U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, based out of Kaiserslautern, Germany, prepare to take samples of a chemical substance during a training scenario mission held at exercise Toxic Valley 2021 in Zemianske Kostoľany, Slovakia, Sept. 14, 2021. Toxic Valley is a Slovac Armed Forces-led live agent chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear exercise that provides training for multinational military CBRN units stationed throughout Europe. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Joy Dulen, 7th Mission Support Command)
U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Shawna So, right, a survey team leader with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, based out of Kaiserslautern, Germany, receives an exercise scenario mission brief from Slovac Armed Forces Capt. Lucia Machajdikova during exercise Toxic Valley 2021 in Zemianske Kostoľany, Slovakia, Sept. 14, 2021. Toxic Valley is a Slovac Armed Forces-led live agent chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear exercise that provides training for multinational military CBRN units stationed throughout Europe. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Joy Dulen, 7th Mission Support Command)
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Ruberth Valencia, right, a survey team chief with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, based out of Kaiserslautern, Germany, tests communication capabilities with 773rd operations noncommissioned officer, Sgt. 1st Class Juan Morales, before the two Soldiers suit up in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear protective gear during exercise Toxic Valley 2021 in Zemianske Kostoľany, Slovakia, Sept. 14, 2021. Toxic Valley is a Slovac Armed Forces-led live agent CBRN exercise that provides training for multinational military CBRN units stationed throughout Europe. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Joy Dulen, 7th Mission Support Command)
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Wanda Williams, commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, gives the commencement speech during an all-virtual graduation ceremony for students of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officers Course Common Core led out of Grafenwoehr, Germany, July 2, 2021. Thirty-one field grade officers including international military students representing four countries came together virtually to celebrate their year-long training.
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. David Gladish, commander of the 7th Intermediate Level Education Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command, gives opening comments during an all-virtual graduation ceremony for students of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff Officers Course Common Core led out of Grafenwoehr, Germany, July 2, 2021. Thirty-one field grade officers representing four countries came together virtually to celebrate their year-long training.
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Wanda N. Williams, commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, shares her coin and a photo with a Romanian Army Multi-National Command Southeast Soldier during a visit to MNC-SE headquarters for exercise DEFENDER-Europe 21 in Bucharest, Romania, June 13, 2021. Soldiers of the 209th Digital Liaison Detachment, 7th MSC, provided liaison capability between the U.S. Army´s V Corps, Joint Force Land Component Command and the Romanian MNC-SE.
U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Allen Rust, an air and missile defense chief with the 209th Digital Liaison Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command, left, shakes hands with Romanian Army Col. Adrian Petrica of the Multi-National Command Southeast, at the close of a DEFENDER-Europe 21 command post exercise in Bucharest, Romania, June 14, 2021. The 209th DLD provided liaison capability between the U.S. Army´s V Corps, Joint Force Land Component Command and the Romanian MNC-SE.
U.S. Army Reserve Col. Greg Gimenez, commander of the 2500th Digital Liaison Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command, right, presents Maj. Gen. Nicola Terzano, commander of the Italian Army´s Divsione Acqui, a unit friendship award during exercise DEFENDER-Europe 21 in Capua, Italy, June 14, 2021. The 2500th embedded with the Divisione Acqui to help with liaison support of the U.S. Army´s V Corps and Joint Force Land Component Command during the exercise.
Soldiers of the 2500th Digital Liaison Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command, and the 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 2nd Signal Brigade, along with evaluators from U.S. Army Southern European Task Force-Africa, pose together in front of the divisional operations center of the Italian Army´s Divisione Acqui at the conclusion of a command post exercise for DEFENDER-Europe 21 in Capua, Italy, June 14, 2021. The 2500th DLD provided liaison capability between the U.S. Army´s V Corps and the Italian Army's Divisione Acqui.
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Maj. Forrest McKinley, senior noncommissioned officer of the 2500th Digital Liaison Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command, left, develops the base access roster for his Soldiers with Italian Army Sgt. Maj. Giovanni Di Maio during exercise DEFENDER-Europe 21, in Capua, Italy, June 10, 2021. The 2500th DLD provided liaison capability between the U.S. Army´s V Corps and the Italian Army's Divisione Acqui.
Cpt. Sibusiso Ntuli, left, health service systems management officer with 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) speaks with Cpt. Jessica Bradford, patient administration officer with the 3rd MC (DS) about future operations during a medical command post exercise, part of Defender Europe 21, on Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany June 11, 2021. Defender Europe 21 is an annual large-scale U.S. Army Europe and Africa-led joint, multinational exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between U.S., NATO and partner militaries. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson)
1st Lt. Jenna Snow, an entomologist with 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) at Fort Gillem Enclave, GA speaks about her experience during a medical command post exercise, part of Defender Europe 21, on Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany June 11, 2021. Defender Europe 21 is an annual large-scale U.S. Army Europe and Africa-led joint, multinational exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between U.S., NATO and partner militaries. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Christopher Stelter)
Col. Alexandre F. Migala, commander of Medical Support Unit Europe and deputy commanding officer of the 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) explains the mission of standing up a Theater Medical Command during Defender Europe 21 at Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany June 11, 2021. Defender Europe 21 is an annual large-scale U.S. Army Europe and Africa-led joint, multinational exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between U.S., NATO and partner militaries. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Christopher Stelter)
Spc. Briggany Galicia-Reyes, a bio-medical equipment technician with the Medical Support Unit Europe, talks about her experience with the medical support forward team during a medical command post exercise, part of Defender Europe 21, on Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany June 11, 2021. Defender Europe 21 is an annual large-scale U.S. Army Europe and Africa-led joint, multinational exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between U.S., NATO and partner militaries. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Christopher Stelter)
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jed J. Schaertl, deputy commanding general for mobilization and reserve affairs with U.S. Army Europe and Africa Command, right, poses with U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from Medical Support Unit-Europe, 7th Mission Support Command, and 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support), during a visit to MSU-E headquarters in Kaiserslautern, Germany, June 8, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué).
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jed J. Schaertl, deputy commanding general for mobilization and reserve affairs with U.S. Army Europe and Africa Command, recognizes achievements of U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from Medical Support Unit-Europe, 7th Mission Support Command, and 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support), during a visit to MSU-E headquarters in Kaiserslautern, Germany, June 8, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué).
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jed J. Schaertl, deputy commanding general for mobilization and reserve affairs with U.S. Army Europe and Africa Command, prepares to recognize achievements of U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from Medical Support Unit-Europe, 7th Mission Support Command, and 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support), during a visit to MSU-E headquarters in Kaiserslautern, Germany, June 8, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué).
U.S. Army Reserve Col. Alexandre F. Migala, commander of Medical Support Unit-Europe, 7th Mission Support Command, left, speaks with Brig. Gen. Jed J. Schaertl, deputy commanding general for mobilization and reserve affairs with U.S. Army Europe and Africa Command, during a visit to MSU-E headquarters in Kaiserslautern, Germany, June 8, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué).
U.S Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Deshawn Daniel, country desk officer for the Joint Security Coordination Center, 7th Mission Support Command, right, synchronizes information with NATO Joint Support and Enabling Command Lt. Col. Marko Unger on Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 27, 2021. U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and Civilians assigned to the7th MSC teamed up with NATO Allies and partners from 18 different countries to provide a unique protection capability for U.S. Army Europe and Africa by serving as the JSCC in support of DEFENDER Europe 21. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Capt. Lorenzo Llorente)
British Army Warrant Officer Class 2 James Radcliffe, senior enlisted advisor to the joint security coordinator of the Joint Security Coordination Center, leads a formation filled with U.S. Army, NATO Allies, and Partnership for Peace Soldiers on Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 27, 2021. U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and Civilians assigned to the 7th Mission Support Command teamed up with NATO Allies and partners from 18 different countries to provide a unique protection capability for U.S. Army Europe and Africa by serving as the JSCC in support of DEFENDER Europe 21. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Capt. Lorenzo Llorente)
U.S. Army Reserve Col. Jason Ardnt, chief of staff of the 7th Mission Support Command and deputy joint security coordinator for the Joint Security Coordination Center, speaks with Romanian military police officer Capt. Razvan Matran on Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 27, 2021. U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and Civilians assigned to the 7th MSC teamed up with NATO Allies and partners from 18 different countries to provide a unique protection capability for U.S. Army Europe and Africa by serving as the JSCC in support of DEFENDER Europe 21. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Capt. Lorenzo Llorente)
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Wanda N. Williams, commanding general of the 7th Mission Support Command and joint security coordinator for the Joint Security Coordination Center, addresses a formation of U.S. Army, NATO Allies, and Partnership for Peace Soldiers on Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 27, 2021. U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and Civilians assigned to the 7th MSC teamed up with NATO Allies and partners from 18 different countries to provide a unique protection capability for U.S. Army Europe and Africa by serving as the JSCC in support of DEFENDER Europe 21. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Capt. Lorenzo Llorente)
Joint Security Coordination Center Chief of Protection Patricia Giera, 7th Mission Support Command, explains the JSCC structure to Hungarian military police officer Capt. Zoltan Szentpeteri on Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 27, 2021. U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and Civilians assigned to the 7th MSC teamed up with NATO Allies and partners from 18 different countries to provide a unique protection capability for U.S. Army Europe and Africa by serving as the JSCC in support of DEFENDER Europe 21. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Capt. Lorenzo Llorente)
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Mary J. Durham, commander of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, left, observes chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear decontamination shower procedures alongside Soldiers from the Bulgarian Army's 38th CBRN Defence Battalion during a military-to-military exchange held in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 25-28, 2021. The event was designed to enhance relationships and interoperability with Allies and partner nations. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Branning, 773rd CST)
Soldiers from the Bulgarian Army's 38th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defence Battalion open chemical sampling kits while suited up in protective gear to demonstrate CBRN reaction procedures during a military-to-military exchange held with U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 25-28, 2021. The event was designed to enhance relationships and interoperability with Allies and partner nations. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Rosannie Murillo, 773rd CST)
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Mary J. Durham, commander of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, right, receives a brief from Bulgarian Army 1st Lt. Polina Dimova, a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear platoon commander with the 38th CBRN Defence Battalion, during a military-to-military exchange held in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 25-28, 2021. The event was designed to enhance relationships and interoperability with Allies and partner nations. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Branning, 773rd CST)
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Christopher Branning, a team chief with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, provides chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear procedure suggestions to a Soldier from the Bulgarian Army's 38th CBRN Defence Battalion during a military-to-military exchange held in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 25-28, 2021. The event was designed to enhance relationships and interoperability with Allies and partner nations. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Rosannie Murillo, 773rd CST)
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Mary J. Durham, commander of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, briefs chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear reaction capabilities to Soldiers from the Bulgarian Army's 38th CBRN Defence Battalion during a military-to-military exchange held in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 25-28, 2021. The event was designed to enhance relationships and interoperability with Allies and partner nations. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Rosannie Murillo, 773rd CST)
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Mary J. Durham, commander of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, left, shakes hands with Bulgarian Army Maj. Natalya Ivanova, commander of the 38th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defence Battalion during a military-to-military exchange held in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 25-28, 2021. The event was designed to enhance relationships and interoperability with Allies and partner nations. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Rosannie Murillo, 773rd CST)
Staff Sgt. Christopher Jackson, Mass Communications Specialist assigned to 221st Public Affairs Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command is swabbed for COVID 19 testing during DEFENDER-Europe 21 at Kucove, Albania, May 19, 2021. Approximately 800 Army Reserve Soldiers from the U.S. and Europe are participating in DEFENDER-Europe 21, a large-scale U.S. Army-led exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between the U.S., NATO allies and partner militaries. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thomas Mort)
Three members of the laboratory covid testing team (left) Capt. Fawn OLeary, Medical Service Officer, (middle) Capt. So, Chemical Officer and (right) Maj. Brooke Spridgen, Lab Officer, assigned to 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, take a well deserved break while administering COVID 19 testing during DEFENDER-Europe 21 at Kucove, Albania, May 19, 2021. Approximately 800 Army Reserve Soldiers from the U.S. and Europe are participating in DEFENDER-Europe 21, a large-scale U.S. Army-led exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between the U.S., NATO allies and partner militaries. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thomas Mort)
Three members of the laboratory covid testing team (left) Capt. Fawn OLeary, Medical Service Officer, (middle) Capt. So, Chemical Officer and (right) Maj. Brooke Spridgen, Lab Officer, assigned to 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, all take a well deserved break while administering COVID 19 testing during DEFENDER-Europe 21 at Kucove, Albania, May 19, 2021. Approximately 800 Army Reserve Soldiers from the U.S. and Europe are participating in DEFENDER-Europe 21, a large-scale U.S. Army-led exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between the U.S., NATO allies and partner militaries. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thomas Mort)
Maj. Brooke Spridgen, Lab Officer, assigned to 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, prepares a sample for COVID-19 testing during DEFENDER-Europe 21 at Kucove, Albania, May 19, 2021. Approximately 800 Army Reserve Soldiers from the U.S. and Europe are participating in DEFENDER-Europe 21, a large-scale U.S. Army-led exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between the U.S., NATO allies and partner militaries. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thomas Mort)
Capt. Fawn OLeary, Medical Service Officer, assigned to the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, prepares a sample for COVID-19 testing during DEFENDER-Europe 21 at Kucove, Albania, May 19, 2021. Approximately 800 Army Reserve Soldiers from the U.S. and Europe are participating in DEFENDER-Europe 21, a large-scale U.S. Army-led exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between the U.S., NATO allies and partner militaries. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thomas Mort)
Maj. Brooke Spridgen, Lab Officer, assigned to 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Mission Support Command, prepares a sample for COVID-19 testing during DEFENDER-Europe 21 at Kucove, Albania, May 19, 2021. Approximately 800 Army Reserve Soldiers from the U.S. and Europe are participating in DEFENDER-Europe 21, a large-scale U.S. Army-led exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between the U.S., NATO allies and partner militaries. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thomas Mort)
Upon arrival in Hungary, the first wave of 510th RSG Soldiers establish satellite communication to stay in touch with supported units and partner forces as part of #DEFENDER-Europe 21. Open lines ensure our team can support tenant units with water, quarters, power generation, in-processing, COVID-19 mitigation and and any other life support to allow their leaders and Soldiers to stay focused on training. At Papa Air Base, more than 2,000 Soldiers and Airmen were received and staged before executing #SwiftResponse.
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Joseph Nuttall, bottom left, noncommissioned officer for Civil Affairs Team 5737, 457th CA Battalion, 361st CA Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, and Maj. Gen. Piotr Trytek, bottom right, commander of Poland’s 11th Armored Cavalry Division, pose with the top three finishers of the inaugural Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Poland event, a 5K competition held at Zagan Forward Operating Station, Poland, April 15, 2021. BOSS Poland is the first-ever BOSS program to be established for deployed and rotational troops, instituted by Nuttall and his U.S. Army Reserve civil affairs team. (Photo by Maj. Marcellus Simmons, 1-1 ABCT Public Affairs)
U.S. and Polish Army Soldiers exchange t-shirts and patches after competing in the inaugural Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Poland event, a 5K competition held at Zagan Forward Operating Station, Poland, April 15, 2021. BOSS Poland is the first-ever BOSS program to be established for deployed and rotational troops, instituted by a U.S. Army Reserve civil affairs team. (Photo by Maj. Marcellus Simmons, 1-1 ABCT Public Affairs)
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Kyle Warner, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, competes in the inaugural Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Poland event, a 5K competition held at Zagan Forward Operating Station, Poland, April 15, 2021. BOSS Poland is the first-ever BOSS program to be established for deployed and rotational troops, instituted by a U.S. Army Reserve civil affairs team. (Photo by Maj. Marcellus Simmons, 1-1 ABCT Public Affairs)
U.S. and Polish Army Soldiers take off from the start line at the inaugural Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Poland event, a 5K competition held at Zagan Forward Operating Station, Poland, April 15, 2021. BOSS Poland is the first-ever BOSS program to be established for deployed and rotational troops, instituted by a U.S. Army Reserve civil affairs team. (Photo by Maj. Marcellus Simmons, 1-1 ABCT Public Affairs)
Members of U.S. Army Reserve Civil Affairs Team 5737, 457th CA Battalion, 361st CA Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, pose with members of Poland’s 11th Armored Cavalry Division Civil-Military Cooperation G5 team on April 27, 2021. CAT 5737 instituted the first-ever Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program for deployed and rotational troops while deployed to Zagan, Poland for exercise Atlantic Resolve from January to May, 2021. From left to right: Mr. Rafal Pawlowski, Maj. Patryk Stephniewski, Sgt. 1st Class Rodrigo Carvajal – CAT 5737, Cpt. Jaroslaw Lobos, Cpt. Daniel Allen – CAT 5737, Lt. Col. Pawel Cupa, and Sgt. Joseph Nuttall – CAT 5737 (Photo by Maj. Marcellus Simmons, 1-1 ABCT Public Affairs)
U.S. Army Reserve Col. Carlos E. Gorbea, right, commander of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, reaffirms the oath of office with newly promoted Lt. Col. Eric M. Arras, during a small promotion ceremony held in Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 2, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Eric M. Arras, an operations officer with the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, stands with his family as he receives official promotion orders from the 361st commander, Col. Carlos E. Gorbea, during a small promotion ceremony held in Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 2, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Eric M. Arras, an operations officer with the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, stands at attention while family members fasten new rank on his uniform during a small promotion ceremony held in Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 2, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Elisabeth Paqué)
Staff Sgt. McKinely Suell III, Army Field Support Battalion-Germany’s travel administrator, is an Active Duty Operational Support-Reserve Component Soldier with the battalion by day and an international concert promoter by night. Suell joined the Army in 1982 and has served in the active Army, Army Reserve, National Guard and now as an ADOS-RC Soldier with the 405th Army Field Support Brigade’s AFSBn-Germany in Vilseck. (U.S. Army Courtesy Photo)
Staff Sgt. McKinely Suell III provides a brief insight on the functions of an M-4 carbine rifle at a weapons range in Mainz-Finthen, Germany, with the 209th Digital Liaison Detachment, 7th Mission Support Command. The 209th DLD is Suell’s parent unit but for the last four years he has been assigned to the 405th Army Field Support Brigade’s Army Field Support Battalion-Germany as an Active Duty Operational Support-Reserve Component Soldier (U.S. Army Courtesy Photo)
Staff Sgt. McKinely Suell IIl, who joined the Army in 1982 and is assigned to the 405th Army Field Support Brigade’s Army Field Support Battalion-Germany as an Active Duty Operational Support-Reserve Component Soldier in Vilseck, Germany, may be a Soldier for Life, but he’s also an international concert promoter who has brought a lot of top-level hip hop acts from the U.S. to Germany to perform at concerts and special events, to include artists such as Ne-Yo, 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks and DMX (U.S. Army Courtesy Photo)
U.S. Army Sgt. Derek J. Born, a critical care flight paramedic with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment (General Support), 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, gives a thumbs-up after landing during aircraft medical evacuation training performed by the 12th CAB for more than 50 Army Reserve civil affairs Soldiers at Camp Normandy, United States Army Garrison Bavaria in Grafenwoehr, Germany, April 10, 2021
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, perform medical evacuation training with aviation Soldiers from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment (General Support), 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, at Camp Normandy, United States Army Garrison Bavaria in Grafenwoehr, Germany, April 10, 2021.
U.S. Army Reserve Col. Carlos E. Gorbea (left), commander of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, presents his unit’s coin to U.S. Army Sgt. Derek J. Born, a critical care flight paramedic with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment (General Support), 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, in appreciation of aircraft medical evacuation training performed by his team for more than 50 Army Reserve Soldiers at Camp Normandy, United States Army Garrison Bavaria in Grafenwoehr, Germany, April 10, 2021.
U.S. Army Sgt. Derek J. Born, a critical care flight paramedic with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment (General Support), 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, trains more than 50 Army Reserve civil affairs Soldiers on aircraft medical evacuation at Camp Normandy, United States Army Garrison Bavaria in Grafenwoehr, Germany, April 10, 2021.
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)