Archive: March, 2016

Nautical Horizon tests Wartime Reserve Boat Program
March 29, 2016
Kuwait Naval Base - Staff Sgt. Harcel Rosado, assigned to the 97th Transportation Company out of Joint Base Langley/Eustis explains the functions of the Landing Craft Utility boat to members of 1st TSC during exercise Nautical Horizon. Rosado is the boat crew’s boatswain, responsible for planning and assigning the daily work schedule to the deck crew and maintains order and cleanliness. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Dave Thompson, released)

Training event brings opportunity to connect Reserve Soldier with familiy history
March 28, 2016
Maj. Mark Palicka discusses his plans for Anakonda 16 to fellow Soldiers. Exercises like AN 16 help Army Reserve sustainment Soldiers understand how to quickly and efficiently move personnel and equipment, which improves their response time in combat situations.

Gulf War wounds remain unhealed for Army Reserve medics
March 28, 2016
Former Army Reserve Soldiers Michael O’Toole, Russell Barnes and Russell Dearing, from left, review the Greensburg Army Reserve Center’s artifacts related to the Feb. 21, 1991 Scud missile attack against Dhahran, Saudi Arabia that killed 13 and wounded 43 Soldiers of the Army Reserve’s 14th Quartermaster Detachment. The trio carried out medevac and other life-saving missions in the immediate aftermath of that single-most devastating attack against allied forces during the Gulf War.

A Passion to Help
March 28, 2016
Lt. Col. Susan Wedel, chief nurse for the 85th Support Command’s Surgeon’s office, joined the Army Reserve in 1990. She has proudly worn the uniform for 26 years, and in her civilian capacity, cares for veterans in Milwaukee. 
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Aaron Berogan/Released)

Moldovan a Favorite for 98th Training Division Drill Sergeant of the Year
March 28, 2016
Sgt. Ryan C. Moldovan, 1st Bn., 390th Inf. Reg., 98th Training Div., (IET) returns from a 12-mile ruck march during the 2016 Drill Sgt. of the Year competition at Fort Jackson, S.C., March 22. Moldovan completed ahead of the other competitors by nearly 30 minutes.
He went on to finish the contest as the winner for the 98th Training Div. (IET) and and will move on to compete in the TRADOC Drill Sgt. of the Year competition at Fort Jackson this September.

108th Training Command Soldiers Compete for Best Warrior and Brown Round Crowns
March 28, 2016
Sgt. 1st Class Blake Skola, 1st Bn., 354th Inf. Reg., 95th Training Div., drops his pack and prepares to sip some Gatorade following a grueling, 12-mile ruck march during the 108th Training Command's 2016 Drill Sgt. of the Year competition at Fort Jackson, S.C. March 22.
Organizers of the event incorporated a route that included long hills and several miles of sand to increase the difficulty of the march.

Protecting our own: Soldiers, Marines train against active shooters
March 28, 2016
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Austin Dunaway and Police Officer Matthew Dick, both  military police from the 607th Military Police Battalion, of the 200th MP Command, practice quick draw techniques during a two-day joint training exercise conducted by the Grand Prairie Police Department in Mansfield, Texas, March 24. More than 15 service members, including Marines from the same Reserve Center, partnered to share and learn police tactics and techniques. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti)

11th Theater Aviation Command Welcomes Home Citizen-Soldiers Deployed in Support of NATO’s Kosovo Mission
March 28, 2016
Brig. Gen. Scott Morcomb, Commanding General of the 11th Theater Aviation Command (TAC), greets his soldiers returning from an 11-month deployment to Kosovo in support of NATO’s KFOR mission, Mar. 7, 2016. The 11th TAC has deployed units to Kosovo over the last several years in support of this mission of establishing a safe and secure environment for the people of Kosovo. (U.S. Army Photo by Capt. Matthew Roman, 11th Theater Aviation Command Public Affairs Officer)

Army Reserve Military Police Company returns home from deployment to Cuba
March 28, 2016
Capt. Ashana McPherson, Company Commander, 814th Military Police Company, steps off a bus early Wednesday morning at the Arlington Heights Reserve Center following a 10-month deployment to Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, March 23, 2016. The soldiers were greeted by their friends and family in a 2:00 am ceremony there.
(U.S. Army photo by Spc. David Lietz/Released)

From Culinary Specialist to JAG Officer
March 28, 2016
Col. Hector Moran, 1st Mission Support Command Deputy Command, administers the “Oath of Office” to 1st Lt. Anthony Carrillo during a commissioning ceremony at Ramos Hall, Fort Buchanan on March 23.  Carrillo direct commissioned into the JAG Corps.