Annual symposium bridges gaps across components, commands
U.S. Army Reserve, National Guard and U.S. Army V Corps senior leaders pose for a photo in front of V Corps Headquarters before the second annual Reserve Component Symposium in Fort Knox, Kentucky, Dec. 2, 2023. The second annual Reserve Component Symposium provided an ideal opportunity for commanders of relevant U.S. Army Reserve formations, state adjutants general, deputies and key staff to discuss challenges, opportunities, lessons-learned, and tactics, techniques and procedures with V Corps and U.S. Army Europe and Africa senior leaders and key advisors. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Javen Owens)
Dec. 8, 2023 - Around 40 V Corps, National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve senior leaders converged at “Victory Corps” Headquarters here Dec. 1-2 for a dynamic discussion of issues confronting Reserve Component organizations serving in the...

Army Reserve’s 389th Engineer Company supports troop projects at Fort McCoy
Soldiers with the Army Reserve's Iowa-based 389th Engineer Company work on a troop project June 12, 2023, at Fort McCoy, Wis. The 389th had Soldiers supporting several troop projects at Fort McCoy in June 2023 to not only get training for those Soldiers but also help Fort McCoy improve its infrastructure. Troop projects are a regular part of planned improvements at the installation each year, said Troop Projects Coordinator Larry Morrow with the Fort McCoy Directorate of Public Works. The projects provide valuable training for Army engineer units to train their Soldiers and also, on occasion, support training for engineer units from other military services. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
June 21, 2023 - The Army Reserve’s Iowa-based 389th Engineer Company returned to Fort McCoy in June to complete more work on troop projects at the installation...

Firefighters: Training to protect
Members of the 216th Firefighter Engineer Detachment (Firefighter Team), South Dakota Army National Guard, and 416th Engineer Command (Firefighter Team), U.S. Army Reserve out of Houston, Texas, trained for the past year to ultimately team up with 5th Armored Brigade observer, coach, trainers and White Sands Missile Range firefighters for their final validation, a culminating training exercise at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, March 17-28.
April 6, 2023 - Members of the Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve trained for the past year to ultimately team up with 5th Armored Brigade observer, coach, trainers and WSMR firefighters for their final validation, a culminating...

Wallace says farewell to 416th TEC
Then Capt. Jason Wallace, commander of Company B, 479th Engineer Battalion, from Fort Drum, New York, presents the Meritorious Service Medal to then Sgt. 1st Class Malcolm MacPherson as a retirement award. When MacPherson retired he was one of the platoon sergeants in the company.
March 23, 2023 - Brig. Gen. Jason Wallace, the former deputy commander-operations, 416th Theater Engineer Command, will say farewell and retire after more than 30 years of military service. Wallace served in the U.S. Army for 30 years, on...

Joint Task Force-Red Hill celebrates Engineer Week, recognizes important role engineers play in executing mission
U.S. Army Maj. Stephen Buck, an engineering officer assigned to Joint Task Force-Red Hill (JTF-RH) reviews his notes inside the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility (RHBFSF) at Halawa, Hawaii, Feb. 22, 2023. Buck is one of approximately 60 engineers working to defuel the RHBFSF. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Orlando Corpuz)
March 6, 2023 - In recognition of Engineer roles in defueling the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility (RHBFSF), Joint Task Force-Red Hill (JTF-RH), the recently established military organization tasked with defueling, joined the engineering...

485th Engineer Company returns after nine-month deployment
A Soldier from the 485th Engineer Company hugs his Family members Feb. 14 after a nine-month deployment to Kuwait.
Feb. 28, 2023 - On Feb. 14, more than 130 Soldiers from the 485th Engineer Company, 863rd Battalion, returned to Arlington Heights, Illinois, after a nine-month deployment to Kuwait...

Soldiers from Arizona's 253rd Engineer Battalion receive Meritorious Unit Commendation
Soldiers of the 253rd Engineer Battalion attended a meritorious unit commendation ceremony at the Florence Military Reservation in Florence, Arizona, on Feb. 4, 2023. The 253rd Engineer Battalion displayed exceptional meritorious service in support of operations Spartan Shield and Freedom's Sentinel. The meritorious unit commendation gets awarded to units for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services during military operations against an armed enemy. The unit's superior performance and engineering contributions provided lasting impacts on the United States Central Command's area of responsibility.
Feb. 6, 2023 - Soldiers with the 253rd Engineer Battalion accepted the Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC) award today for exceptional service in support of operations Spartan Shield and Freedom’s Sentinel. The award was earned collectively...

First line leaders surround Soldier during difficult times
Soldiers from the 469th Combat Engineer Company Infantry, Machesney Park, Ill., pose for a team photo at the National Training Center in 2021.
Jan. 6, 2023 - The leadership from a Machesney Park, Illinois, Army Reserve unit and the 389th Engineer Battalion headquartered here, combined forces to help a Soldier deal with thoughts of suicide...

Furlough leads to success in bodybuilding
Maj. Timothy Jarvis flexes his muscles after placing second place during a bodybuilding competition Dec. 3, 2022, in Waukegan, Illinois.
Jan. 6, 2023 - During the COVID-19 pandemic, many encountered life-changing events, including Maj. Timothy Jarvis of the 416th Theater Engineer Command’s Contingency Command Post. Those changes led Jarvis on a path he never thought of, as...

411th Engineer Company equipment deployment by rail movement at Fort McCoy, Part IX
Railcars that were loaded by Soldiers with the Army Reserve’s 411th Engineer Company with military vehicles and equipment are shown Nov. 17, 2022, at Fort McCoy, Wis. Overall the company loaded 128 items on to railcars over the multi-day rail movement at the installation to deploy the equipment eventually to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. Five personnel with the Fort McCoy Logistics Readiness Center (LRC) assisted with the rail movement and its coordination. The 411th is the latest of many units over the last decade to hold rail movements at Fort McCoy. As a matter of fact, for the many decades of Fort McCoy’s existence, the capability to transport cargo and equipment to and from the installation by rail has always been there. And it’s a capability that will continue, Fort McCoy LRC officials said. During World War II, for example, the railroad at Fort McCoy was one of the main forms of transportation for bringing troops in for training and home after the war as well as for moving cargo and equipment in and out of the installation. The 411th is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Dec. 1, 2022 - Railcars that were loaded by Soldiers with the Army Reserve’s 411th Engineer Company load railcars with military vehicles and equipment are shown Nov. 17, 2022, at the rail yard at Fort McCoy, Wis...
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