Archive: October, 2016

Army Reserve signal Soldiers recognized in deployment ceremony
October 31, 2016
1st Sgt. Benjamin L. Owens, detachment first sergeant, Detachment 4, 335th Signal Command (Theater) salutes the American flag during the playing of the National Anthem at a deployment ceremony for him and nearly 70 Army Reserve Soldiers at the unit headquarters in East Point, Georgia Oct. 30. The Soldiers are preparing to deploy to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.  (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)

Former CG, now at TRADOC, visits 7th Mission Support Command
October 31, 2016
Maj. Gen. Paul M. Benenati, the Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, visited the 7th Mission Support Command during the battle assembly weekend Oct, 22-23, 2016 on Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He spent the weekend talking to leaders, officers and Soldiers of the 7th MSC. Benenati served as the unit's commanding general from 2012-2014. (Photo by Maj. Darlye Sewell)

Triple Threat: Female Army Reserve Soldier is a true American
October 31, 2016
Staff Sgt. Crystal Baetz, a U.S. Army Reserve military police Soldier with the 603rd Military Police Company in Belton, Missouri, poses for a photo before beginning a firefighter training simulation at the Highland Park Fire Department in Highland Park, Michigan, Oct. 13. The exercise is designed to train firefighters to find other firefighters who have become immobile and carry them to safety. During the training, Baetz had to wear her usual 80-pound load of gear, carry a full sized fire hose, wear a gas mask and find her partner while wearing a blindfold in order to simulate a building densely filled with smoke and carbon dioxide. Baetz is the first female interior firefighter at that location. She is also a 911 dispatcher and a combatives level four qualified instructor. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Stephanie Ramirez)

Trading places -- transition from athlete to Soldier fairly simple for Olympian
October 28, 2016
Second Lietenant Sam Kendricks, a Transportation Basic Officer Leaders Course student at the Army Logistics University, won a bronze medal in the pole vault event during 2016 summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

The 481st TC conducts MOB ceremony at Port Hueneme
October 28, 2016
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Karl Irvin, Detachment 5 commander and chief engineer, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Michael Crawford, chief engineer, Command Sgt. Maj. Donald Seay, 483rd Terminal Battalion command sergeant major, Warrant Officer 1 Dallas Hill, Detachment 2 commander and vessel master, and Lt. Col. Thomas J. Harzewski, 483rd Terminal Battalion commander, attended the 481st Transportation Company (Heavy Boat) mobilization ceremony at Pacific Park on the Naval Base Ventura County at Port Hueneme October 22.

Army Reserve Engineers participate in Early Head Start Inauguration
October 28, 2016
Mr. Carlos Lopez Rivera, Dorado city Mayor presents a plaque of appreciation to the 448th Engineer Battalion for their hard work and dedication. The US Army Reserve Soldiers assisted the community by renovation an old elementary school into a center for the Early Head Start Program. The inauguration of the 'Tesoro Infantil' took place on October, 26.

Social worker enhances Army Reserve readiness through compassionate care
October 27, 2016
Patricia Moloney, a contract employee with National Sourcing Inc. (NSI) who serves as the director of psychological health for the Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command, assists service members from all branches and components with consultations, referrals, screenings and education on issues such as suicide prevention, substance abuse, domestic violence, financial distress, unemployment, homelessness, crises and anger management, deployment anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and casualty assistance.

Balocki says farewell to USARC; sets sail for the Navy
October 27, 2016
LTG Charles D. Luckey, left, Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command, presents a USARC banner to James Balocki, U.S. Army Reserve chief executive officer, at the USARC headquarters, during Balocki's farewell ceremony, Oct. 26, 2016, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Balocki says goodbye to the Army after a combined 35 years of uniformed and civilian service to take a Senior Executive Service position with the Department of the Navy. (U.S. Army photo by Timothy L. Hale)(Released)

Strong Bodies, Strong Connections
October 26, 2016
Army Capt. Michael J. Havro, (Left) 211th Mobile Public Affairs executive office and a native of Palatine, IL and Spc. Logan N. Rath also with the 211th MPAD and a native of College Station keep pace in a 10K race held in College Station, TX on the Texas A&M campus on 16 October 2016.
The race is part of the Bryan/College Station races series that host progressively longer races culminating in a full marathon.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Rigo Cisneros)

Army Reserve Transporter honored with Saint Christopher award
October 26, 2016
Staff Sgt. Omar Rodriguez is presented with the military order of Saint Christopher by Command Sgt. Maj. Rene Berlingeri, an Ancient Order of Saint Christopher recipient, during a ceremony on Fort Buchanan, October 23.