"We are a values based organization. So, when in doubt, look to our seven Army Values to be the guideposts, to be the road signs, to make sure we're on track. Racism is contrary to our Army Values. It's actually an insider threat, but it dwells within hearts, and it dwells within our ranks, and we must do everything we can to root it out and crush it. "Racism and other discriminatory practices break trust with the team and break trust with the American people. And we as an Army, we have spent 245 years building trust with the American people. And we will not break that trust today." -Maj. Gen. A.C. Roper serves as deputy commanding general of the Army Reserve and dedicated 33 years to law enforcement, including time as chief of police in Birmingham, Alabama.
"A lot of conversation here in America over the last week or two since George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis about what does the rule of law mean. Conversations about violence, about people who are protesting. Talks about disobedience, discord, disharmony in America. Remember a fundamental fact, fundamental truth about being American. Protest, so long as it's peaceful, not only is it lawful, it's a part of who we are."
Soldiers, civilians and family members of the 7th Mission Support Command perform a 7k run, in honor of the Army Reserve's 112th birthday. They show spirit, wearing 7th MSC swag and taking photos. Leaders of the command encourage the team to stay active and practice social distancing. They conclude with a traditional cake cutting.
Video by SSG Christopher Jackson and Sgt. 1st Class Joy Dulen The 7th Mission Support Command remains ready to protect, service, and supply the force though the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commanding General and Command Sergeant Major of the 7th Mission Support Command, Brig. Gen. Michael Harvey and Command Sgt. Maj. Paul Yingst, sign the 7th MSC Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Proclamation for April, 2020. The 7th MSC SHARP Program Manager, Ms. Tesha Crawford, puts out a message for the 7th MSC team.
Absentee ballot voting message by Army Colonel Andrew Morgan orbiting earth aboard the International Space Station.
Throughout the month of February, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 446th Movement Control Team, 510th Regional Support Group, 7th Mission Support Command, are activated for annual training to prepare and track 2,360 pieces of rolling stock moving from the theater preposition yard at Coleman Barracks near Mannheim, Germany, for a nearly 300-mile movement north to Bergen-Hohne, Germany, in preparation for DEFENDER-Europe 20.
U.S. Army Reserve medical Soldiers from Medical Support Unit-Europe, 7th Mission Support Command, teamed up with German Bundeswehr Army Reserve medical Soldiers for partnership training that included medical treatment scenarios in a mobile hospital and litter aid training loading and unloading a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter.
7th Intermediate Level Education Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command, begins their 2019-20 class in Grafenwoehr, Germany, with a first-time enrollment of Naval officers.
7th MSC Commanding General, BG Michael T. Harvey, and 7th MSC color guard Soldiers help commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Periers, France by participating in a ceremony in the city center on July 27th, 2019. During World War II, Soldiers from the 90th Infantry Division liberated the city 75 years earlier on July 27th, 1944.
Army senior leaders have approved a new strenuous fitness test designed to better prepare Soldiers for combat tasks, reduce injuries and lead to ample cost savings across the service. The six-event readiness assessment, called the Army Combat Fitness Test, is intended to replace the current three-event Army Physical Fitness Test, which has been around since 1980. Beginning October 2020, all Soldiers will be required to take the new gender- and age-neutral test. Before that, field testing set to begin this October will allow the Army to refine the test, with initial plans for up to 40,000 Soldiers from all three components to see it.
The Double Eagle App is the latest resource for Soldiers, Family members, and Department of the Army Civilians to get up-to-date information about America's Army Reserve. Available now to download for Apple and Android devices.
If you are interested in receiving an Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship and commissioning into the Army Reserve, the GRFD Scholarship Minuteman Campaign covers 4 years of full tuition and fees or $10,000 for room and board at colleges and universities served by an Army ROTC program.
Today's Army Reserve covers more than 20 time zones across five continents. We are a battle-tested force facing a future with sophisticated adversaries. We must shift our focus and continue to adapt. We must be physically fit, mentally tough, and determined to defeat the enemy and dominate our foes. America's Army Reserve: the most capable, combat-ready, lethal federal reserve force in the history of the nation. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Calvin Reimold, Spc. Maria Casneiro and Sgt. 1st Class Jerimiah Richardson)
773rd CST commander relinquishes command while celebrating diversity
The 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command out of Kaiserslautern, Germany, is filled with Soldiers from 16 different cultures. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Lorenzo Llorente, 773rd CST UPAR)
June 12, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the U.S. Army to alter traditions, including change-of-command ceremonies. Instead of standing in formation, Lt. Col. Eric Samaritoni's last request as commander of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, was to celebrate diversity here, June 12.

Army Reserve unit combines technology with tradition during virtual change of command ceremony
Maj. Gen. Alberto Rosende, commanding general of the 63rd Readiness Division in Mountain View, California, provides words of gratitude and encouragement to the outgoing and incoming commanders of headquarters and headquarters company, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, during a change of command ceremony in Kaiserslautern, Germany, June 7, 2020. The ceremony was conducted in person and virtually to protect the force and enable maximum participation for Soldiers, friends and family members. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
June 11, 2020 - Soldiers, friends and family members of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade gathered, virtually, to recognize two leaders’ formal transfer of authority and responsibility of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command here, June 7.

FAQs: COVID-19 impact to the U.S. Army Reserve
May 19, 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.

7th MSC partners with 7th Army NCOA for first virtual BLC amid pandemic
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Chefan, a detachment sergeant with the 446th Transportation Battalion, 510th Regional Support Group, 7th Mission Support Command, facilitates a block of instruction in Kaiserslautern, Germany, during a virtual Basic Leader Course being taught over video teleconference, April 21, 2020. Two 7th MSC noncommissioned officers are providing leadership as assistant instructors for one of 20 classrooms in four countries across Europe during the first-ever four-week virtual BLC course being led by the 7th Army NCO Academy out of Grafenwoehr, Germany.
April 30, 2020 - With the onset of COVID-19 and social distancing, many classrooms around the world have moved to a virtual learning environment to protect students, and the Army classroom is no different.

Army Reserve CST provides cutting-edge COVID testing
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Blayne Peterson, right, a combat medic with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command from Kaiserslautern, Germany, and Maj. Dmitry Pervistky, a bio-chemist with the 773rd CST, conduct testing for COVID-19 in a mobile lab at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland, April 14, 2020. A team of four Soldiers from the 773rd CST is charged with testing incoming personnel to ensure they are not introducing COVID to a relatively COVID-free environment.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by 1st Sgt. Domenic Barbeiro/Released)
April 20, 2020 - Even during a pandemic, Soldiers remain focused on the Army’s readiness mission. So, when troops recently arrived for training in Poland, they had an extra task – to be swabbed for the Novel Coronavirus through a quick, cutting-edge diagnostic test spearheaded by U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers.

Army Reserve Soldiers “Suit Up!” for COVID-19 response
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. William Haynes, a survey team member with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, sprays EPA-approved decontamination solution at the Rhein Ordnance Barracks post office in Kaiserslautern, Germany, March 28, 2020. The 773rd assumed the role of Task Force-Prevention as part of U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz' efforts to decrease the spread of COVID-19.
April 8, 2020 - As the confirmed cases of COVID-19 (over 1 million people worldwide) continue to increase, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, have taken action, in line with their motto, "Suit Up!", and developed tactics, techniques, and procedures to decontaminate high-traffic areas across the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz area of operation.

Reserve Soldiers support medical supply mission during pandemic
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Tiffany Boatner, a human resources specialist with Medical Support Unit-Europe, 7th Mission Support Command, sorts bottles of acetaminophen at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center, Europe warehouse in Pirmasens, Germany, March 26, 2020. 7th MSC Soldiers are supporting the shipping and receiving functions in the warehouse to help with the high demand of Army Class VIII medical supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 26, 2020 - In the midst of a global pandemic, there’s been an increase in demand for supplies at Army hospitals and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers in Europe are helping to fill that demand. Soldiers from Medical Support Unit-Europe, 7th Mission Support Command, based out of Kaiserslautern, Germany, are supporting the shipping and receiving functions in the warehouse at U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center, Europe in Pirmasens for 30 days (or more) to help push Class VIII medical supplies to where they need to go – the hospitals.

361st Civil Affairs Brigade changes command
Brig. Gen. Michael T. Harvey, right, commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, passes the unit colors to Col. Carlos E. Gorbea, incoming commander of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, during a change of command ceremony held on Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, March 7, 2020. (Photo by Elisabeth Paqué, Visual Information Specialist)
March 7, 2020 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade welcomed a new commander to their unit, Col. Carlos E. Gorbea, during a March 7 ceremony, here, and bid farewell to outgoing commander, Col. Bradley A. Heston.

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers conduct push pull operations for DEFENDER-Europe 20
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Sheridda Davis of the 1172nd Movement Control Detachment, 446th Movement Control Team, 510th Regional Support Group, 7th Mission Support Command, based in Grafenwoehr, Germany, ensures every vehicle is properly tagged and labeled before it leaves Coleman Barracks in Mannheim, Germany, in preparation for DEFENDER-Europe 20 on February 7, 2020. Approximately 1,200 Army Reserve Soldiers from across the U.S. and Europe are participating in DEFENDER-Europe 20, the largest deployment of U.S.-based forces to Europe for an exercise in more than 25 years.
Feb. 19, 2020 - DEFENDER-Europe 20 will be the largest deployment of U.S.-based forces to Europe for an exercise in more than 25 years. With more than 20,000 U.S. service members participating over the next five months across the theater, they will need thousands of vehicles and equipment moved in conducting the exercise across Europe.

7th MSC Chaplain trailblazes candidate program in Europe
Newly appointed U.S. Army Reserve Chaplain (1st Lt.) Gabriel Pech, 7th Mission Support Command, receives the Army Chaplain cross from his wife, Hannah, while the U.S. Army Chief of Chaplains, Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Thomas L. Solhjem looks on, during a pinning ceremony held at the Daenner Kaserne Chapel in Kaiserslautern, Germany on January 22, 2020. Pech was the first U.S. Army Reserve officer to complete the Chaplain Candidate Program in Europe.
Jan. 24, 2020 - Across Army ranks in the United States, the Chaplain Candidate Program helps U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers train to become an Army Chaplain while simultaneously training for the ministry. But the program never existed in Europe, until recently.

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Harvey
Commanding General, 7th Mission Support Command
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Command Sergeant Major Paul Yingst
Command Sergeant Major
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