U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with Medical Support Unit Europe, 7th Mission Support Command assist the U. S. Medical Materiel Center, Europe in a joint effort to supply the force during COVID19 response.
Commanding General Brig. Gen. Michael T. Harvey of the 7th Mission Support Command discusses new information regarding COVID-19 in Europe and some impacts on personnel and their families.
Command Sgt. Maj. Yingst of the 7th Mission Support Command discusses new information regarding COVID-19 in Europe and some impacts on personnel and their families.
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.
LTG Charles D Luckey talks about the incompatibility of extremist groups and service in America's Army Reserve. New version has direction for commanders--including holding Soldiers accountable.
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.
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, reminds Soldiers to be aware of what they can and cannot do politically: "Make sure you understand the difference between your rights as a citizen and your responsibilities as a Soldier."
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.
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, wants individual Soldiers to ensure they know the basics of their responsibilities by making education and skills training a priority.
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.
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FAQs: COVID-19 impact to the U.S. Army Reserve
April 3, 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.

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.

2500th DLD Soldiers summit Monte Specie during training with Italy´s 6th Alpine Regiment
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Cory D. Poppe, 2500th Digital Liaison Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command, pins rank on Sgt. 1st Class Mark Jacobson, 2500th DLD, 7th MSC, in a mountain-top promotion ceremony after his unit used snowshoes to summit Monte Specie during winter survival training with the Italian Army´s 6th Alpine Regiment during exercise Alpine Rock in Toblach, Italy, January 11, 2020. Fifteen Soldiers from the 2500th participated in the winter survival training that emphasized small-unit tactical interoperability.
Jan. 14, 2020 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 2500th Digital Liaison Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command, used snowshoes to summit Monte Specie while conducting search, rescue and recovery training with three alpine instructors from the Italian Army´s 6th Alpine Regiment (6th Regimento Alpini), here, Jan. 10-12, 2020.

773rd CST attracts U.S. defense leader; demonstrates unique mission
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Eric Samaritoni (right), commander of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, and his team of Soldiers meets with Dr. Brandi C. Vann, deputy assistant secretary of defense for U.S. Chemical and Biological Defense, after she toured the 773rd headquarters on Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, December 11, 2019. The 773rd is the only Civil Support Team in the U.S. Army Reserve and the European theater of operations. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Joy Dulen)
Dec. 11, 2019 - The 773rd Civil Support Team, a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear unit under the 7th Mission Support Command, has an exclusive mission. This CST is the only of its kind in both the U.S. Army Reserve and in the entire European theater of operations. The deputy assistant secretary of defense for U.S. Chemical and Biological Defense, Dr. Brandi C. Vann, stopped by the 773rd, headquartered on Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, to tour stations set up by CBRN Soldiers, who highlighted the equipment capabilities of their unique unit, Dec. 11.

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers train during Joint Cooperation 2019
U.S. Army Sgt. Caitlin Thompson, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, works alongside Hungarian Army Zászlós Ferenc Kapor during Joint Cooperation 2019, an annual civil-military cooperation exercise, involving 24 nations from Europe and North America, Nov. 7, 2019 in Steyerberg, Germany.



The exercise included approximately 500 Soldiers and civilians.



During the exercise, the Soldiers are placed in a scenario of conflict in the fictional states of Torrike and Framland. The Soldiers mission is to interact with roleplayers acting as local citizens of the area who either question military presence in the area, want to provide information or need help addressing humanitarian concerns. The exercise was conducted from Oct. 28 - Nov. 8 in and around Nienberg, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Doug Magill, 7th Mission Support Command)
Dec. 3, 2019 - Members of the U.S. Army Reserve’s only civil affairs battalion in Europe joined approximately 500 Soldiers and civilians from 24 countries in North America and Europe for a civil-military cooperation exercise, Oct. 28 – Nov. 8 in and around Nienburg, Germany.

Disaster relief exercise tests German, American first responders
Capt. Jess Krantz, civil affairs team chief, with 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, Kaiserslautern Germany, out of Wackernheim Germany and Soldiers of the German Bundeswehr, receives information from a member of the American Red Cross during exercise Cobra Strike 2019, in Wackernheim, Germany Sept. 14, 2019. Cobra Strike is a multinational, multiorganizational field training exercise in humanitarian assistance in collaboration with the Bundeswehr, THW, American Red Cross. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Christopher Stelter).
Oct. 17, 2019 - Should disaster strike in Europe, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and their German counterparts are better prepared to render aid due to ongoing training hosted by Company C, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion.

361st Civil Affairs Soldiers support close NATO partnership, continued relationship
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Michael T. Harvey, commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, shakes hands with Lt. Gen. Martin Schelleis, German Force Base Inspector General, after a Multinational Civil-Military Cooperation Command re-flagging ceremony held in Nienburg, Germany, Sept. 30, 2019. Members of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th MSC, attended the ceremony in support of their long-standing partnership with the Multinational CIMIC Command.
Oct. 11, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, have shared a close partnership with the German Civil-Military Cooperation Command for more than five years.

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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