Archive: 2016

7th MSC participates in NATO’s “CRNA GORA 2016”
November 10, 2016
Left to right, U.S. Army Soldiers from the 7th Mission Support Command Col. Tyra Harding, 7th MSC exercise officer in charge, Staff Sgt. Camille Foggy survey team chief, 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th MSC, and Staff Sgt. Joshua Brown, communications NCO, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th MSC, stand in formation during the opening ceremony for the NATO EADRCC Consequence Management Field Exercise "CRNA GORA 2016,” Oct. 31, 2016.

Friends and Family Bid Farewell to the 215th MP Company
November 9, 2016
Approximately ten Army Reserve Soldiers from the 215th Military Police Company said good-bye to their family and loved ones at the Luis Munoz Marin Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico on November 8.

Los Angeles Metro unveils plaque honoring Army WWII Medal of Honor recipient
November 8, 2016
Sgt. Stephanie Jones, right, a cook with the 1916th Support Battalion stationed at Fort Irwin, Calif., sings the Star-Spangled Banner Nov. 4 while members of the 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, left, serve as a color guard for the unveiling of a plaque dedicated to Pvt. Joe Gandara. Gandara, killed in action in WWII, was awarded the Medal of Honor in 2014 as part of the Valor 24 program. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexandra Hays, 79th Sustainment Support Command).

318th Chemical Company supports recruiting events
November 8, 2016
Soldiers of the 318th Chemical Company out of Birmingham, Ala., supported the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Magic City football classic event, Oct. 25-29, 2016, in order to enhance recruiting efforts and to promote awareness of the benefits of Army Reserve service in the HBCU community.
Magic City Classic (MCC) was hosted in the city of Birmingham and featured instate rivals Alabama State University and Alabama A&M University. These two HBCUs are the largest in the State of Alabama. The MCC is managed by the Alabama Sports Foundation and attracts over 70,000 fans each year making it the highest attended Black College Football game in the country.

412th Civil Affairs Battalion (A) Help Local Village during NTC Rotation
November 8, 2016
Delta Company first sergeant, Sgt. 1st Class Vincent Johnson (left) examines a well in the mock village for safety purposes. Sgt. Ian Pritchard (right) takes notes.

Chaplain Sent From Above
November 7, 2016
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (November 6, 2016) - 
Chaplain (LTC Ret.) Graham Harbman, 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, retires after thirty one years of military service. Harbman started his military career as a Navy helicopter pilot for 14 years. He joined the Army’s Chaplain Corps when he felt a desire for helping service members find hope. “There’s something special about walking along someone amidst tragedy, and helping them find that hope to carry on,” said Harbman.
(U.S. Army Photo by Cpl. Timothy Yao)

BCT overcomes fears and builds confidence
November 7, 2016
Basic Combat Training Soldiers from Company A, 34th Infantry Regiment, complete the five walls obstacle at the confidence course during their fifth week of training at Fort Jackson, S.C., Oct 19. The confidence course promotes team building and confidence in soldiers individually. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Tynisha L. Daniel, 108th Training Command)

Facing adversity: a Soldier’s journey
November 7, 2016
Veteran Reginald "Reggie" Des’Ravines and Greg Zanitsch, Executive Chef and Owner of The Fig Tree Restaurant, Charlotte N.C., pose outside of restaurant for photo before preparing dining menu Oct. 27. Reggie received a VIP shopping experience at Sur La Table and the opportunity to serve distinguished guests with his personal menu at The Fig Tree restaurant. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Spc. Tynisha L. Daniel, 108th Training Command (IET), Public Affairs)

Patriotism flies high during Clemson University's Military Appreciation Day
November 7, 2016
A paratrooper with the U.S. Army Special Forces Association Parachute Team from Fort Bragg flies the American flag into Clemson University’s Memorial Stadium before the kick-off of the Military Appreciation Game, Nov. 5, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Ken Scar)

Remembering and Honoring ‘Bako’
November 7, 2016
Army Reserve Soldiers from the 301st Military Police Company, family and friends gathered at the Fort Buchanan Chapel for a Memorial Service in honor of Sgt. Anthony William Bakogiannis, on November 5.  During the Memorial Service, an American flag was presented to his mother, Raquel Quinones Reyes.