Archive: June, 2016

ARCOG Southwest Cyber Protection Center Welcomes New Commander
June 14, 2016
Lt. Col. Michael Napolitano (right), new SWCPC commander, presents a unit memento to Lt. Col. John Cadran (left), outgoing SWCPC commander. Napolitano took command of ARCOG’s South West Cyber Protection Center in San Antonio, Texas, April 16, 2016.  (Photo courtesy of Army Staff Sgt. Manuel Argumedo.)

310th ESC receives 2016 Quartermaster Distinguished Unit of the Regiment
June 14, 2016
Army Reserve Col. William J. McLaen, the chief of staff for the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) (center left), and Command Sgt. Maj. Levi G. Maynard, the senior enlisted advisor for the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) (center right), represented the 310th ESC while receiving the Distinguished Unit of the Regiment award at the United States Army Quartermaster School Regimental Honors Ceremony, an annual event that honors distinguished members and units of the Quartermaster Corps for their achievements and service in the Army Sustainment community at Fort Lee, Va., 10 June, 2016.

Army Reserve Soldiers learn advanced resuscitation techniques from CALSTAR Volunteers
June 14, 2016
Ted Langevin, a volunteer with CALSTAR, teaches 2nd Medical Brigade Soldier Spc. Jasmaine Rodriguez, A 92G food service specialist From Chico California, the proper method for surgical cricothyrotomy during the annual training exercise at Camp Parks, Calif.  Big Logistics Over-The-Shore, West is an annual, Army Reserve, multi-echelon functional exercise designed for transportation units and sustainment commands to hone their expertise in Logistics Over-the-Shore (LOTS) operations from June 10 to June 24, 2016.  Big LOTS West is a multi-component exercise involving elements from the Active Component Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard, and U.S. Maritime Administration are conducting operations at three Bay-Area California training locations: Camp Parks, Alameda Point, and Coast Guard Island.

Kentucky Guard Airmen and Army Reserve Soldiers join Moldovan Army to renovate school
June 14, 2016
Maj. Kris Chow (right), assigned to the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, 361st Affairs Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command, and a Moldovan Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) engineer, remove concrete blocks from a playground, as part of a Humanitarian Civil Assistance (HCA) project, in Chisinau, Moldova, June 6, 2016. As part of the European Command’s (EUCOM) Humanitarian and Civic Assistance Program, the 123rd Civil Engineering Squadron from the Kentucky Air National Guard, 185th Engineering Squadron from Iowa Air National Guard, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion and Moldovan Land Forces collaborate to renovate to the kitchen at Special School Number 12 for Hearing Impaired Children and assist with renovations for the non-governmental organization La Via in Chisinau, Moldova, June 3-25, 2016.

Army Reserve soldier killed in Orlando attack
June 14, 2016
Army Reserve soldier killed in Orlando attack
Official DA Photo
Army Reserve Capt. Antonio D. Brown, assigned to 3rd Battalion, 383rd Regiment, 4th Cavalry Brigade, 85th Support Command based in St. Louis, Missouri, was killed in the Pulse nightclub attack at 2:00 a.m. in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016.

(Note: Photo reflects Brown as a first lieutenant; his current rank is captain)

ARCOG Soldier Supports Bataan Death March, Finishes Second Place
June 13, 2016
The U.S. flag is raised at dawn in White Sands Missile Range, NM, March 22, 2016 to mark the beginning of the 26.2-mile Bataan Death March.  The Bataan Death march is conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II.(Photo courtesy of MARATHONFOTO.)

63rd RSC Hosts Equal Opportunity Leader Course
June 13, 2016
Soldiers attending an Equal Opportunity Leader Course participate in a StarPower exercise, where according to the official description of the program, 'participants have a chance to progress from one level of society to another by acquiring wealth through trading with other participants. Once the society is established, the group with the most wealth is given the right to make the rules for the game. The power group generally makes rules which maintain or increase its power and which those being governed consider to be unfair. This generally results in some sort of rebellion by the other members of the society.'

The course was hosted by the 63rd Regional Support Command, May 20-26, Armed Forces Reserve Center, Mountain View, Calif.

Army Reserve Soldiers continue the momentum in Anakonda 16
June 13, 2016
Staff Sgt. Chan Ra, with the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, is awarded the Army Achievement Medal for his exceptionally meritorious service during Anakonda 2016 in Warsaw, Poland, June 6. Anakonda 2016 is one of U.S. Army Europe's premier multinational training events, which features 24 nations and seeks to train, exercise and integrate Polish national command and force structures into an allied, joint, multinational environment.

U.S. Army combat medics test skills in Poland
June 13, 2016
Spc. Rebecca Hutchins of Riverside, Calif., and Spc. Javier Pacheco of El Paso, Texas, tie tourniquets on the legs of Staff Sgt. Steven Trudel of Lancaster, Pa. as Sgt. James Sutton of Valdosta, Ga. stabilizes Trudel’s head in a simulated rehearsal. The combat medics are in Poland for Exercise Anakonda 2016, a Polish-led, multinational exercise that includes over 31,000 troops from 24 participating nations. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Ernest Wang/Released)

Recruits swear oath during Army Birthday celebration
June 11, 2016
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Margaret W. Boor, commanding general of the Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command, administers the oath of enlistment to approximately 75 Army recruits during an Army Birthday celebration hosted by the U.S. Army Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion in Trenton, N.J, June 11, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Shawn Morris.)