Archive: 2015

Army Reserve command boosts medical readiness throughout 13-state region
October 18, 2015
Spc. Aleksandr Piovesan of the Army Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment receives a mandatory influenza vaccination during the mass medical-readiness event hosted Oct. 17-18 by the Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., in an effort to increase Soldier readiness throughout the northeastern United States. More than 750 Army Reserve Soldiers from throughout the 99th RSC’s 13-state area of support received mandatory influenza vaccinations and other medical services.

Army Reserve gets down and dirty
October 17, 2015
COATESVILLE, Penn. - Tough Mudders come up from the icy water of the Arctic Enema during the Tough Mudder Philly course in Coatesville, Penn., Oct. 18. The U.S. Army Reserve was one of the sponsors for the event.(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Debralee Best)

First female Army Reserve graduate of Army Ranger School
October 16, 2015
Maj. Lisa Jaster, 37, an Army Reserve engineer officer, hugs fellow West Point graduates and Active Duty officers Capt. Kristen Griest, 26, and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver, 25. the three women are the first female Soldiers to earn the distinctive black-and-gold Ranger tab from the combat leadership course.

IMA officer is third female to earn Ranger tab
October 16, 2015
Maj. Lisa Jaster, right, tackles the hurdles at the Darby Queen obstacle course as part of training at the Ranger course on Fort Benning, Ga., June 28, 2015.

Fink named Army Best Warrior NCO of the Year
October 15, 2015
U. S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Fink, assigned to 409th Area Support Medical Company, U.S. Army Reserve Command, plots grid coordinates during the U.S. Army’s Best Warrior Competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., Oct. 5, 2015. The competition is a grueling, weeklong event that tests the skills, knowledge and professionalism of 26 warriors representing 13 commands. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Christopher Brecht/Released) #BestWarrior

JTF-Bravo provides medical care to over 1,200 in Panamanian village
October 15, 2015
U.S. Army Col. Bruce Bikson, dentist and dental health care provider at the Ngobe Bugle MEDRETE, assisting a local Panamanian Dentist with the extraction of a tooth on a patient. Joint Task Force-Bravo conducts MEDRETEs to enhance partner nation relations through medical training with regional military forces and local civilian organizations while supporting the Panama Ministry of Health’s efforts to provide medical care to an underserviced population. (Photo by Liaison Officer, Dr. Guillermo Saenz)

Disabilities not always apparent to the untrained eye
October 15, 2015
Guest speaker Derrick Felton, director and team leader of Veteran Affairs Readjustment and Counseling Services, Menlo Park, Calif., talks about disability in the workplace during the 63rd Regional Support Command’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month event Oct. 14 at the headquarters auditorium, Moffett Field, Calif.

Soldiers return after a year-long deployment
October 15, 2015
Spc. Alfredo Cañuelas-Gonzalez meets and holds his 2-month-old son for the first time on Oct. 15, 2015, during the 35th Signal Battalion homecoming.

'Best Warrior' winners named at AUSA conference
October 15, 2015
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey, far left, and Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, far right, present the Soldier of the Year award to Spc. Jared R. Tansley, assigned to U.S. Army Europe, and the Noncommissioned Officer of the Year award to Staff Sgt. Andrew Fink, assigned to U.S. Army Reserve Command, during the 2015 Best Warrior Competition Awards Ceremony at the annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army in Washington, Oct. 12, 2015.

Practice postal security every day at work, home
October 13, 2015
Anthony Perry, the U.S. Army Reserve Command postal and official mail manager, poses for a photo in the U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters mailroom, Oct. 8, 2015, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Perry said postal security should be everyone's business every day not only in the workplace but at home as well, especially during the busy holiday mail season. (U.S. Army photo by Timothy L. Hale/Released)