Tag: combat-ready

Explosives Hazards Coordination Cell activated
November 1, 2017
EHCC activated

Operation Cold Steel II: More vehicles, weapons, firepower
October 18, 2017
Operation Cold Steel II

At the Ready: 332nd Transportation Battalion conducts Deployment Readiness Exercise
September 29, 2017
332nd Transportation Battalion DRE

MP train to perfect their function, becoming more prepared for combat
August 21, 2017
U.S. Army Reserve Soldier Pfc. Shawn Beesley, 800th Military Police Company, role plays as a detainee during Combat Support Training Exercise (CSTX) 86-17-02 at Fort McCoy, Wis., August 18, 2017. CSTX includes more than 12,000 service members from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps as well as from six countries. CSTX is a large-scale training event where units experience tactical training scenarios specifically designed to replicate real-world missions. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. John Russell)

Grunts and strategic gurus: Military Police command trains in the field
August 9, 2017
MP training

Engineers provide training grounds for allies
July 24, 2017
Sgt. Alex Head, 390th Engineer Company, Chattanooga, Tenn., moves concreate slabs during Resolute Castle 17 at Cincu, Romania, July 15, 2017. These slabs will be used as firing positions for tanks at the training facility Head is helping construct. The facility will provide Allied forces the opportunity to prepare for potential conflict. The entire operation is led by U.S. Army Reserve engineers, who moved Soldiers and equipment from the U.S. to Romania over a period of several weeks to complete the training facility. Resolute Castle improves interoperability, enhances confidence and security assurance between partner nations, while improving infrastructure, capability and capacity at select locations throughout Europe. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Felix R. Fimbres)

650th RSG runs RSOI at Big LOTS West 2017
July 24, 2017
Cpt. Jeffrey Olsen, 650th RSG, Reception Staging Onward-Movement Integration commander at Forwarding Operating Base Coronado look over RSOI station responsibilities with Spc. Ondra Caruthers, 650th RSG, FOB Coronado, Calif., July 15, 2017, during Big LOTS West 2017 exercise. The RSOI station is an important function of a military exercise in that it provides accountability and integration of personnel to the mission. The 650th RSG ran the RSOI for Big LOTS West 2017 from 6 July through 16 July.

Big Lots West for a 'Cause'
July 24, 2017
Soldiers of the 331st Transportation Company (Causeway) assemble a Modular Warping Tug (MWT) at the Port of San Diego in preparation to construct a Modular Causeway System (MCS) during Big LOTS West 17.

Liquid logisticians rule at QLLEX 2017
July 21, 2017
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 728th Quartermaster Company, Fremont, Neb., operate an
Inland Pipeline Distribution System during QLLEX 2017, July 21, at Fort Bragg, NC. QLLEX, short for Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise, is the U.S. Army Reserve’s premier readiness exercise for fuel and water distribution. This year’s QLLEX is not only a full demonstration of the capability, combat-readiness, and lethality of America’s Army Reserve to put fuel and water where it is needed most – in the vehicles and hands of the war-fighter and maneuver units – but it also further exercises the interoperability of the U.S. Army Reserve alongside active Army and British Army logisticians. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Timothy L. Hale) (Released)

Military police command using lessons learned to prepare for unknown
July 17, 2017
Command Sgt. Maj. Ted L. Copeland, command sergeant major of the Army Reserve, speaks to leadership from the 200th Military Police Command and its subordinate units during a conference at McGill Training Center at Fort Meade, Maryland, July 15, 2017. Joining Copeland is Command Sgt. Maj. Craig Owens, the command sergeant major for the 200th MP Command. The command hosted a Quarterly Training Briefing conference at Fort Meade from July 15-17, to strategize on future needs, and how they support the U.S. Army Reserve Command’s focus on combat readiness. Owens reminded the leadership to “focus on training as a unit, a team. It's the team that goes to war and wins." (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Audrey Hayes)