Archive: 2016

ARMEDCOM leadership briefs readiness on their road to ‘awesome’
November 16, 2016
Maj. Gen. David J. Conboy, Deputy Commanding General for Operations, provided opening remarks for the Command Readiness Review (CR2) held at the C.W. “Bill” Young Armed Forces Reserve Center on 5 Nov.  The review was conducted to assess how Army Reserve Medical Command’s readiness posture aligns with the U.S. Army Reserve’s global requirements.

9th Mission Support Command Receives Lighting Efficiency Award
November 15, 2016
The 9th Mission Support Command won a Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking award for improving energy efficiency with light emitting diodes (LEDs) at Maui Army Reserve Center in Hawaii. (Courtesy photo)

"Go Army:" West Point, football and the Army Reserve
November 15, 2016
SAN ANTONIO – West Point graduate, Army Reserve Col. Brandi Bryan Peasley, gets interviewed during the ‘Army versus Irish’ tailgate by local public affairs Soldiers November 12, 2016. Peasley was one of the many West Point alumni attending the tailgate and game. Every year since 1970 the city has come together for events like the West Point Tailgate during the two weeks of Celebrate America’s Military.

ARMEDCOM joins city of Oldsmar to honor Veterans
November 15, 2016
Maj. Gen. Mary Link, commander of Army Reserve Medical Command, joined State Senator Jack Latvala, Mayor Doug Bevis and members of the Oldsmar community to honor Veterans during a local ceremony held at Veterans Memorial Park in Oldsmar, Fla. on Nov. 11.

Nagel, Hiles Win Top Honors at 80th Training Command's 2016 Instructor of the Year Competition
November 15, 2016
Maj. Gen. A.C. Roper, commander of the 80th Training Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Darlington, command sergeant major of the 80th, present Maj. Jason Nagel with the Army Achievement Medal for earning top honors as the Officer Instructor of the Year at the 80th's 2016 IOY competition at Fort Knox, Ky., Oct. 23, 2016. Photo by Spc. Sarah Ruiz, 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera).

Panthers and Servicemembers go head to head in virtual challenge
November 15, 2016
Soldiers, airmen, Marines and sailors, gather with the Carolina Panthers during the Pro vs. GI Joe video game challege in Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 7, 2016. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Stephanie A. Hargett/ released)

Army Band Helps Honor Veterans at Milwaukee area Retirement Community
November 15, 2016
WAUWATOSA, Wisconsin (November 9, 2016) – Army Staff Sgt. Christy Gervais, left, 484th Army Band, plays the National Anthem during the Luther Manor Veterans Memorial dedication ceremony, November 9, while members of the Milwaukee NCO Council salute. The ceremony marked the unveiling of the memorial that honors the more than 120 veteran residents of Luther Manor as well as all those that have and will live there.

Army Reserve senior leader attends trio of Veterans Day events
November 14, 2016
Brig. Gen. Jose R. Burgos, deputy commanding general of the Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command, speaks at Millcreek Park in Willingboro, New Jersey, following the town’s Veterans Day parade Nov. 12. “Today’s Army Reserve is the most capable, combat-ready and lethal federal reserve force in our nation’s history, and it is our Veterans upon whose shoulders this awesome force has been built,” Burgos said.

On Target: USAR marksmen have strong showing at FORSCOM
November 11, 2016
Sgt. 1st Class Joel Micholick, with the 9th Battalion, U.S. Army Careers Division, and the U.S. Army Reserve Combat Marksmanship Program, engages targets during a night fire event on the second day of the U.S. Army Forces Command Weapons Marksmanship Competition Nov. 8, 2016, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The four-day FORSCOM competition features marksmen from the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, and the National Guard in events for the M9 pistol, the M4A1 rifle and the M249 SAW, or Squad Automatic Weapon, to recognize Soldiers who are beyond expert marksmen. The multi-tiered events challenge the competitors' ability to accurately and quickly engage targets in a variety of conditions and environments. (U.S. Army photo by Timothy L. Hale/Released)

Rep. Heck supports the 314th CSSB as they deploy
November 10, 2016
Capt. Colin Donohue, 314th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion HHC commander, and his troops salute the colors during a deployment ceremony at the Nevada National Guard Armory November 5. The 314th CSSB will be deploying to Iraq for Operation Inherent Resolve to support war fighters in that area of operation. Operation Inherent Resolve is the U.S. military's operational name for the military intervention against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, including both the campaign in Iraq and the campaign in Syria.