17 Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (Official)

17 Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (Official) The 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
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The 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion was Constituted 25 July 1941 in the Regular Army as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 7th Ordnance Battalion. Activated 1 August 1941 at Birmingham, Alabama. Inactivated 25 March 1946 in India. Activated 20 September 1950 at Fort Benning, Georgia. Inactivated 1 December 1954 in Germany. Activated 15 September 1960 at Fort Benning, Georgia. Inactivated 25 March 1964 at Homestead Air Force Base, Florida. Redesignated 1 May 1965 as Headquarters, 7th Maintenance Battalion. Activated 15 July 1965 in Thailand. Reorganized and redesignated 1 September 1966 as Headquarters and Main Support Company, 7th Maintenance Battalion. Inactivated 25 June 1971 in Thailand. Redesignated 16 October 1986 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 7th Maintenance Battalion, and activated at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 1989 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company 7th Maintenance Battalion. Reorganized and redesignated 16 October 1993 as Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 7th Corps Support Battalion. In July 2006, the 17th Corps Support Battalion was reorganized at Fort Richardson, Alaska. In October 2006, the unit was redesignated as the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion. Battalion Crest: Description/Blazon A gold metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a gold Burmese lion on a gold pedestal in front of a gold wheel on a red disc. In base a gold scroll bearing the inscription "READY RELIABLE EXACT" in black letters. Symbolism Crimson is a color traditionally associated with Maintenance organizations, the original allocation of the unit. The predecessor Battalion's service in World War II is symbolized by the wheel (dharma chakra) for India and the Burmese lion for Burma. The pedestal alludes to support and refers to the organization's basic mission. Background The distinctive unit insignia was originally approved for the 7th Maintenance Battalion on 30 December 1966. It was amended to revise the description and symbolism on 31 December 1992. The insignia was redesignated with the symbolism revised for the 17th Support Battalion effective 16 October 1993. Battalion Motto: Always Ready!

Mission: 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion provides area support for Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson and Fort Wainwright Alaska.

HHC conducts their first company ACFT
01/31/2020

HHC conducts their first company ACFT

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson JBER (official)
01/31/2020

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson JBER (official)

Did you know there's an ice rink by Polar Bowl?

The 17 CSSB Battalion Ball is coming up! Let us know in the comments which ball souvenir you would prefer. We will be ta...
01/29/2020

The 17 CSSB Battalion Ball is coming up! Let us know in the comments which ball souvenir you would prefer. We will be tallying up the votes on 3 February, so let us know soon!

JBER Life
01/29/2020

JBER Life

Join our team! We're in search of friendly new faces to join our JBER community.

Find the perfect opportunity for you at the Job Fair!
Explore available career options, meet our amazing hiring team, and get your tentative job offer.

Moose Run Golf Course • 27000 Arctic Valley Rd
Wed 29 Jan • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

For additional questions or concerns, please call 552.4563

Congratulations to the Soldiers from 545th who have graduated with their Combatives Basic Course certificates! From left...
01/29/2020

Congratulations to the Soldiers from 545th who have graduated with their Combatives Basic Course certificates! From left to right: SGT Cobb, SPC Paul, SPC Shaw, SPC Spencer, SPC Lymanm, SGT Guzman, and SGT Cobbs. Not pictured: PFC Wright and SPC Hayes.

486th MCT conducts Air Force training
01/29/2020

486th MCT conducts Air Force training

545th MPs conduct a roadblock/checkpoint class
01/29/2020

545th MPs conduct a roadblock/checkpoint class

486th MCT awards Soldiers who supported the Arctic Anvil exercise
01/29/2020

486th MCT awards Soldiers who supported the Arctic Anvil exercise

HHC Soldiers zero and qualify on their weapons
01/29/2020

HHC Soldiers zero and qualify on their weapons

HHC conducts combatives PT
01/29/2020

HHC conducts combatives PT

01/27/2020

Good morning our Ready, Reliable, Exact family!! There will be a spouse forum tomorrow. If you are interested and want more details, please inbox us

Congratulations to the senior leaders who completed the Cold Weather Orientation Course this week earning their Artic Ta...
01/18/2020

Congratulations to the senior leaders who completed the Cold Weather Orientation Course this week earning their Artic Tab.
Pictured left to right: CPT Boyer, 545th MP DET CDR, 1SG Butler, 9AB 1SG, CPT Flink, 28th MP/549th MWD CDR, LTC Hull, BN CDR, CSM Cade, BN CSM, CPT Champa, and CPT Lee, HHC CDR

HHC NCOs certify to grade the upcoming diagnostic company ACFT.
01/15/2020

HHC NCOs certify to grade the upcoming diagnostic company ACFT.

HHC recognizes SGT Smith for volunteering and leading Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training for a year
01/15/2020

HHC recognizes SGT Smith for volunteering and leading Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training for a year

HHC recognizes SSG Chaffee and SSG Breha for commitment to mission during Arctic Anvil
01/15/2020

HHC recognizes SSG Chaffee and SSG Breha for commitment to mission during Arctic Anvil

486th MCT conducts CLS training on how to evaluate a hypothermic casualty.
01/15/2020

486th MCT conducts CLS training on how to evaluate a hypothermic casualty.

486th MCT & 574th QM conducts CLS training!
01/10/2020

486th MCT & 574th QM conducts CLS training!

Quality of Life
01/10/2020
Quality of Life

Quality of Life

JBER is a finalist for the Air Force's 2020 Commander-in-Chief's Installation Excellence Award! As a finalist we have received $750,000 to use for Quality of Life projects across the installation. The winner will receive an additional $500,000! As an essential part of the JBER community, we want YOU...

JBER Life
01/09/2020

JBER Life

SURPRIZE! 🥳

Enjoy an evening of FREE Bowling on us!
Head to the Polar Bowl (BLDG. 7476) between 4 - 7 p.m. for FREE games and lots of fun. Don't miss out! 🎳

Congratulations to SGT Bedrich and SSG Vasquez of HHC/205th on their promotions!
01/08/2020

Congratulations to SGT Bedrich and SSG Vasquez of HHC/205th on their promotions!

01/06/2020
JBER Life

JBER Life

Hey JBER! Please be advised,

Iditarod DFAC will be grab & go ONLY today due to a damaged pipe in the facility. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

JBER Life
01/05/2020

JBER Life

SURPRIZE!!

Enjoy FREE rentals and lift tickets TODAY at Hillberg Ski Area!
Hit the slopes with the whole family 🏂⛷

Only available from 12-5 p.m. so don't wait!
We'll see you there 😁

HHC hosted their Christmas Party tonight at the Warrior Zone. Job well done #firedup
12/20/2019

HHC hosted their Christmas Party tonight at the Warrior Zone. Job well done #firedup

486th MCT conducting PDK Interrogator training
12/19/2019

486th MCT conducting PDK Interrogator training

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson JBER (official)
12/19/2019

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson JBER (official)

JBER barracks and dorm residents: please ensure you are following all parking guidelines for snow clearing to ensure your car doesn't get blocked in or damaged during plowing!

#SnowSafety #WhereIsTheSnow

486th/574th Christmas Party!
12/18/2019

486th/574th Christmas Party!

486th MCT conducts PDK training.
12/17/2019

486th MCT conducts PDK training.

Soldiers of HHC/205th MOD execute base defense operations training.
12/17/2019

Soldiers of HHC/205th MOD execute base defense operations training.

SPC Boyington of the 205th MOD attends the Hero of the Month breakfast located at USARAK.
12/17/2019

SPC Boyington of the 205th MOD attends the Hero of the Month breakfast located at USARAK.

Ursa Major Elementary School conducts a Christmas musical performance in the 17th CSSB's conference room.
12/17/2019

Ursa Major Elementary School conducts a Christmas musical performance in the 17th CSSB's conference room.

SPC Joseph May of 9th AB, saxophone, performs during the band's holiday concert performance at the Discovery Theater in ...
12/17/2019

SPC Joseph May of 9th AB, saxophone, performs during the band's holiday concert performance at the Discovery Theater in Anchorage.

109th TC holds a company holiday party
12/16/2019

109th TC holds a company holiday party

109th TC conducts egress and rollover training.
12/16/2019

109th TC conducts egress and rollover training.

545th MPs conduct a tactical foot march followed by MEDEVAC training.
12/16/2019

545th MPs conduct a tactical foot march followed by MEDEVAC training.

Company Command Teams from JBER  and Primary Staff Christmas Party #thnxsready6&household6
12/14/2019

Company Command Teams from JBER and Primary Staff Christmas Party #thnxsready6&household6

More pictures from redeployment of 574th & 539th @ Ft. Wainwright awaiting dismissal #welcomehome
12/12/2019

More pictures from redeployment of 574th & 539th @ Ft. Wainwright awaiting dismissal #welcomehome

Welcome back 574th, 539th, 626, & 109th from their 9 month deployment! #readyreliableexact
12/12/2019

Welcome back 574th, 539th, 626, & 109th from their 9 month deployment! #readyreliableexact

109th TC SFRG gift wrapping fundraiser
12/12/2019

109th TC SFRG gift wrapping fundraiser

HHC conducts training for the ACFT during company PT.
12/11/2019

HHC conducts training for the ACFT during company PT.

Congratulations to SSG White and PFC Hernandez of HHC on their promotions!
12/11/2019

Congratulations to SSG White and PFC Hernandez of HHC on their promotions!

Soldiers of the 626th FFC volunteer at the Elk's Club to provide a "Pearl Harbor Meal" for Veterans.
12/11/2019

Soldiers of the 626th FFC volunteer at the Elk's Club to provide a "Pearl Harbor Meal" for Veterans.

Congratulations to SGT Kubacki of 626th FFC on his NCO induction!
12/11/2019

Congratulations to SGT Kubacki of 626th FFC on his NCO induction!

109th TC conducts a commander's cup competition.
12/11/2019

109th TC conducts a commander's cup competition.

Congratulations to SSG Heredia of 28th MPs on his promotion!
12/11/2019

Congratulations to SSG Heredia of 28th MPs on his promotion!

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