Watched by outgoing 63rd Regional Support Command commanding general Maj. Gen. Nickolas Tooliatos (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Ted DeWitt (right), command sergeant major, 63rd RSC, Maj. Gen. Peter Lennon (second left), deputy commanding general (support), U.S. Army Reserve Command, passes the 63rd RSC guidon to new 63rd RSC commanding general Maj. Gen. Brian Alvin, during a change of command ceremony, Sept. 25, Moffett Field, Mountain View, Calif. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Alun Thomas)
Lt. Col. Lewis Knapp, legislative liaison, 63rd Regional Support Command, makes the Adjutant’s Walk before calling the formation to attention, as part of the 63rd RSC’s change of command ceremony, Sept. 25, Moffett Field, Mountain View, Calif. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Alun Thomas)
Colonels from the 63rd Regional Support Command stand at attention during the 63rd RSC’s change of command ceremony, Sept. 25, Moffett Field, Mountain View, Calif. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Alun Thomas)
Racers lined up to ruthe 9/11 Heroes Run in honor of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Sept. 11, 2016, at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, Texas. Texas A&M University-San Antonio was nominated to receive a sapling from the 9/11 Survivor Tree, which was the sole surviving tree that remained after the destruction of the World Trade Center buildings. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by SPC. Vincent Gonzalez 345th Public Affairs Detachment/Released)
A runner crosses the finish line holding the American flag during the Texas A&M University-San Antonio 5K run for the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center buildings on Sept. 11, 2016, San Antonio. Texas A&M University-San Antonio was nominated to receive a sapling from the 9/11 Survivor Tree, which was the sole surviving tree that remained after the destruction of the World Trade Center buildings. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Vincent Gonzalez 345th Public Affairs Detachment/Released)
A runner crosses the finish line during the Texas A&M University-San Antonio 5K run for the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center buildings, San Antonio. Texas A&M University-San Antonio was nominated to receive a sapling from the 9/11 Survivor Tree, which was the sole surviving tree that remained after the destruction of the World Trade Center buildings. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Vincent Gonzalez 345th Public Affairs Detachment/Released)
Members of the San Antonio Fire Department presented the colors prior to the 9/11 Heroes Run in honor of the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the Texas A&M University-San Antonio, Texas. Texas A&M University-San Antonio was nominated to receive a sapling from the 9/11 Survivor Tree, which was the sole surviving tree that remained after the destruction of the World Trade Center buildings. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Vincent Gonzalez, 345th Public Affairs Detachment/Released)
Family members of victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center buildings and members of the Texas A&M San Antonio faculty plant a sapling on their campus, Sept. 11, 2016, San Antonio. Texas A&M University-San Antonio was nominated to receive a sapling from the 9/11 Survivor Tree, which was the sole surviving tree that remained after the destruction of the World Trade Center buildings. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by SPC. Vincent Gonzalez 345th Public Affairs Detachment/Released)
Michael Thomas Burmeister, Major (USA), JAG. 
Afghanistan deployment
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SGT (PFC then but SGT (ret.) now) Gregory "Erick" Reed, of the 3rd Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) acted as a first responder at the Pentagon after the 9/11 attack. He also helped fold the U.S. Garrison Flag that hung over the damaged façade of the Pentagon. (Courtesy photo)
Alpha Company, 3rd Infantry Regiment, “The Old Guard” flag detail folds the U.S. Garrison Flag that has been hanging over the Pentagon after the 9/11 attack, October 11, 2001. PFC Gregory "Erick" Reed, is the second Soldier in formation on the right facing the flag. Today, the flag’s condition is as it was when it was retired. Never cleaned it is still soot-stained and has a small rip in one area. The flag resides in the care of the Army’s Center of Military History and serves as a revered symbol of American pride, ideals and resolve in the face of adversity. (Courtesy photo)
Alpha Company, 3rd Infantry Regiment, “The Old Guard” flag detail folds the U.S. Garrison Flag that has been hanging over the Pentagon after the 9/11 attack, October 11, 2001. PFC Gregory "Erick" Reed, is the second Soldier in formation on the right facing the flag. Today, the flag’s condition is as it was when it was retired. Never cleaned it is still soot-stained and has a small rip in one area. The flag resides in the care of the Army’s Center of Military History and serves as a revered symbol of American pride, ideals and resolve in the face of adversity. (Courtesy photo)
Alpha Company, 3rd Infantry Regiment, “The Old Guard” flag detail folds the U.S. Garrison Flag that has been hanging over the Pentagon after the 9/11 attack, October 11, 2001. PFC Gregory "Erick" Reed, is the second Soldier in formation on the right facing the flag. Today, the flag’s condition is as it was when it was retired. Never cleaned it is still soot-stained and has a small rip in one area. The flag resides in the care of the Army’s Center of Military History and serves as a revered symbol of American pride, ideals and resolve in the face of adversity. (Courtesy photo)
The Garrison Flag hanging over the Pentagon after the 9/11 attack, October 11, 2001. Today, the flag’s condition is as it was when it was retired. Never cleaned it is still soot-stained and has a small rip in one area. The flag resides in the care of the Army’s Center of Military History and serves as a revered symbol of American pride, ideals and resolve in the face of adversity. (Courtesy photo)
Willie Floyd smiles as his wife Sgt. 1st Class Georgette Alvez, from Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., describes how they initially met each other, during the opening introductions at the married couple portion of the 63rd Regional Support Command’s latest Strong Bonds event for both single Soldiers and married couples, Sept. 2, at the Sheraton Hotel, San Diego. Strong Bonds uses teaching techniques that utilize an Army approved curriculum and is facilitated by Chaplains. (Army Reserve photo by Alun Thomas)
Capt. Edwin Sonoy, from Henderson, Nev. erupts in laughter as his wife Cristina describes how they initially met each other, during the opening introductions at the married couple portion of the 63rd Regional Support Command’s latest Strong Bonds event for both single Soldiers and married couples, Sept. 2, at the Sheraton Hotel, San Diego. Strong Bonds uses teaching techniques that utilize an Army approved curriculum and is facilitated by Chaplains. (Army Reserve photo by Alun Thomas)
1st Sgt. Trinity Baez, 386th Engineer Company, Las Vegas, looks admiringly at her husband Master Sgt. Carlos Baez, Army Reserve Careers Division, Fort Knox, Ky., during the opening introductions at the married couple portion of the 63rd Regional Support Command’s latest Strong Bonds event for both single Soldiers and married couples, Sept. 2 at the Sheraton Hotel, San Diego. Strong Bonds uses teaching techniques that utilize an Army approved curriculum and is facilitated by Chaplains. (Army Reserve photo by Alun Thomas)
Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Sung Kim, Strong Bonds program director, 63rd Regional Support Command, holds up a copy of the ‘5 Love Languages’ book during a training session at the married couple portion of the 63rd RSC’s latest Strong Bonds event, for both single Soldiers and married couples, Sept. 2, at the Sheraton Hotel, San Diego. Strong Bonds uses teaching techniques that utilize an Army approved curriculum and is facilitated by Chaplains. (Army Reserve photo by Alun Thomas)
Chaplain (Maj.) Adrian Obrian (standing), Strong Bonds program manager, 63rd Regional Support Command, listens as a participant explains how he felt improperly used in an Army training mission, during the single Soldier portion of the 63rd RSC’s latest Strong Bonds event, for both single Soldiers and married couples, Sept. 3, at the Sheraton Hotel, San Diego. Strong Bonds uses teaching techniques that utilize an Army approved curriculum and is facilitated by Chaplains. (Army Reserve photo by Alun Thomas)
Reginald Howell (center) elicits laughter from his wife Sgt. 1st Class Tracey Howell (right), senior human resources noncommissioned officer, 1st Brigade (Military Intelligence), 100th Training Division Headquarters, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., during a training session at the married couple portion of the 63rd RSC’s latest Strong Bonds event, for both single Soldiers and married couples, Sept. 3, at the Sheraton Hotel, San Diego. Strong Bonds uses teaching techniques that utilize an Army approved curriculum and is facilitated by Chaplains. (Army Reserve photo by Alun Thomas)