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    General surveys retrograde operations at Afghan rail port



    Story by Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Lawn 

    1st Theater Sustainment Command

    JCOP HAIRATAN, Afghanistan - Maj. Timothy Christensen, Manchester, Conn., native, and Afghan rail advisory team director, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, and Brig. Gen. Duane Gamble, 1st TSC, deputy commanding general, native of Arbutus, Md., survey Afghan Northern Distribution Network Rail Port 2, managed by Afghanistan Ministry of Customs and Industry, for future retrograde operations during a Regional Command North battlefield circulation, Oct. 14, 2013.

    The port survey, security, and support element was comprised of joint, active duty, Army National Guard and Army Reserve combat enabling and support soldiers.

    The active duty soldiers were assigned to 2nd Platoon, Cherokee Troop, 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, from Fort Knox, Ky., the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Knox, Ky., and the 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

    The Army National Guard soldiers were from the 1230th Transportation Company, Georgia Army National Guard, from Thomasville, Ga., and a combined leadership, survey team of active duty Army and Army Reserve combat sustainer soldiers from the 1st Theater Sustainment Command, from Fort Bragg, N.C. The joint team came together to survey the rail port and provide subject matter expert guidance on future retrograde operations.



    Date Taken: 10.14.2013
    Date Posted: 10.28.2013 06:05
    Story ID: 115817
    Location: JCOP HAIRATAN, AF
    Hometown: ARBUTUS, MD, US
    Hometown: MANCHESTER, CT, US

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