Tag: Kuwait

Memorial service provides closure for Soldiers
March 21, 2019
Memorial service for fallen Soldiers

The family that serves together
October 9, 2018
The family that serves together

Defeating a migraine while deployed
August 30, 2018
Defeating a Migraine While Deployed

Playing bagpipes helps Reserve Soldier stay resilient during Middle East deployment
August 29, 2018
Reserve Soldier exemplifies resiliency during Middle East deployment

U.S. Army Reserve’s 420th Movement Control Battalion ready to deploy
July 11, 2018
U.S. Army Reserve’s 420th Movement Control Battalion ready to deploy

Chicago native finds her hope in service
March 16, 2018
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Maribel Cano-Meraz is a first-generation born U.S. citizen, of Mexican descent, who grew up in Chicago in the communities of Hermosa and Humboldt Park.

Train hard, finish the fight at Tactical Combatives Course
October 11, 2017
Tactical Combatives Course

JBMDL’s Griffith Field House re-opens following $750K transformation
May 5, 2017
During the  re-opening ceremony for the Col. Jack H. Griffith Jr. Memorial Field House on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Griffith’s widow Bonnie and daughters Barb and Megan check out a static display illustrating the field house’s history. The field house re-opened May 5 following a 5-month, $750,000 transformation. In addition to receiving a new gym floor and running track, the field house now features energy-efficient lighting and is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Col. Griffith served as Fort Dix chief of staff from March 1984 until his death from cancer in December 1986. He was commissioned as an Infantry officer through the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at the University of Virginia, and was a graduate of the Army War College. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam where he was wounded in combat, and served in many other assignments around the world during his 26-year career.

Military equipment helping injured Soldiers get back into the fight
February 21, 2017
Salvage diver Sgt. Christopher Miller with the 511th Engineer Dive Detachment with the assistance of Commander Cpt. William Guinther, 511th EDD, gives an intravenous injection to salvage diver Spc. John Egizii, from the 511th EDD out of Fort Eustis, Va., while inside of a Standard Navy Double Lock Recompression Chamber System, Kuwait Naval Base, Kuwait, Feb. 13, 2017. The training is to give 511th soldiers hands on training in equipment operation, Soldier advancement and to help a Soldier with an injury sustained during a previous training exercise.

Army Reserve legal officer prepares for deployment
August 8, 2016
Army Reserve Capt. Jessica Herdrich, Trial Counsel, 85th Support Command, pauses for a photo during a battle assembly at the 85th Support Command. Herdrich is preparing for a yearlong deployment to Kuwait on a legal assistance mission to assist soldiers in the theater of operations.
(U.S. Army photo by Spc. David Lietz/Released)