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Eight competitors and their unit sponsors road march to the next event during the Deployment Support Command’s 2017 Best Warrior competition at Fort Benning, Georgia. The competition is designed to test Soldiers both mentally and physically. This year's DSC competition had events spanning from road marches and weapons qualification to essays and soldier interview boards. The winners of this competition will go on to compete in the 377th Theater Support Command's Best Warrior Competition beginning April 9 at Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Deployment Support Command Best Warrior 2017
Eight competitors and their unit sponsors road march to the next event during the Deployment Support Command’s 2017 Best Warrior competition at Fort Benning, Georgia. The competition is designed to test Soldiers both mentally and physically. This year's DSC competition had events spanning from road marches and weapons qualification to essays and soldier interview boards. The winners of this competition will go on to compete in the 377th Theater Support Command's Best Warrior Competition beginning April 9 at Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Spc. John Moore of Corpus Christi, Texas with the 370th Transportation Detachment out of Sinton, Texas descends an obstacle known as the “Weaver” at Fort Benning, Georgia. The obstacle course is just one of the events Soldiers competed in during the Deployment Support Command’s 2017 Best Warrior Competition. The annual competition pits Soldier against Soldier to earn the privilege of representing the Deployment Support Command at the next level of competition and eventually in the All Army Best Warrior Competition.
Deployment Support Command Best Warrior 2017
Spc. John Moore of Corpus Christi, Texas with the 370th Transportation Detachment out of Sinton, Texas descends an obstacle known as the “Weaver” at Fort Benning, Georgia. The obstacle course is just one of the events Soldiers competed in during the Deployment Support Command’s 2017 Best Warrior Competition. The annual competition pits Soldier against Soldier to earn the privilege of representing the Deployment Support Command at the next level of competition and eventually in the All Army Best Warrior Competition.
Spc. Joshua Thomas from Chicago, Illinois with the 757th Expeditionary Rail Center at Fort Sheridan, Illinois in front and Spec. John Moore of Corpus Christi, Texas with the 370th Transportation Detachment out of Sinton, Texas pull themselves along the rope obstacle at the Army National Guard Warrior Training Center at Fort Benning, Georgia during the Deployment Support Command’s 2017 Best Warrior Competition. Eight soldiers are competing to represent the DSC at the 377th Theater Support Command's Best Warrior Competition beginning April 9 at Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Deployment Support Command Best Warrior 2017
Spc. Joshua Thomas from Chicago, Illinois with the 757th Expeditionary Rail Center at Fort Sheridan, Illinois in front and Spec. John Moore of Corpus Christi, Texas with the 370th Transportation Detachment out of Sinton, Texas pull themselves along the rope obstacle at the Army National Guard Warrior Training Center at Fort Benning, Georgia during the Deployment Support Command’s 2017 Best Warrior Competition. Eight soldiers are competing to represent the DSC at the 377th Theater Support Command's Best Warrior Competition beginning April 9 at Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Private 1st Class David Ortiz from Brooklyn, New York of the 652nd Transportation Detachment out of Fort Totten, New York is blind folded by Staff Sgt. Felix Encarnacion of the 1179th Transportation Brigade also in Brooklyn, before he disassembles and reassembles a M16 rifle. This event followed an eight-mile road march and is just one of the events Soldiers competed in during the Deployment Support Command’s 2017 Best Warrior Competition. The annual competition pits Soldier against Soldier to earn the privilege of representing the Deployment Support Command at the next level of competition and eventually in the All Army Best Warrior Competition.
Deployment Support Command Best Warrior 2017
Private 1st Class David Ortiz from Brooklyn, New York of the 652nd Transportation Detachment out of Fort Totten, New York is blind folded by Staff Sgt. Felix Encarnacion of the 1179th Transportation Brigade also in Brooklyn, before he disassembles and reassembles a M16 rifle. This event followed an eight-mile road march and is just one of the events Soldiers competed in during the Deployment Support Command’s 2017 Best Warrior Competition. The annual competition pits Soldier against Soldier to earn the privilege of representing the Deployment Support Command at the next level of competition and eventually in the All Army Best Warrior Competition.
Sgt. Brian Sonntag fires his weapon while Staff Sgt. Yolanda Gonzalez looks on during the Deployment Support Command’s Best Warrior Competition at Fort Benning, Georgia. Both soldiers are with the 1397th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, Mare Island in Vallejo, California. Weapons qualification tests Soldier’s accuracy on targets up to 300 meters away. The winners of this competition will go on to compete in the 377th Theater Support Command's Best Warrior Competition beginning April 9 at Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Deployment Support Command Best Warrior 2017
Sgt. Brian Sonntag fires his weapon while Staff Sgt. Yolanda Gonzalez looks on during the Deployment Support Command’s Best Warrior Competition at Fort Benning, Georgia. Both soldiers are with the 1397th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, Mare Island in Vallejo, California. Weapons qualification tests Soldier’s accuracy on targets up to 300 meters away. The winners of this competition will go on to compete in the 377th Theater Support Command's Best Warrior Competition beginning April 9 at Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Spc. Joshua Thomas from Chicago, Illinois with the 757th Expeditionary Rail Center at Fort Sheridan, Illinois fires his weapon during the weapons qualification event. Weapons qualification is just one of the events in this year’s Deployment Support Command Best Warrior completions held at Fort Benning, Georgia. The winners of this competition will go on to compete in the 377th Theater Support Command's Best Warrior Competition beginning April 9 at Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Deployment Support Command Best Warrior 2017
Spc. Joshua Thomas from Chicago, Illinois with the 757th Expeditionary Rail Center at Fort Sheridan, Illinois fires his weapon during the weapons qualification event. Weapons qualification is just one of the events in this year’s Deployment Support Command Best Warrior completions held at Fort Benning, Georgia. The winners of this competition will go on to compete in the 377th Theater Support Command's Best Warrior Competition beginning April 9 at Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Competitors in the Deployment Support Command’s 2017 Best Warrior Competition held at Fort Benning, Georgia huddle around Command Sgt. Maj. John K. Zimmerman after a long day navigating an obstacle course. Soldiers are selected to represent their home unit in this annual competition. The winner will move on to compete at the 377th Sustainment Support Command’s competition and those winners will compete in the US Army Reserve competition. From there winners go to the All Army competition. From left: Sgt. Kevin Santiago a native of Porto Rico with the 757th Expeditionary Rail Center based in St. Louis, Missouri; Sgt. Brian Sonntag form Sonoma, California with the 1397th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, Mare Island in Vallejo, California; Private 1st Class Marco Mata with the 639th Transportation Detachment/1397th Deployment and Support Battalion, Mare Island in Vallejo, California; Spec. John Moore of Corpus Christi, Texas with the 370th Transportation Detachment out of  Sinton, Texas; Spec. Joshua Thomas from Chicago, Illinois with the 757th Expeditionary Rail Center at Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Spec. Christopher Childress from Gulf Shores, Alabama with the 1184th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, Mobile, Alabama; Private 1st Class David Ortiz from Brooklyn, New York of the 652nd Transportation Detachment out of Fort Totten, New York; and center, Command Sgt. Maj. John K. Zimmerman of the Deployment Support Command based in Birmingham, Alabama.
Deployment Support Command Best Warrior 2017
Competitors in the Deployment Support Command’s 2017 Best Warrior Competition held at Fort Benning, Georgia huddle around Command Sgt. Maj. John K. Zimmerman after a long day navigating an obstacle course. Soldiers are selected to represent their home unit in this annual competition. The winner will move on to compete at the 377th Sustainment Support Command’s competition and those winners will compete in the US Army Reserve competition. From there winners go to the All Army competition. From left: Sgt. Kevin Santiago a native of Porto Rico with the 757th Expeditionary Rail Center based in St. Louis, Missouri; Sgt. Brian Sonntag form Sonoma, California with the 1397th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, Mare Island in Vallejo, California; Private 1st Class Marco Mata with the 639th Transportation Detachment/1397th Deployment and Support Battalion, Mare Island in Vallejo, California; Spec. John Moore of Corpus Christi, Texas with the 370th Transportation Detachment out of Sinton, Texas; Spec. Joshua Thomas from Chicago, Illinois with the 757th Expeditionary Rail Center at Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Spec. Christopher Childress from Gulf Shores, Alabama with the 1184th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, Mobile, Alabama; Private 1st Class David Ortiz from Brooklyn, New York of the 652nd Transportation Detachment out of Fort Totten, New York; and center, Command Sgt. Maj. John K. Zimmerman of the Deployment Support Command based in Birmingham, Alabama.
Spc. John Moore of Corpus Christi, Texas with the 370th Transportation Detachment out of Sinton, Texas exits the tunnel crawl obstacle at Fort Benning, Georgia. The obstacle course is just one of the events Soldiers competed in during the Deployment Support Command’s 2017 Best Warrior Competition. The annual competition pits Soldier against Soldier to earn the privilege of representing the Deployment Support Command at the next level of competition and eventually in the All Army Best Warrior Competition.
Deployment Support Command Best Warrior 2017
Spc. John Moore of Corpus Christi, Texas with the 370th Transportation Detachment out of Sinton, Texas exits the tunnel crawl obstacle at Fort Benning, Georgia. The obstacle course is just one of the events Soldiers competed in during the Deployment Support Command’s 2017 Best Warrior Competition. The annual competition pits Soldier against Soldier to earn the privilege of representing the Deployment Support Command at the next level of competition and eventually in the All Army Best Warrior Competition.
Spc. Christopher Childress with the 1184th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, Mobile, Alabama rolls a large tire end over end during one of the last events of this year’s Best Warrior competition hosted by the Deployment Support Command at Fort Benning, Georgia. The winners of this competition will go on to compete in the 377th Theater Support Command's Best Warrior Competition beginning April 9 at Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Deployment Support Command Best Warrior 2017
Spc. Christopher Childress with the 1184th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, Mobile, Alabama rolls a large tire end over end during one of the last events of this year’s Best Warrior competition hosted by the Deployment Support Command at Fort Benning, Georgia. The winners of this competition will go on to compete in the 377th Theater Support Command's Best Warrior Competition beginning April 9 at Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey.
Army Spc. Ikeisha Q. Wills, an Atlanta, Ga., native serving as a human resources specialist, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), holds a green tomato picked from the Colonialtown North Community Garden Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Wills and six other Army Reserve Soldiers joined scores of volunteers to bring one of the city’s oldest community garens back to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Going Green
Army Spc. Ikeisha Q. Wills, an Atlanta, Ga., native serving as a human resources specialist, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), holds a green tomato picked from the Colonialtown North Community Garden Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Wills and six other Army Reserve Soldiers joined scores of volunteers to bring one of the city’s oldest community garens back to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Army Capt. Josh C. Agnew (left), a Chippewa Falls, Wisc., native serving operations officer, 143d ESC, rakes mulch and soil in preparation for the installation of a new garden bed at the Colonialtown North Community Garden Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Agnew and six other Army Reserve Soldiers joined scores of volunteers from the Orlando community to help bring the garden back to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Going Green
Army Capt. Josh C. Agnew (left), a Chippewa Falls, Wisc., native serving operations officer, 143d ESC, rakes mulch and soil in preparation for the installation of a new garden bed at the Colonialtown North Community Garden Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Agnew and six other Army Reserve Soldiers joined scores of volunteers from the Orlando community to help bring the garden back to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Army Warrant Officer Candidate Brian M. Torres (right), a Vineland, N.J., native who recently entered the warrant officer candidate program while serving in the 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)’s G6 (Communications) section, operates a chop saw while Army Sgt. Jonathan Bell (left), an Orlando, Fla., native serving as a human resources noncomissioned officer, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d ESC, holds the wooden board in place during a an environmental sustainability community project Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Bell, Torres and five other Army Reserve Soldiers constructed several wooden garden beds to help revive  Orlando’s Colonialtown North Community Garden to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Going Green
Army Warrant Officer Candidate Brian M. Torres (right), a Vineland, N.J., native who recently entered the warrant officer candidate program while serving in the 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)’s G6 (Communications) section, operates a chop saw while Army Sgt. Jonathan Bell (left), an Orlando, Fla., native serving as a human resources noncomissioned officer, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d ESC, holds the wooden board in place during a an environmental sustainability community project Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Bell, Torres and five other Army Reserve Soldiers constructed several wooden garden beds to help revive Orlando’s Colonialtown North Community Garden to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Soldiers from the 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) pose for a group photo with National Football League legends Mark Brunell (top row, third from right) and Warrick Dunn (bottom row, second from left) Jan. 27, 2017, at the Colonialtown North Community Garden in Orlando, Fla. The Army Reserve and the NFL joined forces to lighten the environmental impact produced the first ever Pro Bowl to take place in Orlando by bringing one of the city’s oldest community gardens back to its former, greener glory. The players and Soldiers worked side-by-side with scores of other volunteers from Central Florida to pour mulch, plant trees, repair fences and build garden beds.
Going Green
Soldiers from the 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) pose for a group photo with National Football League legends Mark Brunell (top row, third from right) and Warrick Dunn (bottom row, second from left) Jan. 27, 2017, at the Colonialtown North Community Garden in Orlando, Fla. The Army Reserve and the NFL joined forces to lighten the environmental impact produced the first ever Pro Bowl to take place in Orlando by bringing one of the city’s oldest community gardens back to its former, greener glory. The players and Soldiers worked side-by-side with scores of other volunteers from Central Florida to pour mulch, plant trees, repair fences and build garden beds.
Army Sgt. Jonathan Bell (front), an Orlando, Fla., native serving as a human resources noncomissioned officer, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and Army Maj. Diana Peguese, chief of public affairs, 143d ESC, carry a newly constructed garden bed into the Colonialtown North Community Garden Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. The Army Reserve and the NFL joined forces to lighten the environmental impact produced the first ever Pro Bowl to take place in Orlando by bringing one of the city’s oldest community gardens back to its former, greener glory. The players and Soldiers worked side-by-side with scores of other volunteers from Central Florida to pour mulch, plant trees, repair fences and build garden beds. U
Going Green
Army Sgt. Jonathan Bell (front), an Orlando, Fla., native serving as a human resources noncomissioned officer, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and Army Maj. Diana Peguese, chief of public affairs, 143d ESC, carry a newly constructed garden bed into the Colonialtown North Community Garden Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. The Army Reserve and the NFL joined forces to lighten the environmental impact produced the first ever Pro Bowl to take place in Orlando by bringing one of the city’s oldest community gardens back to its former, greener glory. The players and Soldiers worked side-by-side with scores of other volunteers from Central Florida to pour mulch, plant trees, repair fences and build garden beds. U
Army Sgt. Maj. Marcus F. Alfred (left), a Kissimmee, Fla., native serving as the S-4 (logistics) sergeant major, 641st Regional Sustainment Group, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and Warrick Dunn (right), former NFL Pro Bowl running back who played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons, pour mulch into a newly installed garden bed at the Colonialtown North Community Garden in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 27, 2017. Alfred and Dunn joined scores of volunteers from the Orlando community to help bring the garden back to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Going Green
Army Sgt. Maj. Marcus F. Alfred (left), a Kissimmee, Fla., native serving as the S-4 (logistics) sergeant major, 641st Regional Sustainment Group, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and Warrick Dunn (right), former NFL Pro Bowl running back who played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons, pour mulch into a newly installed garden bed at the Colonialtown North Community Garden in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 27, 2017. Alfred and Dunn joined scores of volunteers from the Orlando community to help bring the garden back to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Army Sgt. Maj. Marcus F. Alfred (left), a Kissimmee, Fla., native serving as the S-4 (logistics) sergeant major, 641st Regional Sustainment Group, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and Army Capt. Josh C. Agnew (right), a Chippewa Falls, Wisch., native serving operations officer, 143d ESC, pour fresh soil into a newly installed garden bed Jan. 27, 2017, at the Colonialtown North Community Garden in Orlando, Fla. Alfred, Agnew and five other Army Reserve Soldiers joined scores of volunteers from the Orlando community to help bring the garden back to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Going Green
Army Sgt. Maj. Marcus F. Alfred (left), a Kissimmee, Fla., native serving as the S-4 (logistics) sergeant major, 641st Regional Sustainment Group, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and Army Capt. Josh C. Agnew (right), a Chippewa Falls, Wisch., native serving operations officer, 143d ESC, pour fresh soil into a newly installed garden bed Jan. 27, 2017, at the Colonialtown North Community Garden in Orlando, Fla. Alfred, Agnew and five other Army Reserve Soldiers joined scores of volunteers from the Orlando community to help bring the garden back to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Army Sgt. Jonathan Bell (left), an Orlando, Fla., native serving as a human resources noncomissioned officer, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and Susan Groh, associate director, National Football League Environmental Program, pour mulch into a newly installed garden bed at the Colonialtown North Community Garden in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 27, 2017. Bell and six other Army Reserve Soldiers joined scores of volunteers from the Orlando community to help bring the garden back to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Going Green
Army Sgt. Jonathan Bell (left), an Orlando, Fla., native serving as a human resources noncomissioned officer, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and Susan Groh, associate director, National Football League Environmental Program, pour mulch into a newly installed garden bed at the Colonialtown North Community Garden in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 27, 2017. Bell and six other Army Reserve Soldiers joined scores of volunteers from the Orlando community to help bring the garden back to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Army Warrant Officer 3 Fred L. Hemphill, a Montgomery, Ala., native serving as a property book officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), digs out old soil to make space for fresh soil during a an environmental sustainability community project Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Torres and six other Army Reserve Soldiers joined scores of volunteers from the Orlando community to help bring Colonialtown North Community Garden back to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the National Football League’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in Florida since 1977.
Going Green
Army Warrant Officer 3 Fred L. Hemphill, a Montgomery, Ala., native serving as a property book officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), digs out old soil to make space for fresh soil during a an environmental sustainability community project Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Torres and six other Army Reserve Soldiers joined scores of volunteers from the Orlando community to help bring Colonialtown North Community Garden back to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the National Football League’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in Florida since 1977.
Army Warrant Officer Candidate Brian M. Torres, a Vineland, N.J., native who recently entered the warrant officer candidate program while serving in the 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)'s G6 (Communications) section, explains how to operate a chop saw to Army Sgt. Jonathan Bell (left), an Orlando, Fla., native serving as a human resources noncomissioned officer, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d ESC, during a an environmental sustainability community project Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Bell, Torres and five other Army Reserve Soldiers constructed several wooden garden beds to help revive  Orlando’s Colonialtown North Community Garden to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Going Green
Army Warrant Officer Candidate Brian M. Torres, a Vineland, N.J., native who recently entered the warrant officer candidate program while serving in the 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)'s G6 (Communications) section, explains how to operate a chop saw to Army Sgt. Jonathan Bell (left), an Orlando, Fla., native serving as a human resources noncomissioned officer, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d ESC, during a an environmental sustainability community project Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Bell, Torres and five other Army Reserve Soldiers constructed several wooden garden beds to help revive Orlando’s Colonialtown North Community Garden to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Approximately 30 members of the U.S. Army’s Total Force – Active Duty, U.S. Army Reserve, and National Guard – pose for a picture, after meeting Jan. 18-19, at the Iowa National Guard’s Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center in Johnston, Iowa, to take part in a Regional Total Army Conference. Officials discussed current issues and how they can help synchronize training efforts to produce stronger, better-trained Soldiers. Participants included Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma National Guard officials, as well as representatives from U.S. Army Reserve units and Active Duty Army officials from the First Army Division West, headquartered at Fort Hood, Texas, and the “Big Red One,” the 1st Infantry Division, headquartered at Fort Riley, Kan.
Regional Total Army Conference
Approximately 30 members of the U.S. Army’s Total Force – Active Duty, U.S. Army Reserve, and National Guard – pose for a picture, after meeting Jan. 18-19, at the Iowa National Guard’s Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center in Johnston, Iowa, to take part in a Regional Total Army Conference. Officials discussed current issues and how they can help synchronize training efforts to produce stronger, better-trained Soldiers. Participants included Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma National Guard officials, as well as representatives from U.S. Army Reserve units and Active Duty Army officials from the First Army Division West, headquartered at Fort Hood, Texas, and the “Big Red One,” the 1st Infantry Division, headquartered at Fort Riley, Kan.
310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command Featured Stories
January 31, 2017 - Seven Army Reserve Soldiers from the 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) joined hundreds of helping hands in reviving Orlando’s Colonialtown North Community Garden Jan. 27, 2017.
January 25, 2017 - If the intention is to train as you fight, then it only makes sense for all elements of the U.S. Army’s Total Force – Active Duty, U.S. Army Reserve, and National Guard – to synchronize efforts to provide rigorous and realistic readiness training for today’s Soldiers.
January 25, 2017 - Army Reserve Soldiers are helping reduce excess ammunition at Aberdeen Proving Ground as part of Operation Clean Sweep.
January 25, 2017 - An ongoing, real-world joint mission between U.S. Army Materiel Command, Army National Guard and the Army Reserve has paved the way to a future in opportunities that ensure the Army and its Reserve Components will continue to work together in support of Total Force development and integration.
December 29, 2016 - 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldiers, civilians and families bid farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Levi G. Maynard as he transferred to a new assignment recently.
December 28, 2016 - Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Bobby L. Scott, from the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and a small group of volunteers, braved an ice storm and frigid temperatures to honor fallen service members, Dec. 17.
December 8, 2016 - “These Soldiers showed up when the call was made, and it was an important chance to demonstrate all the skills and caring that the 811th brings to the table.”
October 6, 2016 - “We wanted to get something that our Soldiers had never done before, and partnering with the 652nd MRBC to create and implement non-standard training fit the bill.”
September 30, 2016 - For over a decade now, Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 374th Financial Management Support Unit (FMSU) have received real world training at Ft. McCoy’s Exercise Diamond Saber exercise.
September 26, 2016 - “It’s wonderful to be part of the celebration of the 96th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote."
August 3, 2016 - Soldiers with the Army Reserve Sustainment Command teamed up with U.S. Navy and Air Force Reservists to form a task force of more than 100 Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen selected by Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA) Distribution Center at the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, Alabama.
August 1, 2016 - The Soldiers, Families, and friends of the Army Reserve’s 38th Regional Support Group gathered together to celebrate during their change of command ceremony here, July 16.
July 18, 2016 - Over 100 Army Reserve Soldiers, family members and supporters of the 313th Movement Control Battalion (MCB), 55th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), attended a deployment ceremony here on Sunday, July 10th, on the day it left home station for further training before traveling overseas.
July 15, 2016 - “Attention to orders!” boomed a voice over the loud speaker. “The President of the United States has reposed special trust and confidence in the patriotism, valor, fidelity and abilities of Kenneth D. Jones….”
July 15, 2016 - As the sun rises on a hot summer day in Central Texas, a formation of Soldiers stand tall on historic MacArthur Parade Field located in the center of the military base
June 25, 2016 - Approximately 14 Soldiers from the Army Reserve’s 811th Ordnance Company have volunteered to brave flooding waters and mud slides around the city of Rainelle, W.Va. to provide rescue operations, route clearance and shelter in partnership with the town of Rainelle this weekend.
June 16, 2016 - WEST POINT, N.Y. (June 11, 2016) – The Team Army archery team is preparing for the 2016 Department
June 16, 2016 - The Army Reserve Soldiers of the 398th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, headquartered in Rockville, Md., teamed up with the 91st Training Division and the 75th Training Division to provide logistics training support for WAREX 91-16-02 at Fort Hunter-Liggett, Cali. from Apr 30 to May 14, 2016.
June 14, 2016 - Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Medical Brigade, 807th Medical Command conducted advanced medical training as part of their annual training at Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area June 12, 2016.
May 23, 2016 - More than 50 Soldiers and Families of the Army Reserve’s 313th Movement Control Battalion, headquartered in Baltimore, Md., began preparation for their upcoming deployment by attending a combined Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program (YRRP) event with Soldiers from the 200th Military Police Command, the 335th Signal Command (Theater), and the Military Intelligence Readiness Command, held at the Sheraton Hotel in Tyson’s Corner, Va., May 6 – 8, 2016.
May 3, 2016 - Do all the events, training and classes done as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month affect
April 26, 2016 - “Get on line! Get on line! We have Soldiers to feed!” Those were the words of Chief Warrant Officer 4 Charles Hunter, command food advisor for the 377th Sustainment Command (Theater), as he organized trays and utensils by the food containers in the Mobile Kitchen Trailer (MKT). The food service specialists were ready to feed an Army.
April 21, 2016 - The guidon for the Army Reserve’s 643rd Regional Support Group, 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) was handed to a new commander at a change-of-command ceremony held April 9, at the unit's Whitehall, Ohio, Army Reserve Center headquarters.
April 20, 2016 - Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Dawn-Noel P. Dunbar, assigned to the 811th Ordnance Company, 321st Ordnance Battalion, based in Raineville W.Va., has innovatively created a way to coordinate social media and Physical Readiness Training (PRT) to increase unit readiness and motivation for her fellow Soldiers.
April 20, 2016 - Eleven Soldiers braved snow and battled below-freezing temperatures in their quest to be named the best warrior in the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, in the command’s Best Warrior Competition, held April 4 – 7. These eleven already claimed the best warrior titles in their commands before descending on the frozen tundra of Ft. Devens, Mass.
April 18, 2016 - Boom. The shotgun blast reverberates through the phone receiver. Breathless seconds pass before an eerily calm voice cuts through the ringing ear pressed against the other line
April 7, 2016 - During the March Battle Training Assembly here at the 310th ESC at Ft. Ben. Harrison, the warrant officers assigned to the headquarters met with Brig. Gen. Vincent B. Barker, the commanding general of the 310th ESC, to introduce ourselves to him and brief him on our job specialties. The group reflected the years of experience of the 310th ESC warrant officer corps and the incredible variation in terms of service for our warrant officers, but one thing that was immediately apparent to me was that we need new blood in our ranks.
April 6, 2016 - For those of you who are not familiar with the Army Readiness Assessment Program (ARAP), it is a closed-loop system of unit measurement, improvement, and re-evaluation for battalion level organizations.
April 4, 2016 - Recently, the first-ever 310th ESC Readiness Initiative SHARP Summit Campaign (RISSC) was held at the SPC Luke P. Frist Army Reserve Center, Indianapolis, IN.
March 23, 2016 - The constant surprise and change in schedule kept the warriors competing in the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) best warrior competition moving and on the alert.
March 15, 2016 - As the sun rose, it cast light on rows of military vehicles standing still, neatly aligned and ready to take Soldiers to their daily missions. The Soldiers of the 766th Transportation Battalion, based in South Bend, Ind., stood at the ready as well, nearly as stiff as the cold metal of the vehicles- it was after all a particularly brutal New Jersey winter. Nevertheless, the Soldiers of the Army Reserve’s 766th Transportation Battalion battled the extreme winter weather and field conditions to keep the mission rolling during Warrior Exercise 78-16-01 (WAREX).
March 9, 2016 - Soldiers and civilian staff from the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and the 377th Theater Sustainment Command took the opportunity to honor the 45 year public service career of Margaret “Peggy” Ranschaert with a length of service certificate and emblem here, March 4.
March 8, 2016 - Army Reserve Soldiers from around the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and the 3rd Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) entered the ultimate test during the 310th ESC 2016 Best Warrior Competition, held from Feb. 26 through 2 March, 2016 here.
February 26, 2016 - Twenty-five years have passed since an Iraqi Scud missile destroyed the building of the 14th Quartermaster Detachment, just six days into their deployment in Operation Desert Storm, Saudi Arabia. Former Soldiers of the unit and family members of the fallen showed up to support each other here, Feb. 25, 2016.
February 25, 2016 - Reminiscing while assisting with the 25th anniversary memorial service for the 14th Quartermaster Detachment in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Feb. 25, 2016, Staff Sgt. Michelle Satterfield, a water treatment operation supervisor with the 14th QM Detachment, recalls an amazing December evening.
February 17, 2016 - A conversation between two Army Reserve Soldiers during physical fitness training was the beginning of a unique training idea to allow Soldiers the opportunity to gain real-world contracting experience during battle assembly weekends.
January 21, 2016 - SLOAN, Nev. – Vince Lombardi, legendary Green Bay Packer coach, notwithstanding, for the Army Reserve Culinary Arts Team winning is NOT everything or the only thing – it’s not even the most important thing. The most important thing for this team is improving the overall quality of Army food service and Soldier training. Making sure they are set up to accomplish this drives how Chief Warrant Officer 2 Danny Wolf has developed training for not only the team, but for cooks in Army Reserve units across the country.
January 13, 2016 - The Army's highest-ranking logistics leader visited the largest mission command headquarters in the Army Reserve.
January 12, 2016 - In the United States Army Reserve it’s common to hear the term Twice the Citizen referencing a wide-range of ability and expertise among Army Reserve Soldiers. During a promotion ceremony held at the Army Reserve Sustainment Command (ARSC) in Birmingham, this term was taken one step further. Chaplain (Maj.) Jeffery Bush, command chaplain of the ARSC was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel.
January 11, 2016 - Soldiers, family members and friends gathered to give special recognition to Lt. Col. Jackie Crittenden and Lt. Col. Alan Sconiers, Soldiers of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command (ARSC) in Birmingham, Ala. The retirement ceremony marked the closing out of their military careers which spanned 68 years of dedicated service.
January 11, 2016 - On a crisp and beautiful Sunday morning, Jan. 10, 2016, at March Air Reserve Base the 304th Sustainment Brigade (Special Troops Battalion) conduct a mobilization ceremony to formally say farewell to the families of the soldiers deploying on a year long deployment to Fort Bliss, Texas.
January 7, 2016 - Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Ian J. Marano, from the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), put the heat on for the 14th annual Norwegian Foot March at the University of Southern Indiana, Nov. 7.
December 16, 2015 - Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Christopher O. Loring is one of a handful of Soldiers who can say that they were promoted by the Sergeant Major of the Army.
December 13, 2015 - The Holidays can be tough. For Gold Star families, the holidays can be even tougher. For the past 10 years, American Airlines has been doing their part to make the holidays a little bit easier for the families of fallen service members.
December 1, 2015 - We have all packed items such as an extra toothbrush, deodorant, clothes and snacks, but not everyone has had the opportunity to literally pack an extra life.
November 8, 2015 - Civilians and Army Reserve Soldiers challenged themselves at the 2015 Central Florida Tough Mudder in Palm Bay, Fla., Nov. 7-8.
October 30, 2015 - Leaders from the Army Reserve’s 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC), the Army Reserve Careers Division (ARCD), and the U.S. Army’s Recruiter Battalion Indianapolis (USAREC) gathered at the SPC Luke P. Frist Army Reserve Center on Fort Benjamin Harrison for a day of partnership building and coordination with the 2015 Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion Partnership Zone Conference, Oct. 24.
October 27, 2015 - FORT BELVOIR, Va. – A unit born on the rails reemerged on the water in an historic ceremony that activated the 3d Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) making it the first watercraft brigade in the Army Reserve. The event was just the beginning of a busy summer and fall that saw notable training with its active duty counterpart, the 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), and the addition of more units to its footprint. For 3d TB (X) Commander Col. David Roscoe, it is an exciting time to be in the Army watercraft business.
October 21, 2015 - Soldiers of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command took part in an assumption of command ceremony Oct. 17 in Birmingham, Alabama. During the ceremony, the command and colors of the ARSC were passed from Maj. Gen. Les Carroll, commanding general of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command of Belle Chasse, Louisiana to Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Doll as he assumed control of the ARSC.
September 24, 2015 - The 3rd Logistical Civil Augmentation Program Support Battalion conducted a change of command ceremony on Sept. 19, 2015. Col. Thomas Niles, commander of the LOGCAP Support Brigade presided over the ceremony and spoke highly of the battalion.
July 14, 2015 - FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Approximately 1,100 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from 18 states participated in the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise conducted at Forward Operating Base Patriot on Fort Bragg, N.C. They came from as far away as Michigan and Puerto Rico and as near as North Carolina to haul fuel for the Defense Logistics Agency. They were also there to purify and distribute water, cook for the troops, clean laundry, provide field showers and other tasks necessary to complete the mission.
July 14, 2015 - FORT DEVENS, Mass. - The stakes were higher than ever for 10 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers competing in the 377th Theater Sustainment Command Best Warrior Competition held for the first time this year at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. Only one noncommissioned officer and one junior Soldier could represent the 377th TSC at the U.S. Army Reserve Command’s competition, and only the best rose to the top during the weeklong event April 13-17.
July 1, 2015 - Soldiers from the 254th Quartermaster Company (Laundry & Bath) prepare to compete for a Phillip A. Connelly Award for the title of the best mess section in the U.S. Army Reserve.
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