401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, June 2 Aca,!" 8, 2008

By Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support BrigadeJune 8, 2008

A new RT 240 'Kalmar' Rough Terrain Container Handler, bound for use in Operation Iraqi Freedom, is guided into position on an M1000 Heavy Equipment Transport Semitrailer, Monday, June 3, 2008 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A new RT 240 'Kalmar' Rough Terrain Container Handler, bound for use in Operation Iraqi Freedom, is guided into position on an M1000 Heavy Equipment Transport Semitrailer, Monday, June 3, 2008 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
A U.S. Navy, MH-60S Night Hawk helicopter awaits the return of its medical crew following delivery of a patient from Camp Buehring, Kuwait to the U.S. Military Hospital at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Tuesday, June 3, 2008. The 44-bed U.S. Military Hospital Kuwait, staffed by Expeditionary Medical Facility Kuwait, includes about 370 Navy medical personnel from 30 different health care facilities. Medical professionals here provide care to the 20,000 coalition forces in Kuwait.
2 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A U.S. Navy, MH-60S Night Hawk helicopter awaits the return of its medical crew following delivery of a patient from Camp Buehring, Kuwait to the U.S. Military Hospital at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Tuesday, June 3, 2008. The 44-bed U.S. Military Hospital Kuwait, staffed by Expeditionary Medical Facility Kuwait, includes about 370 Navy medical personnel from 30 different health care facilities. Medical professionals here provide care to the 20,000 coalition forces in Kuwait. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gene Lyerla, a shipping and receiving manager with ManTech International Corp., prepares a shipment of TROJAN Special Purpose Integrated Remote Intelligence Terminal parts for retrograde to Fort Lewis, Wash., at the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command Regional Support Center, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 3, 2008.  Each month the RSC staff returns an estimated 4,000 items to the Army supply system from units in Iraq .
3 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gene Lyerla, a shipping and receiving manager with ManTech International Corp., prepares a shipment of TROJAN Special Purpose Integrated Remote Intelligence Terminal parts for retrograde to Fort Lewis, Wash., at the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command Regional Support Center, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 3, 2008. Each month the RSC staff returns an estimated 4,000 items to the Army supply system from units in Iraq . (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Contract workers preparing to "deslat" Stryker Combat Vehicles at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait attend a pre-shift safety briefing, Wednesday, June 4, 2008.  After 15 months in Iraq, more than 280 SCVs from 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division are being prepared for reset by U.S. Army Materiel Command.  
"Deslatting" refers to removing more than 5,000 pounds of armor each vehicle was retrofitted with during the deployment process.
4 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Contract workers preparing to "deslat" Stryker Combat Vehicles at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait attend a pre-shift safety briefing, Wednesday, June 4, 2008. After 15 months in Iraq, more than 280 SCVs from 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division are being prepared for reset by U.S. Army Materiel Command. "Deslatting" refers to removing more than 5,000 pounds of armor each vehicle was retrofitted with during the deployment process. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Sun sets behind a unit living area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 1, 2008.
5 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Sun sets behind a unit living area at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 1, 2008. (Photo Credit: Imogene Brasic, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Colonel Dennis M. Thompson, commander, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, passes the brigade colors to incoming brigade command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Carl O. Campbell, during an assumption of responsibility ceremony, Saturday, June 7, 2008, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. By accepting the colors, the command sergeant major takes responsibility for their safeguarding, care and display.
6 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Colonel Dennis M. Thompson, commander, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, passes the brigade colors to incoming brigade command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Carl O. Campbell, during an assumption of responsibility ceremony, Saturday, June 7, 2008, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. By accepting the colors, the command sergeant major takes responsibility for their safeguarding, care and display. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL
Field Service Engineer Ernest Rodriguez checks an M1 Abrams, AGT 1500 Turbine Engine for leaks during a dynamometer test, Saturday, May 31, at the 401st Army Field Support Brigade\'s Forward Repair Activity Total Integrated Engine Revitalization Shop, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Rodriguez, a Department of the Army civilian, deployed to Southwest Asia from Anniston Army Depot, Anniston, Ala. The goal of the TIGER program is to extend time between depot repairs with improved durability, a standard engine configuration, efficient supply-chain management, fact-based maintenance and expanded field support.
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Field Service Engineer Ernest Rodriguez checks an M1 Abrams, AGT 1500 Turbine Engine for leaks during a dynamometer test, Saturday, May 31, at the 401st Army Field Support Brigade\'s Forward Repair Activity Total Integrated Engine Revitalization Shop, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Rodriguez, a Department of the Army civilian, deployed to Southwest Asia from Anniston Army Depot, Anniston, Ala. The goal of the TIGER program is to extend time between depot repairs with improved durability, a standard engine configuration, efficient supply-chain management, fact-based maintenance and expanded field support. (Photo Credit: Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade) VIEW ORIGINAL