401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, July 28 Aca,!" Aug 3, 2008

By Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support BrigadeAugust 3, 2008

M88A1 Armored Recovery Vehicles - fully-tracked and designed for crew rescue and recovery of tanks and other vehicles under battlefield conditions - are bathed in fading sunlight in a 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade holding area, July 27, 2008, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.  The seven vehicles, which are awaiting shop work, represent approximately 400,000 pounds in pulling capability.
1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – M88A1 Armored Recovery Vehicles - fully-tracked and designed for crew rescue and recovery of tanks and other vehicles under battlefield conditions - are bathed in fading sunlight in a 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade holding area, July 27, 2008, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The seven vehicles, which are awaiting shop work, represent approximately 400,000 pounds in pulling capability. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Using a 75-ton capacity, RT 875 Rough Terrain Crane, workers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait load a recently refurbished M1000 Heavy Equipment Transport Trailer for transport north in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The M1000 weighs in at 25 tons and has a payload-carrying capacity of 70 tons.
2 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Using a 75-ton capacity, RT 875 Rough Terrain Crane, workers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait load a recently refurbished M1000 Heavy Equipment Transport Trailer for transport north in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The M1000 weighs in at 25 tons and has a payload-carrying capacity of 70 tons. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
The open road and surrounding desert seem to swallow up a Humvee on the way to Camp Beurhing, Kuwait, July 29, 2008.
3 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The open road and surrounding desert seem to swallow up a Humvee on the way to Camp Beurhing, Kuwait, July 29, 2008. (Photo Credit: Rena Barlow, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
This colorful tribute to the home state of Red River Army Depot, which can be seen on the roads of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, was photographed July 29, 2008.  A number of Department of the Army civilian volunteers who deployed to Southwest Asia from the Texarkana, Texas-based depot are assigned to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade at Camp Arifjan.
4 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – This colorful tribute to the home state of Red River Army Depot, which can be seen on the roads of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, was photographed July 29, 2008. A number of Department of the Army civilian volunteers who deployed to Southwest Asia from the Texarkana, Texas-based depot are assigned to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade at Camp Arifjan. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Ron Abner, force protection officer, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, talks with Kuwait Pritchard Laundry Service employees Nazrul Islam (L) and Abdul Hai, as he picks up a load of laundry from the AIK Laundry Facility at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Saturday, August 2, 2008.  The laundry provides three day service and is open daily from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. for service members and DoD civilian employees. Islam and Hai are from Jessore, Bangladesh.
5 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Ron Abner, force protection officer, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, talks with Kuwait Pritchard Laundry Service employees Nazrul Islam (L) and Abdul Hai, as he picks up a load of laundry from the AIK Laundry Facility at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Saturday, August 2, 2008. The laundry provides three day service and is open daily from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. for service members and DoD civilian employees. Islam and Hai are from Jessore, Bangladesh. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Fuel truck driver Sham Chunenkar of Goa, India (L) and fuel handler Retta D'Souza of Mangalore, India wait as fuel flows into the holding tank supporting the three generators that provide a total of 2700 kilowatt-hours of electrical power to the Army Materiel Command's Wilson Willows containerized housing area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Aug 2, 2008.  Chunenkar and D'Souza, who are employees of Combat Support Associates, Ltd., perform this task each day, helping ensure residents have reliable electrical service.
6 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Fuel truck driver Sham Chunenkar of Goa, India (L) and fuel handler Retta D'Souza of Mangalore, India wait as fuel flows into the holding tank supporting the three generators that provide a total of 2700 kilowatt-hours of electrical power to the Army Materiel Command's Wilson Willows containerized housing area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Aug 2, 2008. Chunenkar and D'Souza, who are employees of Combat Support Associates, Ltd., perform this task each day, helping ensure residents have reliable electrical service. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAPTION- Bathed in brilliant July 29, 2008, sunlight, the entrance to Camp Buehring, Kuwait includes a marker dedicated to Lt. Col. Charles H. "Chad" Buehring, 40, who was killed during a rocket attack in Baghdad, Iraq, Oct. 26, 2004. Described by a fellow Citadel graduate as "a pretty normal cadet," Buehring was Airborne, Ranger and Special Forces qualified. The wear of all three tabs above the Shoulder Sleeve Insignia is informally known as the "triple canopy."
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAPTION- Bathed in brilliant July 29, 2008, sunlight, the entrance to Camp Buehring, Kuwait includes a marker dedicated to Lt. Col. Charles H. "Chad" Buehring, 40, who was killed during a rocket attack in Baghdad, Iraq, Oct. 26, 2004. Described by a fellow Citadel graduate as "a pretty normal cadet," Buehring was Airborne, Ranger and Special Forces qualified. The wear of all three tabs above the Shoulder Sleeve Insignia is informally known as the "triple canopy." (Photo Credit: Rena Barlow, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL