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  • Sustainers case colors, prepare to deploy

    Apr 5, 2012

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (April 4, 2012) -- Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) cased its colors Wednesday April 4, during a ceremony on Brooks Field as it prepares to deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Sustainers visit U of L, advise ROTC cadets

    Mar 6, 2012

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (March 5, 2012) -- Members of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) toured the University of Louisville Feb. 29 to learn about the university and to advise Reserve Officers Training Corps students on their future careers.

  • Sustainers tackle Unified Endeavor

    Feb 14, 2012

    Soldiers with the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) honed their skills during an exercise from from Jan. 23 to Feb. 3, 2012.

  • CSM Tennant hands over reins during ceremony

    Dec 19, 2011

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) officially said goodbye to its only senior enlisted leader during a change of responsibility ceremony on Thurs. Dec. 15 at Haszard Auditorium.

  • Our Leadership

    Dec 15, 2011

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) leadership.

  • Kentucky First Lady visits HMH, packs care packages for 233rd Trans. Co.

    Dec 13, 2011

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (December 8, 2011) -- Kentucky First lady Jane Beshear, joined members of the Hardin Memorial Hospital staff Dec. 6, to pack care packages for members of the 233rd Transportation Company.

  • 19th Engineers March for Santa

    Dec 13, 2011

  • 3d ESC conducts Command Post Exercise

    Nov 18, 2011

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) conducted a command post exercise-sustainment from Nov. 2-14 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Sustainer cast for national gospel show

    Nov 7, 2011

    A simple game of jacks changed the life of Staff Sgt. Terriance Hamilton when he was a child. While playing the game with his sister, he swallowed a jack and after visiting the emergency room, discovered he could do things with his voice that he wasn't always able to.

  • 'Resolute' officer makes downrange promotion a family affair

    Nov 7, 2011

    Maj. Victoria Snow, the Task Force Resolute support operations liaison officer to Forward Operating Base Tarin Kowt, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel during a ceremony at the TF-Resolute support operations conference room on Kandahar Airfield, Nov. 1.

  • Special Troops Battalion conducts Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention training

    Nov 7, 2011

    Soldiers of the Special Troops Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade are learning how to combat sexual harassment and assault by way of the Army's I. AM. Strong campaign, its objective: to combat sexual assaults by engaging all Soldiers in preventing sexual assaults before they occur.

  • Sustainers assist with Pierce Elementary fall festival

    Nov 1, 2011

    The 3d ESC is a part of the post wide Partnership in Education (P.I.E) program which involves partnering with schools to provide volunteers for school functions and beautification of the school grounds during spring and fall cleanup.

  • TF-Resolute hosts mass reenlistment in Afghanistan

    Oct 31, 2011

    The Task Force Resolute retention office hosted a mass reenlistment ceremony at the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, TF-Resolute motorpool at Kandahar Airfield Oct. 24.

  • Trunk or Treat

    Oct 31, 2011

  • Lady Cards take on Dunagan Teamwork Development Course

    Oct 19, 2011

    Members of the University of Louisville women's basketball team took on Dunagan Teamwork Development Course Friday, Oct.14 at Fort Knox.

  • Leaders' battalion hosts NCO Induction Ceremony

    Oct 19, 2011

    Noncommissioned Officers of the 24th Trans. Bn. "Leaders" took time to pay homage to what is commonly referred to as, "The backbone of the Army" by hosting an NCO Induction Ceremony Oct. 13 at Jacobs Theater.

  • Sustainers get back to the basics

    Oct 19, 2011

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) conducted warrior tasks training Oct. 12-14 here.

  • Harbormaster Command and Control Center

    Sep 28, 2011

  • 3d ESC commander takes on Heart Walk with U of L women's basketball team

    Sep 27, 2011

    Col. Kristin K. French (Center), commander of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and her daughter, Catherine, led members of the University of Louisville's women's basketball team during the American Heart Association Heart Walk in Louisville on Sept. 24. The Heart Walk is just one of several events the 3d ESC will partner on with the University of Louisville. On October 14th, the women's team will travel to Fort Knox to conquer Dunagan's Leadership Reaction Course, which will be run by 3d ESC Soldiers. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael Behlin)

  • Sustainer participates in Cardboard Nation

    Sep 27, 2011

    Over the past few years, homelessness has steadily been on the rise throughout the United States. This steady rise has been the direct result of a poor economy, and in some cases, hard luck. With the statistics surrounding homelessness rising at an alarming rate, many throughout the country have sought to bring awareness to this topic, with hopes of turning the tides of many of the unfortunate.

  • Joint Logistics Over The Shore 2011

    Sep 27, 2011

  • 7th Sustainment Brigade hosts Chief of Transportation, conducts JLOTS Fall Trident

    Sep 27, 2011

  • Col. French visits 7th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Eustis

    Sep 21, 2011

    Colonel Kristin French, (middle) commander, 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) conducts a commander's visit of 7th Sustainment Brigade Sept. 20 with a stop at Fort Eustis' 3rd Port to talk with Army engineer divers about their on-going Culminating Training Exercise taking place here and at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Jo Bridgwater, 7th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

  • Food for the warrior's soul

    Sep 21, 2011

    Chaplain (Maj.) Theodore Knach, brigade chaplain for the 7th Sustainment Brigade (Provisional) plays the hymnal, Trust and Obey as part of the unit's prayer breakfast Sept. 21 at the Fort Eustis Club. Guest speaker, Chap. (Col.) Kenneth Bush, talked about the role of devotion to the audience of some 200 Resolute Warriors. (U.S. Army photo courtesy of 7th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

  • Fort Lee unit honors Purple Heart recipients

    Sep 15, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 15, 2011) -- The 49th Quartermaster Group recognized four of its previous Purple Heart recipients during a ceremony Friday at Clark Fitness Center.

  • Say hello to Army mariner Spc. Christina Behymer

    Sep 15, 2011

    It's a love for the water that inspired Spc. Christina Behymer to become an Army watercraft operator. Assigned to the 335th Transportation Detachment, First and Finest, 24th Transportation Battalion, the 27-year old from Harrison, Ark. enlisted in to the military in 2009, the rest as they say, has been smoothing sailing.

  • 'Resolute' warrior burns his mark during deployment

    Aug 31, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Omar Pagan, a battle operations Noncommissioned Officer with Task Force Resolute, 7th Sustainment Brigade, combines his gift for drawing and his passion to work with his hands, into an interest in Pyrography.

  • 155th Inland Cargo Transfer Company keeps it moving in Afghanistan

    Aug 31, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to the 155th ICTC, 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade began arriving to Afghanistan June 29 under the leadership of Capt. Tera Autrey and First Sgt. Anthony Sanders, with a non-stop operational tempo the unit is working consistently, leaving its mark on each of its operational bases.

  • 19th Engineers conduct air assault operations

    Aug 31, 2011

    Fort Knox's 19th Engineer Battalion conducted an air assault training event Thursday, August 25 to provide Soldiers a better understanding of air operations.

  • Army watercraft assigned to 7th Sustainment Brigade take safe haven during Hurricane Irene

    Aug 30, 2011

  • Army watercraft returns to 3rd Port following Hurricane Irene

    Aug 30, 2011

  • Hardin Memorial adopts 233rd Transportation Company

    Aug 16, 2011

  • Stars guide marine operations students at Army's transportation school

    Aug 16, 2011

    Army mariners who sail the waterways of the world learn navigation skills, but with no terrain features to guide them, they look to the stars.

  • Engineers duke it out during Seahorse Challenge

    Aug 4, 2011

    The 19th Engineer Battalion sponsored its Seahorse Challenge on July 26-29, at various locations on Fort Knox.

  • 19th Engineers rebuild bridge for Camp Carlson Lake

    Jul 15, 2011

    Members of the 76th Engineer Company, 19th Engineer Battalion, completed rebuilding a foot-bridge crossing Camp Carlson Lake on July 1.

  • Fort Eustis 155 ICTC Soldiers deploy to Afghanistan

    Jul 15, 2011

    Approximately 140 Soldiers assigned to the 155 Inland Cargo Transfer Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade stand in formation before family and friends at Fort Eustis’ Anderson Field house this morning as they prepare to deploy for a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan This will mark the fourth yearlong deployment in eight years for the 155 ICTC whose mission involves the discharge, load and transship of cargo at air, rail or truck terminals, Theater Distribution Centers, and Central Receiving and Shipping Points in support of OEF. Captain Tera Autrey, (center left) company commander, salutes battalion commander, Lt. Col. Kenneth Williams (right) at the close of the ceremony.

  • 233rd Transportation Company cases colors

    Jul 13, 2011

    Fort Knox’s 233rd Transportation Company cased its colors during a ceremony on July 13 in preparation for deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation New Dawn

  • Sustainers sponsor Tour de Fort Knox

    Jul 7, 2011

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) sponsored Fort Knox’s first ever Tour de Fort Knox bicycling event on Friday, July 1.

  • Welcome to the 3rd ESC!

    Jul 6, 2011

    On behalf of the Soldiers, Civilians and Family members, I would like to welcome you to Fort Knox and your new command, the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) (ESC). We look forward to you joining the 3d ESC Team and I can promise your upcoming assignment will be professionally and personally rewarding.

  • Sustainer relinquishes command

    Jun 28, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Robin B. Akin, relinquished command of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), to Col. Kristin K. French during a change-of-command ceremony here June 28.

  • 19th Engineers conduct Platoon Certification Exercise

    Jun 14, 2011

    Fort Knox’s 19th Engineer Battalion conducted a Platoon Certification Exercise from June 1-10 focusing on platoon level leadership.

  • Army engineer divers conduct annual training exercise

    Jun 13, 2011

    A group of 85 Army engineer divers made the trek to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to conduct Deep Blue, an annual deep water diving exercise that kicked off mid-May.

  • Have you heard about the Fusion Cell?

    Jun 7, 2011

    Welcome to the Fusion Cell, the place where a group of Soldiers and civilians assigned to the 53rd Transportation Battalion (Movement Control), 7th Sustainment Brigade, and the 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) conduct 24-hour operations while deployed to Joint Base Balad.

  • Task Force Resolute provides Humanitarian Assistance in Afghanistan

    Jun 7, 2011

    The coalition forces mission in Afghanistan is often an uphill battle. Kinetic Warfare is only one of the many challenges that hinder the goal of leaving Afghans with a secure and stable environment. Drought, earthquakes and floods, nature's obstacles, have an added impact on the local population's already austere way of life. The KAF Humanitarian Assistance yard is one way coalition forces are able to fight the effects of natural disasters. The yard supplies emergency goods for crisis situations.

  • 502nd MRBC conducts Bridge Erection Boat school

    Jun 6, 2011

    The 502nd Multi-Role Bridge Company, 19th Engineer Battalion, recently conducted a Bridge Erection Boat school in West Point, Ky. from May 31 to June 2, 2011.

  • Sustainers volunteer at Pierce Elementary Field Day

    May 26, 2011

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (May 26, 2011) - Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) volunteered to assist with Pierce Elementary School’s Field Day Tuesday, May 24.

  • Sustainers recognize Asian Pacific heritage month

    May 25, 2011

    Fort Knox’s 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) celebrated Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with a ceremony Friday, May 20 at Waybur Theater.

  • Waterborne battalion brings home the gold

    May 18, 2011

    Congratulations to the 10th Transportation Battalion, (Waterborne!), 7th Sustainment Brigade for receiving this year's Commander's Gold for Community Service Award during the Joint Base Langley-Eustis Army Community Service Volunteer Recognition Ceremony May 12 at 9 a.m. at the Fort Eustis Club. Pictured left to right is 1st Sgt. James Faggart, acting command sergeant major, 10th Transportation Battalion, Tonya Williams, wife of battalion commander, Lt. Col. Kenneth Williams, Maj. Fredericka Harris, battalion executive officer, and Col. Donald Kirkland, JBLE commander.

  • Snakes, rabbits and story time, oh, my

    May 18, 2011

    Military children and their parents equaling 41 families gathered together with Family Readiness Support Assistants and Leaders, members of the Virginia Living Museum the evening of May 12 at General Stanford Elementary School on Joint Base Langely-Eustis to participate in the Military Child Education Coalition's Tell Me A Story program.

  • Sustainers bid farewell to deputy commander

    Apr 26, 2011

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (April 26, 2011) - The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) celebrated the career of one of its original members during a retirement ceremony, Thursday April 21 at Olive Theater.

  • Sustainers Compete for Top NCO, Soldier

    Apr 26, 2011

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (April 21, 2011) - Eleven Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from across the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) competed for the NCO and Soldier of the Year title during a competition here April 18-21.

  • Sustainers take on Burcham Urban Assault Course

    Apr 18, 2011

    Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) trained at Fort Knox's Burcham Urban Assault Course on Thursday, April 14. The Sustainers trained at the urban assault course as part of the 3d ESC's sergeant's time training, which is hands-on, practical training for Soldiers given by their noncommissioned officers.

  • 7th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers earn German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

    Apr 11, 2011

    Over the Shore Soldiers of the 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade found themselves testing their physical and mental metal as they competed for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge, April 5.

  • BG Akin Inspires Milan Students for Women's History

    Apr 6, 2011

    A living piece of Women's History, Brig. Gen. Robin Akin addresses the future for Milan High School seniors.

  • 3d ESC host commander's conference

    Mar 30, 2011

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) hosted command teams from its subordinate units March 23 and 24 for a commander's conference at Fort Knox's Waybur Theater.

  • Sustainers celebrate 60 years of support

    Mar 28, 2011

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 24, 2011) - Soldiers and Families of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) gathered at The Brown Hotel in Louisville, Ky., March 24 to celebrate more than 60 years of support to the Army during the 3d ESC's 60th Anniversary Ball.

  • Resolute Warriors set sail for Morocco

    Mar 28, 2011

    YORKTOWN, Va. - "We've got a 14-day, open water sail from San Juan (Puerto Rico) to Morocco," said Chief Warrant Officer Tom Hall, vessel master, Large Tug-805, 73rd Transportation Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.

  • Soldiers Receive Purple Hearts at Lee Ceremony

    Mar 11, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 10, 2011) -- Two Fort Lee Soldiers joined the distinguished ranks of Purple Heart recipients Friday at a ceremony near the 49th Quartermaster Group headquarters along A Avenue.

  • 19th Engineers repair Jones Cemetery fence

    Mar 8, 2011

    Members of the 538th Engineer Detachment, 19th Engineer Battalion, repaired the damaged fencing at Fort Knox's Jones Cemetery from Feb. 1-4. The 538th Eng. Det. Repaired the damaged fencing as a post initiative to maintain a high state of appearance for Fort Knox facilities and grounds.

  • 'Resolute' Brigade assumes sustainment mission in Afghanistan

    Mar 4, 2011

    KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN- It is a historic occasion attended by many service members; Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, civilians and coalition partners all gather together in a small tent to the sound of pouring rain to bid farewell to one unit and welcome another.

  • 'Resolute' DCO promoted downrange, shares moment with family

    Mar 4, 2011

    KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN- Promotions during a deployment have become a part of Army life. Soldiers from private first class to general have been promoted in countries like Korea, Germany, Iraq and Afghanistan. Today was a special day for one officer who was able to share his promotion with his family thousands of miles away.

  • Sustainer speaks at post retirement ceremony

    Mar 1, 2011

    Col. Joel T. Suenkel, the assistant chief of staff for support operations for the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), was the guest speaker for the Fort Knox Retirement Ceremony here, Friday February 25 at the Leaders Club.

  • Sustainers participate in Joint Operations Access Exercise

    Feb 22, 2011

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) participated in the Joint Operational Access Exercise with Fort Bragg's 82nd Airborne Division from Feb. 8-16.

  • Lee Soldier among USO honorees

    Feb 17, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 17, 2011) -A Fort Lee staff sergeant was among the honorees at the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia 2011 Gala Saturday in the Hampton Roads Convention Center, Hampton.

  • Local veteran's group brings Valentine cheer to brigade's heroes

    Feb 15, 2011

    FORT EUSTIS (Feb. 14, 2011) - Dee Guillory (left) Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6002, Ladies Auxiliary, presents Lt. Col. Marc Spencer, rear detachment deputy commanding officer, 7th Sustainment Brigade a bundle of Valentine's Day cards Feb. 14 in front of the brigade's headquarters. The cards were made by the post's Ladies Auxiliary Junior Girls Unit and given to Soldiers of the brigade who recently returned home from deployment operations. Spencer, who a short time ago returned from a 12-month deployment to Afghanistan as the commander of the brigade's 382nd Transportation Theater Opening Element, Special Troops Battalion, expressed great thanks to the auxiliary's Junior Girls for taking the time to make the cards and bring his Soldiers a bit of Valentine's Day cheer. "Happy Valentine's Day to our American heroes," said Guillory as she handed the bundle of brightly colored cards to Spencer. "We are here to support you and the entire community of veterans stationed at Fort Eustis."

  • Age ain't nothing but a number

    Feb 15, 2011

    Profile on Spc. Dierdre' Taylor-Scales, who entered the Army at age 39 following her husband's retirement from military service.

  • Heavy Transporters train on new equipment

    Feb 11, 2011

    From Jan. 24 to Feb. 28, Sustainers from the 233rd Heavy Transportation Company will be conducting drivers training on their newly acquired equipment, the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle (MRAP) Caiman.

  • Sustainers retire during ceremony

    Feb 4, 2011

    Master Sgt.'s Adam J. McKinney and Cornelius E. Smith officially retired during the Fort Knox Retirement Ceremony at the post's Leader's Club Jan. 28. The ceremony honored the careers of 14 Soldiers and civilians from across Fort Knox who served at least 20 years of active federal service.

  • Fort Lee Soldiers train for joint logistics exercise

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 3, 2011) -- Army training that takes Soldiers out of their "comfort zone" is not uncommon. It's the best way to ensure they're prepared for the challenges of future warfighting scenarios, whether they are part of a military exercise or a real-world deployment.

  • Deputy FORSCOM commander visits 'Resolute' brigade - tours watercraft

    Jan 31, 2011

    FORT EUSTIS, Va (Jan. 28) - The 7th Sustainment Brigade enjoyed a visit from Lt. Gen. Howard Bromberg, the U.S. Army Forces Command deputy commanding general, Jan. 28. The visit began with the brigade's deployment ceremony at Anderson Field House and was immediately followed by a deployment brief in the 7th Sus. Bde. conference room. The 'Resolute' leadership and staff detailed the brigade's plans for their upcoming deployment, including the mission sets for both forward and rear personnel. Bromberg gave advice on deployment and his personal lessons learned.

  • 7th Sustainment Brigade 'Resolute Warriors' case colors for deployment to Afghanistan, Ira

    Jan 31, 2011

    FORT EUSTIS, Va (Jan. 28) - Soldiers of the 7th Sustainment Brigade stood shoulder to shoulder at Fort Eustis' Anderson Field House this morning for a 10 a.m. deployment ceremony. The brigade's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, and the 53rd Transportation Battalion, officially cased their unit colors and bid a fond farewell to family and friends in light of their pending deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • Akin speaks at 3rd Annual Women's Empowerment Conference

    Jan 24, 2011

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (January 24, 2011) - Brig. Gen. Robin B. Akin, the commanding general of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), was the guest speaker at the 3rd Annual Women's Empowerment Conference on Sat., Jan 15 at the Colvin Community Center in Radcliff, Ky.

  • Special delivery

    Jan 24, 2011

    Soldier uses Skype to coach wife, help deliver baby from Afghanistan

  • New Commander for 'Resolute' Special Troops Battalion

    Jan 20, 2011

    FORT EUSTIS, Va, (Jan 14, 2011) - Loyal friends and colleagues braved the bitter cold to bid a fond farewell and a warm welcome as the Special Troops Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade conducted a change of command ceremony Dec. 15 at Fort Eustis' Anderson Field House welcoming to the brigade Lt. Col. Steven Wilke and bidding a fond farewell to Lt. Col. Laura Elliott.

  • Sustainers transfer command during ceremony

    Jan 13, 2011

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (January 13, 2011) - The company commander of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), turned over command during a change of command ceremony here at Natcher Physical Fitness Center on Jan. 13.

  • Bagram Airfield receives new aircraft fueling system

    Jan 13, 2011

    A new aircraft fueling system at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, will cut refueling time in half.

  • The foundations of education

    Jan 13, 2011

    Lifeliners, ANA team up to provide school with desks, chairs

  • "Family Ties on Enemy Lines"

    Jan 13, 2011

    Cousins who have not seen each other in years reunite in Afghanistan

  • Sustainer takes competition to a whole new level

    Jan 7, 2011

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Jan. 7, 2011) - Many military units across the U.S. armed forces compete in intramural sports at their duty stations, but one member of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) took the competition even further - all the way to Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) headquarters.

  • Army honors best in food service

    Jan 4, 2011

    The Department of the Army G-4 and the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence at Fort Lee are proud to announce the winners of the annual Philip A. Connelly Awards Program for Excellence in Army food service. From providing nutritional meals to creating morale boosting environments, food service professionals keep the Army rolling along. This program honors those professionals, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians, who rise above the standard and continually demonstrate excellence in food service.

  • Sustainers Compete for Top NCO, Soldier

    Dec 16, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Dec. 14, 2010) - Seven Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from across the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) competed for the NCO and Soldier of the Quarter title during a board here Dec. 14. The board, comprised of several senior NCOs, tested the competitors on their military knowledge and basic Soldier skills.

  • Taking teaching to the highest level

    Dec 15, 2010

    Instructor certification programs are designed to ensure military students obtain the necessary knowledge to accomplish their missions. The culmination of the certification process is in obtaining the title Master Instructor, which is no easy task, especially in the Ordnance School. Staff Sgt. Sidney Galloway, Basic Electronics Maintenance instructor, Armament and Electronics Maintenance Training Department, reached that pinnacle in his quest for excellence, and was presented his Master Instructor certification during a ceremony Dec. 9. He joins the ranks of only 52 Master Instructors in the Ordnance Corps and is the first to earn the title at Fort Lee.

  • Being stuck is good for training

    Dec 15, 2010

    The new training ground resembles an all-terrain vehicle park with roads winding back and forth across the landscape lined with old cars and broken equipment. Strategically placed mud and water mire pits are scattered throughout the training area, affording students an opportunity to practice recovery in almost any situation. Here at the Ordnance School's new Vehicle Recovery Training Center, classes range from understanding how to turn over flipped vehicles to mathematics that help determine the suction of a vehicle immersed in either water or mud. The center has the ability to train more than 2,000 students yearly in the areas of wheeled and tracked vehicle recovery, maintenance and rigging.

  • Heavy transporters step up training

    Dec 13, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - (Dec. 13, 2010) Heavy equipment transportation Soldiers from Fort Knox, Ky., Fort Benning, Ga., and Fort Stewart, Ga., all part of Fort Knox's 233rd Transportation Company, came together from Nov. 30 through Dec. 10 for their second field training exercise this year.

  • Sustainers participate in Wreaths Across America ceremony

    Dec 13, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Dec. 13, 2010) - Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) participated in the Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff, Ky. The ceremony, which has taken place at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central for two years, honors the past, present and future sacrifices of Veterans and their families.

  • Best of the best, Resolute Warriors keep the Army strong

    Dec 13, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. - (Dec. 9, 2010) A retention awards ceremony luncheon presented by the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Knox, Ky., the higher command headquarters for the 7th Sustainment Brigade, recognizing the brigade's retention achievements for FY 10, took place Dec. 9 at the Resolute CafAfA on Fort Eustis.

  • Obama visits US forces in Afghanistan

    Dec 12, 2010

    Soldiers with the 101st Sustainment Brigade were on hand as President Obama visited servicememembers stationed at Bagram Airfield

  • BG Akin's Holiday Message to Sustainers

    Dec 10, 2010

    On behalf of the entire 3d Expeditionary Sustainment Command, I want to take this opportunity to wish you the warmest of Holiday greetings and a Happiest New Year. First and foremost - thank you for the tremendous job you are doing taking care of our Soldiers, our Civilians and their Families. The over seven thousand Soldiers of the ESC remain adaptive and ready to ensure the warfighter has everything they need to accomplish the mission.

  • Family first for 53rd Transportation Battalion Soldiers

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. (Dec. 2, 2010) - Family Readiness Group leader Yessica Bevil puts family first and not just her family but the families of all Soldiers assigned to the 358th Automated Cargo Documentation Detachment, 53rd Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade.

  • Army's LSV-1 sets sail for Army-Navy game

    Dec 7, 2010

    The General Frank S. Besson, Jr. LSV-1, 24th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, will make a port call in the vicinity of Philadelphia during the annual Army - Navy college football game showing support for the Army while docked in the area of the stadium.

  • Sustainers Give Back at Pierce Elementary Winter Fest

    Dec 7, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Dec. 2, 2010) - About 25 Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) volunteered their time Dec. 2 at Pierce Elementary School's Winter Festival here.

  • Army Forces Commander visits 3d ESC

    Dec 7, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Dec. 7, 2010) - Gen. James D. Thurman, commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command, visited the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Wednesday, Nov. 24, at the command's headquarters on Fort Knox.

  • Sustainers help unit prepare for deployment

    Dec 1, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Nov. 30, 2010) - About 40 Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) spent over two weeks in November at Fort Bragg, N.C. running a mission readiness exercise for the 7th Sustainment Brigade.

  • Moving on: Sustainers retire from the Army after more than 20 years of service

    Nov 29, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Nov. 23, 2010) - Two Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) were honored during the United States Army Human Resources Center of Excellence and Fort Knox Retirement Ceremony at the post's Leader's Club Nov. 23.

  • Akin speaks at UofL ROTC Dining In

    Nov 24, 2010

    Fort Knox, KY (Nov. 24, 2010) Brig. Gen. Robin B. Akin, the commanding general of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), served as guest speaker for the University of Louisville Reserve Officers Training Corps dining-in Friday, Nov. 19 at the United Auto Workers Hall 862 in Louisville, Ky.

  • Lee welcomes first female Quartermaster General

    Nov 24, 2010

    The Army's first female Quartermaster General officially took her post during a Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence-hosted ceremony Monday morning at Fort Lee's Williams Stadium.

  • Brigadier General Akin's Thanksgiving Message for the 3rd ESC

    Nov 22, 2010

    FORT KNOX, KY (Nov. 22, 2010) - On behalf of the entire 3d Expeditionary Sustainment Command, I want to take this opportunity to wish you the warmest of Thanksgiving holidays.

  • Sustainers restore Cowley Cemetery

    Nov 22, 2010

    Members of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) volunteered during Fort Knox's post cleanup to clean Cowley Cemetery on Nov. 3. The cleanup came as part of Fort Knox's post-wide cleanup involving most of the units on post. The purpose of the cleanup was to focus the full weight of the installation's available resources to maintain a high state of appearance for all Fort Knox facilities and grounds.

  • You are not alone-out front Soldiers honor those who served before

    Nov 15, 2010

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Nov. 11, 2010) - "No veteran should be alone on Veteran's Day," said Capt. James Mullin, company commander of the 119th Inland Cargo Transfer Company, 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade. Mullin and his group of 27 Soldiers spent Nov. 10 visiting a number of local senior care facilities thanking the men and women, and their family members, who served before them.

  • Sustainer Six Sends - Veterans Day Message

    Nov 10, 2010

    FORT KNOX, KY (Nov. 11, 2010) - Our Nation owes a great debt to its Veterans, whose service spans every decade, and continues every day of our country's existence. Through untold courage and sacrifice, America's Veterans have secured the liberty which the founding fathers sought to establish here in America.

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