529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Archive

  • FORT PICKETT, Va. — Brig. Gen. Walter Mercer, Virginia National Guard Assistant Adjutant General – Army, and Command Sergeant Maj. Cheyenne Johnson, Virginia Army National Guard State Command Sergeant Major, presented certificates to Virginia Army Guard units for outstanding performance in the regional Army Award for Maintenance Excellence Program Sept. 17, 2016, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The top units will […]

    Virginia Army Guard units recognized for maintenance excellence

    FORT PICKETT, Va. — Brig. Gen. Walter Mercer, Virginia National Guard Assistant Adjutant General – Army, and Command Sergeant Maj. Cheyenne Johnson, Virginia Army National Guard State Command Sergeant Major, presented certificates to Virginia Army Guard units for outstanding performance in the regional Army Award for Maintenance Excellence Program Sept. 17, 2016, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The top units will […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based Headquarters Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group took part in a 5K road race Sept. 11, 2016, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. “It was a nice event for Soldiers to compete as part of the unit’s physical training program and at the same time be […]

    529th CSSB Soldiers participate in 5K race to build teamwork

    SANDSTON, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based Headquarters Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group took part in a 5K road race Sept. 11, 2016, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. “It was a nice event for Soldiers to compete as part of the unit’s physical training program and at the same time be […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The last groups of approximately 30 Soldiers assigned to the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based Delta Platoon, 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group returned to Virginia Sept. 3, 2016, after serving on federal active duty at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, since November 2015. The platoon conducted security operations in support of […]

    Military police platoon returns from federal active duty in Cuba

    SANDSTON, Va. — The last groups of approximately 30 Soldiers assigned to the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based Delta Platoon, 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group returned to Virginia Sept. 3, 2016, after serving on federal active duty at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, since November 2015. The platoon conducted security operations in support of […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va.– Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion provide general support to the 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team during annual training June 4-18, 2016, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The mission provided the 529th CSSB an opportunity to execute its doctrinal mission of providing sustainment support to maneuver formations, and they worked […]

    529th CSSB supports 116th IBCT during annual training

    FORT PICKETT, Va.– Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion provide general support to the 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team during annual training June 4-18, 2016, at Fort Pickett, Virginia. The mission provided the 529th CSSB an opportunity to execute its doctrinal mission of providing sustainment support to maneuver formations, and they worked […]

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  • FORT BELVOIR, Va. – Virginia Army National Guard Soldiers from the Emporia-based 1710th Transportation Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group hauled and offloaded approximately $20 million worth of equipment for the Fort Belvoir-based 29th Infantry Division as part of their two-week annual training period, held Nov. 30 – Dec. 14, 2015. Nearly 100 of the unit’s […]

    Va. Guard transporters haul millions in equipment for 29th ID

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. – Virginia Army National Guard Soldiers from the Emporia-based 1710th Transportation Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group hauled and offloaded approximately $20 million worth of equipment for the Fort Belvoir-based 29th Infantry Division as part of their two-week annual training period, held Nov. 30 – Dec. 14, 2015. Nearly 100 of the unit’s […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe hosted receptions for families of deployed Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen Dec. 5 and 6, 2015, at Virginia’s Executive Mansion in Richmond, Virginia. Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Deputy Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Adam Thiel, Maj. Gen. Timothy […]

    Governor, First Lady host receptions for Va. Guard families

    RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe hosted receptions for families of deployed Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen Dec. 5 and 6, 2015, at Virginia’s Executive Mansion in Richmond, Virginia. Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Deputy Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Adam Thiel, Maj. Gen. Timothy […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Senior leaders from state government and the Virginia National Guard joined family members, friends and members of the community in bidding farewell to the Virginia Beach-based Delta Platoon, 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group Oct. 18, 2015, in Virginia Beach, Va., at a ceremony to mark their start of […]

    Va. Beach military police platoon begins federal active duty

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Senior leaders from state government and the Virginia National Guard joined family members, friends and members of the community in bidding farewell to the Virginia Beach-based Delta Platoon, 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group Oct. 18, 2015, in Virginia Beach, Va., at a ceremony to mark their start of […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va. — To prepare for their upcoming federal mobilization to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group completed more than 100 pre-mobilization tasks during their annual training held Aug. 1-20, 2015, at Fort Pickett, Va. The platoon of approximately 30 […]

    MP platoon prepares for federal duty in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

    FORT PICKETT, Va. — To prepare for their upcoming federal mobilization to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Virginia Beach-based 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group completed more than 100 pre-mobilization tasks during their annual training held Aug. 1-20, 2015, at Fort Pickett, Va. The platoon of approximately 30 […]

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  • CAMP PENDLETON, Va. — National Guard Soldiers from D.C, Maryland and Virginia joined Coast Guard personnel from across the country for a Unit Movement Officer Course hosted by the Virginia Army National Guard’s G4-Defense Movement Coordination Branch Aug. 3-7, 2015, at Camp Pendleton Collective Training Center in Virginia Beach. The weeklong course prepared servicemembers for the challenges of moving massive […]

    UMO course trains Soldiers, Coast Guard on logistics of deploying

    CAMP PENDLETON, Va. — National Guard Soldiers from D.C, Maryland and Virginia joined Coast Guard personnel from across the country for a Unit Movement Officer Course hosted by the Virginia Army National Guard’s G4-Defense Movement Coordination Branch Aug. 3-7, 2015, at Camp Pendleton Collective Training Center in Virginia Beach. The weeklong course prepared servicemembers for the challenges of moving massive […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — A platoon of approximately 30 Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group has received a mobilization order to enter active federal service for duty at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to an announcement made July 31, 2015, by Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the […]

    Va. Guard Soldiers based in Virginia Beach to mobilize for duty at Guantanamo Bay

    SANDSTON, Va. — A platoon of approximately 30 Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 229th Military Police Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group has received a mobilization order to enter active federal service for duty at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to an announcement made July 31, 2015, by Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Governor Terry McAuliffe presented the Governor’s National Service Medal to Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group July 12, 2015, in Virginia Beach, Va. The presentations were part of a Freedom Salute honoring the unit’s federal active duty service in Kuwait and Iraq from July 2014 […]

    Governor recognizes 529th CSSB at Freedom Salute

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Governor Terry McAuliffe presented the Governor’s National Service Medal to Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group July 12, 2015, in Virginia Beach, Va. The presentations were part of a Freedom Salute honoring the unit’s federal active duty service in Kuwait and Iraq from July 2014 […]

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  • BLACKSTONE, Va. – Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Blackstone-based 3647th Maintenance Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group have returned from a rigorous maintenance-focused annual training at the Sustainment Training Center at Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center in Johnston, Iowa. Approximately 100 Soldiers made the trip to Iowa and gained experience that will influence them […]

    Virginia National Guard maintainers reinforce skills at Camp Dodge

    BLACKSTONE, Va. – Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Blackstone-based 3647th Maintenance Company, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group have returned from a rigorous maintenance-focused annual training at the Sustainment Training Center at Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center in Johnston, Iowa. Approximately 100 Soldiers made the trip to Iowa and gained experience that will influence them […]

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  • FORT LEE, Va. — The Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group was one of eight units recognized as a Distinguished Unit of the Regiment during the Quartermaster Regimental Honors and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony June 5, 2015, at Fort Lee, Va. Brig. Gen. Ronald Kirklin, the 53rd Quartermaster General and Commandant […]

    529th CSSB recognized as a Distinguished Unit of the Regiment

    FORT LEE, Va. — The Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group was one of eight units recognized as a Distinguished Unit of the Regiment during the Quartermaster Regimental Honors and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony June 5, 2015, at Fort Lee, Va. Brig. Gen. Ronald Kirklin, the 53rd Quartermaster General and Commandant […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va. — Two transportation companies and one military police company from the 329th Regional Support Group conducted annual training May 16 to 27, 2015, at Fort Pickett, Va., and with each unit on a different readiness cycle, the company leaders were able to tailor their training to the specific needs of their Soldiers and assigned missions. Most of […]

    329th RSG units conduct AT at Fort Pickett

    FORT PICKETT, Va. — Two transportation companies and one military police company from the 329th Regional Support Group conducted annual training May 16 to 27, 2015, at Fort Pickett, Va., and with each unit on a different readiness cycle, the company leaders were able to tailor their training to the specific needs of their Soldiers and assigned missions. Most of […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The last group of Virginia National Guard Soldiers from the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group reunited with family, friends and fellow Soldiers in Virginia April 29, 2015, after serving on federal active duty in Kuwait since July 2014. During the deployment they planned and coordinated combat sustainment support for U.S. and […]

    Soldiers from Va. Beach-based 529th CSSB return to Virginia after federal deployment to Kuwait

    SANDSTON, Va. — The last group of Virginia National Guard Soldiers from the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group reunited with family, friends and fellow Soldiers in Virginia April 29, 2015, after serving on federal active duty in Kuwait since July 2014. During the deployment they planned and coordinated combat sustainment support for U.S. and […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Approximately 70 Soldiers assigned to the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group returned to the United States April 20, 2015, after serving on federal active duty in Kuwait since July 2014. During the deployment they planned and coordinated combat sustainment support for U.S. and coalition forces in Kuwait and […]

    Va. Beach-based 529th CSSB completes federal mission in Kuwait, returns to United States

    SANDSTON, Va. — Approximately 70 Soldiers assigned to the Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group returned to the United States April 20, 2015, after serving on federal active duty in Kuwait since July 2014. During the deployment they planned and coordinated combat sustainment support for U.S. and coalition forces in Kuwait and […]

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  • CAMP PENDLETON, Va. – The Virginia National Guard’s Camp Pendleton Collective Training Center hosted miles 7 through 9 of the annual Shamrock Marathon race series March 21-22. The staff at Camp Pendleton worked closely with the community and first responder agencies to support the marathon and associated races. Camp Pendleton headquarters staff synchronized security and communication operations with the city […]

    Camp Pendleton hosts thousands of runners for annual Shamrock Marathon

    CAMP PENDLETON, Va. – The Virginia National Guard’s Camp Pendleton Collective Training Center hosted miles 7 through 9 of the annual Shamrock Marathon race series March 21-22. The staff at Camp Pendleton worked closely with the community and first responder agencies to support the marathon and associated races. Camp Pendleton headquarters staff synchronized security and communication operations with the city […]

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  • BLACKSTONE, Va. – Securing more than $3,000 of issued military gear and equipment at homes can be a challenge, but for 2,400 Soldiers across the Virginia Army National Guard that’s about to change. As part of the $1.2 million dollar statewide effort to reduce property loss, more than 150 ventilated equipment lockers were installed March 18, 2015, at the Blackstone […]

    Equipment, clothing secured in new lockers at 19 readiness centers

    BLACKSTONE, Va. – Securing more than $3,000 of issued military gear and equipment at homes can be a challenge, but for 2,400 Soldiers across the Virginia Army National Guard that’s about to change. As part of the $1.2 million dollar statewide effort to reduce property loss, more than 150 ventilated equipment lockers were installed March 18, 2015, at the Blackstone […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Brig. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, and Brig. Gen. Walter L. Mercer, Assistant Adjutant General – Army, announced March 4, 2015, the following officers have been selected for battalion command in the Virginia Army National Guard: – Lt. Col. Matthew Lutz will take command of the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion. […]

    New Va. Army Guard battalion command selections announced

    SANDSTON, Va. — Brig. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, and Brig. Gen. Walter L. Mercer, Assistant Adjutant General – Army, announced March 4, 2015, the following officers have been selected for battalion command in the Virginia Army National Guard: – Lt. Col. Matthew Lutz will take command of the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion. […]

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  • RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe hosted a reception for families of deployed Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen Dec. 20, 2014, at Virginia’s Executive Mansion in Richmond, Va. Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Deputy Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Adam Thiel, Brig. Gen. Timothy P. […]

    Governor, First Lady host reception for families of deployed Va. Guard personnel

    RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe hosted a reception for families of deployed Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen Dec. 20, 2014, at Virginia’s Executive Mansion in Richmond, Va. Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Deputy Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Adam Thiel, Brig. Gen. Timothy P. […]

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