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Archive: June, 2016

Honoring Soldiers from Operation Dragoon
June 2, 2016
Brig. Gen. Arlan DeBlieck, the commanding general of the 7th Mission Support Command and the deputy commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, was one of the speakers during the Memorial Day 2016 ceremony May 29, 2016 at the Rhone American Cemetery in  Draguignan, France. (Photo courtesy Rhone American Cemetery)

Reserve Quartermasters keep Canadian military exercise rolling
June 2, 2016
Spc. Brittnie Belton (left) receives assistance from Spc. Jacqueline Jimenez during a fueling operation May 28 at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, Alberta in support of Exercise Maple Resolve 16. The Soldiers, both members of the 900th Quartermaster Company, El Paso, Texas, are part of an Army Reserve unit providing logistical support to more than 5,000 service members from several different countries.

Arlington Heights reflects and honors its veterans
June 1, 2016
From left to right: Rear Admiral Stephen Evans, Commander, Naval Services Training Command, Naval Station Great Lakes; Brig. Gen. Frederick R. Maiocco Jr., Commanding General, 85th Support Command, Arlington Heights, Illinois; and Mike Mclnerney, Post Commander, Arlington Heights VFW Post 981, Arlington Heights, Illinois, salute during a wreath laying ceremony at the Arlington Heights’ Memorial Day parade, May 30, 2016. 
(U.S. Army photo by Spc. David Lietz/Released)

USARCENT, ASG-Ku hosts 2016 Memorial Day Service
June 1, 2016
Maj. Gen. William Hickman, the deputy commanding general – operations for U.S. Army Central and Pvt. Zachary Zavetsky, an USARCENT soldier from Leland, NC, salute during the Memorial Day Service hosted by USARCENT and the Area Support Group – Kuwait on May 30, 2016 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The Memorial Day service honors fallen Servicemembers. (Photo by Spc. Angela Lorden/Released)

Thousands honor veterans in Chicago
June 1, 2016
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps cadets, carrying the American flag, march past the reviewing stand on State Street during the city of Chicago’s Memorial Day parade, May 28, 2016. There were 45 JROTC schools present with more than six thousand cadets marching in the parade. 
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Aaron Berogan/Released)

Reserve Soldiers help raise military awareness at 2016 Milwaukee Armed Forces Day
June 1, 2016
Major Harold Aprill, the executive officer for the 3rd Battalion, 399th Regiment, shows Max Osmak of St. Francis, Wis. how to start a Humvee during the 2016 Armed Forces Day celebration at the Milwaukee Harley-Davidson Museum, May 21, 2016.  Aprill, who is also a member of the Milwaukee Armed Services Committee, helped organize the event which capped off an entire week of activities for Milwaukee's Armed Forces Week.   Aprill and reservists from the 3/399th, as well as volunteers from the other branches, helped raise military awareness by displaying military vehicles and explaining to civilians their current role in supporting ongoing military efforts around the world. Service members past and present mingled with the crowd throughout the day, a highlight of which was the 13th annual Support the Troops Ride which featured over 300 motorcycle riders.