Archive: 2016

CSM Maynard leaves the 310th ESC for new assignment
December 29, 2016
Command Sgt. Maj. Levi G. Maynard leads Soldiers from the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) being inducted as non-commissioned officers through reciting the NCO Creed during the 310th ESC NCO Induction Ceremony, June 4, 2016. The induction ceremony, held at the SPC Luke P. Frist Army Reserve Center, at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, is an important part of the advancement of Soldiers from junior enlisted to non-commissioned officer.

PSYOP Soldiers honored with special award during family day celebration
December 28, 2016
A child of a Soldier from the 316th Psychological Operations Company speaks to Santa during an annual family day in Kokomo, Ind., Dec. 10, 2016. The event included a special Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen ceremony for returning deployers and a promotion ceremony in addition to holiday festivities for Soldiers and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Mota)

310th ESC Soldier partners with Wreaths Across America to honor the Fallen
December 28, 2016
Over 600 wreaths placed in front of Veteran grave stones as part of the Wreaths Across America (WAA) Wreath Laying ceremony at the Crown Hill National Cemetery in Indianapolis, Ind., Dec. 17, 2016. The Wreaths Across America ceremony is held annually on the second or third Saturday in December across the U.S. to honor the fallen.

Strategic Operations and Plans (SOaP)
December 28, 2016
1st Sustainment Command (Theater), Soldiers from the Strategic Operations and Plans Team meet to discuss future operations at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 26.  Communication within the SOaP team plays a key role with so many moving parts from numerous logistical areas of expertise working simultaneously to develop future plans while maintaining current logistical operations in the U.S. Central Command's area of operations.
(U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Christopher Bigelow)

Reserve Soldiers take active role in Mission and Installation Contracting Command mission
December 28, 2016
Maj. Jason Brotherton reviews contracting documents Dec. 12 as part of his duties working for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Sam Houston contracting office at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. The Army Reservist is assigned to the 917th Contracting Battalion at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston.

Ceremonial Groundbreaking Ceremony Symbolizes Beginning of Construction for New Reserve Center
December 27, 2016
TONGANOXIE, Kansas (December 13, 2016) – Colonel Kurt Wagner, standing left, 88th Regional Support Command’s Directorate of Public Works director, addresses the crowd during the groundbreaking ceremony for the Tonganoxie Army Reserve Center that is scheduled to open by January 2019 in the eastern Kansas plains.

Planning for Contingencies Key for U.S. Africa Command, Joint, Multinational Partners at Judicious Response ‘17
December 27, 2016
Maj. Gen. Mark Palzer, Commanding General of the 79th Sustainment Command (Support) advises 79th troops as they participate in Exercise Judicious Response '17 in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Dec. 2, 2016. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexandra Hays, 79th Sustainment Command (Support).

Army Reserve command receives third straight energy award
December 23, 2016
Christine Ploschke, former Energy Branch manager for the Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command (second from left), receives a 2016 Federal Energy and Water Management Award from the Department of Energy during a ceremony Dec. 7 in Washington, D.C. This is the third national energy and water management award the 99th RSC has won in as many years as it continues to support readiness by providing the best possible facilities in which Soldiers can work and train. This latest recognition follows a DoE Federal Energy and Water Management Award Ploschke and her team earned for accomplishments in fiscal year 2015, as well as the Army “Small Group” Energy and Water Management Award they received for FY14.

Pentagon’s Newest Exhibit Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War
December 22, 2016
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter attends a Vietnam War hallway dedication ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Dec. 20, 2016. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr)

368th Engineer Battalion conducts its first NCO induction ceremony while deployed
December 20, 2016
Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen M. Bodwell, 368th Eng. Bn. presents Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony Simms with a battalion award as a token of appreciation for his words of encouragement to Task Force Granite Soldiers participating in the Non-Commissioned Officer Induction Ceremony held at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Nov. 29, 2016. The ceremony consisted of approximately 106 Soldiers from 312th Eng. Co, 389th Eng. Co., 461st Eng. Co, 475th Eng. Co., Headquarters and Headquarters Co. and Forward Support Co. of 368th Eng. Bn. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Maria Mengrone/Released)