Archive: September, 2016

Army Reserve CSM visits Joint Base Lewis-McChord to support soldiers
September 30, 2016
Sgt. Caleb Dodge, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 301st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade and Army Reserve Command Sgt. Maj. James P. Wills, are all smiles at the conclusion of the Salmon Run held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, September 17. (U.S Army Reserve photo by Spc. Sean Harding)

Specialized MOS skill sharpening with the 374th FMSU at Diamond Saber 2016
September 30, 2016
Army Reserve Soldiers from the 374th Financial Management Support Unit (374th FMSU), headquartered in Newark, Del., took part in the Diamond Saber 2016 (DS2016) as part of their Annual Training at Fort McCoy, WI. The DS2016 is a multi-echelon Financial Management (FM) exercise that provides realistic training to FM and Information Technology Soldiers. The purpose of DS16 is to give FM units the opportunity to conduct their wartime mission in accordance to doctrinal guidance.

The beginning of a new journey
September 29, 2016
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 246th Quartermaster Company (QM Co.) (Mortuary Affairs) headed to Fort Hood, Texas for their pre-mobilization training on September 28, from the Luis Muñoz Marin Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

63rd RSC general retires after 36 years of service
September 29, 2016
Maj. Gen. Nickolas Tooliatos gives his farewell speech following a retirement ceremony, Sept. 25, Moffett Field, Mountain View, Calif. Tooliatos, retired after 36 years of service to the Army Reserve after relinquishing command of the 63rd Regional Support Command. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Capt. Alun Thomas)

Army Reserve leader visits SOUTHCOM as part of Private Public Partnership efforts
September 29, 2016
MIAMI, FLORIDA -- Stephen Austin, Assistant Chief of U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) visited U.S. Southern Command to conduct key leader engagements Sept. 14., 2016. Shown are Brig. Gen. Kate Leahy, USSOUTHCOM director of intelligence, left, Steve Caceres, USSOUTHCOM partnering directorate representative, Stephen Austin, Assistant Chief of Army Reserve and  Erin Thede, director of the Army Reserve Private Public Partnership (P3) program.

Army issues new guidance on rolling, cuffing sleeves
September 29, 2016
Authorized wear of ACU sleeves (clockwise from top left): Sleeves rolled camouflage in, sleeves rolled camouflage out, sleeves cuffed under once for field, sleeves cuffed under twice, sleeves cuffed out twice. Of course, sleeves can always be worn down as well (not shown).  (Photo Credit: Army G1)

Chicago hosts a ‘Band of Brothers’ weekend
September 28, 2016
Army Reserve soldiers, assigned to the 85th Support Command, present the colors during the 70th reunion of Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division at the Union League Club of Chicago, September 24, 2016. The famed Easy Company became widely known in part due to an HBO mini series called Band of Brothers. The 506th PIR was an experimental airborne regiment created in 1942 in Toccoa, Georgia that served in World War II.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Aaron Berogan/Released)

Reserve Soldier thanks supervisor for support
September 28, 2016
Sergeant Steven W. Downey, desk sergeant with the Marine Corps Police Department, presented his supervisor, Lt. Justin C. Witcher the Service Member Patriot Award during a ceremony held aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., Sept. 16.

63rd RSC hosts 4th annual Gold Star Family Day
September 28, 2016
Soldiers from the 63rd Regional Support Command give standing applause to Gold Star Mothers (from left to right) Beverly Balsley, Dianne Layfield and Deloris Kesterson, in honor of their sacrifices during the 63rd RSC’s 4th annual Gold Star Family Day event, Sept. 24, Armed Forces Reserve Center, Mountain View, Calif. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Alun Thomas)

Gold Star mother shares memories of fallen son
September 27, 2016
Beverly Balsley stands next to a display of her son Spc. Michael Balsley, who was killed instantly by an improvised explosive device on Jan. 25, 2007, while on patrol near Baghdad, as he served with the 2nd Infantry Division as a cavalry scout. Beverly talked about her son at a Gold Star Family Day event hosted by the 63rd Regional Support Command, Sept. 24, Armed Forces Reserve Center, Mountain View, Calif. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Capt. Alun Thomas)