Allied port ops in Bremerhaven reinforce Atlantic Resolve

BREMERHAVEN, Germany – International logisticians offload a U.S. troop transport vehicle from the transportation vessel “Liberty Promise” March 13 at the Port of Bremerhaven. More than 300 pieces of equipment, including UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, tracked vehicles, Humvees, troop carriers and assorted military cargo, will move onto sites in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing mission designed to exemplify U.S. and NATO commitment to the region, build allied capability and interoperability, and bolster regional security and stability. Soldiers of the 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, will employ the armored vehicles during an upcoming training rotation. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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Operation Atlantic Resolve Tanks in Latvia

RIGA, Latvia - Maj. Gen. John R. O’Connor, commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, toured the transportation vessel “Liberty Promise” at the port of Riga March 9. O’Connor, Latvian political and military leaders, and a key U.S. diplomat toured the ship and port, and met with logisticians, stevedores and Soldiers as well as members of Latvian and international media during their visit. The general came to the port in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing mission designed to exemplify U.S. and NATO commitment to the region, build allied capability and interoperability, and bolster regional security and stability. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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US, German logistics commands renew partnership

KAISERSLAUTERN,Germany - Maj. Gen. John O’Connor, right, commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, and Maj. Gen. Hans Erich Antoni, commander of the Bundeswehr Logistics Command, sign a partnership memorandum between the two organizations March 5 on Panzer Kaserne. This was the first formal renewal of this partnership in more than 19 years. (Photo by Ronnie Schelby, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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TSC sergeant major's career strikes perfect tone

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Sgt. Maj. Shawn M. Firch, the 21st Theater Sustainment Command secretary general staff sergeant major, teaches Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney J. Rhoades, the 21st TSC senior enlisted leader, how to play the guitar during some down time on Panzer Kaserne Feb. 22. Firch, an Army band member for nearly 20 years, has lived his life around music and looks forward to playing an instrumental role as the U.S. Army School of Music's newest command sergeant major in the near future. (Photo by Brandon Beach, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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21st TSC CG visits AFSBn-Germany, MAV, EAS

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor, the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, views the tracks of a Bradley Fighting Vehicle as a worker from the European Activity Set discusses their maintenance capabilities during a visit to the Grafenwoehr Training Area Feb. 24. O'Connor spent the day visiting with the Army Field Support Battalion – Germany as well as workers from the Maintenance Activity Vilseck and the EAS in order to see how the organizations maintain their equipment. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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Command Readiness Visit

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor, the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, speaks with Lt. Col. Goetz, the commander of the 15th Engineer Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, during a visit on Tower Barracks Feb. 23. O'Connor spent the day with the 15th Eng. Bn. in order to meet with Soldiers and observe how the battalion conducts its command readiness program. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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NATO AMCC Visit

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Members of NATO's Allied Movement Coordination Center stand with 21st TSC leadership following a reciprocal visit and information exchange March 2. (Courtesy Photo)

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President's Hundred

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Col. Miguel Castellanos of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command and a native of Fresno, Calif., prepares to fire at targets during a shooting competition. Castellanos is a recipient of the President's Hundred tab and is a Distinguished Rifleman's Badge awardee. (Courtesy Photo)

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Lt. Gen. Hodges Visits SHARP Resource Center

SEMBACH, Germany - Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general, U.S. Army Europe addresses the audience at the SHARP Summit Feb. 10 at the newly-opened U.S. Army Europe SHARP Resource Center on Sembach Kaserne. The SHARP Summit provided an opportunity for Hodges to discuss the important role that leaders have in preventing and eliminating sexual harassment and assault throughout all ranks. (Photo by U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jefferson Wolfe)

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Military Working Dog Training

MIESAU, Germany – Pvt. Kaitlin Haines, a handler with the 100th Military Working Dog Detachment and a native of Sacramento, Calif., runs beside Beny as he trains at the Miesau Army Depot Kennels Feb. 18. (Photo by Brandon Beach, 21st Theater Sustainment Command)

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Memorial Ceremony for Military Working Dog

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Pvt. Kaitlin Haines, 100th Military Working Dog Detachment, farewells Cak, her military working Dog, during during a memorial ceremony Feb. 9 at Miesau Chapel. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paque/Released)

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Commanding General visits General Dynamics European Land Systems

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor (left), the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, conducts an orientation tour of General Dynamics European Land Systems - Germany here Feb. 3 in an effort to increase understanding of the national capabilities of NATO allies. General Dynamics European Land Systems - Germany conducts maintenance on German Bundeswehr wheeled vehicles similar to operations conducted by the Theater Logistics Support Center - Europe in support of U.S. Army vehicles. (Photo courtesy of the 21st TSC)

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French Cadet Troop Leadership Training

BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Lt. Fabrice Guy, a French army cadet from Saint-Cyr Combined Arms School in Guer, France, conducts basic rifle marksmanship training and familiarization while his shooting coach, U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony Avelino, provides marksman guidance. Guy is sponsored by 557th Medical Company (Area Support), 421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional), 30th Medical Brigade. (Photo by Army Capt. Capt. Robert Gallimore, 30th Medical Brigade)

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French Cadet Troop Leadership Training

LANDSTUHL, Germany – French Army 2nd Lt. Vivien Mole (left), a cadet at the French Combined Armed School and a native of Toulouse, France, along with Soldiers from the 30th Medical Brigade's 212th Combat Support Hospital, learn the workings of a chemical detection kit during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training event here Jan. 29. Mole has been working with the 212th CSH as a part of an English language utilization and orientation visit designed to enhance linguistic skills and provide cadets their first operational contact with U.S. allies. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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EAS Howitzer tube replacement

VILSECK, Germany - Members of the Theater Logistic Support Center - Europe's Maintenance Activity Vilseck remove the tube from a M-109A6 Howitzer on Rose Barracks Jan. 16. The MAV, along with the Army Field Support Battalion - Germany, the 16th Sustainment Brigade's 317th Maintenance Company, and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive and Armament Command, have been tasked with the replacement of the tubes on eight European Activity Set Howitzers ensuring they are mission ready for upcoming rotations of American forces to Europe as part of the U.S. Army's European Rotational Force. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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Sembach Opens New Regional Correctional Facility

SEMBACH, Germany – U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Michael Pine (center), and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jonathan Velazquez (right), both corrections specialists, retrieve restraints from a control point at the U.S. Army Regional Correctional Facility-Europe located at Sembach Kaserne, Germany on Dec. 16, 2014. The military staff at the correctional facility work continually during the holiday season in order to provide 24hr support for the inmates and protective services for the installation. (DoD News photo by Staff Sgt. Brian Kimball)

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Sembach Opens New Regional Correctional Facility

SEMBACH, Germany – U.S. Army Private First Class Zachery Elting (left) and SGT Arvis Mathews (center), both corrections specialists, monitor the security management system at the U.S. Army Regional Correctional Facility-Europe located at Sembach Kaserne, Germany on Dec. 16, 2014. The military correctional staff work long hours throughout the holiday season and the year to protect our nation's interest. (DoD News photo by SSgt Brian Kimball)

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International Jumpers

ALZEY, Germany – A freefall parachutist descends on the Alzey Drop Zone during the 2014 5th Quartermaster Theater Aerial Delivery Company's Toy Drop Dec. 15. Eighteen nations participated in the drop to celebrate the holiday season and deliver toys to the children of the Kaiserslautern Military Community. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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'First in Support' main body arrives in Senegal

DAKAR, Senegal – Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command headquarters, 7th Civil Support Command, 30th Medical Brigade and 16th Sustainment Brigade walk toward a C-17 aircraft bound for Dakar, Senegal, at Ramstein Airbase Nov. 17, 2014. The Soldiers will be part of the Regional Support Element-United Assistance. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander Burnett, 21st TSC Public Affairs/Released)

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'First in Support' RSE-UA: Life at the ISB

DAKAR, Senegal – Col. Barry Diehl, left, the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's Regional Support Element-United Assistance officer in charge, discusses information for an upcoming briefing with Col. Miguel Castellanos, center, the RSE-UA senior liaison officer, and Col. Paul Rosewitz, the RSE-UA operations officer, on the Intermediate Staging Base in Dakar, Senegal Nov. 23. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander Burnett, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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'First in Support' RSE-UA: Life at the ISB

DAKAR, Senegal – Noncommissioned officers assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's Regional Support Element-United Assistance help contractors download palates of food and supplies for the Intermediate Staging Base in Dakar, Senegal Nov. 22. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander Burnett, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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Senior enlisted gathering 'empowers' 21st TSC NCOs

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Senior noncommissioned officers with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command conduct a functional fitness training session Nov. 20 on Kleber Kaserne as a part of the 21st TSC Senior Enlisted "Empowerment Seminar" held Nov. 20-21. The two-day seminar included robust discussion of current service, Soldier, doctrinal, policy and leadership issues. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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Veterans Day Ceremony

LUXEMBOURG CITY, Luxembourg – Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor, the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, speaks to guests of the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial during a Veterans Day ceremony here Nov. 11. O'Connor, along with senior leaders from the 52nd Fighter Wing out of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, participated in the ceremony to honor U.S. service members both past and present. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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Veterans Day Ceremony

LUXEMBOURG CITY, Luxembourg – Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor, the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, renders honors during the playing of Taps during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial here Nov. 11. O'Connor, along with senior leaders from the 52nd Fighter Wing out of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, participated in the ceremony to honor U.S. service members both past and present. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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Combined Visit

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania – Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, receives an informational brief from Col. Kevin Mulvihill, officer-in-charge of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's Regional Support Element, during a combined visit conducted Oct. 24 at MK Air Base. USAFE and Romanian senior leaders recognized top Army and Air Force performers of both nations, visited base facilities, met with service members and shared a meal at the host dining facility. The leaders received briefings on MK history, mission, force structure, operations and way forward from heads of the Romanian Air Force, 780th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, Black Sea Area Support Team, Sustainment Task Force 16 and U.S. Marine Corps Black Sea Rotational Force 14.2A as well as the RSE. They also addressed an "all hands" gathering of MK support personnel of both nations and all services, thanking them for past efforts, praising their hard work and encouraging sustained excellence. (Photo by Sgt. Brad Mincey, 108th Public Affairs Detachment)

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21st TSC Retreat Ceremony

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command display the colors during a retirement and retreat ceremony here on Panzer Kaserne. (Photo by Pfc. Kelsey Little, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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SecArmy thanks returning service members during Romania visit

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania – John McHugh (center), the secretary of the Army, and Maj. Gen. John R. O'Connor (left), the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, meet with Valeriu Nicut (right), the Romanian state secretary for defense plans and policy, during a visit to the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base in Romania Sept. 20. McHugh met with both permanent party service members as well as those transiting through MK following a deployment in Afghanistan. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr., 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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Planes, Trains and Ferries: 1/1 CAV equipment arrives in Europe

BREMERHAVEN, Germany - Sgt. 1st Class Robin L. Blair, a watercraft engineer assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's transportation integration battalion and a native of Valley, Ala., watches an M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division disembark the "Arc Courage" vessel at Bremerhaven Port Sept. 23. The 371 pieces of equipment will continue forward to Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Lithuania and Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve and Combined Resolve III. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander Burnett, 21st TSC Public Affairs)

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