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  • New mission partners First Army mentors with Afghan security forces

    Mar 5, 2012

    Soldiers from First Army units located across the United States began preparations in January to deploy to Afghanistan as a part of new specialized teams that will begin this spring to train and assist Afghan National Security Forces.

  • Maj. Gen. Buckler visits Seoul, discusses engineer operations in the Far East

    Mar 3, 2012

    Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler, Jr., commanding general of the 412th Theater Engineer Command, discussed engineer operations in the Far East with Col. Donald Degidio, commander of Far East District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, during a recent visit to Seoul, Feb. 27. 2012.

  • 7th Civil Support Command oversees Montenegro humanitarian assistance mission

    Mar 1, 2012

    U.S. Army Europe has deployed a task force of two Black Hawk helicopters and a support crew to Montenegro to provide much-needed humanitarian assistance in areas heavily hit by recent snowfall.

  • 425th preps for Afghan mission in Hoosier State

    Mar 1, 2012

    Soldiers from the 425th Civil Affairs Battalion are training for their upcoming provincial reconstruction team mission to Kapisa Province, Afghanistan, at Camp Atterbury, Ind.

  • Brig. Gen. Puster addresses regional leaders at council meeting

    Mar 1, 2012

    Brig. Gen. David Puster, commanding general of the 302d Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, addressed regional and civic leaders, and veterans, during the Western Massachusetts Advisory Council meeting held at the Springfield Recruiting Company, Feb. 22, 2012. (U.S. Air Force, Senior Airman Kelly Galloway - Released)

  • Army Reserve Soldiers get post-deployment job search help

    Feb 26, 2012

    For some Reserve Soldiers redeployment means going back to their families, homes, and civilian jobs. For others, it means being released from active duty and starting a job search.

  • New assistant I.G. sworn in

    Feb 23, 2012

    VICKSBURG, Miss.- The 412th Theater Engineer Command's new assistant inspector general was sworn in during a ceremony at the TEC headquarters, Feb. 12, 2012.

  • Col. Baldwin takes reigns of 3rd MDSC OCP (FWD)

    Feb 22, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Col. Danny C. Baldwin assumed command of the Third Medical Command (Deployment Support) Operational Command Post (Forward) from Col. Chance T. Kaplan during a change of command ceremony Feb. 21 at Camp Arifjan.

  • US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico develops youth

    Feb 21, 2012

    San Juan, PR- Approximately 50 teenagers, between the ages of 14-17 years old, from all around the island of Puerto Rico, participated in the first Youth, Leadership, Education and Development (YLEAD) summit for reservists' dependents, at the CONRAD hotel in San Juan, 26-29 Jan.

  • 246th QM Co. deploys to Afghanistan

    Feb 21, 2012

    Aguadilla, PR- Troops assigned to the 246th Mortuary Affairs (MA) Company, US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, departed to a mobilization station in the Continental United States, 29 Jan, as part of their process to mobilize to Afghanistan.

  • 51-year-old mom holds her own during Basic Combat Training

    Feb 17, 2012

    When Sgt. Sandra Coast graduates from Basic Combat Training on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., she officially begins her Army career, at 51 years old.

  • Army Reserve command team visits 7th CSC Soldiers

    Feb 16, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, the chief of the Army Reserve and commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Schultz, the command sergeant major of the Army Reserve, brought Soldiers messages focusing on upcoming changes to the active and reserve Army structure during a two-day tour of the 7th Civil Support Command and the Kaiserslautern Military Community here Feb. 11-12.

  • Fort Lee graduates first class of Stryker maintainers

    Feb 16, 2012

    Twenty Soldiers are making history at Fort Lee, Va., today by being the first to graduate from the brand new Stryker Systems Maintainer military occupational specialty.

  • American Legion and US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, working together for the troops

    Feb 16, 2012

    Fort Buchanan, PR- As part of the US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico's effort to build effective partnerships with members of the community, the 1st Mission Support Command (1st MSC) received the visit of Mr. Fang A. Wong, National Commander of the American Legion, at the command headquarters, 31 Jan.

  • Winning the War on Terror with adaptable warriors

    Feb 16, 2012

    The acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs, David McGinnis, and Dr. Wizdom Powell, with the White House Fellows, visited Camp Atterbury and Muscatatuck to meet with key leaders, tour facilities and observe pre and post-mobilization operations.

  • 368th Engineer Battalion Soldier surprises wife on Wheel of Fortune

    Feb 14, 2012

    Game show prize money? Fourteen thousand dollars. New Sony Tablet? Four hundred dollars. Reuniting with your spouse after a yearlong tour of duty? Priceless.

  • Civil Affairs team gets dirty to learn new ways to help Afghans

    Feb 10, 2012

    401st Civil Affairs Battalion gets ADAPT-ed for Afghanistan with intense week long training the heart of California's agribusiness.

  • Fort Meade Soldier hopes to make a difference on Capitol Hill

    Feb 10, 2012

    With the desire to positively influence the lives of Soldiers everywhere, Capt. Adrian Foster applied to the Army Congressional Fellowship Program -- and was accepted. Today, he looks forward to swapping Army fatigues and combat boots for suits and Oxfords.

  • Schofield Barracks Health Clinic's own recognized for outstanding support to Reserve component

    Feb 10, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- For his unwavering support of Guard and Reserve employees, Maj. Todd Jackson, clinical nurse officer-in-charge at Schofield Barracks Health Clinic's Acute Care Clinic, earned the Patriot Award, Feb. 8.

  • Virtual Hurricane simulator helps prepares Army North for future missions, exercises

    Feb 10, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Imagine a category 4 hurricane approaching the southern coast of Florida: Where will it go? What damage will it do? A program, used by U.S. Army North, will help plan, train and operate for those types of scenarios.

  • Ultimate Food Fight - 37th Military Culinary Arts Competition begins this month

    Feb 9, 2012

    Attracting more than 300 competitors and featuring more than 650 judged events, the 37th Military Culinary Arts Competition is sure to sizzle this year at Fort Lee. The competition, which is free to attend and open to the general public, is scheduled to be held at the Post Field House Feb. 29 - March 7. Main events include the field cooking competition, ice carving and student team skills, where competitors will showcase their knowledge of cuts, chops and preparation techniques.

  • Tuskegee Airman shares history with deploying Soldiers

    Feb 6, 2012

    More than 60 Army Reserve Soldiers attended a meet-and-greet with a local member of the Second World War's famed Tuskegee Airmen, Jan. 27, 2012, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

  • Survey asks for PT uniform recommendations

    Feb 6, 2012

    The Army wants Soldier input about a potential upgrade to the Army's physical fitness uniform.

  • Task Force Hurricane in the forecast for northern Afghanistan

    Feb 6, 2012

    Soldiers of the 841st Engineer Battalion's headquarters and forward support companies lead by (L-R) 1st Lt. Santos Ortiz and 1st Sgt. Stephon McAffee, headquarters company, Capt. Geoffery Givens and 1st Sgt. Corey Thompson, Forward Support Company. Seated, (L-R) Florida Governor Rick Scott, 841st Engineer Battalion commander Lt. Col. William Schaper, 926th Engineer Brigade commander Col. Lew Irwin and Miami Dade College president Dr. Jose A. Vicente during a departure ceremony at Miami Dade College, Feb. 4, 2012. The two companies will deploy to Afghanistan as part of Task Force Hurricane to provide command and control of combat and construction missions. The task force will also collaborate with the Afghan National Army in Regional Command North to improve security, development, and governance of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Phillip Eugene, 412th TEC Public Affairs)

  • Holiday demob surge no match for First Army Division East

    Feb 3, 2012

    With a normal demobilization load of about 4,600 troops coupled with a surge demob load of nearly 2,500 troops, First Army Division East personnel proved their professionalism and reinforced their reputation as the premier organization for demob support with the successful demobilization of more than 7,000 returning Warriors.

  • Training connects Arizona teachers and U.S. Army Reserve soldiers

    Feb 3, 2012

    In a quiet, empty classroom of an elementary school nestled in the Phoenix suburb of Buckeye, a teacher and four U.S. Army Reserve soldiers sit down for a conversation on Jan. 20, 2012. After all students were dismissed for the day, the long hallways echo footsteps of faculty as soldiers from Charlie Company from the 492nd Civil Affairs Battalion introduce themselves and begin a conversation with 5th grade teacher, Christy N. Sartiano at the West Park Elementary School.

  • Oswego community bids farewell to local heroes

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Oswego community showed up in full force to demonstrate their support and bid farewell to their local heroes, the men and women of the 444th Engineer Company, during a mobilization ceremony Jan. 31, 2012 in Oswego, New York.

  • Digital partnership improves health care access for veterans

    Feb 1, 2012

    Part of the demobilization process for Reserve and National Guard troops has gone digital with a partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Eligibility Center and First Army Division East. In November 2011 the pair implemented an online application for returning service members to register for health benefits during the demobilization process, rather than the traditional paper application. This online application is helping thousands of returning troops get health benefits faster.

  • Crossing the Gap … Safely

    Jan 31, 2012

    Vehicle water crossings are an inevitable yet necessary task for Leaders, Soldiers and personnel to accomplish their mission. Because of the inherent danger in water crossings, it is imperative units conduct proper terrain analysis, personnel training in fording operations, equipment preparation and apply composite risk management during the planning process and well before the execution phase.

  • Reserve Soldiers 'more relevant' than ever

    Jan 31, 2012

    Amidst concerns of budget and troop reductions, Reserve Soldiers remain a critical component of America's defense, said the chief of the Army Reserve.

  • OC/Ts Sculpt the Faces of Future Warfighters

    Jan 31, 2012

    Mastering job skills while deployed can be quite difficult, but fortunately the Soldiers attending Silver Scimitar have the luxury of being trained by some of the best from the field. As the final week of Silver Scimitar 2012 begins, Soldiers participating in the training move from the classroom to applying what they've learned in a hands-on event.

  • Junior Warrant officer brings unique experience to Silver Scimitar

    Jan 31, 2012

    Silver Scimitar brings together Soldiers from many backgrounds and components, but Warrant Officer Christina Colby adds her unique experience to the annual training event. Colby is the first chairperson of the Junior Warrant Officers' Action Committee, a newly created organization sponsored by the U.S. Warrant Officer's Association. After 12 years as an enlisted Soldier, she was appointed as a warrant officer and quickly got involved in the association to help her peers.

  • Human Resources Soldiers begin Silver Scimitar 2012

    Jan 30, 2012

    Silver Scimitar is a U.S. Army Reserve Command-sponsored two-week training event that gives Human Resources Soldiers the training and expertise they need to sustain the fight.

  • VA facility fittingly named after Army Reserve Civil Affairs Officer and doctor

    Jan 30, 2012

    As the nation begins to draw down its forces, more and more veterans will be entering the Veterans Affairs (VA) health system. As of January 25, 2012 veterans in Southern California have access to a new, state of the art medical facility now named after a civil affairs Soldier who was also, fittingly, a doctor of optometry.

  • Program connects Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers with units

    Jan 30, 2012

    The newly created Individual Ready Reserve Affiliation Program allows IRR Soldiers and their families to maintain a connection to the military community through an affiliation with the local reserve-component unit that is closest to their home.

  • New Jersey Army Reserve Soldier receives 'Chaplain of the Year' Award

    Jan 30, 2012

    Chaplain (Capt.) Karen A. Hallett (third from left) was presented the 'Chaplain of the Year' award at the Reserve Officers Association National Security Convention in Washington, D.C. Jan. 30, 2012. Hallett is pictured following the awards ceremony with Col. Kristina D. Moeller, USARC Chaplain, Brig. Gen. Douglas R. Satterfield, deputy commanding general, 412th Theater Engineer Command, and Rev. Ron Brovold. (Photo: 1st Lt. Jae Bin Ahn)

  • Army Reserve exceeds former active duty service members' expectations

    Jan 27, 2012

    For Specialists Jose' Duprey and Emilio Aguiar, coming off active duty into the Army Reserve meant new challenges.

  • Reservists finish detainee operations in Afghanistan

    Jan 27, 2012

    A company of Army Reservists stepped inside the Special Events Center at Fort Carson, Colo., Jan. 21, 2012, after completing a one-year deployment handling detainee operations in Afghanistan.

  • Army's 'best kept secret' floats

    Jan 26, 2012

    The 824th Transportation Company, a Reserve unit from Moorehead City, N.C., just arrived in Kuwait to start their yearlong deployment. The home away from home has a unique feature, it floats.

  • Dental company commander brings lifetime of knowledge

    Jan 26, 2012

    After 21 years away from the Army and retiring from dentistry in the civilian sector, Daniel P. Alston returned to serve in the Army Reserve, and now commands the 143rd Dental Company (Area Support) Forward as a lieutenant colonel.

  • Facebook: Please use responsibly

    Jan 24, 2012

    While social media like Facebook allow Soldiers to keep in touch with friends and family around the world, strangers and enemies of the U.S. might also be keeping tabs on Soldiers as well.

  • Miami Soldier attends 'State of the Union' Address

    Jan 23, 2012

    2nd Lt. Brittany Ramos, assigned to the 841st Engineer Battalion, had the chance of a lifetime at the State of the Union address Jan. 24, 2012, thanks to an invitation from Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. The 22-year old was selected for the opportunity following an impressive interview with Schultz's District Office staff. Ramos, a native of Flower Mound, Texas, and an Honors BOLC graduate last year, is proud of her family's Army strong heritage.

  • Olympic hopeful Sgt. Charles Blackwell: Boxing is pure

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Five years ago, Sgt. Charles Blackwell --then a civilian -- did something ridiculous. He brazenly walked into the University of Las Vegas boxing club and said he wanted to lace up the gloves. UNLV wasn't just any team; the University had just won the 2006 National title. Blackwell wasn't just any boxing hopeful; he was a novice with absolutely zero experience. He wasn't even a student, just a campus visitor to where his sister was attending.

  • Home from Afghanistan

    Jan 14, 2012

    Ponce, PR- Approximately 100 soldiers assigned to the 475th Eng. Co., 1st Mission Support Command, US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, came home to an emotive and happy reception, 14 Jan., after a yearlong mobilization in Afghanistan.

  • Last logistics battalion returns from Iraq

    Jan 12, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (January 12, 2012)--When Soldiers from the 275th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion deployed to Iraq last March, they embarked on a historic 10-month mission that helped close the chapter on more than

  • Spc. Justin Pfeiffer finds passion in helping others

    Jan 9, 2012

    Spc. Justin Pfeiffer, a medic with the 365th Engineer Battalion, was recently recognized by his leadership for spearheading a successful fundraising event to support the unit's Family Readiness Group. Pfeiffer is pictured with his mother, Jodie Miller, and Brig. Gen. Douglas R. Satterfield, deputy commanding general of the 412th Theater Engineer Command following the awards ceremony in Schuylkill, Pa., Dec. 11, 2011. (Photo: 2nd Lt. Renee Zimmerman)

  • Civil Affairs Soldiers Use Real World Scenario to Train for Overseas Deployment

    Jan 8, 2012

    The 418th Civil Affairs Battalion of Belton, Mo., combined realistic deployment training with real-world disaster management planning.

  • 326th Quartermaster Company Wins Philip A. Connelly Award

    Jan 6, 2012

    Soldiers from the 326th Quartermaster Company recently came together to compete and prove that they have what it takes to be the best and on Dec. 28 it was announced that the 326th was the Army Reserve Command winner of 44th Philip A. Connelly Award. Soldiers from the 326th competed in multiple United States Army Reserve Command level competitions before being announced as the winners.

  • Reserve website offers 600,000 jobs to veterans

    Jan 6, 2012

    The large number of veterans coming out of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are a good resource for American businesses looking for great employees, said an Army Reserve general.

  • Reserve Soldiers, Marines team up in Toys for Tots

    Jan 3, 2012

    Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to Army Sustainment Command joined Marine Reservists to deliver Toys for Tots.

  • Spc. Megan Henry takes 'World-Class' shot at Olympics

    Jan 3, 2012

    It's not your everyday sleigh ride. Sliding headfirst down an icy trail at speeds in excess of 80 mph is 'like jumping out of an airplane without leaving the ground,' according to Spc. Megan Henry.

  • Memphis 2nd graders send letters, care packages to Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Dec 30, 2011

    2nd graders at Lausanne Collegiate School proudly show letters and snacks they have prepared for the Soldiers of the 689th Engineer Company currently deployed to Afghanistan.

  • Reservists celebrate holidays in Afghanistan

    Dec 30, 2011

    FOB Pasab, Afghanistan- Soldiers assigned to the 389th Finance Detachment, US Army Reserve Puerto Rico, who recently arrived to Afghanistan, took a moment to celebrate the holiday season.

  • Best in Army Food Service Honored

    Dec 28, 2011

    The winning units for the 2012 Philip A. Connelly Award for Excellence in Army food service have been selected for the active Army, National Guard and Reserve components. The U.S. Army Quartermaster School, which is part of the Combined Arms Support Command, headquartered at Fort Lee, Va., manages the program through the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence. The International Food Service Executives Association and Department of the Army G-4 are co-sponsors of this awards program.

  • Army Reservist wins Operation Rising Star

    Dec 27, 2011

    Army Reserve Sgt. Melissa Neal, a former active-duty Soldier and current military wife and mother, added Operation Rising Star winner to her repertoire Dec. 17, 2011, at Fort Sam Houston Theatre.

  • Soldiers, community leaders receive awards for contribution to unit success

    Dec 27, 2011

    Several local community leaders were recognized for their volunteerism and valuable contribution to the 36th Engineer Battalion Dec. 11, 2011, Schuylkill, Pa. Pictured with the group are Brig. Gen. Douglas R. Satterfield, deputy commander of the 412th Theater Engineer Command, and his wife Nancy (third from right).(Photo: 2nd Lt. Renee Zimmerman)

  • Austin Army Reservist receives Purple Heart

    Dec 27, 2011

    In these images released by Texas Military Forces Col. Leroy Ontiberos received several military honors during a small ceremony in Austin, Texas, Tuesday, December 27, 2011. Army Maj. Gens. Gary Bunch and Jaye Wells pinned the Meritorious Service Medal, the Legion of Merit and the Purple Heart on Ontiberos as several members of his family and friends observed the military ritual. Prior to the ceremony, Allen Bergeron, a representative from the Employer Support of the Guard/Reserve committee, presented a plaque to his longtime civilian employer for his continued support. (Photo/100th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Melissa Bright)

  • Washington legislators see needs, abilities of Army Reserve

    Dec 23, 2011

    The 88th Regional Support Command conducted an Army Reserve Day in Washington State to demonstrate the needs and capabilities of the Army Reserve in conjunction with operational readiness.

  • Soldier's lengthy job search not unique in bad economy

    Dec 22, 2011

  • Army Reserve opens new headquarters

    Dec 21, 2011

    The Office of the Chief of the Army Reserve has relocated to its new headquarters building at Ft. Belvoir, Va.

  • Maj. Gen. Buckler holds second Town Hall meeting

    Dec 19, 2011

    Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler Jr., commanding general, 412th Theater Engineer Command, discuss priorities and the Army Force Generation process with Soldiers and full-time civilian personnel during a town hall meeting Dec. 13, 2011 at the George A. Morris Army Reserve Center in Vicksburg, Miss. (Photo: Capt. Maryjane Porter)

  • Cobalt Dragon prepares unit for threat

    Dec 15, 2011

    The ever-present threat of without warning disasters and terrorist attacks necessitates the need for qualified Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear specialists to always be prepared to protect U.S. national interests. One such capability is the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, who put their expertise to the test during exercise Cobalt Dragon here at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Dec 5-9.

  • Reserve Soldiers participate in full-spectrum training exercise

    Nov 23, 2011

    Soldiers from the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade along with Bravo Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, based out of Kaiserslautern, Germany, took part in the first full-spectrum training exercise in nearly a decade, at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, during the month of October.

  • Wildcat sax player inducted into the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

    Nov 21, 2011

    It started with only a couple of weeks' prep time and it ended with a recitation of the NCO creed while in the front-leaning rest position. However, it is an event that will only happen once in the life of Staff Sgt. Tyler Myers: induction into the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club.

  • 302nd MEB Military Policeman awarded Purple Heart

    Nov 21, 2011

    Capt. Brien Durkee woke up at 3 a.m. and went to the Bahgram Airfield MP station to call his family back home in Massachusetts before starting the workday on September 11, 2010.

  • 378TH Combat Sustainment Support Battalion to Conduct Farewell Ceremony and Casing of the Colors

    Nov 15, 2011

    The 378th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion conducted a Farewell Ceremony and Casing of the Colors, November 13th, at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., prior to their deployment to Afghanistan. The event was the last chance for many family and friends to say good-bye to their Soldiers.

  • Pro vs. GI Joe

    Nov 15, 2011

    With Veterans Day fast approaching, nothing screams America more than Servicemembers, football, and fireworks. Pro vs. GI Joe, a non-profit organization, found a way to put all three of these together to help celebrate and recognize the sacrifice our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines have made. The Pro vs. GI Joe organization, founded by Addie and Greg Zinone in 2007, sets up a video-game competitions between professional athletes and troops.

  • Army planning 'Continuum of Service' between components

    Nov 15, 2011

    Known as the Continuum of Service, the Army Reserve wants Soldiers to have the ability to move between the active and reserve components, and civilian service.

  • 'Go for Broke' unit honors Gold Star Mother

    Nov 14, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- A Gold Star mother received a memento symbolizing her son's military service from the unit he served with in Iraq at a ceremony at the Sgt. Evan Parker Memorial Pavilion, here.

  • 758th Engineer Company helps elderly couple during IRT exercise

    Nov 13, 2011

    MIAMI-Twenty Reserve Soldiers from the 758th Engineer Company joined forces with the charity "Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade, Inc.," during an Innovative Readiness Training exercise in Miami, Nov. 5-7, 2011.

  • Soldier's sacrifice leads chaplain back to Army service

    Nov 9, 2011

    After a break in service following eight years as a Reserve medic, the death of a Soldier inspired Todd Cheney to rejoin the Army as a chaplain in 2006. Today, Cheney is a captain in the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, ministering to Soldiers at Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan.

  • Captain America, Reserve Soldiers share big screen

    Nov 7, 2011

    Twenty-five Soldiers assigned to the Columbus, Ohio-based 391st Military Police Battalion were battling bad guys with Captain America and his Avengers superheroes during an intensive battle scene that will soon play out in movie theaters worldwide in 2012.

  • Active Army seeks Guard, Reserve officers with specialized skills

    Nov 7, 2011

    Army National Guard and Army Reserve captains and majors seeking Regular Army appointment and service on active duty can apply for the Call to Active Duty, or CAD, program.

  • Vietnam vets faces to adorn Schumacher, Newman race cars

    Nov 7, 2011

    As a Veterans Day tribute, the U.S. Army Racing cars for drivers Tony Schumacher and Ryan Newman will be adorned with more than 350 faces of Army Vietnam Veterans during this weekend's NHRA and NASCAR races.

  • 773rd Civil Support Team welcomes new commander

    Nov 4, 2011

    Lt. Col Leslie M. Dillard assumed command of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, from Maj. Michael J. Stribrny at NCO Field on Daenner Kaserne, here Nov. 1.

  • 81st RSC holds Red Ribbon Week 5k walk

    Nov 3, 2011

    Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest anti-drug program in the country and is celebrated in honor of murdered DEA undercover operative Enrique "Kiki" Camarena who was killed in 1985 in Mexico.

  • Brig. Gen. Haigler visits Signaleers in Guam and Okinawa

    Nov 3, 2011

    Newly appointed Brig. Gen. Janice Haigler, deputy commanding general, 311th Signal Command (Theater), visited the 58th Signal Battalion in Okinawa and 333rd Signal Company in Guam, both elements of the 311th SC, from October 23 through 26.

  • Dauntless Soldiers and Civilians take on the ATM

    Oct 31, 2011

    Approximately 20 Soldiers and civilian employees from the 99th Regional Support Command joined close to 30,000 runners and walkers from around the world to compete in the 27th Annual Army Ten-Miler.

  • Courage in the face of fire

    Oct 31, 2011

    An Army Civil Affairs Reserve Soldier receives Army's Safety Guardian Award for his actions in saving a woman's life.

  • 442nd ID "Go for Broke" honors mother of fallen Soldier

    Oct 31, 2011

    Members of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Infantry Division gathered with Anita Dixon at the Sgt. Evan S. Parker Memorial Pavilion, named after her son, Oct. 26, on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • 7th CSC Soldiers road march to maintain proficiency

    Oct 24, 2011

    Soldiers of Charlie Company, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, 7th Civil Support Command, conducted a road march at Wiesbaden Army Airfield, here, Oct. 16, to maintain proficiency on one of their many warrior tasks. The road march was more than just a motivational event; it was real-life training for the Soldiers.

  • Army Reserve's Most Seasoned Troops Get New Commanding General

    Oct 24, 2011

    As fall arrived, so did a new season of leadership for U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne). Maj. Gen. David N. Blackledge relinquished command to Maj. Gen. Jeffrey A. Jacobs here Oct. 23, 2011.

  • Army Reserve Command Sergeant Major visits AFSBn--KAF

    Oct 23, 2011

    The command sergeant major of the Army Reserve visited the Army Field Support Battalion--Kandahar Oct. 19.

  • New York battle buddies become brothers in arms

    Oct 20, 2011

    When Pvt. Jereld Vanhook, Company A, 3rd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, arrived in Basic Combat Training nine weeks ago, his "brother," Pfc. Omari Paul was by his side.

  • Legion of Merit Award for 42 Years of Service

    Oct 20, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj., Thomas Donohue, received the Legion of Merit Award for 42 years of service during a retirement ceremony with the 301st Regional Support Group, October 16, in Butler, Pa.

  • Legislation could expand Reserve role in homeland security

    Oct 16, 2011

    Legislation being considered by both houses of Congress could provide the Army Reserve broader authority to call up troops for homeland security and also allow the force to deploy units for operations lasting 120 days or less.

  • Washington Army Reserve Unit Faces Big Challenges During Deployment

    Oct 14, 2011

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- More than 270 Washington-based Army Reserve soldiers of the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command arrived here Sept. 16 to begin their unit's first overseas deployment.

  • Ground broken for $6.8 million barracks project at Fort McCoy

    Oct 13, 2011

    Fort McCoy installation leadership and civilian contractors donned hard hats and used golden shovels Sept. 28 to break ground for the construction of the Annual Training/Mobilization (AT/MOB) barracks. "This is a historic event," said Darrell Neitzel, director of the Directorate of Public Works (DPW) at Fort McCoy, "This is the first permanent Soldier training barracks that has been built at Fort McCoy, ever."

  • Fort McCoy training totals surpass 134,000 troops in FY 2011

    Oct 13, 2011

    Training totals at Fort McCoy surpassed 134,000 personnel in fiscal year (FY) 2011, which ended Sept. 30. The total is up more than 23,000 personnel from FY 2010 totals and continues the installation's record of having trained more than 100,000 personnel annually since FY 1984.

  • Army overhauling personnel management

    Oct 13, 2011

    The all-volunteer force can expect several changes in terms of promotion, evaluation and professional development as the Army looks at new strategies for overhauling its personnel management system.

  • The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command flavor

    Oct 12, 2011

    It was time to spice up Camp Arifjan. In honor of the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command's arrival in Kuwait and Hispanic Heritage Month, a special meal was prepared in the Zone 2 dining facility Oct. 5.

  • Pack it up, move it out

    Oct 12, 2011

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Nearly 1,200 containers of serviceable material and more than 35,000 line items are sitting in the Theater Redistribution Center here at any one time. That's a lot of stuff.

  • 364th ESC uncases its colors

    Oct 12, 2011

    The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command from Marysville, Wash. officially assumed their role in the responsible drawdown of forces from Iraq October 6, 2011 with an unfurling of their colors and a patching ceremony. This is the first deployment for the command which has only stood for two years.

  • Army 10-Miler at Camp Buehring

    Oct 12, 2011

    Troops from the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command from Marysville, Wash., traveled from Camp Arifjan to run and compete in the Army 10-Miler at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 2, a shadow race based on the Army 10-Miler held annually in Washington D.C.

  • Guard, Reserve programs focus on jobs, family support

    Oct 12, 2011

    The Army National Guard and Army Reserve are both committed to building a strong, resilient force through family programs and lowering unemployment, their chiefs said this week.

  • Rodriguez stresses importance of the Reserve Component as an operational force

    Oct 10, 2011

    Gen. David Rodriguez, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, highlighted the critical role of Reserve Component Soldiers and units during the keynote address at the Maj. Gen. Robert G. Moorhead Guard/Reserve Breakfast at the 2011 Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Association of the United States Army.

  • 38th Regional Support Group Change of Command Ceremony

    Oct 6, 2011

    The 38th Regional Support Group held a change of command ceremony for incoming commander Lt. Col. Bryan G. Peterson, and outgoing commander Col. Robert M. Pelletier, Oct. 1. The 38th RSG is the largest Army Reserve force in the state of West Virginia.

  • 807th Medical Maintenance helps Honduran hospital

    Sep 30, 2011

    The 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) biomedical repair team has decided to help make a difference at the Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, by repairing much-needed equipment that the hospital can't afford to repair.

  • 7th CSC shares knowledge with Romanian and German soldiers

    Sep 29, 2011

    Soldiers of the 7th Civil Support Command conducted a combined partnership event with Soldiers from the Romanian and German armies who came to share their skills and knowledge with the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade and experience firsthand how to qualify on U.S. weapon systems here at Daenner Kaserne, here Sept. 14.

  • HRC deputy becomes Army's first female African-American major general

    Sep 29, 2011

    The deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Human Resources Command became the first-ever female U.S. Army African-American officer to obtain the rank of major general during her promotion and departure ceremony at the Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude Complex Thursday.


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