Archive: February, 2015

Mentorship on the hardwood
February 28, 2015
Army Reserve drill sergeant, Staff Sergeant Brian Johnson, Task Force Marshall, 108th Training Command (IET), encourages a young fan to do one more pull-up at Fan Fest during the 2015 CIAA basketball tournament held annually in Charlotte, N.C. Johnson was on hand to tout the benefits and opportunities of military service by way of the Army Reserve. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

Ethics professor supports Fort Douglas with Black History observance
February 25, 2015
Dr. Karen Johnson, associate professor of education at the University of Utah, poses for a group photo with equal opportunity advisers Sgt. 1st Class William Yazzie and Greg Rogers during a Black History Month observance held at Fort Douglas, Utah, Feb. 25. The purpose of the event was to spread cultural awareness and provide a history lesson on the role of the African-American female during the Civil War. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Chad M. Nixon)

ARSC celebrates Black History Month with powerful presentation
February 21, 2015
Maj. Steven Francis, HHD commander with the Army Reserve Sustainment Command (ARSC), presents Samuel Pugh with a certificate of appreciation for his powerful presentation during the ARSC’s Black History Program.

Army Reserve unit hosts Tuskegee Airman during Black History Month observance
February 7, 2015
Brig. Gen. Frederick R. Maiocco, Jr., left, commanding general, 85th Support Command and deputy commanding general, First Army Division West; meets Oscar Lawton “Wilk” Wilkerson, local Chicagoan and Tuskegee Airman, during an African American/Black History Month unit observance, at the 85th Support Command’s headquarters, Feb. 7. During the observance, Wilkerson discussed his experiences in the service and held a questions and answers portion with the soldiers there. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. David Lietz/Released)

Japanese, American female service members discuss challenges, opportunities of serving
February 7, 2015
Staff Sgt. Amanda Hess, U.S. Army Japan, speaks with Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force women through an interpreter during a women's mentorship meeting during Exercise Yama Sakura 69 at Camp Itami, Japan, Dec. 5, 2015.

A Walk Through History
February 6, 2015
A member of the the Wona Womalan West African Ensemble performed during the 81st Regional Support Command's annual celebration of African American history Feb. 6. "The dancers represented the culture, music and look of the root of African American history, which is Africa," said Master Sgt. Rosalind Chamberlain, Equal Opportunity Advisor.

Double Eagle - 02.02.2015
February 2, 2015
COVER STORY: Matthew Wilson, Army Reserve Family Programs executive officer, checks the new interactive AFRP website in his office at U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters Jan, 26, 2015. The new site includes several new features that makes the site a user friendly tool for Soldiers and families. (Photo by Brian Godette/U.S. Army Reserve Command)