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  • November

    Veterans working for the support of Veterans

    Maximizing the efforts and emphasizing the importance of a team's skillset across the Afghanistan theater, all in support of Veterans and their stability.
  • February

    Last 2 Ebola treatment units completed

    U.S. and international agencies carrying out Operation United Assistance have wrapped up work on the final two of 10 Ebola treatment units in Liberia, a top engineer with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) said Jan. 23. Europe District’s Forward Engineer Support Team-Advanced played a part by providing technical expertise.
  • December

    Clock winds down as elite engineering team readies for deployment

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – As 2014 departs, so will 12 members of the 542nd Forward Engineering Support Team – Advanced (FEST-A), who deploy to Kuwait in January for more than six months to provide specialized technical engineering support for the Central Command area of responsibility.
  • February

    Baltimore District team deploys to support an overseas contingency operation

    A nine-person team of specialists deployed Feb. 8 to support a U.S. Army -- Central Command mission. Known as the 71st Engineer Detachment now under the command of Maj. Timika Wilson, the FEST-A (Forward Engineer Support Team -- Advanced) team flew to Kuwait enroute to Amman, Jordan, to replace a similar team from Europe District.
  • September

    Europe District Forward Engineer Support Team deploys to Jordan

    WIESBADEN, Germany - After a swift training stint and buildup this summer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District's Forward Engineer Support Team-Advanced is on the move again. The 16-member unit recently left for a six-month deployment to Amman, Jordan, where it's part of a special U.S. task force set up to build the nation's capabilities and help provide aid for thousands of refugees pouring in from neighboring Syria, which remains locked in a bloody civil war that's claimed more than 100,000 lives.
  • August

    565th Engineer Detachment (FEST-A) conducts route recon

    Two members of the 565th Engineer Detachment (Forward Engineer Support Team-Advance) conducted a route recon mission in Shah Wali Kot district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan on July 26, 2012.