Archive: March, 2016

Army Reserve unit readies for big European exercise
March 31, 2016
Because of the nature of their mission, the 483rd QM Co. are among the first to arrive and last to leave for a deployment. That’s why Soldiers in the 483rd Quartermaster Company have spent every training assembly this year counting, weighing, packing and moving their own equipment in preparation for their logistics mission in Poland this summer .

403rd Conquers Mission Oriskany
March 30, 2016
UTICA, NEW YORK – Soldiers with the 353rd Civil Affairs Command and Bravo Company 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion pull security as a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter departs from an insertion point during an exercise on March 13, 2016 at the New York State Preparedness Training Center. Soldiers conducted humanitarian assistance operations with air insertion training sharpening their usage of civil affairs in real world scenarios.
(U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Gregory Williams/Released)

Army debuts new Digital Job Book
March 30, 2016
Army Soldier signal support systems specialist wearing ACU holding laptop outside during the day.

The 311th ESC honors Vietnam Vets
March 30, 2016
Maj. (Retired) Andrea Singer, the 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Resource Management Officer, presents Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pins to vets at the West Los Angeles Vet Center, Culver City, Calif., March 29, 2016. Engraved on the pins is "A Grateful Nation Thanks and Honors You."

Honoring our Vietnam Veterans
March 30, 2016
Friends, family, military members and over 90 Vietnam Veterans gathered at the 1st Mission Support Command (MSC) Ramos Hall to honor Vietnam Veterans during a Commemoration Ceremony on March 29. Vietnam Veterans were presented with a Vietnam Commemoration pin and Commemoration certificate.

Developing the Trans Arabian Network
March 30, 2016
Kuwait Naval Base, Kuwait –A Bradley Fighting Vehicle rolls off the ramp of an Army Logistics Support Vessel during a training exercise.  Army watercraft are designed to operate in austere to bare beach environment and are not dependent upon developed seaports or infrastructure.  1TSC has a vested interest in the operational ability of Army vessels as they are integral to meeting heavy sustainment lift requirements. (US Army photo by Master Sgt. Dave Thompson, 1TSC Public Affairs)

Applying History to the Future
March 29, 2016
Command Sgt. Maj. James P. Wills, interim command sergeant major of the Army Reserve, and Maj. Gen. Mark McQueen, commander of the 108th Training Command (Initial Entry Training), thank Elise Partin, City of Cayce mayor, for greeting their Army Reserve Soldiers at a tour of Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve in Cayce, S.C. on March 24. The tour was part of the command's combined Best Warrior and Drill Sergeant of the Year competitions. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Michelle Lunato/released)

ARCOG Soldier Wins Information Systems Security Association’s Annual Volunteer Award
March 29, 2016
Chief Warrant Officer 3 David Vaughn accepts the Information Systems Security Association's (ISSA) Annual Volunteer Award in Raleigh, North Carolina, October 13, 2015. Vaughn is assigned to the U.S. Army Reserve Cyber Operation Group and volunteers a large amount of his free time to civilian and military cyber and information technology based organizations. He was serving as the Director of Education for the Raleigh North Carolina Chapter of ISSA when he received this award. (Photo courtesy of ISSA)

Army Reserve Signal Battalion Departs for Overseas Deployment
March 29, 2016
Soldiers stand in formation during a deployment ceremony for the 392nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion, which will be heading overseas in support of Operation Enduring Freedom – Spartan Shield. More than 500 family members and friends attended the ceremony on Saturday, March 26, 2016 on Fort Meade, Md.

Army Reserve Command offers low-cost medical readiness training for combat medics
March 29, 2016
Sgt. 1st Class David Lovett, course coordinator at the Army Reserve's
Medical Skills Training Center on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New
Jersey, manages the realistic lifesaving training needed for combat medics'
EMT certification.