Press release: Local Army Reserve battalion completes training in New Jersey

The 5th Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 100th Division, based in Lubbock, Tx, recently completed its Annual Training at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Jan. 31, 2011. Despite subfreezing temperatures, the Battalion successfully trained 87 Soldiers in both Civil Affairs and Military Information Support Operations initial training (MOS-T), as well as the Non-Commissioned Officer Civil Affairs Advanced Leaders Course. Brigadier General Mark Hendrix, Commander of the 350th Civil Affairs Command, spoke at the combined courses graduation ceremony and offered praise and encouragement to the newly minted Civil Affairs, Military Information Support Operations Soldiers and NCOs.