Archive: 2016

3rd Medical Command trains 38 victim advocates during the SHARP Foundation Course
December 20, 2016
Capt. Jennifer Tine briefs her classmates and cadre on her sexual assault action plan as a part of her SHARP Foundation Course capstone project at Gillem Enclave.

Signal Officer moves up into general officer ranks
December 20, 2016
Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Nikki Griffin-Olive (left), deputy commander of sustainment, 335th Signal Command (Theater) receives a M9 pistol from Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Crespo, G6 sergeant major for the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, during her promotion ceremony at the Clay Army National Guard Center, Marietta, Georgia, Dec. 16.  Olive, a native of Spokane, Washington, has held numerous leadership positions throughout her career including her recent command of the 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, 335th SC (T).

Fuel for Training: Food Service Personnel Play Key Role in Toy Drop Operations
December 20, 2016
Spc. Savannah Yerdon (right), a culinary specialist assigned to 1018th Quartermaster Company in Schenectady, N.Y., and Sgt. Leroy McKinley (left), a heavy vehicle operator and culinary specialist assigned to 942nd Transportation Company in West Hartford, Conn., unload meal containers into the DFAC tent from their van in preparation for breakfast at Fort Bragg, N.C., Luzon Drop Zone on 12 Dec., 2016. Yerdon and McKinley was part of a six person food service crew who provided meal rations for hundreds of Soldiers during Operation Toy Drop XIX. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Ebony Malloy)

Double Eagle 12-1-2016
December 16, 2016
Double Eagle 12-1-16

Keeping M.K. air base safe and secure: 215th MP Det., 467th Eng. Det. deploy in support of Op Freedom’s Sentinel
December 16, 2016
Soldiers with 215th Military Police Detachment and the 467th Engineer Detachment Firefighting Headquarters, Army Reserve units, board a flight at the Silas L. Copeland Arrival/Departure Airfield Control Group here Nov. 30 for a deployment in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Transportation: First-In, Last-Out at Operation Toy Drop
December 16, 2016
Staff Sgt. Joseph Vaughan a transportation management coordinator (88N), assigned to the 970th Transportation Detachment (Movement Control Team), calls in personnel and equipment numbers to the tactical operations center before movement can take place December 14 at Fort Bragg, N.C. at the 2016 Operation Toy Drop XIX. An 88N coordinates, monitors, controls and supervises the movement of personnel, equipment, and cargo by air, rail, highway and water. Determines the most efficient mode of transport that accomplishes mission requirements.  Operation Toy Drop is a USACAPOC(A) annual airborne operation and collective training exercise used to prepare Soldiers to support the Global Combatant Commanders and Army Service Component Commanders in theaters of operation around the world.(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. George Thurmond II) (Released)

Quartermasters Lead The Way
December 15, 2016
Spc. Caitlyn Canobbio with the 915th Transportation Company and Sgt. Curtis Chambers with the 459th Transportation Company prepare the fueling truck to distribute fuel to the generators during Operation Toy Drop XIX.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Stephen Crofoot, United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command [Airborne])

Unit deactivation leads way for new beginnings
December 15, 2016
Color guard from the 3rd Battalion, 379th Regiment starts the battalion's deactivation ceremony in Fort Smith, Arkansas on Dec. 10, 2016. The ceremony marks the closing of the unit as part of a larger restructuring of the 800th Logistics Support Brigade, which is headquartered in Mustang, Oklahoma. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Emily Anderson)

Nashville riggers, Lifeliner Soldiers unite for airdrop training
December 15, 2016
Parachute bundles drift in the sky before landing on Suckchon Drop Zone, Dec. 7, 2016, during airdrop training on Fort Campbell, Ky. Soldiers from 74th Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., and 861st Quartermaster Company, a reserve unit from Nashville, Tn., unit to conduct aerial delivery and recovery training. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

ESGR Letter
December 14, 2016