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Army Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, commanding general, 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), thanked the Soldiers of the 143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) for their efforts and accomplishments during a colors casing ceremony held May 10, 2014, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The ceremony signified the 143rd ESC's nine-month mission of conducting sustainment operations throughout Southwest Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Based out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 1st TSC with support elements of the 3rd ESC, from Fort Knox, Kentucky continues to provide single sustainment mission command for CENTCOM with headquarters in N.C., Kuwait and Afghanistan. (Released/U.S. Army photo by 143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Public Affairs)

CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – Soldiers of the 143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), based out of Orlando, Florida held a ceremony today casing their colors and signifying the end of their mission as a subordinate command for 1st Sustainment Command (Theater).

For the past nine months the 143rd ESC planned, prepared and executed operational sustainment support throughout Central Command’s area of responsibility in direct support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

The 143rd ESC, an operational Army Reserve command, redeploys back to the United States to provide mission command to more than 10,000 sustainment Soldiers across seven states in the southeast.

During the ceremony, Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, commanding general, 1st TSC, thanked Brig. Gen. Francisco A. Espaillat for taking care of the team and for providing caring and concerned leadership. He went on to address the Soldiers of the 143rd ESC.

“To the officers, NCOs, Soldiers and civilians that make up this great team – Thank you. Thank you for your sacrifices, and the sacrifices of your family in service to our nation. Please know that your efforts have made a significant difference,” said Williams.

Based out of Fort Bragg, N.C., the 1st TSC with support elements of the 3rd ESC, from Fort Knox, Kentucky continues to provide single sustainment mission command for CENTCOM with headquarters in N.C., Kuwait and Afghanistan.


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Date Taken:05.10.2014

Date Posted:05.11.2014 09:32

Location:CAMP ARIFJAN, KWGlobe

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