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  • Military Talk explains the value of a veteran

    Oct 10, 2012

    Chicago Ideas Week kicked off its Ideas Festival Oct. 8, with a 'Military Talk' session at the Goodman Theater in downtown Chicago. The Military Talk focus was taking the audience from the front lines to the home front, and then explaining a Soldier's readjustment to life after war.

  • PR Soldier receives Purple Heart

    Oct 10, 2012

    Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico- Spec. Marines Candelario, a Puerto Rican soldier assigned to the US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, was presented the Purple Heart award Sept. 27, during a ceremony, hosted by the Puerto Rico Community Based Warrior Transition Unit, at Fort Buchanan.

  • Reserve MPs maintain aerial proficiency

    Oct 9, 2012

    FORT CHAFFEE, Ark.--Just before 4 a.m. here on July 26, 2012, with the mercury already flirting with 85 degrees Fahrenheit on a moonless and humid Arkansas morning, Army Reservist Staff Sgt. Jeremy Phetteplace told Staff Sgt. Rob Jenkins, "Remember like a Javelin" and asked him, "Clear Prop?"

  • Guard helps Reserve MPs create realistic life-saving training

    Oct 9, 2012

    Army Reserve Soldiers reached out to their National Guard brothers- and sisters-in-arms to execute a Cumulative Training Exercise on Camp Blanding, Fla., that could save lives.

  • A Montana Farewell

    Oct 9, 2012

    A mobilization ceremony was held Oct. 6 to say goodbye to about 50 Soldiers of the 652nd Regional Support Group, a U.S. Army Reserve unit headquartered at Fort Harrison, Mont.

  • Army Reserve MPs train with 'eye in the sky'

    Oct 5, 2012

    Army Reserve military police with 200th Military Police Command spend their battle assembly weekends in remote locations fine-tuning their unmanned aerial vehicle flying skills.

  • Assistant Secretary Visits Fort Des Moines

    Oct 5, 2012

    The Honorable Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, visited Fort Des Moines on Oct. 3. Hammack made the stop during her Iowa trip to see a local Army Reserve Center and learn more about the capabilities and challenges the Army Reserve faces in updating its facilities and in energy conservation.

  • Soldiers get 20 days to vote on new PT uniform

    Oct 4, 2012

    Soldiers have until Oct. 29, 2012, to vote on a possible replacement for the current Improved Physical Fitness Uniform.

  • Reserve Youth take break from parents during spring break

    Oct 2, 2012

    Tucked away in the rolling hills of Maryland, several dozen Army Reserve children spent four days at the River Valley Ranch rock climbing, zip lining and doing other outdoor activities during Spring Break Camp 2012.

  • My first deployment: Staff Sgt. John Loughran

    Oct 1, 2012

    Since 1990, Staff Sgt. John Loughran, a native of Amherst, N.Y., and member of the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) support operations watercraft section, has deployed six times gaining experience on land, on sea and in the air. He served as a Marine during Operation Desert Storm and Operation Gothic Serpent and as an Army Reservist during Operation Iraqi Freedom and now Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Active, Reserve Soldiers team up to take top prize at MP Warfighter Challenge

    Sep 27, 2012

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo.,--For the first time during its 16-year history, a military corrections specialist was a member a three-Soldier team which took home the top prize at the Military Police Warfighter Challenge held here from Sept. 15 - 19.

  • 158th IN BDE Train in Real World War Exercise

    Sep 27, 2012

    With the Active Army drawing down, the Army is committed to keeping Reserve Component Forces postured for activities in the future. Over the summer, First Army Division East trainer mentors worked with Reserve units, helping them hone their collective tactical and technical drills in a war exercise (WAREX) at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett, Ca.

  • Singers shoot for the Rising Star

    Sep 24, 2012

    Rising Stars at Fort Hunter Liggett stepped up to the microphone to belt out their favorite songs, and earn a shot at stardom.

  • New First Army Division East Command Sergeant Major excited to Train for Combat!

    Sep 21, 2012

    After 27 months as the senior enlisted advisor of First Army Division East, Command Sgt. Maj. Sgt. Major Edwin Rodriguez passed the Noncommissioned Officer Sword, signifying the transfer of the responsibility of the Division, to the new Division command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis E. Defreese.

  • Army seeks Soldier input with Army Service Uniform survey

    Sep 20, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III is encouraging all active-duty, Reserve and National Guard Soldiers to take the Army Service Uniform survey to help inform the Army's decisions regarding future uniforms and equipment.

  • Army to change Officer Evaluation Reports

    Sep 20, 2012

    New rating forms will be adopted next year as the Army implements significant changes to its Officer Evaluation System.

  • US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico celebrates Hispanic Heritage

    Sep 20, 2012

    Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico- Soldiers and civilians assigned to the 1st Mission Support Command (1st MSC), US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, the Fort Buchanan Garrison and other members of the local military community, participated in a Hispanic Heritage commemoration event, where Brig. Fernando Fernández was the keynote speaker, at the Fort Buchanan's Community Club, Sept.20.

  • Yellow Ribbon Program provides Soldiers, families resources 'they deserve'

    Sep 17, 2012

    Under Secretary of the U.S. Army Joseph W. Westphal visited Soldiers and their families, Sept. 8, 2012, at an Army Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program event in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Renewing Marriage Vows Across Continents

    Sep 17, 2012

  • Island time is Army time

    Sep 17, 2012

    Living in a tropical paradise doesn't mean you get to sit on the beach all day, relax and surf. Just ask Asenati Petelo. Even if she wanted to, Petelo is too busy to spend much time on the beaches of Hawaii, where she lives and works, because in addition to working a full time job she is in the U.S. Army Reserve, attends the University of Hawaii, and is a member of its ROTC program.

  • Mail for morale

    Sep 15, 2012

    Mail is an extremely important communication tool that is helpful with sustaining soldiers' morale while on deployment. "Mail is important cause it keeps you in contact with home," said Spc. Patrick Claybaugh, a resident of Belle Vernon, Pa., and member of the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) support operations section currently deployed to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. "It makes people at home feel good, makes them feel in touch and it's great for our morale too."

  • Reserve Soldiers, German counterparts sustain fight in northern Afghanistan

    Sep 13, 2012

    The 540th Movement Control Detachment, an Army Reserve unit from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, works with German soldiers to move more than 1,000 passengers through Camp Marmal, Afghanistan, passenger terminal every day.

  • Fort McCoy ribbon-cutting celebrates construction of its first-ever permanent barracks facility

    Sep 13, 2012

    Fort McCoy's newest barracks is ready to support troops training at the installation following a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Sept. 6, 2012.

  • Eleven years later, Never forgotten

    Sep 11, 2012

    GEORGE A. MORRIS ARMY RESERVE CENTER, Vicksburg, Miss.-- Soldiers, DoD civilians and contractors of 412th Theater Engineer Command, pictured here observing a moment of silence, gathered in a special ceremony on Patriot Day to honor the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

  • Division West conducts 9/11 remembrance ceremony

    Sep 11, 2012

    Division West Soldiers stand in formation during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony conducted at division headquarters at Fort Hood, Texas, today. Division West, a subordinate unit of First Army, trains and validates Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers for deployment to combat or other contingency operations. The division also trains units of the active Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps and United States partner nations, for a total of nearly 40,000 servicemembers every year. Since October 2007, Division West has mobilized more than 1,500 units and more than 85,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Gail Braymen, Division West Public Affairs)

  • Birmingham Army Reserve medics set battle rhythm

    Sep 10, 2012

    Soldiers from the 926th Engineer Battalion Headquarters Company out of Birmingham, Ala., proved to be an integral component at Fort McCoy, Wis., in support of Combat Support Training Exercise 2012.

  • 87th USAR Support Command (East) relinquishment of command ceremony

    Sep 10, 2012

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Col. Jody Daniels relinquished command of the 87th United States Army Reserve Support Command (East) during a ceremony held September 9, 2012 at the 87th's headquarters. Col. Steven Ainsworth, chief of staff for the 87th, assumed command in front of more 100 people during the ceremony.

  • Conference brings Pacific Northwest CBRNE units together

    Sep 10, 2012

    Soldiers and agencies specializing in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive hazard response gathered for the 2012 Pacific Northwest CBRNE Conference, Sept. 5-7 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Hosted by the 110th Chemical Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, the theme this year was "CBRNE professionals, partnering for the future."

  • Georgia Army Reserve engineer takes home new appreciation from UFG12

    Sep 9, 2012

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA--ROK service members, 1st Lt. Lee and Capt. Choi, observe as Maj. Camperson, U.S. Army Reserve 368th FEST-Main, briefs the survey of Chilgok Stadium during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012.

  • Army units from across U.S. take part in Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2012

    Sep 7, 2012

    United States Army Soldiers flew thousands of miles from several of the 50 states, including Hawaii, California, Maryland, Alabama and Utah, to support the Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance during 2012 Ulchi Freedom Guardian Exercise in South Korea.

  • Bagram school graduates first class of Afghan children

    Sep 6, 2012

    Forty-three Afghan children became the first class to graduate from the Cat in the Hat Language Arts Center at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Aug. 26, 2012.

  • Engineers lead the way during CSTX at Fort McCoy

    Sep 6, 2012

    FORT MCCOY, Wis. -- Soldiers from different units located east of the Mississippi River under the 412th Theater Engineer Command came together here for two weeks to sharpen their respective job skills during Combat Support Training Exercise, Aug. 7.

  • 'Spirit of Samurai' prevails during weeklong medical exercise in Japan

    Sep 5, 2012

    SAGAMI DEPOT, Japan (Sept. 5, 2012) -- When a small unit is tagged to provide service and support for a week for more than 200 Soldiers and Airmen, it can seem like an arduous task to accomplish.

  • My first deployment: Around Iraq

    Sep 3, 2012

    There I was, at an outpost in a little town called Karma, a suburb of Fallujah. I was the acting company commander for B Company, 3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Our commanding officer had gotten hit with a daisy-chained improvised explosive device. He was ok, just in a state of shell shock, he couldn't tell you which way was up or down let alone lead a counter attack and with that Capt. Phil "Gryz" Gryskewicz, a resident of Franklin Pa. and the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) support operations section field services officer in charge, became acting CO as a first lieutenant.

  • Army Soldiers complete strenuous transportation training

    Aug 31, 2012

    Soldiers from the 1394th Transportation Brigade (TB) participated in TRANSWARRIOR 2012, a 14-day exercise to enhance technical and tactical skills on Fort Hunter Liggett, August 17-31, 2012.

  • 325th Combat Support Hospital flawless during USARPAC MEDEX 12

    Aug 30, 2012

    Army Reserve Soldiers from the 325th Combat Support Hospital, 139th Medical Brigade, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), deployed from Independence, Missouri, and executed a seamless mass casualty exercise for disaster relief on Sagami (Army) General Depot in Sagamihara, Japan, Aug. 28, 2012.

  • U.S. Army Reserve team named Army's top 'water dawgs'

    Aug 30, 2012

    A U.S. Army Reserve team can officially call itself the top "Water Dawgs" in the Department of Defense.

  • Joint Logistics Over the Shore: Waterborne Soldiers - The Force Behind the Trident

    Aug 30, 2012

    The Trident pier is maintained by the 331st Transport Company, "Causeway or No Way", 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade. The Roll-On/Roll-Off Discharge Facility pier conducts missions that are respected as the most dangerous in the watercraft field. It takes every ounce of muscle and sweat from the approximately 100 Soldiers assigned to the company to assemble the 1,200-foot pier. The highly anticipated Joint Logistics-Over-the-Shore exercise held this summer at Fort Story, Va. showcased the Trident pier and the strength of the troops involved

  • 316th ESC soldiers endure WLC at Camp Buehring, Kuwait

    Aug 29, 2012

    Sgt. Timothy Jarosz, Spc. Patrick Claybaugh and Spc. Bilal Rasul, all members of the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), along with nearly 130 others from around the Central Command area of responsibility attended Warrior Leader Course, class 12-709, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Aug. 12-27.

  • Army's newest general purpose round shows accuracy in rifle competition

    Aug 28, 2012

    The Army's new M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round is performing well under combat conditions in Afghanistan, but how does it stack up during a rifle competition?

  • Reserve Soldiers from Puerto Rico continue legacy of service in Korea

    Aug 27, 2012

    In August 1950, Soldiers from the 65th Infantry Regiment, the only Hispanic segregated unit in the U.S. military history, departed from Puerto Rico to participate in the Korean War, where they played a critical role during the hostilities, by participating in nine major campaigns through the peninsula, being one of the first troops to meet the enemy.

  • Push it forward: Human Resources soldiers train to process mail

    Aug 23, 2012

    Hundreds of soldiers gather for training during a New England summer day at one of Fort Devens' motor pools. The small installation is just an hour from Boston Harbor, and the humidity caused by last night's rainfall is pushing the day's peak temperatures.

  • Training at Vibrant Response exercise ensures agile joint force

    Aug 21, 2012

    More than 200 observer/trainers supported the recent Vibrant Response exercise held at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center and Muscatatuck Urban Training Complex, Ind., providing training, feedback, and ensuring adherence to standards throughout the emergency response exercise.

  • Exercise confirms U.S. homeland defense capability

    Aug 20, 2012

    Army leaders say the performance of participants in the recently concluded Vibrant Response 13 exercise has demonstrated that the U.S. military is ready to handle a major catastrophe, such as a nuclear explosion, on the homeland.

  • The 80th Training Command names its newest facility after a fallen comrade

    Aug 18, 2012

    The 80th Training Command memorialized one of its former soldiers with a building dedication at Camp Parks Calif., August 17, 2012. The new facility known as the "SSG Robert Hernandez United States Army Reserve Logistics Training Center (TASS)," is named after an Army Reserve Soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice for his country.

  • U.S., Afghan Army Engineers: Leading the way, hand in hand

    Aug 16, 2012

    Spc. Michael Wilkersonfoy of 420th Eng. Co., 458th Eng. Bn., 411th Eng. Bde., 412th Theater Engineer Command, show unity in strength with a fellow engineer soldier from the Afghan National Army's 4/1/209th Corps during a training break, March 4, 2012, in Faryab Province, Afghanistan.

  • MCoE Soldier named TRADOC's Reserve Career Counselor of the Year for 2012

    Aug 16, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Of 27 Reserve career counselors across U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, one has been singled out for excellence -- and he's a Fort Benning Soldier. Sgt. 1st Class Octavious Rogers was named the Reserve Career Counselor of the Year during last month's TRADOC competition, which measured the top career counselors, Reserve career counselors and retention NCOs against each other, selecting the best from each category.

  • VIDEO: Road Warriors

    Aug 16, 2012

    It's a smooth ride into Fort Hunter Liggett, California, thanks to a different kind of 'Road Warrior', Army Strong engineers of 727th Engineer Detachment, 479th Engineer Battalion, 411th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command. Spc. Mark O'Rear tells how these Army Reserve Soldiers made it possible.

  • Whirlwind of operations centers on single joint engineer command

    Aug 14, 2012

    U.S. Army Brig. Gen. David L. Weeks, 411th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, Joint Task Force Empire commanding general (left), U.S. Army Lt. Gen. James L. Terry, commanding general of International Security Assistance Force Joint Command (center), and U.S. Navy Capt. Kathryn A. Donovan, 22nd Naval Construction Regiment commodore, discuss operations before the transfer of authority ceremony between the 22nd NCR and the 411th En. Bde. at Kandahar Airfield, July 31.

  • Division West Soldiers test new technology to defeat IEDs

    Aug 13, 2012

    Military combat engineers and civilian technical experts gathered at McGregor Range, N.M., recently to conduct a series of experiments aimed at providing Soldiers with new technology in the counter-improvised explosive device fight.

  • Panetta: National Guard, Reserve key to defense strategy

    Aug 13, 2012

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told the Soldiers and Airmen based at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station their service is critical to the defense strategy, Aug. 9, 2012.

  • Fuelers offer year-round service at Fort Hunter Liggett

    Aug 12, 2012

    Petroleum supply specialists stand by to keep Soldiers moving in the air and on the ground

  • First Army Receives Superior Unit Award

    Aug 10, 2012

    Lt. Gen. J. Michael Bednarek and Command Sgt. Maj. Jessie L. Andrews Jr. hosted a formal award ceremony Friday, Aug. 10 at the First Army Headquarters to recognize the unit's Army Superior Unit Award presentation.

  • Environmental Cleanup at Caven Point Army Reserve Complex Invests in Future of Soldiers, Community

    Aug 9, 2012

    Nearly 83,000 tons of contaminated earth were safely removed from the Caven Point U.S. Army Reserve complex in Jersey City as part of the largest soil-removal project in Army Reserve history.

  • Dauntless Warriors feel the squeeze during Operation Gauntlet

    Aug 9, 2012

    Approximately 250 Soldiers from the 99th Regional Support Command woke up this morning to begin "Operation Gauntlet" at the Maj. John P. Pryor Army Reserve Center here.

  • Orlando Army Reserve Soldiers return from Afghanistan

    Aug 6, 2012

    Lt. Col. Mac Case, commander of 478th Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, greets the Soldiers of 689th Engineer Company as they returned home to Orlando, Fla., Aug. 1, 2012. Armed with 190 Army Strong combat engineers, the unit deployed for one year to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Vibrant Response 13 trains Soldiers for reality

    Aug 5, 2012

    The 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion is participating in Vibrant Response 13, a joint-service, mass-training exercise directed by U.S. Northern Command.

  • Soldiers from Puerto Rico provide Vibrant Response

    Aug 3, 2012

    Camp Atterbury, Ind. - Approximately 60 soldiers assigned to the 311th Mortuary Affairs Battalion, US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, based in Aguadilla, participate in the exercise Vibrant Response, an interagency training managed by the US Northern command, from July 27 to August 16, through which a response to nuclear attack to the United States is simulated.

  • VIDEO: Spiritual Hydration

    Aug 2, 2012

    What's more refreshing than a cold drink on a hot summer day at Fort Chaffee? Spc. Mark O'Rear tells us what one ministry did for Soldiers during Operation River Assault.

  • Cape Coral holds groundbreaking for new Army Reserve facilities

    Aug 2, 2012

    Four Army Reserve units will have a new center in September 2013 in Cape Coral, Fla. The official ground breaking ceremony was held on July 28 at the new site of a 46,610 square foot facility on 15 acres of land.

  • 316th ESC Patch Ceremony

    Aug 2, 2012

    Soldiers of the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) attend a ceremony that commemorates the earning of the unit's patch as their shoulder sleeve insignia former-wartime service at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Aug. 2. "I want you to be able to wear this patch with pride, knowing the legacy that you build here is going to be unmatched in the ESC and sustainment community," said Jameson, the commanding general of the 316th.

  • Active, Reserve Soldiers join forces to build tactical bridge, conduct river-crossing operations

    Aug 2, 2012

    Staff Sgt. William D'Angelo, an Army Deep Sea Diver from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., prepares for his jump as Spc. Andrew Holdner from Troy, Mo. and Pfc. Zachery Powell Tehachapi, Calif., jump from the rear of a Boeing CH-47 Chinook during Helocasting training at Operation River Assault 2012 at Fort Chaffee, Ark.

  • Army Career and Alumni Program changes make Soldiers' transition easier

    Jul 31, 2012

    The president announced last month an initiative to expand programs designed to prepare service members for leaving the military. But before those initiatives were announced, the Army was already at work making improvements to the Army Career and Alumni Program, which is designed to help Soldiers move back into civilian life.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers restore integrity to Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield

    Jul 30, 2012

    Soldiers of 770th Engineer Company, 479th Engineer Battalion, 411th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, discuss excavation plan operations for the second of two culverts constructed at the Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield, N.Y., July 13, 2012.

  • Creating a great team within the Army Reserve

    Jul 28, 2012

    FORT CHAFFEE, Ark.--Sgt. Marlon Poole (left), 316th Mobility Augmentation Company, 844th Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, instructs Soldiers on how to safely and successfully tie a block of C4 to a "ring main" during explosives training here at Operation River Assault, July 23, 2012.

  • Military leaders put final touches on catastrophic incident exercise during calm before storm

    Jul 27, 2012

    With less than 24 hours until the notional detonation of a 10-kiloton nuclear device in a major Midwestern city, military exercise specialists were putting the final touches on a national catastrophic incident exercise that will test more than 9,000 service members and civilians in 11 training locations and airfields spread across 5,000 square miles in southern Indiana and northern Kentucky. Exercise control specialists from U.S. Army North made final preparations July 25 for Vibrant Response 13, a major field exercise conducted by U.S. Northern Command and led by Army North. Service members and civilians from the military and other federal agencies throughout the country are training to respond in the event of a catastrophic domestic incident.

  • Super team

    Jul 26, 2012

    Civil affairs and military information support Soldiers, alongside Navy "Seabees," have formed teams capable of just about anything. Five teams from the 448th Civil Affairs Battalion have recently arrived in the Horn of Africa and replaced Soldiers from the 490th Civil Affairs Battalion, and with them bring an experimental team concept.

  • Making a lasting Impact

    Jul 26, 2012

    Army Reserve Soldier named by Military Times "Soldier of the Year"; learns that becoming a part of his community was its own reward.

  • Army Reserve cooks weather stormy waters

    Jul 26, 2012

    Spc. Amberlynn Walker, from Fort Carson, Colo., and a cook with the 308th Military Police Company, and Spc. Brett Smeltzer, from Granite City, Ill., 739th Engineer Company, St. Louis, prepare boneless beef short ribs for dinner at Operation River Assault 2012, Fort Chaffee, Ark. Operation River Assault is an annual training event executed by the 412th Theater Engineer Command headquartered in Vicksburg, Miss.

  • Mechanics get behind the wheel at Golden Cargo

    Jul 25, 2012

    Mechanics from the 243rd Transportation Detachment (Trailer Transfer Point), an Army Reserve unit out of Belleville, Ill., took the opportunity to work on their driving skills at Crane Army Ammunition Activity, Ind., and get qualified on the Light Medium Tactical Vehicle, during Operation Golden Cargo 2012.

  • Combat engineers share valuable experience, host demolition range at Operation River Assault

    Jul 25, 2012

    Cpl. Vitalis Dubininkas of 316th Mobility Augmentation Company, 844th Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, helps Spc. Shawn Asconi wrap detonation cord around a block of C4 explosive during River Assault 2012, held at Fort Chaffee, Ark.

  • Army Reserve, NY Guard train with Volunteer Fire Departments

    Jul 24, 2012

    New York Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters landed near Marcy, N.Y., July 12, 2012, as part of a training exercise with the Army Reserve's Company A, 401st Civil Affairs Battalion and the Maynard and Stittville Volunteer Fire Departments.

  • Specialized Army Reserve unit provides water purification for exercise

    Jul 24, 2012

    Quartermaster Soldiers at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., are supporting a major real-world need while training for deployment.

  • Medics help Soldiers withstand heat at Operation River Assault

    Jul 24, 2012

    The Soldiers of the 412th Theater Engineer Command endured the sweltering heat of the south while participating in River Assault 2012 at Fort Chaffee, Ark., July 14-27, 2012.

  • Author donates proceeds to HHC 94th Training Division's Family Readiness Group

    Jul 23, 2012

    James R. Elstad, author of the novel "Comes the Southern Revolution," donated a portion of the proceeds from his book signing to the Family Readiness Group of the 94th Division's Headquarters Company, Friday, July 20, 2012.

  • Vet Center comes to Fort Hunter Liggett to provide outreach during CSTX

    Jul 22, 2012

    VA sends mobile Vet Center to serve Army Reserve Soldiers in the field during major training exercise

  • Standing out: Combat engineer specialists step up, laterally transfer to corporal

    Jul 21, 2012

    Four soldiers assigned to 444th Engineer Company, Oswego, N.Y., receive lateral transfer from specialist to corporal rank, during the company's annual training event July 14 at Ft Drum. Pictured here are Barry J. Bullis, of Baldwinsville, Christopher Zajac of North Syracuse, John M. Anderson of Henderson, and Charles J. Delaney of Brewerton, N.Y., receiving promotion from Sgt. 1st Class Charles Haws, unit training non-commissioned officer.

  • Chaplains Support Troops at Operation Golden Cargo

    Jul 20, 2012

    1st Lt. Daniel Leiter, of the 329th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army Reserves is a chaplain working behind the scenes at Hawthorne Army Depot during Operation Golden Cargo.

  • Food service Soldiers rise to challenge of feeding hundreds at Golden Cargo

    Jul 20, 2012

    If you think cooking nutritious meals for your family can be challenging, try cooking for 300 hungry Soldiers.

  • Training gets tactical for Golden Cargo medics

    Jul 20, 2012

    The training schedule has been full for the 4224th U.S. Army Hospital Soldiers participating in Operation Golden Cargo, an annual two-week training opportunity for many Reserve and National Guard units to use their military occupational specialty training in real-world situations.

  • "One Voice" Training at 311th binds multi-compo command

    Jul 19, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- What is the glue that holds together a multi-component unit? The Active Component, Reserve and Active Guard Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 311th Signal Command (Theater) found out last weekend that together, they are that glue. About 200 Soldiers from the three components convened and worked together at the unit's first "One Voice training" which included a discussion panel and several teambuilding exercises at Fort Shafter and Tripler Army Medical Center July 14.

  • Army Reserve Engineer Soldiers build real-world structures to improve training for all

    Jul 19, 2012

    Improvements at Fort Hunter Liggett's Base Camp Milpitas are a tangible benefit of Combat Support Training Exercise 91

  • Dempsey: Forming partnerships vital for future force

    Jul 18, 2012

    In an increasingly competitive fiscal and security environment, major powers need to develop partnerships, and partnerships take work, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said today at the National Guard Symposium on Mutual Security Cooperation.

  • Special day celebrates military heritage at youth enrichment camp

    Jul 18, 2012

    During the week of July 8-13, the Army Reserve Child, Youth and School Services, CYSS, held their annual Enrichment Camp in conjunction with the YMCA at Camp Hanes.

  • Pennsylvania's own promoted to brigadier general

    Jul 17, 2012

    Mr. Doug Johnson presents flower bouquets to Brig. Gen. Lewis G. Irwin's family, wife Marcia (right), and daughters Eva and 2nd Lt. Mary Irwin, during the 926th Engineer Brigade commander's promotion ceremony on July 14, 2012 at the USARC headquarters, Ft Bragg, N.C. (Photo: Capt. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 412th TEC Public Affairs)

  • Crane Army Ammunition Activity participates in Golden Cargo 2012

    Jul 16, 2012

    More than 240 Soldiers arrived at Crane Army Ammunition Activity, Ind., July 8, 2012, to participate in the national military exercise called "Golden Cargo."

  • Army vessel rescues civilian sailor from sinking sailboat

    Jul 16, 2012

    The Army Reserve vessel USAV Robert T. Kuroda, responded to a U.S. Coast Guard request for assistance in the rescue of a civilian on a disabled sailboat, near San Nicholas Island, Calif., July 9, 2012.

  • Maintenance keeps Golden Cargo moving

    Jul 16, 2012

    For military troops participating in Operation Golden Cargo, a two-week nationwide logistics mission, finding and fixing maintenance problems is a constant task.

  • Movement Control Teams: Golden Cargo's gateway to convoy operations

    Jul 15, 2012

    Operation Golden Cargo, a logistical exercise for Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers who transport truckloads of ammunition across the U.S., has a specialized team of Soldiers that keeps convoys on track.

  • Golden Cargo puts Reservists, Guardsmen to work

    Jul 13, 2012

    Golden Cargo takes place across the western half the United States this month as members of the U.S. Army Reserve, National Guard and Navy work alongside civilians in the handling and shipping of ammunition to strategic locations.

  • Deputy Reserve chief receives NAACP award

    Jul 13, 2012

    The deputy chief of the Army Reserve received the 2012 Benjamin L. Hooks Distinguished Service Award for promoting equal opportunity at the annual conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, July 10, 2012.

  • Operation Golden Cargo gets green light

    Jul 11, 2012

    Thousands of military troops took to the road this week as part of Operation Golden Cargo, a two-week logistics operation to move ammunition to installations throughout the United States, which started July 9, 2012.

  • Army Reserve Soldier becomes Tough Mudder for Wounded Warrior

    Jul 10, 2012

    Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Thomas Reneau, a native of Belmont, N.H. and assigned to 368th Engineer Battalion, competes in Tough Mudder to help raise money to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project July 15, 2012 in Vermont.

  • Vicksburg Army Reserve Soldiers welcome their new First Sergeant

    Jul 9, 2012

    GEORGE A. MORRIS ARMY RESERVE CENTER, Miss.--Soldiers, families and friends looked on as HHC, 412th Theater Engineer Command, transfers responsibility from outgoing first sergeant, 1st Sgt. Julius Horne, to incoming first sergeant, 1st Sgt. Richard Broussard, during a change of responsibility ceremony held here July 8, 2012.

  • Reserve and Guard Invest in the future to meet threats

    Jul 9, 2012

    The Newark Armed Forces Reserve Center officially opened for business during a standing-room-only ribbon-cutting ceremony today.

  • Fort Hunter Liggett Change of Command set for July 12

    Jul 8, 2012

    The U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett Change of Command ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. in the Post Theater on Infantry Road.

  • 412th TEC command team visits troops at Warrior Exercise

    Jul 5, 2012

    Maj. Gen. William Buckler, Jr., commander, 412th Theater Engineer Command, checks out a sandbox illustration as company leaders brief plan details at Warrior Exercise, Fort McCoy, June 19, 2012. The 412th command team spent three days observing troops in action and engaging with commanders about training standard, objectives and strategies necessary to improve readiness levels and to meet Army Force Generation requirements. More than 1,100 Soldiers from 412th downtrace units were at Fort McCoy for extended combat training.

  • Reserve sustainment command finishes post-mobilization training with Division West

    Jul 2, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, an Army Reserve logistics unit headquartered in Coraopolis, Pa., has finished two months of training here with Division West and will soon deploy to Kuwait.

  • Lee takes command of the 91st Training Division at Fort Hunter Liggett

    Jul 2, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Jon D. Lee takes charge as Brig. Gen. James T. Cook retires

  • Army Reserve civilian Bosses visit Fort Hunter Liggett

    Jul 1, 2012

    The 91st Training Division hosted 22 employers for a BossLift June 23 during Warrior Exercise 2012 at Fort Hunter Liggett

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