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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)

Army Reserve Soldier wants to repay those who supported through long career
March 21, 2016
Col. Amy Taitano (left), commander, 650th Regional Support Group, was inducted into the Honorable Order of Saint Martin and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, Las Vegas, June 28, 2015. The Honorable Order of Saint Martin recognizes those individuals who have demonstrated the highest standards of integrity, moral character and have displayed an outstanding degree of professional competence.

1st MSC Soldiers compete for top spot during Best Warrior Competition
March 19, 2016
Private 1st Class Albert G. Hepburn, 346th Transportation Battalion, secures the perimeter during a CBRN exercise at the 1st MSC Best Warrior Competition on Camp Santiago, Puerto Rico, March 15.

Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government
March 19, 2016
The 1st Mission Support Command (MSC) and Installation Management Command partnered up to celebrate Women’s History Month at the 1st MSC Headquarters, Ramon Hall, on Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, March 17. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Alexis Vélez/Released)

USARC executive officer holds town hall meeting in Birmingham
March 17, 2016
Mr. James Balocki, United States Army Reserve Command’s executive officer and director, services and installations, addresses Soldier and Civilians of the Army Reserve Sustainment Command and the Deployment Support Command during a town hall meeting. Balocki spent the day learning about their capabilities and mission support.

Army Reserve general: Quick access to funding essential for Reserve Component
March 17, 2016
Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Arlan DeBlieck, commanding general of the 7th Mission Support Command and deputy commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, speaks Wednesday, March 16, 2015 during the American Society of Military Comptrollers professional development event in Garmisch, Germany at the Edelweiss Lodge. (Photo by 1st Lt. Stevie N. Hasenfus)

Active Component and Reserve Civil Affairs units conduct exercise for upcoming USSOUTHCOM mission
March 16, 2016
81st Civil Affairs team member evaluate a bridge near Salinas, Puerto during Operation Coqui in order to identify any potential flooding or other issues that could arise during a disaster such as a hurricane.