Archive: October, 2015

Army Reserve memorial undergoing $197,000 refurbishment
October 30, 2015
The 14th Quartermaster Detachment Memorial located at the Army Reserve Center in Greensburg, Pa., is undergoing a $197,000 refurbishment that is due to be complete by the end of November. Reilly Construction, Inc. is set to replace the memorial’s concrete walls and sidewalks, polish and seal all statues and plaques, install new plants and shrubs, replace mulch with landscaping stones and replace old lighting with new Light-Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures. The project comes a few months before the 25th anniversary of the Iraqi missile attack that killed 13 of the detachment’s Soldiers in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm.

Indianapolis Joint Partnership Conference 2015
October 30, 2015
The 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) senior enlisted adviser Command Sgt. Maj. Levi G. Maynard, speaks at the Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion Partnership Zone Conference focused on implementing the Army’s total force policy at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind., Oct. 24, 2015. Leaders from the Army Reserve’s 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Indiana Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), the Army Reserve Careers Division (ARCD), and the U.S. Army’s Recruiter Battalion Indianapolis (USAREC) gathered at the Spc. Luke P. Frist Army Reserve Center on Fort Benjamin Harrison to coordinate focused recruiting support for the Army’s Total Force policy.

One Army ‘family’ School System
October 30, 2015
Students attending the Wheeled Vehicle Recovery Course at Regional Training Site Maintenance-Fort Hood, Texas, conduct recovery operations Oct. 23, 2015. The course teaches Army mechanics how to properly and safely recover and tow vehicles that may be stuck or inoperable.

USACAPOC(A) takes top Army Reserve antiterrorism program
October 28, 2015
Mark Brooks, U.S. Army Reserve Command’s Chief, Antiterrorism Branch, Col. Douglas Smith, the USARC’s G-3/4, Col. George Hanhauser, U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Chief of Staff, Capt. Wendy Nelson and Command Sgt. Maj. Peter Running, USACAPOC’s senior enlisted soldier, stand during the presentation of the 2014 USARC’s Best Antiterrorism Program during a ceremony held Oct. 26 at Fort Bragg, N.C. Nelson is the command’s antiterrorism program manager. (Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Mark Bell/released)

Army Reserve activates first watercraft brigade
October 27, 2015
Brig. Gen. Norman Green, 377th Theater Sustainment Command Deputy Commander, uncases the colors of the 3d Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) with the unit’s top Non Commissioned Officer, Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Legra, during an activation and change of command ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Va.   (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. William Roland)

108th Training Command drill sergeants mold future leaders at Clemson University
October 27, 2015
Army Reserve drill sergeant, Sgt. Larry Davis, of Greer, S.C., of 1st Bn., 518th Inf. Reg., 2nd Bde., 98th Training Div. (IET), teaches a group of Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets how to pull apart a Browning M2 .50-caliber machine gun as part of a leadership training exercise in the Clemson Forest, Oct. 24, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar)

Defying the odds, Sele promoted to brigadier general
October 27, 2015
Brig. Gen. Richard Sele, 108th Training Command (IET) deputy commanding general, gives his grandaughter a kiss while presenting a bouquet of yellow roses to his daughter for her contributions, and patience, to the Army as a family member. Sele was promoted to the rank of Brig. Gen. during a ceremony hosted by Maj. Gen. Daniel Ammerman, United States Army Civil Affairs and Pychological Operations Command commanding general, at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville, N.C., Oct. 25, 2015. Sele, a longtime civil affairs Soldier, takes over for Brig. Gen. A. Ray Royalty as the deputy commanding general of the 108th, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

7th MSC’s new Tactical Command Post can support Soldiers in any environment
October 27, 2015
aj. Gen. Duane Gamble, commanding general of the 21st Theater Support Command, examines schematics of the 7th Mission Support Command's Tactical Command Post Monday Oct. 26, 2015 at Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The 6,000 square foot star-shaped Tactical Command Post is a modular, portable and expandable system that can quickly be built to provide a brigade-sized operations center and shelter for up to 200 people. (Photo by Lt. Col. Jefferson Wolfe, 7th Mission Support Command Public Affairs Officer)

Local Army Reserve Soldiers work to improve their community
October 26, 2015
On October 9th, Soldiers of the 613th MP Company and 35th Signal Battalion helped a local community member by restoring her residence after it had been burglarized while she was in the hospital recovering from surgery.

Wildcats hope hands-on training leads to better decision-making for local students
October 26, 2015
Students from two of Fort Jackson’s elementary schools receive goody bags and a reminder to “be drug-free” from members of the Ready and Resilient Campaign team. The bags contain coloring books and other material that promote a drug-free life. The 81st RSC’s Ready and Resilient Campaign team presented education programs as part of Red Ribbon Week throughout the Columbia, S.C., area, visiting local schools to discuss the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. (Photo by Jacqueline Wren, 81st Regional Support Command)