• Equipment Operator Construction Man (EOCN) Jeremiah Johnson, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 dumps a load of debris from the paving project fronting the Army Materiel Command "Wilson Willows"
housing area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 23.  Paving continues in the Zone 6 area of the camp, and everyone traveling through the zone should exercise patience, and maintain situational awareness, as the long-awaited upgrade moves forward.

    It's a dirty job

    Equipment Operator Construction Man (EOCN) Jeremiah Johnson, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 dumps a load of debris from the paving project fronting the Army Materiel Command "Wilson Willows" housing area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 23...

  • ean Barnes of Salem, N.H., a contract employee with L3 Communications Vertex Aerospace, grinds away rough spots atop a motorized road grader, May 2, while preparing it for Add-on-Armor installation in a 401st Army Field Support Brigade maintenance area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

    Daily Grind

    ean Barnes of Salem, N.H., a contract employee with L3 Communications Vertex Aerospace, grinds away rough spots atop a motorized road grader, May 2, while preparing it for Add-on-Armor installation in a 401st Army Field Support Brigade maintenance area...

  • Add-on-Armor installer, Joe Guajardo, a contract employee with ITT Corp., installs belly plate armor on a Fire Support Team Vehicle in the 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade maintenance area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 27.  This vehicle was one of the last of a batch of more than 50 tracked vehicles "up armored" by the battalion for future employment in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    Close Quarters

    Add-on-Armor installer, Joe Guajardo, a contract employee with ITT Corp., installs belly plate armor on a Fire Support Team Vehicle in the 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade maintenance area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 27. This vehicle...

  • Fire Support Team Vehicles are staged on the ready line in the 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 27. The vehicles are destined for employment in Operation Iraqi Freedom and were "up-armored" by 2nd Battalion.

    Sunset on the ready line

    Fire Support Team Vehicles are staged on the ready line in the 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 27. The vehicles are destined for employment in Operation Iraqi Freedom and were "up-armored" by 2nd...

  • Close up of a 6.5 Liter Humvee engine head installation being performed by mechanic Rodger Freeman at the Forward Repair Activity Engine Shop, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, Apr 22. Freeman is from Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, Texas and is serving his second tour in
Kuwait.

    6.5 Liter Humvee engine head

    Close up of a 6.5 Liter Humvee engine head installation being performed by mechanic Rodger Freeman at the Forward Repair Activity Engine Shop, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, Apr 22. Freeman is from Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, Texas and is...

  • As darkness falls, workers install a fabric end section on a new maintenance tent at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Apr. 21, 2008.  The tents are one way to protect Soldiers and civilians from the sun, wind, dust and high temperatures of the Arabian Peninsula.

    Evening fabrication

    As darkness falls, workers install a fabric end section on a new maintenance tent at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Apr. 21, 2008. The tents are one way to protect Soldiers and civilians from the sun, wind, dust and high temperatures of the Arabian Peninsula.

  • David Meulenberg, General Dynamics Land Systems Division, performs body repair work on a Stryker combat vehicle at the 1st Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade Stryker Battle Damage Repair Facility at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar.  Tim Armstrong, GDLSD-Qatar site manager, says "we feel we're doing our part in the war. A lot of our guys have served (in uniform) - some haven't. Here we all feel like we're contributing."

    ...doing our part...

    David Meulenberg, General Dynamics Land Systems Division, performs body repair work on a Stryker combat vehicle at the 1st Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade Stryker Battle Damage Repair Facility at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar. Tim Armstrong...

  • Sgt. Kimberly Vock, 1st Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade looks out at members of the battalion as they get ready to compete in the Kickball event of the Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar Commander's Cup, Apr. 19, 2008. Representing the "Champion Brigade" and Army Material Command, the battalion's team fought hard, but wound up on the short end of a 1-0 battle against Area Support Group - Qatar.

    Team Reflection

    Sgt. Kimberly Vock, 1st Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade looks out at members of the battalion as they get ready to compete in the Kickball event of the Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar Commander's Cup, Apr. 19, 2008. Representing the "Champion...

  • Midday turns dusk-like, Apr. 9, 2008, as a sandstorm engulfs vehicles traveling a side road on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

    Limited Visibility

    Midday turns dusk-like, Apr. 9, 2008, as a sandstorm engulfs vehicles traveling a side road on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Like Soldiers at Retreat, M1000 Semitrailers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait await darkness - and their next mission

    Twilight Formation

    Like Soldiers at Retreat, M1000 Semitrailers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait await darkness - and their next mission

  • Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment technician Oswaldo Chavez of Fort Bliss, Texas calibrates an M2A2 Aiming Circle, May 5, in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade TMDE Support Center at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

    Dialed In

    Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment technician Oswaldo Chavez of Fort Bliss, Texas calibrates an M2A2 Aiming Circle, May 5, in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade TMDE Support Center at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Workers load a refurbished M1000 Heavy Equipment Transporter Semi-trailer onto a commercial trailer at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, May 4.
The M1000 is bound for Logistic Support Area Anaconda in Iraq, where it will be put back in the hands of the Warfighter.  The 25-ton M1000 trailer, along with the 20.5-ton M1070 Truck Tractor make up the Heavy Equipment Transport System.  Since May, 2007, 325 of these battle-damaged or battle-fatigued trailers have been through the Theater Provided Equipment Refurbishment Program operated by the 401st Army Field Support Brigade.

    Back to the Fight

    Workers load a refurbished M1000 Heavy Equipment Transporter Semi-trailer onto a commercial trailer at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, May 4. The M1000 is bound for Logistic Support Area Anaconda in Iraq, where it will be put back in the hands of the Warfighter...

  • A rainbow seems to flow into the Objective Gunner Protection Kit atop a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle, May 4, in a 3rd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade area at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

    The end of the rainbow

    A rainbow seems to flow into the Objective Gunner Protection Kit atop a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle, May 4, in a 3rd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade area at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

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