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Archive: April, 2017

Vigilant Guard: MPs prepare to support relief missions on U.S. soil
April 4, 2017
The 317th Military Police Battalion from Tampa, Fla., participate in the Defense Support of Civilian Authority (DSCA) training exercise ‘Vigilant Guard’ from March 27 to April 2, 2017 at Fort Stewart, Ga. Capt. Winston Holyan and 1st Lt. Tony David Garcia with the 266th Military Police Battalion in the New Mexico National Guard receive tips on executing a Defense Support of Civil Authority (DSCA) training exercise. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Elizabeth Taylor)

Social media misconduct won't be tolerated, Army leader says
April 4, 2017
Washington, D.C. - Harassment, bullying, hazing, stalking, discrimination, retaliation and any type of misconduct that undermines dignity and respect - including that done online on social media platforms - will not be tolerated by the Army, said Maj. Gen. Jason Evans, director of Military Personnel Management, Army G-1, during a March 22, 2017 hearing on Capitol Hill.

The Gist of Military Geospatial
April 3, 2017
Meet Spc. McTimmonds! Spc. Tara M. McTimmonds, a geospatial engineer with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 301st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, identifies a location on a map of Yakima Training Center (YTC), at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, February 12, 2017. Geospatial engineers produce the maps that will support the commander’s next mission, and are a vital component of the Army, Army Reserve, and Total Force (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Sean Harding/Released).

USO proud and Army Reserve strong
April 3, 2017
Heaven Howes, duty manager at the United Services Organization center at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, sits in front of the United Services Organization T-wall located at Camp Arifjan. Howes says she hopes her knowledge of the military allows her to better support the troops at Camp Arifjan, and her life lessons have helped her better understand how to engage all that come visit the USO center.(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Marty Borton)

Signal Soldiers announce Best Warrior Winners
April 3, 2017
Command Sgt. Major Ronnie Farmer, command sergeant major for the 335th Signal Command (Theater), presents the Army Commendation Medal to Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Erick Guzman, information technology staff noncommissioned officer, assigned to the 820th Signal Company, 98th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 335th SC (T), during an awards ceremony at the command’s 2017 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Huachuca, Arizona March 31.  After five-days of demanding physical and mental challenges Guzman was named the command’s Best Warrior for the noncommissioned officer ranks, and will go on to represent the command at the U.S. Army Reserve Command’s Best Warrior Competition later this year.  (Official U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)

‘Diehard’ battalion hosts Women’s History Month observance
April 3, 2017
CAMP HOVEY, South Korea – Lt. Col. Scott Miller (left), the commander of the 1st Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Maj. Lisa Jaster (center), the third woman to graduate from the U.S. Army Ranger School, and Command Sgt. Maj. Toby Kammer (right), the senior enlisted leader of the 1st En. Bn., 1st ABCT, cut a celebratory cake during a Women’s History Month observance at the Camp Hovey physical fitness center, Camp Hovey, South Korea, March 30. During the observance, Jaster shared her experiences of being in the Army as a female Soldier. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Dasol Choi, 1st ABCT, 1st Inf. Div. Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Reserve Engineers Try, Succeed in Belize
April 3, 2017
Spc. Jose Santiago with the 471st Engineer Company (Vertical), 448th Eng. Battalion, an Army Reserve unit based out of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, cuts through a 4x4 support beam that will be used to shore up decks surrounding the bathrooms and showers at Price Barracks, Belize, March 20, 2017. Soldiers from the 471st spent 20 days building the living and operations areas for personnel supporting Beyond the Horizon 2017, a partnership exercise between U.S. Army South and the Belize government that will consist of various medical events and construction projects throughout Belize.

Family: An Essential Part of Soldier Readiness
April 3, 2017
BELL, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2016) – Army Reserve Soldiers from the 376th Human Resources Company were honored by friends, family and fellow Soldiers during their farewell ceremony for their upcoming deployment to Kuwait. (US Army Photo by Cpl. Timothy Yao, 311th ESC Public Affairs)

Not your average officer, specialized Soldiers wear the warrant
April 3, 2017
U.S. Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer 3 Brian Pavlik, 1-214th General Support Aviation Battalion, Bravo Company, keeps a watchful eye during a flyover near Mount Rainier, Wash., onboard a CH-47 Chinook, July 22, 2016.  The 1-214th GSAB, has a unique mission which involves working with the Washington National Park  and provides support for search and rescue missions as well as fire rescue missions in the area.  (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Marisol Walker/Released)