Army Reserve sustainment soldiers don combat patch
April 10, 2009
- The Joint Sustainment Command - Afghanistan recently assumed responsibility for sustainment operations in Afghanistan
- The Army Reserve's 143d Expeditionary Sustainment Command leads JSC-A
- Worn on the right shoulder, combat patches are generally worn after 30 days of service in a designated combat zone
KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan-Soldiers of the Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan donned the Shoulder Sleeve Insignia-Former Wartime Service (SSI-FWTS), commonly known as a 'combat patch,' during an April 1 ceremony at KAF.
Led by the 143d Expeditionary Sustainment Command which arrived in late February, JSC-A currently controls movement of supplies and personnel into and throughout Afghanistan.
JSC-A meets the SSI-FWTS requirements outlined by Army regulation AR 670-1, and JSC-A soldiers are authorized to wear the insignia.