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Archive: February, 2016

Learning from the past to ensure victory in the future
February 19, 2016
H. Allen Skinner, the command historian for the 81st Regional Support Command (RSC), explains the tactical lessons to be learned from the mistakes that were made during the Battle of Guilford County Courthouse, whose site is now a National Park located in Greensboro, N.C., during a staff ride taken by the staff sections and Soldiers of the 108th Training Command (IET) on Feb 6. The staff rides are training events used by staff members of the unit to learn important lessons from the past in order to ensure success in future conflicts. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Javier Amador)

Operation Love Letter: Gold Star Families celebrate the fallen
February 18, 2016
Lt. Col. Bettina Avent, 79th Sustainment Support Command, shares her feelings about losing a close friend in combat and shows her gratitude to the families at a Valentine's Day event for American Gold Star Families in Long Beach, Calif., Feb. 13, 2016.

103rd Quartermaster Company verifies and assists 70 Gorgas citizens
February 18, 2016
Evacuees from Dara Lam, the provincial capital of Atropia located within the Joint Readiness Training Center exercise, move to the Intermediate Stage Base on Feb. 18, as part of a role play exercise for the 103rd Quartermaster Company to verify and identify local citizens. This evacuee operation exercise helps Soldiers to partner with consulates from the State Department and simulate real world situations that Soldiers may have to encounter in the future. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Bethany L. Huff)

103rd Quartermaster Company verifies and assists 70 Gorgas citizens
February 18, 2016
Spc. Kouadio Nguessan, an automated logistical specialist with the 103rd Quartermaster Company, verifies evacuee documents to ensure they have the necessary paperwork to reenter the country during a role play exercise, at the Intermediate Staging base on Feb. 18. This particular evacuee exercise is the first of its kind working directly with the Consulate out of Frankfurt Germany, while being the third iteration of similar training during the JRTC rotations. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Bethany L. Huff)

Fueling with food for the fight
February 18, 2016
A food services specialist with the 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, an active duty unit based in Fort Richardson, Alaska, is part of the operation that supplies food for Soldiers at the intermediate staging base in Alexandria, Louisiana for rotation 16-04 at the Joint Readiness Training Center Fort Polk, Louisiana. The active-duty unit is augmenting for their Reserve Component counterparts for the exercise. The Army and Army Reserve continuously make preparations to deliberately and purposefully integrate training among and between components as part of the Army Total Force Policy. The policy ensures that there is continuity within the different components and promotes interoperability.

Fueling the mission
February 18, 2016
Spc. Matt Giroud, a petroleum supply specialist with the 574th Quartermaster Company, is part of the detail that supplies fuel to all of the ground vehicles in the Joint Readiness Training Center Exercise 16-04 at Fort Polk, La. The active-duty unit out of Alaska is augmenting for their Reserve Component counterparts for the exercise. The Army and Army Reserve continuously make preparations to deliberately and purposefully integrate training among and between components as part of the Army Total Force Policy. The policy ensures that there is continuity within the different components and promotes interoperability.

Creating an ‘Army of One’ between Soldiers through water purification
February 18, 2016
Spc. Fearon Williams, a water treatment specialist, with the 574th Quarter Master, 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, tests the water for the amount of chlorine found in the source water before the purification process can begin at Fort Polk, La. The purification process purifies 1,500 gallons of water per hour; this process allows for sustainment capabilities for Soldiers within the training grounds.

Soldiers shine in 200th MP Best Warrior Competition
February 17, 2016
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Micah Ringer, a military police from Beaver, Pa., and Sgt. John Bullough, a wheeled vehicle mechanic from Baltimore, pose with Command Sgt. Maj. Craig Owens, the 200th MP Command's top enlisted Soldier, Feb. 11 after being named the command's top Soldiers at this year's 200th MP Cmd. Best Warrior Competition at Camp Blanding, Fla. Ringer and Bullough, both members of the 400th MP Battalion, will move on to the U.S. Army Reserve Command competition in May. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret)

Soldiers battle to be named 200th’s best
February 17, 2016
Sgt. Joseph Oneto, a military police officer with the 724th Military Police Detainee Operations Battalion from Naples, Fla., plots points during a land navigation event at Camp Blanding, Fla., Feb. 9. The land navigation event is part of this year's 200th Military Police Command Best Warrior Competition, composed of U.S. Army Soldiers representing 32 states. The winning noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldiers will move on to the U.S. Army Reserve Command competition in May. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Audrey Ann Hayes)

Steel sharpens steel: US Army Reserve 2015 Instructors of the Year
February 17, 2016
Maj. Gen. Peter S. Lennon, Deputy Commanding General (Support), U.S. Army Reserve, presents Sgt. 1st Class JaDrian Whitfield, course instructor assigned to the 80th Training Command, with an Army Commendation Award for her selection as the U.S. Army Reserve Instructor of the Year (noncommissioned officer), at USARC headquarters, Feb. 11, 2016. Whitfield was honored alongside winners from the officer and warrant officer category, in the first USARC hosted Instructor of the Year Ceremony held here. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Brian Godette, USARC Public Affairs)