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  • 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.

  • Sustainer building guitar for veterans

    Nov 9, 2010

    For the past 19 years, Capt. Chad Ryg of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) has considered playing the guitar to be one of his favorite pastimes. Ryg, a Billings, Mont., native and 3d ESC maintenance officer, began playing the guitar in high school and found it to be fun and as he said jokingly, "a cool way to pick up girls at the time." But what Ryg didn't know was that what he considered fun, could also be therapeutic to others.

  • Resolute Warriors welcome new command team

    Nov 3, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, VA.(Nov. 2, 2010) - The 7th Sustainment Brigade conducted a change of command and change of responsibility ceremony Tuesday morning at 3rd Port, welcoming on board Col. Lawrence A. Kominiak as the new brigade commander and Command Sgt. Maj. Tony Escalona as the new brigade command sergeant major.

  • Sustainers Participate In Pierce Elementary Fall Festival

    Nov 2, 2010

    Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) volunteered at Pierce Elementary School's Fall Festival on Friday, Oct. 29th.

  • November message from Director of Army Safety

    Nov 2, 2010

    Brig. Gen. William T. Wolf, Director of Army Safety, provides safety information for November and urges extra vigilance for Veterans Day and Thanksgiving.

  • Waterborne Soldiers get moving for breast cancer awareness

    Nov 1, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, VA. (Oct. 22, 2010) - Did you know breast cancer will strike approximately one in eight women, a startling statistic according to data provided by the National Cancer Institute. Waterborne Soldiers assigned to the 10th Transportation Battalion in conjunction with Beyond Boobs, a Virginia based non-profit organization, held a 'Run for a Cure' October 22. Soldiers, family members, and survivors taking part in the event showed their support by wearing pink, the color long associated with the breast cancer.

  • Mortuary affairs Soldiers prepare fallen for the trip home

    Oct 26, 2010

    The arrival of a fallen servicemember is marked by the lowering of the national colors to half mast; it is a reminder to all who bear witness, of the sacrifice made by those who chose to serve the nation above all else. Somewhat behind the scenes, a dedicated group of Soldiers have already begun the important process to send these heroes home.

  • Heavy transporters enjoy organization day at the lake

    Oct 19, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2010) - Transporters from the 233rd Trans Co spent a beautiful Thursday afternoon at Elizabethtown, Kentucky's Freeman Lake Park participating in the unit's Organization Day Oct. 7.

  • Sustainers judge drill meet

    Oct 15, 2010

    Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), 233rd Transportation Company and 19th Engineer Battalion volunteered to judge the 5th Annual Eagle Battalion Drill Meet at North Bullitt High in Shepherdsville, Ky. on Oct. 9.

  • Sustainment Command welcomes new Non-commissioned Officers

    Oct 12, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2010) - The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) hosted an Non-commissioned Officer Induction Ceremony on Sept. 30 in Abrams Auditorium at Fort Knox's Patton Museum.

  • Vigilance is their watchword

    Oct 11, 2010

    Army drivers endure deployment hardships without much recognition. They are often assigned to do much more than just drive, to include providing security to convoys moving in and out of Iraq.

  • 'Resolute' Warriors demonstrate water-borne capability in Japan

    Oct 4, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va (Sept. 13, 2010) - Soldiers from the 97th Transportation Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, participated in the Pacific Reach 2010 exercise Aug. 22 through Sept. 8 in Japan. The 21 'Waterborne' Soldiers began their mission at Yokohama North Dock where they assisted with an inventory of Army Materiel Command vessels. They ensured the watercraft were well-stocked and conducted inspections of the vessels to identify maintenance issues. After tending to some minor repairs, the boats were ready to get under way, explained 2nd Lt. Scott Lechner, 97th Trans. Co. platoon leader and the mission officer in charge for Pacific Reach.

  • Sustainers Honored During Ceremony

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Oct. 1, 2010) - Sgt. Maj. Duane K. Nunnally, Master Sgt. Michael A. Williams and Master Sgt. Lerissa D. Wilson, officially marked the end of their Army careers during the Fort Knox Retirement Ceremony here Friday, September 24 at the Leaders Club.

  • Resolute brigade announces Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year

    Sep 30, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va (Sept. 30, 2010) - The Resolute Warriors of the 7th Sustainment Brigade conducted their Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year board Sept. 28 at the brigade's conference room. The competition was tough for the four NCOs and three Soldiers appearing before the board but only two could be declared the winner.

  • Chiarelli visits CTSF to determine way ahead, possible mission expansion

    Sep 29, 2010

    Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, Army Vice Chief of Staff, spent the better part of four hours at the CTSF, touring the facility, and discussing his views of the work the CTSF should be doing, and what it now does under its current mission as defined in a 2007 execution order.

  • Sustainers train at Fort Bragg

    Sep 27, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2010) - About 70 Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) deployed to Fort Bragg, N.C. Sept. 9 to participate in the Joint Forced Entry Exercise which included Army and Air Force units from across the country.

  • Fort Lee Quartermasters hone tactical skills during field exercise

    Sep 21, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 20, 2010) - About two-hundred and eighteen Soldiers from the 49th Quartermaster Group and 530th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion here participated in a multi-faceted Tactical Operations Center Exercise September 12-17 at Fort A.P. Hill in northeastern Virginia.

  • Waterborne! 10th Transportation Battalion conducts Change of Command ceremony

    Sep 21, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, VA. (Sept. 17, 2010)- Waterborne Soldiers pulled out all the stops during a Sept. 17 early morning Change of Command ceremony held at Fort Eustis' 3rd Port welcoming on board Lt. Col. Kenneth K. Williams as the 10th Transportation Battalion's new commanding officer and bidding a fond farewell to outgoing commander, Lt. Col. William T. Draper.

  • Transportation School at Fort Lee prepares for first students

    Sep 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 17, 2010) - When the Transportation School conducts its first classes here next month, it will not only mark the beginning of a new era of training at Fort Lee but also represents one of the final steps of an ambitious plan to converge the Army's sustainment support community under a single "center of excellence."

  • Sustainment Center of Excellence gets new commander

    Sep 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 9, 2010) - Less than three months after the Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence guidon was handed over to Brig. Gen. Jesse R. Cross, it was passed once again to Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge Sept. 9 at Williams Stadium.

  • 396th Harbormaster Detachment Soldiers return home from Kuwait

    Sep 16, 2010

    Approximately 20 Soldiers from the 396th Harbormaster Detachment, 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade stand before their fellow 'Over the Shore' Soldiers, family and friends during a late-night welcome-home ceremony Sept. 10 at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek - Fort Story.

  • Family Life Chaplain Promotes Suicide Prevention Month

    Sep 14, 2010

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) has taken an active approach to preventing suicides by employing a Family life chaplain, a feat no other unit on Fort Knox can claim. Trained to respond effectively to co-workers, colleagues, neighbors and Family members who are suffering and may be at the risk of suicide, the 3d ESC's Family life chaplain is an important component in the Army's promotion of September as Suicide Prevent Month.

  • 3d ESC Commanding General's Patriot Day Message

    Sep 9, 2010

    September 11, 2001 - 8:46 AM. Where were you' Most amongst the command can remember where they were. What they were doing. That day will always be personally etched in our memory as one of loss, tragedy, and sacrifice. Since that day in history, Americans have waged a war against terror.

  • Forces Command Command Sgt. Maj. visits Sustainers

    Sep 9, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Sept. 2, 2010) - The U.S. Army Forces Command Command Sgt. Maj., Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling, spoke to a packed Abrams Auditorium in Fort Knox's Patton Museum on September 1. The Soldiers whom Riling addressed were non-commissioned officers from the growing FORSCOM contingent on Fort Knox and included members of the 233rd Transportation Co., 19th Engineer Bn. and 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Headquarters, the unit that is responsible for most of the Soldiers who attended the event.

  • Recruiting links

    Sep 7, 2010

  • Sharing words of wisdom - Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling, U.S. Army Forces Command, visits Resolute

    Sep 2, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va (Aug. 31, 2010) - Standing room only was the order of the day at the Eustis Club as 7th Sustainment Brigade welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling, U.S. Army Forces Command, command sergeant major, into their home Aug. 31 as part of a meet and mentor-themed tour geared toward introducing himself to all of FORSCOMs 587,000 active duty Soldiers.

  • Sustainers test readiness with tactical operations exercise

    Sep 2, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky (Aug. 30, 2010) - Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) held a Tactical Operations Center Exercise on Fort Knox 23-26 Aug. The purpose of the TOCEX was to test the 3d ESC's readiness for a short-notice deployment, like the one the unit dealt with when it went to Haiti earlier this year.

  • 'Resolute' Warriors donate relief supplies to hospice in Africa

    Sep 2, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, VA. (Sep. 1, 2010) - Soldiers give a great deal of themselves every single day. High operational tempo, deployments overseas, and a rigorous training schedule demand much of a Soldier's time and energy. In spite of these demands Soldiers still want to do more, more for their country and for the world.

  • Women's Equality Day celebrated by Sustainers

    Sep 2, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Sept. 2, 2010) - The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) hosted Fort Knox's Women's Equality Day Celebration on Aug. 27, at the Patton Museum's Abrams Auditorium.

  • Akin speaks at Vine Grove's Vietnam Veterans ceremony

    Aug 30, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (August 30, 2010) Aca,!" Brig. Gen. Robin B. Akin, the commanding general of Fort KnoxAca,!a,,cs 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), spoke at the Aca,!A"Welcome Home Vietnam VeteransAca,!A? ceremony at Optimist Park in Vine Grove, Ky., on Aug. 26.

  • 'Resolute' couple gets insane about fitness

    Aug 30, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. (Aug 27, 2010) - Physical training is an integral part of military life. Soldiers focus on maintaining and improving their physical ability by way of rigorous training in spite of a demanding work schedule. For Staff Sergeants Justen and Zettion Branham the quest for improved physical fitness has reached a new level.

  • Resolute signal Soldiers build communications from the ground up

    Aug 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, TEXAS (Aug. 23, 2010) - The construction of a brigade headquarters requires the expertise of Soldiers with a multitude of skills. Mechanics maintain the generators and vehicles, force protection crews ensure security measures are taken and all Soldiers aid in raising a mobile Tactical Operations Center. A TOC is not complete, however, until it has the ability to communicate with other units around the world.

  • Sustainers graduate from battle staff training

    Aug 20, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Eleven members of Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) graduated from the Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course Friday, Aug. 13 during a ceremony here at Skidgel Hall.

  • Forty-Niners Share War-Time Experiences

    Aug 20, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 19, 2010) - Many of the 206 members of the 267th Quartermaster Company, 240th QM Battalion, who deployed to Afghanistan in June 2009 are now trickling in from block leave. The 49th QM Group element deployed at a time when the United States began to ramp up its numbers in the mountainous country while decreasing them in nearby Iraq. Their job, not their doctrinal mission, was to provide convoy security, a dangerous undertaking for any unit - combat arms or otherwise. Their experiences driving armored vehicles from Bagram Airfield to outlying areas yielded everything from personal growth to unit cohesion and a million things in between. The Fort Lee Traveller recently spoke to five Soldiers about their time "downrange." Staff Sgt. Craig Pinckney

  • Sustainers, Transporters render funeral honors

    Aug 16, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Aug. 13, 2010) - Members of Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and 233rd Transportation Company recently provided funeral honors in the states of Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and a portion of West Virginia. The Soldier's participation from July 26 - August 9 provided dignified military funeral honors to departed Veterans.

  • Sustainers look forward to life after 3d ESC

    Aug 11, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Aug. 6, 2010) - Sergeants First Class Edward L. Hood and Michael S. Jordan of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) were two of thirteen Soldiers to officially retire during the United States Army Human Resource Center of Excellence and Fort Knox Retirement Ceremony at the Fort Knox Leaders Club Friday, July 30.

  • Sustainers promote summer safety

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Aug. 2, 2010) - Well it's that time of the year again. Time for the grill sergeants to show off their barbecue skills. Time for the kids to enjoy their summer break by the pool or beachside. Time for the avid motorcyclist to break out their cruisers and sport bikes. Unfortunately, summer is also the time for an influx of accidents, whether it be military - related or in the civilian sector.

  • Resolute leadership meets for commander's off-site

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va (July 29, 2010) - Countless field manuals and Army regulations tell Soldiers that their primary mission while stateside is to train. From the lowest ranks to the highest levels, troops take time from their high operational tempo to learn the skills needed to remain an effective fighting force. Changing times often require command teams to develop new tactics to keep their Soldiers safe and informed.

  • Total Army Analysis Guide to Logistics SRCs (AKO Login Required)

    Aug 3, 2010

  • Niner Officers and NCOs challenged with obstacles of a different kind

    Aug 2, 2010

    FORT LEE, VA (July 29, 2010)- Self-assessments sometimes come at a cost. In this case, noncommissioned officers and officers of the 49th Quartermaster Group ran, climbed, crawled and sweated their way to physical exhaustion during run-throughs of the Fort Pickett obstacle course July 22. The event wasn't deemed a competition, said the senior NCO present, but one in which all the merits of team-building were stressed.

  • Army deploys innovative battery-recharging kit

    Aug 2, 2010

    The Army has begun deploying battery-recharging kits that run on renewable energy to Afghanistan. The Rucksack Enhanced Portable Power System, or REPPS, combines solar panels, connectors and adaptors for increased charging options.

  • Keel laid for first Joint High Speed Vessel

    Jul 28, 2010

    The Department of Defense's Joint High Speed Vessel, commonly hailed as the future workhorse of the Army and Navy, is moving full steam ahead. In a ceremony attended by many, the Army and Navy authenticated the keel for the future U.S. Army Vessel Spearhead at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala., a major milestone symbolically recognizing the beginning of ship construction.

  • First Person: Reopening the port at Port-au-Prince

    Jul 28, 2010

    In the immediate wake of Haiti's devastating earthquake in January, Joint Task Force - Port Opening was called upon for its first contingency response mission: opening the port at Port-au-Prince. This is a first-person account of the mission.

  • Heavy Transporters converge on Fort Knox for training

    Jul 27, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (July 23, 2010) - Sustainers from the 233rd Transportation Company conducted their first field training exercise in two years here from July 6 to July 14. As the first time since returning from their deployment to Iraq that the transportation unit has been together as a whole company, the exercise improved on the Soldiers' skills and built unit cohesion.

  • Soldiers first: Lee mortuary affairs unit focuses on strengthening tactical skills

    Jul 23, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 22, 2010) -- The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have reiterated the notion that Soldiers need to be tactically proficient first and foremost.

  • Army Logistics University hosts historic uncasing ceremony

    Jul 23, 2010

    Fort Lee welcomed its first, fully operational training unit for Army transportation students Friday.

  • Sustainers host human resources conference

    Jul 19, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (July 16, 2010) - The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) recently hosted its human resources conference July 13-14 at the Fort Knox Leaders Club. The conference served as a method to get the 3d ESC's subordinate human resources personnel together in an open forum to discuss their roles in contingency operations, Army Force Generation management and wartime operations.

  • Family day a big hit with 3d ESC Soldiers, Family members

    Jul 19, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (July 14, 2010) - On Friday, July 9, the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) held a Family Day event at Pierce Elementary on Fort Knox. Originally scheduled for Keyes Park near Fort Knox's Patton Museum, the event moved to the school because of thunderstorm threats in the surrounding areas.

  • Information on Vietnam Veteran's Welcome Home 26-29 AUG 2010

    Jul 16, 2010

  • Post Mortuary Affairs Unit Focuses On Strengthening Tactical Skills

    Jul 16, 2010

    FORT LEE, VA (July 15, 2010)- The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have reiterated the notion that Soldiers need to be tactically proficient first and foremost. That's why the mortuary affairs Soldiers of the 54th Quartermaster Company receive a heavy dose of combatives training on a weekly basis.

  • Warrior 7 Takes Responsibility of 530th CSSB

    Jul 16, 2010

    FORT LEE, VA (July 15, 2010) - The 530th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion hosted a change of responsibility ceremony Tuesday. Command Sgt. Maj. James Sims, 49th Quartermaster Group command sergeant major, handed the noncommissioned officer ceremonial sword over to Command Sgt. Maj. Edward L. Johnson, the incoming 530th CSSB CSM, who goes by the call sign of Warrior 7.

  • SDDC officer honored by Transportation Corps

    Jul 16, 2010

    In six short years, Capt. Jason Wood has worked transportation challenges from the boots-on-the-ground duties of a platoon leader in Iraq to the complex environment at the highest levels of military logistics, picking up a prestigious Transportation Corps award along the way.

  • Profile of a Destiny Soldier, CW4 Walter Jones

    Jul 13, 2010

    Profile of a Destiny Soldier

  • Sustainment Command leaders gather at Fort Knox

    Jul 13, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky - (Jul. 9) Command teams from across the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) gathered at Fort Knox's Harris Hall for a command conference June 29 and 30. The commanders and their senior enlisted advisors came from the 7th Sustainment Brigade at Fort Eustis, Va., the 49th Quartermaster Group at Fort Lee, Va., and the 233rd Transportation Company and 3d ESC headquarters on Fort Knox. This was the first time the command teams from all 3d ESC units gathered at Fort Knox for a commander's conference.

  • Sustainers continue progressive training strategy with STAFFEX

    Jul 13, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky - (Jul. 9) The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) held its second STAFFEX, or staff exercise, in two months on Fort Knox July 6 - 8. The exercise brought together the officers and non-commissioned officers who lead the 3d ESC's various staff sections for briefings, discussions and working group sessions designed to prepare the unit for future deployments.

  • Army's largest command welcomes new Command Sergeant Major

    Jul 13, 2010

    Guns fired in salute as the Army's largest command welcomed its 16th Command Sergeant Major during a Change of Responsibility ceremony in front of U.S. Army Forces Command's headquarters, July 12.

  • VA eases claims process for veterans with PTSD

    Jul 13, 2010

    The Veterans Affairs Department will publish a final regulation today intended to ease the claims process and improve access to health care for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • Knox heavy transporters welcomed with driver training

    Jul 12, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - (June 28) Fourteen Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command's (Expeditionary) 233rd Transportation Company conducted HET (Heavy Equipment Transport) driver training at Farmer Motor Pool from June 7 through June 22. Soldiers trained on various aspects of the 41,000 pound HET - 91,400 pounds with the trailer attached. The course culminated in a written test which evaluated how much students learned during the course and their readiness to become fully licensed operators.

  • Comprehensive Resilience Modules

    Jul 12, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (CSF) is about Strong Minds and Strong Bodies. One of the CSA's top priorities, CSF is a program to help Soldiers be as strong mentally as they are physically. Part of the program is the Global Assessment Tool (GAT), an online, self-administered survey that measures one's strengths in four areas: emotional, social, family and spiritual. After taking the GAT, users are encouraged to work through online Comprehensive Resilience Modules (CRMs) in areas where enhancement would be desirable. The interactive modules are linked to the user's GAT results and aid the user in self-development and resilience.

  • Vehicle, motorcycle toolbox provides information, requirements, more

    Jul 12, 2010

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center offers a new privately owned vehicle and privately owned motorcycle toolbox to assist Leaders, Soldiers and Civilians in the safe operation of their vehicles and in developing safety programs.

  • Sustainment Symposium

    Jul 3, 2010

    Photos from the Sustainment Symposium held at the Richmond Convention Center.

  • Quartermasters return to FT Lee after year in Afghanistan

    Jun 29, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va - The 267th Quartermaster Company (Petroleum Operating)redeployed from a year-long tour in Afghanistan in support of the Global War on Terrorism. While on their final deployment before inactivation, the 267th successfully conducted gun-truck escort operations in Bagram not only with no fatalities, but with seven of its' Soldiers receiving the Combat Action Badge for their efforts. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt 1st Class Lesley Crutchfield)

  • 11th Transportation Battalion change of command

    Jun 29, 2010

    FORT STORY, Va -The 11th Transportation Battalion conducted a change of command ceremony Friday morning at Joint Base Expeditionary Little Creek - Fort Story. A resounding resolute 'welcome aboard' goes out to Lt. Col. John M. Broomhead, commander, 11th Transportation Battalion, and a fond yet bittersweet farewell is bid to Lt. Col. Robert L. Irick, outgoing 'Over the Shore' commander.

  • Dangers of Texting While Driving

    Jun 28, 2010

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Everyone knows that people can get distracted while behind the wheel. Changing CDs, putting on make-up, eating, and many other things can distract us from focusing on the road while we drive.

  • Sustainers reach out to community children

    Jun 22, 2010

    ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky - Eight Soldiers and Family members from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) volunteered at the 15th Annual Children's Fair at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown on June 12. The 3d ESC volunteers helped set up the fair, helped run the games, popped popcorn and one even volunteered to take a turn in the dunking booth.

  • Sustainers help open Kentucky NASCAR race

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Members of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) color guard presented the colors during opening ceremonies of NASCAR's Meijer 300, Nationwide Series race on Saturday, June 12 at the Kentucky Speedway located in Sparta, Ky.

  • Quartermaster School supports nationwide exercise

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va (June 17, 2010) -- It's not often that instructors can take a hiatus away from the teaching platform.

  • First SCoE commander leaves legacy

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 18) -- Under a bright, blue Virginia sky, Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers passed the U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command colors to Brig. Gen. Jesse R. Cross June 11 at Williams Stadium.

  • Resolute Warriors conduct waterborne gunnery

    Jun 15, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. - Army watercraft assigned to the 7th Sustainment Brigade conducted a waterborne gunnery June 11-13 in preparation for the annual Joint Logistics Over The Shore exercise taking place all week at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story.

  • Diplomacy in distribution

    Jun 15, 2010

    Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's missions extend to countries with diverse political systems, each with its own rules and customs. With such a global reach, it is important to keep an eye on the political implications of any action. To this end, SDDC has added a foreign policy advisor from the State Department to its headquarters staff.

  • Warrior Adventure Quest builds teamwork for 233rd Transportation Company

    Jun 15, 2010

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hearts thumping, fingers twitching, beads of sweat rolling down their faces. They are ready for action, waiting for the signal. A loud buzz sounds and they charge forward rolling to the nearest obstacle that will provide adequate concealment. One is too slow. He comes up short and seconds later he is gunned down mercilessly. As the Soldier's labored breathing moves his chest up and down in slow, agonizing bursts you can see where he was hit by the red, blue, purple and yellow splotches. All the colors of the rainbow.

  • Army directs global inspection of armor plates

    Jun 14, 2010

    The Army recently issued a message for all troops and units to inspect their body armor in search of a specific model that was not made according to contract requirements.