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Army Reserve command supplies ready medical equipment to all military branches
April 7, 2016
Maj. Gen. Margaret W. Boor, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve's 99th Regional Support Command, visits the command's Equipment Concentration Site 99 April 7 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. ECS 99 is a 75,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art medical storage and maintenance site that provides a secure, climate-controlled environment in which to store medical, dental, optical and veterinary equipment, and maintain and repair bio-medical equipment, x-ray machines, ventilators and defibrillators in order to support the Innovative Readiness Training program, which provides necessary training to medical and dental personnel across all branches of military service while providing much-needed medical and dental care to underserviced areas in the United States.

Army Reserve Emphasizes Water's Role in Global Footprint, Conservation Efforts
April 7, 2016
U.S. Army paratroopers from B Co., 112th Signal Bn., 528th Special Operations Sustainment Brigade arrive in a convoy for airborne operations during a validation exercise near Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 1, 2016. A validation exercise, (VALEX) is a multi-day, lanes training event to validate a units preparedness to conduct real world operations. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Neil A. Stanfield)(Released)

310th ESC Warrant Officer Call to Action!
April 7, 2016
Army Reserve warrant officers from the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) meet with Brig. Gen. Vincent B. Barker for introductions and to brief him on warrant officer priorities and job specialties at the SPC Luke P. Frist Army Reserve Center, Ind., March 20, 2016.

Policing up for readiness
April 7, 2016
More than a hundred leaders and senior staff members from various military police battalions and brigades joined the 200th Military Police Command headquarters leadership and senior staff for a four-day workshop and Yearly Training Brief conference held in Columbus, Ohio, on April 2. During the event, battalion and brigade leaders worked to improve their readiness and briefed the commanding general and his command leadership on their units' status. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret)

Military children use website to cope with stress, connect with each other
April 6, 2016
Military Kids Connect, a website for military youth, features stories and interactive features for children growing up in the military culture. Children can share their experiences and learn coping skills to deal with issues such as deployment, relocation, and other topics unique to being in a military family. (Department of Defense photo courtesy of the National Center for Telehealth and Technology.)

Fort Buchanan Honors Surviving Family Members on Gold Star Spouse’s Day
April 6, 2016
Fort Buchanan Survivor Outreach Service (SOS) hosted a Gold Star Recognition Ceremony in front of U.S. Army Garrison Headquarters, Fort Buchanan on April, 5th.

310th ESC Army Readiness Assessment Program/Army Safety Excellence Streamer
April 6, 2016
ARAP is a Web-based initiative that provides battalion-level commanders with data on their formation's readiness posture through five segments: Process Auditing - Assesses the processes used to identify hazards and correct problems Reward Systems - Assesses the unit's program of rewards and discipline to reinforce proper behavior and correct risky actions Quality Control - Places emphasis on high standards of performance Risk Management - Assesses the health of unit processes Command and Control - Assesses leadership, communication, and policies as they relate to Composite Risk Management (CRM) Designed for use by battalion-sized units, the program asks several questions of battalion commanders.

Soldiers’ determination for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge
April 6, 2016
Soldiers from the 1st Mission Support Command, the Reserve Officers Training Corps, Puerto Rico National Guard and the Miami Recruiting Battalion participated at the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (GAFPB) test in Ponce, Puerto Rico on 18-20 March 2016.

Leaders explain rewards, risks to infrastructure
April 5, 2016
Brig. Gen. Michael A. Stone, assistant adjutant general for Installations, Michigan Army National Guard, speaks March 31, 2016 about Army installations.

Staff Delegate group tours Texas Army Reserve facilities
April 5, 2016
Olin Brewster, an Army Reserve ambassador for the 63rd Regional Support Command, (center) briefs staff delegate members from Washington D.C., as Brig. Gen. Pete Bosse, director, Army Reserve Engagement Cell, U.S. Army North, looks on, March 28, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. The brief was part of a staff delegate tour of Army Reserve facilities throughout Central Texas.