Archive: May, 2016

Largest Reserve Command in Texas Returns
May 24, 2016
Maj. Gen. Mark Palzer, 79th Sustainment Support Command commanding general, welcomes the returning 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldiers and recognized their families May 7 at Fort Hood, Texas.  The Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen Award Program Recognition Ceremony formally marks the unit’s completion of their mission under the 1st Theater Sustainment Command and their transition back to their home stations.

Task Force 76 trains for the ‘what if’
May 23, 2016
Sgt. Silverina Reyes, Sgt. Edgardo Montalvo and Spc. Jorge Diaz-Gonzalez serve breakfast to Task Force 76 Soldiers. They have been serving food all week as a part of the Vibrant Response Exercise at Camp Atterbury, Ind. (US Army photo by Sgt. William Battle)

Providing care to finish the fight
May 23, 2016
JOLON, Calif. - Spc. Phuong Nguyen, 7215th Medical Support Unit licensed practical nurse, talks to about a patient about his vitals at the Troop Medical Clinic at Fort Hunter Liggett, May 16. Nguyen's unit provided care to troops participating in various exercises, May 9 to 20. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Lewis M. Hilburn, 350th Public Affairs Detachment, United States Army Reserve)

OPFOR makes the difference
May 23, 2016
JOLON, Calif. – Spc. Robert Tolan, an Opposing Forces insurgent and cavalry scout with the 422nd Military Police Company, 11th MP Brigade, 200th MP Command, waits for the unit training before laying down harassing fire and creating a difficult environment for the training unit at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., May 6. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Browne, 350th Public Affairs Detachment)

313th MCB preparing to move again with Yellow Ribbon event
May 23, 2016
Army Reserve Soldiers and their Family members visit various service vendors during the yellow ribbon reintegration program event at the Tyson’s Corner, Va. Sheraton Hotel, May 6-8, 2016. The event came prior to deployment of the Army Reserve Soldiers of the 313th Movement Control Battalion, and was designed to prepare airmen and their spouses for stresses and possible needs that can arise during a deployment.

304th Sustainment Brigade welcomes new commander
May 23, 2016
Brig. Gen. David Elwell, Commanding General, 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), passes the colors to Col. Jon Blatt during the 304th Sustainment Brigade's Change of Command Ceremony, March Air Reserve Base, Riverside, Calif., May 15, 2016. (Photo courtesy of Staff Sgt. Ailid Beckstrom, 304th SB)

Army Reserve tackles rifle training for ‘digital generation’
May 21, 2016
Training the next generation of Soldiers who grew up playing sophisticated and realistic combat video games can be a challenge. The Army Reserve is utilizing technology to train Soldiers on basic rifleman marksmanship. However, there can be drawbacks to technology – it does not replace the “real thing” that every Soldier needs to experience to completely master marksmanship.

Knot a Big Deal
May 20, 2016
Combat Engineers compete knot tie event at Sapper Stakes 2016.

10th Mountain Soldiers hand over mission in N. Iraq
May 20, 2016
Col. Scott Naumann and Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Rose, the command team of Task Force Warrior, furl the colors of the 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division “Warriors,” during a transfer of authority ceremony in Erbil, Iraq, May 17, 2016. The Warrior brigade completed a nine-month deployment in Iraq as part of Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve, building partner capacity, and advising and assisting Iraqi Security Forces.  The building partner capacity mission aims to increase the military capacity of local forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

364th ESC in final stages for Exercise Anakonda 16
May 20, 2016
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command set up their tactical operations center near Warsaw, Poland, May 13, in preparation of Exercise Anakonda 16. The 364th is the largest U.S. Army Reserve contingent participating in Anakonda 16, a Polish-led, joint multinational exercise taking place throughout Poland from June 7-17. The exercise involves more than 25,000 participants from 24 nations is a premier training event for U.S. Army Europe and our Allied partners. (Army photo by Maj. Marvin Baker/364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command) (Released)