Archive: 2016

A “Total Force” to be reckoned with
October 20, 2016
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, United States Army Reserve Command (center) hosts four ASCC commanders at a USAR Seminar during the annual meeting of AUSA (Association of the United States Army) in Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 2016.  The commanding generals discussed the strong support Army Reserve Soldiers provide to the total force. From left, Lt. Gen. Michael X. Garrett, Commanding General, U.S. Army Central; Gen. Robert B. Brown, Commanding General, U.S. Army Pacific; Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, Commanding General, U.S. Army Europe; and Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Commanding General, U.S. Army North.

Lt. Col. Harzewski assumes command of the 483rd TC BN
October 20, 2016
The color guard for the 483rd Terminal Battalion and the American flag stand at attention, during a change of command ceremony, where at the Lt. Col. Thomas J. Harzewski, a Rio Rancho, New Mexico resident, assumed command of the 483rd Terminal Battalion from Lt. Col. Kevin O. McKenzie at the Military Ocean Terminal Concord, October 15. Toni A. Glover, 650th Regional Support Group commander, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, was present to transfer the unit colors to Harzewski from McKenzie, who has led the unit for two years.

Signal Command welcomes new commander
October 19, 2016
Brig. Gen. (Promotable) Peter A. Bosse, incoming commander for the 335th Signal Command (Theater) takes the 335th SC (T) flag from Maj. Gen. David J. Conboy, the deputy commanding general (operational), United States Army Reserve Command symbolizing the official transfer of authority during a change of command ceremony at Fort McPherson, Georgia, Oct. 15.  Bosse took command from Brig. Gen. Christopher R. Kemp, who had commanded the unit and it's more than 4,500 Soldiers for the past two years.

Phoenix-area soldier represented Army Reserve at Army Best Warrior competition
October 19, 2016
Spc. Orozco (second from right), assigned to 387th Engineer Company, 315th Engineer Battalion, 301st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade poses for a photograph with members of his unit after completing the DeGlopper Air Assault School at Fort Bragg, N.C. July 28, 2016. Completing Air Assault school was one of the many events Orozco took part in to train for the Army Best Warrior competition. (U.S. Army Photo/Released).

U.S. Army Reserve supports Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts
October 19, 2016
A Soldier wearing ACU and life vest standing on deck on back of tug boat holding rope.

Army Reserve MPs receive law enforcement integration training in Hawaii
October 19, 2016
U.S. Army reservists (right) with the 414th Military Police Company headquartered in Joplin, Mo., respond to a notional suspicious activity alert as part of the company’s law enforcement integration and certification training provided by U.S. Army MP Soldiers from the 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Sept. 4-28 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Taresha Hill, 8th Military Police Brigade Public Affairs, 8th Theater Sustainment Command)

305th EFD, 785th MPs handle critical missions
October 19, 2016
(Left) Capt. Jaime Corson, chaplain, Mobilization and Deployment, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, Fort Bliss Garrison speaks to Soldiers assigned to the 305th Engineer Facility Detachment and the 785th Military Police Battalion, both U.S. Army prior to boarding a flight to the U.S. Central Command at the Silas L. Copeland Arrival/Departure Airfield Control Group here Oct. 3.

New leaders with a new understanding
October 18, 2016
Senior leaders from First Army and the 85th Support Command pause for a photo during the final day of the first portion of the New Command Orientation Brief held in Arlington Heights, Illinois, October 15-16, 2016. The briefing allowed for active component leaders to receive a better understanding of support provided from the 85th Support Command and ensuring that these commander’s Army Reserve battalions and individual soldiers are mission ready.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Aaron Berogan/Released)

Ribbon Cutting Officially Opens Renovated, Expanded Suburban Chicago Army Reserve Center
October 18, 2016
From left, Rick Sewell, the deputy commission for the Homewood Police Department, Col. Edward Merrigan, commander, 308th Civil Affairs Brigade, Congresswoman Robin Kelly from Illinois’ 2nd Congressional District and Tamara Jordan, the veteran’s representative for U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, cut the ceremonial ribbon marking the re-opening of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Army Reserve Center in Homewood, Illinois, October 15.

New First Army command teams meet with Army Reserve leaders
October 17, 2016
First Army and 85th Support Command staffs discuss reserve-component systems during the New Command Team Orientation Brief at the 85th Support Command headquarters in Arlington Heights, Ill., Oct. 15, 2016. Incoming First Army brigade command teams received briefs from 85th Support Command leaders on reserve-component processes and programs to help them support the readiness of Army Reserve battalions operationally controlled by First Army.
(U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Anthony L. Taylor, First Army Public Affairs)