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Pilot program links Reserve components with active units for training
March 24, 2016
Some reserve-component Soldiers will soon be training more closely and more often with active units in a new pilot program. Shown here are Soldiers training at Fort Polk, La.

Army Reserve competition defines best warriors
March 24, 2016
Spc. Christopher L. Ubias, practical nursing specialist, 5502nd U.S. Army Hospital, of Denver, Colorado, rides a zip line to the ground during a team building exercise, March 8, 2016 at The Army Reserve Medical Command's 2016 Best Warrior competition at Fort Gordon, Ga. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton 108th Training Command- Initial Entry Training Public Affairs)

316th’s Best Warrior
March 23, 2016
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, competing in the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Best Warrior Competition, performs pushups during the Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Knox, Ky., March 16, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Dalton Smith/Released)

A woman's path in the military
March 23, 2016
Lt. Col. Dianna Echard-Danis, detail inspector general with the U.S. Army Reserve Command, who credits much of her success in the military to inspirational women who have come before her, poses for a photo at USARC headquarters, Fort Bragg, N.C., March 8, 2016. Danis spoke about her personal journey in the Army and how both men and women can use certain characteristics to join the inspector general directorate as she did. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Brian Godette, USARC Public Affairs)

Diving into a partnership
March 22, 2016
A Soldier from the 511th Engineer Dive Detachment is tending the lines as divers work underwater removing concrete pilings in the pier at the Morehead City, N.C., Reserve Center. The active duty unit performed work at the reserve center as part of a Troop Construction project, saving the Army money while performing real world training.

Mentorship Opportunities for Female Reserve Veterans
March 22, 2016
Stephen Austin, assistant chief of Army Reserve, and Sidney Goodfriend, founder and chairman of American Corporate Partners, sign a partnership agreement at the Pentagon in Washington March 21. The partnership launched the new Women’s Veteran Mentoring Program initiative.

U.S. Army medical Soldiers return to their roots in Ghana
March 22, 2016
Active Guard Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Solomon Mensah, a member of Medical Readiness Training Exercise 16-2 command and control team and pay agent from the 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) unit at Fort Gillem, Ga., poses with 1st Lt. Frank Goka, a mobilized Army Reserve Soldier assigned to Fort Hood, Texas, participated in MEDRETE 16-2, from Feb. 3-26, at the 37 Military Hospital, Accra, Ghana. Both Mensah and Goka are originally from Ghana. Mensah and Goka were essential to MEDRETE 16-2 with helping the U.S. medical team establish relationships amongst the Ghanaian Defense Force and medical professionals at the 37 Military Hospital. (U.S. Army Africa photo by Maj. Satomi Mack-Martin)

Reserve Soldier makes history at 94th Training Division
March 22, 2016
Command Sgt. Maj. Arlindo Almeida, outgoing senior noncommissioned officer of the 94th Training Division, hands the command colors to Brig. Gen. Steven W. Ainsworth, the 94th TD commander, symbolizing Almeida’s relinquishment of his duties. The change of responsibility took place during a ceremony at Fort Lee, Va., March 18, 2016. Ainsworth then passed the colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Sharon Campbell, making her the 94th TD’s new senior noncommissioned officer. Campbell is now the first female to hold the senior NCO position at the 94th TD.

7th Mission Support Command Strong Bonds event enriches couples and singles
March 22, 2016
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany- Soldiers and family members of the 7th Mission Support Command gathered to learn coping and resiliency techniques during the Strong Bonds event held at the Armed Forces Recreational Center´s Edelweiss Lodge here March 18 to 20. The weekend event hosted by the 7th MSC Command Chaplain´s Office, stressed communication, time-management and spiritual development for Soldiers and their families.

AFRICOM Intelligence Brigade stands up
March 21, 2016
Military Intelligence Soldiers place new unit patches on one another during the activation ceremony of 207th Military Intelligence Brigade March 16, 2016 here at Hoekstra Field at Caserma Ederle. The 207th MI Bde. will serve as the Theater Intelligence Brigade for U.S. Africa Command and is under operational control of U.S. Army Africa. The brigade includes the 207th MI Bde. Headquarters and 307th MI Battalion located here, as well as the 522nd MI Battalion located at Wiesbaden, Germany, and the 337th MI Battalion located at Fort Sheridan, Ill. (U.S. Army Africa photo by Staff Sgt. Lance Pounds)