U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers build partnership with Bundeswehr, civilian forces in humanitarian field-training exercise
U.S. Army Reserve Pfc. Jason Hutchinson, a civil affairs specialist with Charlie Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, Wackernheim, Germany, reviews emergency response plans with Mathias Luck, a squad leader with Technisches Hilfswerk, Wiesbaden, Germany, during a multiorganizational field training exercise in humanitarian assistance and populace control in collaboration with the Bundeswehr, THW, American Red Cross, and US Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, September 15. 457th CA BN falls under 361st CA BDE, located in Kaiserslautern, Germany, which is the U.S. Army Reserve's only forward deployed multifunctional civil affairs unit in Europe providing civil affairs; movement control; human resource; chemical, biological, nuclear and radiological; public affairs and forward engineering support to U.S. Army Europe. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Spc. Daisy Zimmer, 221st Public Affairs Detachment).
Sept. 19, 2018 - Elements of the U.S. Army Reserve's one-star command in Europe paired with host nation partners and non-governmental organizations to exercise humanitarian assistance skills during an exercise at Wackernheim Regional Range Complex, Sept. 14-16.

Study of WWII tactics helps 7th MSC junior officers develop military decision-making skills
1st Lt. Lane Smith (center), 361st Civil Affairs Brigade civil affairs officer, discusses the concepts behind the west wall, Aug. 19, 2018, employed by the German Army during its defensive of the Huertgen Forest in World War II. Junior officers of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade and its higher command -- the 7th Mission Support Command -- stood on the remains of a former pillbox emplaced along the west wall during the command's junior officer staff ride to the area Aug. 18-19, after two days of classroom instruction at its headquarters at Daenner Kaserne, Kaiserslautern, Germany, Aug. 16-17.
Aug. 29, 2018 - Junior officers from the United States Army Reserve’s one-star command in Europe developed their decision-making and leadership skills, Aug 16-19, with a staff ride to Aachen, Germany, and the Huertgen Forest, to study the United States and German army's actions taken there during World War II.

Magill shoulders command of the 221st Public Affairs Detachment
U.S. Army Capt. Jeku R. Arce (right) the outgoing commander of the 221st Public Affairs Detachment, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command accepts a plaque of gratitude from Col. Bradley A. Heston, Commander of the 361st CA Brigade during the unit´s change of command ceremony held at Daenner Kaserne on July 8, 2018.
July 16, 2018 - U.S. Army Capt. Douglas L. Magill assumed command of the 221st Public Affairs Detachment, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command in a ceremony held at Daenner Kaserne on July 8, 2018.

Case assumes command of the 209th Digital Liaison Detachment
Soldiers of the 209th Digital Liaison Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command welcomed their new commander, Col.  Stephen P. Case by asking him to pose for a unit photo, following their change of command ceremony held at McCully Barracks on July 7, 2018.
July 11, 2018 - U.S. Army Col. Stephen P. Case assumed command of the 7th Mission Support Command's 209th Digital Liaison Detachment in a ceremony held at McCully Barracks on July 7, 2018.

British, U.S. Army Reserve units enhance medical readiness at Saber Strike 18
Soldiers with the 477th Medical Company-Ground Ambulance, based out of Duluth, Minnesota, receive basic rifle marksmanship instruction on the SA80 assault rifle from their counterparts in the British Army Reserve's 306th Hospital Support Regiment based out of Yorkshire, Great Britain, June 12, 2018, at Swidwin Air Base, Poland, during Saber Strike 18. Saber Strike 18 is a multinational training exercise dedicated to enhancing interoperability between the armed forces of the United States and its allies and partners in the Baltic region. (Michigan National Guard photo by 1st Lt. James Phillips/Released).
July 2, 2018 - Saber Strike 18, a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational training exercise in the Baltic region, does not just focus on armor, artillery, and air cavalry. Multinational service member support requires constant, completely-mobile medical readiness as well.

7th Intermediate Level Education Detachment graduates U.S. Officers, plans to certify allied and NATO Officers
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – 26 U.S. Army officers from various international and U.S. commands, including Active, Reserve and National Guard components graduated from the Command and General Staff Officer Course, Common Core Phase III in a ceremony conducted here at the 7th Intermediate Level Education Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command at Camp Normandy, United States Army Garrison, Bavaria on June 16, 2018.
June 26, 2018 - Twenty-six U.S. Army officers from various international U.S. Army commands and components graduated from the Command and General Staff Officer Course, Common Core Phase III in a ceremony conducted at Camp Normandy, United States Army Garrison, Bavaria, on June 16, 2018.

Army Reserve Soldier trains alongside active-duty casualty liaison team at Saber Strike 18
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Jonathan Fathag, a casualty liaison team leader with 406th Human Resource Company, Kaiserslautern, Germany, is embedded with the 30th Medical Brigade, Sembach, Germany, at their clinical operations section (CLINOPS) in Powidz, Poland to conduct casualty training exercises during Saber Strike 18 which runs from June 3-15. Saber Strike is a long-standing U.S. Army Europe-led integrated training exercise that helps facilitate cooperation amongst the U.S., Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and 19 other allied and partner nations. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Daisy Zimmer, 221st Public Affairs Detachment).
June 18, 2018 - U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Jonathan Fathag, a casualty liaison team leader with 406th Human Resource Company, Kaiserslautern, Germany, is embedded with the 30th Medical Brigade, Sembach, Germany, at their clinical operations section in Powidz, Poland to conduct casualty training exercises during Saber Strike 18, June 3-15.

Army Reserve Soldiers assist with crisis management planning at Saber Strike 18
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with Charlie Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, Wackernheim, Germany, working together with Soldiers from 2d Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany, led multiple engagements with local civil authorities in Lithuania to review crisis management plans in support of exercise Saber Strike 18, June 7-8. Saber Strike is a long-standing U.S. Army Europe-led integrated training exercise that helps facilitate cooperation amongst the U.S., Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and other allied and partner nations, June 3-15 (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Daisy Zimmer, 221st Public Affairs Detachment).
June 18, 2018 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with Charlie Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, and Soldiers with 2d Cavalry Regiment, met with local leaders from the Red Cross and municipal crisis management committee to review crisis response plans in Marijampolė and Vilkaviškis, Lithuania, June 7-8 in support of U.S. Army Europe's exercise Saber Strike 18.

361st Civil Affairs Brigade wraps up Saber Strike 18 support
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with Charlie Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, Wackernheim, Germany, working together with Soldiers from 2d Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany, led multiple engagements with local civil authorities in Lithuania to review crisis management plans in support of exercise Saber Strike 18, June 7-8. Saber Strike is a long-standing U.S. Army Europe-led integrated training exercise that helps facilitate cooperation amongst the U.S., Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and other allied and partner nations, June 3-15 (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Daisy Zimmer, 221st Public Affairs Detachment).
June 18, 2018 - The 361st Civil Affairs Brigade completed their civil affairs, public affairs, personnel accountability, casualty liaison and movement control support to units during U.S. Army Europe's exercise Saber Strike 18.

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.

Brigadier General Fred Maiocco
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