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Soldiers from the 16th Sustainment Brigade assigned to the 260th Movement Control Team receive a safety brief from the 838th Transportation Battalion Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) as they assist with the transport, offload, and processing of over 1,250 equipment items assigned to the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, at the port of Vlissingen, Netherlands, on January 10, 2023.<br>
		  The 2/1 CD from Fort Hood, Texas, will go throughout Europe to support Atlantic Resolve.(U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Yeadon)

Soldiers from the 16th Sustainment Brigade assigned to the 260th Movement Control Team receive a safety brief from the 838th Transportation Battalion Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) as they assist with the transport, offload, and processing of over 1,250 equipment items assigned to the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, at the port of Vlissingen, Netherlands, on January 10, 2023.
The 2/1 CD from Fort Hood, Texas, will go throughout Europe to support Atlantic Resolve.(U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Yeadon)

Vlissingen Port Operations Showcase U.S.-Netherlands and Joint Force Interoperability

Story by Eleanor Prohaska, 21st Theater Sustainment Command

January 11, 2023

The Motor Vessel Leroy A. Mendonca delivered more than 1,200 vehicles and pieces of equipment, including M1 Abrams main battle tanks, Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and a range of wheeled vehicles belonging to the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Calvary Division deployed to Europe, this week at the port in Vlissingen, Netherlands. The 2nd ABCT, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, replaces the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, as part of a regular rotation of forces to support the United States’ commitment to Atlantic Resolve. Additional equipment is scheduled to arrive during the coming weeks at ports in Aarhus, Denmark and Riga, Latvia for onward movement to Eastern Europe.

The 21st Theater Sustainment Command, British Armed Forces and Ian Garnett, Logistics Functional Area Services instructor, take a photo during LOGFAS training on Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, December 13, 2022. LOGFAS is an essential NATO tool to support movement, transportations, and sustainment used for future missions and exercises such as Defender Europe 23. (U.S. Army photo by Natalie Weaver, 21st Theater Sustainment Command

The 21st Theater Sustainment Command, British Armed Forces and Ian Garnett, Logistics Functional Area Services instructor, take a photo during LOGFAS training on Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, December 13, 2022. LOGFAS is an essential NATO tool to support movement, transportations, and sustainment used for future missions and exercises such as Defender Europe 23. (U.S. Army photo by Natalie Weaver, 21st Theater Sustainment Command)

US and UK put emphasis on logistics to prepare for multinational movements

Story by Natalie Weaver, 21st Theater Sustainment Command

December 19, 2022

The 21st Theater Sustainment Command invited British Armed Forces to participate in a two-week joint training on NATO logistics tool, Logistics Functional Area Services, to prepare for Defender Europe 23 on Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern Germany, December 5-16, 2022.

The three-phase training included 15 U.K. and U.S. military members and began with online instruction. Phase two was a two-week course to study a nation’s data used in a multinational setting at Royal Air Force Brize Norton in October 2022.

The two forces got to know each other well after four weeks of in-person training.

U.S. Army Sgt. Caden Otjen, a motor transport operator with Charlie Company, 68th DSSB, waits for instruction during a convoy exercise in an M-ATV near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Dec. 11, 2022. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Ryan Scribner)

U.S. Army Sgt. Caden Otjen, a motor transport operator with Charlie Company, 68th DSSB, waits for instruction during a convoy exercise in an M-ATV near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Dec. 11, 2022. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Ryan Scribner)

Just Keep Truckin’ On With Charlie Company 68th DSSB

Story by Spc. Ryan Scribner, 369th Sustainment Brigade

December 15, 2022

CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- Thirty-six U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Charlie Company 68th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, enhanced their strategic proficiency during tactical convoy training exercises held from early November till mid-December, 2022 at ranges near Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

The purpose of the training operation was to test and validate the proficiency of the 12 vehicle crews with C Co 68th DSSB that participated in the tactical convoy training exercises.

An armored vehicle is unloaded at the port of Thessaloniki during Reception, Staging, and Onward Movement operations on November 25, 2022. The 21st Theater Sustainment Command received more than 2,400 armored vehicles and equipment items into the European theater during simultaneous port operations in Alexandroupoli and Thessaloniki, Greece and Gdynia, Poland in support of Atlantic Resolve. (Hellenic Army photo by Col. Vasilis Yaglis)

An armored vehicle is unloaded at the port of Thessaloniki during Reception, Staging, and Onward Movement operations on November 25, 2022. The 21st Theater Sustainment Command received more than 2,400 armored vehicles and equipment items into the European theater during simultaneous port operations in Alexandroupoli and Thessaloniki, Greece and Gdynia, Poland in support of Atlantic Resolve. (Hellenic Army photo by Col. Vasilis Yaglis)

U.S. Army equipment arrives with economic opportunity in Greece

Story by Eleanor Prohaska, 21st Theater Sustainment Command

December 14, 2022

The 21st Theater Sustainment Command received more than 2,400 armored vehicles and equipment items into the European theater during simultaneous port operations in Alexandroupoli and Thessaloniki, Greece and Gdynia, Poland to support an Atlantic Resolve rotational deployment in November. Even as 21st TSC staged the equipment for rapid onward movement across the European continent, Area Support Group Balkans, 21st TSC, 409th Contracting Support Brigade and the U.S. Consulate General, Thessaloniki partnered with the Thessaloniki Chamber of Commerce and Industry to welcome Greek-owned businesses’ support of U.S. military missions, and ensure they had access to associated economic opportunities.

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