Archive: August, 2016

Yellow Ribbon Event Helps Prepare Soldiers and Families For Deployment Challenges
August 2, 2016
Brig. Gen. Christopher Kemp, commanding general, 335th Signal Command (Theater), visits with Chief Warrant Officer Cynthia Thomas (left), a systems tech assigned to the 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, 335th Signal Command (Theater) and her fiancé Vincent Harvey during a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event held in Atlanta, Georgia July 29-31. The event provides Army Reserve Soldiers and their families with information, services, referrals and proactive outreach opportunities throughout the entire deployment cycle.  Its goal is to effectively prepare Soldiers and families for mobilization, sustain families during the mobilization process and reintegrate Soldiers with their families, communities and employers upon redeployment or release from active duty. (Official U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell, 335th Signal Command (Theater))

ROTC cadets experience Djiboutian military culture
August 2, 2016
Katherine Wilson, a U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet from Seton Hall University, talks to a Djiboutian Army cadet during a language exchange at the Djiboutian Military Academy at Arta, July 25, 2016. The cadets are spending three weeks with the Djiboutian Army in a culture exchange program, where they are learning each other’s language and methods of military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton/Released)

Event Prepares Family for Soldier Return
August 2, 2016
Soldiers and family members take time out to enjoy each-other’s company in light-hearted games during the 863rd Engineer Battalion Yellow Ribbon event and Family day. Family days are a chance for a unit’s families to come together and meet other family members, and share experiences, in a light and fun atmosphere. Yellow Ribbon events are designed to inform families of programs and resources available (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Brianna Saville/Released).

38th RSG bids farewell to Col. Fall, welcomes new commander
August 1, 2016
The outgoing commander, Col. Paul H. Fall hands over command to Col Ann. M. Pellien during the Army Reserve’s 38th Regional Support Group change of command ceremony.  The change of command ceremony was conducted July 16, at the United States Army Reserve Center, Cross Lanes, West Va.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Sofenial Ford, 38th Regional Support Group)