Female cultural support team members, assigned to Special Operations Task Force - South, meet with Afghan women and children to assist with medical needs as well as to help coordinate development projects for families in the Panjwai district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2011.

Cultural support team women serve with distinction

Three women, who served overseas on cultural support teams in battle alongside U.S. special operators, shared their experiences during a panel discussion at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., April 27....READ MORE

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MISSION

First Army, as FORSCOM's designated coordinating authority for implementation of the Army Total Force Policy, partners with USAR and ARNG leadership to advise, assist, and train RC formations to achieve Department of the Army directed readiness requirements during both pre- and postmobilization through multicomponent integrated collective training, enabling FORSCOM to provide Combatant Commanders trained and ready forces in support of worldwide requirements.

CORE COMPETENCY

First Army designs and conducts collective training and exercises to train RC Soldiers, staffs and command teams. Our observer coach/trainers provide training support to RC forces to achieve and sustain training readiness.

LEADERS

"Bold Shift delivers: habitual partnerships, the right training support at the right time, increased predictability for reserve- component units, optimized reserve-component readiness and reduced postmobilization training time"

Lt. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, Commanding General, First Army

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