Archive: July, 2016

Wreath laying Marks Annual Celebration for Warren G. Harding
July 18, 2016
MARION, Ohio (July 16, 2016) – Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Strand, deputy commanding general, 88th Regional Support Command, speaking on behalf of President Barack Obama, commemorates the life and legacy of the Warren G. Harding, the 29th president of the United States, during a wreathlaying ceremony at the Harding Memorial site in Marion, Ohio, July 16, 2016.

Soldier vaults to US Olympic team, breaks trial record
July 15, 2016
Army 2nd Lt. Sam Kendricks competes in the preliminary round of the men's pole vault on July 2, 2016, at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in Eugene, Oregon. He placed in the prelims and went on to secure a spot on the U.S. Olympic team during the finals. (Photo Credit: David Vergun)

Army Reserve Trains to Support Civil Authorities for Emergencies
July 15, 2016
US Army firefighter standing inside, HEMTT and fellow firefighter in background.

Army Reserve welcomes new Major General
July 15, 2016
JBSA FORT SAM HOUSTON- Major General Jones and granddaughter look as the cannons fire at the conclusion of the ceremony at the MacArthur Parade Field. The firing of the cannons symbolizes the generals “Texas farewell”, said Command Sergeant Major Paul Swanson.
(Photo by Spc. Eddie Serra of the 205th Press Camp Headquarters)

63rd RSC holds change of command ceremony
July 15, 2016
Sgt. 1st Class Francisco Matos (center), acting first sergeant, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 63rd Regional Support Command, prepares to salute Lt. Col. Michael Stewart (left), company commander, HHC, 63rd RSC, following the conclusion of a change of command ceremony, July 13, Armed Forces Reserve Center, Mountain View, Calif. Stewart assumed command from outgoing commander Maj. Derrick Carter, who is departing to take a position with the 79th Sustainment Command.

Teamwork Helps Reserve Soldier Medal at Invictus Games
July 15, 2016
Army Reservist Staff Sgt. Zed Pitts stops for a photo with his German friend, fellow runner, 1st Sgt. Naef Adebahr and his friends after Adebahr received his bronze in the men's 200-meter dash and Pitts received his silver in the men's 100-meter dash in their respective disability categories during the track and field competition at the Invictus Games at the ESPN Wide World of Sports, Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla., May 10, 2016. (DoD photo by Shannon Collins)

Largest Army Reserve command in Texas says farewell to Commanding General
July 15, 2016
JBSA FORT SAM HOUSTON- Brig. Gen. Kenneth D. Jones passes the colors to Command Sgt. Major Paul Swanson during the Relinquishment of Command Ceremony at the MacArthur Parade Field July 9. The ceremony symbolizes the continuity of authority as the command is passed from one individual to another. 
(Photo by Spc. Eddie Serra of the 205th Press Camp Headquarters)

New Army Reserve center, troop store for Saipan Reserve Soldiers, Families
July 14, 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)

Eighth Army welcomes first female deputy commanding general
July 13, 2016
Eighth Army Deputy Commanding General for Sustainment Brig. Gen. Tammy Smith addresses attendees during a Patch Ceremony July 7 at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan in Seoul. (Photo Credit: Tim Oberle, Eighth Army Public Affairs)

Soldier gains critical cyber career skills in the Army Reserve
July 13, 2016
Staff Sgt. Lydia M. Seaborn, 335th Signal Command (Theater) Cyber Brigade, Army Reserve Cyber Operations Group, National Capital Region Cyber Protection Center, demonstrates cyber operations capabilities. (Photo Credit: Mike Milord)