Archive: January, 2016

Thomas, Wills change responsibility at USARC headquarters
January 8, 2016
Command Sgt. Maj. Luther Thomas Jr., right, hands over the colors to Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, chief U.S. Army Reserve and U.S. Army Reserve Command commanding general, during a change of responsibility ceremony at the U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters, Jan. 8, 2016, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Thomas leaves USARC to become the senior enlisted adviser to the assistant secretary of defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. (U.S. Army photo by Timothy L. Hale/Released)

All-American Bowl players, mentors get a lesson from Texas kids
January 8, 2016
Team East defensive back Trayvon Mullen (right), Coconut Creek High School in Coconut Creek, Fla., and Sgt. 1st Class Andrew Fink, the 2016 Army Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, try to stump the students during a math game Tuesday, Jan. 5 at Boysville in San Antonio, Texas. Soldiers and the nation’s top high school football players are visiting locations like Boysville, a program for children from abused and neglected homes, as part a way to give back to the community leading up to the 2016 Army All-American Bowl, which takes place Saturday, Jan. 9 at the Alamo Bowl in downtown San Antonio. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Hubbard, 204th Public Affairs Detachment/Released)

310th ESC Sustainer competes in the Indiana Norwegian Foot March
January 7, 2016
Participants of the Norwegian Foot March challenge in Evansville, Ind., Nov. 7, 2015, compete in the 30-kilometer event. Service members from the Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force active, Reserve and National Guard participated for the chance to be awarded the Norwegian Foot March Badge.

Living the Army values: Respect; 412th TEC Soldier exemplifies respect with Army, unit, family
January 7, 2016
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Terry A. Speck Jr., medic, Headquarter and Headquarter Company, 854th Engineer Battalion, and Reading, Pa., native, reunites with his family: Wife Cass, son Elias and daughter Isla, after returning from deployment in March 2014. (Courtesy photo)

U.S. Army Reserve top enlisted Soldier honored with farewell dinner
January 7, 2016
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley, commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve, laughs with Command Sgt. Maj. Luther Thomas, Jr., 12th Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Reserve, and family members as Thomas bids farewell to colleagues and friends during a dinner in his honor at the Iron Mike Conference Center at Fort Bragg, N.C., Jan. 7, 2016. Thomas, who has been in the position since 2013, prepares for a transition into a new role as senior enlisted adviser to the assistant secretary of defense for manpower and reserve affairs. (U.S. Army photo by Brian Godette/Released)

First female West Point commandant of cadets assumes new role
January 5, 2016
Brig. Gen. Diana Holland receives the colors from U.S. Military Academy Superintendent, Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen, as she assumes command of the U.S. Corps of Cadets Jan. 5.  Holland is the U.S. Military Academy's 76th commandant and the first female to serve in the position. (Army photo by Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant/ USMA Public Affairs)

2015 Marks Enormous Advances for Women
January 2, 2016
Brig. Gen. Diana Holland becomes the first woman to hold the title of deputy commanding general for support in a light infantry division during her promotion ceremony to brigadier general on Fort Drum, N.Y., July 29, 2015. Her husband, James Holland Jr., right, and Army Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bannister, 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum commander, pin on her stars.