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Fueling the mission
February 18, 2016
Spc. Matt Giroud, a petroleum supply specialist with the 574th Quartermaster Company, is part of the detail that supplies fuel to all of the ground vehicles in the Joint Readiness Training Center Exercise 16-04 at Fort Polk, La. The active-duty unit out of Alaska is augmenting for their Reserve Component counterparts for the exercise. The Army and Army Reserve continuously make preparations to deliberately and purposefully integrate training among and between components as part of the Army Total Force Policy. The policy ensures that there is continuity within the different components and promotes interoperability.

Creating an ‘Army of One’ between Soldiers through water purification
February 18, 2016
Spc. Fearon Williams, a water treatment specialist, with the 574th Quarter Master, 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, tests the water for the amount of chlorine found in the source water before the purification process can begin at Fort Polk, La. The purification process purifies 1,500 gallons of water per hour; this process allows for sustainment capabilities for Soldiers within the training grounds.

Soldiers shine in 200th MP Best Warrior Competition
February 17, 2016
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Micah Ringer, a military police from Beaver, Pa., and Sgt. John Bullough, a wheeled vehicle mechanic from Baltimore, pose with Command Sgt. Maj. Craig Owens, the 200th MP Command's top enlisted Soldier, Feb. 11 after being named the command's top Soldiers at this year's 200th MP Cmd. Best Warrior Competition at Camp Blanding, Fla. Ringer and Bullough, both members of the 400th MP Battalion, will move on to the U.S. Army Reserve Command competition in May. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret)

Soldiers battle to be named 200th’s best
February 17, 2016
Sgt. Joseph Oneto, a military police officer with the 724th Military Police Detainee Operations Battalion from Naples, Fla., plots points during a land navigation event at Camp Blanding, Fla., Feb. 9. The land navigation event is part of this year's 200th Military Police Command Best Warrior Competition, composed of U.S. Army Soldiers representing 32 states. The winning noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldiers will move on to the U.S. Army Reserve Command competition in May. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Audrey Ann Hayes)

Steel sharpens steel: US Army Reserve 2015 Instructors of the Year
February 17, 2016
Maj. Gen. Peter S. Lennon, Deputy Commanding General (Support), U.S. Army Reserve, presents Sgt. 1st Class JaDrian Whitfield, course instructor assigned to the 80th Training Command, with an Army Commendation Award for her selection as the U.S. Army Reserve Instructor of the Year (noncommissioned officer), at USARC headquarters, Feb. 11, 2016. Whitfield was honored alongside winners from the officer and warrant officer category, in the first USARC hosted Instructor of the Year Ceremony held here. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Brian Godette, USARC Public Affairs)

Intra-agency partnership assists Soldiers in gaining hands-on contracting experience
February 17, 2016
Maj. Camille Morgan, security manager and safety officer for the 915th Contracting Battalion out of Baltimore, shows Sgt. 1st Class Pamela Brown, contracting specialist, also with the 915th, how to process a de-obligation during battle assembly.

Private Public Partnership helped me, it can help you too!
February 17, 2016
Sgt. Gabriela Echevarria, 276th Maintenance Company from Canovanas, Puerto Rico, assembles an M16A4 rifle during the second day of the 77th CSSB Best Warrior Competition held 22-24 January at Ramey Base, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.

Logging a day's work: Reserve logisticians integrate, excel at JRTC 16-04
February 17, 2016

The 481st TC goes to Wet Range
February 16, 2016
Soldiers of the 481st Transportation Company (Heavy Boat), Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, aboard the United States Army Vessel Malvern Hill, position a floating target before conducting a live fire exercise, also known to Army mariners as a “Wet Range,” where Soldiers engaged targets on the water while their vessel was underway, using various vehicle mounted and hand carried weapons Jan. 27. (Photo by Lt. Col. Kevin McKenzie)

Soldiers finish SHARP
February 16, 2016
During the SHARP graduation ceremony, 335th Signal Command Command Sgt. Maj. Sharon R. Campbell shared a personal experience she had in 1981 as a young 18-year-old at her first duty station in Korea. She challenged the new SHARP graduates to take the training and expertise they have gained and establish an effective and innovative program for their Soldiers, at their respective units. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. David N. Beckstrom, 19th Public Affairs Detachment, U.S. Army Central)