Chief Warrant Officer Five Vikki Hecht assumed responsibility as the Command Chief Warrant Officer of the 7th Mission Support Command during a ceremony March 23 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center, Germany.
Outgoing Command Chief Warrant Officer Five Martha Ervin, right, 7th Mission Support Command Deputy Commander Col. Alex Wells, and incoming Command Chief Warrant Officer Five Vikki Hecht take their official positions during the Change of Responsibility ceremony March 23 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center, Germany.
Col. Alex Wells, deputy commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, administers the Warrant Officer Oath of Office to Chief Warrant Officer Five Vikki Hecht, as she assumed the role of Command Chief Warrant Officer of the 7th MSC during a ceremony March 23 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center, Germany.
Chief Warrant Officer Five Vikki Hecht assumed responsibility as the Command Chief Warrant Officer of the 7th Mission Support Command during a ceremony March 23 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center, Germany.
Chief Warrant Officer Five Martha Ervin relinquished responsibility as the Command Chief Warrant Officer of the 7th Mission Support Command to Chief Warrant Officer Five Vikki Hecht during a ceremony March 23 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center, Germany.
Chief Warrant Officer Five Martha Ervin relinquished responsibility to Chief Warrant Officer Five Vikki Hecht by the symbolic passing of the Warrant Officer Guidon during the Change of Responsibility ceremony March 23 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center, Germany.
Chief Warrant Officer Five Martha Ervin relinquished responsibility to Chief Warrant Officer Five Vikki Hecht by the symbolic passing of the Warrant Officer Guidon during the Change of Responsibility ceremony March 23 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center, Germany.
(From left to right) The Honorable Efren Pascual Jr., municipal mayor of Orani, Bataan, Armed Forces of the Philippines Army Lt. Col. Francesca Dapiton, Office of the Chief Engineer, and U.S. Army Lt. Col. Michael Tucker, Combined Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force commander, break ground during the Engineering Civic Action Project (ENCAP) 4 opening ceremony as part of Exercise Balikatan, March 12, 2019. U.S. Army 1st Lt. Brendon Cagney, ENCAP 4 officer in charge, looks on. During the exercise planning process, military planners visited various locations in coordination with AFP and local officials to nominate sites. Numerous factors were taken into account, including logistics requirements, unit capabilities, and exercise requirements. Pagasa Elementary School was selected as one of the Balikatan construction projects following this selection process. Exercise Balikatan, in its 35th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counter-terrorism, and other combined military operations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Scott Vargas, 128th MPAD)
Airmen from the 355th Aviation Engineer Wing, Armed Forces of the Philippines and soldiers from the 561st Engineer Construction Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command and 405th Civil Affairs Battalion, 364th Civil Affairs Brigade, 351st Civil Affairs Command, take part in a catered lunch during the Engineering Civic Action Project 4 opening ceremony as part of Exercise Balikatan, March 12, 2019. The military relationship between the U.S. and the Philippines is strong and based on mutual respect and cooperation. Exercise Balikatan, in its 35th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counter-terrorism, and other combined military operations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Scott Vargas)
A soldier with the 405th Civil Affairs Battalion, 364th Civil Affairs Brigade, 351st Civil Affairs Command signs in at the Engineering Civic Action Project 4 opening ceremony at Pagasa Elementary School in Orani, Bataan, as part of Exercise Balikatan, March 12, 2019. Exercise Balikatan, in its 35th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Scott Vargas)
Women leaders featured at 7th MSC Warrant Officer Change of Responsibility
Chief Warrant Officer Five Martha Ervin relinquished responsibility as the Command Chief Warrant Officer of the 7th Mission Support Command to Chief Warrant Officer Five Vikki Hecht during a ceremony March 23 at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center, Germany.
March 23, 2019 - KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — The 7th Mission Support Command celebrated 39 years of Army Reserve service for the outgoing Command Chief Warrant Officer during a Change of Responsibility ceremony March 23, here, at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center.

Balikatan 2019: AFP, U.S. Army begin construction project at Pagasa Elementary
(From left to right) The Honorable Efren Pascual Jr., municipal mayor of Orani, Bataan, Armed Forces of the Philippines Army Lt. Col. Francesca Dapiton, Office of the Chief Engineer, and U.S. Army Lt. Col. Michael Tucker, Combined Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force commander, break ground during the Engineering Civic Action Project (ENCAP) 4 opening ceremony as part of Exercise Balikatan, March 12, 2019.  U.S. Army 1st Lt. Brendon Cagney, ENCAP 4 officer in charge, looks on.  During the exercise planning process, military planners visited various locations in coordination with AFP and local officials to nominate sites. Numerous factors were taken into account, including logistics requirements, unit capabilities, and exercise requirements. Pagasa Elementary School was selected as one of the Balikatan construction projects following this selection process. Exercise Balikatan, in its 35th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counter-terrorism, and other combined military operations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Scott Vargas, 128th MPAD)
March 22, 2019 - Philippine Airmen and U.S. Soldiers came together with local officials to begin a construction project at Pagasa Elementary School.

Memorial service provides closure for Soldiers
Soldiers of the 103rd Sustainment Command take a knee in front of the fallen Soldier Battle Cross for Sgt. Holli Bolinski and Spc. Jackson Johnson, who were assigned to the 657th Movement Control Team, March 16. Bolinksi and Johnson were killed in a non-combat vehicle crash, March 5, while deployed in Kuwait in support of Operations Inherent Resolve.
March 21, 2019 - Two Soldiers who died in a non-combat vehicle accident March 5 had not returned home, yet, closure was needed. The closure was carried out in the most traditional way the Army can provide for its Soldiers, those who remain ready to take over the watch from the fallen, with a memorial ceremony March 16.

Two female Soldiers teaming up at JRTC
U.S. Army Reserve Pvt. Maeghan Stanley, a culinary specialist, and Pvt. Shauntilize Newsom, a petroleum supply specialist, both with the 910th Quartermaster Company, wait for a new mission assignment during Joint Readiness Training Center rotation 19-5, March 15 to 26, 2019, at Fort Polk, Louisiana. JRTC provides America’s military forces relevant, rigorous, multi-echelon training in a decisive action and mission rehearsal exercise environment to develop adaptive leaders, confident units, and robust capabilities across the range of military operations achieving Army readiness. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Maj. Brandon R. Mace)
March 21, 2019 - Members of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 910th Quartermaster Company, 90th Sustainment Brigade, 4th

Army Reserve leaders test their Battle Assembly skills at “How to BA Day”
JOINT BASE HICKAM-PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - Hawaii Air National Guard 204th Airlift Squadron train Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command command teams on how to properly load and tie down vehicles into a C-17 Globemaster.
March 21, 2019 - Taking the new Army Combat Fitness Test, changing a tire on a HMWVV, and loading Army vehicles onto a Globemaster C-17, training all fit into part of one day of intense training for company command team Army Reserve leaders called “How to BA Day," part of the 2019 Pacific Pride Leadership Workshop, recently.