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Congressional staff members visit Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
March 19, 2017
Sophia Lalani (middle), Defense and Foreign Policy advisor to U.S. Senator Cory Booker, participates in an aerial tour March 17 of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.  The day was designed to show the various ranges and training sites of the joint base. Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst is home to more than 80 mission partners who provide a wide range of combat capability.

Army Reserve Soldier doubles as volunteer firefighter
March 8, 2017
Courtesy Photo

Army Reserve command kicks off new readiness improvement program
March 8, 2017
Sgt. 1st Class Miranda Toussaint, a finance instructor with the U.S. Army Reserve’s 8th Battalion, 98th Regiment, has her blood pressure checked by Lisa Walls, event oversight administrator with Logistics Health Incorporated, during the 99th Regional Support Command’s Soldier Readiness Improvement Event March 4 at the Frank B. Lotts Center in Richmond, Virginia. This event was the first in the 99th RSC’s new Soldier Readiness Improvement Initiative, which offers unit commanders a one-stop shop for personnel and medical readiness that helps make Soldiers mission capable.

Army Reserve leader inducted into N.J. high school hall of fame
February 17, 2017
Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command, left, is inducted into the Allentown High School Hall of Fame Feb. 17 during a ceremony at the school. Kok was nominated for the school’s hall of fame by his former football and cross-country coach, Doug Hunt, right, who taught at Allentown High School for 39 years.

Soldiers Bid Farewell to Unit Administrator After 39 Years
February 15, 2017
Army Sgt. 1st Class Deborah Hartman of the 318th Press Camp Headquarters speaks with Army Staff Sgt. Carrie Castillo during her last day as the unit administrator during the 318th battle assembly weekend, Forest Park, Ill., February 11, 2017. (U.S Army photo by Sgt. Alfonso Corral)

Leaders Leading from the Front
February 2, 2017
From left to right: Master Sgt. Irma Banks, 5th Armored Brigade; Army Reserve Sgt. First Class Fernando Terrazas, assigned to 2/364 Training Support Battalion, 5th Armored Brigade; and Command Sgt. Maj. Vernon Perry, Command Sergeant Major, 85th Support Command, pauses for a photo following the First Army Division West Best Warrior Competition held at Fort Bliss, Texas, Jan. 21, 2017. Terrazas will now move onto the First Army level BWC. The winner of the First Army level Best Warrior Competition will have a chance to compete in the U.S. Army’s Best Warrior Competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia for the opportunity to be the Army's Best NCO and Soldier of the Year.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew S. Griffith/Released)

Army Reserve Soldier finds comfort in heavy metal
February 1, 2017
Staff Sgt. Brad Miller, a public affairs non-commissioned officer with the U.S. Army Reserve's 326th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment in Reading, Pennsylvania, performs Jan. 28 with his band Divination.  The show marked the last performance for the band.  Miller and some of his bandmates are now in a new band, Whatever This Is.  Miller has been performing since coming off of active duty in 1998.

Army Reserve Soldiers learn to connect and reconnect at Strong Bonds event
February 1, 2017
Couples hold hands during an exercise Jan. 27 as part of a 99th Regional Support Command Strong Bonds event in Baltimore, Maryland.  Strong Bonds is a unit-based, chaplain-led program which assists commanders in building individual resiliency by strengthening the Army Family. The core mission of the Strong Bonds program is to increase individual Soldier and Family member readiness through relationship education and skills training.

Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind: A Synopsis of U.S. Army Reserve Fixed-Wing Aviation
January 31, 2017
Courtesy Photo of C-12

Army Reserve leader pays tribute to New Jersey veterans
January 30, 2017
Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command headquartered at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, meets with Jane M. Underkofler, an Air Force first lieutenant who served as a registered nurse, during a Jan. 28 visit to the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Memorial Home in Vineland, New Jersey. The purpose of Kok’s visit was to thank veterans for their service and encourage young Soldiers to spend time with veterans in their local area.