143d ESC Soldiers prepare to deploy
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Patrick Sperduto, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), shakes hands with fellow Soldiers on the tarmac at Orlando International Airport Feb. 25, 2018. Sperduto joined approximately 200 Soldiers from the 143d ESC who boarded a pair of charter planes bound for Killeen, Texas. The troops will spend several weeks conducting indvidual and collective training at Ft. Hood, Texas, to better prepare them to oversee sustainment operations for hundreds of American and allied units operating throughout Central Command's theater of operations. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Ian Shay, 143d ESC).