Army Reserve Headquarters — Fort Bragg
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Kimberly Curtis, third from left, a supply specialist from Helena, Montana, mobilized to Poland with the 652nd Regional Support Group, rides a horse with her friend, Spc. Desireh Kissinger, also with the 652nd, on Curtis’ 21st birthday November 22 at SBS Stallion Stables near the town of Lobez, Poland. Kissigner arranged the birthday ride for Curtis, who rides horses with several groups back in Montana. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Kimberly Curtis, a supply specialist from Helena, Montana, mobilized to Poland with the 652nd Regional Support Group, rides a horse named Liberator on her 21st birthday November 22 at SBS Stallion Stables near the town of Lobez, Poland. Curtis, who rides with several groups back in Montana, recieved the birthday surprise from her fellow 652nd Soldier, Spc. Desireh Kissinger. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Kimberly Curtis, a supply specialist from Helena, Montana, mobilized to Poland with the 652nd Regional Support Group, rides a horse named Liberator on her 21st birthday November 22 at SBS Stallion Stables near the town of Lobez, Poland. Curtis, who rides with several groups back in Montana, recieved the birthday surprise from her fellow 652nd Soldier, Spc. Desireh Kissinger. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Kimberly Curtis, a supply specialist from Helena, Montana, mobilized to Poland with the 652nd Regional Support Group, rides a horse named Liberator on her 21st birthday November 22 at SBS Stallion Stables near the town of Lobez, Poland. Curtis, who rides with several groups back in Montana, recieved the birthday surprise from her fellow 652nd Soldier, Spc. Desireh Kissinger. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Kimberly Curtis, a supply specialist from Helena, Montana, mobilized to Poland with the 652nd Regional Support Group, rides a horse named Liberator on her 21st birthday November 22 at SBS Stallion Stables near the town of Lobez, Poland. Curtis, who rides with several groups back in Montana, recieved the birthday surprise from her fellow 652nd Soldier, Spc. Desireh Kissinger. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Kimberly Curtis, a supply specialist from Helena, Montana, mobilized to Poland with the 652nd Regional Support Group, rides a horse named Liberator on her 21st birthday November 22 at SBS Stallion Stables near the town of Lobez, Poland. Curtis, who rides with several groups back in Montana, recieved the birthday surprise from her fellow 652nd Soldier, Spc. Desireh Kissinger, who is riding in the background. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Kimberly Curtis, a supply specialist from Helena, Montana, mobilized to Poland with the 652nd Regional Support Group, pets a dog named Skippy on her 21st birthday November 22 at SBS Stallion Stables near the town of Lobez, Poland. Curtis, who rides horses with several groups back in Montana, recieved a horseback riding birthday surprise from her fellow 652nd Soldier, Spc. Desireh Kissinger. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Kimberly Curtis, a supply specialist from Helena, Montana, mobilized to Poland with the 652nd Regional Support Group, shows a tattoo of her first horse, Queen Juniper, on her 21st birthday November 22 at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland. Curtis began riding when she got Queen on her 10th birthday, and got a birthday surprise trip to a stable in Poland for her 21st birthday. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Marsiglia, Deputy Commanding General for Army Reserve Medical Command, speaks to the Soldiers during the transfer authority of the Deployed Warrior Medical Management Center from the 7234th MSU to the 7230th MSU at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, on November 22, 2019. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Addie Leonhardt, 7th Mission Support Command)
Col. Paul G. Graham, Commander of the 7234th Medical Support Unit and Master Sgt. Steven Jensen case the unit colors, signifying that their mission is complete during the transfer authority of the Deployed Warrior Medical Management Center from the 7234th MSU to the 7230th MSU at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany on November 22, 2019. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Addie Leonhardt, 7th Mission Support Command)
Army Reserve Soldier's birthday to remember on mobilization to Poland
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Kimberly Curtis, a supply specialist from Helena, Montana, mobilized to Poland with the 652nd Regional Support Group, rides a horse named Liberator on her 21st birthday November 22 at SBS Stallion Stables near the town of Lobez, Poland. Curtis, who rides with several groups back in Montana, recieved the birthday surprise from her fellow 652nd Soldier, Spc. Desireh Kissinger, who is riding in the background. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
Dec. 4, 2019 - It’s a safe bet to say that Kimberly Curtis will never forget her 21st birthday, November 22. It won’t be due to a wild night out at bars or something one might associate with turning 21. Spc. Curtis, a supply specialist in the Army Reserve, is a member of the 652nd Regional Support Group, out of Helena, Montana, serving on her first mobilization to Drawsko Pomorskie, a remote base camp in Northwestern Poland.

Army Reserve Medical Support Unit transfers authority of DWMMC in Germany
Col. Michael Weber, Commander of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, speaks to the Soldiers  during the transfer authority of the Deployed Warrior Medical Management Center from the 7234th MSU to the 7230th MSU at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, on November 22, 2019. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Addie Leonhardt, 7th Mission Support Command)
Dec. 3, 2019 - The 7234th Medical Support Unit transferred authority of the Deployed Warrior Medical Management Center mission to the 7230th Medical Support Unit at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, on Nov. 22, 2019.

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers train during Joint Cooperation 2019
U.S. Army Sgt. Caitlin Thompson, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, works alongside Hungarian Army Zászlós Ferenc Kapor during Joint Cooperation 2019, an annual civil-military cooperation exercise, involving 24 nations from Europe and North America, Nov. 7, 2019 in Steyerberg, Germany.



The exercise included approximately 500 Soldiers and civilians.



During the exercise, the Soldiers are placed in a scenario of conflict in the fictional states of Torrike and Framland. The Soldiers mission is to interact with roleplayers acting as local citizens of the area who either question military presence in the area, want to provide information or need help addressing humanitarian concerns. The exercise was conducted from Oct. 28 - Nov. 8 in and around Nienberg, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Doug Magill, 7th Mission Support Command)
Dec. 3, 2019 - Members of the U.S. Army Reserve’s only civil affairs battalion in Europe joined approximately 500 Soldiers and civilians from 24 countries in North America and Europe for a civil-military cooperation exercise, Oct. 28 – Nov. 8 in and around Nienburg, Germany.

Soldier from To'hajiilee credits passion for military to Navajo roots
U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Emily Juchniewicz-Armijo, an 11th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade medical service officer, shared her Native American story with members of the brigade in commemoration of National American Indian Heritage Month, Nov. 28, 2019, in Fort Carson, Colorado.  National American Indian Heritage Month gives us the opportunity to reflect on our shared history as Americans and to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of our people.
Dec. 3, 2019 - The U.S. Army is made up of many cultures and traditions that make it the diverse fighting force it is today. Part of this unique cultural contribution lies within the Native American population, which has the highest rate of military service per capita when compared to other ethnic groups.

Breaking the silence on mental illness
Sgt. Cory Nottingham, behavioral health non-commissioned officer in charge, 1972nd Combat and Operational Stress Control - Medical Detachment, speaks during a Suicide and Behavioral Health Symposium at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Nov. 25, 2019. The symposium covered topics such as stress, trauma, detection, and prevention as it relates to mental illness. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Dakota Vanidestine)
Dec. 3, 2019 - Stress affects us all – from running late to work, to meet deadlines, to getting injured. In a deployed environment, stressful situations are exacerbated. Soldiers face operational stressors, dangerous work conditions, and sometimes even witness the deaths of others.