Archive: June, 2016

The 227th ICTC works hard at Sierra Army Depot
June 30, 2016
Command Sgt. Maj. Mario Canizales, 650th Regional Support Group command sergeant major, watches wheeled vehicle mechanics change the oil in a forklift at the Sierra Army Depot June 10, during an annual training event. The Sierra Army Depot is an ammunition and surplus storage terminal, located near the unincorporated community of Herlong, California.

Army Reserve unit’s Energy Team continues to receive recognition
June 30, 2016
Christine Ploschke, acting chief, Environmental Division, and Environmental Compliance Branch and Energy Branch manager with the Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, addresses the facility coordinator training class held Feb. 23 at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania. The two-day class was designed to help coordinators improve their individual Army Reserve center. The 99th is offering the training monthly throughout the 13-state region it oversees.

Army allows Soldiers to wear headphones in gym
June 30, 2016
A new Army Directive, released May 6, 2016, allows Soldiers to wear headphones or earbuds while in fitness centers or gyms. (Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez (photo illustration))

Army Reserve Soldiers gather for harbor and seaport logistics operations
June 30, 2016
Big Logistics Over The Shore West Soldiers scan the seafloor for obstructions and take depth measurements to ensure ships can safely maneuver in the waters near the port in Alameda, Calif., June 18, 2016. BigLOTS West is an annual Army Reserve, multi-echelon functional exercise designed for transportation units and sustainment commands to hone their expertise in logistics operations from June 10 to June 24, 2016.
(US Army photo by Cpl. Timothy Yao, 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)/Released)

Sleeves can now be rolled up
June 29, 2016
A Soldier demonstrates how to roll up the ACU sleeves so that the top portion can be pulled down over the roll for camo out. (Photo Credit: Gary Sheftick)

West Point journey begins with R-day
June 29, 2016
Future Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., scurry across a bridge to their next in-procesing station during R-day, June 27. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton/ released)

Xeriscaping Projects Save Water Despite Drought at 63rd Regional Support Command
June 29, 2016
Stone ground covers are prominent features of a xeriscape project at Los Alamitos Reserve Center in Los Alamitos, California. The U.S. Army Reserve’s 63rd Regional Support Command is using xeriscapes in conjunction with other water conservation projects to save natural resources in the drought-stricken state. Photo courtesy of Varun Sood, 63rd RSC.

88th RSC Ambassadors Inducted into Inaugural Cadet Command Hall of Fame
June 29, 2016
FORT KNOX, Kentucky (June 10, 2016) – Retired Col. Gerald W. Meyer, right, a U.S. Army Reserve Ambassador for Wisconsin and the 88th Regional Support Command, shakes hands with U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox Commanding General Maj. Gen. Christopher Hughes after Meyer was presented with a medallion honoring his selection as an inaugural member of the Cadet Command Hall of Fame during a ceremony June 10 at Fort Knox’s Brooks Field.
(U.S. Army photo provided by Col. Michael Holland, 88th Regional Support Command/Released)

Training to Sustain the Warfighter
June 29, 2016
A 5,000 gallon semi-trailer called an M969 is staged at Tactical Assembly Area Schoonover during Combat Support Training Exercise 91-16-02 at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., June 20, 2016. As the largest U.S. Army Reserve training exercise, CSTX 91-16-02 provides Soldiers with unique opportunities to sharpen their technical and tactical skills in combat-like conditions. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Krista Rayford, 367th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Army Reserve Chaplains Build Unit and Soldier Resilience
June 29, 2016
Army Reserve chaplains and chaplain-assistants come together for religious-support specific training during the three-week Combat Support Training Exercise and Camp Roberts and Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. They covered a number of topics that they likely would not be able to learn outside a large exercise setting. Nearly 5,000 Army Reserve Soldiers from all over the United States and elsewhere, participated in the June 4 through 24, 2016 Combat Support Training Exercise. The purpose of this exercise was for Army Reserve units to practice their technical skills in an austere tactical environment under combat-like conditions.