401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, July 7 Aca,!" 13, 2008

By Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support BrigadeJuly 13, 2008

This feline spent most of Sunday, July 6, 2008, begging for food at a Camp Arifjan, Kuwait food court.  The Soldier pictured is doing the right thing by following U.S. Central Command General Order 1A, which lists the following as a Prohibited Activity: Adopting as pets or mascots, caring for, or feeding any type of domestic or wild animal.
1 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – This feline spent most of Sunday, July 6, 2008, begging for food at a Camp Arifjan, Kuwait food court. The Soldier pictured is doing the right thing by following U.S. Central Command General Order 1A, which lists the following as a Prohibited Activity: Adopting as pets or mascots, caring for, or feeding any type of domestic or wild animal. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
A specially made version of the Statue of Liberty graces the Army Materiel Command compound's "Lion" Dining Facility at Bagram Airfield Afghanistan, July 4, 2008.
2 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A specially made version of the Statue of Liberty graces the Army Materiel Command compound's "Lion" Dining Facility at Bagram Airfield Afghanistan, July 4, 2008. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Maj. Doris Dudley-Ewing) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spotted in a portable latrine, July 7, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.  It's so hot, even the bugs need protection.
3 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spotted in a portable latrine, July 7, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. It's so hot, even the bugs need protection. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Timothy P. Bridge, operations and schools noncommissioned officer, Area Support Group - Kuwait, helps Staff Sgt. Sylvester Brookins Jr., personnel services supervisor, 1108th Aviation Classification Repair Activity Depot (Mississippi Army National Guard), make final uniform adjustments before a July 9, 2008 Transfer of Authority ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.  The 1109th AVCRAD (Connecticut ANG) assumed Southwest Asia Theater Aviation Maintenance Program responsibilities from the 1108th.
4 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Timothy P. Bridge, operations and schools noncommissioned officer, Area Support Group - Kuwait, helps Staff Sgt. Sylvester Brookins Jr., personnel services supervisor, 1108th Aviation Classification Repair Activity Depot (Mississippi Army National Guard), make final uniform adjustments before a July 9, 2008 Transfer of Authority ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The 1109th AVCRAD (Connecticut ANG) assumed Southwest Asia Theater Aviation Maintenance Program responsibilities from the 1108th. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Workers clean M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles at the 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade wash rack, July 11, 2008, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.  During the cleaning process, the power pack (foreground) is pulled from the vehicle to ensure access to hard-to-reach places where dirt, sand and dust can hide.  "
5 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Workers clean M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles at the 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade wash rack, July 11, 2008, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. During the cleaning process, the power pack (foreground) is pulled from the vehicle to ensure access to hard-to-reach places where dirt, sand and dust can hide. " (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Firefighters with the Area Support Group-Kuwait Fire Department put up a wall of water as they fight to contain a blaze in the defense Reutilization and Marketing Office yard at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, July 12, 2008.  No one was injured, and the early-morning fire was under control by 11 a.m.  The cause of the fire is under investigation. "
6 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Firefighters with the Area Support Group-Kuwait Fire Department put up a wall of water as they fight to contain a blaze in the defense Reutilization and Marketing Office yard at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, July 12, 2008. No one was injured, and the early-morning fire was under control by 11 a.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation. " (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Fighting against 100-degree temperatures and 20 MPH winds, members of the Area Support Group-Kuwait Fire Department battle a blaze in the defense Reutilization and Marketing Office yard at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, July 12, 2008.  No one was injured, and the early-morning fire was under control by 11 a.m.  The cause of the fire is under investigation. "
7 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Fighting against 100-degree temperatures and 20 MPH winds, members of the Area Support Group-Kuwait Fire Department battle a blaze in the defense Reutilization and Marketing Office yard at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, July 12, 2008. No one was injured, and the early-morning fire was under control by 11 a.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation. " (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Machinist Kyle Owens (back to camera) goes over Mobile Parts Hospital generator starting procedures with site coordinator Andy Westphalen at the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Forward Repair Activity, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait July 13, 2008.  Owens and Westphalen are Department of the Army Civilian employees who voluntarily deployed to Southwest Asia from Anniston Army Depot, Anniston, Ala. Due to the extreme operating conditions in the Middle East, the MPH\'s generator system must be cleaned of sand and dust every 14 days.
8 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Machinist Kyle Owens (back to camera) goes over Mobile Parts Hospital generator starting procedures with site coordinator Andy Westphalen at the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Forward Repair Activity, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait July 13, 2008. Owens and Westphalen are Department of the Army Civilian employees who voluntarily deployed to Southwest Asia from Anniston Army Depot, Anniston, Ala. Due to the extreme operating conditions in the Middle East, the MPH\'s generator system must be cleaned of sand and dust every 14 days. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL