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  • U.S. Army marine warrant officers learn basic navigation tools

    Jun 10, 2010

    AT SEA - It is 4 a.m., a Logistics Support Vessel is out in the ocean and suddenly a flash thunderstorm erupts. The boat's navigation system has just shut down. What happened' There are still two hours till day break and the navigation system is not rebooting. How does the crew get out of the storm and avoid potential danger'

  • 97th Transportation Company participates in final launch of Atlantis

    Jun 10, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va - NASA's shuttle Atlantis embarked on its final mission May 14 at 2:20 p.m. from Kennedy Space Center located near Cape Canaveral, Fla. with assistance from 97th Transportation Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade.

  • Resolute Warriors return from deployment to Kuwait

    Jun 7, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va - 32 Soldiers from the 7th Sustainment Brigade returned to Fort Eustis after serving a 12-month deployment on board U.S. Army Landing Craft Utility vessels 2013 and 2018. The vessels provided in-stream discharge operations and trans-ship cargo operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Afghanistan. The LCUs also conducted resupply runs to oil derricks located throughout the Persian Gulf.

  • Fort Knox community, Sustainers Honor Memorial Day

    Jun 7, 2010

    RADCLIFF, Ky - Col. Jerrold Reeves, the deputy commander of Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), spoke May 31 at the Memorial Day Ceremony co-hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10281 and the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery - Central in Radcliff, Ky. Reeves talked about the history of Memorial Day and claimed it as a time for celebration rather than mourning.

  • Water-borne Sustainers support Fleet Week in New York

    Jun 7, 2010

    NEW YORK, NY - Sustainers from the 7th Sustainment Brigade recently sailed into New York City to participate in the annual Fleet Week celebration. This is the second year the LSV-1 participated in Fleet Week showcasing U.S. Army Watercraft. Visitors in excess of 8,240 toured the vessel throughout the Memorial Day weekend.

  • Paintball facility offers relaxation, fun, focus

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 3, 2010) -- In keeping with the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Warrior Adventure Quest Program, Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate has just opened an approximately 37,500-square-foot, state-of-the-art paintball facility that features an urban speed course, inflatable objects and wooden berms.

  • Quartermaster Soldiers get new barracks

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 3, 2010) -- The 49th Quartermaster Group celebrated the opening of new barracks (building 8408) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 25.

  • Petroleum company heads for Afghanistan

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 3, 2010) -- One hundred, fifty-seven members of the 109th Quartermaster Company said goodbye to crowds of Family, friends and fellow Soldiers during a deployment ceremony Tuesday at the Post Field House.

  • Sustainers return to basics with staff exercise

    Jun 1, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) held a staff exercise, which familiarized the unit's Soldiers on its mission processes on May 24-26 at Fort Knox's Army Reserve Command headquarters. Affected by frequent turnover since the command's return from Iraq in August of 2009, the command held the STAFFEX to ensure new Soldiers get up to speed on the unit's mission, procedures and systems.

  • 3d ESC lends Pierce Elementary a helping hand

    May 26, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Several Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) volunteered to assist Pierce Elementary during its Field Day events on May 20-21. The assistance comes as an initiative by the 3d ESC to give back to the Fort Knox communities that supported them during two deployments within the past few months.

  • Is your helmet part of the recall'

    May 19, 2010

    The Army is recalling 44,000 combat helmets made by ArmorSource and Rabintex. If you were issued one of these helmets, you must turn it in to the Central Issue Facility to be issued a new helmet. Read on to learn how you can tell if your helmet is part of the recall.

  • Senior Ordnance Sgt. Maj. visits Sustainers

    May 18, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - The U.S. Army Ordnance Corps regimental command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Sultan Muhammad, spoke to 40 ordnance Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and 233rd Transportation Company at 3d ESC headquarters on May 11. Muhammad talked to the group about career progression, education and the skills needed to be a good ordnance Soldier.

  • 49th Group Soldier Honored as the 2009 Army API Tactical Petroleum Soldier

    May 17, 2010

    The 2009 API Award for Tactical Petroleum Soldier was awarded to SFC Alexander Haynes Sr. of the 49th Quartermaster Group, Fort Lee, Va. SFC Haynes recently deployed with the 3rd Detachment, 49th Group in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom (Jan 2009-Jan 2010).

  • Military leaders stress need to share information

    May 17, 2010

    As U.S. forces increasingly work as part of multinational coalitions, they are part of a cultural shift toward more information sharing and working more closely with allied troops.

  • The Army Training Concept

    May 15, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army Training Concept (ATC) is a new Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) concept capability plan for the future 2012-2020 Modular Force. The ATC describes the training requirements and capabilities for the Army to generate and sustain trained units that can successfully conduct full-spectrum operations (FSO) across the spectrum of conflict in an uncertain joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational (JIIM) environment over an extended period. Separate from and complementary to the Army Leader Development Strategy (ALDS), it informs the development of the Army Training Strategy, and exploits the synergy across the training domains to achieve Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) objectives.

  • Sustainers participate in Motorcycle Safety Day

    May 10, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Several Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) participated in the post's fifth annual Motorcycle Safety Day on Tuesday, May 4. The day's events began with briefing from Radcliff Police Officer Bryce Shumate, motorcycle racer and editor of Road Racing World Magazine John Ulrich and Ohlins USA Road Racing Manager, Mike Fitzgerald.

  • Sustainers honored during retirement ceremony

    May 5, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Chief Warrant Officer Albert L. Rhone and Sgt. Major Gregory Hartl, officially marked the end of their Army careers during a retirement ceremony here in the Leaders Club on Friday, April 30. Hosted by Col. David Hubner, commander of the 1st Brigade, U.S. Army Cadet Command, the ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of the retiring Soldiers' time in service.

  • 3d ESC Commander Dons First Star

    Apr 29, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Col. Robin B. Akin, 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) commanding general, was promoted to brigadier general during a ceremony held at Texas A&M University on Friday, April 16. Akin, the 3d ESC commander since Aug. 21, 2009, was pinned during a month and at a location which holds a special significance within her heart and Family.

  • Sustainers recognized for Haiti service

    Apr 29, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) were recognized for their service in Haiti during a ceremony held here on Thursday, April 22 at the Patton Museum. During the ceremony, the Sustainers were honored for their successful deployment to Haiti in response to the Jan. 12 earthquake that devastated much of the island nation.

  • Leonard announced as next commanding general of SDDC

    Apr 21, 2010

    The Office of the Army Chief of Staff announced today Maj. Gen. Kevin A. Leonard will be assigned as commanding general of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command at a date soon to be determined.

  • Sustainers share Haiti experiences with North Bullitt High JROTC

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Ten Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) shared their deployment experiences with cadets from North Bullitt High School's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps during a community outreach event held Thursday, April 15.

  • Army G-4 unveils tribute to logisticians

    Apr 19, 2010

    The G-4 unveiled "Army Logistics Around the World" at the Pentagon April 16 to recognize the 300,000 logisticians who support more than 1.1 million Soldiers in 80 countries.

  • Army Unveils New Logistics Display to Pentagon Staff and Visitors

    Apr 19, 2010

    The Pentagon got a new look Friday morning. "Army Logistics Around the World," the Pentagon's newest exhibit, was revealed to an audience of more than 100 people. Using digital images, videos, and captions, the exhibit shows Pentagon employees and tourists the crucial tasks completed everyday by more than 300,000 Army Logisticians all over the world.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Progress at Toussaint L'Ouverture Airport

    Feb 20, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI - Commercial airline traffic is increasing at Toussaint L'Ouverture Airport in Port Au Prince. Feb. 19 marked the return of commercial airline passenger service for the first time since the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake which struck Haiti. Between military, commercial, and passenger airline service the airport handles about 75 flights per day.

  • 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.

  • USSOUTHCOM Commander visits Sustainers in Haiti

    Feb 16, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Air Force Gen. Douglas Fraser visited the Soldiers, leadership and facilities of Joint Logistics Command Haiti in Port au Prince on February 13. Fraser was greeted by Col. (P) Robin Akin, commander of Joint Logistics Command - Haiti, at JLC headquarters at Toussaint L'Ouverture Airport.

  • Joint medical team provides caring hands for Haiti effort

    Feb 16, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Twenty-three members of Joint Task Force - Bravo's Medical Element finished a 28-day deployment to Haiti Feb. 14 after being called-upon to provide emergency medical services after the Jan. 12 earthquake here. The team deployed from Honduras via air on Jan. 17 in support of Joint Task Force Haiti and to provide immediate assistance to Haitians in need of urgent medical care in and around the town of Killick on the coast west of Port Au Prince.

  • Resolute medic provides helping hand

    Feb 14, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Specialist Chad Parrish, a medic assigned to Fort Eustis's 7th Sustainment Brigade recently had the opportunity to not only provide assistance to Haitian patients, but also meet a world-renown doctor.

  • Creme, stock and two smoking salmon

    Feb 12, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (February 12, 2010) - Attracting more than 200 competitors and featuring over 500 judged events, the 35th Culinary Arts Competition is shaping up to be one of the most thrilling shows ever at Fort Lee. The competition, which features individual and team challenges in a variety of categories, brings together military members from all branches of the Armed Forces in this spatula to spatula competition. One of the most highly sought after award is the Armed Forces Chef of the Year.

  • Team Lee Steps Up to Help Earthquake Victims

    Feb 12, 2010

    Fort Lee community members aren't leaving the humanitarian relief to the Soldiers recently deployed to help support Joint Task Force-Haiti.

  • Fort Lee Quartermasters Deploy More Soldiers to Haiti

    Feb 12, 2010

    A second wave of Fort Lee Soldiers made their final preparations for deployment to Haiti as a potentially record breaking snowstorm plagued much of the east coast.

  • Sustainers take a break for Super Sunday

    Feb 11, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) living in tents next to Haiti's international airport joined Servicemembers across Haiti, and the rest of the world, in watching the Super Bowl live on February 7.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Haiti's main seaport making progress

    Feb 7, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's main seaport is improving capacity and capability daily as a result of teamwork and leadership from logistics experts from across the world. A partnership bewtween the US Military, USAID, and international agencies has resulted in a significant improvement to Haiti's main port capacitiy after major damage due to a 7.0 magnitude earthquake Jan. 12.

  • Sustainers contribute to World Food Program in Haiti

    Feb 6, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Col. (P) Robin Akin and Command Sgt. Maj. Willie C. Tennant Sr. visited a World Food Program distribution point Feb. 6 to thank UN forces and talk with Haitians receiving aid at the site. Akin and Tennant form the command team for Joint Logistics Command - Haiti whose mission is to work in partnership with US and international aid agencies to provide logistics support and expertise to the relief effort here.

  • 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.

  • Fort Lee Personnel Push Help to Haiti

    Feb 5, 2010

    Fort Lee has processed more 450 Soldiers for deployment to support Haiti relief efforts

  • Military postal service to begin in Haiti.

    Feb 4, 2010

    U.S. postal inspectors have arrived here to conduct security assessments and help prepare to set up an Army post office, as well as to assist with the restoration of mail service to the earthquake-ravaged country.

  • Haiti News

    Feb 2, 2010

    News from the 3rd ESC and JTF Haiti

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Kentucky Air Guard supports deploying Fort Knox Soldiers

    Jan 28, 2010

    KENTUCKY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Members of the Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Logistics Readiness Squadron processed more than 90 tons of cargo and about 40 U.S. Army Soldiers here tonight for deployment to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as part of the U.S. military's response to the Jan. 12 earthquake.

  • Army Sustainment Command provides support to humanitarian assistance operations in Haiti

    Jan 28, 2010

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command is participating in humanitarian assistance relief operations in Haiti as part of Operation Unified Response.

  • 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.

  • Soldiers deploy by sea to assist in Haiti

    Jan 20, 2010

    Three Landing Craft Utility vessels from the 97th Transportation Company (Heavy Boat), 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade have been diverted from a training mission off the coast of Florida to Haiti to support the relief effort.

  • 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

  • 49th Group Cites Seamless Transfer to 3rd ESC

    Jan 13, 2010

    Fort Lee's Forces Command Unit Changes Leadership from 101st Airborne to 3rd ESC On Nov. 16, 2009, the 49th Quartermaster Group performed a transfer of authority from the 101st Airborne to the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps

    Jan 12, 2010

  • 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.

  • AMC takes lead in task force aimed at Army Reset effort

    Dec 21, 2009

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - How do you carefully and expertly repair and return the tools of war' You assemble your best personnel; plan profusely and ultimately Reset America's Army.

  • Sustainers hold Commander's Conference at Fort Eustis, Va.

    Dec 18, 2009

    FORT EUSTIS, Va - Recently, leaders from across the 3rd ESC gathered at Fort Eustis, Va for the first ever ESC Commander's Conference. The conference was designed to improve coordination between the geographically separated units of the ESC and discuss topics such as ARFORGEN, training management, and upcoming deployments.

  • Soldiers bring camouflage Christmas to Sunrise Children's Home

    Dec 17, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Holidays bring to mind a number of visuals: lights strewn across the Christmas tree, landscapes covered in white and mistletoe hanging from doorways. For 32 children from the Sunrise Children's Home and Crossroads Boy's Home, part of their Christmas came early Wednesday with the sight of camouflage patterns worn by Soldiers from Fort Knox.

  • FORSCOM Deputy Commander visits 3d ESC, talks ARFORGEN

    Dec 17, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Lieutenant General Joseph F. Peterson, U.S. Army Forces Command deputy commanding general and Honolulu, Hawaii, native, visited the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Tuesday Dec. 15 to receive briefings on the command's reset status since returning to Fort Knox from service in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Celebrate the holidays with safety in mind

    Dec 15, 2009

    Celebrate the holidays with safety in mind

  • ESC Commander's Holiday Message

    Dec 15, 2009

    FORT KNOX, KY - On behalf of the entire 3d Expeditionary Sustainment Command, I want to take this opportunity to wish you the warmest of Holiday greetings. Thank you for the tremendous job you are doing to take care of Soldiers and execute the mission. The over eight thousand Soldiers of the ESC are on point daily ensuring the warfighter has everything they need to accomplish the mission.

  • Sustainers attend FEMA training

    Dec 11, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Recently, the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) had Soldiers participate in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Incident Command System - 400 training held at Fort Knox.

  • Sustainers participate in annual "Holiday Salute"

    Dec 11, 2009

    Recently, 7th Sustainment Brigade hosted military reporter Mike Gooding, WVEC, as he filmed and interviewed Soldiers with the 567th ICTC (Inland Cargo Transfer Company) as they prepare to deploy to Afghanistan in February. The coverage included stand-up interviews in the company area (outside) and B-roll footage in the Battalion Motor Pool of battle-drill exercises with HUMVEES.

  • Senior Sustainment Warrant Officer hangs up boots after 27 years of service

    Dec 11, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. -Chief Warrant Officer Paul J. Aaron, the senior automotive maintenance technician for support operations in the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), retired after more than 27 years in service during the United States Army Armor Center and Fort Knox Retirement Ceremony Nov. 30 at the Fort Knox Leader's Club.

  • 7th Sustainment Brigade sends holiday cheer downrange

    Dec 2, 2009

    FORT EUSTIS, Va - Command Sgt. Maj. Cedric Thomas of the 7th Sustainment Brigade recently read a Christmas story on video for Soldiers stationed throughout Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan. Along with the video, the USO is sending approximately 1,000 personalized Christmas stockings and a number of care packages to the troops.

  • 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

  • Multi-service women work, work out together

    Nov 28, 2009

    Three women from different services have come together to make a difference in the expansion and sustainment of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. Naval supply officer Lt. j. g. Monica Rojas with the 30th Naval Construction Regiment, Air Force civil engineer 1st Lt. Rebecca Bucher with the 777th Expeditionary "Prime BEEF" Squadron, and Army logistics Capt. Sarah Comeau with the 45th Sustainment Brigade met each other while deployed here. The three servicemembers have formed a bond, and now work closely in all matters regarding procurement, logistics and construction projects.

  • Sustainers volunteer at Wayside Christian Mission

    Nov 25, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Several 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldiers volunteered to prepare and serve food Monday, Nov. 23. at the Wayside Christian Mission in Louisville, Ky. as part of a community outreach program for the command. Volunteering at the Wayside Christian Mission was just one of many ways the 3d ESC has sought to give back to a surrounding community that supported them during their 15-month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • 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.

  • 7th Sustainment Brigade hosts Silver Scimitar

    Nov 24, 2009

    FORT EUSTIS, Va - The 7th Sustainment Brigade hosted Silver Scimitar from Nov. 16-21 on Fort Eustis. Silver Scimitar is the United States Army's only exercise designed to conjointly train human resources (HR) units from all components slated for imminent deployment; in this case the units will be deploying within the next 90 to 120 days.

  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness

    Nov 24, 2009

    Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (CSF) was established on 1 October 2008, as a Directorate in the Army G-3/5/7. The mission of this program is to develop and institute a holistic fitness program for Soldiers, families, and Army civilians in order to enhance performance and build resilience.

  • 3d ESC working to build resilient Soldiers and Families

    Nov 24, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Since returning from a 15-month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) has implemented many different approaches to ensure its Soldiers get reintegrated with their Families, while remaining mission ready.

  • ESC Commander's Thanksgiving Message

    Nov 24, 2009

    On behalf of the entire 3d Expeditionary Sustainment Command, I want to take this opportunity to wish you the warmest of Thanksgiving holidays.

  • Former NFL player considers Soldiers his third family

    Nov 24, 2009

    No movie has been made of Otis Sistrunk's life, although he has acted in a few, including "Car Wash," a 1976 comedy produced by Universal Pictures.

  • 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.

  • Sustainers speak at Veterans Day celebrations

    Nov 24, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Two members of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) command group reached out to the communities surrounding Fort Knox last Wednesday and honored America's veterans in the process.

  • Our Lineage and Honors

    Nov 13, 2009

    The 3rd ESC has a proud tradition and history of honors. Constituted 14 September 1950 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Logistical Command.

  • Sustainers host Strong Bonds retreat

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Members of Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and 233rd Transportation Company attended a Strong Bonds retreat Nov. 6-8 at Louisville's Galt House Hotel & Suites. The Strong Bonds retreat was organized and implemented by the 3d ESC chaplain's office and offered ways to increase individual Soldier and Family readiness and resiliency through relationship education and skills training. The retreats are planned quarterly and give single Soldiers and couples the opportunity to relax while receiving training.

  • CSM Tennant's Veterans Day speech to Bullitt North High School and Middle School

    Nov 13, 2009

    To honor Veterans Day, Command Sergeant Major Tennant spoke to Bullit County High School and Middle School students on 11 November, 2009.

  • Our Mission

    Nov 12, 2009

    Any mission - anywhere...on target-on more about the 3rd Sustainment Command's mission.

  • Our History

    Nov 12, 2009

    The 3d ESC has a proud tradition with participation in conflicts spanning the 20th and 21st Century including Korea, the Cold War, Balkans, Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

  • How to contact us

    Nov 12, 2009

    When you need to contact us it is important that you have the right information. The enclosed points of contact will help you get to the right place and person.

  • Welcome to the 3rd ESC!

    Nov 12, 2009

    As newcomers to the 3rd Sustainment Command - we welcome you and your Family to Fort Knox and its local communities.

  • Our Leadership

    Nov 12, 2009

    The highly experienced and dedicated leadership of the 3rd ESC enables the command to provide logistics and distribution management any where, at any time, in any environment, against any adversary.

  • Obama's Pledge: America will fulfill obligations to veterans

    Nov 12, 2009

    America will fulfill its obligation to take care of and value those who have sacrificed for the country, President Barack Obama said at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day.

  • 3d ESC Veterans Day Message

    Nov 10, 2009

    Soldiers of the 3rd ESC - fellow Sustainers.... Tomorrow, you have a moment to pause and reflect. As one who has answered your Nation's call to duty - I ask you to answer another call. I ask you to honor and thank a Veteran near you whose service is recorded in the history of past conflicts which have defined our Nation's history. It is the least we can do to honor those who've safeguarded our peace and freedom. As you know, 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.

  • Sustainers honored at retirement ceremony

    Nov 2, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Master Sergeant Gerardo Flores and Sergeant 1st Class Daniel R. Wright of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) were two of eight Soldiers to officially hang up their boots during the United States Army Armor Center and Fort Knox Retirement Ceremony here Thursday at the Fort Knox Leaders Club. The ceremony marked the end of successful careers for both Flores and Wright, who served 26 and 22 years respectively.

  • Military will have enough H1N1 vaccine, officials say

    Nov 2, 2009

    As shipments of some 3.7 million doses of H1N1 vaccine ordered by the Defense Department continue to arrive from the manufacturer, more than enough will be available for all military personnel and their beneficiaries.

  • Military Family Appreciation Month: "Honoring the Sacrifices of the Military Family"

    Nov 1, 2009

    What is it' Military Family Appreciation Month is a time to honor the sacrifices of our military families. Army families of Active, Guard, Reserve, veterans, and retirees are giving back in a time of need and sustain and support the Soldiers who defend our Nation. Army Families are Army Strong.

  • Army always seeking improvements to combat uniform

    Oct 30, 2009

    Nothing says pride like a Soldier in uniform. Today's Soldier has much to be proud of in the current Army Combat Uniform, but the Army is always looking for way to make it better and more well-suited to the needs of the Soldier.

  • What to do if you suspect you have the flu

    Oct 30, 2009

  • Health and Wellness Links

    Oct 27, 2009

  • H1N1 INFO (TAMC)

    Oct 27, 2009

  • 3rd ESC Commander Visits Fort Eustis and 7th Sustainment Brigade

    Oct 27, 2009

    FORT EUSTIS, Va, - Col. (promotable) Robin Akin, 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) commander, recently visited Fort Eustis, Va and 7th Sustainment Brigade. The visit included stops at numerous 7th Sustainment Brigade units, overview briefings on unit missions, and stops at both key unit and port facilities.

  • New Parent Support Program: Making life easier for military parents

    Oct 27, 2009

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands - Play Group is just one of the services offered through USAG Schinnen's New Parent Support Program, serving military families in the Tri-Border region of the Netherlands and Germany.

  • Strong Bonds Program

    Oct 26, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> Strong Bonds is a unit-based, chaplain-led program which assists commanders in building individual resiliency by strengthening the Army family. The core mission of the Strong Bonds program is to increase individual Soldier and family member readiness through relationship education and skills training. Strong Bonds includes four subprograms applied across the Army Force Generation model: single-Soldier, couple, family, and deployment. Strong Bonds is conducted in an offsite retreat format in order to maximize the training effect. The retreat or "get away" provides a fun, safe, and secure environment in which to address the impact of relocations, deployments and military lifestyle stressors.

  • Sustainer throws first pitch at Reds Game

    Oct 22, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Col. Curt C. Higdon, the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) assistant chief of staff, operations, threw out the ceremonial first-pitch for the Cincinnati Reds game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Oct. 3 at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park. Higdon's opportunity came in front of 25,000 fans, including family and friends from the Fort Knox community, who celebrated his and his unit's safe return from Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Soldier helps in Cub Scouts' advancement

    Oct 22, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Capt. Brian E. Kinsella, a 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldier, visited Cub Scouts Oct. 18 in Achorage, Ky., to assist a group of Webelos from Pack 110 in earning their citizenship badges. Kinsella is one Soldier of many who are taking part the command's effort to get active in the community.