21 TSC – 2021 in review

21st Theater Sustainment Command provides Covid-19 vaccinations to Afghan evacuees at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Sept. 26, 2021. Over 2,400 Afghan evacuees received the vaccine as they prepare for onward movement. The transit center provides a safe place for the evacuees to complete their paperwork while security screenings and background checks are conducted before they continue on to their final destination.
1st Lt. Bryant Sullivan, Kronos Troop, 2nd Calvary Regiment is part of the joint security force at Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, during Operation Allies Welcome. Security forces include MPs and engineers from 18th MP Brigade as well as units from 902nd Engineer Company from Grafenwöhr; 92nd MP Company from Kaiserslautern; the 529th and 571st MP companies out of Wiesbaden; 527th MP Company out of Hohenfels, and Soldiers from Kronos Troop, 2CR as well as German Feldjägers and the German Bundesweher.
Capt. Emily Copple, 23rd Modular Ordnance Ammunition Company Commander, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, leads the Operation Allies Welcome Female Engagement Team made up of Soldiers from the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade and 39th Transportation Battalion, 21st Theater Sustainment Command. The FET ensures a female Soldier presence at the temporary housing facilities at Rhine Ordnance Barracks and Ramstein Air Base for Afghan travelers at all times, helping to bridge cultural gaps and provide a supportive environment for men and women.
Lt. Col. Hardy Johnson, 21st Theater Sustainment Command Equal Opportunity Program Manager, left, and CW2 Regina Crump, 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center, right, prepare to perform skits that demonstrate U.S. cultural norms for Afghan travelers at Rhine Ordnance Barracks. Narrated by interpreters, the skits addressed the topics of domestic violence, child abuse and gender roles.
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ontario Conyer, 5th Quartermaster Theater Aerial Delivery Company makes a jump. Knights Brigade Soldiers assigned to 5th Quartermaster Theater Aerial Delivery Company conducted heavy drop operations and jumps in Pápa, Hungary as part of Swift Response and DEFENDER-Europe 21.
Logisticians and transporters from the 598th Transportation Brigade, Surface Deployment and Distribution Command and the 21st Theater Sustainment Command began offloading more than 1000 equipment items at the port in Gdansk, Poland, July 8, 2021. The equipment belongs to 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division who are deploying from Fort Riley, Kansas, during July 2021 in support of Atlantic Resolve. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Katelyn Myers)
From May 30 through June 4, 2021, the 30th Medical Brigade led multi-national troop response to a simulated battle scenario, including a mass casualty event, as a NATO medical evaluation team observed. Hanging in the balance was a NATO Role 2 Enhanced certification, validating the 512th FH as capable of providing advanced medical support in the field and meeting NATO’s medical doctrine of interoperability. Financial, technical and medical specialist shortages across the NATO nations have increased the profile of multinational support options.