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Fort McCoy hosts multi-component Warrior Exercise 86
July 13, 2015
Spc. Jacob Zeigler of the 469th Engineering (Mobile Augmentation) Company from Dodgeville, Wis. secures a line of sight vantage point for his unit during Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 86 at Fort McCoy, Wis., May 16, 2015. WAREX 86 is one of many exercises under Operation Grecian Firebolt, a 335th Signal Command (Theater)-led annual operation that provides communication support to the war fighter during training exercises conducted throughout the U.S.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution awards citizen soldiers
July 13, 2015
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) Reserve Components Achievement Awards Georgia-based awardees are: Army National Guardsman Sgt. Samuel Shuler, 560th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade; Army Reservist Sgt. 1st Class Stephanie Lindsey, 335th Signal Command (Theater); Army National Guardsman Spc. John Pettas, 48th Infantry Brigade; Army Reservist Sgt. Talesia Gordon, 335th Signal Command (Theater).

Signal battalion brings life to joint exercise
July 13, 2015
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Kevin Simms (left) and Cadet Ahmed Baa of Charlie Company, 392nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 359th Signal Brigade, 335th Signal Command (Theater), discuss calibration adjustments to signal equipment during the Combat Support Training Exercise (CSTX) 78 at Fort Dix, N.J. on June 13, 2015. The 2015 CSTX presents realistic and challenging scenario-based training for soldiers and units preparing for deployment.

Army Reserve signal brigade connects units at CSTX 78
July 13, 2015
U.S. Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Milo Estrello gives instructions to Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Kain and Spc. Blanca Nieves while visiting the 650th Regional Support Group's "governor cell" at Forward Operating Base Liberty on Fort McCoy, Wis., June 11, 2015. Estrello, a communications officer with the 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, served as a customer support specialist during Combat Support Training Exercise 78. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Anthony Hooker)

Portuguese army heats up training for national guard unit
July 13, 2015
Spc. Michael Morales with the 1st Battalion, 252nd Armor Regiment’s Alpha Company, maneuvers his way through flames of a broken Molotov cocktail thrown by a member of the Portuguese army military police during fire phobia training June 16 in Hohenfels, Germany. This exercise is designed to help peacekeeping troops actively go through the steps of what to do when Molotov cocktails are encountered during crowd and riot control.

EOD techs sharpen their individual skills as they prepare for real world missions
July 13, 2015
The 666th EOD Company from Jacksonville, Ala., performs various training techniques with the Moldovan Army in the counter improvised explosive device training area June 21 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Training Center in Hohenfels, Germany. The purpose of the training is to make sure all EOD techs sharpen their individual skills as they prepare for real world missions in Kosovo. One of the techniques used is designed so the techs can limit the contact involved when dealing with an explosive device. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Erick Yates)

North Carolina brigade takes lead of 20th chapter for US forces in Kosovo
July 13, 2015
U.S. Army Col. Clint Baker, the commander of 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division (left); Italian Maj. Gen. Francesco Paolo Figliuolo, the Kosovo Force commanding general; and U.S. Army Col. Vernon Simpson, the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team commander, salute the colors during a Multinational Battle Group-East transfer of authority ceremony July 9, 2015, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. MNBG-E is a U.S.-led contingent of the NATO peace support mission in Kosovo known as KFOR, and includes forces from Armenia, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Solvenia, and Turkey. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erick Yates, Multinational Battle Group-East)

Training for a safe and secure environment brings multinational forces together
July 13, 2015
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 252nd Armor Regiment’s Alpha Company take part in a multinational exercise that included forces from the U.S., Albania and Moldova for crowd and riot control June 25 in Hohenfels, Germany. The 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team, an Army National Guard Unit from North Carolina, participated in this training event in preparation for a peacekeeping mission in Kosovo. (U.S. Army Photo by Lt. Col. Gilbert Buentello)

Female troops take the lead in the US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico
July 13, 2015
First Lt. Ayesha Jimenez, from the 271st Human Resources Company, U.S. Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, leads a platoon during a tactical exercise at Camp Santiago Joint Maneuver Training Site, March 5.

Zero tolerance with sexual violence in the US Army Reserve-PR
July 13, 2015
Brig. Gen. Jose R. Burgos, 1st Mission Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve-Puerto Rico commanding general, continued commemorating the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month with a Clothesline T-shirt proclamation, April 15, at the command headquarters.(U.S. Army Photo by Mariana Ortiz, Intern 1st MSC PAO)