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  • Reserve MI Battalion Conducts Training Exercise

    May 19, 2011

    The 203rd Military Intelligence Battalion (MI BN), Military Intelligence Readiness Command, recently conducted a Combined Joint Captured Materiel Exploitation Center (CJCMEC) training exercise at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to bring intelligence personnel together to learn skills necessary for the exploitation...gathering and analysis...of foreign materiel from a battlefield.

  • Hawaii Reserve Soldiers leave their mark on Golden Mariner

    May 17, 2011

    When civilian workers went on strike due to a labor dispute, Hawaii-based U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers of the 302nd Transportation Terminal Battalion, 9th Mission Support Command, took the lead at Exercise Golden Mariner, here, April 1-May 6.

  • Fort Gillem general welcomes Soldiers home

    May 13, 2011

    Solders from the 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) Detachment 25 participated in an April 28 Welcome Home Warrior (WHW) ceremony at Camp Shelby, Miss. The detachment had just concluded a year-long tour in Kuwait and held the ceremony as part of their week-long demobilization process.

  • Army Reservists provide invaluable support to Operation Arctic Care

    May 12, 2011

    A small team of six U.S. Army Reservists with the 9th Mission Support Command's 297th Engineer Company was tasked with a large mission in support of Operation Arctic Care 2011 - to provide the only mode of transportation to remote villages in the Tok sub-region of Alaska.

  • Chief of the Army Reserve visits 9th MSC Soldiers and families in Alaska

    May 12, 2011

    The Chief of the Army Reserve, joined by his wife, met with local Army Reservists and family members of the 9th Mission Support Command at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, here, April 30-May 1.

  • Army Reserve, Guard, Fort Jackson work together with other services to help military families

    May 12, 2011

    On May 10, several real military wives gathered at the coastal base along with members of all branches of the military and nearly a dozen outside agencies to talk about taking care of military families. Army, Air Force and Marine Reserve and Guard components joined their active-duty counterparts during the quarterly South Carolina Inter-Service Family Assistance Committee to talk about issues and concerns about all servicemembers who call the Palmetto State home - temporarily or permanently.

  • Army Reserve's 81st RSC outreach team educates families about youth resources

    May 10, 2011

    The 81st Regional Support Command's Child, Youth & School Services team participated in its first Month of the Military Child Fun Fair recently here.

  • 'Coyote' leads MRAP familiarization and driver course training

    May 9, 2011

  • Aviation Force Flies Into Future

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- Despite challenges of an aging aviation fleet and the demands of two wars, aviation programs will remain a key component of the Army's focus to win on the battlefield, said one of the Army's leading generals.

  • Army selects site for new Reserve Center in Danbury, Conn.

    May 5, 2011

    The 99th Regional Support Command (RSC) Environmental Division has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI) from an Environmental Assessment it performed to examine the potential environmental impact of building an Armed Forces Reserve Center (AFRC) in Danbury, Conn., on April 29, 2011.

  • Tornado causes major damage to 81st RSC property

    May 4, 2011

    Tornado damages AMSA 154 building in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

  • Military recognizes role of spouses

    May 3, 2011

    Today is being set aside to recognize the wives and husbands of more than one million active-duty servicemembers, Guardsmen and Reservists.

  • Top Army civilians meet to discuss civilian role in Profession of Arms Campaign

    May 2, 2011

    More than 30 of the most senior career Army Civilians met April 15, 2011, at Fort Belvoir, Va., to discuss the Army Civilian Corps' role in the ongoing Army Profession of Arms campaign.

  • Keeping community informed

    Apr 29, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Mark MacCarley, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve, First Army, speaks to members of the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta April 19. MacCarley spoke to the group about First Army's mission of training and deploying Reserve and National Guard Soldiers for missions in Afghanistan, Iraq, Kosovo, Egypt, Guantanamo Bay, Horn of Africa and Haiti, and the status of the relocation of its headquarters from Fort Gillem to Rock Island, Ill., this summer as a result of the 2005 BRAC Act.

  • 81st RSC battles Mother Nature to continue base operations mission

    Apr 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. - As tornadoes and extreme weather destroyed communities and uprooted lives across the South early Thursday morning, the hum of an abnormal activity filled the 81st Regional Support Command's headquarters building here as small teams began receiving reports from the field.

  • Senate Military Family Caucus recognizes Month of the Military Child

    Apr 27, 2011

    The Senate Military Family Caucus co-chairs, Senator Barbara Boxer and Senator Richard Burr, signed a letter recognizing April as Month of the Military Child. In the letter, the two senators thank the children of U.S servicemembers for their "strength, courage and optimism."

  • 9th MSC announces Best Warriors of the Pacific

    Apr 25, 2011

    The U.S. Army Reserve's 9th Mission Support Command announced the winners of the 2011 Army Reserve-Pacific Best Warrior Competition in an awards ceremony here, today. Sgt. Gerald Manansala, an interior electrician for the 797th Engineer Company in Barrigada, Guam, and Spc. Jessica Storch, a medic with the 1984th U.S. Army Hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska, were announced the 9th MSC's "best warriors," earning the titles of noncommissioned officer and Soldier of the year, respectively.

  • Fifty-seven U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers reaffirm commitment to serve in nation's capital

    Apr 25, 2011

  • 3 Army Reserve Installations Selected as Net Zero Pilot Installations

    Apr 25, 2011

  • Army Reserve-Pacific kicks off Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 22, 2011

    Nine of the top U.S. Army Reservists from across the Pacific gathered to compete in the 9th Mission Support Command's regional Best Warrior Competition, which kicked April 20.

  • Army Maintenance Support Activity host first blood drive

    Apr 22, 2011

    Army Maintenance Support Activity 110(G) in New Castle, Pa, partnered with the local chapter of the American Red Cross to host its first blood drive April 14.

  • Armed Forces Reserve Center dedicated

    Apr 21, 2011

    FORT SILL, OKla.-- Fort Sill, Oklahoma Army Reserve and National Guard, and state leaders dedicated the Fort Sill Armed Forces Reserve Center here Friday, consolidating the battle assembly sites of 13 Reserve and Guard units.

  • MIRC Soldiers compete in All-Army Championship

    Apr 21, 2011

    Five Soldiers with the Military Intelligence Readiness Command recently competed in the 2011 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship, also known as All Army. They are: Sgt. Eric Nystrom, Staff Sgt. Joseph Weston, and Capt. Kevin Halleran, Charlie Company, 377th Military Intelligence Battalion, Staff Sgt. Jesse Frigo, with the 325th Military Intelligence Battalion, and 2nd Lt. David Walker, with the 208th Regional Support Group.

  • 'Ole Miss' ROTC Hall of Fame honors Army Reserve general

    Apr 21, 2011

    The Commanding General of the Army Reserve's 99th Regional Support Command was inducted into the University of Mississippi's Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps Hall of Fame April 8.

  • Army Reserve, Merchant Marine Academy re-affirm partnership during Career Night

    Apr 21, 2011

    Army Reserve, Merchant Marine Academy re-affirm partnership during Career Night Story by - Mr. Shawn Morris, 99th Regional Support Command Public Affairs Office Several senior leaders from the Army Reserve offered career information and opportunities to hundreds of midshipmen at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y.

  • Happy Birthday To The Army Reserves

    Apr 20, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--There wasn't a whole lot of age spread between them. But Reserve Master Sgt. Mark Chaplin and Sgt. Jack Bynum were more than happy to represent the oldest and youngest Soldiers at Friday's cake-cutting ceremony for the Army Reserve's 103rd birthday.

  • Supplying excellence, sustaining the force

    Apr 20, 2011

    Regardless of where they're fighting, operating or training, Soldiers require supplies to accomplish their mission. The Supply Excellence Award recognizes those who keep the Army moving by providing superior supply operations for the active Army, National Guard and Reserve components. The SEA program started in 1986 to highlight the critical role sustainers play in supporting the warfighter. The purpose is to increase the logistical readiness of all Army units; enforce the Command Supply Discipline Program; encourage the use of available resources; and provide a structure for recognition of group and individual initiatives.

  • 'Green' buildings at Fort Bragg contribute to Army triple bottom line

    Apr 15, 2011

    In a time of declining defense budgets, "going green" makes economic sense, the U.S. Army Reserve Command's top civilian told business leaders March 30. The Army, along with the rest of the federal government, has embraced sustainability. Each new building the Army constructs over the next five years will be certified by the U.S. Green Building Council for leadership in energy and environmental design.

  • Army Reserve, Merchant Marine Academy conduct joint training

    Apr 14, 2011

  • Citizen-Soldiers compete in 335th Signal Command (Theater) Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 14, 2011

  • 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade return to US soil

    Apr 14, 2011

  • MIRC Conducts 2011 Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 11, 2011

    The Military Intelligence Readiness Command recently conducted the 2011 Best Warrior Competition to select a Soldier and an NCO to compete at the US Army Reserve Command Best Warrior Competition. The week-long event tested Soldiers' , skills, Warrior Tasks, and fitness. Spc. Mitchel Dolan, HHC, 378th MI BN, earned the title of 2011 MIRC Best Warrior Soldier and Sgt. Matthew Bledsoe, Det. 6, 3100 SIG, earned the title of 2011 MIRC Best Warrior NCO.

  • Williams Family Keeps Military Tradition

    Apr 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The past seven years have been unusual for the Jonathan Williams family. This is the longest they've lived in the same place without moving. During his more than 20 years in the Army, they would move every two or three years.

  • Army Reserve Chaplain Detachment ready to deploy

    Apr 7, 2011

    Friends, families and fellow Soldiers gathered, here, Sunday, to honor the U.S. Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command's 124th Chaplain Detachment in a small, intimate deployment ceremony.

  • 'Dauntless' holds competition for the best

    Apr 5, 2011

  • Reservists, veterans recreate historic WWII scene

    Apr 4, 2011

    Sixty-eight years has passed since the day when thousands of Japanese-American volunteers in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team gathered at Iolani Palace, Hawaii, before being shipped off to World War II.

  • Military children: strength of our future

    Apr 1, 2011

    Throughout April, which has been designated as month of the military child, Army garrisons world-wide will honor the children of servicemembers through a variety of ceremonies and special events.

  • MV Virginian helps with Responsible Drawdown of Iraq

    Mar 30, 2011

    The MV Virginian made port at the Kuwait Naval Base on March 19, 2011. The Virginian seems like just another shipping vessel that docks here on a daily basis, however, the role it plays in U.S. military operations in this region is huge.

  • General awarded second star

    Mar 25, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Miller (left), First Army commanding general, promotes Mark MacCarley to major general March 17 during a private ceremony held at First Army Headquarters, Fort Gillem. MacCarley, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve, First Army, assumed his position Sept. 15, 2010. MacCarley is responsible for assisting Miller with the training, readiness and mobilization of all Reserve and National Guard units across the U.S. and two U.S. territories. MacCarley is also the commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve Support Command at First Army.

  • Training for Operation New Dawn

    Mar 24, 2011

    The Soldiers with the 373rd Military Intelligence Battalion participated in 3 weeks of traiing at Regional Training Center - West, Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. The final days were convoy lanes training. In this particular scenario, a convoy experiences a simulated IED attack and one vehicle is damaged. The Soldiers in vehicle "Red 5" assist the vehicle with a tow while experiencing simulated indirect and sniper fire. All the Soldiers used their training to get through the convoy lane and return to the FOB safely.

  • Army leaders to focus on efforts to sustain Reserve Components as part of Total Army Force, cooperat

    Mar 24, 2011

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. (March 24, 2011) - More than 200 senior Army leaders, commanders and their staff members from at least 30 states and territories will meet soon at Camp Robinson, near Little Rock, Ark., to discuss Army readiness priorities, involving the Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve forces. Their focus, "Sustaining the Reserve Components as part of the Total Force"," will detail discussions about the latest lessons learned and best practices to prepare units, Soldiers and their Families for war-time deployments; share how to better reset units upon their return; and preview innovative planning methods to provide these forces more stable, predictable deployment cycles in the future.

  • Chaplain Assistant Mentorship Program enhances personal, professional development

    Mar 24, 2011

  • 99th RSC honors the father of the 'Baby Ruth'

    Mar 23, 2011

  • Training for Operation New Dawn

    Mar 22, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to the 373rd Military Intelligence Battalion, Military Intelligence Readiness Command, stack and prepare to storm a building in search of the local bomb maker during pre-deployment training at Regional Training Center-West (RTC-W), Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Feb. 20, 2011. The 373rd was at RTC-W in preparation for deployment in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • Training for Operation New Dawn

    Mar 22, 2011

    U. S. Army Reserve Soldier Spc. Casey Rowland, a Human Intelligence Collector with the 373rd Military Intelligence Battalion, Military Intelligence Readiness Command, offers guidance to the gunner of the vehicle "Red 5" during convoy lanes training at Regional Training Center-West (RTC-W), Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Feb. 19, 2011. The 373rd was at RTC-W in preparation for deployment in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • MIRC Hosts Level II Anti-Terrorism Workshop

    Mar 22, 2011

    The Provost Marshal's Office with the Military Intelligence Readiness Command recently hosted a Level II Anti-Terrorism workshop for Soldiers and civilians who are identified as their unit's Level II Anti-Terrorism Officer. The week-long course included classes on Physical Security, Prepare a Local Threat Assessment, and Implementing Random AT Measures.

  • Connecting the Belvoir community: Local public affairs reps discuss opportunities, challenges.

    Mar 22, 2011

    On March 17, 40 public affairs representatives from throughout the Belvoir community met at Barden Education Center on Fort Belvoir to meet their fellow colleagues and gain a better understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing their community. Belvoir's Public Affairs Office organized the Belvoir PAO Summit, as the inaugural event to gather public affairs representatives.

  • The 27th Annual Army Family Action Plan Conference identifies 16 new quality-of-life issues

    Mar 22, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Earlier this month, I discussed the progress we made resolving 17 of 40 quality-of-life issues at the AFAP General Officer Steering Committee held in February.

  • 99th RSC 'Women of Honor' highlights Army Civilian Annette Kalbach

    Mar 21, 2011

    Since the formation of the Women's Army Corps in the 1940s, women have faced many challenges and contributed greatly to the U.S. Army through their accomplishments.

  • 99th RSC 'Women of Honor' highlights Master Sgt. Trenest Abrams

    Mar 15, 2011

    Since the formation of the Women's Army Corps in the 1940s, women have faced many challenges and contributed greatly to the U.S. Army through their accomplishments.

  • Army vice chief of staff visits Fort Bragg

    Mar 11, 2011

    The Fort Bragg community played host to the Army's second highest-ranking general March 3. Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, who became the 32nd vice chief of staff Aug. 4, 2008, visited the XVIII Airborne Corps leadership, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command and the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Joint Tactical Radio System's Handheld, Manpack, & Small Form Fit Excursion.

  • 364th ESC Soldiers Train to Sustain

    Mar 9, 2011

    The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, a U.S. Army Reserve unit form Seattle, held its first joint operations center exercise (JOCEX), Feb. 28-March 4.

  • Reserve NCO earns reputation as one of the best

    Mar 9, 2011

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, PA. -An Army Reserve noncommissioned officer (NCO) received the latest 2011 Warfighter of the Quarter Award for work performed while deployed to Iraq.

  • Fighting to Become the Army Reserve's Best Warrior

    Mar 8, 2011

    The Army Reserve's 96th Sustainment Brigade held its Best Warrior competition at Fort Douglas and Camp Williams, Utah, March 4-6.

  • Soldier Pushes Through Challenges of Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 8, 2011

    The 96th Sustainment Brigade invited strong-willed Army Reserve soldier Pfc. Jared Campbell to the Best Warrior competition through a series of recommendations and company-wide challenges.

  • Man's best friend helps Soldiers cope with experiences

    Mar 7, 2011

  • MILTECH program offers job opportunities to veterans

    Mar 7, 2011

  • Reintegration takes teamwork, communication

    Mar 7, 2011

  • 99th RSC Honors an 'Exceptional' Civilian

    Mar 7, 2011

  • Army's vice chief checks BRAC construction at Bragg

    Mar 3, 2011

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli visited the future home of the headquarters elements of U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., today, for an up close and personal view of the 631,000-square-foot facility slated for completion June 21.

  • Oath of reenlistment

    Mar 1, 2011

  • Army Reserve Gears Up For Mass Attack

    Feb 22, 2011

    Army Reserve Soldiers flooded into the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center to participate in the mass decontamination and casualty exercise known as Vibrant Response. The two-week simulated training exercise, that commenced July 12, was designed to train responders in dealing with the after-effects of a dirty bomb, and the hysteria that an event may trigger.

  • Wildcats prepare for GFEBS inauguration

    Feb 15, 2011

    The 81st Regional Support Command perepares to implement GFEBS

  • Army Reserve bandsman named one of military's 2010 top musicians

    Feb 14, 2011

    More than 25 years after picking up his first drumsticks Staff Sgt. Chad J. Alward received the inaugural 2010 Col. Finley Hamilton Outstanding Military Musician Award during a Feb. 13 ceremony at the 81st Regional Support Command headquarters, here.

  • Army Reserve Gears Up For Mass Attack

    Feb 13, 2011

    Army Reserve Soldiers flooded into the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center to participate in the mass decontamination and casualty exercise known as Vibrant Response. The two-week simulated training exercise, that commenced July 12, was designed to train responders in dealing with the after-effects of a dirty bomb, and the hysteria that an event may trigger.

  • Army Reserve Medical Command's First Pathfinder Paints Way for Fellow Medical Soldiers

    Feb 13, 2011

    For the first time in its five year history, the Army Reserve Medical Command (AR-MEDCOM) had one of its Soldiers graduate from Army Pathfinder School.

  • Army Reserve chaplain highlights Soldiers' sacrifices in new Civil War novel

    Feb 11, 2011

  • McPherson Tax Center opens one last time despite budget cuts

    Feb 11, 2011

    Despite budget constraints and lack of funding, the Fort McPherson Tax Center (Bldg. 52) opened its doors Feb. 1 to applause. The applause and gratitude was for the free tax preparation the center offers active duty servicemembers, Reservists and National Guardsmen on active duty status, military retirees and their Families. Last year, the center's staff saved this section of the community an estimated $400,000, said Col. Deborah Grays, U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) commander.

  • 99th RSC honors civilian employees

    Feb 11, 2011

  • Reserve team begins new chapter at Fort Benning, Ga.

    Feb 8, 2011

  • President's new initiative mirrors Army Reserve's commitment to military

    Feb 8, 2011

    When President Barack Obama announced a new plan this Jan. 24 to increase support to service members and their families, he echoed the covenant that has existed for years between the Army Reserve and its Citizen-Soldiers.

  • Strong Bonds family retreat teaches communication, values

    Feb 8, 2011

    The chaplain's office of 99th Regional Support Command hosted a Strong Bonds family enrichment retreat in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Jan. 28-30.

  • Fort Gillem Reservists open new building

    Feb 7, 2011

    While BRAC is closing most buildings on Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem, in one instance, it has led to an expansion. On Jan. 20, staff members at the Southeastern Army Reserve Intelligence Support Center (SEARISC), Bldg. 839, on Fort Gillem hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open a new annex to their building.

  • FORSCOM's top enlisted Soldier visits Bragg to review future living and working conditions

    Feb 4, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald T. Riling, the top enlisted Soldier for U.S. Army Forces Command, spent three days meeting with Soldiers and checking on the progress of construction projects in preparation for FORSCOM's move here later this year.

  • New Army Reserve CYSS team assists families with valuable resources

    Feb 2, 2011

    Ensuring the Army Reserve families' youngest members are not forgotten is the mission of the 81ST Regional Support Command's Child, Youth and School Services team here.

  • Wildcat Reserve team assists Soldiers in need of assistance

    Feb 2, 2011

  • 81st SRP team gets a new(er) place to live

    Feb 2, 2011

    The 81st RSC team now has a new place to hang their hat.

  • Family, Friends Wish Finance Soldiers Farewell

    Jan 27, 2011

    More than 50 soldiers assigned to the 395th Financial Management Company mobilized for overseas service in a ceremony at Fort Douglas, Utah, Jan. 9.

  • Wildcat team completes mission for first IRR muster in 2011

    Jan 26, 2011

    As the room quickly filled with more than 110 Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers, a small army of non-commissioned officers went into action taking care of Soldiers. After weeks of preparation, the 81st Regional Support Command's Soldiers Readiness Processing team conducted the first muster for 2011 here. Their mission was to support the Army's Human Resources Command to update the readiness of IRR Soldiers.

  • Commander, US Army Reserve visits 651st RSG in Kuwait

    Jan 25, 2011

  • New Reserve initiative helps youth understand about deployments, Army life

    Jan 25, 2011

    Take caring of the Army Reserve family has always been a priority for senior leadership, but taking that care to the next level is the focus of a new initiative for the 81st Regional Support Command, based at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Lieutenant Colonel command board held at 81st RSC

    Jan 19, 2011

  • Promotion boards branch grateful for assistance

    Jan 19, 2011

  • Lt. Col. Michael E. Lonigro, outgoing SWIOC Commander, recieves MSM

    Jan 13, 2011

    Col. John M. Diaz, commander, United States Army Reserve Information Operations Command, pins the Army's Meritorious Service Medal onto Lt. Col. Michael E. Lonigro, for outstanding performance as the commander, Southwest Information Operations Center. Under Lt. Col Lonigro's tenure, he rapidly transitioned his Soldiers into an operational force by providing a continuum of service to the active Army and Joint organizations; the unit deployed the Army Reserve's largest Regional Computer Emergency Response Team to Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom, as well as an augmentation to the US Special Operations Command and the Joint Communications Support Element. The ceremony was held in the Blesse Auditorium on Fort Sam Houston, Texas on Jan. 9, 2011.

  • Wildcat YRRP event relies on volunteers, support staff to keep workshop a success

    Jan 12, 2011

    Plane tickets, travel orders and navigating one of the busiest airports in Florida to find the right transportation bus are just some of the obstacles for Soldiers and families attending one of the monthly Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program workshops here.

  • 100th Army Reserve Band opens Kentucky's 2011 Senate session

    Jan 12, 2011

    Kentucky's top lawmakers rang in the new year with the 100th Army Reserve Band during the second annual performance of patriotic songs on Jan. 4. Chief Warrant Officer Larry Barton led the Army Reserve band for the 2011 opening session of the Kentucky State Senate at the state Capitol here.

  • Reserve team keeps force moving forward

    Jan 4, 2011

    Supporting dozens of Army Reserve units and ensuring hundreds of vehicles are ready to roll at a moment's notice is the job of a small group of military technicians here.

  • Military History Detachment Receives Awards

    Dec 22, 2010

    The 305th Military History Detachment is pre-sented with the Meritorious Unit Citation and Reserve Officer As-sociation Outstanding U.S. Army Reserve Small Unit Award dur-ing Family Day here Dec. 18. The 305th MHD is a subordinate unit of the 316th ESC which has deployed to multiple combat zones. The 305th MHD also received the Reserve Officer Association Outstanding U.S. Army Reserve Small Unit Award to recognize for their outstanding service throughout the years. The unit is also recognized for their deployment to Afghanistan from 2006 thru 2008 for producing the first historical documentation of Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2009 and 2010 the 305th MHD was asked by the White House history association to produce historical docu-ments about the White House Transportation Agency. Military history detachments are small units within the Army Reserve

  • 'Tis the season: Soldiers, Families celebrate together

    Dec 22, 2010

    Soldiers of the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command gather with Family at the T/Sgt. Vernon T. McGarity United States Army Reserve Cen-ter Dec. 18 for a holiday celebration. Ac-tivities were provided for children, and Soldiers and Family members enjoyed a luncheon after the unit's awards presenta-tions. Soldiers were recognized for out-standing performance during their re-quired two-week annual training held this year at Fort McCoy, Wis.

  • Local Army Reserve Soldiers Send Christmas Wishes to veterans

    Dec 22, 2010

    Local Army Reserve Soldiers from the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command took time to spread holiday cheer to those who had served before them. Soldiers visited H.J. Heinz III Veterans Administration Pro-gressive Care Center, handing out gift bags, Christmas cards made by local elementary students, t-shirts and hats to local veterans Dec. 16. This is the seventh year in a row that Army Reserve Soldiers have visited local VA facilities.

  • 208th Army Reserve Band spread holiday cheer

    Dec 20, 2010

    A story about the 208th Army Reserve band performing their annual Christmas concert in Newberry, S.C.

  • Reserve IG team assists Soldiers, commanders to foster better force

    Dec 20, 2010

    For some, being the eyes and ears of any commander might be a difficult task. Although supporting more than 49,000 Soldiers, their families and a large civilian workforce may seem nearly impossible, the 81st RSC's inspector general section handles the task with confidence.

  • NFL Players Support Army Reserve Soldiers

    Dec 18, 2010

    NFL players from the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles support their local Army Reserve Soldiers and those overseas by participating in the Pros vs. G.I. Joes program. The players competed with the military personnel attending, while deployed Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan participated via satellite.

  • Local Army Reserve Soldiers complete combatives training

    Dec 18, 2010

    Sgt. Aaron Magro, drill sergeant, 2/ 414th Inf. Regt., Salt Lake City, instructs Soldiers of the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command for level one combative training held at the 316th ESC Headquarters Dec. 13 through Dec. 17.

  • Reserve, Guard Soldiers learn life lessons from Fort Jackson drill sergeants

    Dec 16, 2010

    As basic training drill sergeants get a much needed holiday break from the rigors of shaping young men and women into warriors, two reserve-component Soldiers headed home to share a little more than gifts and festive foods with family.

  • Knightdale, N.C. residents will soon have new neighbors

    Dec 13, 2010

    Hundreds of Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 518th Sustainment Brigade, 143rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, will have a new place to hang their beret after construction is completed on a new facility near Raleigh, N.C.

  • Time to get back to basics

    Dec 13, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Schultz (left), U.S. Army Reserve Command command sergeant major, addresses personnel from First Army, Army Professional Management Command and the 3rd Medical Deployment Support Command after a town hall meeting at Fort Gillem Monday.

  • Operation Toy Drop brings thousands of toys to children in need

    Dec 12, 2010

    Over 5,000 toys were donated Dec. 10 and 11 by Soldiers stationed throughout Fort Bragg, N.C. The toys will be distributed throughout the region over the coming weeks to families and children in need of a little assistance this holiday season

  • South Carolina Gold Star Families gather for holiday celebration

    Dec 11, 2010

    Instead of exchanging gifts, several dozen family members at the second annual Survivor Outreach Services holiday gathering shared memories of their beloved Soldiers who have died.

  • AFAP aims to improve quality of life for all

    Dec 3, 2010

    Soldiers, family members, retirees and Civilian employees dropped their titles and ranks to become agents of change during the Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) conference on Fort McPherson Nov. 30 through Dec. 2.