The 163rd Regional Support Group, 7th Mission Support Command, activated during a ceremony following the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade deactivation ceremony hosted by the command Sep. 9, 2023, at Daenner Kaserne, Kaiserslautern, Germany. U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Elizabeth Arroyo-Fiske, the Chief of Justice for the 7th Mission Support Command, narrated the ceremony, and discusses the ceremony in this 1:00 video story. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Staff Sgt. Angela O’Hearn)
U.S. Army Reserve Col. Daniel J. Meyers receives the colors and assumes command of the 510th Regional Support Group during a change of command ceremony at Daenner Kaserne, Kaiserslautern, Germany, Sep. 9, 2023. The 510th RSG provides administrative and logistical support to U.S. Army Reserve units in the European theater. Featuring interviews with Master Sgt. Allan Decoster and Col. Daniel J. Meyers. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Sgt. Logan Swift)
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Chaqueena Bennett, the inspector general noncommissioned officer in charge, 7th Mission Support Command, Kaiserslautern, Germany, participated in a Women’s Equality Day panel hosted by the command Aug. 18, 2023. Bennett discusses her career in the Army Reserve, the importance of diversity in the military and the responsibility of her generation to preserve the changes women have made in this 2:00 video story. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Staff Sgt. Angela O’Hearn)
Brig. Gen. Karen Monday-Gresham, commanding general of the 7th Mission Support Command recognizes the progress made for and by women in the United States and across all military branches. Women make up more than 21% of the America's Army Reserve. The 7th MSC is America's Army Reserve presence in Europe with 26 units across Germany and Italy. For more information about or stories on the 7th MSC, follow us on Facebook @7thMSC
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Reserve Soldiers Log 564 Maintenance Hours during Forward Wrench
U.S. Army Sgt. Joseph Farnsworth, senior wheeled vehicle mechanic with the 175th Support Maintenance Company, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, torques the equalizer beam bolts on a heavy expanded mobility tactical truck during Operation Forward Wrench at Maintenance Activity Kaiserslautern in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Sept. 18, 2023. Farnsworth participated in Operation Forward Wrench as a part of the 175th SMC’s annual training, which is a time for U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers to hone their skills and technical proficiencies. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Logan Swift)
Oct. 3, 2023 - Kaiserslautern, Germany - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers kick of Operation Forward Wrench.Soldiers from the 175th Support Maintenance Company, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, made their way from Fort Jackson, South Carolina,...

Meyers shoulders command of 510th Regional Support Group
Col. Daniel Meyers, incoming commander, 510th Regional Support Group, takes command of the brigade following the 510th RSG change of command ceremony at Daenner Kaserne, near Kaiserslautern, Germany, on Sept. 9, 2023. The ceremony, presided over by Brig. Gen. Karen Monday-Gresham, commander, 7th Mission Support Command, was held to transfer command of the brigade from Col. Dean Roberts, outgoing commander, 510th RSG, to Col. Daniel Meyers, incoming commander, 510th RSG.
Sept. 29, 2023 - Soldiers from 510th Regional Support Group stood alongside local community leaders, families and friends to witness a change of command ceremony marking the appointment of their new commander for the unit...

Army Reserve Soldiers log 564 maintenance hours during Forward Wrench
U.S. Army Sgt. Nicholas Marquez, left, wheeled vehicle mechanic with the 175th Support Maintenance Company, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, U.S. Army Spc. Desmond Wright, center, construction equipment repairer with the 175th SMC, 377th TSC, and Pfc. David Pineda, right, wheeled vehicle mechanic with the 175th SMC, 377th TSC, conduct maintenance on a heavy expanded mobility tactical truck during Operation Forward Wrench at Maintenance Activity Kaiserslautern in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Sept. 20, 2023. This is the first year Operation Forward Wrench has been conducted to pioneer new annual training opportunities for U.S. Army Reserve units and to provide valuable U.S. Army Reserve maintenance support to augment the Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Logan Swift)
Sept. 29, 2023 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 175th Support Maintenance Company, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, made their way from Fort Jackson, South Carolina, to Kaiserslautern, Germany, to participate in Operation Forward...

Army Reserve activates new unit in Europe
Soldiers of the 7th Mission Support Command deactivated the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade and activated the 163rd Regional Support Group in a ceremony officiated by the commander of the 7th MSC Brig. Gen. Karen Monday-Gresham at NCO Field on Daenner Kaserne on Sept. 9, 2023. The 163rd Regional Support Group provides command and control, and administration support structure in support of U.S. Army assets in Europe and, upon demand, in Africa.
Sept. 19, 2023 -  The 7th Mission Support Command bid farewell to the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade and welcomed the163rd Regional Support Group during a combined ceremony, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023 at Daenner Kaserne, Kaiserslautern, Germany...

773rd CST shakes up Stallion Shake
U.S. Army Sgt. Spencer Kasper, center, survey team member with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, simulates the decontamination process with the assistance of members of the local fire department during Stallion Shake, a joint exercise between U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart and Stuttgart first responders, at Robinson Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany, Sept. 12, 2023. The 773rd CST is the only U.S. Army Reserve civil support team and the only CST in Europe. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Logan Swift)
Sept. 18, 2023 - Stuttgart, Germany – Three figures clad head to toe in bright orange hazardous material suits walk around an empty apartment building, radiation detectors in hand, as they search for simulated radiological material...

7th MSC Prioritizes Safety
Mr. Sean Nichols, the Command Safety Director for the 7th Mission Support Command discusses arms room inspection criteria with Staff Sgt. Nate Foster, the Unit Facility Coordinator for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th MSC  during an initial safety inspection Aug. 31, 2023, at Daenner Kaserne, Kaiserslautern, Germany.  These inspections ensure the unit is compliant with U.S. Army Europe - Africa's regulatory requirements for arms room licensing.

The 7th MSC prioritizes safety through a variety of methods including proper risk assessments, leader-lead engagements, routine inspections and safety training. The safety of Soldiers is paramount to successfully completing missions. 

The 7th MSC is America's Army Reserve presence in Europe, comprised of 26 units across Germany and Italy. For more stories and information about the 7th MSC, follow us on Facebook @7thmsc.  (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Jessica Forester.)
Sept. 8, 2023 - Mr. Sean Nichols, the Command Safety Director for the 7th Mission Support Command discusses arms room inspection criteria with Staff Sgt. Nate Foster, the Unit Supply Sgt. and Facility Coordinator for Headquarters and...

Army Reserve Redeploys from Poland
The 446th Movement Control Battalion, 7th Mission Support Command, arrived at Rhine Ordnance Barracks Sunday, August 20, 2023, after completing a nine-month mobilization. The unit is the first U.S. Army Reserve unit in Europe to mobilize in more than a decade, and the first to complete their mobilization requirements in theater. The unit will reunite with their families and be recognized for their efforts during a formal ceremony, following the completion of their demobilization requirements. 
The 7th MSC is the only forward-headquartered U.S. Army Reserve command in Europe and provides ready, capable, units of action in support of U.S. Army Europe and Africa missions throughout the theater. For more stories about and information on America’s Army Reserve in Europe, follow us on Facebook @7thMSC.
Sept. 8, 2023 - RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany – The 446th Movement Control Battalion, 7th Mission Support Command, arrived at Rhine Ordnance Barracks Sunday, August 20, 2023, after completing a nine-month mobilization...

7th MSC Passes the Colors in Change of Command
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Wanda Williams, (left), and U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Karen Monday-Gresham, (right), pose for a photo after the conclusion of the 7th Mission Support Command’s change of command ceremony, Aug. 5, 2023 at Sembach Kaserne, Germany. Brig. Gen. Wanda Williams relinquished command to the new commanding general, Brig. Gen. Karen Monday-Gresham. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
Aug. 9, 2023 - The 7th Mission Support Command’s outgoing commander and 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Wanda Williams, relinquished command and passed the unit’s colors to the new...

Citizen Soldier Spotlight on Jeff Cortez
Dr. Jeff Cortez is a civilian employee assigned to Medical Department Activity Bavaria as a pharmacist who also serves as the commander for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th Mission Support Command.
July 24, 2023 - Dr. Jeff Cortez, a civilian employee assigned to Medical Department Activity Bavaria as a pharmacist, also serves as the commander for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th Mission Support Command, talks about his...

U.S. Army Reserve civil support team builds capacity with Tunisian partners
Soldiers with the CBRN and EOD team, 61st Engineer Regiment, Tunisian Armed Forces apply a patch kit to a leaking barel during a HAZMAT traininng exercise May 24, 2023 at the unit's training site in Bizert, Tunisia. TAF partnered with U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command during African Lion 2023, a large scale, multi-national exercise, aimed at building interoperatbility bettween partner nations. The 773rd is a highly specialized, HAZMAT reaction team, the only one of it's kind in the U.S. Army Europe - Africa theater. Exercises such as African Lion 23 provide opportunities for this specialized unit to train and educate Tunisian partners, improving their security and enabling them to better protect their borders, complementing the Tunisian Armed Forces'  increased security measures. 

The U.S. conducts unilateral military operations, therefore we must train as members of a combined team with our partners. By training together, the U.S. military, our partners and allies get the repetitions we need to fight and win together on the modern day battlefield.  18 nations and approximately 8,000 personnel will participate in African Lion 2023, U.S. Africa Command's largest annual combined, joint exercise that will take place in multiple countries to include Tunisia from May 13 - June 18, 2023.
June 5, 2023 - The 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, partnered with the Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Reconnaissance Team, 61st Engineering Group, of the Tunisian Armed Forces to share practices and increase...

7th Mission Support Command completes historic mobilization
Brig. Gen. Wanda Williams, commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, the U.S. Army Reserve presence in Europe, provides words of gratitude and encouragement to Soldiers and Families during a mobilization ceremony, Wednesday, November 23, at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Kaiserslautern, Germany, honoring the 446th Movement Control Battalion.  



The unit is mobilizing in support of U.S. Army Europe – Africa's Operation European Assure, Deter, and Reinforce.  This is the first mobilization of a European-based, Army Reserve unit in a decade. U.S. Army Reserve units mobilize and deploy in support of missions across the globe, augmenting active-duty counterparts and bridging gaps in capabilities.
March 8, 2023 - In November, the 7th Mission Support Command made history completing the first intra-theater mobilization in ten years. U.S. Army Europe – Africa identified the 446th Movement Control Battalion, 510th Regional Support Group...

7th Mission Support Command hosts historic symposium
U.S. Army Warrant officers from across all three Army components pose for a group photo during the 7th Mission Support Command Warrant Officer Symposium in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Feb. 4-5, 2023. This is the first Army Reserve Warrant Officer symposium hosted in Europe. The symposium focused on recruiting, retention and mentorship and included warrant officers across all three Army components to discuss warrant officer career management, policy updates and guidance on promotions. (U.S. Army Photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
March 2, 2023 - The 7th Mission Support Command hosted the first-ever U.S. Army Reserve sponsored Warrant Officer Symposium in Europe, Feb. 4-5, at the Armstrong Club on Vogelweh Housing Area, Kaiserslautern, Germany...

7th MSC strengthens readiness through family outreach
More than 100 Soldiers and family members joined Lt. Col. Raymond L. Ayers, the Command Chaplain of the 7th Mission Support Command and his team of approximately one half-dozen Army chaplains, chaplain candidates and religious affairs specialist in the snows of the Alps to attend a Building Strong and Ready Teams event held at the United States Army Garrison Bavaria, Garmisch Edelweiss Lodge and Resort from January 27 to 29, 2023.
Feb. 2, 2023 - More than 100 Soldiers and family members joined Lt. Col. Raymond L. Ayers, the command chaplain of the 7th Mission Support Command (MSC) and his team of six other Army chaplains, chaplain candidates and religious affairs...

Riga port operations solidify U.S. Army access to Baltic Sea region
The ARC DEFENDER delivered armored vehicles and equipment belonging to the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and the 4th Infantry Division’s headquarters element, January 26, 2023, at the port in Riga, Latvia, in support of Atlantic Resolve. Soldiers from 21st Theater Sustainment Command assisted 7th Mission Support Command’s 151st Movement Control Team, 446th Movement Control Battalion, in coordination with the 838th Transportation Battalion, 598th Transportation Brigade, host nation support and commercial organizations, to discharge and stage equipment and vehicles, including paladin self-propelled howitzers, armored ammunition carriers, joint logistics tactical vehicles and other wheeled and tracked vehicles for onward movement to eastern Europe. (Courtesy photo by Eduards Ozolins, U.S. Embassy, Riga)
Jan. 31, 2023 - The ARC DEFENDER delivered armored vehicles and equipment belonging to the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Calvary Division and the 4th Infantry Division’s headquarters element this week at the port in Riga, Latvia. This...

Double Eagle Six visits 7th Mission Support Command
Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels, Chief of Army Reserve and Commander U.S. Army Reserve Command poses for a photo with Maj. Gen. James Smith, Commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and his Deputy Commanding General and Commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, Brig. Gen. Wanda Williams, during a battlefield circulation of Army Reserve units and facilities in Kaiserslautern, Germany, December 16, 2022. (Courtesy Photo)
Jan. 18, 2023 - Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels, chief of U.S. Army Reserve and commanding general of U.S. Army Reserve Command, visited the 7th Mission Support Command during a battlefield circulation Dec. 16, 2022, in Kaiserslautern, Germany...

Reserve component Soldiers bring unique skills, gain knowledge working with active-duty counterparts
A U.S. CIOR team finishes an orienteering event near Hammelburg, Germany on July 27th 2022. The Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers Military Competition (CIOR MILCOMP) is a three-day team competition consisting of NATO and Partnership for Peace nations in Europe. It has been around since 1957. The competition is open to all reserve components for both NCO and officer. It is now run on a volunteer basis and funded by former competitors through an alumni association.  (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Calvin Reimold)
Oct. 21, 2022 - Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers continue to provide support for their active-duty counterparts during overseas deployment training (ODT) opportunities and aid in overall mission success...

773rd Suits Up at Toxic Valley 22
A NATO partner clears the gas mask of U.S. Army Sgt. Ashley Lopez, a survey team member assigned to the 773rd Civil Support Team (CST), 7th Mission Support Command (MSC), U.S. Army Reserve, as she prepares to enter the ‘hot zone,’ during live-agent training at Toxic Valley 22, 13 September in Slovakia. 



This year marks the 10th iteration of Toxic Valley and included participants from 12 NATO nations.
Sept. 28, 2022 - Soldiers from the 773rd Civil Support Team (CST), 7th Mission Support Command (MSC) participated in Toxic Valley, September 12 through September 16 in Slovakia...

Junghahn takes command of Medical Support Unit - Europe
KAISERSLAUTER, Germany- U.S. Army Reserve Col. Faith L. Junghahn (left) the commanding officer of the Medical Support Unit, 7th Mission Support Command addresses her new unit during a change of command officiated here at Kleber Kaserne on Sept. 11, 2022.
Sept. 13, 2022 - U.S. Army Reserve Col. Faith Junghahn took command of the Medical Support Unit, 7th Mission Support Command, in a ceremony officiated by the 7th MSC Commander Brig. Gen Wanda Williams at Kleber Kaserne, Germany, on Sept. 11,...

773rd Civil Support Team participates in multicomponent training
Soldiers from the 773rd Civil Support Team (CST,) 7th Mission Support Command, the 7th Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) - Civil Support Team (CST), Missouri Army National Guard, and the 43rd Civil Support Team, South Carolina Army National Guard, pose for a team photo following multi-component survey team training at the Baumholder Military Operations in Urban Terrain training site, August 10.  



“The WMD-CST community is small,” said U.S. Army Maj. Brian Hatcher, Deputy Commander of the 7th WMD-CST. “Training across components allows teams to analyze and critique their process and adopt new methods.”  



The 773rd is the only civil support team in America's Army Reserve and the only CST asset in Europe.
Aug. 25, 2022 - Soldiers from the 773rd Civil Support Team (CST,) 7th Mission Support Command, the 7th Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) - Civil Support Team (CST), Missouri Army National Guard, and the 43rd Civil Support Team, South...

U.S. Army Europe and Africa commander tours 773rd Civil Support Team equipment
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Ramos, a team medic assigned to the 773rd Civil Support Team (CST,) briefs Gen. Darryl Williams, Commanding General U.S. Army Europe and Africa (USAEUR-AF,) on the unit's rapid response decontamination facilities and procedures during a key-leader engagement at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Germany, August 10.  



The 773rd is the only Army Reserve CST asset and the only CST asset in Europe. Their facilities and equipment are highly specialized making them a key force multiplier in the USAEUR-AF formation
Aug. 12, 2022 - U.S. Army Gen. Darryl Williams, commander, U.S. Army Europe and Africa (USAEUR-AF), visited Soldiers at Rhine Ordnance Barracks during a battlefield circulation to familiarize himself with USAEUR-AF units and capabilities,...