Archive: February, 2017

Soldiers from the 77th Sustainment Brigade compete to become the brigade’s “Best Warrior”
February 27, 2017
Soldiers from the 77th Sustainment Brigade practice casualty evacuation at the brigade level Best Warrior Competition Feb. 3, 2017.

Military Funeral Honors demonstrates units ready to serve
February 27, 2017
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, Staff Sgt. Ariel DeLeon, left, and Sgt. 1st Class Laverne Cohill, all with the 412th Theater Engineer Command, Staff Sgt. Gregory P. Fancy II, 365th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion (CSSB), 321st Sustainment Brigade, 143rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, Sgt. Brandon Shaw, Pfc. Jessie Sandifer, Staff Sgt. Christian Hughes and Sgt. Abe Aste, all with the 412th Theater Engineer Command, practice their roles as a Military Funeral Honors rifle salute team at the Command headquarters in Vicksburg, Miss., Jan. 20, 2017.

The lessons squirrels teach
February 26, 2017
Sgt. 1st Class Andy Yoshimura, training non-commissioned officer for the 326th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, walks without a battle buddy outside the U.S. Army Reserve Center in Reading, Pa., Feb. 26, 2017.

Soldiers deploy in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel
February 24, 2017
Soldiers assigned to the 207th Engineer Company, Kentucky Army National Guard and the 215th Engineer Company, U.S. Army Reserve are weighed, manifested and processed prior to boarding an aircraft at the Silas L. Copeland Arrival/Departure Airfield Control Group here Feb. 2, 2017 for a deployment in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Operation Cold Steel begins in March at Fort McCoy
February 24, 2017
Staff Sgt. Travis Vantine, an Army Reserve soldier with a unit affiliated with the 86th Training Division of Milwaukee, Wis., inspects the mounted weapon of Pfc. Eddie Cordero with the 306th Vertical Engineer Company of Farmingdale, N.Y., during training at Fort McCoy on July 13, 2016. During Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy in March and April 2017, Soldiers will complete similar training.

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.