529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Archive

  • 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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  • CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – The 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, a Virginia Army National Guard unit from Virginia Beach, Va., took the reins from the 751st CSSB, a South Carolina Army National Guard unit from Columbia, S. C., in a transfer of authority ceremony Aug. 11, 2014, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. “We are excited to take over the mission,” said […]

    529th CSSB unfurls colors, begins mission in Kuwait

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait – The 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, a Virginia Army National Guard unit from Virginia Beach, Va., took the reins from the 751st CSSB, a South Carolina Army National Guard unit from Columbia, S. C., in a transfer of authority ceremony Aug. 11, 2014, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. “We are excited to take over the mission,” said […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH—Family members, friends, fellow Soldiers and senior state government and military leaders bid farewell to the Virginia National Guard’s Camp Pendleton-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group June 22, 2014, in Virginia Beach. Approximately 70 Soldiers of the 529th are scheduled to report to Fort Hood, Texas, for 30 to 45 days of mobilization training before […]

    529th CSSB Soldiers depart for federal duty in Kuwait

    VIRGINIA BEACH—Family members, friends, fellow Soldiers and senior state government and military leaders bid farewell to the Virginia National Guard’s Camp Pendleton-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group June 22, 2014, in Virginia Beach. Approximately 70 Soldiers of the 529th are scheduled to report to Fort Hood, Texas, for 30 to 45 days of mobilization training before […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group will conduct a departure ceremony June 22, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Birdneck Elementary School located at 957 S. Birdneck Road in Virginia Beach. Approximately 70 Soldiers assigned to the 529th CSSB received a mobilization order in November 2013 to enter federal […]

    Virginia Beach-based 529th CSSB to conduct departure ceremony June 22

    SANDSTON, Va. — The Virginia National Guard’s Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group will conduct a departure ceremony June 22, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Birdneck Elementary School located at 957 S. Birdneck Road in Virginia Beach. Approximately 70 Soldiers assigned to the 529th CSSB received a mobilization order in November 2013 to enter federal […]

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  • EMPORIA, Va. — Family members, friends, civic leaders and Virginia National Guard leaders attended a Freedom Salute ceremony to honor the Virginia National Guard’s Emporia-based 1710th Transportation Company June 8, 2014, at the Greensville County High School gymnasium in Emporia. Approximately 150 Soldiers of the 1710th Trans. Co. returned to Virginia Feb. 22, 2014, after conducting transportation support operations in […]

    Freedom Salute honors 1710th Transportation Company Soldiers, family members

    EMPORIA, Va. — Family members, friends, civic leaders and Virginia National Guard leaders attended a Freedom Salute ceremony to honor the Virginia National Guard’s Emporia-based 1710th Transportation Company June 8, 2014, at the Greensville County High School gymnasium in Emporia. Approximately 150 Soldiers of the 1710th Trans. Co. returned to Virginia Feb. 22, 2014, after conducting transportation support operations in […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Approximately 150 Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Emporia-based 1710th Transportation Company will gather Sunday, June 8, 2014, at the Greensville County High School gymnasium located at 403 Harding Street in Emporia at 10 a.m. to conduct a Freedom Salute in honor of their service in Afghanistan. The Soldiers returned to Virginia Feb. 22, 2014, after conducting […]

    Freedom Salute to honor Emporia-based National Guard 1710th Transportation Company service in Afghanistan

    SANDSTON, Va. — Approximately 150 Soldiers from the Virginia National Guard’s Emporia-based 1710th Transportation Company will gather Sunday, June 8, 2014, at the Greensville County High School gymnasium located at 403 Harding Street in Emporia at 10 a.m. to conduct a Freedom Salute in honor of their service in Afghanistan. The Soldiers returned to Virginia Feb. 22, 2014, after conducting […]

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Deputy Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Adam K. Thiel presented certificates of recognition signed by Governor Terry McAuliffe to representatives from the top company-level units in the Virginia Army National Guard during the 40th Annual Virginia National Guard Enlisted Association Conference banquet held April 26, 2014, in Virginia Beach. Units earning the state-level […]

    Top Va. Guard personnel and units recognized

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Deputy Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Adam K. Thiel presented certificates of recognition signed by Governor Terry McAuliffe to representatives from the top company-level units in the Virginia Army National Guard during the 40th Annual Virginia National Guard Enlisted Association Conference banquet held April 26, 2014, in Virginia Beach. Units earning the state-level […]

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  • FORT PICKETT, Va. — Soldiers from the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion conducted their final field training exercises from March 2-23, 2014, at Fort Pickett to prepare for their upcoming federal mobilization to Kuwait. The three-week annual training period focused on Army Warrior Tasks, battle drills, mandatory briefings and online training. Approximately 70 Soldiers will begin serving on […]

    529th CSSB Soldiers prepare for federal mobilization

    FORT PICKETT, Va. — Soldiers from the Virginia Beach-based 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion conducted their final field training exercises from March 2-23, 2014, at Fort Pickett to prepare for their upcoming federal mobilization to Kuwait. The three-week annual training period focused on Army Warrior Tasks, battle drills, mandatory briefings and online training. Approximately 70 Soldiers will begin serving on […]

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  • SANDSTON, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers from the Emporia-based 1710th Transportation Company reunite with family, friends and fellow Guard Soldiers Feb. 22, 2014, in Richmond after serving on federal active duty in Afghanistan since June 2013. The company returned to the United States Feb. 15, and approximately 145 Soldiers returned to airports closest to their home of record. A […]

    Soldiers from 1710th Trans. Co. return to Virginia from duty in Afghanistan

    SANDSTON, Va. — Virginia National Guard Soldiers from the Emporia-based 1710th Transportation Company reunite with family, friends and fellow Guard Soldiers Feb. 22, 2014, in Richmond after serving on federal active duty in Afghanistan since June 2013. The company returned to the United States Feb. 15, and approximately 145 Soldiers returned to airports closest to their home of record. A […]

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  • CAMP PENDLETON, Va. — Family members, friends, fellow Soldiers and Virginia Guard senior leaders bid a formal farewell to the Soldiers of the Virginia Beach-based 1945th Contingency Contracting Team, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group, Feb. 8, 2014, at Camp Pendleton in Virginia Beach. The four-Soldier team will travel to Camp Shelby, Miss., for premobilization training before […]

    1945th CCT departs for Afghanistan mission

    CAMP PENDLETON, Va. — Family members, friends, fellow Soldiers and Virginia Guard senior leaders bid a formal farewell to the Soldiers of the Virginia Beach-based 1945th Contingency Contracting Team, 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 329th Regional Support Group, Feb. 8, 2014, at Camp Pendleton in Virginia Beach. The four-Soldier team will travel to Camp Shelby, Miss., for premobilization training before […]

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