Archive: August, 2016

Senior leaders forum helps educate educators
August 15, 2016
Sgt. 1st Class Bill Keever, Arizona State University ROTC assistant primary military science instructor, asks a question about career progression, during a senior leader seminar held at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash., Aug. 6. Sixty-seven Military Science Instructors from 150 Universities spread throughout 26 states were present during the seminar as part of an annual training development event designed to tap into senior leader mentoring and motivational techniques as well as provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and best practices. The event was hosted by the 104th Training Division's 4th Battalion, 414th Regiment (SROTC). (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

Engineers of 368th Eng. Bn., 475th Eng. Co., deploy in support of Spartan Shield
August 15, 2016
Soldiers with the 475th Eng. Co., both U.S. Army Reserve, switch the flag patch on their shoulders for the tactical one prior to boarding a flight to U.S. Central Command at the Silas L. Copeland Arrival/Departure Airfield Control Group here July 20.

108th holds retirement ceremony for General Officer
August 15, 2016
Maj. Gen. (ret.) David Puster along with Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Riti108th Training Command (IET) command sgt. maj., cases his two-star flag during his retirement ceremony at the 108th Training Command (IET) headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., Aug. 13. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton)

96th Military Police Battalion heads to GTMO
August 12, 2016
Soldiers with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 96th Military Police Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve board a flight to Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba at the Silas L. Copeland Arrival/Departure Airfield Control Group here July 20.

Texan, Midwestern engineers deploy to Middle East
August 12, 2016
Soldiers assigned to the 176th Engineer Brigade walk form the Silas L. Copeland Arrival/Departure Airfield Control Group to the airplane that will take them to the Middle East July 29.

88th Regional Support Command Regional Training Workshop
August 12, 2016
Twenty-eight Army Reserve Ambassadors from 16 states attending the 88th RSC’s ARA Workshop on Fort McCoy, take a group photo, July 15. The workshop provided the ambassadors information on the current and future structure of the Army Reserve, how the Army Reserve fits into overall Army readiness and what the ambassadors can do to assist Soldiers in their states. Speakers included Army Reserve leadership, general officers with units in the 88th RSC’s 19-state region, as well as Fort McCoy garrison command staff, 86th Training Division command staff and 88th RSC command staff.

BAH and the DA 5960 HRC Scrub
August 11, 2016
A female Social Worker wearing ACU sitting inside at table and talking with female Soldier wearing ACU.

Chief, US Army Reserves Visits Fort Hunter Liggett
August 11, 2016
The Chief of Army Reserve, Lieutenant General Luckey (3rd from left) and staff end their 2-day Fort Hunter Liggett (FHL) tour with a 4-mile "Howling Coyote Run" with FHL Commander, Col. Norris (4th from left) and his staff.

Signal Command Soldiers provide Color Guard for golf tournament fund raiser
August 11, 2016
Sgt. 1st Class Daniel V. Bulla (left), noncommissioned officer in charge of operations, plans and training, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 335th Signal Command (Theater) holds the American flag while Spc. Jordan M. Perske, an information technician specialist, assigned to HHC, 335th SC (T), makes adjustments to it as the group prepares to present the colors during the opening ceremony of a fund-raising golf tournament Aug. 5, at the Tournament Players Club (TPC) Sugarloaf.  The event called “Birdies for the Brave”, is a national military outreach initiative dedicated to honoring and showing appreciation to the courageous men and women of the United States Armed Forces and their families.  Originally created in 2006 by one of the golfing world’s elite players, Phil Mickelson and his wife Amy, it has since been expanded to include military outreach and appreciation activities during PGA tour events, TPCs and partner courses across the nation.

Task Force 76 conducts a Staff Exercise
August 10, 2016
During the TF-76 Staff Exercise held at Westover, Mass., the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) team provided an overview and access of their Web EOC.  The Web EOC is the state's primary communication tools used to share information over the internet.