The 812th Quartermaster Company from Kingsville, Texas, conducts a react to fire training during Warrior Exercise (WAREX 86-21-02), Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, June 12, 2021.
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Army Reserve Tough 'Ombres host change of command ceremony
Tough ‘Ombres from the 90th Sustainment Brigade conduct a change of command ceremony on Camp Pike in North Little Rock, Arkansas today. 
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Kevin Meisler, Commander of the 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), is officiating the ceremony.
Col. Stephen M. Pazak is relinquishing command to Col. Dixon T. Brockbank from Perry, Utah after serving as the brigade's commander since June 1, 2020.
May 16, 2022 - Army Reserve Soldiers known as the Tough ‘Ombres from the 90th Sustainment Brigade conducted a change of command ceremony on Camp Pike in North Little Rock, Arkansas, on May 14, 2022...

910 QM Tough 'Ombres arrive at NTC
Tough ‘Ombres from the 910 Quartermaster Company out of Ardmore, Oklahoma arrived at Fort Irwin, California today for an upcoming rotation in the “box” at the National Training Center. The 910 is providing petroleum support to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment out of Fort Hood, Texas. 

90th Sustainment Brigade Commander, Col. Steve Pazak, joined the troops shortly after arriving at Fort Irwin. He encouraged them to get everything they could out of annual training and asked them to look after each other during the rotation. He challenged the unit’s leadership Capt. Stephan Jackson, Commander, and 1st Sgt. John freeman to watch over the team and ensure they are spiritually, mentally, physically, and financially fit.
May 9, 2022 - Army Reserve Soldiers from the 910 Quartermaster Company out of Ardmore, Oklahoma, arrived at Fort Irwin, California, today for an upcoming rotation in the “box” at the National Training Center. The Tough 'Ombres are...

Transportation Soldiers qualify with .50 caliber machine guns
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Logan Everts, assigned to the 445th Transportation Company, 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, 377th Sustainment Command, Waterloo, Iowa engages targets from as far away as 1,300 yards to qualify with a Browning M2A1 .50-caliber machine gun at a range on Fort McCoy, Wis., April 9, 2022. His assistant gunner was Spc. Jonathan Youngberg, also of the 445th. This training builds confidence in the Soldiers and assists the U.S. Army Reserve in providing more capable Soldiers to be successful on the battlefield.(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Clinton Wood).
April 14, 2022 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from several companies in the 470th Movement Control Battalion, 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, 79th Theater Sustainment Command, Elwood, Illinois, trained on something not every Soldier is...

Tough ‘Ombres convoy to Canada
Tough ‘Ombres from the 217th Transportation Company out of San Antonio, Texas are transporting equipment across the country to support our Canadian allies during the upcoming Exercise Maple Resolve. 



U.S. Army North and the Canadian Armed Forces plan year-round for the Canadian Army's Exercise Maple Resolve, the largest allied exercise conducted in North America. Maple Resolve provides an opportunity to enhance multi-national interoperability in a brigade-level field training exercise.

Col. Steve Pazak, 90th Sustainment Brigade Commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Brenda Acosta linked up with the convoy at Fort Knox, Kentucky to offer encouragement along the journey and to stress the importance of the training/driving time as well as safety.

Great work Tough ‘Ombres!
April 7, 2022 - Tough ‘Ombres from the 217th Transportation Company out of San Antonio, are transporting equipment across the country to support our Canadian allies during the upcoming Exercise Maple Resolve...

453rd Cargo Transfer Company mobilization ceremony
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from 348th Transportation Battalion held a deployment ceremony today to honor more than 150 Soldiers from the 453rd Cargo Transfer Company out of Houston and Stinton, Texas as they prepare to mobilize overseas in support of Central Command. 

The 453rd is charged with providing cargo transfer facilities at interchanges between air, rail, truck, and water transportation points. The company operates like civilian distribution center. Their mission is to keep Soldiers outfitted with the equipment needed to win on the battlefield.

Lt. Col. Mark Peckham, 348th Transportation Battalion Commander, and Command Sgt. Maj, Brenda Acosta encouraged the Soldiers to stay safe, look out for each other, and to stay connected with friends and family during their mobilization. 

Col. Steve Pazak, 90th Sustainment Brigade Commander, attended the event and personally shook every soldier’s hand before they departed. Pazak thanked the Soldiers and family members for their support during the training and asked for continued support during the execution of the upcoming mission.

Soldiers from the 453rd Cargo Transfer Company fall under the 348th Transportation Battalion in Houston, Texas and the 90th Sustainment Brigade out of North Little Rock, Arkansas.

The 90th Sustainment Brigade’s lineage goes back to August 1917 when the unit was formed as an Infantry Division on Camp Travis, Texas. When the 90th Infantry Division landed on D-Day, the blood-red T-O insignia meant Texas and Oklahoma. Today the T-O stands for
March 7, 2022 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from 348th Transportation Battalion held a deployment ceremony today to honor more than 150 Soldiers from the 453rd Cargo Transfer Company out of Houston and Stinton, Texas as they prepare to...

Theory of operations studied at Power Generation class
Brandon Johnson, a Department of the Army Civilian heavy mobile repair inspector with the Area Maintenance Support Activity-164, Lexington, Ky., right, reads a theory of operations of a 15-kilowatt Tactical Quiet Generator as Sgt. Justin Meidinger, assigned to the 452nd Ordnance Company, 451st Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Aberdeen, S.D., and a military technician with the AMSA- 108-Branch Maintenance Activity (BMA)-1 in Aberdeen, left, and fellow Soldier and co-worker Sgt. Larry Woodell, search for the relay during the Logistic Sustainment Training Power Generation class at the 88th Readiness Division-operated Fort McCoy, Wis., Draw Yard March 1, 2022.  The students learned about theory of operations for the first time since the class has been offered. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Clinton Wood).
March 7, 2022 - The students in the first Fiscal Year 22’s Logistic Sustainment Training Power Generation class were the first to learn the theory of generators and extensive details on how each piece of equipment of a generator works at the...

After cold January, CWOC students cite Fort McCoy as ideal training location for course
A student in Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) class 22-03 participates in cold-water immersion training Jan. 31, 2022, at Big Sandy Lake on South Post at Fort McCoy, Wis. The training event is the final training event before graduating from the CWOC. CWOC students are trained on a variety of cold-weather subjects, including snowshoe training and skiing as well as how to use other gear. Training also focuses on terrain and weather analysis, risk management, cold-weather clothing, developing winter fighting positions in the field, camouflage and concealment, and numerous other areas that are important to know in order to operate in a cold-weather environment. The training is coordinated through the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security at Fort McCoy with support from contractor Veterans Range Solutions.
Feb. 16, 2022 - During January 2022 at Fort McCoy, weather data shows 18 of 31 days during the month had overnight temperatures in the below-zero range — one night as cold as minus 35 degrees Fahrenheit. And through those many cold nights,...

Mobilization ceremony send off for the 90th Sustainment Brigade
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The U.S. Army Reserve’s 90th Sustainment Brigade held a deployment ceremony today to honor a detachment of nearly one-hundred Soldiers mobilizing overseas in support of Central Command. 



Members of the command and staff offered praise and words of wisdom as family, friends, and fellow Soldiers gathered at the brigade headquarters on Camp Robinson in North Little Rock, Arkansas. 



Col. Steve Pazak, commander of the 90th Sustainment Brigade thanked the Soldiers and family members for their support during the training and asked for continued support during the execution of the upcoming mission.



Maj. Ian Ahearn, a current resident of Bridger, Montana, is tasked with leading the detachment during the mobilization. He thanked the Soldiers for volunteering for this mission and asked them to look after each other. 



The 90th Sustainment Brigade’s lineage goes back to August 1917 when the unit was formed as an Infantry Division on Camp Travis, Texas. When the 90th Infantry Division landed on D-Day, the blood-red T-O insignia meant Texas and Oklahoma. Today the T-O stands for
Feb. 4, 2022 - The U.S. Army Reserve’s 90th Sustainment Brigade held a deployment ceremony today to honor a detachment of nearly one-hundred Soldiers mobilizing overseas in support of Central Command...

Why I serve: ‘I can help guide them in making the right decisions’
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Marcos L. Benavides, an ammunition specialist assigned to the Los Angeles, Calif., based 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, watches as a forklift picks up a pallet of Patriot missiles at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, on Oct. 11, 2021. The Soldier is preparing to redeploy after a tour spent supporting the 3rd Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade, 1st Theater Sustainment Command. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Elorina Santos)
Oct. 27, 2021 - U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Marcos L. Benavides is passionate about being there for his Soldiers.“I just want to help them and make sure that they’re set in life or their military career, things I wish somebody had told me...

Beaumont-based Army Reserve unit holds Soldier’s memorial
Soldiers of the 373rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion render honors to Sgt. Maj. Franklin E. Harris during a memorial service at the Carl H. Pipkin Army Reserve Center Oct. 16, 2021. The unit held the memorial to honor Sgt. Maj. Harris who died Sept. 27 due to complications related to COVID-19. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Mark Halliday/Released)
Oct. 20, 2021 - The 373rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (CSSB) held a memorial service Saturday, Oct. 16 for an Army Reserve Soldier at the Carl H. Pipkin Army Reserve Center. The unit’s Soldiers, along with friends and family,...
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