Archive: July, 2016

Meet Your Army: Veterinarian preparing for deployment
July 11, 2016
Then-Capt. Kristina McElroy in-processing newly-arrived pets in Vilseck, Germany, in 2006. (Photo Credit: courtesy)

Let’s talk family readiness: 200th MP Command trains on Family Programs
July 11, 2016
Soldiers and family members involved with the Family Readiness Group, and commanders from the 200th Military Police Command attended a two-pronged Family Readiness Training: Chain of Command Training and Family Readiness Group in a new Era Training at Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado, Calif. June 24-26. The training provided an overview and various resources of the FRG, and equipped the commanders with additional knowledge enabling them to better prepare their unit’s Family Readiness Plan. (U.S. Army photo by Shejal Pulivarti/released)

Task Force Wolf Soldier mentors leadership on Field Leaders Reaction Course
July 11, 2016
Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Vanqualis N. Battles, native of Greensboro, Florida, and Task Force Wolf instructor from Bravo Company, 4th Regiment of the 518th Training Support Battalion, 104th Training Division (LT), mentors Cadet Initial Entry Training (CIET) candidates on  the Wall Banger, the third obstacle on the Field Leaders Reaction Course (FLRC), during Cadet Summer Training (CST16), at Ft. Knox, Kentucky June 25. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Karen Sampson/ Released)

Largest military police command bids farewell to commanding general
July 11, 2016
Maj. Gen. Phillip M. Churn, the commanding general for the 200th Military Police Command, speaks to Soldiers and guests during the 200th MP Cmd’s relinquishment of command ceremony at the McGlachlin Parade Field, at Fort Meade, Md., July 10, 2016. Lieutenant General Charles D. Luckey, chief of the Army Reserve and commanding general of the United States Army Reserve Command, was the reviewing official for the ceremony, in which Churn relinquished command to Brig. Gen. Marion Garcia.(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Stephanie Ramirez)

Protecting Cyber Cities Highlights Security Concerns at Symposium
July 11, 2016
Major urban areas like Atlanta are not only physical hubs but are virtual hubs in cyberspace known as Cyber Cities where increased interconnectivity in daily life have amplified the threats of potential cyber-attacks. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Steven D. Clark)

7th Mission Support Command Welcomes New Commander
July 11, 2016
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany- Maj. Gen. Duane A. Gamble (left), commander of the 21st Theater Support Command, joins the new commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, Brig. Gen. Steven W. Ainsworth (center) and the outgoing commander of the 7th MSC, Brig. Gen. Arlan M. DeBlieck (right) in relieving the unit at the conclusion of the change of command ceremony held at NCO Parade Field at Daenner Kaserne on July 9, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Daniel J. Friedberg, 7th Mission Support Command Public Affairs Office)

Army Reserves Improves Tank Firing Range in Bulgaria
July 9, 2016
841st Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army reserve, Operation Resolute Castle, 2nd July 2016 conducts roadway work using articulated concrete block (ACB) matte which are concrete blocks connected by rope-like cables which allows each individual block to be flexible to conform to the terrain. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Luis Ballester, 841st Engineer Battalion, United States Army Reserve)

July 9, 2016
841st Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve arrive to Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria construction site on June 30, 2016 during Operation Resolute Castle 16. (U.S. Army Photo by 1st Lt. Matthew Gilbert, 194th Engineer Brigade, Tennessee Army National Guard)

Patriotism Alive and Well in Brookfield, Illinois
July 9, 2016
Cpt. Zachary Galaboff, left, and Sgt. Peter Garcia, both assigned to the 416th Theater Engineer Command, render the hand salute as the national anthem is sung at the beginning of the Independence Day Celebrations in Brookfield, Illinois, Jul.4, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Proseus/Released)

Top enlisted Soldier focuses on readiness during JBMDL visit
July 8, 2016
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey meets with Army and Air Force students attending the Basic Leader Course at the Noncommissioned Officer Academy July 7 during a visit to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. This event was part of a two-day visit to the joint base that included a tour of the base’s key mission and training assets as well as a town hall meeting with Soldiers and Army civilians. The driving force behind Dailey's visit was Soldier readiness, which allows the Total Army to continue to answer the nation's calls in an increasingly volatile and uncertain world.