Archive: 2015

88th RSC maintenance facility wins Army supply excellence awar
June 12, 2015
Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, presents Wendy Rich, a tools and parts attendant at Army Maintenance Support Activity 38, with the Army’s supply excellence award at the 11th Annual Chief of Staff of the Army’s Combined Logistics Excellence Awards ceremony, hosted at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, June 10.

AMSA 38, which is based in Wichita, Kansas, and falls under the 88th Regional Support Command, was one of 15 logistics units recognized for superior performance in supply operations, after being judged by evaluators from the U.S. Army Transportation, Ordnance, and Quartermaster Centers.

Army Reserve commander strives for mirror image
June 8, 2015
Army Reserve drill sergeant, Staff Sgt. Russell Vidler, 98th Training Division (IET), negotiates the mud obstacle during the third day of competition at the 108th Training Command (IET) combined Best Warrior and Drill Sergeant of the Year competition held at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. Vidler is one of five drill sergeants competing for the top honor in this year's competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

Meet the 81st RSC Command chief warrant officer
June 6, 2015
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Johnny Allen was selected as the 81st Regional Support Command chief warrant officer April 24, 2015.

Double Eagle - 06.03.2015
June 3, 2015
Staff Sgt. Zachary Fink, representing
the 807th Medical Command (Deployment
Support), completes an obstacle
at the “Little Nasty Nick” obstacle
course at the 2015 U.S. Army Reserve
Best Warrior Competition at Fort
Bragg, N.C., May 6. Fink was named
the U.S. Army Reserve Noncommissioned
Officer of the Year while Spc.
Bryce Parker, representing the U.S.
Army Civil Affairs and Psychological
Operations Command (Airborne), was
named the Soldier of the Year. Fink
and Parker will represent the Army
Reserve in the Dept. of the Army Best
Warrior competition in Oct. at Fort
Lee, Va. (Photo by Timothy L. Hale/
U.S. Army Reserve)

Army, Air Force, Navy service members participate in Army combatives
June 1, 2015
Maj. Gen. John Uberti , U.S. Strategic Command chief of staff, congratulates students on a job well done after successfully completing the Modern Army Combatives Program Level 1 at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., June 5, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Kyle Kennedy)

Local Chicago land community remembers its past veterans
May 25, 2015
Brig. Gen. Frederick R. Maiocco Jr., commanding general of the 85th Support Command, presents a wreath during a Memorial Day commemoration held in Arlington Heights, Ill., May 25. Maiocco joined a variety of veterans, local police and fire officials as well as local and federal dignitaries in presenting wreaths there. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Anthony L. Taylor/Released)

Chicago ruck march held in honor of struggling veterans
May 23, 2015
An american flag hangs on the back of a participant during the Chicago Honor the Fallen Ruck March. Approximately 450 military veterans, service members and supporters gathered for a 22-mile ruck march on May 22, just days before Memorial Day, to honor military men and women who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or have committed suicide. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michel Sauret)

Sapper unit trains to destroy lines of communication, movement
May 22, 2015
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. James Igou, 344th Engineer Company, 1st platoon team leader, tapes detonation cords together during a situational training exercise lane to simulate destroying an airfield at Fort McCoy, Wis., May 12. The 344th Eng. Company participated in Warrior Exercise 86 15-02 May 2 to 22. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Debralee Best)

420th Eng. Company builds teamwork across units
May 22, 2015
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 420th Engineer Company (Route Clearance) out of Indiana, Pa., augmented by other 412th Theater Engineer Command units, serve as the route clearance package for a route that may have simulated chemical contamination during a situational training exercise May 13 at Fort McCoy, Wis., participating in Warrior Exercise 86 15-02. The company performed route clearance missions to hone their skills May 2 to 22. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Debralee Best)

Bridging the Mississippi: Army Reserve bridge companies raft Mississippi during WAREX
May 18, 2015
Bridge crew members return from their situational training exercise traveling three miles down the Mississippi River from La Crosse, Wis., as part of Warrior Exercise 15-02. The 459th Engineer Company (Multi-role bridge), out of Bridgeport, W. Va., led the operation, augmented by Soldiers from the 310th, out of Fort A.P. Hill, Va., and 299th, out of Fort Belvoir, Va., Eng. Companies (Multi-role bridge). They built a six-piece float with four interior and two ramp improvised ribbon bridge bays, using five bridge erection boats to move the pieces into place. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Debralee Best)