Archive: June, 2016

Chaplain provide hope, synergy to 1-174
June 10, 2016
Cpt. Randy Bentley, chaplain for 1st Battalion, 174th Air Defense Artillery with the Ohio National Guard, enjoys a conversation over breakfast with several junior enlisted Soldiers during Exercise Anakonda 2016 at Chelmno, Poland.  Exercise Anakonda 2016 is a Polish-led, joint multinational exercise taking place throughout Poland June 7-17. The exercise involves more than 31,000 participants from more than 20 nations. (US Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Richardson) (Released)

Training ... even actresses do it
June 10, 2016
Actress Jackie Cruz visited Fort Belvoir Tuesday to research army life for an upcoming role.

Veterans Administration (VA) Disability Compensation (DC
June 10, 2016
Diverse group of Soldiers wearing ACU's standing in formation outside during the day.

RELEASE: Largest military police command to bid farewell to D.C. native commanding general
June 10, 2016
The 200th Military Police Command, the largest police force in the entire Department of Defense, will host a relinquishment of command ceremony at the McGlaclin Parade Field, Sunday, July 10 at 10:00 a.m., to bid farewell to Maj. Gen. Phillip M. Churn who has been in command since 2014. For those who cannot attend in person, a live webcast will be made available to watch on the DVIDS Hub website:

Victory Tower lays the foundation for Basic Combat Training
June 10, 2016
Staff Sgt. Trevin Sparks, a drill sergeant with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment at Fort Jackson, S.C. watches as Soldiers in their first full week of Basic Combat Training cross a pit on top of the 40-foot high Victory Tower, June 8.(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton/ released)

Army Reserve ambassadors train to serve
June 10, 2016
Nearly two-dozen Army Reserve ambassadors join Maj. Gen. Margaret W. Boor, commanding general of the Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command, center, and Maj. Gen. Michael R. Smith, deputy chief of Army Reserve, not pictured, during the annual Army Reserve Ambassador Training Workshop June 5-6 at 99th RSC headquarters on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. The workshop increased the ambassadors’ ability to carry out their mission of educating the public, community leaders and congressional staff offices about the capabilities and value of the Army Reserve and its Soldiers.

Building International Cohesion
June 10, 2016

592nd Ordnance Company Deploys to Poland for Exercise Anakonda 16
June 10, 2016
SFC Bryce Williams  of the 16th SSB HHC gives a safety briefing to members of the 592nd Ordnance Co. located at the Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area prior to days operations.

Army Reserve joins in Congressional Roundtable at Yellow Ribbon event
June 10, 2016
Nearly two-dozen Army Reserve Soldiers and their families participate in a tour of Capitol Hill following a congressional roundtable discussion hosted by the U.S. Senate and House Military Family Caucuses during a Yellow Ribbon event June 10 at the Westin Tysons Corner Hotel in Falls Church, Va. The U.S. Senate and House Military Family Caucuses consist of senators and congressmen/women who want to work together for issues and policies that impact military families.

Feed the Force
June 9, 2016
Soldiers participating in exercise Anakonda 16 pass through the Mobile Kitchen Trailer (MKT) at the Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in Poland. Anakonda 16 is a Polish-led, joint, multinational exercise taking place in from June 7-17. The MKT is being operated by soldiers who are assigned to the 483rd Qutermaster Company based in Marysville, Wash., and the 716th Quartermaster Company based in Jersey City, NJ. (Photo by Sgt. Dennis Glass)