February 15, 2017 - Sgt. Maj. Keith Christie, 650th Regional Support Group senior operations sergeant, organized and conducted a Best Warrior Competition at the George W. Dunaway Army Reserve Center in Sloan, Nev. February 7-9.
February 14, 2017 - In 1990, 22-year-old Frank Musisi arrived in Los Angeles from Uganda with $25 in his pocket. With dreams of studying computer science in college, Musisi, currently the officer in charge of supply services for the 79th Sustainment Support Command, had a lot of people in Uganda counting on his success. One of Musisi’s cousins, a lieutenant colonel in the Ugandan military, had funded Musisi’s move to the U.S. by using money he had earmarked to build a house.
January 18, 2017 - The U.S. Army Reserve’s 314th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (CSSB), based out of Sloan, Nev., participated in a transfer of authority ceremony with the outgoing 336th CSSB, based out of Buckeye, Ariz. here, on Dec. 29, 2016.
January 3, 2017 - Col. Toni A. Glover, 650th Regional Support Group commander, was present at the George W. Dunaway Army Reserve Center to pass the 650th RSG command sergeant major position to Command Sgt. Maj. Darin S. Daniels, a Mesa, Arizona resident, in a change of responsibility ceremony in Sloan, Nevada December 18.
December 27, 2016 - About 2,000 U.S. military, international troops and intergovernmental personnel participated in Exercise Judicious Response—U.S. Africa Command’s largest exercise—Dec. 5-11 in locations including Germany, Italy, California, and North Carolina with an aim at crisis response.
December 5, 2016 - Maj. Annie Green, 650th Regional Support Group personnel officer in charge, led Sgt. 1st Class Cecile Christian and Staff Sgt. Anthony Griswold at the Fort Irwin National Training Center November 17-20, while they ran the at the Reception Staging Onward-Movement Integration station, where Soldiers were processed in and out of the Field Training Exercise.
December 1, 2016 - Brig. Gen. David Elwell, 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command commanding general, traveled to the Fort Irwin National Training Center November 19, during a joint Field Training Exercise for combat readiness, where he conducted a change of command ceremony for the 304th Sustainment Brigade, transferring the unit colors to Col. Chris Barra from Col. Jon Blatt.
November 29, 2016 - Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Mark W. Palzer, commanding general of the 79th Sustainment Support Command, visited the Soldiers of the 451st Expeditionary Sustainment Command and held a town hall meeting along with Brig. General Bruce E. Hackett, commanding general of the 451st ESC, Nov. 28, 2016 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
November 10, 2016 - The 3rd Congressional District of Nevada’s congressman, Congressman Joseph John Heck, who is also a brigadier general in the U.S. Army Reserves, joined Brig. Gen. David E. Elwell, 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command commanding general, and traveled to Las Vegas to support Lt. Col. Kevin O. McKenzie, 314th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Mario Canizales, 314th CSSB command sergeant major, at the Nevada National Guard Armory for a deployment ceremony November 5.
November 8, 2016 - The city of Santa Monica and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) honored Pvt. Joe Gandara, a Soldier killed in WWII and Medal of Honor recipient, Nov. 4 by unveiling a plaque commemorating his sacrifice at the 26th street/Bergamot Station.