Archive: February, 2016

1st MSC Soldiers attend ACE-SI and ASIST training
February 26, 2016
During a three day course, 32 Soldiers from the 1st Mission Support Command, participated in ACE-SI and ASIST training at the 1st MSC Headquarters, Fort Buchanan, PR, Feb. 23-25. (US Army Photo by Spc. Anthony Martinez)

Vietnam vet honors fallen Army Reserve Soldiers from Gulf War
February 26, 2016
Don Clayton, Vietnam veteran and ride captain with the Patriot Guard Riders, visits the 14th Quartermaster Detachment memorial in Greensburg, Pa., prior to the memorial ceremony held Feb. 25 at the Greensburg Army Reserve Center. The event commemorated the 25th anniversary of the single-most devastating attack on U.S. forces during the Persian Gulf War, when 13 of the detachment’s Soldiers were killed and another 43 were wounded by an Iraqi Scud missile attack.

“Hallowed Grounds” show homage to African American history
February 26, 2016
The 2016 National African American History Month, also known as Black History Month, observance—themed “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memory”—was held Feb. 18, at Camp Zama’s Community Activity Center. (U.S. Army photo by Yuichi Imada)

7th MSC Soldiers support AFRICOM’s Operation Echo Casemate
February 25, 2016
U.S. Air Force Sr. Airman Kayla Zahneis, center, a loadmaster with the 14th Airlift Squadron, Air Mobility Command, 18th Air Force from Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina directs the loading of a French military all-terrain vehicle during joint partnered movement control operations with French Air Force members Feb. 22, 2016, in support of United States Africa Command’s Operation Echo Casemate resupply mission to French military forces deployed to the Central African Republic. Members of the French Air Force and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers look on.

Soldier awarded for selfless service
February 25, 2016
Staff Sgt. Michelle Satterfield pauses for a photo after the 25th aniversary memorial service of the 14th Quartermaster Detachment, from Greensburg, Pa. Feb. 25, 2016. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Bigelow / 316th ESC)

95th Training Division (IET) Iraqi Freedom veteran receives Purple Heart
February 25, 2016
Brig. Gen. Daniel Christian, commanding general of the 95th Training Division (IET) at Fort Sill, Okla., pins a Purple Heart on Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Clark, senior drill sergeant with the 1/330th Infantry Regiment stationed in Fort Wayne, Ind., during a ceremony here Feb. 7. (Photo by Capt. Adrienne Bryant)

James Meredith: Civil rights icon reunited with military escorts 53 years later at Fort Hood Black History Month Observance
February 25, 2016
James H. Meredith (right), a prominent civil rights activist, stands with members of the Fort Hood, Texas, military community during the national anthem at an African-American/Black History Month Observance event Feb. 25, 2016, at Fort Hood. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Skripnichuk, 13th Public Affairs Detachment)

80th Training Command FRP conducts Chain of Command Training
February 24, 2016
Command Sgt. Maj. Jeff Darlington, the 80th Training Command senior noncommissioned officer, addresses leaders representing subordinate units from across the command marking the start of the Family Programs office’s three day long Chain of Command training.

80th TC SHARP office empowers civilian counterparts
February 24, 2016
William Downey, the 80th Training Command Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program manager, discusses with advocates affiliated with The Regional Hospital Accompaniment Response Team the services available to military members who end up as sexual assault victims during a meeting at the Glen Allen Library.

Miami Recruiting Battalion hosts Recruiting Partnership Council in Puerto Rico
February 23, 2016
United States Army Recruiting Command Deputy Commander Brig. Gen. Troy D. Kok talks about the importance of using Army Reserve Soldiers to help recruiting efforts during the Miami Recruiting Battalion’s Recruiting Reserve Partnership Council at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, Feb. 20.