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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Food safety course fills gap for reserve component culinarians
Sergeant Major Dominic DiFatta, Joint Culinary Center of Excellence SGM, speaks with students attending a first-time Persons in Charge Course, held Sept. 19-23 in Chesterfield County, Virginia. Participants earned a professional food safety certification upon completion. (U.S. Army photo by T. Anthony Bell)
Sept. 28, 2022 - Twenty-two Army reservists from units across the country attended a first-of-its-kind Persons in Charge Course on Sept. 19-23 in neighboring Chesterfield County...

New to the Army Reserve, but not new to the Army
Capt. Brenda BandaCruz currently serves as the 4th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, command historian.
Aug. 22, 2022 - Capt. Brenda BandaCruz is new to the U.S. Army Reserve, but she is not new to the Army. She attended her first Battle Assembly in August after serving seven years with the Active Component Army. She left active duty because...

Supporting our theaters across the globe: 79th Theater Sustainment Command conducts early entry command post exercise
Soldiers assigned to the 79th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) tighten the lines for one of the 12 tents used as part of  the Early Entry Command Post at Camp Telega, June 19, 2022. The EECP is a rapid response element of the 79th TSC’s theater logistics and sustainment planning that prepares Soldiers to provide sustainment and logistic support in a theater environment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Traci Muldoon)
July 20, 2022 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 79th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) walked a mile in the boots of their partners overseas by participating in an early entry command post (EECP) exercise to practice providing...

319th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion trains in simulated remains transportation ceremony
Army Reserve Soldiers from the 319th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion render a salute while practicing the proper handling procedures for transporting a simulated combat casualty during a training event at Combat Support Training Exercise 91-22-01, June 14, at Fort Hunter Liggett, California. The CSTX is a large-scale training exercise that helps Army Reserve units train and prepare to deploy capable, combat-ready and lethal firepower in support of the Army and joint partners throughout the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Pfc. Britton Spencer)
June 23, 2022 - Army Reserve Soldiers of the 319th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion train to carry fallen comrades in a simulated remains transportation ceremony during Combat Support Training Exercise 91-22-01, June 14, 2022, on Fort...

4th ESC deputy commander promoted to brigadier general
Sandy Hagenbeck [left] and Major General Kris Belanger [right], Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Army, pin on one-star epaulets onto Brig. Gen. Kelly Hagenbeck [center] during his promotion ceremony held at the Horace B. Hanson Jr. Army Reserve Center in Hoover, Alabama on June 4, 2022. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. William Wratee)
June 13, 2022 - On June 4, 2022, the Army promoted U.S. Army Reserve Col. Kelly Hagenbeck to brigadier general during a ceremony held at the Horace B. Hanson Jr. Army Reserve Center in Hoover, Alabama...

223rd Ordnance Company participates in maintenance reset mission
Pfc. Victoria Bustamante, a 91B - Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic with the 223rd Ordnance Company out of Grand Prairie, Texas, worked on Light Medium Tactical Vehicle (LMTV) durign the Maintenance RESET mission at Fort Hood Texas.
June 6, 2022 - During their two-week annual training, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 223rd Ordnance Company (ORD CO), based out of Grand Prairie, Texas, are providing maintenance mission support to the 407th Army Field Support...

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...
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