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  • 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.

  • Plan bridges gaps in homeland emergency responses

    Mar 9, 2011

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has agreed to a plan that will allow for one commander to be in charge of both National Guard and reserve forces when they are called up to respond to domestic emergencies.

  • 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

  • Deadline to claim Stop-Loss pay extended

    Mar 4, 2011

    The deadline to apply for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay has been extended to March 18.

  • Dempsey pledges as CSA to serve Soldiers every day

    Mar 3, 2011

    Soldiers expect their leaders to provide them with the tools they need to do their jobs, something the general nominated as the next Army chief of staff says he'll focus on every day.

  • 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.

  • Army to Congress: FY 12 budget to sustain balance

    Mar 2, 2011

    For years the Army's chief of staff has said the service was "out of balance," but he believes next year's budget request will keep it on the right footing after 10 years of war.

  • 196th MSU teaches battlefield combat life saving techniques

    Mar 2, 2011

  • PT test gets overhaul

    Mar 2, 2011

    For the first time since 1980, the Army Physical Fitness Test is being overhauled, and may be replaced by both the Physical Readiness Test and the Army Combat Readiness Test.

  • Oath of reenlistment

    Mar 1, 2011

  • Michelle Obama, Jill Biden to launch troop-support campaign

    Mar 1, 2011

    First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, plan to launch a campaign next month that's designed to rally citizens, businesses and nonprofit organizations to provide support for U.S. servicemembers and their families.

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

    Feb 23, 2011

    Active-component and Active Guard Reserve officers may compete for Military Professor of Science positions at U.S. Army Human Resources Command in August 2011 special board hosted by Cadet Command.

  • Army announces 2011 Warrior Games team

    Feb 23, 2011

    The U.S. Army's Warrior Transition Command has announced the selection of wounded-warrior athletes who will represent the Army at the 2011 Warrior Games, May 16-21, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • U.S. Army Africa Command Surgeon details need for Army Reserve medical professionals

    Feb 23, 2011

    Col. Alfonso Alarcon, U.S. Army Africa (USARAF) Command Surgeon, attended the Army Reserve Medical Command's (AR-MEDCOM) Commanders Training Workshop (CTW) Feb. 11 in Tampa, Fla., on behalf of USARAF Commander, Maj. Gen. David R. Hogg. He addressed 340 senior leaders from the AR-MEDCOM during the opening day of the three-day conference to describe USARAF's missions and to stress how their medical talents are producing positive results throughout his command's area of operations.

  • 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.

  • Battle ongoing to defeat combat stress

    Feb 22, 2011

    Members of the Combat Stress Clinic are working throughout Afghanistan to defeat this enemy.

  • Guard, Reserve family readiness groups honored at Pentagon

    Feb 22, 2011

    Unit family readiness group members, representing all of the military Reserve components, were recognized during a ceremony at the Pentagon today, in recognition of their outstanding family support programs.

  • Families are first at the Fort Bragg Fisher House

    Feb 18, 2011

    Jennifer Leonard, an Army Reservist turned military wife, tells about her stay at the Fort Bragg Fisher House while her husband, Sgt. Matthew Leonard was at Womace Army Medical Center. Matthew had been seriously wounded in action and Jennifer stayed with him for three week before she took a break and stayed at the Fort Bragg Fisher House, a 'home away from home' for Families of wounded warriors and other Soldiers hospitalized at WAMC.

  • Army Reserve breaks ground on new facility

    Feb 16, 2011

    Construction of the new $19.6 million facility for the Office of the Chief of the Army Reserve officially began at Fort Belvoir, Va., Monday, with a ceremonial groundbreaking.

  • Wildcats prepare for GFEBS inauguration

    Feb 15, 2011

    The 81st Regional Support Command perepares to implement GFEBS

  • California Reserve Unit first to get new PLS-A1 trucks

    Feb 14, 2011

    The 730th Transportation Company of the Army Reserve has become the first unit to be equipped with the new Palletized Load System truck.

  • AMC Commanding General observes operations that provide "value back" to the Army

    Feb 14, 2011

  • Army releases budget request for Fiscal Year 2012

    Feb 14, 2011

    The Army is requesting a FY 2012 base budget of $144.9 billion with an additional $71.1 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations.

  • Scenarios prep Reservists for medical record task in Iraq

    Feb 14, 2011

    Members of the 256th Combat Support Hospital, an Army Reserve unit, collectively trained together for the first time at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Utilizing MC4 systems, 200 Reservists readied for their split-based mission during a four-day field exercise.

  • 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.

  • GAT results to soon include fitness score

    Feb 11, 2011

    A Soldier's physical fitness numbers will soon be included as part of results given after taking the online "Global Assessment Tool."

  • 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

  • Army drafting new regulation for WTUs

    Feb 10, 2011

    The Warrior Transition Command is developing a consolidated regulation that will provide complete oversight and guidance for its 29 units across the Army.

  • Mullen talks changing world, challenges ahead to Army War College audience

    Feb 10, 2011

    Adm. Mike Mullen, the 17th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke to the Army War College student body as part of the Commandant's Lecture Series, which this year is focused on officership and the profession.

  • Civil affairs troops deploy, prep for Africa mission

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT BUCHANAN, Puerto Rico -- Soldiers of D Company, 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion said goodbye to their loved during a farewell ceremony at Fort Buchanan Jan. 21.

  • 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.

  • Army Reserve's 301st PSYOP Jumps for the Border

    Feb 4, 2011

    You will not find this company at their Reserve center during most monthly Battle Assemblies. This January's Battle Assembly was no exception. The company conducted multiple airborne operations to include a mass tactical night combat jump, familiarization with multiple weapon systems, and a combat day jump at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

  • 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.

  • Olympic hopeful fights for something bigger than self

    Feb 3, 2011

    Those who observe this year's All-Army camp, held here, will notice gender is not a factor. The boxers are simply athletes, with both men and women training and boxing each other indiscriminately as one cohesive team.

  • 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.

  • Battalion commander escaped dictator in Uganda to pursue dreams in America

    Feb 2, 2011

    FORT BENNING, GA. - As a young boy growing up in Uganda, Joseph D'costa became inspired by America's role in World War II and told his teacher he wanted to go to the U.S. Military Academy someday. "She laughed at me for my dream of going to West Point, telling me it would be impossible because I wasn't an American and Uganda had no ties to the U.S.," he recalled. "I still remember that to this day."

  • VA tweaks automation, benefits for Post-9/11 GI Bill

    Feb 1, 2011

    A new automation system will speed up the turn-around time for veterans and Soldiers to receive new benefits under the latest version of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, Veterans Affairs officials said Monday.

  • 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.

  • Suicide prevention tools, resources

    Jan 27, 2011

    Check out suicide prevention tools and resources available for Soldiers and family members.

  • 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

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

    Jan 25, 2011

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

    Jan 25, 2011

  • Chief of the Army Reserve troops in Kandahar

    Jan 25, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, chief of the Army Reserve, visited with deployed Army Reserve Soldiers and held a town hall meeting at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Jan. 23.

  • Army sees slight reduction in active-duty suicides

    Jan 19, 2011

    The Army vice chief of staff reported a slight reduction this past year in suicides committed by Soldiers on active duty, from 162 in 2009 to 156 in 2010.

  • Lieutenant Colonel command board held at 81st RSC

    Jan 19, 2011

  • Promotion boards branch grateful for assistance

    Jan 19, 2011

  • MCoE welcomes first unit from Fort Knox

    Jan 19, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The first Fort Knox, Ky., unit pegged for relocation to the Maneuver Center of Excellence has cranked up basic combat training on Sand Hill. The 2nd Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment, succeeded 1st Battalion, 378th Infantry Regiment - a Reserve unit from LaFayette, La. - at a transfer-of-authority ceremony Jan. 11 in the 30th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception) headquarters building.

  • 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.

  • Army Reserve leadership visit Kuwait, conduct town hall

    Jan 3, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, Chief of the Army Reserve and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Schultz, Command Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army Reserve, visited Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, to host a town hall meeting with Soldiers Dec. 28.

  • U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Combined Headquarters Construction Project - In R

    Dec 29, 2010

    A series of images, taken over time, of the new U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command combined headquarters project at Fort Bragg, N.C. Covering the period Oct. 2009 - Dec 2010, the images show the changes in the facility as work has progressed. As directed by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) legislation - the headquarters elements of the two commands will relocate from Fort McPherson, Ga., in 2011.

  • 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.

  • Army wife helps vets with 'Open Arms'

    Dec 22, 2010

    Dedie Davis, the founder and president of Operation Open Arms, a non-profit organization devoted to providing food and supplies to homeless veterans and veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, explained her passion for charitable work is fueled by her personal experiences.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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