Why I serve: ‘It taught me how to be a leader and how to do the right thing'
Master Sgt. Ruben Soto, the operations sergeant major for the 1397th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1996 as a 14E, which is known today as a Patriot fire control enhanced operator. He is currently serving as a transportation senior sergeant, or 88Z, serving as an Active Guard Reserve Soldier at Port Shuaiba, Kuwait. “Once I got in and saw what the Army was—it was not what I saw in the movies or on TV—it was something totally different and I liked it,” Soto said. “It taught me how to be a leader and how to do the right thing.”
Jan. 3, 2022 - Master Sgt. Ruben Soto has given 26 years of his life to the Army and his country, and he’s not done giving.Soto is currently deployed here with the 595th Transportation Brigade, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, serving as...

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,...

1185th DDSB ‘Sentinels’ case colors ending nine-month deployment at Kuwaiti ports
Sept. 8, 2021 - The “Sentinel” Soldiers of the Army Reserve’s Lancaster, Pennsylvania, based 1185th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion cased their unit colors ending their nine-month deployment during a ceremony at the Zone 1...

Army Reserve Soldiers help move cargo during 101st Airborne Division's sea deployment readiness exercise
Sgt. Dilan Labbie, a transportation management coordinator with the 502nd Expeditionary Terminal Operations Element, sketches a blueprint of the cargo, inside the USNS Medonca during the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division's sea deployment readiness exercise at the Port of Charleston, S.C. Aug. 24.
Sept. 7, 2021 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 841st Transportation Battalion provided cargo handling support aboard the USNS Mendonca in support of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division's sea deployment readiness...

‘Brickyard’ NCO’s reflect on Kuwait deployment under COVID-19 mitigations
Command Sgt. Maj Keith Gwin, 310th Sustainment command (Expeditionary),  addresses Soldiers in a formation during pre-deployment training at Ft Knox, Ky. 22. Sep. 2020.  

Brickyard Soldiers gathered at Knox to complete training tasks necessary to deploy and support logistical operations within the CENTCOM Area of Responsibility.  (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Chad Nixon)
Aug. 19, 2021 - The Army Reserve’s Indianapolis-based 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) noncommissioned officers were the backbone of the unit’s mobilization and deployment here during the COVID-19 pandemic...
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Brig. Gen. Stephanie Q. Howard
Commanding General, Army Reserve Sustainment Command
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Command Sergeant Major Christopher Luchsinger
Army Reserve Sustainment Command
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