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As part of their "Every Soldier is an Ambassador" program, 28th Infantry Division Soldiers deployed with Task Force Spartan - OSS will be volunteering to spend time with critically ill children at local hospitals in Kuwait.

#100DaysofService

#ICYMI The U.S. Army announced a new physical fitness test this week -- the Army Combat Fitness Test.

The U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training answers some of the most common questions that Soldiers, veterans, and civilians had about the ACFT:

Today's Sustainer magazine features stories and photos of U.S. Army Sustainment Soldiers as they support the 1st Theater Sustainment Command mission in the U.S. Central Command region. Check out the inagural issue!

“A HIMARS (High Mobility Artillery Rocket System) 24-hour dry-fire operation gives the crews a chance to perfect their craft...”

U.S. Army Soldiers with the 65th Field Artillery Brigade worked through long hours and the heat of the Middle East to hone their skills during Exercise Golden Sparrow:

In this month's U.S. Army Central Update, Sgt. James Larimer reports on the 2018 USARCENT #BestWarrior Competition.

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U.S. Army Central hosted leaders from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait and Lebanon to discuss emerging threats and interoperability during the 2018 Senior Strategy Session this week. Guest speakers included experts from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA), United States Institute of Peace, State Department- Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, U.S. Army War College and the Strategic Studies Institute.

U.S. Army Soldiers faced a different set of physical challenges while striving to earn the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge this week at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

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At Camp Taji in Iraq, Soldiers from the 321st Sustainment Brigade are part of Task Force Warrior, with the mission of advising and assisting the Iraqi army with improving their logistical and sustainment capabilities.

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The Army Field Support Battalion-Afghanistan's Traffic Management Office plays an essential part in equipping the warfighter with the best and most reliable equipment throughout Afghanistan.

Read more about how they support U.S. Army #readiness here: http://www.army.mil/article/208383

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#OnThisDay in history - President Abraham Lincoln signed into law a measure which would establish the U.S. Army Medal of Honor.

Since our activation in 1918, heroic acts of bravery have earned several USARCENT / Third Army Soldiers this prestigious award.
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U.S. Army Soldiers have gathered again at Camp Arifjan in pursuit of the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge.

First up was the 100 meter swim event:

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The 2018 Senior Strategy Session – Arabian Peninsula/Levant continued in Arlington, Virginia with representatives from military, academia, and industry engaging in discussion on the complexities of the region and sharing lessons learned from past operations.

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When Soldiers deploy to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, there are several preparations that are essential in ensuring a successful transition.

For the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team this meant drawing equipment from the Army Prepositioned Stock located nearby...

“For me, it’s an opportunity to be mentored by and mentor other Soldiers in ARCENT. We’re all imperfect and each of us has something to give to the other...”

U.S. Army Central relaunched the Sisters in Arms program, a professional development forum which promotes leadership, education, training, and mentorship - not only for female #Soldiers, but all of the USARCENT community.

More here: http://www.usarcent.army.mil/News/Article/1571581

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U.S. Army Central celebrated 100 years of the U.S. Army Warrant Officer Corps during a ceremony this week at Patton Hall.

Established during World War I by an act of Congress, today's Warrant Officers are highly specialized technicians spanning 17 different Army branches and 44 specialties.

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Day two of the 2018 Senior Strategy Session - Arabian Peninsula / Levant brought together military leaders and experts to discuss coordination, interoperability, and deterring security threats in the region.

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U.S. and Kuwaiti #Soldiers sharpened their chemical and biological weapons defense skills during a recent training focused on decontamination and caring for casualties of a weapons of mass destruction events.

The newly approved U.S. Army Combat Fitness test (ACFT) will directly connect fitness with combat readiness for all #Soldiers.

Which of the six events are you most looking forward to? 💪https://www.army.mil/article/208189

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Today is the 1-year anniversary of the liberation of #Mosul #Iraq from the brutal terror of #Daesh and thwart the global ambitions of Abu Baker al-Bagdhadi. After establishing the first Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve - عملية العزم الصلبheadquarters in Iraq in 2014, we are proud of and grateful for our troops and #Coalition partners and their resolve in working towards lasting peace and stability for all Iraqi people. #AfterDaesh #USARCENTury

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The 401st Army Field Support Brigade and 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team have been watching the sun rise over #APS5's ready combat power for the last couple of weeks.

After 19 long nights of issuing an entire U.S. Army ABCT equipment set, all that's left to do is finalize the paperwork. The Configured for Combat concept has paid off, allowing the large-scale issue to happen faster and more effectively than ever before.

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Military and government leaders provided opening remarks at the 2018 Senior Strategy Session – Arabian Peninsula / Levant today in Arlington, Va.

Over the four-day conference, speakers and participants will engage in discussions centering on the complexities and lessons learned from Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental and Multinational (JIIM) efforts during ongoing theater campaigns that have global implications.

U.S. Army | U.S. Central Command | Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA) | U.S. Department of State

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Jump start your week with a look at what U.S. Army Central has been doing this month across the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

#MondayMotivation

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Sisters in Arms is a professional forum in which female service members, civilians and contractors empower each other to be successful through leadership, education, training and mentoring.

USARCENT's chapter of Sisters in Arms held a meeting at Patton Hall last week with Brig. Gen. Leela Gray, USARCENT AREC Director, as the guest speaker.

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The 449th Combat Aviation Brigade provides aviation strategic partnership training with regional military partners throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

Read about their recent experience working side-by-side with the Royal Jordanian Air Force:

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