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Brig. Gen. Rodney Fogg and Command Sgt. Maj. Terry Burton, the command team for the 13th SC(E), uncase the unit’s colors during a ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

13th SC(E) uncases unit colors in Kuwait


CAMP ARIFIJAN, Kuwait - The 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) unfurled its colors during an uncasing ceremony Wednesday at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, marking the assumption of their mission supporting the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) in the U.S. Central Command area.

The 13th SC(E) from Fort Hood, led by Brig. Gen. Rodney Fogg and Command Sgt. Maj. Terry Burton, is providing operational support for the 1st TSC-Operational Command Post, the forward command headquarters of the senior logistics command for the Central Command's area of responsibility.

The 1st TSC-OCP executes operational sustainment support, conducts Coalition/Joint Reception, Staging, and Onward Movement, redeployment, retrograde, and re-posture of forces, materiel, and sustainment infrastructure in order to support ongoing operations throughout the CENTCOM area of responsibility.

During the deployment, the 13th SC(E) will augment organic 1st TSC Soldiers, making up an estimated 25 percent of the man-power for the forward deployed command.


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Hood Happenings

NEW YEAR'S BOWLING

The Phantom Warrior Lanes will host its New Year's Eve Bowling Party beginning at 10 p.m., Dec. 31, until 1:30 a.m., Jan. 1. The cost is $75 per lane, which includes unlimited bowling, shoe rental, chicken wings and pizza for up to five bowlers per lane. The party is open to all DoD identification card holders and their guests. Reserve a lane by calling 287-3424. Phantom Warrior Lanes is located just inside the Clear Creek Gate.

MLK OBSERVANCE

The 1st Medical Brigade will host a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance at 1:30 p.m., Jan. 15, at Club Hood. For more information, call 287-6242.

MEGA JOB FAIR

The next Fort Hood Soldier For Life-Transition Assistance Program Mega Job Fair is scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Jan. 21, at Club Hood. For more information, call the Fort Hood TAP at 288-2227.

NATURE IN LIGHTS

Enjoy the drive through more than 5.5 miles of holiday-inspired scenes. Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area is once again transformed into a winter wonderland to be enjoyed by all. Patrons can view the displays nightly from 5:30-11 p.m. Nov. 14-Jan. 4. The gate fee is $7 for a car, minivan or pickup; $18 for a limo, RV or 15-passenger van; $30 for a 24-passenger van; and $50 for a 47-passenger van or larger bus. The display is open to the public. For more information, call 287-2523, or visit Fort Hood MWR.

ROAD CLOSURE

Reconstruction on some the installation's storm water systems has begun and requires closing Support Avenue from 58th Street to 62nd Street, and 62nd Street from Support Avenue to just past the southern entrance to the Abrams Physical Fitness Center. Construction begins this week, should be completed by late May and the streets will remain closed that time.

COMMUNITY HEALTH SURVEY

III Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland encourages the entire community to take part in a communitywide behavioral health survey, which began Dec. 8 and continues until Dec. 26.

The survey, part of the U.S. Army Public Health Command's Behavioral Health Surveillance Plan in the wake of the April 2 shootings on the installation, can be accessed by typing into your web-browser the following link: Fort Hood Behavioral Health Surveillance Screening

Soldiers, spouses, Family members (18 years old or older), Department of Army civilians, contractors and community members working and living on or around Fort Hood are asked to participate. The survey will take approximately 15-30 minutes to complete, and all responses will remain completely confidential.

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