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Gen. John F. Campbell, vice chief of staff of the Army, visits EUCOM AOR

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Gen. John F. Campbell, vice chief of staff of the Army, greets Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor, commanding general, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, at Ramstein Air Force Base April 14. Brad Carson, under secretary of the United States Army, and the vice chief are visiting the EUCOM area of responsibility in order to observe retrograde operations, enhance their understanding of current operations and demonstrate Army Senior Leader appreciation for the service and sacrifice of deployed Soldiers and DA Civilians. (U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Wayne Marotto, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

Gen. John F. Campbell, vice chief of staff of the Army, visits EUCOM AOR

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Gen. John F. Campbell, vice chief of staff of the Army, greets Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Rhoades, 21st Theater Sustainment Command senior enlisted advisor, at Ramstein Air Force Base April 14. Brad Carson, under secretary of the United States Army, and the vice chief are visiting the EUCOM area of responsibility in order to observe retrograde operations, enhance their understanding of current operations and demonstrate Army Senior Leader appreciation for the service and sacrifice of deployed Soldiers and DA Civilians. (U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Wayne Marotto, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

Soldiers conduct readiness activities during Millrinder Time

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Master Sgt. Theresa Lee-Love, noncommissioned officer in charge of the 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center Operations Division, 21st Theater Sustainment Command and a native of Minneapolis, along with Sgt. Donovan Pierre of the 21st TSC G1 (human resource) and a native of New Orleans, closely examine a Soldier's Army service uniform during Millrinder Time here on Panzer Kaserne April 3. More than 150 21st TSC Soldiers lined up for the early-morning uniform inspections. Millrinder Time is one part of a holistic effort to improve individual and overall unit readiness. It is designed as a duty day devoted to training events with the objective to facilitate health and welfare, standards and discipline, accountability, and other events related to professional development. (Photo by Brandon Beach, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

Soldiers conduct readiness activities during Millrinder Time

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – More than 150 21st TSC Soldiers lined up for early-morning uniform inspections during Millrinder Time here April 3 on Panzer Kaserne. Millrinder Time is one part of a holistic effort to improve individual and overall unit readiness. It is designed as a duty day devoted to training events with the objective to facilitate health and welfare, standards and discipline, accountability, and other events related to professional development. (Photo by Brandon Beach, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

7th CSC begins Operation Saber Guardian 14

NOVO SELO, Bulgaria – Brig. Gen. Paul M. Benenati, the commanding general of the 7th Civil Support Command, speaks to members of Joint Task Force – Consequence Management prior to the start of Operation Saber Guardian 14 March 30. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

Personnel Engage During Active Shooter Exercise at MK

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania – Spc. Thomas P. Shields, left, a medic assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 557th Medical Company, 421st Multifunction Medical Battalion, 30th Medical Brigade and a native of La Crescent, Minn., and Pfc. Michael L. Warren, a firefighter with the 513th Firefighting Detachment, 20th Engineer Brigade and a native of Cleveland, render first aid to a simulated casualty during an active-shooter exercise on Mihail Kogalniceanu Airbase March 20. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

Ceremony Marks Allied Achievement at MK

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania – Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor, the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, and Air Force Maj. Gen. Laurian Anastasof, chief of the Romanian Air Force Staff, employ picturesque ceremonial scissors to cut the commemorative ribbon as key allied organizational, base and facility leaders look on during the ceremony conducted Feb. 28 at the MK Passenger Transit Center. "This mission is part of a larger strategic aim to responsibly withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan – a commitment the U.S. and our NATO allies and partners made to the government of Afghanistan as it moves toward full security responsibility this year," O'Connor said. "This expanded joint and combined transit center provides European Command with the capability and capacity to process forces at the velocity required by Central Command." (Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Steve Horton, U.S. Air Force Europe Public Affairs)

21st TSC Recognizes New Sergeant Morales Club Members

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – New members of the Sergeant Morales Club stand with Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor and Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney J. Rhoades, the commanding general and the command sergeant major of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, during an induction ceremony at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daenner Kaserne Feb. 26. The Sergeant Morales Club is an exclusive organization where members exemplify a special kind of leadership characterized by a personal concern for the needs, training, development and welfare of Soldiers. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

Homeward bound: Inaugural Repatriation Flight Launches from new MK Facility

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania – Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division process through the new customs facility at MK Air Base during the wee hours of Feb. 24. "You can tell they put a lot of hard work into it," said Master Sgt. Cheryl Brown, the noncommissioned officer in charge of the brigade personnel shop and a native of Newport News, Va., who served as a liaison officer as well as a personnel official throughout the redeployment. "I think the Soldiers like it because the facilities are so close and they basically do everything in the same place. It's located very conveniently." (Photo by Sgt. Benjamin Boggess, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

Army G4 Chief of Staff Visits 21st TSC

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Lt. Gen. Raymond Mason, left, U.S. Army G-4 (Logistics) deputy chief of staff, visits with Maj. Gen. John O'Connor, commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Feb. 5. During his time in the Kaiserslautern Military Community, Lt. Gen. Mason toured many of the 21st TSC facilities, met with Soldiers and presented various awards, including the 2012 Army "Best of the Best" Deployment Excellence Award to the 635th Movement Control Team. (Photo by Brandon Beach, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

Army’s senior logistician tours new MK facilities

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania – Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, the Army G-4, receives a briefing on passenger transit center operations from Col. Michael C. Snyder, the deputy commanding officer of the 21st TSC and officer-in-charge of the Regional Support Element at MK Air Base, Feb. 6 at MK Air Base. The Army’s senior logistics officer, Mason oversees policies and procedures followed and applied by a quarter million U.S. Army logisticians throughout the world. Mason visited the processing and customs areas, terminal and plate collection control point at the newly constructed MK passenger transit center. The G-4 later toured the aid station, joint movement control center, and quality-of-life facilities like the gym, Morale, Welfare and Recreation center, and small base exchange. (Photo by Sgt. Maj. Michael Pintagro, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

Army’s senior logistician tours new MK facilities

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania – Customs personnel “wand” Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, the Army G-4, during his tour of passenger transit center facilities Feb. 6 at MK Air Base. The Soldiers conducting the customs mission tested the general’s artificial hip at his request to test the accuracy of the device. The Army’s senior logistics officer, Mason oversees policies and procedures followed and applied by a quarter million U.S. Army logisticians throughout the world. The general visited the processing area, terminal and plate collection point as well as the customs building at the newly constructed MK passenger transit center. The G-4 later toured the aid station, joint movement control center, and quality-of-life facilities like the gym, Morale, Welfare and Recreation center, and small base exchange. (Photo by Sgt. Maj. Michael Pintagro, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

MK passenger transit mission takes off

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania – Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), depart a bus and walk toward a C-17 transport plane on MK Air Base Feb. 3. Soldiers with the 2nd BCT were departing for a deployment in Afghanistan and were the first group of Soldiers to utilize the Passenger Transit Center at MK Air Base as a transition point on their way in and out of the U.S. Central Command area of operations. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

902nd Engineers establish ‘PAX Romania’

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania – Sgt. Aleksey Semenov, a vertical construction engineer with the 902nd Engineer Company, part of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 15th Eng. Battalion, 18th Eng. Brigade and a permanent resident of Elk River, Minn., cuts a board as Pvt. Kiefer Martin, another vertical construction engineer with the 902nd and a native of Atlanta, steadies Jan. 28 on MK Air Base. The engineers worked diligently to repair damage inflicted by brutally cold temperatures, ferocious wind gusts, ice and snow during the last week of January. (Photo by Sgt. Maj. Michael Pintagro, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

21st TSC provides logistical support to EAS equipment transportation

BREMERHAVEN, Germany – Pvt. Cori A. Berwanger, a military police Soldier with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 615th Military Police Company, 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade and a native of Odessa, Fla., patrols between lines of M1 Abrams Tanks at Bremerhaven Port Jan. 24. The tanks are part of the European Activity Set, which will allow U.S. regionally aligned forces and multinational partners in Europe to operate as the European Response Force and NATO Response Force. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

Tax Season Gets Underway at KMC

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Col. Bryan DeCoster, middle, commander of the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, prepares to cut the ceremonial dollar-bill ribbon Jan. 28 signaling the start of tax season for the Kaiserslautern Military Community. He was joined by tax preparers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, pictured front row left to right, Donald Davis, Kaiserslautern Tax Center coordinator, Cpt. Christopher Leighton, tax center officer in charge, and Sgt. Justin Allen, tax center noncommissioned officer in charge. (Photo by Brandon Beach, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

21st TSC, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz provide KFOR Soldiers with postal training

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Sgt. Victor Rincon, a postal noncommissioned officer assigned to the 35th Infantry Division and a native of Kansas City, Mo., distributes mail at the Mail Distribution Node on Panzer Kaserne Jan. 29. Rincon and nine other soldiers from throughout the Army received postal operations training from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Jan. 13-30. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

Sustainment Task Force 16 readies MK Air Base for new mission

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania – Spc. Xavier Thomas from Long Beach, Calif., and Spc. Lucas Knight from Humint, Calif., both customs agents with the 2nd Calvary Regiment, practice running passengers’ bags through an X-ray terminal during a rehearsal drill at the MK Air Base Passenger Transit Center customs facility Jan. 29. A handful of Soldiers from the 2nd Cav. Reg., attached to Sustainment Task Force 16, are preparing to assist passengers for transit through MK to locations in Europe and Southwest Asia. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

266th FMSC deploys to support CENTCOM, OEF

RAMSTEIN AIRBASE, Germany – Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 266th Finance Management Support Center organize their bags at Ramstein Airbase Jan. 19. The 266th FMSC are deploying to Kuwait and Afghanistan to oversee the financial support mission for U.S. Central Command. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

902nd Eng. Co. Soldiers rapidly construct customs facility at MK

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania – Spc. Francisco Ochoa, a carpentry and masonry specialist with the 902nd Engineer Company (Vertical), 15th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, and a native of Long Beach, Calif., saws a wooden board during a construction project at the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base Passenger Transit Center Jan. 14. The 902nd Eng. Co. is responsible for constructing new customs facilities to help streamline the inflow of Soldiers departing Afghanistan and other areas of operation throughout the world. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

Team 21 visits Polish Armed Forces

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor, the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment command, stands with Brig. Gen. Jan Dziedzic, Poland Army, Director, Logistics Planning Directorate (J4 equivalent), Polish Armed Forces General Staff , in Poland Jan. 8. Dziedzic invited O'Connor and members of the 21st TSC staff to visit Poland to open a dialogue on shared interests which could then be used to develop potential cooperative approaches, both at the tactical unit and Headquarters levels, to plan and execute military to military cooperative activities and partnership events aimed at improving allied interoperability and enhancing operational readiness. The visit was a significant step in building 21st TSC relationships with PAF GS J4 and PAF units. (US Army photo, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

'First in Support' CG visits MNBG-E forces in Kosovo

CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo – Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor, the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, stands with Col. David J. Woods, the commander of Multinational Battle Group-East, during a visit here Nov. 8. The 21st TSC’s responsibilities in the region include oversight, maintenance and accountability of property; provision of technical assistance through staff assistance visits; postal operations; and assumption of general courts-martial convening authority. Its commanding general serves as the executive general officer for force protection in MNBG-E’s United Nations’ mission in Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Christopher Jones, 21st TSC)

‘Always Ready’ battalion takes WLC prep into the woods

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Spc. Daniel A. Lucero, a strength management specialist assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 21st Special Troops Battalion and a native of El Paso, Texas, plots grid coordinates on a map during land navigation training on Rhine Ordnance Barracks Oct. 17. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

'First in Support' Soldiers get hands on during Wheeled Vehicle Recovery Course

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Mechanics with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command prepare to hook up a winch to an overturned vehicle in preparation for recovering the vehicle during the Wheeled Vehicle Recovery Course Sept. 19. Twenty Soldiers from the 21st TSC participated in the training to learn how to recover stuck and rolled vehicles as well as how to safely tow them for prolonged distances. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

US Soldiers partner with Croatian Army to form IR13 Mayor's Cell

ZAGREB, Croatia – U.S. Army Spc. Fausto F. Jimenez, left, a human resources specialist assigned to the 16th Sustainment Brigade headquarters and a native of Tyler, Texas, hands Macedonian Maj. Dragam Pavlovski, a member of the Macedonian Air Force Brigade and a native of Kumanovo, Macedonia, his laundry during Operation Immediate Response 13 at Petar Zrinski Barracks Aug. 28. Jimenez was a member of the IR13 Mayor’s Cell which was responsible for providing billeting, laundry service and food for training participants. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett, 21st TSC Public Affairs)