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  • State Partnership Program: Building relationships since 1991

    Feb 3, 2016

    U.S. Army Central and the National Guard are working together in a program that is forming solid partnerships and strengthening regional security throughout the world.

  • ARECs ensure US Army Reserve is engaged on the world stage

    Feb 2, 2016

    What does it mean to have a U.S. Army Reserve force, globally engaged, impacting the far reaches of the world?

  • Logisticians Celebrate Black History Month

    Feb 2, 2016

    This month, Army Logistics will honor the contributions of several African-Americans who served in the Army.

  • Sumter Chambers honors US Army Central Soldier for volunteer service

    Feb 2, 2016

    A U.S. Army Central Soldier was the Army recipient of the Sumter Chamber of Commerce Military Citizen of the Year Award Saturday at the Chamber's annual retreat at Hilton Head Island.

  • Protect sensitive information during business travel

    Feb 1, 2016

    The USASAC mission -- like so many others -- often requires employees who directly coordinate FMS to travel to the country they are supporting. This exposes the travelers' personal and government information to risk.

  • 7 changes to Army NCO professional development

    Jan 28, 2016

    With the new year came a number of changes in Army noncommissioned officer professional development, and NCOs can expect more changes coming soon, said Command Sgt. Maj. David S. Davenport Sr., U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's senior enlisted adviser.

  • 5-4 Cav and JAF training finishes in grand fashion

    Jan 27, 2016

    After 12 weeks of shoulder to shoulder training, Jordan's Princess Basma 3rd Mechanized Infantry Battalion concluded its successful partnership with U.S. Army Central's 5th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, with an urban live-fire exercise Jan. 19-21.

  • Forward deployed LARS provide extensive reach-back capability

    Jan 23, 2016

    "Have you talked to the LAR?" are often the first words spoken when Soldiers are confronted by a seemingly irresolvable maintenance issue.

  • Sergeant Major finds you can 'Be whatever you want to be' in the Army

    Jan 20, 2016

    For 23 years, USARCENT Command Career Counselor Sgt. Maj. Patrick J. Hickok facetiously said he has been drinking the "Army Kool-Aid" -- and the fact that he loves and lives it is evident in everything he says and does.

  • U.S. Army Central educates Soldiers on troubling topics

    Jan 20, 2016

    U.S. Army Central hosted a convention among its Soldiers, incorporating the Team Shaw community here about troubling topics in the military such as suicide prevention and post-traumatic stress disorder, Jan. 11.

  • Equal opportunity: Dignity through respect

    Jan 20, 2016

    Soldiers throughout the U.S. Army Central area of responsibility participated in an Equal Opportunity Leaders' Course on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Jan. 11-16.

  • Gulf veteran recalls 'Storm in the Desert'

    Jan 19, 2016

  • Kazakhstan Army Visits U.S. Army Central

    Jan 5, 2016

  • USARCENT: Happy New Year!

    Jan 2, 2016

    U.S. Army Central and Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted a New Year's Eve party to celebrate another year of health and prosperity on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 31. "We put events on like this to let people celebrate the holiday as close to the way they would be back home," said Brenda Thompson, the Camp Arifjan MWR recreation supervisor. "We wanted to show the service member stationed away from their loved ones that there is someone that cares about them and give them something to take their minds off of work."

  • USARCENT: From 'The Dash' to the Da'ish

    Jan 2, 2016

  • Army Senior Leaders Conduct CENTCOM Holiday Visit

    Dec 23, 2015

    The 39th Chief of Staff of the Army and the 15th Sergeant Major of the Army completed their first holiday visit with U.S. troops and commanders serving across the Middle East.

  • PASSing fire safety to the DFAC

    Dec 19, 2015

    Chefs from the Camp Arifjan Zone 2 Dining Facility practiced fire suppression techniques here, Dec. 2. The DFAC team recertifies annually to ensure the continued safety of their patrons.

  • Army adjutant general emphasizes new NCOER

    Dec 19, 2015

    Brig. Gen. James Iacocca, the adjutant general of the U.S. Army, discussed the importance of the new noncommissioned officer evaluation report with U.S. Army Central leaders here, Dec. 5 as part of his worldwide tour.

  • US Army Central conducts contingency command post operations

    Dec 18, 2015

    CAMP ARIFJAN, KUWAIT -- U.S Army Central recently deployed its contingency command post here for a command post exercise to establish standard operating procedures as well as familiarity of equipment and problems to be solved before validating in a few months.

  • Task Force Longhorn already successful in first 60 days of Afghanistan intel mission

    Dec 14, 2015

    EASTERN AFGHANISTAN (Dec. 14, 2015) -- For the silent warriors of the 303rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, who deployed in September and currently provide critical intelligence collection and analysis in Afghanistan, their deployment thus far has been rewarding for Soldiers and valued by commanders.

  • Remembrance Day ceremony honors service, sacrifice

    Dec 14, 2015

    More than 300 coalition service members from U.S. Army Central and Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve took time to remember those who served before them in a Remembrance Day Ceremony Nov. 11.

  • Updated Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report rating forms available online

    Dec 10, 2015

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command announced Monday the availability of the DA Form 2166-9 series, the revised Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Report, and its activation in the web-based Evaluation Entry System.

  • Criminal Investigation Command warns of posting holiday travel plans

    Dec 7, 2015

    As Soldiers and their families prepare for the holiday season, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, warns that posting travel plans on social media sites makes your home vulnerable to burglary.

  • US Army Central plays key role in EOD training

    Dec 4, 2015

    U.S. Army Central's Explosive Ordnance Disposal section plays a key role in helping the United States' international partners deal with the threat of improvised explosive devices.

  • Submission window for dozen Army fellowship programs closes Dec. 30

    Dec 4, 2015

    Dec. 30 submission deadlines are fast approaching for a dozen Army fellowship opportunities managed by the U.S. Army Human Resources Command.

  • Master gunners train by example

    Nov 25, 2015

    A person exceptionally skilled in an occupation, art, or science by definition can be considered a master.

  • Care under fire

    Nov 24, 2015

    Soldiers with 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division and the Camp Buehring Troop Medical Clinic partnered with Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division to create a realistic and challenging training exercise to give Army medical personnel sophisticated experience dealing with trauma injuries here, Nov. 16-20.

  • US Army Central engineers vital to success

    Nov 20, 2015

    Ever since the American Revolution, engineers in the military have played a vital role in the success of our Nation and our Army. Then, as now, though the instruments they used were different, they would map terrain, build fortifications to protect fellow Soldiers from opposing forces, build bridges, and many other types of buildings and fortifications to protect the force and enhance their capabilities.

  • U.S. Army Central holds change of command

    Nov 19, 2015

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- U.S. Army Central, a resident in Central Asia and the Middle East for more than 20 years, conducted a change of command ceremony here Nov. 17.

  • OSC Updates Hatch Act Guidance for Social Media

    Nov 17, 2015

    In advance of the upcoming presidential election year, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) has revised its guidance regarding the Hatch Act and federal employee use of social media and email. The guidance is in an online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) format and was last issued in April 2012.

  • Commanding General

    Nov 17, 2015

  • A Celebration of Service Warrior-commander looks back at over 37 years of service to our country

    Nov 16, 2015

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- Lt. Gen. James Terry, commanding general, United States Army Central, never dreamed he would be in the Army and commanding one of the main and most far-reaching Army Service Component Commands in the force.

  • CID warns of extortion, blackmail scams

    Nov 3, 2015

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning the Army community to be aware of Internet extortion and blackmail scams and report any instance, where a Soldier, Army dependent, or Army civilian is or has been faced with threats involving the payment of money or other valuables.

  • 2016 voting season kicks off Army-wide push for registration

    Nov 2, 2015

    Wednesday will be the Army-wide kick-off to the 2016 voting season for Soldiers and their Families throughout the United States and around the world.

  • Air med, always ready

    Oct 30, 2015

    Camp Buehring, Kuwait - On the battlefield, an air medical helicopter can mean the difference between life and death for an injured Soldier.

  • Elite Kuwaiti force trains with U.S. Army Central

    Oct 29, 2015

    Soldiers, assigned to 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, partnered with Kuwait's Amiri Guard to focus on interoperability and readiness here, Oct. 21.

  • Army divers train salvage ops on Kuwait Naval Base

    Oct 29, 2015

    Divers, from the 74th Engineer Dive Detachment from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, conducted their annual salvage diver training in the waters of Kuwait Naval Base, Oct. 22.

  • 1st TSC mascot fit for People magazine, Army service

    Oct 28, 2015

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Basking in the golden sun, the young Army private rips up the green grass covered in morning dew. He chews on the grass for a few moments before going back for more. He rips and tears at the grass for almost an hour before being called back to training.

  • School program commemorates Kuwaiti Liberation, Operation Desert Storm

    Oct 22, 2015

    The U.S. Embassy-Kuwait, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Education and U.S. Army Central highlighted the long-standing partnership and shared history between the U.S. and the State of Kuwait during the 25th Anniversary Schools Program at Fatima Bint Al-Waleed Girls High School here, Oct. 20.

  • Not just whittlin'

    Oct 22, 2015

    Inside a building on Sledgehammer Loop, the smell of sawdust wafts through the air as patrons' sand their projects and others make the initial cut for their newest item. Near the back of the shop, various projects dry on a table after being stained or painted.

  • Joint emergency service station boosts effective response and readiness

    Oct 13, 2015

    Firefighters and paramedics celebrated the opening of Fire Station 3, Camp Arifjan's new joint emergency service station, during an uncoupling ceremony Oct. 10.

  • "From the Inside" of cybersecurity awareness

    Oct 9, 2015

    For the Army, October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and this year's theme, "Stay Protected While Connected," emphasizes the importance of good online habits in protecting the Army network and the force. To do their part to promote cyber security, members of the U.S. Army Central network security office presented a different way of sharing cyber awareness information and tips with Soldiers and civilians.

  • Conserving Energy and Lighting Arifjan

    Oct 7, 2015

    Maj. Gen. William B. Hickman, U.S. Army Central Deputy Commanding General of Operations, unveiled the first of 250 solar power light systems on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Oct. 2 to kick off energy conservation month.

  • CID warns of Internet romance scams

    Oct 2, 2015

    "He loves me, he loves me not. The phrase has been repeated by many looking for love. In today's world of online dating and social media sites, however, the phrase may have changed from the plucking of petals to a stroke of the keys with, "he is real, he is not."

  • Army, Navy practice deck landing techniques

    Sep 30, 2015

    Soldiers, assigned to the 185th Theater Aviation Brigade, and Sailors, of the USS Essex (LHD 2), a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, took part in a joint, deck-landing qualification exercise in the Persian Gulf, Sept. 28.

  • Never out of Reach: ARCENT's 15 month fight against ISIL

    Sep 27, 2015

    The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or Daesh, swept through Iraq and Syria like a plague, casting a dark shadow of destruction across the region.

  • U.S. Army Central hosts Inspired Gambit 15

    Sep 25, 2015

    U.S. Army Central and members of the South Carolina Army National Guard hosted Pakistan Army soldiers during exercise Inspired Gambit 15, Sep. 14-24, at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C.

  • Three unrelated problems - one cost effective, ecofriendly solution

    Sep 24, 2015

    Three unrelated problems were solved by one simple solution devised by Logistics Civil Augmentation Program IV contract partner Fluor to convert used cooking oil into biodiesel to help power solid waste incinerators at Bagram Airfield.

  • Free online military spouse wellness summit Oct. 19-23

    Sep 15, 2015

    FORT RILEY, Kansas -- InDependent and The Army Wife Network launch registration sign-ups for the first ever online Military Spouse Wellness Summit: Invest in Yourself 2015 sponsored by The USAA Educational Foundation.

  • Ammo abatement Soldiers perform critical tasks

    Sep 8, 2015

    Every piece of rolling stock leaving the Army Field Support Battalion, Afghanistan's logistics task forces at Bagram and Kandahar, for onward movement or disposition to Defense Logistics Agency is thoroughly inspected by trained ammo abatement Soldiers numerous times to ensure there is no loose ammunition, brass or links left inside the equipment.

  • Soldiers train Afghan Air Force pilots for combat

    Sep 4, 2015

    A team of nine Soldiers from the U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization have been on the ground in Afghanistan since January conducting combat mission training on the MD 530F helicopter for the Afghan Air Force. The training has provided the Afghan government with combat-ready qualified pilots and on Aug. 1 the first Afghan MD 530F Cayuse Warrior squadron was able to conduct aerial combat operations.

  • U.S. Army Central hosts Regional Combined Arms Symposium

    Sep 1, 2015

    FORT BENNING, Ga - U.S. Army Central and the Maneuver Center of Excellence hosted army officers from the Middle East and Central Asia at the Regional Combined Arms Symposium, Aug. 24-28, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Concealed weapons on Fort Jackson? It's against regs

    Aug 28, 2015

    After a lengthy study, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley issued Executive Order 2015-18 last week, ordering upgraded security at Guard installations and allowing certain Guardsmen to carry concealed weapons while in uniform. Despite the order, S.C. National Guard members cannot carry concealed weapons on federal bases.

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers honored during redeployment ceremony

    Aug 26, 2015

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Soldiers and family members gathered at Pope Army Airfield's Green Ramp to welcome home the Blue Team with the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) during a redeployment ceremony Aug. 24.

  • U.S. Army Central hosts the Central and South Asia Land Forces Symposium

    Aug 26, 2015

    U.S. Army Central hosted land forces commanders and their staffs during the Central and South Asia Land Forces Symposium, Aug. 17-20, at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Germany.

  • The new boss: Army welcomes Milley on JBM-HH and says goodbye to a 'moral giant'

    Aug 20, 2015

    The United States Army bid farewell to its former chief of staff and welcomed his successor during a ceremony under the hot sun on Summerall Field at the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Aug. 14.

  • How to maximize privacy settings on your Facebook profile

    Aug 19, 2015

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- In a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, Facebook remains by far the most popular social media site. As a member of the military, and for family members of service members, it is more important than ever to remain vigilant of operational security (OPSEC).

  • Deadline for new cyber military occupational specialty applications looms

    Aug 17, 2015

    The Army is looking for Soldiers, who want to sign on as part of the cyber branch.

  • What Soldiers should know about the Qualitative Management Program

    Aug 11, 2015

    The following article provides an overview of the QMP process, explains why the Army has such a program, to whom it applies and to whom not, and provides a few tips on how to respond to notifications.

  • Iraq regional contracting office conducts first vendor day

    Aug 10, 2015

    Soldiers at the regional contracting office in Erbil, Iraq, conducted the first in-theater vendor training day to cultivate the critical relationship between local vendors and U.S. forces in Iraq.

  • 20th CBRNE Command hosts Saudi EOD group

    Aug 5, 2015

    The 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives) hosted a group of Saudi Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) leaders on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Aug. 3.

  • Maj. Gen. Paul C. Hurley, Jr.

    Aug 4, 2015

    Major General Paul C. Hurley, Jr. was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at Texas A&M University in July 1986.

  • DISA to enforce DOD Enterprise Email mailbox size limits starting September

    Aug 3, 2015

    As of Oct. 1, the Defense Information Systems Agency will enforce existing Department of Defense Enterprise Email Service Level Agreement mailbox size limits, to lower costs and improve efficiency and Outlook start-up times.

  • Change of command, responsibility and mission for 401st AFSB

    Jul 30, 2015

    One ceremony encompassed a change of command, change of responsibility and change of mission for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade on Jul. 16.

  • 402nd AFSB cases colors, prepares for mission to support U.S. Army Pacific Command

    Jul 29, 2015

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade cased it colors during a ceremony here July 16 in preparation for a move to Hawaii where it will serve as the U.S. Army Materiel Command and U.S. Army Sustainment Command's liaison to the field for the U.S. Army Pacific Command.

  • USARCENT holds best warrior competition

    Jul 17, 2015

    Seven Soldiers gave their all during the U.S. Army Central Best Warrior Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition June 1-4.

  • Make Third your first

    Jul 9, 2015

    Soldiers choosing to make the Army their career are eventually going to get the opportunity to pick their next location, but what are their motivators for picking their next duty station?

  • USARCENT Newcomers

    Jul 2, 2015

    Welcome to the United States Army Central Sponsorship Program Website

  • Division takes lead of command in Iraq

    Jun 29, 2015

    The 82nd Airborne Division took command of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command -- Iraq, from the 1st Infantry Division during a transfer of authority ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq, June 28.

  • Deputy Commanding General -- Operations

    Jun 24, 2015

    U.S. Army Central (USARCENT)

  • Keeping the Peace: NATO Multinational Peace Support Operations Course

    Jun 23, 2015

    26 service members from Greece, Bosnia, Qatar, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States attended a course at the Hellenic Multinational Peace Support Operations Training Center in Kilkis, Greece, March 9 - 20.

  • Imperial Brigade runs for breast cancer awareness

    Jun 23, 2015

    Soldiers deployed with 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade participate in a 5-kilometer run/walk for breast cancer awareness at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 1, 2015. The run/walk was held at the same time as 11th ADA Bde. Soldiers at Fort Bliss, Texas, participated in theirs. The motivation behind the brigade's participation is haveing one of their own diagnosed with breast cancer approximately 3 months ago.

  • Military airstrikes continue against ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq

    Jun 23, 2015

    Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq June 22. In Syria, coalition military forces conducted three airstrikes using fighter and remotely piloted aircraft. Separately in Iraq, coalition military forces conducted 14 airstrikes approved by the Iraqi Ministry of Defense using attack, fighter and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIL terrorists.

  • U.S. Marines Conduct Operation Inherent Resolve Strikes

    Jun 23, 2015

    Eleven photos of U.S. Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Central Command preparing and launching strike missions to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, June 9-10, 2015, are now available.

  • 24th MEU 'FiST' shapes battlefield during Eager Lion

    Jun 23, 2015

    Beneath the desert sun in Jordan, a notional enemy of armored vehicles prepares to make a stand against U.S. Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Jordanian armed forces and Italian Marines, who wait just beyond the horizon of the battlefield.

  • 1st TSC celebrates US Army's 240th birthday

    Jun 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army's 240th birthday is Sunday but 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) wasted no time getting the party started.

  • South Carolina Army National Guard Aviation Support Battalion deploys to Kuwait

    Jun 23, 2015

    The South Carolina Army National Guard's 351st Aviation Support Battalion (ASB) answered the country's call to duty as 49 Soldiers deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom/Spartan Shield following a departure ceremony Saturday, June 6, 2015, at the Sumter Armory in Sumter, S.C.

  • Father's Day in Afghanistan

    Jun 17, 2015

    In Afghanistan, today, a countless number of those uniformed dads are among about 9,800 American troops that are here, part of the Resolute Support Mission to train, assist, and advise Afghan National Army and the National Police. For each of these displaced dads, the Father's Day observance holds a personal and unique meaning.

  • Transportation Soldiers earn distinction as 1st TSC's Best Warriors

    Jun 12, 2015

    Two transportation Soldiers have earned the distinction of "Best Warriors" for the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) following a grueling competition in Kuwait May 4-8.

  • 1-68 Armor partners with Kuwait's Emiri Guard.

    Jun 12, 2015

    Reconnaissance platoon members from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, and elements of the Kuwait Emiri Guard conducted urban operations training, May 13, 2015, at a training village in Southwest Asia.

  • Top Notch Brigade NCO and Soldier of the Year

    Jun 12, 2015

    Top Notch Brigade help a Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. Top Notch Brigade is the name of the three battalions and the brigade headquarters element of the U.S. Army Central's air and missile defense mission in Southwest Asia. There was also a fourth air defense artillery battalion who participated in the event held from April 27 and culminated in an awards ceremony on May 2.

  • Noncommissioned officers around the globe discuss their role in countering today's threats

    Jun 12, 2015

    U.S. Army Central hosted its first Multinational Noncommissioned Officer Symposium in El Paso, Texas, at the home of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy, May 18-22. Senior NCOs and officers from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan exchanged perspectives on the role of the NCO Corps.

  • Supporting OIR through generator repair, maintenance

    Jun 12, 2015

    Twenty students graduated from a five-day U.S./Iraqi combined generator maintenance course held on Camp Taji, Iraq, April 12-16, 2015. The purpose of the course was to train Iraqi Security Forces on basic maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of power generation equipment.

  • 1st TSC celebrates U.S. Army's 240th birthday

    Jun 12, 2015

    The U.S. Army's 240th birthday is Sunday but 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) wasted no time getting the party started. Leaders and Soldiers of the command celebrated at the 1st TSC's headquarters in true Army tradition Thursday with morning formation, physical training and cake.

  • Grass: National Guard accessible, operational contributor to Total Force

    Jun 11, 2015

    Army Gen. Frank Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau, recently visited leaders and Service members in Belgium, Germany, Egypt, Djibouti, Israel and Kuwait.

  • Broadening: Building individual career paths to leadership in Army 2025

    Jun 1, 2015

    The emphasis for re-shaping the Army in the years ahead will focus on growing agile, flexible and widely experienced leaders at all levels and across all components and ranks, U.S. Army Human Resources Command leaders said.

  • 3ABCT begins FIST Certs

    May 25, 2015

    The 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, completed its initial round of Fire Support Team (FIST) certification courses at Camp Buehring for fire support specialists and Officers of 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, May 18-23.

  • 3ABCT Soldier/NCO of the Year

    May 18, 2015

    Six noncommissioned officers and six Soldiers competed for top honors during 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division's, Soldier and NCO of the Year Board at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, May 11.

  • U.S., Saudi leaders review Saudis' aviation buildup

    May 7, 2015

    The Office of the Program Manager-Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program held its annual U.S./SANG Aviation Program Management Review April 1-7 in Huntsville, Ala.

  • 1-68 Armor lieutenants get back to basics

    May 6, 2015

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- Lieutenants of 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, stationed at Camp Buehring, Kuwait completed a five-day certification course focused on fundamentals and basics, April 27-May 1.

  • Armor company conducts crew gunnery qualifications

    May 6, 2015

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- Sitting atop a mound of sand, an M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle idles while the crew inside awaits further instruction; the muffled engine sound is abruptly interrupted when a 25mm tracer round is fired from the main gun and streaks toward its target in the night sky.

  • 1st TSC's Headquarters and Headquarters Company welcomes new command team

    May 4, 2015

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), welcomed the new command team and bid farewell to the outgoing leadership May 1, 2015, at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • USARCENT hosts 'Cyber Bowl,' promotes network security

    May 1, 2015

    Visit Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, for a Cyber Bowl to promote cyber awareness and security.

  • Army Training Network now accessible without a CAC card

    May 1, 2015

    Soldiers can now use smart phones and computer tablets to access the Army's primary website for training information.

  • Kazma II logistics exercise brings together US, Kuwait militaries

    Apr 28, 2015

    Soldiers with the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) - Operational Command Post partnered with their Kuwait army counterparts during a sustainment and logistics focused tabletop training exercise known as Kazma II at the Kuwait Ministry of Defense Logistic Operations Command, April 12-16.

  • 1st TSC SHARP Amazing Race

    Apr 27, 2015

    1st Sustainment Command (Theater) Soldiers participated in the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program (SHARP) Amazing Race at the 1st TSC headquarters building April 22.

  • Army regs prohibit eating popular health bar-Hemp seeds source of protein, banned by DA

    Apr 17, 2015

    For anyone who relies on protein bars as an afternoon or after workout snack, they should be warned about nonmilitary friendly ingredients in their all-natural selections. Natural food snacks, like the Kind Companies Strong & Kind bars, are off limits to military personnel and DOD civilians because they contain hemp seeds. While the seeds are a natural source of protein and have high content of necessary vitamins they are off limits as a food source due to the possibility of ingesting THC.

  • Egypt, US conduct military nursing exchange

    Apr 17, 2015

    The United States and Egypt conducted a military to military nursing exchange at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, March 23-27. The U.S. Army Central International Military Affairs team arranged the first-of-its-kind exchange between the Egyptian Training Authority and the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School to address a growing need in the Egyptian military medical community for critical care of both military and civilian patients.

  • 1-66 Armor honors lineage with challenge

    Apr 15, 2015

    The "Iron Knights" of 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, honored their rich history of lineage built by men and women before them by conducting a "Colonel Burt Challenge" April 6-9 at Camp Buehring in honor of Capt. James M. Burt, one of the regiment's most coveted Armor officers in its history.

  • Never underestimate the power of Truss

    Apr 15, 2015

    It may not be the Olympics, but the Steppe Eagle 2015 sports day games brought out the competitive spirit in U.S., U.K. and Kazakhstan soldiers at Ilisky Training Area, here, Apr. 11.