Archive: January, 2016

The 314th CSSB conducts Best Warrior Competition
January 19, 2016
Staff Sgt. Matthew Schneider, Best Warrior Competition land navigation noncommissioned officer in charge, instructs competitors on the land navigation course, during a competition held by the 314th Combat Sustainment Battalion and was held at its headquarters and Nellis Air Force Base Jan. 9.

A partnership forged
January 19, 2016
Probationary firefighters in their second week of training at the New York City Fire Academy on Russell Island in New York City, perform a drill known as motivation alley in which pairs of two firefighters must travel 100 feet down a road from a kneeling position carrying a charged 1¾-inch fire hose to put out a mock flame, Jan. 6, 2016. Drill sergeant leaders from the United States Army Drill Sergeant Academy on Fort Jackson, S.C., were at the Fire Academy Jan. 4-8, to observe training as part of a collaboration between the Fire Department of New York and the Center for Initial Military Training providing lessons learned and offering alternate training methods for new recruits. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

63rd RSC hosts first Yellow Ribbon experience of 2016
January 19, 2016
The 63rd Regional Support Command Yellow Ribbon Program hosted their first event of the year at the Hilton Anatole, here, Jan. 15-17, for both pre and post deployment events.

Martin Luther King Day Message by Secretary of Defense Message
January 18, 2016

"Remember, Celebrate, Act! A Day On, Not a Day Off!"
January 15, 2016
A tri-signed letter from the Acting Secretary of the Army, Chief of Staff, Army and Sergeant Major of the Army, subject:  Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day "Remember, Celebrate, Act! A Day On, Not a Day Off!" January 18, 2016. (Graphic by Capt. Xeriqua Garfinkel, U.S. Army Reserve/Released)

U.S. Army Reserve doctors save a life in Greece
January 15, 2016
U.S. Army Maj. David Whaley, Col. Edward Perez-Conde, and Maj. Kirk Shimamoto pose outside their Task Force Medical headquarters, Dec. 15, 2015, which serves as the installation hospital at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. The three U.S. Army Reserve officers responded to a civilian's life-threatening injuries during a four-day pass in Athens, Greece. Hailing from the 345th Combat Support Hospital in Florida, 308th Civil Affairs Brigade in Illinois, and 7234th Medical Support Unit in California, the three served as members of Multinational Battle Group-East and part of NATO's Kosovo Force mission in the Balkans. (U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Gilbert Buentello, Multinational Battle Group-East)

Deputy Chief, Army Reserve holds town hall at Fort Sam Houston
January 14, 2016
Deputy Chief, Army Reserve, Maj. Gen. Michael R. Smith, held a town hall meeting with Soldiers of the 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and surrounding Army Reserve units, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Jan. 8, 2016 (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Ruben A. Silva Jr./Released)

63rd Regional Support Command Yellow Ribbon Program
January 13, 2016

AMC leverages Army Reserve to save time, money
January 13, 2016
The Commander of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, Maj. Gen. Les Carroll, hosted the Commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, Gen. Dennis Via during a command visit to Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans Jan. 8. The 377th TSC serves as the largest two-star command in the Army Reserve with a mission to operate as the Senior Army Logistics headquarters capable of planning, controlling and synchronizing operational-level Army deployment and sustainment.

Component cooperation enables qualification
January 13, 2016
Staff Sgt. Tasha D. Seise, a human resources noncommissioned officer for United States Army Reserve Pacific Command Support Unit, examines her target during an M16 qualification range at Range CR2 on Schofield Barracks Jan. 9, 2016. This was Seise’s first opportunity to participate in a live fire range with USAPAC-SU since transferring to the unit in June.