16 Apr '12, 7pm

1 Team! When we called, the @USNavy answered

1 Team! When we called, the @USNavy answered

"When the Army called, we answered," said Petty Officer 2nd Class Trini Castro. Castro, along with approximately 20 members of a U.S. Navy customs team from Kuwait, are now assisting the 401st Army Field Support Brigade in their retrograde mission. The sailors who serve as customs agents help ensure that the vehicles are ready for shipment back to the United States. "Our mission is to stay here as long as the Army needs us," said Senior Chief Petty Officer John Matuza, who is attached to the Army Field Support Battalion-Kandahar. "We basically make sure everything is good to go back to the United States." The team ensures that vehicles that have been in theater for years are free of contaminates such as biological hazards, ammunition, bird nests, moths and larvae. They also provide training to the workers who clean the vehicles showing them the places most often missed. Th...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/77647/

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