Under Secretary, Army Vice Chief of Staff tour Third Army

By Sgt. Ryan HohmanDecember 6, 2010

CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Gen. Peter Chiarelli, who serves as the Army vice chief of staff, was shown retrograded equipment Third Army has processed from Iraq before it is sent to Afghanistan or back the U.S. during a tour of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 2. During the tour, Gen. Chiarelli was able see to how Third Army not only supports the war fighter but is a war-fighting headquarters by receiving hands on experience with different vehicles and state of the art satellite equipment used by Third Army.
"What has impressed me the most is Third Army's emphases on battle focus training, while at the same time continuing the day to day mission here," said Gen. Chiarelli. "It is a true testament to a command who knows what its doing."
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Gen. Peter Chiarelli, who serves as the Army vice chief of staff, was shown retrograded equipment Third Army has processed from Iraq before it is sent to Afghanistan or back the U.S. during a tour of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 2. During the tour, Gen. Chiarelli was able see to how Third Army not only supports the war fighter but is a war-fighting headquarters by receiving hands on experience with different vehicles and state of the art satellite equipment used by Third Army. "What has impressed me the most is Third Army's emphases on battle focus training, while at the same time continuing the day to day mission here," said Gen. Chiarelli. "It is a true testament to a command who knows what its doing." (Photo Credit: Sgt. Ryan Hohman) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – The Honorable Joseph W. Westphal, who serves as the under secretary of the United States Army, speaks with Soldiers during a tour of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 2. The Hon. Westphal was given a firsthand look at the capability of different vehicles used by Third Army. During the tour, the Hon. Westphal was able see to how Third Army not only supports the war fighter but is a war-fighting headquarters.
“Coming here and seeing how Third Army continues its mission while at the same time preparing for any mission that might arise is truly impressive,” said the Hon. Westphal. (Photo by Sgt. Ryan Hohman, 27th Public Affairs Detachment)
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – The Honorable Joseph W. Westphal, who serves as the under secretary of the United States Army, speaks with Soldiers during a tour of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 2. The Hon. Westphal was given a firsthand look at the capability of different vehicles used by Third Army. During the tour, the Hon. Westphal was able see to how Third Army not only supports the war fighter but is a war-fighting headquarters. “Coming here and seeing how Third Army continues its mission while at the same time preparing for any mission that might arise is truly impressive,” said the Hon. Westphal. (Photo by Sgt. Ryan Hohman, 27th Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Ryan Hohman) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Lt. Gen. William G. Webster (right), commanding general of Third Army, leads the Honorable Joseph W. Westphal (left), who serves as the under secretary of the United States Army, on a tour of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 2. During the tour, the Hon. Westphal was able see to how Third Army not only supports the war fighter but is a war-fighting headquarters. Hon. Westphal received hands on experience with different combat vehicles and state of the art satellite equipment used by Third Army. "Coming here and seeing how Third Army continues its mission while at the same time preparing for any mission that might arise is truly impressive," said the Hon. Westphal. (Photo by Sgt. Ryan Hohman, 27th Public Affairs Detachment)
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Lt. Gen. William G. Webster (right), commanding general of Third Army, leads the Honorable Joseph W. Westphal (left), who serves as the under secretary of the United States Army, on a tour of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 2. During the tour, the Hon. Westphal was able see to how Third Army not only supports the war fighter but is a war-fighting headquarters. Hon. Westphal received hands on experience with different combat vehicles and state of the art satellite equipment used by Third Army. "Coming here and seeing how Third Army continues its mission while at the same time preparing for any mission that might arise is truly impressive," said the Hon. Westphal. (Photo by Sgt. Ryan Hohman, 27th Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Ryan Hohman) VIEW ORIGINAL