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  • Arizona-based unit brings clothing to give to local community

    Mar 29, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE TAJI, Iraq - Soldiers with the 3666th Support Maintenance Company provided clothing and other donated items to the local community during a humanitarian aid mission March 21 near Contingency Operating Base Taji, Iraq.

  • Recovery supports convoys during travel

    Mar 29, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE TAJI, Iraq - Recovery Soldiers travel with convoys throughout Iraq, supporting units should vehicles break down during their mission.

  • Four-star general visits JBB, talks drawdown, reflects on women's history

    Mar 26, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commanding general of the Army Materiel Command and a Fort Belvoir, Va., resident, made a March 20 visit to Joint Base Balad, Iraq, to discuss the upcoming responsible drawdown of personnel and equipment in Iraq.

  • Operation Clean Sweep

    Mar 25, 2010

    Most of us dread spring cleaning. Opening closets and trunks full of the items we thought we needed. Moving furniture to discover crumbs, change and pet toys. Deciding what should be thrown out and what should be donated. It's a messy job. But, in the end, we are left with a strong sense of satisfaction. These same feelings held true for multiple Army units who participated in their own spring cleaning efforts over the past year.

  • Quartermaster company makes history

    Mar 25, 2010

    BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan - A Fort Lee unit has made history as the first petroleum pipeline terminal operating company serving in Operation Enduring Freedom to transform into a gun truck company.

  • Quartermasters train to stay fresh during deployment

    Mar 24, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE TAJI, Iraq - The 263rd Quartermaster Company out of Fort Bliss, Texas, 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) continues to train their Soldiers on the technical and tactical skills of their laundry-service mission at Contingency Operating Base Taji, Iraq.

  • Databases help move equipment out of Iraq

    Mar 22, 2010

    Units preparing to redeploy to their home stations at the end of a Operation Iraqi Freedom deployment and the managers charged with the responsible drawdown of forces and equipment have one thing in common: a lot of paperwork before people and equipment can move.

  • Army Reserve Unit Utilizes Innovative Method to Expedite Supply Distribution in Afghanistan

    Mar 18, 2010

    The 484th Joint Movement Control Battalion, an Army Reserve Unit based out of Springfield, MO expedited the distribution of supplies throughout Afghanistan using rotary and fixed wing aircraft, host nation truck movements, container management and movement control operations.

  • 377th Theater Sustainment Command Takes the Reins in Haiti

    Mar 18, 2010

    The 377th Theater Sustainment Command assumed the Joint Logistics Command - Haiti mission in Port-au-Prince in support of Operation Unified Response, the humanitarian aid/disaster relief effort.

  • Third Army conducting 'Responsible Drawdown' from Iraq

    Mar 17, 2010

    Third Army and other commands are in the process of conducting a 'Responsible Drawdown' from Iraq that is unprecedented in recent military history.

  • Sustainers return from Haiti

    Mar 17, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) returned from Haiti during a ceremony held here on Mar. 9, at Sadowski Field House. The ceremony marked the official return for the 3d ESC soldiers from the devastated nation where they formed Joint Logistics Command-Haiti in support of relief efforts stemming from a Jan. 12 earthquake.

  • Secretary of the Army visits historic Arsenal

    Mar 16, 2010

    The top-ranking civilian in the U.S. Army visited Rock Island Arsenal today. During the visit, Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, thanked Arsenal Soldiers and employees for their contributions to military operations in Iraq and elsewhere, and learned more about the missions and functions carried out on the Arsenal.

  • Army leader tastes what's cookin' at Natick

    Mar 16, 2010

    Soldiers are eating better with help from new technologies. That was the message Army scientists delivered to the Army's civilian leader during a visit to research and development facilities here March 15.

  • Behind the Scenes with the 412th TEC Culinary Team

    Mar 15, 2010

  • Quartermaster Soldiers keep service members' uniforms looking sharp

    Mar 13, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE TAJI, Iraq - Missions in Iraq can take a toll on service members' uniforms, but a group of Soldiers work every day to keep them presentable and in good repair at Contingency Operating Base Taji, Iraq.

  • Soldiers move excess munitions out of Iraq as part of drawdown

    Mar 13, 2010

    As the responsible drawdown of forces and equipment escalates following the Iraqi Parliamentary elections in March, Soldiers are working to reduce the amount of ammunition in Iraq as corresponding troop levels fall.

  • Covering Your Head Can Save Your Life

    Mar 12, 2010

    For an item weighing only three ounces, the Army's Light Weight Performance Hood (LPH) is a key piece of gear. It can save Soldiers from severe, disfiguring, even life-threatening burns to the face, ears, and neck.

  • G-4 Report, March 2010: VSAT

    Mar 11, 2010

    The Army recently marked the production of the 3,000th Combat Service Support Very Small Aperture Terminal, which allows Soldiers in remote locations to connect wirelessly to supply and logistics databases. Maj. Gen. Robert Radin, the deputy G-4, and Lt. Col. Tony Sanchez, the Product Manager for the Defense Wide Transmission Systems, discuss the benefits of the VSAT.

  • Beyond the big stage: impact of Army Culinary Arts Competition goes further than presentation of any

    Mar 11, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 11, 2010) -- The U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition will check off another year tomorrow when it wraps up its 35th awards ceremony. For more than three decades, it has been a stage of sorts; a showcase in which contestants are afforded the opportunity to put their skills up against the best the military has to offer. But it is also a unique military food service experience Aca,!" one that has a varied impact beyond the competition itself.

  • Improving Arsenal capability, capacity one foot at a time

    Mar 10, 2010

    With demand for its products steady, the U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal has brought on line in the last month more than $3.5 million of new equipment to expand its product line and to enhance its capacity to meet current and future requirements, said John Hockenbury, director of the arsenal's operations.

  • Turbine engine mechanics show versatility

    Mar 5, 2010

    Twenty mechanics from the turbine engine value stream are helping to repair 310 Stryker vehicles between December 2009 and June 2010. The program, a partnership between General Dynamics Land Systems and Anniston Army Depot, shows the flexibility of the turbine engine workforce as they adapt their work to a wheeled, diesel vehicle.

  • New Army Black Hawk succeeds in combat

    Mar 4, 2010

    The Army's new high-tech UH-60 Black Hawk M-model helicopter -- equipped with a stronger engine, a digital cockpit and composite rotor blades -- performed exceptionally well in Afghanistan during its first major combat deployment, according to a recently completed After Action Review at Fort Campbell, Ky., service officials said.

  • Chef of Year event kicks off Culinary Arts Competition

    Mar 4, 2010

    Kitchens in the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence heated up early Sunday morning as the 35th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition began its first cooking event: Armed Forces Chef of the Year.

  • Grill Sergeant brings repertoire of skills to Culinary Arts Competition

    Mar 4, 2010

    Fort LEE, Va. (March 4, 2010) -- In the first episode of the Pentagon Channel show, "The Grill Sergeants," Sgt. 1st Class Brad Turner Jr. stuffed an uncooked turkey, took a half step back from the stove and rendered a casual but snappy salute to the bird. "I needed to give him the honor that he deserved," said a chuckling Turner of the moment. "He gave his life for the cause." It was a signature move for the New Orleans native, and one of many that would come to characterize his style and personality on the ground-breaking military food show.

  • Army Field Support Battalion moves MRAPs to meet missions

    Mar 3, 2010

    2/401st AFSB teams up with JPO MRAP to move MRAPs more efficiently, better serving Soldiers on the battlefield.

  • Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan to get new MultiCam uniforms, boots, gear

    Mar 2, 2010

    Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan will be issued the new "MultiCam" fire-resistant Army Combat Uniform complete with new Mountain Combat Boots and MultiCam-patterned Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment, or MOLLE, gear beginning in July.

  • Medic certifies Iraqi Kurdish troops as Combat Life Savers

    Mar 2, 2010

    The room full of Iraqi Kurdish Soldiers remained quiet as they focused their full attention on the American at the front of the room.

  • 15th Sust. Bde. celebrates African American history

    Mar 1, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Members of the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), gathered at the Contingency Operating Location Q-West Morale, Welfare and Recreation center Feb. 15 to celebrate African American heritage.

  • Trans. Co. stands down for safety

    Mar 1, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Soldiers with the 40th Transportation Company, 395th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), conducted a training stand-down on Feb. 6 and 7 at Contingency Operating Location Q-West, Iraq.

  • Deployed Sustainers re-enlist in Haiti

    Mar 1, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Joint Logistics Command - Haiti Soldiers deployed in support of Operation Unified Response gathered on U.S. Army vessel LSV 1 to re-enlist Feb. 27. Nineteen Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3rd Sustainment Command, Fort Eustis's 7th Sustainment Brigade, and Fort Lewis's 56th Multifunctional Medical Battalion raised their right hands and recited the oath of enlistment with Col.(Promotable) Robin Akin, the 3d Sustainment Command's commanding general who presided over the event.

  • 1185th DDSB supports buildup efforts at Port of Shuabia

    Feb 26, 2010

    U.S. Army Central/Third Army's (Third Army) "Sustain the Fight" initiative aims at providing the finest logistical support for warfighters currently performing duties in different areas of operation. The mission requires servicemembers attached to Third Army to work demanding schedules in order to provide the transportation of critical equipment all over the world.

  • Army to balance Iraq drawdown, reset for least impact on Soldiers

    Feb 26, 2010

    The process of drawing down and resetting equipment in Iraq to meet the 2011 pull-out deadline set by the president must not affect Soldier dwell time.

  • Satellite technology plays key role in Haiti relief effort

    Feb 24, 2010

    The U.S. Army is leveraging state-of-the-art satellite technology to assist in the delivery of much needed supplies to earthquake-damaged Haiti -- bringing food, water, clothing and medical equipment to Haitians in crisis.

  • Sustainers improve morale and services for troops in Haiti

    Feb 23, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Servicemembers throughout Haiti have seen improved morale as a result of several quality of life improvements thanks to 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldiers and the rest of the team within Joint Logistics Command - Haiti. hile support to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief continues, U.S. forces are now eating food other than MREs, receiving mail, and sending their dirty clothes out for laundry service.

  • Army testing new airdrop system for Afghanistan

    Feb 23, 2010

    The supply requirement in Afghanistan will dramatically increase this year according to the Army's top logistician, and he said the Army is testing a new airdrop system to help meet the demand.

  • Army watercraft assists Colombian Red Cross with delivery of humanitarian aid

    Feb 22, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Humanitarian assistance in the form of food, water, mattresses and tents have poured into Haiti from countries around the world in the aftermath of the Jan. 12 earthquake that devastated the southern region of this small Caribbean nation.

  • Soldiers to get new cammo pattern for wear in Afghanistan

    Feb 19, 2010

    Starting this summer, Soldiers sent to fight in Afghanistan will wear an Army Combat Uniform with the "MultiCam" pattern instead of the standard-issue universal camouflage pattern.

  • Army Sustainment Command personnel continue Haiti humanitarian assistance efforts

    Feb 19, 2010

    Sea Port operations in Haiti

  • 5th QM. Co. conducts airborne mission despite cold, snow

    Feb 19, 2010

    Heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures set the stage for the Soldiers of the 5th Quartermaster Company, 21st Special Troops Battalion, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, as they prepared for a full-scale airborne operation outside Marnheim, Germany.

  • Quartermaster historian makes a little history of his own

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 19, 2010) -- For more than two decades, Dr. Steve Anders has been the keeper of the Quartermaster's history; now he's turned his own page in the chronicles of time.

  • Soldiers bring fresh, clean water to Haiti

    Feb 18, 2010

    Since they arrived last month, some American Soldiers here have been saving lives by purifying and distributing clean water.

  • Commercial Movement Division manages Iraqi transportation companies

    Feb 18, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - In the past seven months, the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) has aided in the expansion of Al Sequir's Iraqi Transportation Network and other companies that support the movement of equipment and supplies throughout Iraq.

  • 688th RPOE Soldiers suppoort Haiti relief mission

    Feb 17, 2010

    U.S. Soldiers from the 688th Rapid Opening Element (RPOE), Fort Eustis, Va., load supplies and equipment at March Air Reserve Base, Calif. and Langley Air Force Base, Va. The 688th RPOE is in Haiti to assist with airfield operations to help move relief supplies and rescue personnel in and out of Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Price as part of international relief efforts since the immediate aftermath of a 7.0-magnitude earthquake.

  • New oil service center opens at JBB

    Feb 13, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Officials with the Mayor's Cell and Shaykh Shehab Ahmed Al-Tmime celebrated the opening of the new oil service center with a ribbon cutting ceremony Feb. 8 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • Air Cav undertakes sling load in support of aviation mission

    Feb 11, 2010

  • 3rd ESC On Facebook!

    Feb 11, 2010

  • Logistics Soldiers provide unique capability in Haiti

    Feb 11, 2010

    As part of the first wave of Soldiers to hit the ground in Haiti, some 900 from the 7th Sustaiment Brigade are providing unique, yet critical logistical support.

  • 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion conducts commo check

    Feb 9, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - The 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), communications section, commonly referred to as "Section 6," set out to train over 180 drivers and truck commanders on essential operator level communication tasks beginning Jan. 21 at Contingency Operation Base Speicher.

  • A different kind of mission

    Feb 8, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) has deployed before, but never like this. The 3d ESC completed a 15-month deployment to Iraq in August 2009. Now, the unit is in Haiti. The command's Soldiers didn't expect to be deployed again so soon, but Haiti's January 12th earthquake changed all that.

  • Sustainers hit the ground running in Haiti

    Feb 5, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - 70 Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) landed at Toussaint L'Ouverture Airport in Port Au Prince Feb. 3, to support relief operations in Haiti.

  • Service members, third country nationals come together at Oasis dining facility

    Feb 5, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Every day Oasis dining facility at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, serves roughly 18,000 to 20,000 meals to the service members and civilians here. From the warehouse and storage facilities to the kitchen and dining room, countless hands come together for each meal.

  • Wagonmasters deliver school supplies to Iraqi children

    Feb 3, 2010

    JEDELLAH SOFLA, Iraq - Members of the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) delivered boxes of school supplies to Iraqi children Jan. 20 in Jedellah Sofla, a small village near Contingency Operating Location Q-West, Iraq.

  • Army leaders meet to discuss drawdown plans

    Feb 3, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) command staff hosted a conference to discuss training and logistic operations in the next six months Jan. 26 at the Oasis dining facility in the Sgt. Audie Murphy room at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • Louisiana maintenance team keeps vehicles on road

    Jan 30, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION BASRA, Iraq - The 546th Maintenance Support Team out of Fort Polk, La., keeps vehicles at Contingency Operating Location Basra, Iraq, mission ready and on the road.

  • More than 3,000 Soldiers moved in first fixed-wing redeployment out of Taji

    Jan 30, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - More than 3,000 Soldiers participated in the first fixed-wing redeployment operation out of Camp Taji, Iraq, Jan. 27.

  • Additional Fort Knox Sustainers deploy to Haiti in support of relief operations

    Jan 29, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - An additional 40 Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) deployed to Haiti Wednesday, Jan. 27, in support of relief operations in Haiti. The Soldiers will join 3d ESC members already on ground to form the Joint Logistics Task Force - Haiti, led by 3d ESC commander, Col. (P) Robin Akin, and to provide logistical expertise to the relief effort. This group of Soldiers will bring the total number of 3d ESC Soldiers on ground to approximately 60.

  • CSA visits Aca,!EoeHome of SustainmentAca,!a,,c to view BRAC growth, speak with Soldiers

    Jan 29, 2010

    A centralized sustainment community is paramount to the operational Army of today and the future, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr.

  • BCS3 Enhances Coalition Logistics

    Jan 28, 2010

    Press Release

  • 7th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers take "Fast Ship" to Haiti

    Jan 28, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va - Soldiers from the 7th Sustainment Brigade recently deployed to Haiti via the Superferry "Huakai" from Fort Eustis, Va. The 7th Sustainment Brigade is in Haiti conducting port operations to aid in the military's relief effort - bringing desperately needed food and medical supplies to those in need.

  • TF Wings' 'Clean Sweep' nets more than $40 million in supplies

    Jan 23, 2010

    Task Force Wings identified and returned more than $40 million of excess equipment as part of the Armywide initiative termed Operation "Clean Sweep." Each of the task force's units participated from their respective locations across United States Division - North.

  • Camp Adder area Soldiers visit local shaykhs, pump houses

    Jan 23, 2010

    CAMP ADDER, Iraq - Soldiers with the 546th Maintenance Company and the 36th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) met with local leaders Jan. 18 and visited the four pump stations along the Euphrates River that provide water to Camp Adder and Camp Cedar II, Iraq.

  • 3rd ESC to deploy, provide logistics expertise in Haiti

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) will deploy to Haiti in support of relief efforts stemming from a 7.0 magnitude earthquake which struck the country on Jan. 12. The command will form the nucleus of Joint Logistics Task Force - Haiti and deploy by air to provide its logistics expertise to the relief effort in Haiti.

  • 7th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers set-sail for Haitian relief

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va - Sustainers from Fort Eustis's 7th Sustainment Brigade recently set-sail for a deployment to Haiti in support of Joint Task Force - Haiti. The unique capability of the Army's watercraft will increase logistical capabilites for the JTF commander.

  • Sustainers deploy in support of Haiti

    Jan 20, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Between Jan. 15-17, liaison teams from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) deployed to Haiti, Fort Bragg and U.S. Southern Command in support of relief efforts stemming from the devastation caused by an earthquake on Jan. 12

  • Quartermaster Co. completes Operation Clean Sweep at Normandy

    Jan 16, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION NORMANDY, Iraq - The 910th Quartermaster Company, an Army Reserve unit out of Ardmore, Okla., completed Operation Clean Sweep Jan. 14 at Contingency Operating Location Normandy, Iraq.

  • Providers deliver school supplies to rural Iraqi schoolchildren

    Jan 16, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION ADDER, Iraq - Staff Sgt. Imelda P. Quiroz said delivering school supplies to Ibn Rushed School, a rural school outside of Nasariyah, Iraq, reminded her of the visits humanitarians made to her school when she was a child in Ciudad AcunAOEfa, Mexico.

  • Army transportation, logistics experts reach Haiti

    Jan 14, 2010

    The Army's Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command has a team deployed to Haiti to prepare for follow-on forces that will deliver and distribute humanitarian supplies in the wake of Tuesday's devastating earthquake.

  • The Art and Science to Transforming Manufacturing Space

    Jan 14, 2010

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- With all the strategy of a world championship chess match, the Watervliet Arsenal is transforming underutilized manufacturing space into state-of-the-art capability. Machine by machine, square foot by square foot, the Arsenal is, through a program called the Capital Improvement Program or CIP methodically opening up floor space for advanced machining. Through CIP, the Arsenal will significantly improve its capability to manufacture legacy and future weapon systems.

  • 233rd Trans. Co. transports vehicles to improve ranges, gain experience

    Jan 12, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Recently, Fort Knox's 233rd Transportation Company supported the installation's range control with the movement of nearly 30 tanks from the Ground Maintenance Division to several ranges on post, Jan. 5-8.

  • Connelly evaluators award 'best of best' in Army food service

    Jan 11, 2010

    The Department of the Army G-4 and the chairman of the board, International Food Service Executives Association, announced the winners of the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program for Excellence in Army Food Service.

  • Providers run laundry facility for Soldiers at Poliwoda

    Jan 9, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION POLIWODA, Iraq -A shower, laundry and clothing repair team provides daily laundry operations for the roughly 500 Soldiers and civilian contractors stationed at Contingency Operating Location Poliwoda, Iraq.

  • Quartermaster Soldiers provide potable water at Poliwoda

    Jan 9, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION POLIWODA, Iraq - A single team of Soldiers provide all the potable water used for the shower and latrine trailers, the dining facility and all other running-water facilities at Contingency Operating Location Poliwoda, Iraq.

  • Fuel tests keep Air Cav operational

    Jan 6, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - In a mobile lab filled with graduated cylinders, beakers, filtration systems and various other tools - the life blood of military vehicles is tested.

  • Road strengthens U.S.-Kuwaiti alliance, safety

    Jan 5, 2010

    U.S. and Kuwaiti officials met for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Dec. 30 at a large stretch of road built by Kuwaitis to create a safer convoy route for U.S. servicemembers stationed in Kuwait.

  • Movement control team helps Joint Distribution Center mission move faster

    Jan 2, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - An operations unit at the Joint Distribution Center at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, implemented a new transportation standard Dec. 11 to decrease the wait time required to ship sustainment supply cargo throughout Iraq.

  • Joint effort increases efficiency of equipment drawdown

    Jan 2, 2010

    As the responsible drawdown of troops and equipment in Iraq draws near, the Corps Distribution Center at Contingency Operating Location Speicher, Iraq, has become a hub in the effort to move excess equipment out of Iraq.

  • 509th Movement Control Team works to improve travel at Speicher

    Jan 1, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION SPEICHER, Iraq - Although military travel is not known for its comfort, a group of Airmen at Contingency Operating Location Speicher, Iraq, work hard to make it a positive experience.

  • Redistribution center saves Army money

    Dec 30, 2009

    Third Army's involvement in the drawdown of U.S. troops and equipment in Iraq has served an important role in completing the mission and bringing U.S. servicemembers home. As Third Army's focus in theater changes to Afghanistan, so must the mission of redistributing supplies.

  • Logistics planners converge on Kuwait to coordinate next phase of Iraq drawdown

    Dec 28, 2009

    Military logistics planners from around the world converged in Kuwait earlier this month to go over the next phase of the responsible drawdown plan to move people and equipment out of Iraq.

  • Provider commanding general checks progress on fuel farms

    Dec 26, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION ADDER, Iraq - The commanding general of the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) out of Fort Hood, Texas, visited Camp Cedar II, Iraq, and Contingency Operating Location Adder, Iraq, Dec. 21 to see the progress being made toward moving the fuel farm from Cedar II to COL Adder.

  • "Third time's the charm" for Purple Heart recipient

    Dec 23, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Staff Sgt. Justin Taylor, a Lancaster, Pa., native and assistant platoon sergeant for the 733rd Transportation Company, 395th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), stationed in Reading, Pa., received a Purple Heart at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation building here Dec. 17 for an injury sustained after a roadside bomb hit his convoy near Sinjar, Iraq, Aug. 30.

  • USNS Pomeroy Moves Army Stock

    Dec 22, 2009

    The USNS Pomeroy came to port in Charleston, S.C., to unload its cargo of prepositioned stock. In 109 days the downloaded equipment will then be refurbished and reloaded onto another ship. The Pomeroy is part of the Army Prepositioned Stock-3 (Afloat) program.

  • Headquarters supply Soldiers gear up for Army competition

    Dec 19, 2009

    Stocking supplies may not be the most glamorous job the Army offers.

  • Oasis International Waters facilities hydrate Iraq

    Dec 18, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION ADDER, Iraq - The Oasis International Waters water purification facility at Contingency Operating Location Adder, Iraq, is one of six such facilities providing clean drinking water to service members, civilians and contractors working throughout the country.

  • Congressmen bring taste of home to troops

    Dec 18, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Holiday celebrations generally include family and friends, but for troops in Iraq, homesickness can put a damper on the joy.

  • Stevenson quote 9

    Dec 15, 2009

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson Quote 8

    Dec 15, 2009

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson Quote 7

    Dec 15, 2009

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 6 (holidays)

    Dec 15, 2009

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Taking a second look at Army-owned manufacturing

    Dec 15, 2009

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- While the Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkAca,!a,,cs Empire Manufacturing Survey showed today that its general business conditions index and employment fell in December from November, the Watervliet continues to generate and sustain jobs in New York's Capital District.

  • Uganda logistics capabilities enhanced through U.S. Army Africa mentorship

    Dec 13, 2009

    Thirteen troops from the Uganda Peoples Defence Force earned entry-level certification in aircraft load planning following a recent U.S. Army Africa-led mentorship program.

  • HQDA G-4's speech to the T-Log graduates

    Dec 10, 2009

    Lt. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson's speech to the December 2009 graduates of the Quartermaster Center and Schools Theater Logistics Studies Program.

  • Providers, civilian contractors work together to drawdown from Iraq

    Dec 9, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Civilian contractors have come together with 49th Transportation Battalion Soldiers to provide assistance to the countless units reducing personnel and equipment in country, as the drawdown from Iraq approaches.

  • 180th Truck Rodeo

    Dec 5, 2009

    The 180th Truck Battalion hosted a Heavy Equipment Transport (HET) rodeo and competition in Zone 6 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 3.

  • Driver course prepares troops for new M-ATV

    Dec 1, 2009

    As U.S. focus shifts to Afghanistan, instructors preparing troops for the eventual fielding of the vehicles by conducting driver's training on new vehicles, which are better suited to the Afghan environment, the Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected All-Terrain Vehicle

  • Logistics agency prepares to move 'mountain' from Iraq

    Dec 1, 2009

    Col. Mike Bird is about to move a mountain, but he won't be doing it alone. Bird, commander of Defense Logistics Agency-Central Command, will have help from his DLA support team and participants from several of the agency's field activities. That, however, doesn't make the task of helping the military services draw down a mountain of equipment and supplies accumulated during six years of operations in Iraq any less daunting.

  • Lt. Gen. Stevenson's speech for the Rozier Hall Dedication at Ft. Lee

    Nov 24, 2009

    Remarks as prepared for delivery for Lt. Gen. Mitchell Stevenson at the Ribbon Cutting for Rozier Hall, Tactical Support Equipment Department Building, Fort Lee, Virginia, November 20, 2009.

  • Senior British Logistician visits 7th Sustainment Brigade

    Nov 24, 2009

    Brigadier Chris Murray, Royal Logistic Corps spent the day with senior leaders of the 7th Sustainment Brigade as part of the British Officer Exchange Program and to attend the presentation of the Bronze Star to fellow British Officer Maj. Dominic Gosling.

  • 3d ESC assumes responsibility for 233rd Transportation Company

    Nov 24, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - The 233rd Transportation Company officially became a subordinate unit of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) during a patching ceremony here Monday, November 16.

  • US Army leaders meet with shaykhs in southern Iraq

    Nov 21, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION ADDER, Iraq - Brig. Gen. Gerald E. Lang, the Multi National Division - South deputy commanding general for support, visited local shaykhs at a private residence near Contingency Operating Location Adder, Iraq, for a key-leader engagement, to discuss how the drawdown of forces in Iraq will affect the shaykhs' area.

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