sandblasting."

    Having a blast (2nd Photo)

    A worker displays a hand full of the plastic abrasive media used in modern-day "sandblasting."

  • Plastic abrasive blasting "media" fills the air as an M984, the wrecker configuration of the Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck, is prepared for fresh paint at 1st Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade's paint shop at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, Sept. 13, 2008.  Painter's helper, Sherpa Phursang, an ITT Global Supply Chain Services employee from Nepal, mans the nozzle and scours old paint from the HEMTT, which will support warfighters in Operation Enduring Freedom once repairs and painting are complete.

    Having a blast

    Plastic abrasive blasting "media" fills the air as an M984, the wrecker configuration of the Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck, is prepared for fresh paint at 1st Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade's paint shop at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar...

  • David Meulenberg, of Rising Sun, Md., a welder with General Dynamics Land Systems, creates a shower of sparks as he cuts out old welds during repair of a Stryker Combat Vehicle, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at the 1st Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade Stryker Battle Damage Repair Facility, Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar. The GDLS team achieved a milestone this week, as the 150th SCV repaired at the SBDRF was accepted by the U.S. Army and is on its way back to warfighters in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    "Stryking" sparks

    David Meulenberg, of Rising Sun, Md., a welder with General Dynamics Land Systems, creates a shower of sparks as he cuts out old welds during repair of a Stryker Combat Vehicle, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at the 1st Battalion, 401st Army Field Support...

  • Sgt. Bernina Blackwater, chaplain assistant, U.S. Army Area Support Group - Qatar, assists U.S. Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Joseph E. LeBaron, with placing a memorial wreath during the Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, Patriot Day Ceremony, Sept. 11, 2008.  Also helping place the wreath is Col. David G. Cotter, Commander, ASG-Qatar, and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Howard, ASG-Qatar Command Sergeant Major.

    Remembering the fallen, far from home

    Sgt. Bernina Blackwater, chaplain assistant, U.S. Army Area Support Group - Qatar, assists U.S. Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Joseph E. LeBaron, with placing a memorial wreath during the Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, Patriot Day Ceremony, Sept. 11...

  • ... the anti-littering campaign is serious business at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan

    In case you didn't know ...

    ... the anti-littering campaign is serious business at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan

  • United Airlines Flight 93, a U.S. domestic flight, was hijacked and subsequently crashed into a field just outside Shanksville, Pa., as a part of the terrorist attack on America, Sept. 11, 2001, killing all 44 souls aboard - including the four hijackers.  This tribute to that ill-fated flight and its heroic passengers, was seen on the turret of an M3 Bradley Cavalry Fighting Vehicle at the 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade washrack at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Aug. 28, 2008.

    Let's Roll

    United Airlines Flight 93, a U.S. domestic flight, was hijacked and subsequently crashed into a field just outside Shanksville, Pa., as a part of the terrorist attack on America, Sept. 11, 2001, killing all 44 souls aboard - including the four...

  • Sergeant 1st Class Todd Peterson, noncommissioned officer in charge, Armored Security Vehicle Repair and Retrofit, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, performs a quality assurance check on modifications to an M1200 Armored Knight Combat Observation Lasing Team vehicle, Sept. 9, 2008, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.  The modifications to this, and several other Armored Knights destined for service in Operation Iraqi Freedom, were done by contract employees with L3 Communications Holdings, Inc.

    A knight in desert armor

    Sergeant 1st Class Todd Peterson, noncommissioned officer in charge, Armored Security Vehicle Repair and Retrofit, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, performs a quality assurance check on modifications to an M1200 Armored Knight Combat Observation...

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