Know Your Defender - Immediate Response
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Chris Reichert the noncommissioned officer in charge of customs clearance operations with the 793rd Movement Control Team, 510th Regional Support Group, poses for a photo, Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2024, at the Port of Kalundborg, Denmark. Reichert verified all customs forms for military equipment traveling through Europe in support of DEFENDER Europe and its connected exercises. The 793rd is a specialized unit, trained on all aspects of sending and receiving personnel and cargo in support of U.S. missions across the globe. DEFENDER, U.S. Army Europe - Africa's largest annual training event, is a three-phase exercise, designed to demonstrate the ability of U.S. forces to rapidly deploy in support of ally and partner nations. The 7th Mission Support Command is the U.S. Army Reserve presence in Europe. Comprised of 26 units across Germany and Italy, the 7th MSC provides logistical and sustainment resources in support of U.S. Army Europe and Africa missions across the theater. For more stories and information on the 7th Mission Support Command, connect via Facebook @7thmsc. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Jessica Forester)