2013 News

773rd CST conducts building partner capacity engagement in Moldova.

December 16, 2013

CHISINAU, Moldova – Soldiers from the 7th Civil Support Command’s 773rd Civil Support Team participated in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear capabilities’ brief with the Moldovan Army’s Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Company, Dec. 3-5.
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361st supports dozens of countries in NATO exercise

December 16, 2013

CORNWALL, England – Members of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command, 21st Theater Support Command, joined 2,500 personnel from more than a dozen NATO countries in a partnership exercise Nov. 17-29, here.
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Twice the Citizen -- 7th CSC Citizen Soldier; Hotel Owner/Operator in Germany

December 13, 2013

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – After the terrorist attacks on 9/11, many U.S. citizens stepped forward to serve their country.
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USAREUR CSM Visits the 7th CSC

December 12, 2013

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - U.S. Army Europe Command Sgt. Maj. David S. Davenport Sr. visited the Soldiers of the 7th Civil Support Command and answered questions in both a town hall meeting with non-commissioned officers and a luncheon for junior enlisted Soldiers Dec. 7.
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7th CSC Soldier returns from Afghanistan

December 10, 2013

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Most Soldiers normally deploy as a member of a unit but a rare few are sent to a war zone as an individual.
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SILVER SCIMITAR

November 29, 2013

FORT DEVENS, Mass. -- Soldiers stand in line at a mock post office waiting to mail packages and letters home to their families, friends and loved ones. The slow steady hum of conversation fills the room as Soldiers complete their address forms and talk about day-to-day activities.
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7th CSC Soldier competes in Adventure Races

November 19, 2013

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – Running full-speed at nosebleed elevations, traversing creeks, rocks, caves, scrambling over scree and hiking up goat trails with skier-type walking sticks, might seem crazy to some people, but to adventure racers, including one U.S. Army Reserve Soldier stationed in Europe, they’d race no other way.
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7th CSC Soldiers participate in Red Ribbon run

November 12, 2013

SEMBACH KASERNE, Germany – Soldiers from the 7th Civil Support Command participated in the annual five-kilometer Red Ribbon run Oct. 19, to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault, and the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Program.
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Chief of the Army Reserve visits 7th CSC

November 07, 2013

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – The 7th Civil Support Command hosted Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, the Chief of the Army Reserve and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Reserve Command Nov. 4-6.
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7th CSC holds Yellow Ribbon event for Soldiers and their families

October 29, 2013

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany — The 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 7th Civil Support Command’s Soldiers and their families from the Kaiserslautern area attended a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event conducted by the 7th CSC Family Programs Office, Oct. 25-27.
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406th HR Co. supports exercise UE 14-1

October 28, 2013

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 406th Human Resources Company, 7th Civil Support Command, based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, participated in exercise Unified Endeavor 14-1, providing critical support and training with multi-national Soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and civilians Sep. 16 – Oct. 25 here.
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Civil Support Team welcomes new commander

October 02, 2013

VOGELWEH, Germany – A new commander took the reins of the only civil support team operating outside the continental U.S. during a ceremony conducted Sept. 18 on Daenner Kaserne.
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7th CSC transforms CBRN response in Europe

September 24, 2013

VOGELWEH, Germany – The 7th Civil Support Command inactivated the 771st, 772nd and 774th Civil Support Teams during a short ceremony Sept. 18.
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Allies assess EUCOM HA projects in Moldova

September 24, 2013

CHISINAU, Moldova – Soldiers from the 7th Civil Support Command, 21st Theater Sustainment Command deployed to this Eastern European nation Sept. 9 for assessments of U.S. European Command humanitarian assistance projects designed to improve the lives of the Moldovan people.
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7th CSC Soldiers participate in SRP

September 11, 2013

DAENNER KASERNE, Germany – Soldiers from the 7th Civil Support Command conducted Soldier Readiness Processing Sept. 7-8 to improve the unit’s overall mission readiness.
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773rd Civil Support Team conducts change of responsibility ceremony

August 22, 2013

RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany - The change of responsibility is a simple, traditional event that is rich with symbolism and heritage. The responsibilities for training and the welfare of the Soldiers are passed from the outgoing senior enlisted of the unit to the incoming.
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773rd CST participates in drivers' safety training

August 22, 2013

HOCKENHEIM, Germany – As part of the 7th Civil Support Command’s safety office accident prevention campaign, members of the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, participated in drivers’ improvement training instructed by the Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobile-Club, Aug. 6.
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USARC and USAREUR Leadership Observe 7th CSC Capabilities Demonstration

July 19, 2013

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany— Leaders from the U.S. Army Reserve Command and U.S. Army Europe observed a Foreign Consequence Management static display and capabilities demonstration provided by the Soldiers of the 7th Civil Support Command on Daenner Kaserne, July 15.
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773rd CST works with Polish Army CBRN unit during BIOSAFE 2013 workshop in Poland

July 10, 2013

LODZ, Poland— Soldiers with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, traveled from Kaiserslautern, Germany, to Lodz to partake and assist in the Transatlantic Collaborative Biological Resiliency Demonstration BIOSAFETY 2013 workshop sponsored by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and the Polish Epidemiological Response Center June 24–28.
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7th CSC Soldiers teach civil affairs concepts to Bulgarian CIMIC

June 19, 2013

SOFIA, Bulgaria — Civil Affairs Soldiers with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 7th Civil Support Command and Bulgarian Army Land Forces’ Civil Military Cooperation troops deployed to Afghanistan in the past several years to conduct CA and CIMIC operations, respectively.
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773rd CST participates in a validation exercise alongside Belgium Fire Department

June 10, 2013

ZAVENTEM, Belgium — Army Reserve Soldiers with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, participated in a validation exercise at Brussels International Airport as part of a joint training exercise alongside the Zaventem Fire Department and members of U.S. Army North based at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, here June 5.
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7th CSC Chaplain named LRMC Pastor

May 30, 2013

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Daniel K. White, chaplain of the Kaiserslautern-based 7th Civil Support Command, was installed as the head pastor of the Landstuhl Regional Medical Clinic chapel during a ceremony, May 5...
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7th CSC CG honors WW II troops on Memorial Day

May 30, 2013

EPINAL, FRANCE — Brig. Gen. Paul M. Benenati, commanding general of the Kaiserslautern-based 7th Civil Support Command, represented the United States during the annual Memorial Day commemoration ceremony here...
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7th CSC Civil Affairs Soldiers compete in international patrolling competition

May 30, 2013

The three-day event, hosted by the Reserve Officer’s Association of the Italian Army, kicked off on May 24 at mid-day with a shooting range competition. Each team member in the competition fired...
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457th CA Soldier presented HSM Award

May 21, 2013

DAENNER KASERNE, Germany — Lt. Col. Efrem Z. Slaughter, a native of North Little Rock, Ark., executive officer of the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, 7th Civil Support Command, received the Humanitarian...
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7th CSC hosts Bulgarians for partnership training event

May 21, 2013

RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany — Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, 7th Civil Support Command’s 773rd Civil Support Team, hosted Bulgarian Army Soldiers to demonstrate the chemical, biological...
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196th MSU doctor assists with international training event

May 21, 2013

RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany — An Army Reserve physician, assigned to the 196th Medical Support Unit of the 7th Civil Support Command, assisted in a partner nation training event with the Bulgarian Army, May 14-18...
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Army Materiel Command CG visits 7th Civil Support Command

May 10, 2013

KAISERSLAUTERN, GERMANY — Gen. Dennis L. Via, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command with headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., visited the leaders and Soldiers of the 7th Civil Support Command, May 4...
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406th Human Resources Company conducts training at Grafenwoehr

May 10, 2013

GRAFENWOEHR TRAINING AREA, Germany — Rocked by the sonic roar of jet fighters training overhead, a 29-vehicle convoy from the 406th Human Resources Company rumbled into the Grafenwoehr Training Area during a four-day training exercise April 18-21...
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7th CSC hosts yellow ribbon event for deploying and redeployed Army Reserve Soldiers

May 10, 2013

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany — U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and their Families from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 7th Civil Support Command, with headquarters in Kaiserslautern, attended a two-day Yellow Ribbon event for deploying and re-deployed units, April 27-29...
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7th CSC hosts 105th USAR birthday celebration

April 24, 2013

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — The U.S. Army Reserve’s 7th Civil Support Command hosted a ceremony at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court to recognize and celebrate the U. S. Army Reserve’s 105th birthday, April 23...
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361st Civil Affairs Brigade assumption of command

April 24, 2013

LANDSTUHL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Germany—Col. Miguel A. Castellanos assumed command of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 7th Civil Support Command’s 361st Civil Affairs Brigade in a ceremony held at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center gymnasium April 21...
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773rd CST gives students glimpse into unique military mission

April 19, 2013

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – More than 90 Kaiserslautern High School students gathered on the Vogelweh Military Complex, April 2, to get hands-on familiarization of how Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support...
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7th CSC AT program manager earns award

March 28, 2013

DAENNER KASERNE, Germany — The 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 7th Civil Support Command’s anti-terrorism force protection manager efforts earned him second place in the annual Department of the Army U.S. Army Reserve Command anti-terrorism competition...
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7th CSC CSM Change of Responsibility

March 07, 2013

RHINE ORDNANCE BARRACKS, Germany — Command Sgt. Maj. James Murrin, a native of Boston, assumed responsibility of the 7th Civil Support Command, 21st Theater Sustainment Command from Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Biere in a change of responsibility ceremony, Mar. 4...
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7th CSC’s 773rd CST goes ‘back to school’

March 01, 2013

VOGELWEH MILITARY COMPLEX, Germany— Chemicals, formulas and flames were the focus of 18 Soldiers from the 7th Civil Support Command’s 773rd Civil Support Team and more than a dozen Kaiserslautern High School freshmen who met as part of the..
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Four 7th CSC units change command

March 01, 2013

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany— New leaders assumed command of four 7th Civil Support Command, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, units during separate ceremonies in January...
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7th CSC develops FCM playbook during exercise Saber Junction

January 25, 2013

GRAFENWOEHR TRAINING AREA, Germany — Reactions were real and responses scrutinized in the aftermath of a simulated earthquake in the fictitious country of Minaria during the foreign consequence management exercise Saber Junction 13 that took place..
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7th CSC Soldiers redeploy from Afghanistan

January 25, 2013

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – The first Army Reserve movement control team to deploy to Afghanistan from a location outside the United States redeployed from Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Jan. 16.
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