U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Wanda Williams, commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Paul Yingst, 7th MSC command sergeant major, sign the 7th MSC Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Proclamation for 2021 in Kaiserslautern, Germany, March 31, 2021. Throughout the Army, April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, or SAAPM.
Spc. Bobbie Williams, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, moves a wooden pallet after cleaning it Feb. 4, 2021. Williams volunteered his time at the Maistobankas (food bank) in Vilnius, Lithuania. In addition to help cleaning the warehouse, he also helped pack 100 food parcels that will be distributed to home bound residents. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexandra Shea)
Capt. Spenser Swafford, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment fire support officer and officer in charge of the Non-Lethal Fires Team, cleans a wheeled rack at a food bank in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Feb. 4, 2021. Swafford is a part of rotation U.S. forces stationed at the Pabrade Training Area and traveled to the capitol city to volunteer his time to help end food waste and end hunger. Along with cleaning, Swafford also helped create 100 food parcels that will be distributed to local citizens that are unable to shop for groceries of their own or can not afford to shop for groceries. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexandra Shea)
Spc. Austin Edwards, a Trooper assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, cuts carrots to add to soup Feb. 4, 2021, at a food bank in the capitol city of Vilnius, Lithuania. Edwards helped transform fruit and vegetables that were not able to be sold at local grocery stores, from “ugly food” to a soup that was distributed to the local homeless population. He volunteered about five hours of his day to help two kitchen staff who make about 650 meals per week. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexandra Shea)
Spc. Daria Jackson, a 319th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment mass communication specialist attached to 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, grabs a box of dates to fill one of 100 food parcels Feb. 4, 2021, at a Vilnius, Lithuania, food bank. Currently on a rotation at the Pabrade Training Area, Jackson volunteered about five hours of her day to help end food waste and end hunger in the capitol city. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexandra Shea)
Troopers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment and an Army Reserve 319th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment mass communication specialist attached to 2-8 Cav. Reg., help pack 100 food parcels to help feed Vilnius, Lithuania, residents Feb. 4, 2021. The volunteer spent about five hours making the food parcels, helping cook make soup and cleaning the food bank warehouse to help reduce food waste and end hunger. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexandra Shea)
Spc. Daria Jackson, left, a U.S. Army Reserve mass communication specialist, teamed up with Troopers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, to volunteer their time to create food parcels for a Lithuanian food bank Feb. 2, 2021. Deimante Vaidilauskyte, center, the Maistobankas program coordinator, welcomed the Troopers who helped to feed over 100 Vilnius residents. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexandra Shea)
U.S. Army Reserve Command Sgt. Maj. Michael S. McGregor, right, outgoing command sergeant major of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, receives the American flag from the commander of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, Col. Carlos E. Gorbea, during McGregor’s retirement ceremony held after a Change of Responsibility in Kaiserslautern, Germany, January 24, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
U.S. Army Reserve Command Sgt. Maj. Robert D. Eck, incoming command sergeant major of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, speaks during a Change of Responsibility Ceremony held in Kaiserslautern, Germany, January 24, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
U.S. Army Reserve Command Sgt. Maj. Michael S. McGregor, outgoing command sergeant major of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, speaks during a Change of Responsibility Ceremony held in Kaiserslautern, Germany, January 24, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
U.S. Army Reserve Command Sgt. Maj. Robert D. Eck, left, incoming command sergeant major of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, receives the unit colors from the commander of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, Col. Carlos E. Gorbea, during a Change of Responsibility Ceremony held in Kaiserslautern, Germany, January 24, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
U.S. Army Reserve Command Sgt. Maj. Michael S. McGregor, right, outgoing command sergeant major of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, hands the unit colors to the commander of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, Col. Carlos E. Gorbea, during a Change of Responsibility Ceremony held in Kaiserslautern, Germany, January 24, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
Brig. Gen. Wanda N. Williams (Photo by U.S. Army Reserve)
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Wanda N. Williams, incoming commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, speaks during her Assumption of Command Ceremony held at Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Dec. 8, 2020. Williams is the first female commander of the 7th MSC, the only Army Reserve unit stationed in Europe, since its inception in 1956. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Christopher O. Mohan, commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, speaks during an Assumption of Command Ceremony for U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Wanda N. Williams, incoming commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, at Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Dec. 8, 2020. Williams is the first female commander of the 7th MSC, the only Army Reserve unit stationed in Europe, since its inception in 1956. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Wanda N. Williams, incoming commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, passes the unit colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Paul J. Yingst, command sergeant major of the 7th MSC, during an Assumption of Command Ceremony held at Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Dec. 8, 2020. Williams is the first female commander of the 7th MSC, the only Army Reserve unit stationed in Europe, since its inception in 1956. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Wanda N. Williams, incoming commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, holds the unit colors during an Assumption of Command Ceremony held at Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Dec. 8, 2020. Williams is the first female commander of the 7th MSC, the only Army Reserve unit stationed in Europe, since its inception in 1956. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Wanda N. Williams, incoming commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, receives the unit colors from U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Christopher O. Mohan, commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, during an Assumption of Command Ceremony held at Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Dec. 8, 2020. Williams is the first female commander of the 7th MSC, the only Army Reserve unit stationed in Europe, since its inception in 1956. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Christopher O. Mohan, commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Wanda N. Williams, incoming commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Paul J. Yingst, command sergeant major of the 7th MSC, salute the U.S. and German flags during an Assumption of Command Ceremony held at Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Dec. 8, 2020. Williams is the first female commander of the 7th MSC, the only Army Reserve unit stationed in Europe, since its inception in 1956. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Daniel J. Friedberg, a mass communication specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th Mission Support Command, recites the Oath of Enlistment during an underwater reenlistment ceremony conducted in Lake Murner, Germany, Dec. 20, 2020. (Photo by Walter Drechsler)
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Daniel J. Friedberg, left, a mass communication specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th Mission Support Command, recites the Oath of Enlistment officiated by U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Joseph Bush, public affairs officer with the 510th Regional Support Group, 7th MSC, while U.S. Army Master Sgt. Trent Brown (rear right) and Sgt. 1st Class Tristan J. Strauss, both from the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, provide honor guard during an underwater reenlistment ceremony conducted in Lake Murner, Germany, Dec. 20, 2020. (Photo by Walter Drechsler)
Brig. Gen. Wanda N. Williams
Soldiers with the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion and 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command visit a WWII memorial in Berlin, Germany September 27, 2020. 25 members from both units attended a battlefield staff ride, U.S. Army Europe leader training exercises that use the setting of a historical campaign or battle as the basis for unified land operation and professional development. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Morrow)
Soldiers with the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion and 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command visit a WWII memorial in Berlin, Germany September 27, 2020. 25 members from both units attended a battlefield staff ride, U.S. Army Europe leader training exercises that use the setting of a historical campaign or battle as the basis for unified land operation and professional development. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Morrow)
Soldiers with the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion and 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command visit the Checkpoint Charlie Museum in Berlin, Germany September 26, 2020. 25 members from both units attended a battlefield staff ride, U.S. Army Europe leader training exercises that use the setting of a historical campaign or battle as the basis for unified land operation and professional development. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Morrow)
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Erick Olea, left, Sgt. Jonathan Medina, middle, and Staff Sgt. Christopher Branning with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, transport their equipment to a building during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear training exercise at U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder, Oct. 7, 2020. The exercise evaluated the CBRN response capabilities of a four-man U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, who called in the 773 to assist.
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Erick Olea, a survey team chief with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, gets his temperature checked before suiting up in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear protective equipment during a CBRN training exercise at U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder, Oct. 7, 2020. The exercise evaluated the CBRN response capabilities of a four-man U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, who called in the 773 to assist.
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Christopher Branning, left, and Staff Sgt. Erick Olea, survey team chiefs with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, suit up in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear protective equipment during a CBRN training exercise at U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder, Oct. 7, 2020. The exercise evaluated the CBRN response capabilities of a four-man U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, who called in the 773 to assist.
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Christopher Branning, left, and Staff Sgt. Erick Olea, survey team chiefs with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, conduct chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear decontamination procedures during a CBRN training exercise at U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder, Oct. 7, 2020. The exercise evaluated the CBRN response capabilities of a four-man U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, who called in the 773 to assist.
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Jonathan Medina, a survey team member with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, scrapes a sample of an unknown substance during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear training exercise at U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder, Oct. 7, 2020. The exercise evaluated the CBRN response capabilities of a four-man U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, who called in the 773 to assist.
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Erick Olea, left, and Staff Sgt. Christopher Branning, survey team chiefs with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, measure chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear equipment readings during a CBRN training exercise at U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder, Oct. 7, 2020. The exercise evaluated the CBRN response capabilities of a four-man U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, who called in the 773 to assist.
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Christopher Branning, a survey team chief with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, tests his mask communications capabilities before suiting up in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear protective equipment during a CBRN training exercise at U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder, Oct. 7, 2020. The exercise evaluated the CBRN response capabilities of a four-man U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, who called in the 773 to assist.
Col. Douglas A. LeVien (Photo by U.S. Army Reserve)
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Fabio Gaviria of the 793rd Movement Control Team, 446th Movement Control Battalion, 510th Regional Support Group, 7th Mission Support Command, performs security checks on equipment shipped by rail from Bergen-Hohne to Coleman Barracks, Germany, Sept. 13, 2020. MCT Soldiers under the 446th tracked more than 2,600 pieces of redeployed equipment to close out their support to DEFENDER-Europe 20 Plus. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Pelican)
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Erik Stoops of the 530th Movement Control Team, 446th Movement Control Battalion, 510th Regional Support Group, 7th Mission Support Command, verifies a manifest of equipment shipped by rail from Bergen-Hohne to Coleman Barracks, Germany, Sept. 13, 2020. MCT Soldiers under the 446th tracked more than 2,600 pieces of redeployed equipment to close out their support to DEFENDER-Europe 20 Plus. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Pelican)
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Fabio Gaviria of the 793rd Movement Control Team, 446th Movement Control Battalion, 510th Regional Support Group, 7th Mission Support Command, removes satellite tags from equipment shipped by rail from Bergen-Hohne to Coleman Barracks, Germany, Sept. 13, 2020. MCT Soldiers under the 446th tracked more than 2,600 pieces of redeployed equipment to close out their support to DEFENDER-Europe 20 Plus. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Pelican)
Inbound Soldiers from the United States to Europe, march to lunch at the Deployment Processing Center, Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany September 11, 2020. The DPC currently houses incoming personnel from the United States undergoing quarantine and in-processing to the European theater. Task Force Willkommen is a group of organizations facilitating this process during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Rick Scavetta/Released)
Jean Wash, a USO volunteer and Army spouse fills bags with snacks for Soldiers at the Deployment Processing Center, Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany September 15, 2020. The DPC currently houses incoming personnel from the United States undergoing quarantine and in-processing to the European theater. The USO’s mission is to strengthen America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
Inbound Soldiers from the United States to Europe, get comfort items from the shoppette then march back to the Deployment Processing Center, Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany September 11, 2020. The DPC currently houses incoming personnel from the United States undergoing quarantine and in-processing to the European theater. Task Force Willkommen is a group of organizations facilitating this process during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
Soldiers, inbound from the United States to Europe, take a virtual in-processing class at the Deployment Processing Center, Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany September 15, 2020. The DPC currently houses incoming personnel from the United States undergoing quarantine and in-processing to the European theater. Task Force Wilkommen is a group of organizations facilitating this process during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
Spc. David Marable, right, speaks to Sgt. Yasmin Montufar and Spc. Joseph Acosta Gonzalez about exchange rates and phone applications at the Deployment Processing Center, Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany September 11, 2020. The DPC currently houses incoming personnel from the United States undergoing quarantine and in-processing to the European theater. Task Force Willkommen is a group of organizations facilitating this process during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
Inbound Soldiers from the United States to Europe, wait to get comfort items from the shoppette before returning to the Deployment Processing Center, Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany September 11, 2020. The DPC currently houses incoming personnel from the United States undergoing quarantine and in-processing to the European theater. Task Force Willkommen is a group of organizations facilitating this process during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
U.S. Army Reserve junior noncommissioned officers with the 7th Mission Support Command conduct physical readiness training as part of a Junior Leader Certification Program held in Grafenwoehr, Germany, July 28, 2020. The program is designed to reinforce standards and is unique to the Army Reserve.
Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Abernethy, U.S. Army Europe command sergeant major, explains the importance of physical fitness to junior noncommissioned officers participating in a Junior Leader Certification Program during the 7th Mission Support Command’s annual training at Grafenwoehr, Germany, July 29, 2020. The program is designed to reinforce standards and is unique to the Army Reserve.
U.S. Army Reserve junior noncommissioned officers with the 7th Mission Support Command march during a drill and ceremony class taught by senior NCOs as part of a Junior Leader Certification Program held in Grafenwoehr, Germany, July 28, 2020. The program is designed to reinforce standards and is unique to the Army Reserve.
U.S. Army Reserve junior noncommissioned officers with the 7th Mission Support Command reaffirm their commitment to the NCO corps during a Junior Leader Certification Program ceremony held in Grafenwoehr, Germany, July 31, 2020. The program is designed to reinforce standards and is unique to the Army Reserve.
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, conduct a tactical training patrol involving reaction to enemy and civilian contact during exercise Forward and Ready 20 at United States Army Garrison Bavaria in Grafenwoehr, Aug. 5, 2020. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Morrow, 361st CA Bde, 7th MSC)
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers of the 7th Mission Support Command inspect the crematorium grounds at the Flossenbuerg Concentration Camp Memorial as part of a staff ride emphasizing the remembrance of the Holocaust and the U.S. Military’s Code of Conduct during exercise Forward and Ready 20 at United States Army Garrison Bavaria in Grafenwoehr, Aug. 4, 2020.
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers of the 7th Mission Support Command inspect the crematorium grounds at the Flossenbuerg Concentration Camp Memorial as part of a staff ride emphasizing the remembrance of the Holocaust and the U.S. Military’s Code of Conduct during exercise Forward and Ready 20 at United States Army Garrison Bavaria in Grafenwoehr, Aug. 4, 2020.
U.S. Army Reserve 1st Sgt. Domenic Barbeiro of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, conducts range safety operations for the M17 pistol qualification during exercise Forward and Ready 20 at United States Army Garrison Bavaria in Grafenwoehr, Aug. 1, 2020.
Commander of the 7th Mission Support Command and deputy commander of the 21st Theater Support Command, Col. Douglas A. LeVien, checks his target during a M17 pistol range qualification conducted by the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, during exercise Forward and Ready 20 at United States Army Garrison Bavaria in Grafenwoehr, Aug. 1, 2020.
Medical Soldiers from the 7th Army Training Command, United States Army Garrison Bavaria, provide COVID 19 screening to U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers of the 7th Mission Support Command during in-processing for exercise Forward and Ready 20 at USAG Bavaria in Grafenwoehr, July 25, 2020.
Maj. Vegim Krelani with the regular army from Pristina, Kosovo, poses at the Pentagon in the District of Columbia. Kelani is attending the Command & General Staff Officers Course Common Core or CGSOC-CC, hosted by the 7th Intermediate Level Education Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command, located in Grafenwoehr, Germany, from July 2020 through July 2021. This is the first time in history the CGSOC-CC has included international students. (Courtesy photo)
Maj. Jaser Mulla with the regular army from Pristina, Kosovo, poses for the camera. Mulla is attending the Command & General Staff Officers Course Common Core or CGSOC-CC, hosted by the 7th Intermediate Level Education Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command, located in Grafenwoehr, Germany, from July 2020 through July 2021. This is the first time in history the CGSOC-CC has included international students. (Courtesy photo)
Inbound Soldiers from the United States to Europe, conduct virtual in-processing at the Deployment Processing Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany July 17, 2020. The DPC currently houses incoming personnel from the United States undergoing quarantine and in-processing to the European theater. Task Force Wilkommen is a group of organizations facilitating this process during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
Maj. Jayson Cummins, Task Force Wilkommen support operations officers speaks about processes and procedures of Soldiers arriving to Europe from the United States at the Deployment Processing Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany July 17, 2020. The DPC currently houses incoming personnel from the United States undergoing quarantine and in-processing to the European theater. Task Force Wilkommen is a group of organizations facilitating this process during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
Restricted access signs are posted in and around the Deployment Processing Center, or DPC, on Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany to ensure the safety of the force and the local community. The DPC currently houses incoming personnel from the United States undergoing quarantine and in-processing to the European theater. Task Force Wilkommen is a group of organizations facilitating this process during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
Soldiers, inbound from the United States to Europe, march to lunch at the Deployment Processing Center on Rhine Ordnance Barracks in Kaiserslautern, Germany July 17, 2020. The DPC currently houses incoming personnel from the United States undergoing quarantine and in-processing to the European theater. Task Force Wilkommen is a group of organizations facilitating this process during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
Col. Stephen P. Case and family pose from their home in Alabama after relinquishing command of the 209th Digital Liaison Detachment July 19, 2020. Col. Case attended the change of command ceremony virtually. The detachment, headquartered at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, is part of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 7th Mission Support Command and serves in direct support of U.S. Army Europe. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
Col. Douglas LeVien, right, passes the unit colors to Lt. Col. Frank Suyak, incoming commander of the 209th Digital Liaison Detachment during a change of command ceremony July 19, 2020 in Wackernheim, Germany. The detachment, headquartered at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, is part of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 7th Mission Support Command and serves in direct support of U.S. Army Europe. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
Col. Stephen P. Case, left, speaks to his unit, the 209th Digital Liaison Detachment, during a change of command ceremony July 19, 2020 in Wackernheim, Germany. The detachment, headquartered at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, is part of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 7th Mission Support Command and serves in direct support of U.S. Army Europe. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
Lt. Col. Frank Suyak and family pose after taking command of the 209th Digital Liaison Detachment July 19, 2020 in Wackernheim, Germany. The detachment, headquartered at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, is part of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 7th Mission Support Command and serves in direct support of U.S. Army Europe. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
U.S Army Reserve Staff Sgt. William Haynes, survey team member with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, left, conducts site characterization with fellow team member, Sgt. Jonathan Medina on a vessel during a training exercise with the Netherlands CBRN Response unit in Gravendeel, Netherlands, July 8, 2020. The one-day CBRN situational training exercise focused on a CBRN incident on a maritime vessel at the Dutch Harbor in Gravendeel, Netherlands. (U.S Army Reserve by Capt. Lorenzo Llorente, 773rd CST UPAR).
U.S Army Reserve Staff Sgt. William Haynes, survey team member with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, right, decontaminates fellow team member Sgt. Jonathan Medina with the Dutch Fire Department's decontamination system during a training exercise in Gravendeel, Netherlands, July 8, 2020. The one-day CBRN situational training exercise focused on a CBRN incident on a maritime vessel at the Dutch Harbor in Gravendeel, Netherlands. (Photo by Netherlands Captain Tom Martens)
U.S Army Reserve Staff Sgt. William Haynes, survey team member with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, briefs chemical detection capabilities to Dutch Soldiers in Vught, Netherlands, July 7, 2020. The one-day CBRN situational training exercise focused on a CBRN incident on a maritime vessel at the Dutch Harbor in Gravendeel, Netherlands. (U.S Army Reserve Photo by Capt. Lorenzo Llorente).
U.S Army Reserve Maj. Ralph Scott, commander of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, right, shares tactics, techniques and procedures with Netherlands Maj. Rens, commander of the CBRN Response Unit, during a training exercise in Gravendeel, Netherlands, July 8. The one-day CBRN situational training exercise focused on a CBRN incident on a maritime vessel at the Dutch Harbor in Gravendeel, Netherlands. (U.S Army Reserve Photo by 1st Sgt. Domenic Barbeiro).
U.S Army Reserve Maj. Blair Heath, medical officer with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, left, back briefs Netherlands Captain Tom Martens, Netherlands CBRN Defense Centrum Operations Officer, on the medical monitoring status of the 773rd Civil Support Team's survey team during a training exercise in Gravendeel, Netherlands, July 8. The one-day CBRN situational training exercise focused on a CBRN incident on a maritime vessel at the Dutch Harbor in Gravendeel, Netherlands. (U.S Army Reserve Photo by 1st Sgt. Domenic Barbeiro).
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Michael Hiller, commander of the 7th Intermediate Level Education Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command, gives opening comments during an all-virtual graduation ceremony that took place on June 26 for graduates of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officers Course Common Core led out of Grafenwoehr, Germany. Thirty-two field grade officers and staff came together virtually from five different countries to celebrate their year-long training that culminated under the COVID-19 pandemic.
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)
Members of headquarters and headquarters company, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade. 7th Mission Support Command, conduct vehicle equipment layout and inventory prior to 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)
Col. Carlos E. Gorbea, commander of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, congratulates his outgoing headquarters and headquarters company commander and welcomes the incoming commander 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)
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)
Cpt. Jose Melendez Valentin, incoming commander of headquarters and headquarters company, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, thanks his leaders and family for their trust and patience 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)
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.
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Roi Cavan, human resources noncommissioned officer-in-charge with the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, evaluates a student marching Soldiers during a virtual Basic Leader Course in Kaiserslautern, Germany, April 21, 2020. Two 7th MSC NCOs are providing leadership as assistant instructors for one of 20 classes 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.
U.S. Army Spc. Nicholas Hopkins, a biomedical equipment technician with U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Europe, interacts with his instructor through video teleconferencing during a virtual Basic Leader Course locally hosted by the 7th Mission Support Command in Kaiserslautern, Germany, 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.
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Austin Fischer, an instructor with the 7th Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy in Grafenwoehr, Germany, teaches a block of instruction over video teleconference to students of a virtual Basic Leader Course located in Kaiserslautern, Germany, April 21, 2020. The first-ever four-week virtual BLC course for junior enlisted Soldiers is being led by the 7th Army NCOA and has both Reserve and active duty students collaborating online from 20 classrooms in four countries across Europe.
U.S. Army Reserve and active duty Soldiers interact with their instructor over video teleconference during a virtual Basic Leader Course locally hosted by the 7th Mission Support Command in Kaiserslautern, Germany, 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.
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)
U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Dmitry Pervistky, a bio-chemist with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, from Kaiserslautern, Germany, conducts personal training and validation of an Analytical Laboratory System prior to testing Soldiers for Novel Coronavirus 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 Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Dmitry Pervistky, right, a bio-chemist with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, from Kaiserslautern, Germany, explains Novel Coronavirus lab procedures to Sgt. Kyle Reitnauer, lab technician with 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland, April 17, 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 Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Rosannie Murillo, operations noncommissioned officer with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, wipes down gas pumps at the Vogelweh Gas Station 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. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Lorenzo Llorente, 773rd CST)
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Christopher Branning, a survey team chief with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, drives team member Sgt. Ruberth Valencia as he sprays EPA-approved decontamination solution on Panzer Kaserne 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. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by 1st Sgt. Domenic Barbeiro, 773rd CST)
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Rosannie Murillo, right, an operations noncommissioned officer with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, and Sgt. William Haynes, 773rd survey team member, wipes down shopping carts at the Vogelweh Commissary with EPA-approved decontamination solution 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. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Lorenzo Llorente, 773rd CST)
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.
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Farid Tehrani, a supply sergeant with Medical Support Unit-Europe, 7th Mission Support Command, loads boxes of medical supplies onto a pallet 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.
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Farid Tehrani, right, a supply sergeant with Medical Support Unit-Europe, 7th Mission Support Command, and U.S. Army Sgt. Roger Rood, a biomedical equipment specialist with the 8th Medical Logistics Company, 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion, 30th Medical Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, load boxes of medical supplies onto a pallet at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center, Europe warehouse in Pirmasens, Germany, March 26, 2020. 7th MSC and 21st TSC 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.
U.S. Army Reserve 1st Lt. Ava Carter, a clinical social worker with Medical Support Unit-Europe, 7th Mission Support Command, discusses warehouse functions with Wilbert Stephens, Chief of Transportation at U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center, Europe 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.
The honorable Nellie Gorbea, Rhode Island Secretary of State, right, offers words of thanks to both Col. Bradley A. Heston, center, and Col. Carlos E. Gorbea, for their service to the United States of America, during the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade change of command ceremony held on Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, March 7, 2020.
Brig. Gen. Michael T. Harvey, right, commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, recognizes the sacrifices made by family members while honoring Ann-Hilary and Evelyn, wife and daughter of Col. Bradley A. Heston, outgoing commander of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, prior to Heston’s change of command ceremony held on Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, March 7, 2020.
Col. Carlos E. Gorbea, left, incoming commander of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, passes the unit colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Michael S. McGregor, during a change of command ceremony held on Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, March 7, 2020.
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)
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 446th Movement Control Team, 510th Regional Support Group, 7th Mission Support Command, receive military vehicles by rail and commercial line haul traveling 300 miles to Bergen-Hohne, Germany, from Coleman Barracks in Mannheim, Germany, in preparation for DEFENDER-Europe 20 on Feb. 8, 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.