Archive: 2015

Army Reserve cooks get grilled
July 13, 2015
Soldiers from the 172nd Multifunctional Medical Battalion and sister units under the 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) enjoy a lunch meal at the end of the Army Reserve-level Philip A. Connolly program competition, which the 172nd was competing in. The Connolly event evaluates units against Army food service standards of excellence governed by approximately 24 different Army regulations, field manuals, and Department of the Army pamphlets.

Medical Support Unit-Europe gains new commander
July 11, 2015
Army Lt. Col Bidemi Y. Olaniyi-Leyimu (left), Medical Service Unit- Europe incoming commander, receives the unit guidon from Brig. Gen. Arlan M. DeBlieck, commander of the 7th Civil Support Command, during a ceremony held on the Daenner Kaserne parade field here on July 11, 2015. The passing of the guidon is a tradition symbolizing the changing of command.

Making it count
July 9, 2015
Spc. Donna C. Moya, a human resources specialist in the 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, instructs a junior Soldier on how to conduct human resource operations during exercise Imua Dawn at Sagami Depot, Japan. The Imua Dawn exercise will be the culminating training event for the 303rd MEB to achieve full operational capability status in phase 3 operations.

Father, Son embrace Japan
July 7, 2015
Roberto J. Perez and son Ryunosuke on one of their many trips to Japan. Perez, a chief medical officer with 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 9th Mission Support Command, frequently accompanies his son on visits to Japan where a part of the son’s heritage originates.

Double Eagle - 07.07.2015
July 7, 2015
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers in hazardous
material suits go through simulated
decontamination procedures on
mannequins after being exposed to
simulated chemicals during Operation
Guardian 15, June 25, near Ocala, Fla.
More than 500 Army Reserve Soldiers
and an active Army unit are participating
in the exercise to test their search
and rescue, hazardous materials,
decontamination, and medical triage
capabilities. (Photo by Brian Godette/U.S.
Army Reserve Command)

Chicago MLB teams honor service members during July 4 home games
July 6, 2015
Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class David Fittanto waves to a crowd of more than 29,000 Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds fans during a game at Wrigley Field, April 15. The Cubs recognized Fittanto for his service, on the field, during a Wednesday night game there. (U.S. Army photo by Anthony L. Taylor/Released)

Following in their footsteps
July 5, 2015
Pfc. Bronson M. Donald and his team of military police officers review and strategize the battlefield through the Command Post of the Future (CPOF) system during the Imua Dawn exercise, here, which kicked off June 28. CPOF allows commanders to maintain sight over the battlefield and enable collaboration with superiors, peers and subordinates over live data.

Boganowski succeeds Geck as 800th LSB commander
July 3, 2015
Maj. Gen. A.C. Roper, commander 80th Training Command (TASS), awards the Meritorious Service Medal to Col. Howard C. W. Geck, former commander 800th Logistics Support Brigade during a change of command ceremony Mustang, Okla., June 28, 2015. Col. Bradly M. Boganowski replaced Geck as commander.

Map geeks wanted to help engineer command reach its destination
July 3, 2015
Master Sgt. Steven Lotz, geospatial analyst for the 416th Theater Engineer Command (TEC), is the first member of the newly-formed geospatial cell added to the TEC as part of the command's redesign process. The geospatial cell is looking for officers, warrant officers and senior noncommissioned officers to bring onto the team. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret)

2015 Phillip A. Connelly awards
July 1, 2015
(Spc. Shannel Thomas from Baltimore, Md., a field mechanical maintenance specialist with the 254th Quartermaster Company (Laundry & Bath), prepares cooking utensils for use during a Phillip A. Connelly Award Competition at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., Feb. 7, 2015. The Connelly award was established in 1968 and is designed to encourage professionalism in Army food service teams and recognize excellent performance.Army Photo by Sgt. Christopher Bigelow / 316th ESC)