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451st Expeditionary Sustainment Command Wichita, KS

 

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Today, the Army Reserve celebrates 110 years of history in service to the Army and the Nation, evolving from a tiny corps of medical professionals into what is today a globally positioned and engaged operational reserve force.

Happy birthday to all of the dedicated Soldiers, Families, and employers of America’s Army Reserve!

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A little cold air and rain didn't stop the 451st ESC from completing the Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention 5k this morning at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas.

Brig. Gen. John Aarsen, the 451st ESC's commanding general, reminded the Soldiers that the command remains fully committed to eliminating sexual assault and harassment from its ranks.

451st ESC SAAPM 5k

A little cold air and rain didn't stop the 451st ESC from completing the Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention 5k this morning at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas.Brig. Gen. John Aarsen, the 451st ESC's commanding general, reminded the Soldiers that the command remains fully committed to eliminating sexual assault and harassment from its ranks.

Posted by 451st Expeditionary Sustainment Command on Saturday, April 21, 2018

The 451st ESC has said farewell to Maj. John Sucher (left), the command’s deputy judge advocate. Lt. Col. Kevin Thompson, the command’s judge advocate, presented Sucher with the Meritorious Service Medal for his accomplishments in the command.

Sucher is moving on to his next assignment at the 8th Legal Operations Detachment. Thank you for your service!

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Army Reserve 110th Birthday WOD

Are you up for the challenge? Here’s your #USARBirthday110 workout challenge! Tag us on your workout video before April 23rd for a chance to be featured on our page.#MondayMotivation

Posted by U.S. Army Reserve on Monday, April 16, 2018

Congratulations to U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Hillman for receiving his promotion!

His wife, Cecille Hillman, placed the new rank on his uniform during a ceremony at the 451st ESC headquarters.

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Family Readiness

Family readinessOur families play an important role in the readiness of America's Army Reserve. Check out LTG Charles D Luckey's message about family readiness below.

Posted by U.S. Army Reserve on Thursday, April 12, 2018

The 451st ESC is hosting two run/walk events April 21 at 8:00 a.m. on McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Dole Center’s outdoor track. The command will post direction signs.

The Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention 5k is for adults 18 and over, and the Month of the Military Child fun run/walk is for children 17 and under. These runs are open to any individual, regardless of military branch affiliation, who has access to the base with valid identification.

For additional information, email the 451st ESC Family Programs at usarmy.usarc.451-esc.list.family-program@mail.mil.

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This week marks 2018’s Days of Remembrance, and April 12 is Holocaust Remembrance Day. The year’s theme is “Learning from the Holocaust: legacy of perseverance.”

These days of remembrance are set aside to honor and remember the victims of the Holocaust and their liberators. We must never forget the great atrocity of which mankind is capable.

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The 451st ESC’S suicide prevention program provided risk reduction training for its subordinate units in Norman, Oklahoma.

Mitigating high-risk behaviors, fostering a positive climate, and optimizing performance are all shared responsibilities throughout the Army Reserve Family.

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Gold Star Spouses Day, April 5, is an opportunity for the Army Reserve to honor the surviving husbands and wives of fallen Soldiers.

Gold Star spouses are and will always be a part of the Army Family. The 451st ESC recognizes their courage and sacrifice, and the command is committed to supporting them while honoring the legacy of their loved ones.

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Army Reserve Soldiers from the 821st Transportation Battalion, a subordinate unit to the 451st ESC, performed vehicle maintenance during their battle assembly in Topeka, Kansas.

The intent of the event was to increase the 821st’s readiness and prepare its equipment for the unit’s upcoming annual training.

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The Army Reserve recognizes April as the Month of the Military Child. This month serves to underscore the important role children play throughout the military community.

The strength of our nation is built on the readiness and resilience of every member of the all-volunteer force, and this includes Army children. This year’s theme is “Brave Hearts, Resilient Souls.”

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The Army Reserve recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. This year’s theme is “Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission.”

Together, we must work to further reduce, with the goal to eliminate, sexual assault from our armed forces.

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SHARP: Treating everyone with dignity & respect

Together, this we'll defend.As #USArmyReserve Soldiers, we must sustain a positive command climate where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.Learn more here: https://go.usa.gov/xQrX6LTG Charles D Luckey

Posted by U.S. Army Reserve on Sunday, April 1, 2018

Army Reserve Soldiers from the 450th Movement Control Battalion, a subordinate unit to the 451st ESC, took their vehicles to the Tuttle Creek Off-road Vehicle Park in Randolph, Kansas to conduct drivers training.

Tuttle Creek ORV offered steep hills, mud piles, and rocky climbs for the Soldiers to gain confidence operating their vehicles over rough terrain. This training has increased the 450th’s readiness toward meeting future mission requirements.

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Spc. Kuper, from the 369th Transportation Company in Wichita, Kansas, changes a tire on a line-haul tractor truck. The purpose of vehicle maintenance is to preserve equipment and increase the unit’s readiness toward mission accomplishment.

The 369th is a subordinate unit to the 451st ESC.

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The 451st ESC’s equal opportunity team hosted a “U.S. Army Reserve Sisters In Arms” forum in observance of Women’s History Month at the command’s headquarters in Wichita, Kansas.

The forum provided local community members to meet and greet a strong and diverse panel of female Soldiers currently serving in the Army Reserve. The Army is dedicated to leveraging the strength of its diverse force and ensuring equal opportunity for all of its members.

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Army Reserve Soldiers from the 394th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, a subordinate unit to the 451st ESC, showed off their culinary expertise for a chance to be named the best field kitchen team in the Army Reserve at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas.

The U.S. Army Reserve Command chose the team from the 394th CSSB, based in Fremont, Nebraska, as one of four units to represent the Army Reserve in the 50th Philip A. Connelly competition. The evaluators from the Department of the Army will announce the winner in a few weeks.

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#WomensHistoryMonth:Sgt. Ruth Hanks is the fourth female Sentinel to guard The Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National CemeteryLearn more about women's contributions to this nation & the #USArmyReserve: https://go.usa.gov/xnuhC

Posted by U.S. Army Reserve on Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Army Reserve Soldiers from the 451st ESC and the 368th Financial Management Support Unit served as judges during the 22nd Annual Air Capital Drill Meet at Wichita West High School. Local Junior ROTC teams competed in the event.

To meet its readiness goals, the Army Reserve must continue to shape and grow the force of tomorrow.

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Army Reserve Soldiers from the 376th Transportation Company, a subordinate unit to the 451st ESC, traveled almost 2,500 miles from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington to Fort Knox, Kentucky while transporting equipment needed to support a training exercise.

The Army's first priority is readiness – ensuring that our Soldiers have the tools and training they need to deploy, fight, and win across the entire spectrum of conflict.

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