Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno listens to captains discussing ways to better optimize performance during Solarium 2015, held on Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Feb. 26, 2015.

Solarium 2015: 'Moneyball' performance pitch gets chief's ear

When Capt. Sean Clement saw the baseball film, "Moneyball," it was not Brad Pitt's performance that he remembers most. He said it was the sabermetrics that knocked the ball out of the park for him....READ MORE

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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.


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.


"Bold Shift is the cornerstone of Army Total Force Policy. It supports the sustainment of our reserve components as an operational reserve and focuses on maintaining readiness through structured, integrated training with the active component."

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

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