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1st Theater Sustainment Command deploys to Fort Campbell Kentucky

 

Written by Master Sgt. Jonathan Wiley
1st Theater Sustainment Command

1st Theater Sustainment CommandFort Knox, KY – For the third time in less than 12 months, the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) conducted a large-scale field training exercise – this time to Fort Campbell, KY February 13th-23rd.

The unit deployed its Early Entry Command Post (EECP), a mobile command post that allows the unit to conduct operational-level sustainment from any location in the world, the creation of which is an initiative began by Major General Flem B. “Donnie” Walker Jr. commanding general, 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), shortly after he assumed command of the unit.

Soldiers from the Support Operations (SPO) section of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command unfold a large Airbeam tent Feb. 14, 2019 at Fort Campbell, KY. The tent is part of the unit’s Early Entry Command Post. (Master Sgt. Jonathan Wiley)

Soldiers from the Support Operations (SPO) section of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command unfold a large Airbeam tent Feb. 14, 2019 at Fort Campbell, KY. The tent is part of the unit’s Early Entry Command Post. (Master Sgt. Jonathan Wiley)

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Fort Campbell’s 101st Sustainment Brigade Trains for Success

 

Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Camp Phoenix, Afghanistan – Guardsmen with the 1438th Transportation Company train their sister unit, the 1638th Transportation Company with the Indiana National Guard in preparation so they can take control of the mission of sustainment operations in the Kabul Base Cluster of Afghanistan.

The two units work together, one with nine months of real world operational experience in Kabul under their belts and the other eager to take on the momentous sustainment mission.

Spc. Dewayne M. Johnson, a native of Muncie, IN, and fuel manager with the outgoing unit the 1438th Transportation Company, 77th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Task Force Lifeliner, shows the fuel yard to his replacement Spc. Robert P. Ibarria, a native of Wheatfield, IN, with the 1638th Transportation Company as part of the relief in place, Nov. 11, 2013, at Camp Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, Task Force Lifeliner Public Affairs)

Spc. Dewayne M. Johnson, a native of Muncie, IN, and fuel manager with the outgoing unit the 1438th Transportation Company, 77th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Task Force Lifeliner, shows the fuel yard to his replacement Spc. Robert P. Ibarria, a native of Wheatfield, IN, with the 1638th Transportation Company as part of the relief in place, Nov. 11, 2013, at Camp Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, Task Force Lifeliner Public Affairs)

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Lifeline of the Kabul Base Cluster

 

Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Forward Operating Base Phoenix, Afghanistan – Task Force Lifeliner, Task Force Rottweiler, 1438th Transportation Company and other units work cohesively as one to render sustainment and retrograde support successfully within the Kabul Base Cluster, all in support of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command.

Soldiers with Task Force Rottweiler are considered the lifeline of the Kabul Base Cluster because of a rather special operation they manage called a forward logistics element.

Sgt. 1st Class Charles A. Davis, a native of Birmingham, AL, and an accountable officer, verifies the material release order form for a package received at the Supply Storage Activity warehouse, Sept. 17, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan. This process is to ensure the equipment and quantity matches the MRO. (Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, Task Force Lifeliner Public Affairs)

Sgt. 1st Class Charles A. Davis, a native of Birmingham, AL, and an accountable officer, verifies the material release order form for a package received at the Supply Storage Activity warehouse, Sept. 17, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan. This process is to ensure the equipment and quantity matches the MRO. (Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, Task Force Lifeliner Public Affairs)

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Dignity, reverence and respect for Fallen Heroes

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Bagram, Afghanistan – Mortuary affairs soldiers on the battlefield have become a vital asset throughout the past century; these proud and strong soldiers ensure fallen comrades receive dignity, reverence and respect.

To ensure each service member comes home with honor is why each one of these professionals put on the uniform every day. The Bagram Air Field Mortuary Affairs collection point is the final stop for fallen heroes in the northern half of Afghanistan as they make their way home. The collection point is operated by 54th Quartermaster Company from Fort Lee, VA, that supports Task Force Lifeliner, 1st Theater Sustainment Command.

The Mortuary Affairs Collection Point Bagram team stand together for a group photo, Oct. 17, 2013 at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. Sgt. Jarrett D. Ransom (top left), a native of Memphis, TN, Pfc. Shawn Thomas (top right), a native of Raeford, NC, Staff Sgt. Joel Wood (bottom left), a native of Plattsburgh, NY, Spc. Cody J. Montalbano (center left), a native of Rochester, NY, Spc. Jeremy Bennett (center right), a native of Cromwell, Ky., and Pfc. Paul Shrum (bottom right) a native of Casa Grande, AZ, are all soldiers with the 54th Quartermaster Company out of Fort Lee, VA. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario)

The Mortuary Affairs Collection Point Bagram team stand together for a group photo, Oct. 17, 2013 at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. Sgt. Jarrett D. Ransom (top left), a native of Memphis, TN, Pfc. Shawn Thomas (top right), a native of Raeford, NC, Staff Sgt. Joel Wood (bottom left), a native of Plattsburgh, NY, Spc. Cody J. Montalbano (center left), a native of Rochester, NY, Spc. Jeremy Bennett (center right), a native of Cromwell, Ky., and Pfc. Paul Shrum (bottom right) a native of Casa Grande, AZ, are all soldiers with the 54th Quartermaster Company out of Fort Lee, VA. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario)

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