Category: 63rd Readiness Division

Mortuary affairs exercise provides Soldier’s skill set to honor fallen heroes
August 22, 2016
(right) US Army Reserve Spc. Valerie Fuentes, a mortuary affairs specialist and native of Buckeye, Arizona, and Pfc. Saul Castillo, a mortuary affairs specialist and native of San Bernardino, California, both with the 387th Quartermaster Company – Mortuary Affairs (MA), Los Angeles, California, inventory personal effects from a simulated human remains during a Mortuary Affairs Exercise (MAX) at Fort Pickett, Aug. 17. (US Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Quentin Johnson, 211th MPAD/Released)

Army Reserve Military Police Conduct Security Operations
August 22, 2016
FORT MCCOY, Wis. – U.S. Army Reserve Soldier, Pfc. David Martinez, a military policeman with the 301st MP Company, Puerto Rico, and San Lorenzo native, stands watch as a tower guard over a simulated theater detention facility during a combat support training exercise at Fort McCoy, Wis., Aug. 19, 2016. The 301st was tasked with providing base defense during the exercise, which included foxhole perimeter defense, TDF security, quick reaction force teams and entry control point teams. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Quentin Johnson, 211th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/Released)

63rd RSC hosts regional base operations workshop
August 22, 2016
Col. Stewart Fearon, chief, directorate of public works (DPW), 63rd Regional Support Command, briefs center managers and facility coordinators about the role of DPW as part of the Base Operations Workshop (BASOPS) hosted by the 63rd RSC, Aug. 17, Armed Forces Reserve Center, Mountain View, Calif. The BASOPS workshop, held Aug 16-18, was aimed at improving the performance and knowledge of center managers and coordinators throughout the command’s 7 state area-of-responsibility in the South West region, which serves as home to nearly 150 Army Reserve facilities.

Exercise News Day
August 21, 2016
U.S. Army Reserve Soldier Sgt. Zechariah Gerhard with the 345th Public Affairs Detachment reads the national news during a radio show at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Butlerville, Ind., Aug. 20, 2016. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Jennifer Mack/Released)

Learning is a journey: Reserve Soldier is a traveler
August 19, 2016
Staff Sgt. Samuel Bayle is enrolled at the Defense Information School to become a “46R,” or “Broadcast Videographer.” Upon completion, Bayle will have attained skills in video techniques, voice, and editing, radio operation, and broadcast writing skills. He will continue to practice his new skillset at his unit, the 354th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, in Pittsburgh, Pa. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Rebecca Newton/Released)

US Army support soldiers conduct CBRN exercise
August 19, 2016
(left) Spc. Gary Allen, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, Yuba City, California native, and (right) Pfc. Joseph Kirkman, a Construction Equipment Repairer, and Greensboro, North Carolina native, both with Echo Forward Support Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, simulate decontaminating fellow FSC Soldier, Pfc. Ashton Barrell,(Carter) a motor transport operator and Evansville, Indiana native, during a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense training exercise at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana, Aug. 14, 2016. Company E leaders used the exercise to introduce their Soldiers to a new piece of equipment, the M50 – Joint Service General Purpose Mask, which replaced the US Military’s M40 Field Protective Mask. (US Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Quentin Johnson, 211th MPAD/Released)

Indiana State Police “Active Shooter” Training
August 18, 2016
MUSCATATUCK URBAN TRAINING CENTER (MUTC) - An Indiana State Police officer holds his position and applies his tourniquet to a simulated injury after neutralizing the threat during training at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center on Aug. 16, 2016. The purpose of the exercise was to test officers' situational awareness and decision-making while under pressure so they will be able to react to a situation if one occurs. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Eddie Serra, 205th Press Camp Headquarters)

Water Dogs quench thirst
August 18, 2016
FORT MCCOY, Wis. -- Army Reserve Soldiers from the 651st Quartermaster Company out of Evansville, Wyo., perform maintenance on a water pressure hose as part of the Combat Support Training Exercise here in Fort McCoy, Wis., on Aug. 16, 2016. CSTX immerses Army Reserve Soldiers and other service members in real-world  training scenarios to enhance unit readiness in the planning, preparation, and execution of combat service support operations. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Christopher A. Hernandez, 345th Public Affairs Detachment)

From runway to rucksack: Army Reserve Soldier displays versatility
August 18, 2016
FORT MEADE, Md. – U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Monique O’Neill practices announcing on August 16, 2016. O’Neill is enrolled in class at the Defense Information School to become a “46R,” or “Broadcast Videographer.” Upon completion, O’Neill will have attained skills in video shooting and editing, radio operation and delivery, voice and broadcast writing skills; and will continue to practice her new profession at her unit, the 206th Broadcast Operations Detachment in Grand Prairie, Texas. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Rebecca Newton/Released)

Indiana National Guard Medics Keep Training Healthy
August 18, 2016
CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. – Indiana National Guard medic Spc. Matthew Bailey of Sturgis, Mich. stays on emergency watch as his unit fires live mortar rounds during their annual readiness exercise. (Photo by SGT Raymond Maldonado, 206th Broadcast Operations Detachment)