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Archive: 2016

MEDRETE brings US military medical professionals to Senegal
February 5, 2016
General surgeons U.S. Army Lt. Col. Charles Boggs, of 345th Combat Support Hospital, and Senegalese Defense Force Maj. Diop Balla, of Hopital Militaire de Ouakam, perform surgery on a patient to fix a hernia in Dakar, Senegal, Jan. 25, 2016. Boggs and other members of the U.S. Army Reserve are in partnership with the SDF to conduct a U.S. Army Africa Medical Readiness Training Exercise from Jan. 18-29. This exercise is the first of many scheduled throughout the year to demonstrate the strong partnership the U.S. has with its African partners. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Charles An)

OASS: On the right track to train the total force
February 4, 2016
Students attending the Wheeled Vehicle Recovery Course at Regional Training Site Maintenance-Fort Hood, Texas, unravel a winch cable from a tow truck to connect the cable to a truck wedged in mud, Oct. 23, 2015. The course teaches Army mechanics how to properly and safely recover and tow vehicles that may be stuck or inoperable.

Red Ball Express: Keeping the Wheels of War Turning
February 3, 2016
Members of C Company, 514th Truck Regiment.  From left, James H. Bailey, Clarence Bainsford, Jack R. Blackwell, and John R. Houston. John Houston is the father of the late singer/actress Whitney Houston, and runs a company created by her. (Courtesy of the U.S. Army Transportation Museum)

'See something, Say Something'
February 3, 2016
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Brian Williams (right) participates in unit field training dressed in full combat gear. Crediting military training and vigilance, Williams reported a man acting suspiciously taking pictures of Levi Stadium (home of Super Bowl 50) with what appeared to be a small camera and some sort of transmission device. Stadium authorities detained the man and confirmed Williams’ suspicions, stating the FBI and Homeland Security officials were holding the man for further questioning. (Photo courtesy of Sgt. 1st Class Brian Williams)

ARECs ensure US Army Reserve is engaged on the world stage
February 3, 2016
February 1, 2016  –  The U.S. Army Reserve has a global footprint, providing assets and capabilities to regional Army Service Component Commands and Combatant Commands across the world through the help of Army Reserve Engagement Cells and Army Reserve Engagement Teams.

Army Reserve command trains facility coordinators, boosts readiness
February 2, 2016
The 99th Regional Support Command provides base operations support (BASOPS) to all Army Reserve Soldiers, units, facilities and equipment for the entire Northeast Region of the Army Reserve, including Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, Connecticut and New Hampshire. Base operations includes personnel administration, finance, facilities management, logistics management, maintenance, public affairs and legal support.

Army reveals plan to fully integrate women into all MOSs, combat units
February 2, 2016
"U.S. Army Soldiers participate in close arm combatives during the Ranger Course on Ft. Benning, GA., April 20, 2015. Soldiers attend Ranger school to learn additional leadership and small unit technical and tactical skills in a physically and mentally demanding, combat stimulated environment. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nikayla Shodeen/Released Pending Review)"

Double Eagle - 02.01.2016
February 1, 2016
Command Sgt. Maj. James P. Wills addresses the audience during a change of responsibility ceremony at the U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters, Jan. 8, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Wills takes over the U.S. Army Reserve’s top enlisted position from Command Sgt. Maj. Luther Thomas Jr. who will be the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. (Photo by Timothy L. Hale/U.S. Army Reserve Command)

166th Regional Support Group Holds Change of Responsibility Ceremony
January 31, 2016
Command Sgt. Maj. Rene A. Berlingieri relinquishes responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Jose E. Nieves during the 166th Regional Support Group Change of Responsibility Ceremony, January 31 at the Maxi Williams Field, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico.

Active, Guard, Reserve leaders sign landmark charter
January 31, 2016
Brig. Gen. Paul Bontrager, 10th Mountain Division (LI),  Fort Drum acting senior commander, and Maj. Gen. Harry Miller Jr., 42nd Infantry Division commander, along with other representatives from the Reserve and National Guard units in the Northeast and beyond, established an agreement that encourages the Army Total Force integration during the charter signing Jan. 22, 2016 at Fort Drum. Leaders representing 10 states and 17 units signed an agreement to partner with 10th Mountain Division units for future training and collaboration. (Photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Kap Kim)