Archive: July, 2016

Lt. Col. Roark assumes command of the 469th CSSB
July 7, 2016
Down trace units from the 469th Combat Sustainment Support Command, which included the 227th Inland Cargo Transfer Company and the 923rd and 924th Transportation Company Detachments, honor the stars and stripes during a change of command ceremony, where Lt. Col. Michael A. Roark, a Roseburg, Oregon native, assumed command of the 469th CSSB June 26.

July 7, 2016
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 361st Engineer Company (Multi-Role Bridge) from Warner Robins, Ga., sharpen their skills by constructing the Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB), June 8, on the Vistula River in Chelmno, Poland, as a part of Exercise Anakonda 2016. The IRB is a sectional floating bridge that can be used to create a full bridge or to ferry vehicles and equipment across a body of water. Exercise Anakonda 2016 is a Polish-led, joint, multinational exercise taking place in Poland from June 7-17. This exercise involves more than 31,000 participants from more than 20 nations. Exercise Anakonda 2016 is a premier training event for U.S. Army Europe and participating nations and demonstrates that the U.S. and partner nations can effectively unite together under a unified command while training on a contemporary scenario. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Brad Miller/326th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Funding the Dream: The Army Reserve Minuteman Scholarship Program
July 6, 2016
U.S. Army Reserve John Parker

MP unit turns up heat
July 5, 2016
A U.S. Army Reserve culinary specialist with the 391st Military Police Battalion scrubs under his fingernails before preparing food during the Philip A. Connelly Competition at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, June 23. The 391st is representing the 200th MP Command in the competition, part of a training program designed to improve professionalism and recognize excellence, which augments the quality of food and food service within the Army. The top four food service teams will continue to the U.S. Army Reserve level competition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Audrey Hayes)

Linguist returns to Iraq after 20 year odyssey
July 5, 2016
After air assaulting into a landing zone, Spc. Khalid Hermez, from Detroit, pulls security as a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter departs the landing zone. U.S. Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade and the 34th Iraqi Army Brigade performed a joint air assault mission and patrol to check on living conditions of a small village north of here, Nov. 12. (Photo by Sgt. Travis Zielinski)

Army Reserve support command helps enhance sustainable readiness
July 1, 2016
Angela Payne, official mail manager for the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command (left), works with Soldiers from the U.S. Army Reserve’s 678th Human Resources Company headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, at 99th RSC headquarters on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. This training kicked off 163 mailroom inspections conducted by the 678th over a two-week period at Army Reserve facilities throughout the northeastern United States as part of a pilot program hosted by the 99th RSC in order to provide real-world training opportunities to boost Soldier readiness.