Archive: 2017

If you stay ready, you won’t have to get ready
February 24, 2017
1st Sgt. Tomeka Johnson, senior enlisted leader of the 200th Military Police Command Headquarters Company, lifts weights over her head during the final step of the Military Police High Physical Demand Testing Analysis, which requires soldiers to wear approximately 80 pounds of protective equipment. The drill was part of a command sergeants majors and senior enlisted leaders forum hosted by the 200th Military Police Command in Los Alamitos, Calif., Feb 15-18, to discuss proactive personnel management of Soldiers in the U.S. Army Reserve.

“Rise Above”: The New Army Reserve Aviation
February 24, 2017
Aircrew members from the Army Reserve Aviation Command conduct pre-flight and maintenance checks on a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter, Aug. 30. (Photos by Fort Knox Visual Information)

ARMEDCOM unit prepared to deliver vital medical capabilities
February 22, 2017
Capt. Dennis Consolver and Sgt. 1st Class John Cunningham, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with Army Reserve Medical Command’s 7227th Medical Support Unit, discuss a religious scenario with observer coach/trainers Lt. Col. Jose Nunez and Capt. Cecil Edwards.  The exercise inject will be used to test the 7227th commander’s response to his Soldier’s religious needs.  The scenarios placed on Soldiers within the 7227th are training and validation injects in preparation for the unit’s upcoming mobilization in support of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Deployed Warrior Medical Management Center.  Soldiers assigned to the 7227th MSU, out of Columbia, Missouri, have been working alongside 1st Army Division West’s observer coach/trainers with 4th Battalion (Medical), 393rd Infantry Regiment in North Fort Hood for three weeks in preparation for their upcoming mission.

HRC expands Call to Active Duty
February 22, 2017
Captain Ricardo Romo, First Lieutenant Daniel Hernandez, and Second Lieutenant Andrés Morales wearing dress blues standing together outside during the day.

Military equipment helping injured Soldiers get back into the fight
February 21, 2017
Salvage diver Sgt. Christopher Miller with the 511th Engineer Dive Detachment with the assistance of Commander Cpt. William Guinther, 511th EDD, gives an intravenous injection to salvage diver Spc. John Egizii, from the 511th EDD out of Fort Eustis, Va., while inside of a Standard Navy Double Lock Recompression Chamber System, Kuwait Naval Base, Kuwait, Feb. 13, 2017. The training is to give 511th soldiers hands on training in equipment operation, Soldier advancement and to help a Soldier with an injury sustained during a previous training exercise.

February 21, 2017
Spc. Brian Ramirez, (left), and Spc. Jose Perez, (right), both mortuary affairs specialists with the 246th Quartermaster Company (Mortuary Affairs), an U.S. Army Reserve unit based out of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, drapes an American Flag over a transfer case in Erbil, Iraq on February 3, 2017.

Childress, Sonntag rise to the top to win 2017 DSC Best Warrior
February 21, 2017
The 2107 Best Warrior completion winners  SPC Christopher Childress (2nd from left) and  SGT Brian Sonntag (3nd from right) show off their Best Warrior trophies with CSM Stevens (left)  CSM Zimmerman (Center), CSM Soto (2nd from right and CSM Anrus-Sam.

9th MSC Hosts Commanders Conference
February 21, 2017
Gen. Robert B. Brown, Commanding General, U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) discusses the importance of readiness and integrating the 'Total Army' concept among all troops.

Army Reserve Soldiers, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department build relationships during joint exercise
February 20, 2017
Capt. Jeff Suarez, the Air Rescue Bureau Manager with the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department (MDFR), begins the decontamination process at the Port of Miami during a joint hazard material exercise with the Army Reserve’s 329th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Company (Reconnaissance and Surveillance) on Feb. 18, 2017 in Miami, Fla.

Army Reserve leader inducted into N.J. high school hall of fame
February 17, 2017
Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command, left, is inducted into the Allentown High School Hall of Fame Feb. 17 during a ceremony at the school. Kok was nominated for the school’s hall of fame by his former football and cross-country coach, Doug Hunt, right, who taught at Allentown High School for 39 years.