• Bob Smith (right), operations action officer with Army Field Support Battalion - Northeast Asia, discusses morning operations with Chief Warrant Officer 3 Edward Matiella and Maj. Brian Lundell on Dec. 4. The three are part of a team managing maintenance and servicing of Army Prepositioned Stocks - Afloat vehicles and equipment downloaded from the USNS Watson in Gwangyang, Republic of Korea.

    Working the plan

    Bob Smith (right), operations action officer with Army Field Support Battalion - Northeast Asia, discusses morning operations with Chief Warrant Officer 3 Edward Matiella and Maj. Brian Lundell on Dec. 4. The three are part of a team managing...

  • Korean mechanics upgrade the air conditioning compressor on an M915 line-haul tractor on Dec. 4. The truck was downloaded from the USNS Watson at Gwangyang port in the Republic of Korea to enable equipment maintenance of Army Prepositioned Stocks - Afloat.

    Coolin' it

    Korean mechanics upgrade the air conditioning compressor on an M915 line-haul tractor on Dec. 4. The truck was downloaded from the USNS Watson at Gwangyang port in the Republic of Korea to enable equipment maintenance of Army Prepositioned Stocks ...

  • Gordon Bonham, (right) 406th Army Strategic Logistics Activity, Charleston, S.C., talks with Chief Engineer Bill Maus and Captain Chris Larkin aboard the USNS Watson as it is docked at Gwangyang port in the Republic of Korea on Dec. 4.

    Welcome aboard

    Gordon Bonham, (right) 406th Army Strategic Logistics Activity, Charleston, S.C., talks with Chief Engineer Bill Maus and Captain Chris Larkin aboard the USNS Watson as it is docked at Gwangyang port in the Republic of Korea on Dec. 4.

  • A stevedore directs two vehicles aboard the USNS Watson at the Gwangyang port, Republic of Korea, after they completed their scheduled maintenance and upgrade on Dec. 4. The partial download and servicing of equipment ensures Army Prepositioned Stocks - Afloat materiel readiness.

    Back where they belong

    A stevedore directs two vehicles aboard the USNS Watson at the Gwangyang port, Republic of Korea, after they completed their scheduled maintenance and upgrade on Dec. 4. The partial download and servicing of equipment ensures Army Prepositioned Stocks...

Operations continue at Gwangyang docks in the Republic of Korea as the USNS Watson downloads some of its 1,500 pieces of equipment, including vehicles. The materiel is part of Army Prepositioned Stocks - Afloat and is being serviced by Korean workers under the direction of Army Sustainment Command's 403rd Army Field Support Brigade.

The 950-foot long USNS Watson is one of Military Sealift Command's nineteen Large, Medium-Speed Roll-on/Roll-off Ships and is part of the 32 ships in Military Sealift Command's Prepositioning Program.

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