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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.

  • Army Reserve seeks to expand cooperation plans

    May 17, 2011

    The after-action reports still are works in progress after a successful MEDREACH 11 medical humanitarian assistance exercise that wrapped up here May 13, 2011, but the Army Reserve already is exploring ways to expand its participation in theater security cooperation engagements in Africa and elsewhere.

  • Soldier Show lured Operation Rising Star winner to U.S. Army

    May 17, 2011

    Operation Rising Star champion Melissa Gomez participated in the Family and MWR Command's musical competitions as both as Soldier, and later as a spouse.

  • General Chiarelli, Sergeant Major of the Army Chandler Honored 99 Logistics Units In May 12 Ceremony

    May 16, 2011

    Ninety-nine logistics units from throughout the Army were honored last week at the Army's 2011 Combined Logistics Excellence Awards (CLEA) in Richmond, Virginia.

  • Retiring 5AR BDE trainer compares 'Nam-era' training to today

    May 16, 2011

    Soldier who served in Vietnam is retiring after 42 years.

  • Army, VA muster Soldiers for readiness in D.C. area

    May 14, 2011

    About 300 Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers, as part of their eight-year military service obligation, were ordered to attend a readiness muster May 14, 2011.

  • Signaleers find solidarity in 311th Best Warrior competition

    May 13, 2011

    Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from the 311th Signal Command (Theater) found solidarity with one another during the 2001 311th Best Warrior competition in Hawaii. Competitors traveled from throughout the Pacific only to find common ground with one another during the week of challenges.

  • 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 working to streamline disability evaluation system

    May 13, 2011

    Army leaders told lawmakers Wednesday the service is revamping its disability evaluation system because the current process is inefficient.

  • 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.

  • Reserve 2-star reflects upon retirement from Accessions Command

    May 12, 2011

    MG Steve Abt juggled his career as an Army Reserve officer and Colorado State engineering professor and dean from Vietnam to 2011.

  • Soldiers try new PT test at Benning

    May 12, 2011

    The Army's new physical fitness test was administered to a group of Fort Benning Soldiers this week as part of the service's pilot program.

  • 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.

  • HHD Quality Assurance/Control Team Goes Beyond the Call of Duty

    May 12, 2011

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 718th Transportation Battalion recently demonstrated their selfless service by going above and beyond what their mission required of them, this to ensure fellow Soldiers in Afghanistan received fully mission capable equipment. The 718th was given the mission of pulling four Heavy Equipment Transports from the Theater Provided Equipment Reset yard. The scope of the mission was to sign for the HETs and use the battalion's transportation assets to haul them to the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade in Afghanistan. The final destination for the HETs were to be Kandahar and the Helmand Province for use in transporting equipment throughout Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • 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

  • Detainee ops chief gives Karkh prison good reviews

    May 7, 2011

    Waiting on the other side of a highly secured prison wall, Mohammed Majhoul, deputy director general for internal affairs with Iraqi Correctional Services, welcomed Maj. Gen. Adolph McQueen, deputy commanding general for detainee operations and provost marshal general of United States Forces - Iraq, as he entered the gates of the Karhk Prison, April 26.

  • May 6 honors all military spouses

    May 6, 2011

    Since 1984, the armed forces has recognized this special Friday each year as a way to acknowledge the significant contributions of military spouses.

  • Dempsey outlines 9 focus areas for Army

    May 5, 2011

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey brought his intent for the Army of 2020 to the AUSA Institute of Land Warfare breakfast, leading off with a video accompanied by a song played by a band called "Disturbed."

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Officers interested in becoming military science professors may compete this summer

    Apr 28, 2011

    Active duty and Active Guard Reserve lieutenant colonels and majors interested in becoming professors of military science need to have their master's or higher degree by May 31, 2011, to be considered for positions in the August board at U.S. Army Human Resources Command.

  • Short notice deployment for Rhode Island Civil Affairs company

    Apr 28, 2011

    The Battalion was told Charlie Company would be the last company to deploy out of the battalion's current Reserve Center before moving to the Naval Base in Newport, R.I. this summer. Two days following the ceremony and less than 90 days notice to deploy, Bravo Company Soldiers were given notice they were also being deployed to Afghanistan.

  • GoArmyEd provides tuition assistance

    Apr 28, 2011

  • 351st Civil Affairs Command Soldier named Arizona's Small Business Association's 2011 Vete

    Apr 28, 2011

  • Culinary team caters reception

    Apr 28, 2011

    Six members of the U.S. Army Reserve Culinary Arts Team recently joined forces at the 200th Military Police Command's dining facility here to prepare hors d'A..."uvres for the reception following a reenlistment ceremony at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Reserve celebrates 103rd birthday, re-enlists 56 Soldiers at National Archives

    Apr 22, 2011

    On the cusp of the Army Reserve's 103rd birthday, 56 Reserve Soldiers from all 50 states and the territories gathered in the National Archives rotunda April 20, 2011, to re-enlist.

  • 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.

  • Reserve Soldiers re-enlist at National Archives

    Apr 21, 2011

    The rotunda of the National Archives provided a backdrop April 21 for 56 Army Reserve Soldiers to re-enlist on the Army Reserve's 103rd birthday. Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, commander, U.S. Army Reserve, administered the oath of enlistment to the Soldiers.

  • 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.

  • Soldiers need to retake GAT survey

    Apr 18, 2011

    Within the next couple of weeks, Soldiers will begin to see reminders that they must re-measure their resiliency and psychological health by taking the Global Assessment Tool survey again.

  • Army Reserve, Merchant Marine Academy conduct joint training

    Apr 14, 2011

  • California Army Reserve Unit Hosts Korean Delegation for Civil-Military Planning

    Apr 14, 2011

    The 351st Civil Affairs Command, which hosted the delegation, is the theater-enabling command for civil-military activities in the Pacific Command area of responsibility and has a core competency of coordinating humanitarian assistance. The workshop, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific offered the Korean delegates and leaders of the CACOM and other organizations the opportunity to exchange ideas and information about civil-military operations and humanitarian assistance, according to Lt. Col. John Busterud, Korea team plans officer, 351st CACOM.

  • Community goes Fort Bragg house hunting

    Apr 14, 2011

    Soldiers, Civilian employees, contractors and their Families got a chance to begin building the foundation to their future homes during a Fort Bragg housing expo April 7 at The Commons at Fort McPherson. The expo, which featured 65 different realtors, property managers and home builders, provided individuals moving to the Fort Bragg, N.C., area later this year the opportunity to see prospective houses and apartments, learn about area schools and communities and have their questions answered by subject matter experts.

  • Citizen-Soldier passes life communicating with horses

    Apr 14, 2011

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

    Apr 14, 2011

  • Green initiatives support energy-savings concept

    Apr 14, 2011

    Last week's groundbreaking for a new solar micro grid at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., is the latest example of a military "going green" -- saving environmental resources and taxpayer dollars, too.

  • 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade return to US soil

    Apr 14, 2011

  • SMA testifies before Senate subcommittee on personnel

    Apr 13, 2011

    Maintaining a combat edge while reconstituting the force and building resilience in Soldiers and their families continues to be the Army's top priorities, said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, Wednesday.

  • First Lady, Jill Biden urge support of military families

    Apr 12, 2011

    First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, launched a national initiative today that calls on all sectors of society to join forces to support and honor servicemembers and their families.

  • HRC outlines transfer of Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits

    Apr 12, 2011

    Servicemembers wanting to transfer their Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits to dependent children must do so before they retire and their children will need to be full-time college students enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System by age 21.

  • Sacramento District breaks ground on Fort Hunter Liggett solar array

    Apr 11, 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and its partners broke ground April 8 on a solar energy project at Fort Hunter Liggett that will provide 30 percent of the post's electricity.

  • 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.

  • USACE Sacramento District completes largest-ever Army land exchange deal

    Apr 11, 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has completed the Army's largest-ever land exchange deal, between the Army Reserve and the city of Dublin, Calif.

  • New PT test to get at least 6-month trial

    Apr 11, 2011

    So far, pilot testing for the new Army Physical Readiness Test has only been conducted at Fort Jackson, S.C., where the Army Physical Fitness School is located.

  • From Bagram to the mountains

    Apr 11, 2011

    How Ammo supply Soldiers ensure troops have what they need to defend themselves.

  • 467th Transportation Hands Operations Over to the 709th Transportation

    Apr 11, 2011

    718th Transportation Battalion said farewell to the 467th Transportation Detachment and welcomed the 709th Transportation Detachment in the fold. Both detachments are based out of the reserve center located in Tacoma, Wash. Their mission while in theater is to provide the Army with logistical watercraft support, and quite often, to perform joint logistical missions with other branches of the armed forces.

  • From Bagram to the mountains

    Apr 11, 2011

    Ammunition Supply Company ensures Soldiers are well-stocked with resources to defend themselves.

  • Fisher House helps servicemembers' children with scholarships

    Apr 11, 2011

    Military children of servicemembers who died or who were seriously disabled in the line of duty might be eligible for a college education through the Fisher House Foundation.

  • Soldiers must transfer post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits before retirement and dependent children turning

    Apr 8, 2011

    Service members interested in transferring their post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits to qualifying dependent children must do so before retirement and before children reach age 26. Confusion and not paying attention to detail have caused consternation and erroneous Congressional inquiries.

  • Bulk of FY12 budget request to sustain personnel

    Apr 8, 2011

    As Congress continued to debate this year's budget, striving to avoid a federal shutdown, the Army's budget deputy paused to explain that the service's proposal for fiscal year 2012 will continue to focus on sustaining the volunteer force.

  • 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.

  • It's All in the Details

    Apr 7, 2011

    With major elements of the FORSCOM/USARC Combined Headquarters Construction Project well on the way to completion, much of the attention is now on the finer details and finish work necessary to bring work on the 631,000 sq. ft., $302M facility to a close. With more than 1.3 million "craft hours" safely logged, 1.2M sq. ft. of drywall installed and 18.5 million linear ft. of power and communications cable run, the project is moving towards a scheduled turnover to the U.S. Army on June 21.

  • Newman's car will pay tribute to U.S. Army Reserve in Texas

    Apr 5, 2011

    Ryan Newman's No. 39 U.S. Army Chevrolet will pay tribute to the men and women of the Army Reserve in the Samsung Mobile 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race April 9, at Texas Motor Speedway.

  • '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.

  • Command Readiness Program Provides Vital Forum for Total Army Discussions

    Apr 4, 2011

    U.S. Army Forces Command hosted its annual Command Readiness Program March 28-30 to update senior commanders and staff on mobilization, deployment and FORSCOM's missions - to include introducing a new regulation detailing Army Force Generation. As part of the total force, all three components -- the Active Army, United States Army Reserve and the Army National Guard -- were represented at the conference near Little Rock, Ark.

  • 1-347th Regiment hosts job fair for transitioning Soldiers

    Apr 4, 2011

    The 1-347th Regiment, 188th Infantry Brigade, made up largely of Reserve Soldiers serving in an active status, held a second job fair March 19 during its last battle assembly weekend, the first of which was successful in finding employment for five of its members.

  • Family Programs delivers support to military families through Yellow Ribbon

    Apr 2, 2011

    The USACAPOC (A) Yellow Ribbon events are made possible by the strong Family Programs team and the help of several passionate volunteers

  • Finding the Best Warrior - The 350th Civil Affairs Command pits its Civil Affairs Soldiers against e

    Apr 2, 2011

    The 350th Civil Affairs Command pits its Civil Affairs Soldiers against each other in Sunny Florida.

  • 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.

  • Division commander settles into new job

    Apr 1, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Kevin R. Wendel, the new commanding general of First Army Division East, praised Fort Meade for its warm welcome and prioritized the challenges he faces in his new position.

  • Experienced CA Soldiers create real scenarios for battle assembly

    Mar 31, 2011

    Soldiers from the 450th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), from Riverdale, Md., participated in a three-day battle assembly that focused on civil military operations, March 18 through 20, at Fort Pickett, Va. The Soldiers were immersed in real-life scenarios that allowed them to engage with foreign local populace, foreign law enforcement, and foreign officials. They were sent on missions to conduct local assessments of land that could be used for displaced civilians, as well as checking out a local lumber yard for any information they could gather on the importance of the mill.

  • 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.

  • Army, Construction team celebrate progress, prepare for "Race to the Finish" at FORSCOM/US

    Mar 29, 2011

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (March 28, 2011) - "Gentlemen - start your engines!" On command, engines from three stock cars rumbled to life as Art Chambers, safety manager, Hensel Phelps Construction Co., kicked off the "Race to the Finish" celebration here, March 24. As hundreds of craft workers, project leaders and representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gathered to mark a significant safety milestone, quality, and progress as work on the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)/U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC) Combined Headquarters Project nears completion.

  • DoD to offer child care improvements for geographically dispersed Soldiers, families

    Mar 28, 2011

    Building on the success of Army Child, Youth and School Services, DoD plans to launch an initiative this year to improve the quality and quantity of child care available for Reserve Component personnel and families living in areas not directly supported by a military installation child care system.

  • Army Family Covenant - Enabling Army Families to reach their full potential

    Mar 28, 2011

    IN an era of persistent conflict, our Army Families are called upon to endure many hardships and are no less critical to mission success than our Soldiers. Repeated deployments and extended separations place a severe strain on our Families, which in turn affects combat readiness, as well as enlistment and retention efforts.

  • Sept. 11 flags transferred to Reserve unit headed to Iraq

    Mar 26, 2011

    The 462nd Movement Control Battalion transferred U.S. and New York City Fire Department flags to the 77th Sustainment Brigade on March 20, 2011. The ceremony marked the final time this particular set of flags transfers from one New York state/New Jersey Army Reserve unit to another serving in the Middle East.

  • Casey gets sense of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal training progress at Fort Ril

    Mar 25, 2011

    The chief of staff of the Army visited Fort Riley March 24, to conduct sensing sessions for the repeal of the law commonly known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

  • 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.

  • TBI rehab gets dose of persistence on Capitol Hill

    Mar 17, 2011

    Researchers, educators, family advocators and survivors of traumatic brain injury testified March 16 before the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, during what was dubbed "Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill."

  • Initial review of survey data indicates high satisfaction with Army life

    Mar 16, 2011

    Data from the 2010 Survey of Army Families indicates an increased satisfaction with military life, despite of the current operational tempo, according to Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation officials. The survey was based on a random selection of civilian spouses of active-duty Army Soldiers, chosen to represent the Army as a whole.

  • 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.

  • Bednarek to lead First Army Division East and West

    Mar 11, 2011

    Maj. Gen. (P) J. Michael Bednarek is a familiar face at Fort Meade. The former commanding general of First Army Division East has called the installation home since June 2008. But now he is heading for his next assignment as commanding general of First Army headquarters at Fort Gillem, Ga., where he will oversee command of both First Army Division East and First Army Division West.

  • 'The Man for the Job': New commanding general leads 200th Military Police Command

    Mar 11, 2011

    Strong and straightforward is how one Soldier describes Maj. Gen. Sanford E. Holman, the new commander of the 200th Military Police Command.

  • 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.

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