Archive: May, 2016

Army Reserve MPs go to state penitentiary
May 17, 2016
A corrections officer at the Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center instructs U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 303rd Military Police Company the first step in applying handcuffs: making sure the locks work. The training occurred in Jackson, Michigan, May 15. The Soldiers were taught inmate control by corrections officer trainers at the local facility. The training is in place to augment their detainee operations in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Audrey Hayes)

The big picture: units combine, execute MASCAL exercise
May 16, 2016
JOLON, Calif. – Lt. Col. Anita Lesure, head nurse of the operating room and Soldier with the 801st Combat Support Hospital, looks over a simulated casualty’s chart to decide further treatment during a mass casualty exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett, May 9. The realistic exercise was apart of the Fort’s 16th annual Warrior Exercise and the scenario encompassed a simulated helicopter crash, which had burst into flames and 32 casualties laid scattered around the helicopter, where the medics gave battlefield aid and evacuated the casualties to the CSH.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Browne, 350th Public Affairs Detachment)

Kern County Supervisor earns patriot award
May 16, 2016
Col. Ahron Hakimi (right) honors David Couch (left), Kern County Supervisor, with the Patriot Award, May 13, 2016, for his extraordinary support of National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers in Bakersfield, Calif. (Courtesy photo)

88th RSC conducts Strategic Planning Session with key leaders
May 16, 2016
Maj. Gen. Patrick J. Reinert, commanding general of the 88th Regional Support Command, (far right) speaks to key leaders of his command during a Strategic Planning Session held on Fort McCoy, Wis., May 12. The session is held annually to ensure the 88th RSC continues to provide services and support to ensure the readiness of Army Reserve Soldiers, families and civilians within its 19-state area of responsibility.

351st Military Police support Warrior Exercise
May 16, 2016
Fort Hunter-Liggett - U.S. Army Reserve avionic mechanic Spc. Alex Edwards a Military Police member from the 351st MP Company, of Ocala, Florida, guard, and check paper work of Soldiers coming and going at Entry Control Point for one of the Forward Operating Bases at Fort Hunter-Liggett, Calif. for training exercise Warrior Exercise 2016 on May 5. The 351st MP Co. is conducting 24 hour operations of the Entry Control Point for the entire duration of WAREX. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Marco Gutierrez)

The 729th TC supports Marines
May 16, 2016
Soldiers from the 729th Transportation Company, Fresno, Calif., traveled to Bell, Calif., May 6, to help support Marines from the 3rd Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company by transporting wheeled vehicles and equipment to Operation Maple Resolve, which is being conducted at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, east of Edmonton, Canada. Operation Maple Resolve is the Canadian Forces largest training exercise of the year.

Mass casualty exercise provides realistic training for Hungarian, American medical teams
May 12, 2016
U.S. Army Sgt. Erin Hodge works with Hungarian first responders to assess victims of a simulated vehicle crash during Exercise Anakonda Response 2016, Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Papa Air Base.

Multinational disaster exercise on Hungarian air base builds relationships
May 12, 2016
Brig. Gen. Arlan DeBlieck, center, commanding general of the 7th Mission Support Command, listens to a Commander's Update Brief during Exercise Anakonda Response 2016, Friday, April 29, 2016 at Papa Air Base in Hungary. For the roughly two-week long event, the U.S. organized a full assembly of military representation: Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Army Reserve, Army National Guard and Air National Guard. Also, the Hungarian military hosted the United Kingdom’s Royal Army and Corps of Royal Marines.

Military Police Training Unlike Any Other
May 11, 2016
Fort Hunter-Liggett - U.S. Army Reserve military police Spc. Hector Gonzalez from the 341st MP Company, of Mountain View, California, fires an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon mounted on a High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle turret during a qualification table at Fort Hunter-Liggett, California, May 4. The 341st MP Co. is one of the first units in the Army Reserve conducting a complete 6-table crew-serve weapon qualification, which includes firing the M2, M249 and M240B machine guns both during the day and night. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kim Browne)

Army Reserve Recruiters Partner with Tough Mudder
May 10, 2016
(Left to right) Army Reserve Recruiters Sgt. 1st Class Jomo Blair and Sgt. 1st Class Bob Chavis pull themselves, hand over hand, through the muddy "Cage Crawl" at the 2016 Atlanta Tough Mudder. Partnered with the Army Marketing Research Group, the muddy event was held May 7 and 8, 2016, at Bouckaert Farms in Fairburn, Ga.