643rd RSG gets back to the basics
U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Ryan Goulding, company commander of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 643rd Regional Support Group, conducts an after action review with his Soldiers following a command post exercise in Whitehall, Ohio, July 14, 2018. The training was conducted in preparation for a combat support training exercise at Camp Ripley, Minn., next month.  Training in basic warrior tasks and battle drills allows Soldiers to be prepared for real-world situations which are exceedingly diverse and complex. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Clevon Wright)
July 17, 2018 - Soldiers in the 643rd Regional Support Group Headquarters got back to the basics during a command post exercise July 13-15, 2018, in preparation for the future missions before them.

Urban assault course boosts morale
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Michael Mangan, a quartermaster and chemical equipment repairer with the 439th Quartermaster Company, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, clear a room during the shoot-house event at the 2018 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, June 11, 2018. This year’s Best Warrior Competition will determine the top noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier who will represent the U.S. Army Reserve in the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition later this year at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Anshu Pandeya) (Released)
June 15, 2018 - The U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior urban assault course not only challenged competitors physically and mentally, but it also served as a morale booster during the 2018 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Army Reserve unit trains to rapidly mobilize Soldiers
Spc. Raymond Johnson, left, and Spc. Nicholas Filak work on a generator during training with the 758th Ordnance Company at Fort McCoy, Wis. on March 7, 2018.  758th Ordnance Company are at training in preparation to become a Mobilization Support Force.  (released/U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mark McKinley)
June 7, 2018 - The 649th Regional Support Group is one of a few military organizations assigned to be a Mission Support Force. MSFs have a unique and critical role in the current national defense strategy – Focused Ready Units, also known as Ready Force X.

Task Force Grizzly Soldier uses artistic skills for mission success
U.S. Army Spc. Andre Smith, 787th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, applies finishing touches to a howitzer he painted in front of the Task Force Grizzly Headquarters at Camp Taji, Iraq, May 22, 2018. Task Force Grizzly provides sustainment support to U.S. and Coalition Forces in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Brian Hare)
May 29, 2018 - When the 787th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (CSSB) took command of their mission on May 5 at Camp Taji, one of the first things they did as a unit was to look for ways to make improvements to their work areas, including their new headquarters building.

Qatar, U.S. militaries work together to strengthen Qatar C-17 air drop capabilities
AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar – Members of the 824th Quartermaster Company, Detachment 11, based out of Fort Bragg, N. C., make sure they properly secure the rigging on the water-filled fuel barrel loads dropped during a training exercise with the Qatari military, May 10.  (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Charlotte Reavis, 1st TSC-OCP Public Affairs)
May 24, 2018 - Airdrop systems technicians, better known as “riggers,” from the U.S. Army Reserve's 824th Quartermaster Company, based at Fort Bragg, N.C., along with members of the United States Air Force, the Italian Army, and some U.S. contractors, are working side-by-side with the Qatar military to enhance that nation’s air drop capabilities so they can provide additional support to their own military.

Army Reserve Sustainment Command holds mission training brief to synchronize efforts
Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Hovis (far left), command sergeant major of the Army Sustainment Command Army Reserve Element of Rock Island, Illinois and Col. Timothy Fenlason (left), commander of the ASC-ARE conduct a readiness metrics deep dive with Brig. Gen. David Ling (right), commander of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command and Command Sgt. Maj. Kristal Florquist (far right), command sergeant major of the ARSC during the Mission Training Brief held May 16-19.
May 21, 2018 - The United States Army’s number one priority remains readiness. A command’s readiness metrics are the measure of performance and measure of effectiveness in providing trained Soldiers. To focus efforts, the commander of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command called his senior leaders together for a Mission Training Brief.

143d ESC supports Military Appreciation Weekend at Westgate Resort
A Soldier from Mission Support Element,  Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), watches fireworks illuminate the night sky above Westgate Resort in Kissimmee, Fla., May 4, 2018, The fireworks display concluded a free concert that honored America’s veterans and their families. Featuring the Chris Weaver Band, the concert was the culminating event for Westgate Resorts’ second annual Military Appreciation Weekend that offered a complimentary, three-night stay at the resort to 1,500 military families. Westgate Resorts’ executive staff invited the 143d ESC to help connect its guests of honor to the many employment opportunities, counseling services and other veteran-oriented resources available throughout Central Florida. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. John L. Carkeet IV, 143d ESC)
May 16, 2018 - Four Soldiers from Mission Support Element, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), joined thousands of service members, veterans and their families who gathered at the Westgate Resort in Kissimmee for free food, live music and heartfelt fellowship during the second annual Military Appreciation Weekend Concert held May 5, 2018.

Logisticians can pave career path with free credentialing program
Spc. Robin Trinidad (right), an automated logistics specialist from the 103rd Quartermaster Company in Houston, inspects a cooler Feb. 17, 2016, at Fort Polk, La., used to preserve perishable foods in the field. The Los Angeles native and his Army Reserve company are supporting field exercises during a base field exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Hubbard, 204th PAD)
May 9, 2018 - Two nationally recognized credentials are available free of charge to Soldiers holding select quartermaster military occupational specialties. The Certified Logistics Associate and Certified Logistics Technician documents can be earned by enlisted 92A automated logistical specialists and 92Y unit supply specialists, as well as warrant officer 920A supply systems technicians and 920B property accounting technicians.

A good cause on hallowed ground
U.S. Army Sgt. Todd A. Fritz, supply sergeant, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, Mission Support Element, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), renders a salute during the opening ceremony of the 9th Annual Wounded Warfighter Lone Sailor 5K/10K race April 14, 2018, at Blue Jacket Park in Orlando, Fla. Fritz, a native of Pittsburg, Pa., and three other Soldiers from the 143d ESC volunteered to represent the U.S. Army Reserve at the race. Since its inception in 2009, the Wounded Warfighter Lone Sailor race has raised more than $400,000 in scholarships, programs and organizations dedicated to supporting service members, veterans and their families. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John L. Carkeet IV, 143d ESC)
April 18, 2018 - Two Humvees rolled onto Orlando’s Blue Jacket Park, their tires picking up the freshly cut grass covered in the early morning dew. After parking next to a pair of Strykers, part of the Army’s Interim Armored Vehicle family, four Soldiers from the Mission Support Element, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), stepped out and introduced themselves to the men and women organizing the 9th Annual Wounded Warfighter Lone Sailor 5K/10K April 14, 2018.

Parachute riggers focused on providing safe landings
U.S. Army Sgt. Todje M. Ferguson of Baltimore, Md., a parachute rigger with the 421st Quartermaster Company, checks the static line for a parachute March 10 at the Army Reserve Center in Fort Valley, Ga. Riggers with the reserve unit pack hundreds of military chutes every month for use across the southern United States. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Gary A. Witte, 642nd Regional Support Group)
April 11, 2018 - For Soldiers in the 421st Quartermaster Company, “attention to detail” is less a catch phrase than a lifesaving mission statement.
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