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Archive: July, 2016

Army Reserve and active component partner for soldier readiness at WAREX
July 26, 2016
A soldier assigned to the 320th Military Police Company, Saint Petersburg, Florida, walks through tactical training base Patriot, Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, during Warrior Exercise 86-16-03, July 11, 2016. The soldiers assigned to TTB Patriot primarily train in convoy security, checkpoint procedures, and escort missions.
(U.S. Army photo by Mr. Anthony L. Taylor/Released)

From Army Reserve Captain to American Tarzan Competitor
July 26, 2016
Kim Liszka, an emergency room nurse from Macungie, Pennsylvania, navigates her way across large rocks along a creek bed while filming the survival competition series American Tarzan. Liszka, a former Army Reserve captain, says her previous military training helped her survive  and navigate grueling obstacles while on the Caribbean island of Dominica. The American Tarzan finale airs Wednesday night, July 27 at 10/9 C on the Discovery Channel.

Capt. McCoy trains 650th RSG military police at Ft. Irwin
July 26, 2016
Capt. Monty McCoy, 650th Regional Support Group force protection officer, volunteers to be arrested during a traffic stop training session at the Fort Irwin National Training Center where he was undergoing mandatory law enforcement training July 20. The Military Police remain the force of choice because of the combat force multiplier that they bring to the battlefield and their transition capability to Law and Order Operations.

Reserve MP rescues fellow diner in Wisconsin
July 26, 2016
85: U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Marion Garcia, interim commanding general of the 200th Military Police Command, pins the Army Commendation Medal on Sgt. 1st Class Shawn Lee Screen, the mobilization noncommissioned officer in charge at the 11th MP Brigade, July 18 during Warrior Exercise 86-16-03 at Fort McCoy, Wisc. Screen, who lives in Temecula, Calif., saved the life of a civilian who was choking while during lunch with a contingent of MPs from Taiwan July 17 in The Dells, Wisc. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jacob Boyer)

80th TC commander participates in NOBLE Conference
July 25, 2016
WASHINGTON - Maj. Gen. A.C. Roper, commanding general of the 80th Training Command, listens to a presentation as a member of the Blue Courage leadership panel during the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives 40th Anniversary Training Conference and Exhibition held in the District of Columbia July 16-20, 2016. Roper as a civilian, is the Birmingham, Ala., police chief with more than 30 years of law enforcement experience.

75th Training Command at Eastern Accord 2016
July 25, 2016
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – U.S. Army Col. Randy Southard, 75th Training Command and Eastern Accord 2016 senior observer controller/trainer, conducts the final after action report with the OC/T team, July 21,2016, at the Tanzanian Peacekeeping Training Centre, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. EA16 is an annual, combined, joint military exercise that brings together partner nations to practice and demonstrate proficiency in conducting peacekeeping operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)

Army Reserve Sustainment Command Soldiers provide support during Epic Guardian 2016
July 25, 2016

New Army Reserve center, troop store for Saipan Reserve troops, Families
July 25, 2016
Brig. Gen. Stephen K. Curda, commander of the 9th Mission Support Command was in attendance of the  Saipan U.S. Army Reserve Center's groundbreaking ceremony, July 11, 2016. Along with the commander, in attendance was the Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islandes, the Honorable Victor Hocog, other state officials and management personnel from Aafes. The center will be undergoing a full revitalization to its complex, enhancing the capabilities of the center to include upgraded storm protection, security systems and upgrades to the air conditioning system. The attached Aafes Troop Store will also be receiving a facelift by upgrading the store by 3 times larger than the existing store in order to more effectively serve Soldiers, Families and Veterans. Project completion is scheduled for March 2017. 
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessica A. DuVernay)

WWII veteran attends the Healthy Cortland IRT event in Homer, N.Y.
July 25, 2016
Spc. Eric Cooper, a dental technician with the 7234th Medical Support Unit out of Vallejo, Calif., takes x-rays in preparation for the dentist at the Healthy Cortland Innovative Readiness Training event in Homer, N.Y. Healthy Cortland is one of the IRT events that provide real-world training in a joint civil-military environment while delivering world-class medical care to the people of Cortland, N.Y., from July 15-24.

931st ports at Trans Warrior 2016
July 25, 2016
FT. MCCOY, Wisc. – Master Sgt. Duane Emerson, center, and Sgt 1st Class William Thomas, left back, Observer/Controller/Trainers for the Trans Warrior exercise, look over a scenario given in Transportation Coordinators’ Automated Information for Movement System II with Sgt. Andrew Davis, far left, and Spc. Jiuen Jun, members of the 931st Expeditionary Theatre Opening Element, based out of Sherman Oaks, Calif.. Trans Warrior was held July 9 through 23, here, providing U.S. Army Reserve transportation Soldiers an opportunity to train realistically on port operations. (U. S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Charlotte Fitzgerald, 345th Public Affairs Detachment)