Archive: 2016

Army Reserve human resource Soldiers prepare to deploy
October 17, 2016
BELL, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2016) –  Army Reserve Soldiers from the 376th Human Resources Company were honored by friends, family and fellow Soldiers during their farewell ceremony for their upcoming deployment to Kuwait.

(US Army Photo by Cpl. Timothy Yao, 311th ESC Public Affairs)

Local performers celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Fort Gordon Army Reserve Unit
October 17, 2016
Mary Seda, leader of the Sion Dancers, performs for Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, 335th Signal Command (Theater), Sept. 18 at Fort Gordon, Georgia, as part of a Hispanic Heritage month celebration and recognition. Seda, a military spouse, said the group has performed at area VA hospitals and military-sponsored activities, but this was the first time they had performed for Army Reserve Soldiers. (Official Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Anthony J. Hooker, 359th TTSB public affairs)

Army Reserve Soldier volunteers to help children in Honduras
October 17, 2016
Pfc. Joshua Anderson, a service desk technician at the 335th Signal Command (Theater) headquarters, and a native of Woodstock, Georgia, teaches an English class to children in Siguatepeque, Honduras during a recent volunteer mission a group of volunteers from his church.  The group not only hosted English classes for children, but they also conducted various refurbishing and beautification projects at a seminary there.

Army Reserve Soldier reaches new heights; earns coveted badge
October 17, 2016
Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Justin P. Morelli, a combat cameraman assigned to the 982nd Combat Camera Company, 335th Signal Command (Theater), practices his free fall techniques during a four-week Free fall Parachutist course in Yuma, Arizona.  Morelli recently successfully completed the course, becoming the first Army Reserve combat cameraman to do so. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army)

Reserve Soldier perseveres through 40-year career
October 17, 2016
Private Frances Culpepper in a foxhole during basic training in 1975, Fort McCullough, Ala. Culpepper worked through the ranks to retire as a Sgt. Major more than 40-years later. (Photographer unknown)

Embracing, Enriching and Enabling America
October 15, 2016
Brig. Gen. (Retired) Fernando Fernandez addresses Soldiers, civilians and Family members of the 1st Mission Support Command during a Hispanic Heritage event held at Ramos Hall on Fort Buchanan, October 15.

Winners of Best Warrior Competition announced
October 14, 2016
Runners-up and winners of the Best Warrior competition take the stage after being announced on Monday, Oct. 3, at the Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting in Washington, D.C. From left are Sgt. 1st Class Nicholas Bogert, representing TRADOC, who came in second place for Noncommissioned Officer of the Year; Sgt. First Class Iker Irmak, representing Army Medical Command, who came in third place for Noncommissioned Officer of the Year; Sgt. 1st Class Joshua A. Moeller, representing U.S. Army Reserve Command, who won Noncommissioned Officer of the Year; Spc. Robert Miller, representing U.S. Army Pacific Command, who won Soldier of the Year; and Sgt. Mitchell Keeton, representing Army Materiel Command, who came in third place for Soldier of the Year. Not pictured is Spc. Trey Castor, representing Army Special Operations Command, who came in second place for Soldier of the Year.

Recognizing Hispanic American Heritage amongst the ranks
October 14, 2016
Typically in a USACE Command there are a few Army “green-suiters” that make up the command team, aside from that the number of Soldiers begin to dwindle. 
Lt. Col. Rene Rodriguez, operations officer, is an Army Reserve Soldier and 1st Lt. David Sanchez, military personnel officer is a Texas National Guard Soldier.

Sgt. 1st Class Moeller named 2016 Army Best Warrior NCO of the Year
October 14, 2016
NCO of the Year Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Moeller (second from left) and Soldier of the Year Spc. Robert Miller hold their Best Warrior trophies presented by Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey (left) and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Daniel Allyn at the AUSA awards luncheon in the Washington Convention Center, Oct. 3, 2016.

Reserve Soldiers Welcome New Commander at Niagara Falls
October 13, 2016
A first lieutenant Officer wearing dress blues saluting soldiers wearing ACU outside during the day.