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    Hometown Hero: SSG Brandon Caldwell

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    Photo By Sgt. Connie Jones | Staff Sgt. Brandon Caldwell, 184th Sustainment Command, is the noncommissioned officer...... read more read more

    CAMP ARIFJAN, KUWAIT

    07.08.2019

    Story by Sgt. Connie Jones 

    184th Sustainment Command

    Staff Sgt. Brandon Caldwell is deployed with 184th Sustainment Command to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, as a multi-class material manager for 1st Theater Sustainment Command's Operational Command Post. He oversees material management for Patriot missile defense and ensures direct support and placement of all critical Patriot missile items.

    The 184th Sustainment Command assumed responsibility of daily sustainment operations throughout the Middle East in December of 2018. The unit serves as the operational command post for the Ft. Knox-based 1st Theater Sustainment Command and manages the day-to-day sustainment operations theater wide. The area of responsibility includes 20 countries, including Iraq and Syria, with four ongoing U.S. military operations, covering 4.5 million square miles, 550 million people, and 22 ethnic groups speaking 18 different languages.

    The 1st TSC supplies everything from food, water and medicine to vehicles and repair parts so warfighters can accomplish their mission. They manage the ports, flights, and customs points needed to keep people and equipment moving 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They also legal support as well as support in the areas of financial management, human resources, humanitarian aid distribution, host-nation engagements, and medical care for troops and civilians within the command.

    The unit is expected to return later this year.

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    Date Taken: 07.08.2019
    Date Posted: 07.08.2019 14:56
    Story ID: 330444
    Location: CAMP ARIFJAN, KW 
    Hometown: TUPELO, MS, US

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    Hometown Hero: SSG Brandon Caldwell