The 481st Transportation Company (Heavy Boats) brings loads of equipment from Port Hueneme, Calif., to San Clemente Island. This 16-hour round trip for the landing craft utility 2000 saves the Navy hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Army Reserve heavy boats conduct joint operations

Army Reserve Soldiers, from the 481st Transportation Company (Heavy Boat), stay shipshape by conducting joint operations with the Navy. The Army's 2000 series of landing craft utility boats have a capability unmatched by the Navy....READ MORE

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

Commander Biography

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