NCO delivers readiness to DEFENDER-Europe 21, other missions across Europe
Master Sgt. Roxanne Richards, assigned to the 405th Army Field Support Brigade, delivers readiness at the tactical point of need as the only Logistics Civil Augmentation Program noncommissioned officer in Europe. She is responsible for all the LOGCAP contracting requirements for Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary and Poland. And during DEFENDER-Europe 21, her responsibilities extent to Estonia, as well. (Cameron Porter)
May 11, 2021 - Within the 405th Army Field Support Brigade, noncommissioned officers play a critical role in operationalizing U.S. Army Materiel Command capabilities to deliver anticipatory readiness at the tactical point of need...

Driver’s training adds seasoning to transportation company
Specialist David Velazquez, seated in vehicle, truck driver, 459th Transportation Company, listens to instructions from Chief Warrant Officer 2 Tifini Steif, right, maintenance warrant officer, 459th Trans. Co., prior to conducting a check ride of a light medium tactical vehicle as part of driver's training at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 30, 2021. The check ride ensures licensed drivers' skills are still adequate enough to operate the equipment.
May 6, 2021 - Preparing for war is a serious business. For the Soldiers of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 459th Transportation Company, that business brought them to the hills of the driver’s training course here, April 30, 2021...

LOGCAP Support Brigade conducts change of responsibility ceremony
Laura Arndt, spouse of Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Arndt, was awarded a certificate of appreciation for her contributions supporting the LOGCAP Support Brigade. Col. Michael Clark, LSB commander, presented her with the award during a change of responsibility ceremony held at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, April 10. (Photo by Staci-Jill Burnley, ASC Public Affairs)
April 23, 2021 - The Logistics Civil Augmentation Program Support Brigade, U.S. Army Reserve Sustainment Command, held a change of responsibility ceremony here April 10 in Heritage Hall...

Columbus Recruiting Battalion Hosts Women’s History Panel Discussion
Staff Sergeant Kayla Stock, an Army recruiter with the Western Hills Army Recruiting Station in Cincinnati, Ohio; Sergeant Rosilyn Stallworth an Army recruiter with the Huber Heights Army Recruiting Station in Huber Heights, Ohio; and Staff Sergeant Lakisha Gibson, an Army recruiter out of the Columbus East U.S. Army Recruiting Center in Columbus, Ohio (left to right) visit the Columbus Recruiting Station in Whitehall, Ohio to discuss the opportunities the Army has provided for themselves and their families during a Women's History Month panel discussion March 3, 2021.
April 1, 2021 - In celebration of Women’s History Month, three female Army recruiters from different recruiting offices throughout Ohio, met at the Columbus Recruiting Battalion in Whitehall, Ohio March 10, 2021 for a panel discussion on the...

Learning from the Greatest Generation
Chief Warrant Officer 5 Dorian Bozza, Maintenance Section Chief at the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, discusses the logistical challenges of the North African campaign with fellow warrant officers at the National World War II Museum on March 24, 2021, New Orleans, La.
March 31, 2021 - On a rainy Louisiana morning, warrant officers of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command gathered at the National WWII Museum in downtown New Orleans before the museum opened its doors. The assembled team had specialists from...

Beauty queen deploys to Iraq as a logistics officer
Official photo of the reigning Ms. Belleza Latina International Lt. Col. Beatriz Florez. Florez serves as the executive officer for the Syrian Logistics Cell, Erbil Air Base, Iraq, which is part of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command’s support of eight outposts in the Eastern Syrian Security Area.
March 30, 2021 - Little girls often dream of one day becoming a princess and living the fairytale life. Not many envision lacing up a pair a boots and joining the military, but that was exactly what Lt. Col Beatriz Florez did. She is part of...

Former 310th ESC CG reflects on Women’s History Month, her career
Then-2nd Lt. Cheryn L. Swanson, stands with her Army officer parents, Carol and Chuck, upon her May 1989 commissioning through the Indiana University-Perdue University Reserve Officer Training Corps program. Now, Brig. Gen. Cheryn L. Fasano is the deputy commanding general of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, and before that assignment, Fasano served from 2018 to 2020 as the commanding general of the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary). (Photo courtesy of Brig. Gen. Cheryn L. Fasano)
March 25, 2021 - A former commanding general of the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) shared her reflections on her career, commanding the 310th ESC and what Women’s History Month means to her now...

LOGCAP Support Brigade completes various vital missions during COVID-19
Sgt. 1st Class Jack Riley, LSB, Detachment 11, checks the fuel gauge for the power generation to provide uninterrupted power to the site as part of the monthly Contracting Officer’s Representative inspection. Courtesy photo
March 23, 2021 - The Logistics Civil Augmentation Program Support Brigade (LOGCAP) was tasked to help stop the spread of COVID-19 based on its contracting oversight skills and technical expertise in logistics. Within a short time from its...

1st TSC and Marines airdrop medical supplies, food to forward personnel
Marine crewmembers in partnering with 1st Theater Sustainment Support-Operations Command Post, headquarters at Camp Arijan, Kuwait, watch the last of nine airdrop pallets deploy from back of their C-130J Heracles during Feb. 23, 2021 mission. The crew dropped pallets to three different sites inside the U.S. Central Command area of operations with medical supplies, food and other materiel. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Neil McCabe)
March 11, 2021 - Soldiers with the 1st Theater Sustainment Command's operational command post, or 1st TSC-OCP, headquartered here, successfully executed joint airdrop missions with a Marine C-130J Hercules aircrew and Army riggers in the U.S...

Medical Readiness Training Command Best Warrior Competition 2021
Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Marsiglia and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert L. Gessler, the command team of the Army Reserve’s Medical Readiness Training Command, present 1st Lt. Matthew G. Easley and Sgt. Justin P. Kelleher with awards at the conclusion of the unit's Best Warrior Competition held Feb. 22-27, 2021 at Camp Bullis, Texas. Easley, a Medical Services Officer from Elk Grove, Calif. and Kelleher, a Human Resources Non-Commissioned Officer from Salt Lake City, Utah, were two of the ten competitors in the 6-day competition. Kelleher will represent the MRTC at the next level of competition.
March 5, 2021 - Despite a massive snowstorm shutting down much of the state of Texas, the Medical Readiness Training Command and the 4th Expeditionary Sustainment Command hosted a Best Warrior Competition at Camp Bullis, Texas, the last week...

Friendly rivalry: Army Reserve Soldiers strive for excellence
The 642nd Regional Support Group announced the winners of its annual Best Warrior Competition at Fort McClellan, Ala., Feb. 24, 2021. U.S. Army Spc. Omid A. Skinner with 441st Transportation Company and Sgt. 1st Class Adam Smith of the 145th Theater Movement Control Element received top honors after four days of intense challenges, including a seven-mile ruck march, land navigation course and rifle marksmanship. Skinner earned top enlisted Soldier and Smith was the top NCO out of the competitors. Both will represent the brigade at the 143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Best Warrior Competition. Spc. Joshua R. Fox of the 441st Transportation Company and Staff Sgt. Manuel F. Valencia of the 287th Transportation Company were selected as runners-up and will take the winners' places if they are unable to attend the next level of competition. Pictured, from left, 642nd RSG Commander Col. Robert J. Coker, Smith, Skinner and Command Sgt. Maj. Denise Demps. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Gary A. Witte, 642nd Regional Support Group)
March 2, 2021 - It wouldn’t be a competition without struggle, but several Soldiers at the 642nd Regional Support Group’s Best Warrior in January said the fellowship they found finished first.The four-day event at Fort McClellan, Ala.,...

Army Reserve Soldiers deployed to Camp Arifjan reflect on Black History Month
Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer Denrick Mills, an air mobility warrant officer deployed to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, with the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), said his favorite Black History story is the Triple Nickel “smokejumpers.” In 1945, the all-black 555th Airborne Infantry Battalion was ordered to Oregon to fight forest fires started by nature and by incendiary-bearing balloons sent into West Coast forests by the Japanese. “They used this airborne unit to jump in an put the fire out—that’s how the smokejumpers started,” he said.
March 1, 2021 - Army Reserve Soldiers deployed here shared their thoughts about Black History Month and Black culture in America...

103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) conducts convoy mounted preliminary marksmanship instructions
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Jonathan Houston, an infantryman with the 753rd Quartermaster Company, 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command,  listens to preliminary marksmanship instructions during Operation Cactus Gunnery, a training mission to train Army Reserve Soldiers on Integrated Weapons Systems and convoy operations, at Ft. McCoy, Wis., Nov. 12, 2020. The training conducted was vital for units who provided convoy support elements, as ensuring efficiency of these fundamental tasks helps prepare Soldiers for future convoy operations. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Maximilian Huth)
Feb. 24, 2021 - Soldiers were trained in cross vehicle communication, calling in air support and requesting a medical evacuation, all events that can occur when coming in contact with enemy forces. Using simulated gunner positions, they...

Ambassador praises Army Reserve medical Soldiers
Ambassador Alina L. Romanowski, United States ambassador to Kuwait, speaks with 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command Soldiers after an award ceremony for their efforts in providing life-saving measures and assisting a local victim of a catastrophic vehicle accident in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Feb. 18, 2021. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Zoran Raduka, 1st TSC Public Affairs)
Feb. 24, 2021 - The United States ambassador to Kuwait honored three Army Reserve Soldiers Thursday at a ceremony at the U.S. embassy here for rendering first aid to a pedestrian struck on a highway...

Army Reserve officers march 50 miles to honor Teddy Roosevelt, JFK for Presidents Day
Army Reserve officers Lt. Col. Shane Cater and Maj. Kyle
Feb. 18, 2021 - Two Army Reserve officers deployed here with the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) marched 50 miles in a Presidents Day homage to presidents Theodore Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy. Lt. Col. Shane Cater, chief of the...

310th ESC CG looks back on successful mobilization to Kuwait under COVID-19 protocols
Commanding General of the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Brig. Gen. Justin Swanson said he is convinced from his experience mobilizing the 310th ESC to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, under COVID-19 conditions was that many of the COVID-19 mitigations will continue after the pandemic has passed. Swanson first enlisted in the Louisiana National Guard and served there as a combat medic before he was commissioned in 1993. (Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Noel Gerig, 1st TSC Public Affairs)
Feb. 10, 2021 - The commanding general of the 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command said it was a tremendous challenge to successfully mobilize and deploy his Army Reserve unit here under a strict COVID-19 environment...

COVID-19 vaccine rollout ongoing in U.S. Army Central footprint
Spc. Michael Meza and Spc. John Cera, healthcare specialists with the 228th Combat Support Hospital, draw doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from vials at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Jan. 18, 2021. Camp Arifjan is utilizing a phased distribution of the vaccine, as specified by the Department of Defense, beginning with medical personnel and first responders. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Noel Gerig, 1st TSC Public Affairs)
Feb. 10, 2021 - The COVID-19 vaccination program in the U.S. Army Central’s area of operations is underway.“The COVID-19 vaccine has begun coming into theater,” said Brig. Gen. Justin Swanson, commanding general of the Army Reserve 310th...

New leadership arrives at the 377th Theater Sustainment Command
Maj. Gen. Gregory Mosser, former commander of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, is awarded by the commanding general of U.S. Army North, Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, during a change of command ceremony held at the historic Quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 29 Jan. 2021. The 377th Theater Sustainment command serves as the leading logistics element in support of U.S. Army North's nationwide COVID-19 response.
Feb. 8, 2021 - During a virtual ceremony, held at the historic Quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio – Fort Sam Houston, senior leadership within the U.S. Army North community gathered to honor the accomplishments of the outbound commander...

1185th Sentinels Stand Ready to Support Iron Union 14
Capt. Christopher Lang, 1185th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, inspects the loading process aboard the Green Ridge at the Port of Shuaiba, Kuwait, Jan. 22, 2021. The equipment, bound for the United Arab Emirates, will be received by 2/1 ABCT Soldiers and is scheduled to be utilized during exercise Iron Union 14.
Feb. 3, 2021 - For the Army to support hundreds of missions across the globe, they rely on specialized distribution battalions such as the 1185th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion (DDSB) located at the Port of Shuaiba, Kuwait...

Member of Personnel Force Innovation program recognized by Sgt. Maj. of the Army
Sgt. 1st Class Latara Smith was recognized by Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael A. Grinston during an Indiana AUSA event in November. Smith works for the Personnel Force Innovation program out of Defense Finance and Accounting Service in Indianapolis, IN as a case manager. Personnel Force Innovation (PFI) is an Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) program assigned to DFAS and is designed to support Department of Defense agencies with Defense Working Capital Funds or Foreign Military Sales funds. PFI processes and assigns military manpower from the reserve components to perform critical work at these agencies in order to support the DoD mission. Soldiers and Airmen are used to cover surge work, critical specialty skills, or to fill a gap while the appropriate civilians are hired or service members assigned. For more information on the Personnel Force Innovation program, visit https://www.dfas.mil/PFI/.
Jan. 21, 2021 - In November, Sgt. 1st Class LaTara Smith was recognized by the Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael A. Grinston during an Indiana AUSA event. Smith was recognized for her efforts with Personnel Force Innovation at the Defense...

Railroading, military service a family tradition within the 757th Expeditionary Railway Center
Sgt. 1st Class Jason Elm (left) and U.S. Army 1st Lt. David Elm pose with a locomotive. Both serve in the U.S. Army Reserve 757th Expeditionary Railway Center, headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., as railroaders. Jason currently serves as the rail operations first sergeant for Rail Planning Advisory Team 2 located at Fort Sheridan, Illinois. David is the officer in charge of Rail Assessment Team C for Rail Planning Advisory Team 1, also out of Fort Sheridan.
Jan. 21, 2021 - Sgt. 1st Class Jason Elm made a career of his love of railroads in his civilian life and in the military. His son would follow in his footsteps, and both currently work with the 757th Expeditionary Railway Center and serve as...

U.S. Army Reserve officer welcomes the challenges of company command
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert Salazar, 787th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander, and U.S. Army Maj. Anna Johnson, 787th CSSB training and operations officer, prepare to brief during Combined Training Readiness Exercise (CTRX) 20.1 at Fort McClellan, Alabama, Sept. 1, 2020. CTRX is an internal Combined Training Exercise (CTE) conducted in order to increase unit readiness and complete mission essential training tasks. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Brian Hare)
Jan. 19, 2021 - U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert Salazar, commander for the 787th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Company out of Dothan, Alabama, grew up in Crestview, Florida. He attended the Army Reserve Officer...

FAQs: COVID-19 Vaccine
Jan. 12, 2021 - Here, Soldiers may find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the vaccine...

4th ESC Soldiers work through the holidays to support COVID-19 federal response
Jan. 1, 2021 - This holiday season, Soldiers of the 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) [4th ESC] are away from home supporting the federal response to COVID-19. The 4th ESC is providing sustainment services to military medical...

Citizen Soldier receives special call for the holidays
New York Police Officer and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Samuel Garcia, intelligence analyst noncommissioned officer, 719th Movement Control Battalion, poses for a photo after a special holiday call from New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec 23, 2020. During the call Shea thanked Garcia for his continued service to the nation as he serves his country in support of Operation Spartan Shield.
Dec. 30, 2020 - The holidays are a time to show gratitude for those who’ve made a difference. In honor of the holiday season, an Army Reserve Soldier from New York, who wears two uniforms, recently received recognition from New York City...

The 211th RSG Adds New Line of Effort to Existing Mission
Dec. 29, 2020 - The 211th Regional Support Group mobilized in 2020 to assume the duties of the Fort Hood Mobilization Brigade and assist in the deployment and redeployment of Soldiers supporting Army operations across the globe. Col. David...

332nd Transportation Battalion Army Award for Maintenance Excellence
Dec. 28, 2020 - The Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 332nd Transportation Battalion, 641st Regional Support Group was presented with the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence in the U.S. Army Reserve Modification Table of...

FAQs: COVID-19 impact to the U.S. Army Reserve
Dec. 22, 2020 - These questions have been submitted by Soldiers to various U.S. Army Reserve social media websites. Here, Soldiers may find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions...

Kevin Meisler Promoted to Brigadier General
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Kevin Meisler recites the oath of office during his promotion ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Dec. 5, 2020. With the promotion, Meisler takes command of the 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), which directs more than 6,500 Army Reserve Soldiers throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and New Mexico.
Dec. 6, 2020 - The Army promoted U.S. Army Reserve Col. Kevin Meisler to brigadier general during a ceremony held at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Dec. 5, 2020.With the promotion, Meisler will take command of the 4th Sustainment...

316th ESC Company Commander Creates Collective Training Event in the Wake of COVID-19
As an Army officer, you need to adapt to your changing environment and do what is best for your Soldiers. Since March of this year, First Lt. Kaitlyn Gorgone of the 14th Quartermaster Company, 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), displayed a tremendous amount of patience despite beginning her company command in March of this year.
Dec. 4, 2020 - When COVID-19 led our country to declare a national emergency this summer, it forever changed our lives. Special events have been postponed, vacations have been canceled, and even traveling has been partially banned. Everyone...

Army Reserve Soldiers learn to save lives during Operation Cactus Gunnery
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Headquartered in DesMoines, Iowa, conducted a vehicle mounted gunnery training and qualification exercise, Nov. 4-18, at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Cactus Gunnery is designed to give Soldiers at all levels an enhanced ability to independently defend their convoys and other vehicle movements.  Army Reserve units regularly transport materials like food, ammunition, medical supplies and fuel to units in combat theaters of operation. The ability to engage organic troops and effectively bite back against would be assaults will take some pressure off security elements and contribute to the success of these vital supply missions. (U.S. Army photos by Sgt. 1st Class John Freese)
Nov. 19, 2020 - Nearly 30 Army Reserve gun crew members immersed themselves in two weeks of mounted gunnery training during Operation Cactus Gunnery here Nov. 4 to 18 hosted by the 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Des Moines, Iowa,...

Preparing for worse in the worst of times
377th Theater Sustainment Command Soldiers discuss plans at the Belle Chasse, La. based Command Operations and Information Center prior to the cumulative tabletop exercise, Nov. 13, 2020. The command serves as the sustainment lead on behalf of Army North for nationwide disaster contingencies.
Nov. 18, 2020 - During a year characterized by unexpected tragedy, the planners at the 377th Theater Sustainment Command are preparing for many more to come. Soldiers at the headquarters building are taking part in a whole-of-force planning...

Army Reserve activates 495th Inland Cargo Transportation Company in Arkansas
The Army Reserve hosted a unit activation ceremony and assumption of command for the 495th Inland Cargo Transportation Company at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas on Nov. 7, 2020. Tough ‘Ombres from 348th Transportation Battalion, 90th Sustainment Brigade, hosted the ceremony. The 495th ICTC is a direct reporting unit to the 348th Transportation Battalion stationed in Houston, Texas. Lt. Col. Mark A. Peckham, Commander of the 348th Transportation Battalion officiated the activation ceremony and 1st Lt. Deja Evans assumed command of the 495th. The Inland Cargo Transportation Company is charged with providing cargo transfer facilities at interchanges between air, rail, truck, and water transportation points. Army ICTCs operate like civilian distribution centers. Their mission is to keep Soldiers outfitted with the equipment needed to win on the battlefield
Nov. 9, 2020 - The Army Reserve hosted a unit activation ceremony and assumption of command for the 495th Inland Cargo Transportation Company at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas on Nov. 7, 2020...

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers adapt to battle assembly in a COVID Environment
Spc. Brian Hartman, a generator mechanic assigned to the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, aims at a target during primary marksmanship instruction in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, October 25, 2020.  The 377th TSC conducted its first hybrid battle assembly of the new fiscal year with some Soldiers attending in person while others living outside a 50-mile radius receiving training online. The command is using a combination of virtual and in-person training to increase safety in a COVID environment.
Nov. 3, 2020 - The 377th Theater Sustainment Command has had an intense year.As the leading logistical element in support of U.S. Army North’s nationwide disaster response, Soldiers within the command have been mobilized to support medical...

Small Arms Trainer Course Builds Weapon Proficiency in NCO Corps
US Army Reserve Soldiers conducted the Army's new combat focused M4 rifle qualification, on October 27th on a range at Ft. McCoy, Wis. The qualification rounds off the last day of a two week Small Arms Trainer Course, or SAT-C, hosted by the 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. The course is designed to re-emphasize skills on the set of small arms weapons commonly fielded in Army Reserve units. The main intent is to instill weapons proficiency for NCOs that they can then take home to Soldiers in their units. SAT-C is part of a larger ongoing training initiative by the 103rd known as Cactus Gunnery. All students in the course received enhanced training on six weapons platforms, the M9 Pistol, M4/M16 Rifle, M249B Light Machine Gun, M240B Machine Gun, M2/M2A1 Heavy Barrel Machine Gun and the MK-19 Grenade Machine Gun. (U.S. Army photos by Sgt. 1st Class John Freese, 88th RD Public Affairs Office)
Nov. 2, 2020 - Noncommissioned officers are the foundation of the Army Reserve. As such, they ensure their Soldiers are trained to successfully perform their mission. That includes proficiency in operating small arms like the M4 or M9...

Bubbles to the rescue: Army Reserve adapts training and education to COVID-19
Lt. Col. Samuel Bates (right), a G-7 officer at the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, discusses training with Master Sgt. Richard Broussard at the headquarters building in Belle Chasse, La., Oct. 20, 2020. The 377th Theater Sustainment Command serves as the lead logistics element on behalf of the nationwide Army North coronavirus response.
Oct. 21, 2020 - Across the training landscape of the Army Reserve, the seemingly distant memory of pre COVID-19 exercises is now but a wistful reminder of just how much has changed. The once-complex process of unit training before the...

Soldiers lay the groundwork for a bias-free environment with U.S. Army Project Inclusion
Maj. Gen. Gregory Mosser, commanding general of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, introduces the concept of Project Inclusion to the audience at the headquarters building in Belle Chasse, La., Oct. 14, 2020. The 377th Theater Sustainment Command serves as the logistics lead on behalf of U.S. Army North for the nationwide COVID-19 response.
Oct. 19, 2020 - Assembled at social distance within an auditorium at the 377th Theater Sustainment Command headquarters building, Soldiers from across the Army rank structure took their seats to participate in a discussion on unintentional...

Protecting the reserve force: Cactus COVID-19 Task Force
Staff Sgt. Nicholas Habeck, force protection noncommissioned officer in charge, 646th Regional Support Group, Madison, WI, provides a mission briefing to Soldiers assigned to their operations cell, Sept. 10, 2020.  Soldiers continue to maintain mission readiness while applying COVID-19 safety considerations during their unit's 2020 Annual Training.  (courtesy photo)
Oct. 6, 2020 - The novel COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our operational and training landscape throughout our daily activities and mission sets. As operations continue, leaders plan and implement policies and procedures. These...

U.S. Army Reserve activates first field feeding company
U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Elizabeth Mamay, company commander, 375th Field Feeding Company (FFC), stands in front of the Army Reserve Center in Wilson, N.C., where the 375th FFC will activate Oct. 16, 2020. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Taylor)
Oct. 6, 2020 - The U.S. Army Reserve will activate its first-ever field feeding company Oct. 16, 2020, with one year to become fully integrated. The activation signifies yet another push of moving culinary specialists (92G) from dining...

Army Reserve leaders provide insight to Soldiers at ARSC Commander’s Forum
Brig. Gen. Donald Absher gives welcome remarks at the Army Reserve Sustainment Command Commander's Forum Friday, Sept. 25.
Oct. 1, 2020 - Brig. Gen. Donald Absher, commander of Army Reserve Sustainment Command, hosted the Army Reserve Sustainment Command Commander’s Forum Sept. 24-27 to explain how Army Reserve leaders are developing senior enlisted leaders and...

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers encourage resiliency efforts during COVID-19 response
Maj. Henry Robinson, Jr., the senior mobility officer at the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, takes a moment to read a book during his downtime at the headquarters building in Belle Chasse, La., Sept. 2, 2020. The command has served as the lead logistics element on behalf of U.S. Army North for the nationwide COVID-19 response since its mobilization in March 2020. U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, remains committed to providing flexible Department of Defense support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in support of the whole-of-America COVID-19 response. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Matthew Cline)
Sept. 10, 2020 - In the large command headquarters building located at Naval Air Station – Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, it appears to be business as usual for the Soldiers of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command as they continue their...

1st Mission Support Command, 377th Theater Sustainment Command coordinate for possible emergency response
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey W. Jurasek, senior federal Army officer in the Caribbean, (left) welcomed Maj. Gen. Gregory J. Mosser (right) to the command’s headquarters, at Fort Buchanan, and provided a briefing about the Army Reserve 1st Mission Support Command capabilities, Aug. 20. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jaime Torres, 363rd PAD/released)
Aug. 31, 2020 - As hurricane season approaches its peak, Maj. Gen. Greg J. Mosser, Commanding General for the 377th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), visited the island of Puerto Rico, Aug. 20, to make an assessment of the situation on the...

The storyteller’s story: An afternoon with an Army Reserve public affairs officer
Capt. Angelina Cillo, public affairs officer with the 649th Regional Support Group, 103d Expeditionary Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), stands ready Aug. 8, 2020, to tell the Army story for her organization during Annual Training at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.
Aug. 28, 2020 - Annual training (AT) is a special part of an Army Reserve Soldier’s career. They perform their monthly battle training assemblies (BTA) then culminate their efforts during AT. This opportunity usually affords the Soldier some...

Operation Ready Warrior teaches Soldiers adaptability, leadership
Soldiers listen as Staff Sgt. Joe Aguilar, an obeserver/controller/trainer with the 95th Training Division, explains key points of land navigation as part of Operation Ready Warrior at Fort McCoy, Wis., August 21, 2020. This training helps U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers build and strengthen critical skills in order to maintain the stringent readiness requirements while also adhering to the health and safety guidelines set forth by the Department of Defense.
Aug. 27, 2020 - Army Reserve Soldiers are learning how to adapt when integrating COVID-19 safety guidelines into training during Operation Ready Warrior underway here...

Like a BOS: Unit provides life support for troops and civilians
U.S. Army Spc. Eric S. Shepherd, 207th Regional Support Group services NCO, supervises the disposal of broken equipment at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, July, 10, 2020. The Army Reserve unit provided life support services for three separate bases in Iraq through much of 2020 in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Coalition Forces continue to work with allies and partners for a unified and determined mission to degrade and defeat Daesh. The unit is based in Fort Jackson, S.C. (U.S. Army 
photo by Sgt. 1st Class Gary A. Witte, 207th Regional Support Group)
July 27, 2020 - The 207th Regional Support Group spent much of 2020 in support of Operation Inherent Resolve overseeing life support at three such locations in Iraq – Al Asad Air Base, Erbil Air Base and the Taji Military Complex. Members of...

Army Reserve Soldiers modernize logistics center in COVID-19 fight
Soldiers standing in formation prior to receiving their briefing.
July 20, 2020 - Twenty-five members of the Army Reserve 410th Brigade Signal Corps are modernizing a Logistics Operations Center at Fort Belvoir that’s helping monitor COVID-19 activities and can serve as a continuity of operations site...

38th Regional Support Group holds change of command ceremony
310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) commander, Brig. Gen. Cheryn L. Fasano passes the 38th Regional Support Group colors to the new commander for 38th Regional Support Group, Col. Scott S. Romero, during the change of command, Jul. 11, 2020 in Cross Lanes, W. Va. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Darryl A. Beatty)
July 20, 2020 - Soldiers of the Army Reserve’s 38th Regional Support Group (RSG) gathered to conduct a change of command ceremony here, July 11...

Preparing for Hurricane Season in the Age of COVID-19
Maj. David Finn, a plans officer at the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, reviews forecast data at the command headquarters in Belle Chasse, La. The 377th Theater Sustainment Command coordinates with U.S. Army North and Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide a nationwide contingency response to disaster events in the continental United States.
July 16, 2020 - The 377th Theater Sustainment Command oversaw a nationwide logistics response effort out of its home station in Belle Chasse, La. that supported thousands of service members in the fight against COVID-19 beginning in March...

Army Reserve Sustainment Command hosts first virtual Strong Bonds event amidst COVID-19 restrictions
July 6, 2020 - Soldiers are readjusting and adapting to a new type of normal. Multiple travel restrictions and stay-at-home orders are still in effect several months after the arrival of COVID-19 to our country. The coronavirus is changing...

Army Sustainment Command - Army Reserve Element deploys integration cell for COVID-19 response
July 6, 2020 - During the initial outbreak of COVID-19, a specialized acquisition unit from the Army Reserve Sustainment Command mobilized for its unique acquisition, logistics and strategic coordination skills. The Army Sustainment Command...

Army historians document actionable history during COVID-19 operations
NEW YORK – Capt. Julian Woodhouse, officer in charge of the 315th Military History Detachment, works COVID-19 Operations supporting Dept. of Defense Task Force New York from the Moxy Hotel in Times Square, one of the primary operations centers for the Task Force. Woodhouse is part of the team of U.S. Army historians mobilized across the continental United States documenting COVID-19 operations for the U.S. Army. U.S. Army North, as U.S. Northern Command’s Joint Force Land Component Command, supported various needs including public hospitals in New York City and New Jersey, responding to COVID-19 in concert and coordination with state and local entities as well as other federal organizations such as FEMA and Dept. of Health and Human Services.  (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Lamont Bradford)
June 11, 2020 - In 245 years, the U.S. Army has fought wars and conducted stability and support operations overseas and on home soil, often while fighting deadly diseases at the same time. Continental soldiers faced smallpox outbreaks during...

Army Reserve Sustainment Command adapts to COVID-19 by conducting virtual battle assembly
May 21, 2020 - Fall in. Receive the report. Those are voice commands that Soldiers hear during battle assemblies. Battle assembly refers to an Army Reserve Soldier’s military duty that occurs one weekend per month and focuses on...

Fueling Defender Europe 20-plus: Bartonville Army Reserve Soldiers delivering fuel, supplies in Poland
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Billy Bean, a truck driver from Elmwood, Illinois, looks in the mirror of a M915 tractor trailer April 30 at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland. Bean and his fellow Soldiers from the 724th Transportation Company out of Bartonville, Illinois, are deployed to Poland where they run fueling and supply missions to base camps throughout the country. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
May 18, 2020 - When it comes to driving trucks for the Army, Staff Sgt. James Lowe has been around. The 13-year-veteran from Canton, Illinois, has served as a trucker in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lowe is now on the road in Poland – his fourth...

Army Reserve Sustainment Command deploys contracting and acquisition experts to stop spread of COVID-19
May 13, 2020 - The Army Reserve Sustainment Command headquartered out of Birmingham, Alabama, deploys their subject-matter experts to fight the spread of the coronavirus...

Mortuary affairs unit provides critical help in COVID-19 crisis
Capt. Ethan Frazee, commander of the 54th Quartermaster Company, 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, poses with therapy dogs on April 12th, 2020 during his unit's mortuary affairs mission in support of the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The dogs have been an integral means of combat stress relief for the Soldiers during their difficult mission of processing human remains. U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, remains committed to providing flexible Department of Defense support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the whole-of-nation COVID-19 Response. (U.S. Army photo by First Sgt. Jose Nunez)
May 12, 2020 - Surrounded by the densely packed skyscrapers of the Big Apple, Soldiers of the 54th Quartermaster Company have been hard at work across the five boroughs of New York helping the NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME)...

Army mail carriers deliver — every time
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Dennin Chun, a human resources noncommissioned officer from Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, scans mail April 1 at the Army Post Office on Powidz Air Base, Powidz, Poland. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
April 13, 2020 - Nothing - not even a worldwide pandemic – can stop the mail...

A Soldier's Journey
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Thomas Browne, a native of Liberia, Africa, who became an American citizen, serves as the billeting NCO for Taji Military Complex, Iraq. As a child, Browne survived a civil war and life in refugee camps before emigrating to the United States. He became both a civilian police officer and joined the military. Shown here during his deployment Feb. 7, 2020, Browne received a promotion from his reserve unit soon afterward. Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve remains unified and determined in its mission to degrade and defeat Daesh and continues to work with allies and partners to implement stabilization efforts. (U.S. Army photo  by Sgt. 1st Class Gary A. Witte)
April 10, 2020 - U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Thomas Browne was 7 years old when the rebels killed his father...

462nd Transportation Battalion conducts its first-ever virtual battle assembly, change of command ceremony during COVID-19
Lt. Col. Eric DeLellis, outgoing command, and Lt. Col. William H. Wightman III, incoming commander of the 462nd Transportation Battalion, conduct a virtual change of command ceremony Apr. 5 in lieu of the traditional ceremony with troops in formation on a parade field.
April 10, 2020 - Newly appointed commander Lt. Col. William Wightman III of the 462nd Transportation Battalion had to forego some of tightly held traditions for his change of command ceremony...

Breastfeeding in the military: Army Reserve Soldier an advocate for lactating military moms
Maj. Kelly M. Bell takes a break during lunch to pump on the bleachers at a range in Camp Williams, Utah, April 2017.
April 3, 2020 - On historic Fort Des Moines, Soldiers of the 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) push themselves to maintain readiness and prepare for their next logistical support mission. One Soldier has participated in this form of...

14th Quartermaster Company increases readiness, interoperability
The 14th Quartermaster Company (Water Purification and Distribution), Greensburg, Pennsylvania, sent six water operations Soldiers to Fort Story, Va. to enhance their interoperability and technical skills at the 92W/91J Maintenance Course, FORSCOM Logistics Training Cluster (FLTC). Spc. Cornell Brownfield and Staff Sgt. Joel Dunseath reassemble a Lightweight Water Purifier pump in the course maintenance shop.
March 22, 2020 - Individual readiness is key to achieving a capable, combat ready unit of Soldiers. All Soldiers must be prepared with the technical skills, tactical proficiency and interoperability required to win on the battlefield. The...

Army Reserve Soldier plans to "never stop trying and never stop learning"
Cadet Shaneekwa Westry, a nontraditional student and U.S. Army Reserve Soldier who attends John J. College of Criminal Justice and City College in New York City, started her second master’s degree recently to achieve her goal—becoming an officer in the U.S. Army.
March 22, 2020 - “Never stop trying and never stop learning” is the motto by which Cadet Shaneekwa Westry lives. Westry, a nontraditional student and U.S. Army Reserve Soldier who attends John J. College of Criminal Justice and City College...

Medics train on bringing everyone home
A U.S. Navy corpsman administers notional medical care to a moulaged Soldier, with 655th Regional Support Group, 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), 377th Theater Sustainment Command, during a Massive Casualty Exercise at Joint Training Center-Jordan in January. We still have the greatest Army in the world. We serve the people of the United States and we are going to protect them with our lives if that is what it comes to. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shaiyla B. Hakeem)
March 9, 2020 - Joint Training Center-Jordan held a mass casualty (MASCAL) exercise, where notionally injured Soldiers were moulaged, meaning adorned with artificial wounds and blood. U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 655th Regional...

Army Reserve Deployment Support Command conducts systems-focused mission rehearsal exercise
U.S. Army Reserve Surface Warriors from the 417th Expeditionary Terminal Operating Element and 1181st Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion conduct operations during a training scenario presented at their mission rehearsal exercise, Feb. 12. (Photo Credit: courtesy photo)
March 4, 2020 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's reserve unit, the Deployment Support Command, executed a systems-focused mission rehearsal exercise Feb. 10-12 at Fort Hood, Texas to...

17 students graduate from Cold-Weather Operations Course at Fort McCoy
A Fort McCoy Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) Class 20-03 student participates in cold-water immersion training Feb. 7, 2020, at Big Sandy Lake on South Post at Fort McCoy, Wis. CWOC students are trained on a variety of cold-weather subjects, including snowshoe training and skiing as well as how to use ahkio sleds and 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 survive and operate in a cold-weather environment. The training is coordinated through the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security at Fort McCoy. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
Feb. 27, 2020 - Seventeen Army Reserve Soldiers and Marines completed 14 days of training that included improvised shelter building, skiing, snowshoeing and more in Fort McCoy Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) Class 20-03 from late...

Echoing history, Army Reserve Soldiers play baseball in gas masks
A U.S. Army Soldier, with 655 Regional Support Group, 316 Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), 377 Theater Sustainment Command, swings at a ball during a game of gas mask baseball Feb. 12, 2020 at Joint Training Center-Jordan, paying tribute to former service members who used the sport to train for chemical warfare during WWI. We still have the greatest Army in the world. We serve the people of the United States and we are going to protect them with our lives if that is what it comes to. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shaiyla B. Hakeem)
Feb. 27, 2020 - U.S. Army Soldiers with 655th Regional Support Group, 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), 377th Theater Sustainment Command, donned their gas masks and participated in an improvised game of baseball Feb. 12, 2020, at...

Alpha, beta, gamma — oh my! 655th Regional Support Group shares CBRN expertise in Jordan
A U.S. Army Soldier (left), with 113 Financial Management Support Detachment, 101st Airborne Division, assists a Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army Quick Reaction Force Female Engagement Team Soldier with donning protective gear during a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Subject Matter Expert Exchange coordinated by fellow Soldiers, with 655 Regional Support Group, 316 Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), 377 Theater Sustainment Command, and the Canadian Armed Forces at a base outside of Amman, Jordan in February. Without regard to its appearance, Soldiers must be ready and capable to conduct the full range of military operations to defeat all enemies regardless of the threats they pose. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shaiyla B. Hakeem)
Feb. 21, 2020 - In maintaining readiness for unsuspected chemical agent exposures, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with 655th Regional Support Group, 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), 377th Theater Sustainment Command, in collaboration...

77th Sustainment Brigade: Lighting path for future sustainment operations in CENTCOM AOR
The 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 77th Sustainment Brigade, conducts convoy operation straining at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 21, 2019. The main purpose of the training operation is to ensure mission readiness of in theater and combat based convoy operations. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class David Clemenko and Spc. Anthony Steglik)
Feb. 13, 2020 - With a noteworthy lineage dating back to World War I, a deployed Army Reserve unit provided praiseworthy Sustainment operations on their recent deployment to the Middle East. The 77th Sustainment Brigade (SB) arrived at Camp...

Engineers keep it constructive
U.S. Army Sgt. Trevor E. Bessinger, 124th Engineer Company heavy equipment operator, digs a drainage ditch with a backhoe at Erbil Air Base, Iraq, Dec. 12, 2019. The 124th Engineer Company, based in Saluda, S.C., primarily conducts “horizonal” work, including preparing and grading land for building construction. Engineering work helps Coalition Forces throughout the area – including Kurdish Security Forces – in their ongoing fight against Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Gary A. Witte)
Jan. 17, 2020 - In the engineer office at Erbil Air Base, Iraq, there is a white board displaying an ever-changing list of improvement projects. Almost daily, military and civilian personnel come through the door asking for assistance...

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers answer call to deliver mail on deployment
Spc. Michael Nicot poses in front of a U.S. Flag and Yellow Ribbon after a deployment ceremony for the 77th HR Company at the unit’s headquarters in Tonawanda, NY, Dec. 14.
Jan. 2, 2020 - The red, blue, green, and yellow lights twinkled on the Christmas tree behind Sgt. Emma James as she sat quietly on the floor. While her friends were out drinking eggnog and eating holiday fudge, she was diligently working on...

Responding expediently: Soldiers provide support at Khurais oil field
Staff Sgt. Nathan Ponausuia, left, petroleum supply specialist, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, and Staff Sgt. Fatima Strong, petroleum lab specialist, 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, prepare to depart on a UH-60 helicopter at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Nov. 26, 2019. (Courtesy photo by U.S. Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 4 David Ploog)
Dec. 27, 2019 - Staff Sgt. Fatima Strong, petroleum laboratory specialist, 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, and Staff Sgt. Nathan Ponausuia, petroleum supply specialist, 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), conducted a three-day...

Miami Dolphins spread holiday cheer to troops in Jordan
U.S. Army Soldiers stand next to former Miami Dolphins players Vernon Carey Sr. (left) and Troy Drayton during a showcase, sponsored by Armed Forces Entertainment, for service members at Joint Training Center-Jordan Dec. 11, 2019. The Army’s greatest asset is our Soldiers – the finest men and women our nation has to offer. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Shaiyla B. Hakeem)
Dec. 16, 2019 - Joint Training Center-Jordan (JTC-J) received cheerful holiday greetings from eight Miami Dolphins cheerleaders, accompanied by retired National Football League (NFL) players Vernon Carey Sr. and Troy Drayton, who put on a...

The gift of giving: Third-grade class receives an unexpected package
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Teresa Crowder, personnel accountability strength reporting officer, 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, poses with cards that Doreen Lopez’s third grade class at Mt. Taylor Elementary wrote for her at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 14, 2019. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Dakota Vanidestine)
Dec. 16, 2019 - During the holiday season, there is always an abundance of things to be thankful for – family, friends, gifts, and much, much more...

103rd ESC Syrian Logistics Cell: Supporting the warfighter
Soldiers from the Syrian Logistics Cell, 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, pose for a group photo Erbil, Iraq, Dec. 1, 2019. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Dakota Vanidestine)
Dec. 10, 2019 - The 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), the Syrian Logistics Cell (SLC) in Erbil, Iraq, is composed of a small team of Soldiers who pack a big punch when it comes to supporting the warfighters in Syria...

Breaking the silence on mental illness
Sgt. Cory Nottingham, behavioral health non-commissioned officer in charge, 1972nd Combat and Operational Stress Control - Medical Detachment, speaks during a Suicide and Behavioral Health Symposium at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Nov. 25, 2019. The symposium covered topics such as stress, trauma, detection, and prevention as it relates to mental illness. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Dakota Vanidestine)
Dec. 3, 2019 - Stress affects us all – from running late to work, to meet deadlines, to getting injured. In a deployed environment, stressful situations are exacerbated. Soldiers face operational stressors, dangerous work conditions, and...

Ceremony marks start of deployment for Army Reserve unit
At center, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Joseph Pulvino of Buffalo, N.Y., the lead emergency room nurse for the 865th Combat Support Hospital, discusses spinal injuries over a simulated casualty with Spc. E. Analise Arvelo of Philadelphia, a combat medic with the unit, during the Combat Support Tactical Exercise at Fort McCoy, Wis., Aug. 17, 2019. Pulvino said the exercise allowed troops hands-on experience in dealing with medical crises. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Gary A. Witte, 207th Regional Support Group)
Dec. 2, 2019 - Members of the 207th Regional Support Group gathered at Hilton Field on Fort Jackson, S.C., to bid parents, siblings, spouses, friends and children farewell Oct. 26, 2019 before they deployed in support of Operation Inherent...

Army Reserve Soldiers reconnect with hometown on Veterans Day
Spc. Travis Camp, and Maj. William Gaefcke, 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, virtually participate in a Veterans Day assembly at Ladd Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade Consolidated School via teleconference Nov. 11, 2019 from Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Gaefcke has been a law enforcement officer in Ladd, Illinois since 1999 and is currently the chief of police. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Jonathan Wiley)
Nov. 13, 2019 - In a patriotic town of only 1,300 people, with a mayor who served during the Vietnam War and a councilman who is prior Air Force, the service of a currently deployed major and specialist in the U.S. Army Reserve is well...

645th Regional Support Command Soldiers compete in Best Warrior Competition
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Oliver Mepham, from the 431st Quartermaster Company, right, receives a specialized dog tag from Sgt. Maj. Richard Hagar, with the 645th Regional Support Group, at the halfway point of the ruck march event at the 645th RSG's Best Warrior Competition at Fort Custer, Michigan, Nov. 6, 2019. These dog tags were used by the cadre to confirm all the competitors had made it through the entire course (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Adam Parent)
Nov. 12, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 645th Regional Support Group came together to participate in a Best Warrior Competition...

Third time's a charm: Twin brothers deploy together again
From left to right - Master Sgt. Joseph Howard, S-3 (operations) noncommissioned officer in charge (NCOIC), 450th Movement Control Battalion (MCB), and Master Sgt. Bryant Howard, Trans-Arabian Network (TAN) NCOIC, 450th MCB, stand back to back at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Oct. 24, 2019. This is Joseph and Bryant's third time being deployed together - being deployed together twice to Iraq in 2003 and 2009. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Dakota Vanidestine)
Nov. 1, 2019 - From working at McDonalds to attending Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) to serving more than 18 years each in the U.S. Army Reserve – identical twin master sergeants are mobilized together for the third...

The Army Reserve Sustainment Command holds Assumption of Command Ceremony
Maj. Gen. Greg Mosser, commanding general of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, Belle Chasse, La., passes the Army Reserve Sustainment Command’s colors to Brig. Gen. Donald Absher charging him with the responsibility and authority of the ARSC during an Assumption of Command Ceremony on October 20, 2019.
Oct. 22, 2019 - Soldiers of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command took part in an assumption of command ceremony in Birmingham, Oct. 20, 2019...

Strengthening the Backbone of the Army Reserve
Command Sgt. Maj.  Carrie Cieslak with the 38th Regional Support Group listens to instruction on budget allocation and fiscal responsibility while attending a Senior NCO Huddle in Whitehall, Ohio.
Sept. 30, 2019 - The Non Commissioned Officer is the backbone of the Army, and to maintain the overall success and knowledge base of the senior NCO corps, the 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command held a Senior NCO Leadership Huddle Sept...

Four days with the 353rd Transportation Company
Sgt. First Class Joshua Anderson of the 353rd Transportation Company exits the CS Chamber at Camp Ripley, Minn., after testing the functionality of his mask. (US Army photo by Staff Sgt. Adriane Kientzy, released)
Sept. 18, 2019 - The Soldiers of the 353rd Transportation Company, located in Buffalo, Minn., arrived at 6 a.m. On Thursday, Sept. 12 to a rainy day to start their unit level four day weapons qualification here. One hundred and ten Soldiers...

After 15 years, Miami Soldier returns for new Iraq mission
Master Sgt. Maynor Reyes of Miami oversees numerous engineering and construction projects on Erbil Air Base in northern Iraq, where he is deployed with the St. Petersburg-based 641st Regional Support Group. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Sept. 17, 2019 - The last time Maynor Reyes had set foot in Iraq, Lebron James was a high school hoops star, “The Apprentice” had yet to debut on television, and Saddam Hussein was still in power in Baghdad – the destination of the rapidly...

Retention Event Creates 100% Qualification Rate
Retention and training event hosted at Camp Atterbury by the U.S. Army Reserve Marksmanship Program consisted of a mix of precision and timed action shooting events shot on paper, pop-up, and steel targets from 25 to 400 meters with an ACFT component. The event also included a formal qualification with a 100% go rate among all participants.
Sept. 5, 2019 - Quality Army Reserve events maximize Soldier retention while providing enhanced training...

Lane training provides a path to mission proficiency
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers of the 850th Transportation Company, headquartered in Lyons, Georgia, place a simulated injured Soldier on a litter as part of lanes testing at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Aug. 14, 2019. Lane training is a process used to evaluate unit training progress. It also gives unit leadership an update report on training already conducted at their home duty stations. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Doug Anderson.)
Aug. 21, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers took time to maintain and enhance their tactical proficiency at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Aug. 14, 2019. Lane training is a process used to evaluate unit training progress. It also gives unit...

Owasso soldier logs miles and memories in Iraq
Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer 3 Melissa Barnes is the administration officer-in-charge at Erbil Air Base, Iraq.  When she's not tracking her morning mileage, she tracks reports for 3,600 Coalition military and civilian personnel.  (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Aug. 14, 2019 - Minutes before the sun peaks over the Zagros mountains, the small group of runners gather up, discuss their workout plans, and set off for their morning run. It’s four hours before the start of the workday, but it won’t take...

New General outlines future of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command
377th Theater Sustainment Command Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Greg Mosser, speaks from the podium for the first time after assuming command of the 377th TSC following a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, Belle Chasse, La.,  August 3, 2019.
Aug. 9, 2019 - In a packed auditorium at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, Army senior leaders from across the country murmured their greetings as they made their way to their seats. Ranging in rank from Brigadier General to...

952nd Quartermaster Company Enhances Training with Perimeter Defense
Pvt. Jonathan Taylor, of 952nd Quartermaster Company based in Livonia, Mich., in the prone position, performing perimeter defense as part of the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise Expanded 2019 at Fort Pickett, Virginia on July 25, 2019. QLLEX- E is a year-long liquid logistics training exercise that tests each participating unit’s combat supply acumen and culminates in a rigorous evaluation of all units’ theater sustainment capabilities. (U.S. Army by Capt. Jevon Thomas)
Aug. 5, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve quartermaster units around the country are participating in the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise Enhanced (QLLEX-E) 2019 from July 13 to Aug. 2, in which Soldiers will conduct theater-level bulk...

The 377th Theater Sustainment Command transitions to new leadership
U.S. Army Reserve Command Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. A.C. Roper, passes the 377th Theater Sustainment Command colors to Maj. Gen. Greg Mosser,  during a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, Belle Chasse, La.  August 3, 2019. Roper hosted the ceremony in which Maj. Gen. Steven Ainsworth ended his tenure at the helm and Maj. Gen. Greg Mosser assumed the position as commanding general of the 377th TSC.
Aug. 5, 2019 - In a time honored Army tradition Maj. Gen. Steven Ainsworth passed the unit guidon to the incoming commander, Maj. Gen. Gregory Mosser, in a ceremony held at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans on August 3, 2019...

Soldiers dig deep for wheeled vehicle mechanic training
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Brett Cosaboom with the Regional Training Site Maintenance Company in Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, prepares a truck during an equipment recovery exercise at Fort McCoy July 20, 2019. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Alicia Pennisi)
Aug. 1, 2019 - A seven-minute drive and there it was; a training site with water pits, steep hills and lots of mud. This was the playground-of-the-day for Soldiers with the 445th Transportation Company from Waterloo, Iowa, during their...

U.S. Army Reserve Soldier Uses Training to Serve Community, Country
Sgt. Matthew Gibson, a petroleum supply specialist from the 952nd Quartermaster Company, based in Livonia, Michigan stays vigilant while anticipating an enemy attack at Pump Station 2 on July 25, as part of the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise Expanded 2019 at Fort Pickett, Virginia. QLLEX- E is a year-long liquid logistics training exercise that tests each participating unit’s combat supply acumen and culminates in a rigorous evaluation of all units’ theater sustainment capabilities. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. William Battle)
July 31, 2019 - The U.S. Army Reserve is a lethal, ready force comprised of thousands of citizen Soldiers who use their unique combination of leadership, skill and experience to serve the country both in and out of uniform. One such...

Deployed Duluth Soldier earns Norwegian skill badge
Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Nicole Verdugo of Duluth trekked for 18.6 miles in just over five hours at Erbil Air Base, Iraq, to earn the prestigious Norwegian armed forces skill badge. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
July 26, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Nicole Verdugo of Duluth, Minn., recently earned the prestigious Norwegian armed forces skill badge for completing a grueling 18.6-mile foot march at Erbil Air Base, Iraq...

86th Training Division safety team ensures compliance, welfare during Combat Support Training Exercise
Spc. Brandon Harding with the 702nd Engineer Company, based in Grey, Tenn. conducting vehicle recovery operations during Combat Support Training Exercise 86-19-03 at Ft. McCoy, Wis. on Jul. 22, 2019. CSTX 86-19-03 is a multi-week exercise hosted by the 84th Training Command that trains participating Soldiers for deployment settings with an emphasis on reality based combat operations.
July 26, 2019 - Hundreds of U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from units around the country have come here to participate in the Combat Support Training Exercise (CSTX) 86-19-03 taking place from July 13 to Aug. 2. Conducted by the 377th Theater...

103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) conducts Farewell Ceremony before Middle East Deployment
Members of the Mission Support Element set up the reception area at the farewell ceremony for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) July 7.
July 18, 2019 - Hundreds gathered to bid farewell to 250 Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) at a farewell ceremony held at the Lincoln High School Roundhouse...

The Great Crusaders: 75 Years Later
U.S. Navy Gunner’s Mate Third Class Talley Fletcher becomes emotional while recalling the Normandy invasion during the D-Day Veterans Panel at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, La. on June 6, 2019. Fletcher served on the submarine hunter USS SC1301 during the invasion of Normandy and on the USS New York during the North African campaign. (Photo courtesy of the National WWII Museum)
June 23, 2019 - The largest amphibious invasion force in the history of the world waited anxiously on the southern coast of Great Britain for days for the go-ahead of Operation Overlord, a daring frontal assault on the heavily defended...

Army announces Expert Soldier Badge
Army senior leaders announced the implementation of the Expert Soldier Badge, June 14. Similar to the Expert Infantryman Badge and the Expert Field Medical Badge, the ESB will allow commanders the opportunity to recognize Soldiers outside the Infantry, Special Forces and medical communities who have met a high standard of performance in physical fitness and warfighting tasks. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army graphic)
June 17, 2019 - In conjunction with the U.S. Army's 244th Birthday, the Army announced a new proficiency badge today, called the Expert Soldier Badge.The ESB is designed to improve lethality, recognize excellence in Solder combat skills and...

The 77th Sustainment Brigade Begins Pre-Deployment Training Exercise
FORT HOOD, TX – The 77th Sustainment Brigade, with its headquarters at Fort Dix, NJ, recently arrived at Fort Hood, Texas to begin pre-mobilization training.  The brigade, which carries the lineage of the historic 77th Infantry Division, last mobilized in 2011 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. David Clemenko)
May 29, 2019 - The 77th Sustainment Brigade, with its headquarters at Fort Dix, NJ, recently arrived at Fort Hood, Texas to begin pre-mobilization training. The brigade, which carries the lineage of the historic 77th Infantry Division, last...

U.S. Army Reserve Soldier reflects on how heritage has shaped her service
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Bichthuy Truong of the 804th Movement Control Team inside the unit's office space on May 10, 2019, 3rd Canadian Division Support Base Det Wainwright. Truong is a key part of her unit's operation and is being highlighted for Asian/Pacific-Islander Heritage Month.(Photo by U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Jermaine Jackson)
May 17, 2019 - An example of someone who personifies the Army values in addition to celebrating her Asian/Pacific-Islander heritage is U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Bichthuy Truong, a Vietnamese American and transportation management coordinator...

Mechanics Spark Multinational Connections
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Brendan Szymanski, a wheeled vehicle mechanic with the 180th Transportation Company, discusses development plans during engineering competition with Canadian Army soldiers during Exercise Maple Resolve 19-01 held on 3rd Canadian Division Support Base Det Wainwright May 8, 2019. Maple Resolve is an annual brigade-level validation exercise for the Canadian Army's High Readiness Brigade and is designed to develop partnership among forces and increase interoperability. (U.S Army photo by Spc. Khylee Woodford)
May 13, 2019 - Sparks flew when U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, participating in a multinational Exercise Maple Resolve 19-01, partnered with Canadian Army technicians in an in-house, friendly engineering competition at the 3rd Canadian...

Soldiers with Task Force Fortnite finish Operation Cold Steel III ops at Fort McCoy
Soldiers conduct operations for Operation Cold Steel III Task Force Fortnite on April 25, 2019, at Range 2 on North Post at Fort McCoy, Wis. Operation Cold Steel III is a gunnery exercise with Soldiers qualifying on the M2, MK-19, and M240B weapon systems. According to the Army Reserve, the training completed during Operation Cold Steel is critical to ensuring that Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short notice and bring combat-ready and lethal firepower in support of Army and Joint Force partners around the world. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
May 8, 2019 - Hundreds of Army Reserve Soldiers completed training as members of Convoy Protection Platform gunnery crews during Operation Cold Steel III between late March and early May at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin...

Army Reserve Soldier awarded for lifesaving actions during deadly mass shooting
Army Reserve Sgt. James Lawson poses on a Port Hueneme, Calif. beachhead after a ceremony in which he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal April 5, 2019. Lawson received the medal for his life-saving application of a tourniquet on a concert-goer during the Las Vegas Shooting October 1, 2017 which killed 58 people and stands as the deadliest single day mass shooting in U.S. history. Lawson is a watercraft operator engineer and a Marine Mechanic in the 481st Transportation Company (Heavy Boat), 3rd Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), as a civilian. (U.S. Army photo by Sergeant 1st Class Alexandra Hays)
April 23, 2019 - Army Reserve Sgt. James Lawson never imagined a country concert would end with him not only fighting for his life but also saving the life of someone else. Surrounded by the members of his unit on the Pacific coast, the...

Army Reserve Sustainment Command welcomes new command sergeant major
Brig. Gen. David Ling, commanding general of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command, passes the unit colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Luchsinger, incoming command sergeant major for the ARSC. As the colors are passed, Luchsinger is entrusted with the responsibility and care of the ARSC Soldiers.
April 19, 2019 - Soldiers with the Army Reserve Sustainment Command stood in formation to witness Command Sgt. Maj. Kristal Florquist, outgoing command sergeant major of the ARSC, relinquish responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher...

Soldier awarded for life-saving actions durig mass shooting
Members of the 481st Transportation (Heavy Boat) Company, 3rd Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary),  stand at attention on Port Hueneme, Calif. for an award ceremony recognizing Sgt. James Lawson for his selfless actions during the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, April 5, 2019. Sgt. Lawson used his combat lifesaver training to apply a makeshift tourniquet to a wounded man which saved his life.  (U.S. Army photo by Sergeant 1st Class Alexandra Hays)
April 19, 2019 - Army Reserve Sgt. James P. Lawson never imagined a country concert would end with not only fighting for his life but also saving the life of someone else...

Army Reserve NCO and daughter prepare tax returns pro bono
Marissa Stakeley, 17, discusses aspects of a tax return with a community member for whom she is preparing the documents pro bono. She has been filing tax returns with a volunteer team based at Robert Morris University for Soldiers, veterans, and local community members as of January this year with her father, U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. John Stakeley. Both are part of the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) of Coraopolis, Pa. The 316th ESC oversees and supports over 8,000 Army Reserve Soldiers across the Northeast.
April 15, 2019 - A U.S. Army Reserve noncommissioned officer and his teenage daughter have been preparing tax returns for local Soldiers, veterans and community members at no cost since January...

Into the breach: Change of command at 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)
Command Sgt. Maj. William Padgelek, senior enlisted advisor of the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), right, prepares to hand off the colors of the 316th ESC to Brig. Gen. Robert D. Harter, outgoing commanding general of the 316th, during their change of command ceremony at the Tech. Sgt. Vernon McGarity U.S. Army Reserve Center in Coraopolis, Pa., April 13, 2019. The 316th ESC is comprised of 8,000 Army Reserve Soldiers in 4 brigades across 11 states. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. John Irish)
April 15, 2019 - The 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) held a change of command ceremony at the Tech. Sgt. Vernon McGarity U.S. Army Reserve Center in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, April 13, 2019. Col. John T. Johns, deputy commanding...

ARSC Soldiers host first-ever contract operational readiness exercise at JMBDL
Maj. Brenda Nelson, right, and Maj. Nick Steele go over mission requirements during a mock exercise at the Contracting Operational Readiness Exercise-19 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.
April 15, 2019 - Nearly 300 Army Reserve Sustainment Command Soldiers participated in the inaugural Contracting Operational Readiness Exercise-19 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, April 1-12, 2019. ...

Chaplain on the range
Army Reserve 1st Lt. Andrew Double, a chaplain candidate, outlines an M4 grouping by Pvt. 1st Class Malik Wertman from the 327th Quartermaster Battalion of Williamsport, Pennsylvania at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Saturday. Double, who is from the 475th Quartermaster Group of Farrell, Pennsylvania, spent the weekend with the 327th to minister its Soldiers. Army Reserve chaplains operate at every command level to serve the needs of Soldiers down to the lowest level.
April 8, 2019 - Army Reserve Soldiers from the 327th Quartermaster Battalion of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, conducted M4 and M16 weapons training Saturday at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. Between safety briefs, zeroing, and...

Operation Cold Steel III trains gunnery crews at Fort McCoy
Army vehicles used for Operation Cold Steel III Task Force Fortnite training are ready for use April 4, 2019, at Range 2 at Fort McCoy, Wis. Operation Cold Steel III is a gunnery exercise with Soldiers qualifying on the M2, MK-19, and M240B weapon systems. According to the Army Reserve, the training completed during Operation Cold Steel is critical to ensuring that Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short notice and bring combat-ready and lethal firepower in support of Army and Joint Force partners around the world. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
April 8, 2019 - Hundreds of Army Reserve Soldiers are completing training as members of Convoy Protection Platform gunnery crews during Operation Cold Steel III between late March and early May at Fort McCoy...

America’s Sustainment Brigade “Fights Fast” at CPX-F
Col. Chris Briand, left, commander of the 55th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), 377th Theater Sustainment Command, reviews data with Command Sgt. Major Frank Olmstead, brigade command sergeant major, during the Command Post Exercise-Functional (CPX-F), March 27, 2019, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The 55th, hailed as
March 29, 2019 - The largest sustainment brigade across the active Army and reserve components spent the last two weeks working in a complex battlefield environment and improving their “Sustainment One Stop” processes during Command Post...

Greater New Orleans service members earn prestigious German military badge
BELLE CHASSE, La. (March 22, 2019) Sgt. Andrea Pesses muscles through a long-hang strength test while attempting to qualify for the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency March 22.  The German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency is one of several hundred foreign awards approved for wear on U.S. military uniforms. To qualify, participants are tested in their physical prowess, marksmanship skills, first aid, and knowledge of nuclear, biological and chemical gear. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Micah Blechner/RELEASED)
March 27, 2019 - U.S. servicemen and servicewomen stationed in the greater New Orleans area earned the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency (GAFBMP) on board Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NAS JRB) New Orleans on March...

Memorial service provides closure for Soldiers
Soldiers of the 103rd Sustainment Command take a knee in front of the fallen Soldier Battle Cross for Sgt. Holli Bolinski and Spc. Jackson Johnson, who were assigned to the 657th Movement Control Team, March 16. Bolinksi and Johnson were killed in a non-combat vehicle crash, March 5, while deployed in Kuwait in support of Operations Inherent Resolve.
March 21, 2019 - Two Soldiers who died in a non-combat vehicle accident March 5 had not returned home, yet, closure was needed. The closure was carried out in the most traditional way the Army can provide for its Soldiers, those who remain...

LOGCAP Soldiers sharpen program management skills
Soldiers with the 1st and 2nd Logistics Civil Augmentation Program Support Battalions from Fort Belvoir, Virginia prepare to put their program management skills to work during a mobilization exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.  The Soldiers traveled via military air from Andrews Air Force Base to MacDill to simulate the mobilization of their logistics support officers after a simulated hurricane hit the coast of Florida and established a need for military support.   (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sheila Holifield)
March 15, 2019 - More than 25 Soldiers of the 1st and 2nd Logistics Civil Augmentation Program Support Battalions from Fort Belvoir, Virginia, put their program management skills to work during a mobilization exercise Feb. 21-24 at MacDill...

A year after injury, Army Reserve Soldier aims to succeed at Army Trials
The 2019 Army Trials at Fort Bliss is an adaptive sports competition from March 5-16 with over 100 wounded, ill and injured active-duty Soldiers and veterans competing in 14 different sports for the opportunity to represent Team Army at the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Tampa, Florida. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. P.J. Siquig)
March 15, 2019 - Sports have always played a large part in U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Mya Leigh Gordon’s life. The Duluth, Minnesota, native has always held a spot in high school and collegiate sports teams before being commissioned in the Army...

316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldiers test for the Best Warrior
Seventeen U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command vied for Best Warrior during the annual 316th ESC BWC held at Camp Dawson, West Virginal March 3-8. The event pushed junior enlisted Soldiers to their physical and mental limits through various Warrior tasks.
March 13, 2019 - Each year, nearly two dozen Soldiers from across the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command’s 80 units from eight states in the northeastern portion of the U.S. are inspired to take on the annual Best Warrior Competition...

From Panchkula and Maracay, to Central Pennsylvania: Two Soldiers’ Paths to Citizenship
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Nirmaan Aggarwal and the maintenance section of the 223rd Transportation Company prepare snowballs to lob at vehicles in a situational training exercise. Nirmaan is originally from Panchkula, India, and became a citizen shortly after basic training. Approximately 3 percent of all U.S. veterans were born in another country.
March 12, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 223rd Transportation Company of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, conducted drivers training and convoy operations in the snow-covered ranges of Fort Indiantown Gap this weekend...

Army helps Soldier overcome personal fears
Spc. Madison Glinski, a mortuary affairs specialist in the U.S. Army Reserve’s 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command competes in the 2019 316th ESC Best Warrior Competition at Camp Dawson, West Virginia held March 4-8. The annual competition runs junior enlisted Soldiers through dozens of basic and advance combat skills that offers physical and mental challenges to overcome.
March 6, 2019 - Acrophobia, claustrophobia, galeophobia, electrophobia and aquaphobia are on a long list of fears Spc. Madison Glinski, a Best Warrior Competition participant and an Army Reserve Soldier in the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment...

Army Reserve Soldiers use civilian skills to support Military Surface Deployment & Distribution Command mission
Capt. Stephen Yarbrough, 461st Expeditionary Terminal Operating Element team chief, briefs 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division Soldiers on what to expect in the equipment staging yard, Jan 22, 2019 at the Port of Antwerp, Belgium. (Photo Credit: Mr. Johnathon Orrell (SDDC))
Jan. 29, 2019 - Soldiers from the 461st Expeditionary Terminal Operating Element (ETOE) recently supported surge requirements at the Port of Antwerp, Belgium in support of Atlantic Resolve. These U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the Military...

Command teams sharpen training skills with new leader course
FORT SNELLING, Minn. --Brig. Gen. Howard Geck, Commanding General, 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), welcomes thirteen company command teams to the first 83rd United States Army Reserve Readiness Training Command sponsored Company Leader Development Course at Fort Snelling, Minn., December 10, 2018. The five-day course teaches company command teams the skills needed to train their units and better prepare for individual and collective training. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Cpt. Jeffery Gruidl)
Dec. 20, 2018 - As the Army Reserve continues to focus and improve on readiness and intensifying its training culture, the 83rd United States Army Reserve Readiness Training Command (USARRTC) recently developed a Company Leader Development...

New York City draftee Soldiers made history as the Lost Battalion in October 1918
Two Soldiers of the 77th Infantry Division. The division was made up of Soldiers drafteed from New York City and was known as the Metropolitan Division. In October 1918 540 of the division's Soldiers were cut off behind German lines and because known as the Lost Battalion. (Library of Congress)
Aug. 30, 2018 - One of World War I’s most heroic battlefield story features a bookish lawyer, a millionaire who charged up San Juan Hill with Teddy Roosevelt, a carrier pigeon that’s now in the Smithsonian, and draftee Soldiers from New York...

Making mail mountains into molehills
On July 19, members of the 328th Human Resources Company, supported by the 787th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, along with a few other volunteers from units across the camp, received and sorted 500 bags of mail.  The bags of mail were stacked almost to the ceiling of the mailroom and all down the hallways.  (Photo by Staff Sgt. Charlotte Reavis, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary))
Aug. 21, 2018 - On July 19, members of the 328th Human Resources Company, supported by the 787th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, along with a few other volunteers from units across the camp, received and sorted 500 bags of mail...

643rd Regional Support Group mission benefits more than 1,000 Soldiers
Specialist Mathew Michael of the 643rd Regional Support Group enters data for an incoming soldier as part of the intial step before soldiers start their training experience at Camp Ripley, MN, Aug. 11, 2018. CSTX 02-18 is a yearly training exercise that trains units to be ready for combat, lethal on the battlefield, and capable in their specialized functions. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Decker)
Aug. 20, 2018 - The RSOI is the gateway for all Army mobilizations; it sets commanders and Soldiers up for success in their theater of operations.While maintaining operations 24 hours each day, the RSOI personnel first in-process more than...

You call, we haul: Army Reserve watercraft operators
The large tug MG Henry Knox begins towing the barge derrick out to the open ocean during Big Logistics-Over-the-Shore West July 17, 2018. Large tugs can operate for up to 30 days at sea performing tow operations, salvage and recovery operations, and a firefighting service.
July 30, 2018 - “We haul big stuff.” The massive 200-foot barge derrick crane behind CW3 Thomas Heald, from the 467th Transportation Company, backs up his statement. Capable of lifting nearly 130 tons at 175 feet with an 80-foot crane, this...

War games mean serious work for the Army Reserve
Army Reserve Soldiers from the 3rd Transportation Battalion (Expeditionary) simulate training scenarios for watercraft units in the field during Big Logistics-Over-the-Shore West July 17, 2018. Big LOTS West demonstrates the flexibility and capability Army Reserve watercraft units have in discharging troops, vehicles and materiel through austere ports, ship-to-ship and over beaches.
July 27, 2018 - Army Reserve Soldiers under the 3rd Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) conducted war games to simulate how they would move large amounts of cargo and supplies during a deployed environment. War games are essential for...

U.S. Army Reserve harbormasters play huge role in Big LOTS West 18
U.S. Army Spc. Orlando Ortiz, Spc. Albert Hepburn, Staff Sgt. Josue Vazquez and Pvt. Jesus Rivera (left to right) prepare to load vehicles onto the U.S. Army Vessel Malvern Hill LCU 2025 during Big Logistics Over-the-Shore West 2018, July 11. Big LOTS West 18 is an annual Army Reserve, multi-echelon functional exercise designed for transportation units and sustainment commands to hone their expertise in port operations. More than 780 Soldiers are participating in three training locations: Port Hueneme, California, Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Tacoma, Washington.
July 23, 2018 - Nearly 800 Soldiers from 13 units are participating in Big Logistics Over-the-Shore West (BLW) 2018 throughout Port Hueneme, California, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, and here July 1-24...

Watercraft operators: What it takes to command the sea
Army Reserve Soldiers load the first of six vehicles onto the U.S. Army Vessel Malvern Hill LCU 2025 during Big Logistics Over-the-Shore West 2018 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, July 11. Big LOTS West 18 is an annual Army Reserve, multi-echelon functional exercise designed for transportation units and sustainment commands to hone their expertise in port operations. U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers operate 27 of the total Army’s 105 watercraft in its fleet.
July 19, 2018 - The U.S. Army Reserve offers a wide variety of career fields ranging from logistical support to human resources. However, with so many jobs to choose from some military occupational specialties can sometimes be overlooked by...

643rd RSG gets back to the basics
U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Ryan Goulding, company commander of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 643rd Regional Support Group, conducts an after action review with his Soldiers following a command post exercise in Whitehall, Ohio, July 14, 2018. The training was conducted in preparation for a combat support training exercise at Camp Ripley, Minn., next month.  Training in basic warrior tasks and battle drills allows Soldiers to be prepared for real-world situations which are exceedingly diverse and complex. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Clevon Wright)
July 17, 2018 - Soldiers in the 643rd Regional Support Group Headquarters got back to the basics during a command post exercise July 13-15, 2018, in preparation for the future missions before them...

Urban assault course boosts morale
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Michael Mangan, a quartermaster and chemical equipment repairer with the 439th Quartermaster Company, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, clear a room during the shoot-house event at the 2018 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, June 11, 2018. This year’s Best Warrior Competition will determine the top noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier who will represent the U.S. Army Reserve in the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition later this year at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Anshu Pandeya) (Released)
June 15, 2018 - The U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior urban assault course not only challenged competitors physically and mentally, but it also served as a morale booster during the 2018 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg, North Carolina...

Army Reserve unit trains to rapidly mobilize Soldiers
Spc. Raymond Johnson, left, and Spc. Nicholas Filak work on a generator during training with the 758th Ordnance Company at Fort McCoy, Wis. on March 7, 2018.  758th Ordnance Company are at training in preparation to become a Mobilization Support Force.  (released/U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mark McKinley)
June 7, 2018 - The 649th Regional Support Group is one of a few military organizations assigned to be a Mission Support Force. MSFs have a unique and critical role in the current national defense strategy – Focused Ready Units, also known...

Task Force Grizzly Soldier uses artistic skills for mission success
U.S. Army Spc. Andre Smith, 787th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, applies finishing touches to a howitzer he painted in front of the Task Force Grizzly Headquarters at Camp Taji, Iraq, May 22, 2018. Task Force Grizzly provides sustainment support to U.S. and Coalition Forces in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Brian Hare)
May 29, 2018 - When the 787th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (CSSB) took command of their mission on May 5 at Camp Taji, one of the first things they did as a unit was to look for ways to make improvements to their work areas,...

Army Reserve Sustainment Command holds mission training brief to synchronize efforts
Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Hovis (far left), command sergeant major of the Army Sustainment Command Army Reserve Element of Rock Island, Illinois and Col. Timothy Fenlason (left), commander of the ASC-ARE conduct a readiness metrics deep dive with Brig. Gen. David Ling (right), commander of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command and Command Sgt. Maj. Kristal Florquist (far right), command sergeant major of the ARSC during the Mission Training Brief held May 16-19.
May 21, 2018 - The United States Army’s number one priority remains readiness. A command’s readiness metrics are the measure of performance and measure of effectiveness in providing trained Soldiers. To focus efforts, the commander of the...

143d ESC supports Military Appreciation Weekend at Westgate Resort
A Soldier from Mission Support Element,  Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), watches fireworks illuminate the night sky above Westgate Resort in Kissimmee, Fla., May 4, 2018, The fireworks display concluded a free concert that honored America’s veterans and their families. Featuring the Chris Weaver Band, the concert was the culminating event for Westgate Resorts’ second annual Military Appreciation Weekend that offered a complimentary, three-night stay at the resort to 1,500 military families. Westgate Resorts’ executive staff invited the 143d ESC to help connect its guests of honor to the many employment opportunities, counseling services and other veteran-oriented resources available throughout Central Florida. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. John L. Carkeet IV, 143d ESC)
May 16, 2018 - Four Soldiers from Mission Support Element, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), joined thousands of service members, veterans and their families who gathered at the Westgate Resort in Kissimmee for free food, live music...

Logisticians can pave career path with free credentialing program
Spc. Robin Trinidad (right), an automated logistics specialist from the 103rd Quartermaster Company in Houston, inspects a cooler Feb. 17, 2016, at Fort Polk, La., used to preserve perishable foods in the field. The Los Angeles native and his Army Reserve company are supporting field exercises during a base field exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Hubbard, 204th PAD)
May 9, 2018 - Two nationally recognized credentials are available free of charge to Soldiers holding select quartermaster military occupational specialties. The Certified Logistics Associate and Certified Logistics Technician documents can...

310th HRSC brings proven experience as they prepare to deploy
U.S. Army Col. Robin S. Julch, 310th Human Resources Sustainment Center commander, stands in formation with her unit during a deployment ceremony at Fort Jackson, S.C., March 10, 2018. The unit is preparing for a 10-month deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation Spartan Shield. The 310th HRSC is one of only five HRSCs in the total Army and one of two in the Reserve Component.  (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Camara Clayton)
March 15, 2018 - In an atmosphere mixed with immense pride, mission focus, plenty of hugs and even some tears, Soldiers of the 310th Human Resources Sustainment Center stood before Family, friends and fellow Soldiers to say goodbye during a...

Best Warriors of the 316th ESC test themselves on tough terrain
Thirteen competitors from the 316th ESC’s subordinate units and its headquarters’ company compete in Best Warrior Competition at Camp Dawson, West Virginia Mar. 4-9.
March 13, 2018 - More than 30 Soldiers from 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) spent a week in the rugged mountainous terrain in near-freezing temperatures conducting and leading a specialized physical competition that’s held annually,...

New commander joins 642nd Regional Support Group
From left, U.S. Army Col. Jeff C. Rector takes command of the 642nd Regional Support Group by receiving the unit's flag from Brig. Gen. Deborah L. Kotulich, commanding general of the 143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) during a ceremony Feb. 25, 2018, in Decatur, Ga. The 642nd Regional Support Group  oversees several thousand Army Reserve Soldiers in 28 subordinate units throughout the southeastern United States – including Georgia, Alabama, Florida and South Carolina. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Gary A. Witte, 642nd Regional Support Group)
March 8, 2018 - U.S. Army Col. Jeff C. Rector believes his new command isn’t really about taking charge; it actually means working on behalf of others...

143d ESC Soldiers say goodbye to friends, family as they prepare to deploy
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Patrick Sperduto, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), shakes hands with fellow Soldiers on the tarmac at Orlando International Airport Feb. 25, 2018. Sperduto joined approximately 200 Soldiers from the 143d ESC who boarded a pair of charter planes bound for Killeen, Texas. The troops will spend several weeks conducting indvidual and collective training at Ft. Hood, Texas, to better prepare them to oversee sustainment operations for hundreds of American and allied units operating throughout Central Command's theater of operations. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Ian Shay, 143d ESC).
March 5, 2018 - Hundreds of family members, civic leaders and community partners gathered at the Clarion Inn in Orlando to bid farewell to more than 200 Army Reserve Soldiers from the 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) during a...

Top reserve component generals visit deployed troops during JMARC
Capt. Jill King, theater gateway chief, 49th Theater Gateway explains gateway operations to Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Mark Palzer, commanding general, 79th Sustainment Support Command, and Brig. Gen. Gregory Mosser, commanding general, 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, at the theater gateway, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Feb. 3, 2018, during Joint Monthly Access for Reserve Component (JMARC), a quarterly opportunity for senior leaders from the U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard to visit with deployed Soldiers. The JMARC provided the opportunity to reserve leaders to understand the deployed mission to ensure future units are prepared, through proper manning, equipping, and training, for their missions in the USCENTCOM AOR.
Feb. 15, 2018 - Top generals from U.S. Army Reserve Command and the National Guard visited deployed troops across Kuwait Feb. 3-5, 2018, as part of Joint Monthly Access for Reserve Components, a program that facilitates top officers from the...

Cold Cold COMEX Yields White Hot Readiness
Soldiers with the 410th Signal Company position a satellite transportable terminal during a communications exercise at Fort AP Hill, January 6, 2018. The signal company set up a satellite transportable terminal in order provide direct support to the 55th Special Troops Battalion, 55th Sustainment Brigade out of Fort Belvoir, Va.
Feb. 13, 2018 - Despite record breaking cold temperatures in Virginia and throughout the country, Army Reserve Soldiers continue to lean into their training with renewed vigor...

316th ESC fuelers fire crew-served weapons in year-end range training
Twelve U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command recently completed a week-long M240B automatic weapon training event called Operation Cold Steel II at Ft. Hunter Liggett, California Dec. 12, 2017. The training makes the sustainment Soldiers more lethal, accurate and combat ready.
Jan. 4, 2018 - During the U.S. Army Reserve’s and Task Force Coyote’s Operation Cold Steel II held at Fort Hunter Liggett, California from mid-October through mid-December 2017, more than 150 Soldiers from the Pennsylvania-based 316th...

Army Reserve Units March in NYC Veterans Day Parade
Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Civil Affairs/Military Information Special Operations, 102nd Training Division, 80th Training Command, prepare to carry the 80th's colors at the New York City Veterans Day parade Nov. 11, 2017.
Nov. 11, 2017 - Braving cold temperatures and blustery winds, Soldiers of the 80th Training Command and 77th Sustainment Brigade represented the Army Reserve at the New York City Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11, 2017. This parade marked a...

Operation Cold Steel II: More vehicles, weapons, firepower
Pvt. Garrett Brazzell and Staff Sgt. Lee Hicks, both petroleum specialists with the 842nd Quartermaster Company, work together as gunner and assistant gunner firing an M2 machine gun for weapons qualification during Operation Cold Steel II, hosted by the 79th Theater Sustainment Command at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Oct. 15, 2017. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready and lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Heather Doppke/79th Theater Sustainment Command)
Oct. 18, 2017 - Operation Cold Steel II kicked off Oct. 12, 2017 at Fort Hunter Liggett, California...

At the Ready: 332nd Transportation Battalion conducts Deployment Readiness Exercise
Seated on a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo plane laden with troops and vehicles, U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief, U.S. Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command, speaks with Soldiers from the 332nd Transportation Battalion during an aerial redeployment training mission Sept. 27, 2017, in the skies above MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. Luckey joined the flight to observe firsthand the 332nd’s sustainment capabilities during Deployment Readiness Exercise Level III. DRE Level III evaluates a unit’s ability to rapidly muster, mobilize and deploy its troops and assets to any corner of the globe. DRE Level III supports Luckey’s “Fight Fast” initiative that designates key Army Reserve units to swiftly deploy overseas to neutralize new and potential threats.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Aaron E. Ellerman, 143d ESC)
Sept. 29, 2017 - In a rapidly changing world, the ability to deploy at a moment’s notice is paramount to the success of America’s Army Reserve...

Former Miss USA, Army women making a difference in the lives of young women
Capt. Deshauna Barber, commander of the U.S. Army Reserve's 988th Quartermaster Detachment and Miss USA 2016, delivers a speech at the Steve and Marjorie Harvey
Aug. 3, 2017 - Capt. Deshauna Barber, Miss USA 2016, was joined by fellow Army women to change the lives of young women during a weeklong camp...

Army Reserve Soldiers Unload Valuable Experience at Trans Mariner 17
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 1182nd Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion, plan the next phase of Operation Trans Mariner 17 by an M-878 truck, July 30, 2017. During the operation, Army Reserve transportation specialists facilitate the transfer of supplies and munitions to units throughout the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Jeremiah Woods, 358th Public Affairs Detachment)
Aug. 2, 2017 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 1182nd Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion (DDSB) and the 302nd Inland Cargo Transfer Company (ICTC) convened at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point, North Carolina, one of the...

Flooded with grace, Army Reserve captain named chaplain of the year
Capt. Doug Daspit, U.S. Army Reserve chaplain for the 321st Sustainment Brigade located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, poses for a portrait in knee-deep water after receiving the Chaplain of the Year award during the Reserve Officers Association National Convention in Crystal City, Virginia, July 22, 2017. Daspit was nominated for his response to recent Baton Rouge floods, providing one-on-one pastoral counseling to 38 Soldiers and their affected families. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Audrey Hayes)
July 23, 2017 - In August 2016, more than 20 inches of rainfall caused a massive flood in Louisiana, submerging thousands of homes and businesses. According to the Red Cross, it was considered the worst natural disaster to strike the United...

Liquid logisticians rule at QLLEX 2017
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 728th Quartermaster Company, Fremont, Neb., operate an
Inland Pipeline Distribution System during QLLEX 2017, July 21, at Fort Bragg, NC. QLLEX, short for Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise, is the U.S. Army Reserve’s premier readiness exercise for fuel and water distribution. This year’s QLLEX is not only a full demonstration of the capability, combat-readiness, and lethality of America’s Army Reserve to put fuel and water where it is needed most – in the vehicles and hands of the war-fighter and maneuver units – but it also further exercises the interoperability of the U.S. Army Reserve alongside active Army and British Army logisticians. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Timothy L. Hale) (Released)
July 21, 2017 - Chinese strategist, Sun Tzu, wrote in his book “The Art of War,” “The line between disorder and order lies in logistics.”...

“Road Runners” work with Army Reserve to support Saber Guardian 17
Sgt. Cruz Cotto, a motor transport operator with 515th Transportation Company, uses the retail fuel hose of the M969 5,000 gallon fuel tanker to refuel an M1 Abrams tank in Cincu, Romania on July 7.  (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Nnamdi Okangba)
July 18, 2017 - The 515th Transportation Company “Road Runners” from Baumholder, Germany teamed up with the U.S. Army Reserve 325th Transportation Company out of Taunton, Massachusetts to provide bulk and retail fuel support to combat and...

Rigging the sustainment game
Spc. Alexander Triska and Spc. Keith Manning of the 824th Quartermaster Company, secure a parachute to a container for aerial delivery at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on April 25, 2017. Aerial delivery operations are essential for getting supplies to troops in the Middle East when conventional means of transportation are not feasible. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jeremy Bratt)
July 6, 2017 - While the parachute riggers of the Army Reserve’s 824th Quartermaster Company, based at Fort Bragg, N.C., may not include packing parachutes for Soldiers to jump out of perfectly good airplanes, the supplies and equipment...

21st TSC, 7th MSC set stage for Saber Guardian 17
Brig. Gen. Steven Ainsworth, 7th Mission Support Command commanding general and 21st Theater Sustainment Command deputy commanding general, addresses Soldiers in the command post, Monday July 3, 2017, at Novo Selo Training Area during a promotion ceremony for Col. Timothy Sumovich and Staff Sgt. Mark Medina. The 7th MSC recently set up the command post in support of Saber Guardian 17. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class John Freese)
July 5, 2017 - The 7th Mission Support Command and elements from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command arrived July 1 at Novo Selo Training Area in support of a multinational exercise in Eastern Europe...

993rd Transportation Company works with Canadians to increase readiness
Pfc. Bradley Dodson, a maintenance mechanic from Ocala, Florida, digs a foxhole during Maple Resolve 17 at Camp Wainwright, Alberta, Canada, on May 24, 2017. Dodson’s unit, the 993rd Transportation Company, provided logistical and security support during the Canadian Army’s premier brigade-level validation exercise running 14-29 May.
May 30, 2017 - Receive the mission. Load up. Deliver supplies. Return to base...

Army Reserve Soldiers own the beach at Big Lots East 2017
Spc. Donald Dinsmore, attached to the 338th Transportation Detachment (Harbormaster) , makes an adjustment on a sensor atop Harbormaster Command and Control Center at Joint Expeditionary Base Fort Story, Virginia Beach, Va., May 14, 2017. Dinsmore was among nearly 450 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers participating in Big Logistics Over the Shore (Big LOTS) East 2017, a U.S. Army Reserve exercise that provides hands-on training for boat units, terminal battalions, and deployment support command units to sharpen critical tasks that support bare beach operations. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by 1st Sgt. Angele Ringo)
May 19, 2017 - A notional United States ally has asked for assistance in deterring an aggressive neighbor. U.S. intervention has derailed hostile actions for now, but the enemy is expected to return, making quick resupply of geographically...

Army Reserve unit learns Yoga as means to relieve stress
Olivia Kvitne, top, provides a Yoga instructions to members of the 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) on May 12, 2017 at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.  Kvitne is founder of Yoga for First Responders which focuses on providing Yoga as a tool to relieve stress for veterans and those who have experienced post-traumatic stress disorder.  (Released/U.S. Army photo by Capt. Charles An)
May 16, 2017 - A handful of Army Reserve Soldiers were on mats ready for a physical training session. Instead of being in the front-leaning rest position, or push-up position as most military physical training is known for, they were...

Behind the Scenes: Makeup and Mannequins
MUSCATATUCK URBAN TRAINING CENTER, Indiana – Sgt. Emmanuel Cabrera from Quebradillas, Puerto Rico, a logistic specialist with the U.S. Army Reserve’s 266th Ordnance Company, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, creates an artificial laceration wound onto a civilian volunteer at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana, May 6, 2017. Nearly 4,100 Soldiers from across the country are participating in Guardian Response 17, a multi-component training exercise to validate U.S. Army units’ ability to support the Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) in the event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) catastrophe.
May 8, 2017 - Twisted metal, scattered clothes, and thousands of other pieces of debris litter the landscape as far as the eye can see. Handmade, tattered signs hanging on buildings and walls containing messages such as “help” and “need...

Soldiers from the 77th Sustainment Brigade compete to become the brigade’s “Best Warrior”
Soldiers from the 77th Sustainment Brigade practice casualty evacuation at the brigade level Best Warrior Competition Feb. 3, 2017.
Feb. 27, 2017 - The brigade level competition is a major step in the process to claim the ultimate title, USARC Best Warrior. The winner and runner up representing the NCOs and junior enlisted will move to the next phase. In March, all the...

SHOWING UNITY AS A COMMUNITY: ARMY RESERVE PARTNERS WITH NFL TO KEEP 'THE CITY BEAUTIFUL'
Army Warrant Officer Candidate Brian M. Torres, a Vineland, N.J., native who recently entered the warrant officer candidate program while serving in the 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)'s G6 (Communications) section, explains how to operate a chop saw to Army Sgt. Jonathan Bell (left), an Orlando, Fla., native serving as a human resources noncomissioned officer, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 143d ESC, during a an environmental sustainability community project Jan. 27, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. Bell, Torres and five other Army Reserve Soldiers constructed several wooden garden beds to help revive  Orlando’s Colonialtown North Community Garden to its former, greener glory. Directed by Green Works Orlando in conjunction with the NFL’s Environmental Program, the garden’s revival was one of the many community projects both organizations managed to lighten the environmental footprint produced by the tens of thousands of football fans who have flocked to The City Beautiful to watch the NFL’s first Pro Bowl game to take place in the Continental U.S. since 1979.
Jan. 31, 2017 - Seven Army Reserve Soldiers from the 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) joined hundreds of helping hands in reviving Orlando’s Colonialtown North Community Garden Jan. 27, 2017...

Opportunities abound during Regional Total Army Conference
Conference participants observe the realistic, life-like x-ray training station at the Iowa National Guard’s Sustainment Training Center. With fewer distractions, a low teacher-to-student ratio, and interactive, hands-on training using state-of-the-art equipment, the STC features an inimitable educational environment for today’s Army. Approximately 30 members of the U.S. Army’s Total Force – Active Duty, U.S. Army Reserve, and National Guard – met Jan. 18-19, at the Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center in Johnston, Iowa, to take part in a Regional Total Army Conference. Officials discussed current issues and how they can help synchronize training efforts to produce stronger, better-trained Soldiers.
Jan. 25, 2017 - If the intention is to train as you fight, then it only makes sense for all elements of the U.S. Army’s Total Force – Active Duty, U.S. Army Reserve, and National Guard – to synchronize efforts to provide rigorous and...

Reserve Soldiers 'sweep' excess ammo
Spc. Travis Omps and Pfc. Trey Triplett of the 321st Ordnance Battalion, use banding material to fasten a munitions container to a pallet at the Logistics Readiness Center-APG Shipping & Receiving Bldg. 714 during the Excess Ammo Operation Clean Sweep Mission at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Dec. 14, 2016.
Jan. 25, 2017 - Army Reserve Soldiers are helping reduce excess ammunition at Aberdeen Proving Ground as part of Operation Clean Sweep...

AMC, Reserve Components collaborate to succeed during Operation Patriot Bandoleer
Maj. Maria McDougal gives a portion of the 834th Transportation Battalion's concept of operations brief to senior officials that include, from left, Brig. Gen. Lathrop, California Army National Guard; Maj. Gen. Beth Austin, Army Materiel Command Assistant Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard; and Maj. Gen. Kurt J. Ryan, commander, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, during the opening of Operation Patriot Bandoleer at Military Ocean Terminal Concord, California, Jan. 18. Task Force Golden Patriot is an Active Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard joint effort to transport ammunition from MOTCO to pre-determined locations throughout the United States in support of Operation Patriot Bandoleer.
Jan. 25, 2017 - An ongoing, real-world joint mission between U.S. Army Materiel Command, Army National Guard and the Army Reserve has paved the way to a future in opportunities that ensure the Army and its Reserve Components will continue to...

Army Reserve Sustainment Command Soldiers part of joint task force to inventory weapons and parts
Pictured is a small group of the taskforce selected by Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Center to conduct wall-to-wall inventory in preparation for audit readiness later this year. (Left to right) Sgt. Jason Brothers, a military policeman with the 450th Military Police Detachment in Birmingham, Alabama and Soldiers with the Army Reserve Sustainment Command also in Birmingham: Staff Sgt. Kareem Hill, unit supply specialist, Sgt. 1st Class Tammy Binder, human resources specialist and Sgt. 1st Class Bobby Hill, automated logistics specialist. The taskforce successfully completed the wall-to-wall inventory on July 28.
Aug. 3, 2016 - Soldiers with the Army Reserve Sustainment Command teamed up with U.S. Navy and Air Force Reservists to form a task force of more than 100 Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen selected by Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA)...

Army Reserve welcomes new Major General
JBSA FORT SAM HOUSTON- Major General Jones and granddaughter look as the cannons fire at the conclusion of the ceremony at the MacArthur Parade Field. The firing of the cannons symbolizes the generals “Texas farewell”, said Command Sergeant Major Paul Swanson.
(Photo by Spc. Eddie Serra of the 205th Press Camp Headquarters)
July 15, 2016 - “Attention to orders!” boomed a voice over the loud speaker. “The President of the United States has reposed special trust and confidence in the patriotism, valor, fidelity and abilities of Kenneth D. Jones….”...

Largest Army Reserve command in Texas says farewell to Commanding General
JBSA FORT SAM HOUSTON- Brig. Gen. Kenneth D. Jones passes the colors to Command Sgt. Major Paul Swanson during the Relinquishment of Command Ceremony at the MacArthur Parade Field July 9. The ceremony symbolizes the continuity of authority as the command is passed from one individual to another. 
(Photo by Spc. Eddie Serra of the 205th Press Camp Headquarters)
July 15, 2016 - As the sun rises on a hot summer day in Central Texas, a formation of Soldiers stand tall on historic MacArthur Parade Field located in the center of the military base...

Team Army archery
U.S. Army Veteran Staff Sgt. Eric Pardo takes aim during Team Army archery training in preparation for the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games held at the United States Military Academy at West point, New York, June 13. The DoD Warrior Games, June 15-21, is an adaptive sports competition for wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans. Athletes representing teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Special Operations Command and the United Kingdom Armed Forces compete in archery, cycling, track, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, and wheelchair basketball. (US Army photo by Master Sgt. D. Keith Johnson/Released)
June 16, 2016 - WEST POINT, N.Y. (June 11, 2016) – The Team Army archery team is preparing for the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games being held at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York June 15-21.Approximately 250...

398th CSSB pioneers new logistics training at WAREX 91-16-02
Soldiers of the 398th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion bow their heads in prayer during WAREX 91-16-02 at Fort Hunter Liggett, Cali.  Chaplains provided emotional and spiritual support during the exercise.
June 16, 2016 - The Army Reserve Soldiers of the 398th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, headquartered in Rockville, Md., teamed up with the 91st Training Division and the 75th Training Division to provide logistics training support for...

Army Reserve Soldiers learn advanced resuscitation techniques from CALSTAR Volunteers
Ted Langevin, a volunteer with CALSTAR, teaches 2nd Medical Brigade Soldier Spc. Jasmaine Rodriguez, A 92G food service specialist From Chico California, the proper method for surgical cricothyrotomy during the annual training exercise at Camp Parks, Calif.  Big Logistics Over-The-Shore, West is an annual, Army Reserve, multi-echelon functional exercise designed for transportation units and sustainment commands to hone their expertise in Logistics Over-the-Shore (LOTS) operations from June 10 to June 24, 2016.  Big LOTS West is a multi-component exercise involving elements from the Active Component Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard, and U.S. Maritime Administration are conducting operations at three Bay-Area California training locations: Camp Parks, Alameda Point, and Coast Guard Island.
June 14, 2016 - Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Medical Brigade, 807th Medical Command conducted advanced medical training as part of their annual training at Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area June 12, 2016...

313th MCB preparing to move again with Yellow Ribbon event
Army Reserve Soldiers and their Family members visit various service vendors during the yellow ribbon reintegration program event at the Tyson’s Corner, Va. Sheraton Hotel, May 6-8, 2016. The event came prior to deployment of the Army Reserve Soldiers of the 313th Movement Control Battalion, and was designed to prepare airmen and their spouses for stresses and possible needs that can arise during a deployment.
May 23, 2016 - More than 50 Soldiers and Families of the Army Reserve’s 313th Movement Control Battalion, headquartered in Baltimore, Md., began preparation for their upcoming deployment by attending a combined Yellow Ribbon Reintegration...

Stopping a real world sexual assault
Sgt. Lucas Shafroth, an Army Reserve communications NCO with the 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Headquarters, Headquarters Company, completes driver's training at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday. Schafroth thwarted a sexual assault after the April 17 battle assembly, and credits much of his response to sexual assault awareness training he received that battle assembly.
May 3, 2016 - Do all the events, training and classes done as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month affect Soldiers, or does it just blend into the background noise?It had an effect on Sgt. Lucas Schafroth, an Army Reserve...

Feeding the Connelly Competition
Soldiers with the 733rd Transportation Company, based out of Reading, Pa., eat the meal prepared by the food service specialists of the 733rd T.C. during the annual Philip A. Connelly Award competition at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., April 23, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Dalton Smith / Released)
April 26, 2016 - “Get on line! Get on line! We have Soldiers to feed!” Those were the words of Chief Warrant Officer 4 Charles Hunter, command food advisor for the 377th Sustainment Command (Theater), as he organized trays and utensils by the...

643rd RSG changes leadership
Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Vincent B. Barker, commanding general of the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), addresses and the Soldiers of the 643rd Regional Support Group during their change of command ceremony, April 9 at the Whitehall, Ohio, Army Reserve Center. Col. Stephen R. Smith, formerly the chief of staff for the 310th ESC, is taking over command of the 643rd RSG from Col. William J. McLaen.
April 21, 2016 - The guidon for the Army Reserve’s 643rd Regional Support Group, 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) was handed to a new commander at a change-of-command ceremony held April 9, at the unit's Whitehall, Ohio, Army Reserve...

Social media PRT with the 811th OD Company
April 20, 2016 - Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Dawn-Noel P. Dunbar, assigned to the 811th Ordnance Company, 321st Ordnance Battalion, based in Raineville W.Va., has innovatively created a way to coordinate social media and Physical Readiness...

Dana and Oestereich Advance to USARC Best Warrior Competition
SPC Jordan Gates plots points on his map as he prepares for the daytime land navigation course at Fort Devens, Mass. Gates, a native of Asheville N.C., was among 11 Soldiers from across the 377th TSC vying for the command’s Best Warrior title and the opportunity to represent the command at the U.S. Army Reserve Command competition at Fort Bragg, N.C. May 1-7, 2016.
April 20, 2016 - Eleven Soldiers braved snow and battled below-freezing temperatures in their quest to be named the best warrior in the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, in the command’s Best Warrior Competition, held April 4 – 7. These...

ONE LIFE IS TOO MANY
Gerald Felder (left, front row), suicide program manager, 143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and his students enrolled in an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and Ask, Care, Escort-Suicide Intervention (ACE-SI) workshop conducted April 15-17, 2016, in Orlando, Fla., watch a roleplay scenario depicting a young man determined to end his misery by taking his own life. Roleplaying was one of the many interactive activities that taught 27 Soldiers and civilians from the 143rd ESC how to provide immediate and effective care to individuals contemplating suicide through ASIST’s scientific yet compassionate approach to connecting the potential victim with caring individuals and life-saving resources. Suicides in the Army ranks rose sharply from 45 in 2001 to 165 in 2012. Three years later, this all-time high dropped by nearly 20 percent thanks in part to interactive programs like ASIST. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John L. Carkeet IV, 143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary))
April 18, 2016 - Boom. The shotgun blast reverberates through the phone receiver. Breathless seconds pass before an eerily calm voice cuts through the ringing ear pressed against the other line...

310th ESC Warrant Officer Call to Action!
Army Reserve warrant officers from the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) meet with Brig. Gen. Vincent B. Barker for introductions and to brief him on warrant officer priorities and job specialties at the SPC Luke P. Frist Army Reserve Center, Ind., March 20, 2016.
April 7, 2016 - During the March Battle Training Assembly here at the 310th ESC at Ft. Ben. Harrison, the warrant officers assigned to the headquarters met with Brig. Gen. Vincent B. Barker, the commanding general of the 310th ESC, to...

316th’s Best Warrior
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, competing in the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Best Warrior Competition, performs pushups during the Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Knox, Ky., March 16, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Dalton Smith/Released)
March 23, 2016 - The constant surprise and change in schedule kept the warriors competing in the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) best warrior competition moving and on the alert...

766th Transportation Battalion participates in WAREX 78-16-01
Soldiers of the Army Reserve’s 766th Transportation Battalion perform post convoy checks and maintenance during unit convoy operations, during WAREX 78-06-01 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 1, 2015. The 84th Training Command’s first WAREX of the year was hosted by the 78th Training Division at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif.; the exercise involved more than 40 units from across the U.S. Army Reserve, U.S. Army National Guard and Canadian Armed Forces.
March 15, 2016 - As the sun rose, it cast light on rows of military vehicles standing still, neatly aligned and ready to take Soldiers to their daily missions. The Soldiers of the 766th Transportation Battalion, based in South Bend, Ind.,...

310th ESC Family Programs Coordinator celebrates 45 years of service
Maj. Gen. Leslie Carroll (right), the commanding general for the 377th Theater Sustainment Command presents a length of service certificate and emblem to Margaret “Peggy” Ranschaert in honor of her 45-year career of service as an Army civilian employee during a length of service ceremony held March 4 at the Spc. Luke P. Frist Army Reserve Center at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind.
March 9, 2016 - Soldiers and civilian staff from the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and the 377th Theater Sustainment Command took the opportunity to honor the 45 year public service career of Margaret “Peggy” Ranschaert with a...

310th ESC 2016 Best Warrior Competition Partnership and Preparation
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers competing in this year's combined 310th ESC and 3rd Transportation Brigade Expeditionary Best Warrior Competition, held at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., Feb. 26 through March 2. Day 1 of the 310th ESC Best Warrior Competition included the Soldier essay competition, AWT station testing lanes and the Army standard written exam. Day 2 included M9 qualification, M16 qualification and land navigation.
March 8, 2016 - Army Reserve Soldiers from around the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and the 3rd Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) entered the ultimate test during the 310th ESC 2016 Best Warrior Competition, held from Feb...

More than 200 brave rain and snow for memorial ceremony
The official party of the 25th memorial service for the 14th Quartermaster Detachment, from the left, Councilwoman Kathleen McCormick, from the city of Greensburg, Pa., Maj. Gen. Margaret W. Boor, commanding general of the 99th Regional Support Command, Brig. Gen. Richard C. Staats, commanding general of the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and Command Sgt. Maj. Johnny McPeek, command sergeant major of the 316th, observe the service in Greensburg, Pa. Feb. 25, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Dalton Smith/Released)
Feb. 26, 2016 - Twenty-five years have passed since an Iraqi Scud missile destroyed the building of the 14th Quartermaster Detachment, just six days into their deployment in Operation Desert Storm, Saudi Arabia. Former Soldiers of the unit...

Soldier awarded for selfless service
Staff Sgt. Michelle Satterfield pauses for a photo after the 25th aniversary memorial service of the 14th Quartermaster Detachment, from Greensburg, Pa. Feb. 25, 2016. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Bigelow / 316th ESC)
Feb. 25, 2016 - Reminiscing while assisting with the 25th anniversary memorial service for the 14th Quartermaster Detachment in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Feb. 25, 2016, Staff Sgt. Michelle Satterfield, a water treatment operation supervisor...

Intra-agency partnership assists Soldiers in gaining hands-on contracting experience
Maj. Camille Morgan, security manager and safety officer for the 915th Contracting Battalion out of Baltimore, shows Sgt. 1st Class Pamela Brown, contracting specialist, also with the 915th, how to process a de-obligation during battle assembly.
Feb. 17, 2016 - A conversation between two Army Reserve Soldiers during physical fitness training was the beginning of a unique training idea to allow Soldiers the opportunity to gain real-world contracting experience during battle assembly...

Winning is not everything
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Danny Wolf, 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) gives a thumbs up to Staff Sgt. Joseph Parker, 451st Quartermaster Company, as they observe training. The Soldiers, both members of the Army Reserve Culinary Arts Team, were in Sloan, Nevada practicing for the 41st Annual Military Culinary Arts Competition and training local Army Reserve cooks.
Jan. 21, 2016 - SLOAN, Nev. – Vince Lombardi, legendary Green Bay Packer coach, notwithstanding, for the Army Reserve Culinary Arts Team winning is NOT everything or the only thing – it’s not even the most important thing. The most important...

AMC leverages Army Reserve to save time, money
The Commander of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, Maj. Gen. Les Carroll, hosted the Commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, Gen. Dennis Via during a command visit to Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans Jan. 8. The 377th TSC serves as the largest two-star command in the Army Reserve with a mission to operate as the Senior Army Logistics headquarters capable of planning, controlling and synchronizing operational-level Army deployment and sustainment.
Jan. 13, 2016 - The Army's highest-ranking logistics leader visited the largest mission command headquarters in the Army Reserve...

Chaplain recognized as three times the citizen
Chaplain (Brig. Gen.) Carlton Fisher, assistant chief of chaplains for mobilization and readiness in the Office of the Chief of Chaplains (OCCH) at the Pentagon, congratulates Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Jeffery Bush, command chaplain of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command of Birmingham during Bush’s promotion ceremony. Also pictured from left to right: Sgt. Maj. Ward Gros, chaplain assistant with the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, Chaplain (Maj.) Henry McCaskill Jr., command chaplain of the Deployment Support Command, Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Jeffery Bush, command chaplain of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command, Chaplain (Brig. Gen.) Carlton Fisher, assistant chief of chaplains for mobilization and readiness in the Office of the Chief of Chaplains (OCCH) at the Pentagon, and Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Brian Ray, command chaplain for the 377th Theater Sustainment Command of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Jan. 12, 2016 - In the United States Army Reserve it’s common to hear the term Twice the Citizen referencing a wide-range of ability and expertise among Army Reserve Soldiers. During a promotion ceremony held at the Army Reserve Sustainment...

Citizen Soldiers recognized for 68 years of combined dedicated service
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Doll, commander of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command, awards Lt. Col. Jackie Crittenden with various awards and certificates during his retirement ceremony. Crittenden’s career spanned over 39 years of military service in the Army National Guard and Army Reserve.  He received the Meritorious Service Medal along with several certificates of appreciation and a memento of an eagle made out of Alabama clay from the Army Reserve Sustainment Command.
Jan. 11, 2016 - Soldiers, family members and friends gathered to give special recognition to Lt. Col. Jackie Crittenden and Lt. Col. Alan Sconiers, Soldiers of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command (ARSC) in Birmingham, Ala. The retirement...

304th Sustainment Brigade (Special Troops Battalion) deployment mobilization ceremony
Maj. Gen. Mark Palzer Commanding General of the 79th Sustainment Support Command along with other senior officers and enlisted Soldiers thank the families attending the deployment mobilization ceremony for their support, Jan. 10. The 304th Sustainment Brigade (Special Troops Battalion) prepare for a year deployment to Fort Bliss, Texas.
Jan. 11, 2016 - On a crisp and beautiful Sunday morning, Jan. 10, 2016, at March Air Reserve Base the 304th Sustainment Brigade (Special Troops Battalion) conduct a mobilization ceremony to formally say farewell to the families of the...

All Aboard the Snowball Express
Gold Star family members Laura and Benjamin Forshey pose with Santa Claus and service members from the Army Reserve and Pennsylvania National Guard at the Pittsburgh International Airport Dec. 12, 2015. The Forshey's, along with nine other families from the Pennsylvania area were at the airport to start their journey on the Snowball Express. The Snowball Express concept was developed 10 years ago with the goal of bringing new hope and happy memories to the families of military heroes who have lost their lives since Sept. 11 2001. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Christopher Bigelow / released)
Dec. 13, 2015 - The Holidays can be tough. For Gold Star families, the holidays can be even tougher. For the past 10 years, American Airlines has been doing their part to make the holidays a little bit easier for the families of fallen...

Soldiers pack an extra life
U.S. Army Spc. Christopher Locklear, with 824th Quartermaster Company, folds a T11 reserve parachute that will be used in Operation Toy Drop. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shaiyla Hakeem)
Dec. 1, 2015 - We have all packed items such as an extra toothbrush, deodorant, clothes and snacks, but not everyone has had the opportunity to literally pack an extra life...

Looking beyond the uniform: Army Reserve show their support for their community
Ashley Hayes, a Tough Mudder competitor, participated in the Army Fitness Challenge after she completed the Central Florida Tough Mudder in Palm Bay, Fla., Nov. 7. For the fitness challenge, Hayes had to complete several tasks, which included pushing a weighted sleigh, three pullups, low crawling, 10 declined pushups and then pulling the weighted sleigh back to the start line.
Nov. 8, 2015 - Civilians and Army Reserve Soldiers challenged themselves at the 2015 Central Florida Tough Mudder in Palm Bay, Fla., Nov. 7-8...

Indianapolis Joint Partnership Conference 2015
The 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) senior enlisted adviser Command Sgt. Maj. Levi G. Maynard, speaks at the Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion Partnership Zone Conference focused on implementing the Army’s total force policy at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind., Oct. 24, 2015. Leaders from the Army Reserve’s 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Indiana Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), the Army Reserve Careers Division (ARCD), and the U.S. Army’s Recruiter Battalion Indianapolis (USAREC) gathered at the Spc. Luke P. Frist Army Reserve Center on Fort Benjamin Harrison to coordinate focused recruiting support for the Army’s Total Force policy.
Oct. 30, 2015 - Leaders from the Army Reserve’s 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC), the Army Reserve Careers Division (ARCD), and the U.S. Army’s Recruiter Battalion Indianapolis (USAREC)...

Army Reserve activates first watercraft brigade
Brig. Gen. Norman Green, 377th Theater Sustainment Command Deputy Commander, uncases the colors of the 3d Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) with the unit’s top Non Commissioned Officer, Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Legra, during an activation and change of command ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va.   (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. William Roland)
Oct. 27, 2015 - FORT BELVOIR, Va. – A unit born on the rails reemerged on the water in an historic ceremony that activated the 3d Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) making it the first watercraft brigade in the Army Reserve. The event...

The Army Reserve Sustainment Command holds assumption of command ceremony
Maj. Gen. Les Carroll, commanding general of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, Belle Chasse, La., passes the Army Reserve Sustainment Command’s colors to Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Doll charging him with the responsibility and authority of the ARSC during the ARSC’s Assumption of Command Ceremony on Oct. 17.
Oct. 21, 2015 - Soldiers of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command took part in an assumption of command ceremony Oct. 17 in Birmingham, Alabama. During the ceremony, the command and colors of the ARSC were passed from Maj. Gen. Les Carroll,...

Logistical Civil Augmentation Program Support Battalion holds change of command ceremony
Lt. Col. Timothy Rados, incoming commander, addresses the 3rd Logistical Civil Augmentation Program Support Battalion. Their mission is to provide a trained and ready unit that is combine, cross-trained, modular and functionally deployable.
Sept. 24, 2015 - The 3rd Logistical Civil Augmentation Program Support Battalion conducted a change of command ceremony on Sept. 19, 2015. Col. Thomas Niles, commander of the LOGCAP Support Brigade presided over the ceremony and spoke highly...

Army Reserve Fuelers deliver the ‘juice’ across North Carolina
A motor transport operator with the 705th Transportation Company prepares to offload his fuel carrier during the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise (QLLEX) at Fort Bragg, N.C., June 12, 2015. QLLEX is an annual logistical movement event that will transport necessary petroleum and purified water throughout the U.S. (Sgt. Christopher Bigelow / Released)
July 14, 2015 - FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Approximately 1,100 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from 18 states participated in the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise conducted at Forward Operating Base Patriot on Fort Bragg, N.C. They came from as...

Soldiers Endure, Move on to USARC Best Warrior Competition
Spc. Zachary Lerma, 826th Ordnance Company supply specialist, uses a M256 series chemical agent detector kit during the Army Warrior Task portion of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command Best Warrior Competition at Fort Devens, Mass. Lerma, a native of Beaver Dam, Wis., is representing the 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary).  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ferdinand Thomas II, RELEASED)
July 14, 2015 - FORT DEVENS, Mass. - The stakes were higher than ever for 10 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers competing in the 377th Theater Sustainment Command Best Warrior Competition held for the first time this year at Fort Devens,...

2015 Phillip A. Connelly awards
(Spc. Shannel Thomas from Baltimore, Md., a field mechanical maintenance specialist with the 254th Quartermaster Company (Laundry & Bath), prepares cooking utensils for use during a Phillip A. Connelly Award Competition at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., Feb. 7, 2015. The Connelly award was established in 1968 and is designed to encourage professionalism in Army food service teams and recognize excellent performance.Army Photo by Sgt. Christopher Bigelow / 316th ESC)
July 1, 2015 - Soldiers from the 254th Quartermaster Company (Laundry & Bath) prepare to compete for a Phillip A. Connelly Award for the title of the best mess section in the U.S. Army Reserve...
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