Archive: August, 2016

Masters of Our Profession: Army Reserve Engagement Team-Japan and JGSDF Reserve Component Discuss Readiness, Capabilities
August 31, 2016
Col. Luis Pomales (left), director, Army Reserve Engagement Team-Japan, and Sgt. Maj. Bennie Nunnally (right), senior enlisted advisor, Army Reserve Engagement Team-Japan, pose for a group photo with Gen. Toshiya Okabe (center), chief of staff, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, during a formal bilateral dinner hosted at the Sky View restaurant at Camp Ichigaya, Japan, Aug. 29, 2016. The JGSDF Reserve Component invited Pomales and Nunnally to Camp Ichigaya to discuss the U.S. Army Reserve’s missions and capabilities in the Pacific. The event also presented Pomales and Nunnally opportunities to promote ARET-J’s recent efforts to expand the Army Reserve’s role in Japan by integrating nearly 1,000 Army Reserve Soldiers from dozens of units and specialties into U.S. Army Japan’s training exercises, contingency operations and bilateral engagements. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. John Carkeet, U.S. Army Japan)

Auditor of the Year for Army Reserve
August 31, 2016
Ms. Susan Lione, auditor with the U.S. Army Reserve Medical Command’s Internal Review Office, receives the Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service for her selection as the Army Reserve Auditor of the Year from May 2015 to March 2016 during the USARC Internal Review FY16 Annual Training Symposium in Orlando, Florida, on Aug. 9.

Fight the Bite: Fort Buchanan Works to Control Mosquitoes, Zika Virus
August 30, 2016
The Yellow Fever mosquito is a primary carrier of Zika virus, an illness that is creating major public health concerns in the Caribbean Islands, Central America and South America. Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico is deploying a tiered Integrated Pest Management approach to control these insects and quell the spread of Zika. 
(Photo by James Gathany/CDC. Public Domain.)

Army Reserve Soldier Lepou leaves home, brings back gold
August 30, 2016
Soldier athletes of the All-Army rugby team pose for a group photo after dominating the U.S. Air Force, 55-5, in the 2016 U.S. Armed Forces Rugby Sevens Championship, Infinity Park, Glendale, Colo., Aug. 27. This year is the fourth consecutive win for the All-Army team.

Face of Defense: Army Reserve Sergeant Stands Out as Leader, Mentor
August 29, 2016
Army Reserve Sgt. David Chapa explains the proper way to stabilize the laundry advance system and ways to minimize the effects if it were to become unbalanced during annual training. Chapa, part of the 340th Quartermaster Company is in the process of becoming an officer in the Army Reserve. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Michael Adetula

Army Reserve drill sergeants – I’ve got your back
August 29, 2016
FORT JACKSON, S.C. – Non-commissioned officers of the 1st Battalion 34th Infantry Regiment ensure that the Soldiers of Foxtrot Company have properly tied their Swiss Seat rappelling knot before they go down Victory Tower on Aug 23, 2016.  Foxtrot Company currently has drill sergeants from both active duty and the reserve conducting training at Fort Jackson, S.C.  (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Michael Adetula, 206th Broadcast Operations Detachment)

Building a fence brings community, military together in Lithuania
August 26, 2016
SIAULIAI, Lithuania – Army Reserve Soldiers from the 7th Mission Support Command helped coordinate the construction of a new fence and gate and sign for the local ‘infant’ or ‘baby’ orphanage with USAR Soldiers from the 412th Theater Engineer Command and Lithuanian Soldiers and Airmen and local national contractors, Aug. 8-25, 2016. 
 (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Chlosta, 7th MSC Public Affairs Office)

80th Training Command captures TRADOC 2016 Reserve Instructor Of the Year again
August 26, 2016
Gen. David Perkins, commander U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, congratulates Sgt. 1st Class JaDrian Whitfield winner of the 2016 U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Reserve Instructor of the Year competition. Whitfield, a human intelligence collector instructor assigned to the 80th Training Command received the award during a ceremony at Fort Eustis, Va. Aug. 24, 2016.

The 76th ORC Equal Opportunity advisor honored in retirement ceremony
August 26, 2016
In a retirement ceremony held Sunday at Fort Douglas, Utah, Maj. Gen. Ricky Waddell, Commanding General of the 76th Operational Response Command, recognized Master Sgt. Stephen Peters for his more than 40 years of service to the U.S. Army and the nation.

88th RSC Hosts SHARP Training Course
August 26, 2016
Major Amanda Owens, 418th Civil Affairs Battalion, conducts a victim interview with Capt. Sedoria Outlaw, First Army, during the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Foundation Course presented by the 88th Regional Support Command at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, August 11.