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Army Reserve soldier remembers relative: second most decorated soldier from World War II
September 3, 2015
Staff Sgt. Joshua Conner holds a photograph of his relative 1st Lt. Garlin Murl Conner, World War II veteran. According to various news reports, G. Conner is the second most decorated soldier from World War II.
(U.S. Army photo by Spc. David Lietz/Released)

Army Reserve, National Guard Soldiers survive Sapper Stakes, turn a challenge into friendship
September 1, 2015
National Guard combat engineers with the 119th Engineer Company (Sapper), from West Virginia, carry a 15-pound shape charge onto a demolition range during Sapper Stakes 2015 competition at Fort Chaffe, Ark., Aug. 31. Combat engineers use demolition in mobility and counter-mobility to both allow movement to allies and impede movement for enemy forces. The competition is designed to build teamwork, enhance combat engineering skills and promote leadership among the units. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret)

390th Engineer Company builds learning opportunities for Bulgarians
August 19, 2015
The 390th Engineer Company out of Chattanooga, Tenn., partnered with the Bulgarian Army to renovate two classrooms and a bathroom for the Tsersova Koria, Bulgaria, kindergarten Aug. 3 to 19 for a Humanitarian Civil Assistance project funded by U.S. European Command through the U.S. Office of Defense Cooperation Bulgaria. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Debralee Best)

Cyber solutions depend on partnerships
August 9, 2015
With the demand for cyber security professionals outpacing the current inventory, cyber leadership was among the topics of discussion during the 3rd Annual Day with the Army Reserve in Crystal City, July 29. The event focused on the U.S. Army Reserve’s three major lines of effort in terms of private public partnership collaboration: Individual readiness, leader readiness, and unit readiness.

Local Army Reserve units partner with police for National Night Out
August 9, 2015
Second Lt. Michael Webb, left, physical security officer-in-charge for the 85th Support Command, renders a salute with police officers from the Rolling Meadows Police Department during the singing of the national anthem by Jim Cornelison, Chicago Blackhawks national anthem singer, at the Rolling Meadows Police National Night Out, Aug. 4.
Soldiers from the 85th Support Command participated in the three-hour event with soldiers from 327th Military Police Battalion, 200th Military Police Command there and simultaneously at the Village of Arlington Heights.
(U.S. Army photo by Spc. David Lietz/Released)

Lt. Col. Vladimir Berkovich, musician turned medical officer
August 9, 2015
Lt. Col. Vladimir Berkovich, is a medical doctor with chiropractic and acupuncture experience, and a member of the 7207th Medical Support Unit, Northeast Medical Area Readiness Support Group, Webster, N.Y., demonstrates some acupressure points on a Soldier while working at the Indian Health Service clinic in Lower Brule, S.D. Soldiers partnered with IHS clinic as part of the Pentagon’s Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) program that pairs reserve military personnel with communities in need. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Beth Raney, 363rd Public Affairs Detachment/Released)

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
COVER STORY:
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)