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CAMP ARIFJAN, KUWAIT, Nov 25, 2021 - “Spears Ready” Soldiers assigned to the Fort Bragg, N.C., based 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command enjoy their Thanksgiving meal at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on Nov. 25, 2021. 3rd ESC Soldiers have been deployed since August serving in support of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command.
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Katzenberger
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CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti (Nov. 25, 2021) – U.S. Army Spc. Patrick Rath, from Danbury, Conn., enjoys a Thanksgiving meal. Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti (CLDJ) serves as an expeditionary base for U.S. military forces providing support to ships, aircraft and personnel that ensure security throughout Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia. The base enables maritime and combat operations in the Horn of Africa while fostering positive U.S.-Africa relations.
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OKINAWA, Japan October 6, 2021- U.S. Marines and Sailors from across III Marine Expeditionary Force and elements of U.S. 7th Fleet executed Noble Jaguar, an integrated naval exercise in and around Japan, Sept. 27-30.
While closely monitoring simulated adversary activities, these forces received the order to rapidly mobilize and immediately began to move.
Read more: Exercise Noble Jaguar: Navy-Marine Corps team brings integrated lethality in the littorals
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COLCHESTER, Vt. September 28, 2021 – Shortly after the U.S. Army adopted the M17 service pistol in 2017 for active duty military troops and guard, new individual weapons qualifications required the use of dummy, drilled, inert (DDI) practice rounds before live-fire qualification - many of which jammed.
In November 2020, while helping snipers from 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry (Mountain), prepare for a national competition, Vermont Army National Guard Warrant Officer 3 Cara Krauss, state ammunition manager, noticed that DDI rounds failed to extract. The pistol upper receivers became inoperable "and could only be pushed back by applying force to the front of the pistol," Knauss said.
Read more: Vermont Guardsman Solves M17 Training Round Jamming Issue
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Fort Gordon, Georgia, August 2021- SupportOurTroops.Org was privileged to provide at no cost, including delivery, $196,784.64 of requested PPE to the servicemembers at Fort Gordon, Georgia. 44,928 8 oz. plastic bottles of gel hand sanitizer were delivered by the SOT Team to the base for servicemembers. A full tractor-trailer load of yellow ribbon troop support.
Read more: Fort Gordon Receives $196,784.64 of Free PPE from SupportOurTroops.Org!
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