401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, May 26 Aca,!" June 1, 2008

By Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support BrigadeJune 1, 2008

An array of hollyhocks provides pleasant contrast to a concertina-topped security fence near the 401st Army Field Support Brigade's forward command post at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 27, 2008.
1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An array of hollyhocks provides pleasant contrast to a concertina-topped security fence near the 401st Army Field Support Brigade's forward command post at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 27, 2008. (Photo Credit: Lt. Col. Robert B. Brown III, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Contract workers with General Dynamics Land Systems work under the lights to remove slat armor from 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Stryker Combat Vehicles, Friday, May 30, 2008 at a 401st Army Field Support Brigade work area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.  More than 280 4th Brigade SCVs are being 'deslatted' in preparation for retrograde to the U.S. after 15 months of combat duty in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
2 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Contract workers with General Dynamics Land Systems work under the lights to remove slat armor from 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Stryker Combat Vehicles, Friday, May 30, 2008 at a 401st Army Field Support Brigade work area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. More than 280 4th Brigade SCVs are being 'deslatted' in preparation for retrograde to the U.S. after 15 months of combat duty in Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Floyd Woods, a 401st Army Field Support Brigade supply technician with Lockheed Martin Information Technology Corporation, is dwarfed by a passing rough terrain cargo handler carrying a container at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Thursday, May 29, 2008.
3 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Floyd Woods, a 401st Army Field Support Brigade supply technician with Lockheed Martin Information Technology Corporation, is dwarfed by a passing rough terrain cargo handler carrying a container at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Thursday, May 29, 2008. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Workers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait clean an M109A6 'Paladin' 155mm self-propelled howitzer, Wednesday, May 28, 2008. Just returning from extended combat duty in Iraq with the 3rd Infantry Division, the system is being prepared for retrograde by the 401st Army Field Support Brigade and will be "reset" at Anniston Army Depot, Anniston, Ala.
4 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Workers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait clean an M109A6 'Paladin' 155mm self-propelled howitzer, Wednesday, May 28, 2008. Just returning from extended combat duty in Iraq with the 3rd Infantry Division, the system is being prepared for retrograde by the 401st Army Field Support Brigade and will be "reset" at Anniston Army Depot, Anniston, Ala. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
The aircraft and crew of a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from B Company, 3rd Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment await the arrival of Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, and party for a flight from Balad Airbase to Taji National Military Depot,Iraq, Thursday, May 22, 2008.   Griffin, Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army G4, Maj. Gen. Robert M. Radin, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command and Jeffrey P. Parsons, executive director, U.S. Army Contracting Command were in Southwest Asia to interact with AMC units, supported warfighting units, and the service members, DOD civilians and contractors of AMC.
5 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The aircraft and crew of a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from B Company, 3rd Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment await the arrival of Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, and party for a flight from Balad Airbase to Taji National Military Depot,Iraq, Thursday, May 22, 2008. Griffin, Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army G4, Maj. Gen. Robert M. Radin, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command and Jeffrey P. Parsons, executive director, U.S. Army Contracting Command were in Southwest Asia to interact with AMC units, supported warfighting units, and the service members, DOD civilians and contractors of AMC. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
As the sun rises over protective concrete barriers, Sgt. Randall Etter (left) and Pfc. Ken Gearhart, 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Ohio National Guard) lower the flag of the United States to half staff, Monday, May 26, 2008 at the Zone Six Headquarters, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
6 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – As the sun rises over protective concrete barriers, Sgt. Randall Etter (left) and Pfc. Ken Gearhart, 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Ohio National Guard) lower the flag of the United States to half staff, Monday, May 26, 2008 at the Zone Six Headquarters, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
The station "mascot" keeps a vigilant watch, Monday, May 27, 2008, in front of the Area Support Group - Kuwait Fire Station at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The station "mascot" keeps a vigilant watch, Monday, May 27, 2008, in front of the Area Support Group - Kuwait Fire Station at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL