River Assault 2015 serves as a premier training site for engineers
August 7, 2015
Sgt. Nicole Pierce, 401st Engineer Company, from Mustang, Okla., serves as the raft commander directing the watercraft to align both halves of an Improved Ribbon Bridge. Bridge crewmembers from different engineer companies joined forces deploying watercraft from transport trucks on the river bank, pushing bridge bays into place to construct the floating bridge across the Arkansas River, Aug. 4 as the culminating training event of Operation River Assault 2015 at Fort Chaffee, Ark.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Roger Ashley)

Mud is no obstacle: Horizontal construction company clears way for bridge building
August 7, 2015
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Nicholas Chiodini, heavy equipment operator with the 712th Engineer Support Company (Horizontal) out of York, S.C., spreads gravel to improve traction on slip four at Fort Chaffee, Ark., Aug. 1 during Operation River Assault 2015. The unit cleared the slips of 2 to 4 inches of mud and debris and laid gravel to ensure vehicles had access to the river for the culminating event, the gap crossing. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Debralee Best)

Double Eagle - 08.04.2015
August 4, 2015
A local Missouri resident receives free
dental care in a mobile dental facility
at Sikeston Junior High School. U.S.
Army Reserve Soldiers, U.S. Navy
Reserve Sailors and their active duty
counterparts, came together for Innovative
Readiness Training Bootheel,
a humanitarian mission serving the
communities of Sikeston, Dexter, and
Malden, Mo., July 10-24. (Photo by
Brian Godette/U.S. Army Reserve)

Training Command ramps up for mission to Middle East
July 31, 2015
Soldiers from the 108th Training Command (IET), U.S. Army Reserve, ramp up to travel to the Middle East for a mission under the direction of CENTCOM. The 108th has been tapped to perform a training mission for Facilities Security Forces, who protect infrastructure in the region. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

Sapper company launches mine-clearing rockets at River Assault
July 30, 2015
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 364th Engineer Company (Sapper) repack an inert C4 line to re-fire an M58 Mine Clearing Line Charge, rocket-projected line charge usually used to clear mines, during River Assault at Fort Chaffee, Ark., July 29. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Roger Ashley)

Leaders past and present build leaders of the future
July 24, 2015
Cadets of the 7th Regiment, Combat Leader Course negotiate the rapelling tower Saturday, July 11 at Fort Knox, Ky. The rappelling tower exercise is used to help cadets overcome fear, instill them with confidence and to build empathy for their subordinates in challenging circumstances. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Javier Amador)

Local dentist volunteers to join IRT mission in Norwich, NY
July 20, 2015
Lt. Col. Craig Colas, right, a dentist from U.S. Army Dental Activity, and Seaman Bryan Igneczi, a hospitalman from EMF Bethesda, provide dental treatment at Greater Chenango Cares on July 17, 2015. Greater Chenango Cares is one of the Innovative Readiness Training missions which provides real-world training in a joint civil-military environment while delivering world class medical care to the people of Chenango County, N.Y., from July 13-23. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jennifer Shick/released)

Building a strong engineer family through ENTAPE conference
July 20, 2015
Craig Hancock briefs the Reachback Engineer Data Integration portal at the Engineer Total Army Planning Exercise conference.

Soldiers, Airmen work together to save lives
July 19, 2015
U.S. Air Force Reserve personnel assess a simulated casualty in the field hospital on Young Army Air Field at Fort McCoy, Wis., June 15, during 2015 Global Medic. Global Medic is the premier medical field-training event during the 78th Training Division’s Combat Support Training Exercise and is the only joint accredited exercise conceived, planned and executed by Army Reserve Soldiers. Service members from multiple DoD branches train together in a joint force environment, further strengthening their abilities to serve together around the globe. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Beth Raney, 363rd Public Affairs Detachment/Released)

Junior Soldiers take lead in convoy operation
July 17, 2015
Vehicles driven by 432nd Transportation Company Soldiers are staged for offload after a two-week, 2,700-mile convoy operation from Fort Riley, Kan., to Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., on July 17. The convoy operation was part of Nationwide Move 15, an annual Army Reserve approved functional training exercise designed to provide Reserve component transportation units with valuable, realistic training by conducting real-world operations in support of continental United States activities. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Victor Ayala, 210th MPAD)