Archive: 2015

Family with tradition of service to country marks new milestone
November 15, 2015
Retired Brig. Gen. Blake Williams delivers his remarks during the promotion ceremony for his son, Maj. Mark Williams on Oct. 18, 2015. Blake Williams and his sons, Mark Williams and Capt. Ryan Williams (not shown) have over four decades of service in the Army Reserve. Blake Williams previously served in the 108th Training Command (IET), the same unit both his sons are currently assigned to. (Photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 108th Training Command (IET), Public Affairs)

412th TEC hosts second senior leader development training
November 15, 2015
U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Tracy A. Thompson, commanding general, 412th Theater Engineer Command, speaks to attendees of the second 412th TEC Senior Leader Development Training, Nov. 13 to 15 at Camp Atterbury, Ind. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Debralee Best)

Heat helps soldiers heal
November 15, 2015
Sgt. 1st Class Peter Bazo from Ocala, Fla., with the Warrior Transition Battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., explains the significance of "The Final Goodbye" (the piece behind him) at the Healing in Flames exhibition, Nov. 8, 2015, at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Wash. The Hot Shop Heroes program teaches soldiers glass art as a way to heal from the trauma of war. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Sarah K. Anwar)

Female Army CST-2 members share their stories
November 15, 2015
Wearing a black head cover, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Raquel Patrick, Army Ordnance Training Detachment-Fort Gordon division deputy chief and Cultural Support Team-2 member, is shown asking an Afghan child if she was enrolled in school and if not, if she'd like to go, November 2011, in Afghanistan. Many female CST-2 members like Patrick were deployed to Afghanistan and were given the primary duty of engaging the female population of Afghanistan. This is because in the Afghan culture, it is inappropriate for male military members to engage with female Afghans.

Reserve Soldier aid wounded attack victims
November 13, 2015
Staff Sgt. Katie Govoni, an Army Reserve combat medic who in her civilian capacity is an emergency medical technician, conducts a basic and advanced life saver interface course at an ambulance training center in Malden, Mass. Govoni used her combat medic skills to help two stabbing victims in Louisville, Ky., Aug. 23, 2015.

Reserve Soldiers participate in Veterans Day parade, unveiling of veterans' monument
November 13, 2015
Members of the 426th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne) participated in a parade and celebration for both the observance of Veterans Day and the unveiling of the city’s new veterans’ monument, Nov. 11, 2015, in Upland, Calif. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexandra Hays)

Army Women's Museum earns rare accreditation
November 10, 2015

Aiming for excellence, hitting so much more
November 9, 2015
The 384th Military Police Battalion, headquartered at Fort Wayne, Ind., organized a three-day range and field training exercise involving more than 550 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and incorporated eight different weapons systems, plus combat patrolling and a rifle marskmanship competition at Camp Atterbury, Ind., Nov. 5-7. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret)

Chief of Army Reserve's wife talks family programs in West LA
November 9, 2015
Brig. Gen. David Elwell discusses family readiness with Linda Talley, wife of Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general. Talley visited the West Los Angeles Army Reserve Center to meet with Reserve Soldiers, their families and Army civilian employees, Nov. 9, 2015.

Looking beyond the uniform: Army Reserve show their support for their community
November 8, 2015
Ashley Hayes, a Tough Mudder competitor, participated in the Army Fitness Challenge after she completed the Central Florida Tough Mudder in Palm Bay, Fla., Nov. 7. For the fitness challenge, Hayes had to complete several tasks, which included pushing a weighted sleigh, three pullups, low crawling, 10 declined pushups and then pulling the weighted sleigh back to the start line.