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  • No Tricks, just Treats for Army Reservists this Halloween

    Dec 2, 2010

  • Retired sergeant major continues to serve the Army by serving Soldiers

    Dec 2, 2010

  • The 369th Firefighters joined a taskforce with a really big name for...A really big mission

    Dec 2, 2010

  • American Native speaks to 81st RSC

    Nov 24, 2010

  • Getting back to the basics of interpersonal leadership

    Nov 23, 2010

    The Army has changed tremendously in the last decade, and with that change has come a shifting in viewpoints on a variety of subjects. In areas such as mental and physical resiliency, force modernization and combat techniques, the Army has developed new methods of assessment and execution.

  • AFAP offers chance to make a difference

    Nov 23, 2010

    No one knows the strengths and weaknesses of a program, service or policy like the individuals who work with, benefit from or adhere to it. For that reason, you - the boots-on-the-ground Soldiers, employees, Family members, Wounded Warriors, survivors and retired military personnel - are the catalyst for improving "the system" through the Army Family Action Program (AFAP).

  • Army Reserve culinary decorations center of attraction

    Nov 22, 2010

    This year, three Army Reserve Soldiers are members of the U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team from Ft. Lee, Va., that will compete in the Culinary World Cup in Luxemburg, November 20-25. Staff Sgt. Joseph Parker of the 841st Engineer Battalion, Miami, Fla., Spc. Jeffrey Vaughan assigned to the 55th Sustainment Brigade from Ft. Belvoir, Va. and Sgt. Trent Skinner of the 645th Transportation Company (Inland Cargo) from Las Vegas, Nev., are the first Army Reserve Soldiers to be appointed to the them that has been a joint team, open to service members from all branches, since 2008.

  • Army team wins first medals in Culinary World Cup

    Nov 22, 2010

    The U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team today won its first medals at the Culinary World Cup being held in Luxemburg through Nov. 24.

  • A new chapter begins for Army Diversity and Leadership

    Nov 17, 2010

    The Army has realigned what was formerly known as the Army Diversity Office, Equal Employment Opportunity Civil Rights Office and the Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance and Complaints into the new organization known as the Army's Diversity and Leadership Office.

  • 208th Army Reserve Band performs for student at Prosperity Elementary School in South Carolina

    Nov 11, 2010

    Students and faculty of the Prosperity-Rikard Elementary school in Prosperity, S.C. enjoy several selections of patriotic music by the 208th Army Reserve band during a Nov. 11 Veterans Day performance. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Timothy Lyden (far right) is the band's director, but in his civilian job he is the school's principal. The 208th band falls under the control of the 81st Regional Support Command at Fort Jackson, SC. The 81st RSC provides base operations (BASOPS) support and other services as directed by HQs, U.S. Army Reserve Command to customers in nine southeastern states and Puerto Rico, to enable the Army Reserve to meet global requirements across the full spectrum of operations.

  • 208th Trumpeters

    Nov 11, 2010

    Chief Warrant Officer 3 Timothy Lyden (right) and Sergeant 1st Class Curtis Boot, from the 208th Army Reserve band, perform for a group of students at the Prosperity-Rikard Elementary school in Prosperity, S.C. The school hosted a Veterans Day program on Nov. 11 and the band performed patriotic selections for over 250 people from around the community. In his military capacity Lyden is the band director but in his civilian job, he is the school's principal. The 81st RSC provides base operations (BASOPS) support and other services as directed by HQs, U.S. Army Reserve Command to customers in nine southeastern states and Puerto Rico, to enable the Army Reserve to meet global requirements across the full spectrum of operations.

  • FORSCOM and USARC Forward personnel get their H1N1 and seasonal flu shots

    Nov 9, 2010

    Soldiers and civilians assigned to the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) and U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC) Forward at Fort Bragg took preventive steps to protect themselves from seasonal and H1N1 influenza viruses. Medics from the Womack Family Medicine Residency Clinic vaccinated FORSCOM and USARC personnel in order to reduce the chances of their falling ill as they set the conditions for the seamless transition of FORSCOM and USARC operations from Fort McPherson, Ga., to Fort Bragg, N.C. The move is in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation, which directed their current home, Fort McPherson to close not later than Sept. 15, 2011.

  • Reserve color guard NCOs honor World War II veterans during NFL game

    Nov 8, 2010

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A thunderous roar of more than 73,000 fans welcomed the color guards from all five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces during a National Football League's Carolina Panther football game against the New Orleans Saints Nov. 7. As part of Panthers' military appreciation day activities, Army Reserve Soldiers from the 81st Regional Support Command, based at nearby Fort Jackson, S.C., carried "Old Glory" and

  • Army Reserve team helps Soldiers, families on different front

    Nov 4, 2010

    More than 49,000 Army Reserve Soldiers and their families live in the southeastern portion of the U.S. and Puerto Rico, and ensuring they have a voice is a mission of a small team here. The strategic outreach coordinator and legislative liaison officer for the 81st Regional Support Command work long hours and numerous weekends each month to build an advocacy for the Army Reserve family.

  • Army Reserve Soldier's Fundraising Brings Support and Comfort; Mother of Child Diagnosed with C

    Nov 4, 2010

    Army Reserve Soldier and Auburn University student Sgt. Josiah Greene, was inspired to help fight cancer when he learned that an Auburn football recruit had been diagnosed with leukemia.

  • Army Reserve Leadership Breaks Ground on New Facility

    Nov 2, 2010

    Article on the groundbreaking ceremony for the new headquarters facility for the Office of the Chief, Army Reserve.

  • Reserve NCOs help Wildcats go green at work, home

    Nov 1, 2010

    The task of ensuring the command's garbage dumpsters are clear of recyclable materials is charged to a select few individuals who volunteered to help the 81st Regional Support Command Wildcats stay green.

  • Wildcats take to the streets to raise awareness against drugs

    Oct 29, 2010

    They traded their combat boots, high heels and dress shoes for shorts, t-shirts and running shoes during the second annual Red Ribbon Week 5-kilometer walk held Oct. 28 here.

  • U.S. Army Forces Command, Reserve Soldiers, civilians begin to arrive to in-process, set up shop

    Oct 29, 2010

    About 30 U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command Soldiers and civilian personnel arrived in 'Carolina Country' Monday. They are part of the first large group of personnel to in-process at Fort Bragg from Fort McPherson, Ga. Added to the 'Torch Party' that arrived in August, and the liaison team that has been here since last summer, there are now 190 Soldiers and Army civilians on the ground. About 350 personnel are expected by the end of November.

  • Active, Reserve, Guard teams work together to help survivor families

    Oct 29, 2010

    Fallen Soldiers will never be forgotten. It's one of the core pillars for all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, and the Army's active-duty, National Guard and Reserve components make it a point that families of fallen Soldiers are never forgotten.

  • Wildcats kick off Red Ribbon Week

    Oct 22, 2010

    Army Reserve Soldiers, civilians and family members stood shoulder-to-shoulder to form a unified alliance against drugs on Oct. 22 to help kick off a week-long Red Ribbon Week awareness celebration.

  • Army reservist fights information war in Afghanistan

    Oct 20, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Evan L. Batie, a reservist with the 319th Psychological Operations Co., 13th Psychological Operations Battalion, is on the forefront of the information war in Afghanistan.

  • Reserve "Wildcat" NCOs train on new physical readiness training

    Oct 20, 2010

    Out with the old, and in with the new. Non-commissioned officers assigned to the Army Reserve's 81st Regional Support Command here are spending their after-work hours learning new tricks of the trade.

  • The 1908th Combat Stress Control Detachment, one of two Army Reserve units to suffer casualties in

    Oct 19, 2010

    One of the Army Reserve units affected in the Fort Hood shootings redeploys to Topeka, Kan.

  • Army Reserve engineers end Iraq tour

    Oct 19, 2010

    Army Reserve Engineer Soldiers deployed to Iraq jump TOC to Afghanistan to ensure that critical housing is built in time to get Soldiers out of tents for the winter.

  • Army Reserve unveils multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility

    Oct 18, 2010

    The U.S. Army Reserve Theater Support Group and 9th Mission Support Command unveiled a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar U.S. Army Reserve Center in an opening ceremony here Oct. 17. The center (building 1555) is slated to accommodate hundreds of U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers to include members of the 1984th U.S. Army Reserve Hospital and the 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade.

  • Telling Soldiers' stories through glass: Army broadcast journalists play important role

    Oct 18, 2010

    The 356th Broadcast Operations Detachment is one of only four units of its kind in the Army - one that specializes in highlighting the hard work of America's Soldiers. As a Reserve unit, the BOD's purpose is to stand up an Armed Forces Network station in a deployed location, often going into harm's way to spotlight fellow troops.

  • Fort Bragg community works to ease BRAC growing pains

    Oct 15, 2010

    The Directorate of Public Works and Fire and Emergency Services Division are preparing for an influx of more than 40,000 Soldiers, Families and civilians by 2011. This influx is due to the U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command's transition from McPherson, Ga. to Fort Bragg due to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission closing 20 military bases worldwide. The DPW is continually evaluating how much money is needed to meet Fort Bragg's needs, said Daryl Butler, a civil engineer with DPW.

  • Wildcats celebrate Hispanic Heritage during celebration

    Oct 14, 2010

    From a short history lesson to tasty foods, dozens of 81st Regional Support Command Soldiers, civilian employees and contractors spent more than 90 minutes celebrating a lifetime of Hispanic heritage. As part of the month-long national celebration, the Army Reserve command, based here, took time out of their base operation missions to remember the past accomplishments of the Hispanic community.

  • "Depression is Treatable - Get Screened - Seek Care."

    Oct 12, 2010

    Article on Depression Awareness with signs and symptoms of depression and a list of resources.

  • Afghan national swears allegiance to the U.S. in his native country

    Oct 10, 2010

    A gentle smile slowly rolled across his face as his fingers crept quietly across his name written in bold letters. Spc. Hamed Sikandary is finally a U.S. citizen. Hamed Sikandary is an Army Reserve Soldier and is currently deployed to his native country of Afghanistan. He came to the U.S. in 2008 seeking a better life, better opportunities and safety, all the things he wasn't afforded in his native country.

  • Seattle Reserve unit takes command

    Oct 1, 2010

    The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command has assumed command and control of more than 40 Army Reserve units located throughout the Western half of the United States.

  • Officials seek to strengthen Reserve components

    Sep 26, 2010

    A report released this week will help Defense Department officials implement recommendations made by the Commission on the National Guard and Reserve two years ago.

  • Reserve Medical Soldier Earns MacArthur Award

    Sep 23, 2010

    An Army Reserve Soldier with the Southeast Medical Area Readiness Support Group (SE-MARSG) is one of twenty-eight of the Army's finest Soldiers earning the MacArthur Leadership Award.

  • AR-MEDCOM Unit Honored with Logistical Excellence Award

    Sep 23, 2010

    The Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., presented Chief Warrant Officer 2 Richard W. Barkow, an Army Reserve Soldier, the Supply Excellence Award, June 24, at the 6th annual Combined Logistics Excellence Awards (CLEA).

  • A virtual trade off, 689th Engineer Company sharpens skills while testing Route Clearance Simulator

    Sep 21, 2010

  • `Virtual Installation' becomes reality in Pittsburgh

    Sep 20, 2010

    The residents of Pittsburgh helped open the nation's third Army Strong Community Center Saturday.

  • 4th ESC's Yellow Ribbon Event

    Sep 17, 2010

    The 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program, which began in April 2010, hosted their largest Yellow Ribbon Event this weekend on September 11 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown San Antonio.

  • Employers visit Soldiers during field training

    Sep 17, 2010

    The 4th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, along with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) hosted a "Boss Lift" event to provide employers/supervisors the opportunity to better understand what their Army Reserve employees do when they are away from their civilian occupation for military duty. On Sept. 11, ten employers were afforded the opportunity to travel to Camp Bullis, TX via UH-60 "Black Hawk" helicopters.

  • Fort McPherson, Fort Gillem prepare individuals to combat rising suicide trends

    Sep 17, 2010

    In 2009, the number of active duty Soldier suicides increased by 20 to 160, and the number of Reserve and National Guard suicides rose by 25 to 82. To combat this rise of suicides, the Army has mounted an aggressive campaign, releasing anti-suicides videos like "Shoulder to Shoulder," arming Soldiers with ACE (Ask, Care, Escort) cards that teach how to deal with someone feeling suicidal, and encouraging and enforcing suicide awareness training.

  • Closure less than one year away

    Sep 16, 2010

    Sept. 15 marked one year until Fort McPherson closes and Fort Gillem transitions to an enclave. The years since the BRAC closure list was announced in 2005 have flown by; the next 12 months will pass even more quickly. I'm thrilled to see so many employees are preparing for the closure. The participation at our quarterly BRAC town hall meetings indicates you are actively working to stay informed.

  • Fond Memories of a Completed Career

    Sep 12, 2010

  • 99th RSC honors civilian employees

    Sep 12, 2010

  • Legion of Merit awarded to distinguished Soldier

    Sep 12, 2010

    In a ceremony at Sharpe Field before the Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 78th Training Brigade, the retired chief of staff of the 78th was honored for his exceptionally meritorious service to the brigade.

  • Maj. Gen. William Monk III conducts oral history

    Sep 11, 2010

  • U.S., Japanese Generals Visit Army Reserve Soldiers in Japan

    Sep 10, 2010

    The commanding general of U.S. Army, Japan and the chief of staff of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force visited soldiers of the 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command taking part in an exercise here Aug. 28.

  • New Commanding General takes charge of 7th Signal Command

    Sep 9, 2010

    Brig. Gen. LaWarren Patterson assumed command of 7th Signal Command (Theater) from Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper during a ceremony at Fort Gordon's Barton Parade Field Pavilion Sept. 8.

  • Europe's civil affairs senior leaders trained, ready

    Sep 9, 2010

    Europe's first Civil Affairs Qualification Course-Leader Transition graduated 15 senior leaders of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade at the Kaiserslautern Community Activities Center on Daenner Kaserne here Aug. 27.

  • Safety tops priority list for Army Reserve environmental survey

    Sep 8, 2010

  • Commanding General hosts town hall in American Samoa

    Sep 7, 2010

    The commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) hosted a town hall meeting at the Sergeant First Class Pele U.S. Army Reserve Center in American Samoa Sept. 1. Brig. Gen. Michele G. Compton met with more than 100 members of the 9th MSC community to include the command's Soldiers, family members and full-time support staff.

  • Special Agent Tiffani Rollison Readies the 99th to "Take a Bite Out of Crime"

    Sep 4, 2010

  • Massive Construction, Renovation Project Preserves History, Tradition - From Roof Lines to Floor Til

    Sep 3, 2010

    To maintain the traditional look of the historic Main Post area of Fort Bragg, N.C., and to preserve the original appearance and original materials of historic buildings under renovation; new construction and remodeling being done to facilitate the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure-directed relocation of the headquarters of U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command to Fort Bragg has been closely coordinated with the N.C. State Historical Preservation Office. From new roof lines to historic windows and floor tile, supporting contract firms and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are taking appropriate measures to maintain the historic symbolism, aesthetics and atmosphere that have always been an important part of living and working on the Fort Bragg cantonment.

  • Stopping The Loss

    Aug 26, 2010

    Sgt 1st Class Amy Y. Gholston, Army Reserve career counselor with the 13th Battalion, loves the Army and her new job as a career counselor. Gholston utilizes professionalism and customer service when discussing career options with Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers at an IRR Muster held in Denver, Colo., on 7 Aug 2010.

  • 'Freight Train' bridges two generations of warfighters

    Aug 23, 2010

    Company B, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, appropriately named Task Force Freight Train, didn't just gain their call sign from similarities to 19th Century trains; they have a much more unique story that goes as far back as Vietnam to the original Freight Trainers of the 243rd Assault Support Helicopter Company.

  • Army Reserve Crew Provides a Lifeline in Alaska

    Aug 14, 2010

    Crew of the U.S. Army Vessel Palo Alto takes part in in exercise called Alaska Move, helping the native Yup'ik tribe. Third in a series.

  • Army Reserve 'Sailors,' Joint Forces Bring Hope to Remote Alaskan People

    Aug 13, 2010

    Exercise Alaska Move is a five-year operation to build and relocate a native Yup'ik village deep in the Alaska bush.

  • 78th Army Band Encounters HEAT

    Aug 7, 2010

  • Army Reserve Soldiers blow doors off urban ops training

    Aug 7, 2010

  • Bragg builder installs model work station for FORSCOM, USARC headquarters

    Aug 6, 2010

    The two Headquarters for U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command each received a new addition this week, courtesy of builder Hensel Phelps Construction Company: a model work station demonstrating the new features a typical staff member will enjoy at their desks when they move to Fort Bragg, N.C. The models will permit Soldiers and employees a preview of their potential Fort Bragg workspace. The two model work stations are examples of the 2,773 work stations Hensel Phelps will install next year at the new five-story Fort Bragg combined headquarter building. "This is state of the art stuff, all new," said FORSCOM G-1 BRAC Planner Gary Goulden. "For example, the flexible computer-monitor arm will permit you to swivel and angle your monitor, to rotate it and bring it closer to you."

  • 99th RSC Annual Training Heats Up

    Aug 5, 2010

  • Army bands trade musical instruments for military instruction

    Aug 5, 2010

  • Headquarters company targets basic rifle marksmanship

    Aug 5, 2010

  • 99th RSC Soldiers gear up for annual training

    Aug 5, 2010

  • North Carolina MPs gain skills training in Texas

    Aug 3, 2010

    N.C. Army Reserve Soldiers receive training at Fort Bliss, Texas training complex

  • Double 'TEC,' at Operation River Assault 2010

    Aug 3, 2010

  • Local Reserve Soldier return home from year-long deployment

    Aug 2, 2010

    Soldiers of the 716th Quartermaster Company return home after a year-long deployment in Iraq and Afghanistan and are greeted by Brig. Gen. Peter Lennon, Commander, 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, and fellow Soldier, Staff Sgt. Paul Martin. Martin was unable to deploy with the unit as a result of injury inflicted during the Fort Hood shooting last year.

  • Baby, it's hot outside!

    Jul 23, 2010

    No one has to tell us summer is here - a step into the heat and humidity outdoors leaves no question as to what season we're in. One of our garrison Civilians recently went to a movie with her Family. When they returned to their car afterward, they watched the car's outside temperature sensor climb - 110 degrees, 112 degrees, 115 degrees, 117 degrees.

  • Army Ground Forces Band gets new commander

    Jul 23, 2010

    Capt. Treg Ancelet (left) receives the unit colors from Lt. Col. Hillary Luton of U.S. Army Forces Command July 8 at Fort McPherson as a symbol of his accepting command of The Army Ground Forces Band. Ancelet assumed command from Maj. Domingos Robinson.

  • Be safe even in thunderstorms

    Jul 23, 2010

    Be safe even in thunderstorms.

  • Daenner Cyclone 10 puts 7th CSC to the test

    Jul 23, 2010

    On an unusually sunny Monday morning in June, members of the 7th Civil Support Command Headquarters gathered on the parade field at Daenner Kaserne, here, to begin a four-day exercise known as Daenner Cyclone '10.

  • Forward Operating Base Fun

    Jul 22, 2010

    Army Reserve Child, Youth and School Services organized a week long Army Reserve Youth Enrichment Camp at Camp Ihduhapicamp for Army Reserve families. The camp caters to youth ages 8-14 years old.

  • Global Medic 2010: Multi-service units train in national exercise

    Jul 22, 2010

  • Local Army Reserve Brigade gains new leadership

    Jul 20, 2010

    Army Reserve Soldiers of the 655th Regional Support Group from Fort Devens, Mass., participated in a change of command ceremony July 17 as they welcomed their new commander, Col. Ernest Erlandson, who also recently served as the acting commander of the 475th Quartermaster Petroleum Group in Farrell, Pa.

  • Postal Unit Mobilized for Service in Afghanistan

    Jul 19, 2010

    Surrounded by local dignitaries and high-ranking officers, ten members of the 909th Human Resources Company, a U.S. Army Reserve unit headquartered here, were mobilized for duty in Afghanistan during a ceremony on July 16.

  • With Help From Army Reserve, Pirates Storm Seattle Beach

    Jul 19, 2010

    The 175th Transportation Company, a U.S. Army Reserve unit based in Tacoma, Wash., has helped kick off Seattle's annual Seafair celebration for many years by bringing the swashbuckling Seafair Pirates to Alki Beach.

  • Intramural softball champions crowned

    Jul 19, 2010

    On June 28, the intramural softball league crowned its champions, the U.S. Army Reserve Command. The team, coached by Sgt. 1st Class Eddie Cutwright, Army Reserve Operation Center battle staff NCO, defeated the U.S. Army Garrison team, coached by Maj. Paula Martin, readiness officer, U.S. Army Forces Command G-3 Readiness Division, with a final score of 12-7.

  • Spc. James R. Zierdt's Promotion

    Jul 15, 2010

    Spc. James R. Zierdt's Promotion

  • Leaders coordinate BRAC move

    Jul 8, 2010

    ATLANTA -- Planners and leaders from U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command met at Fort McPherson June 24 to coordinate the next milestone in the Base Realignment and Closure relocation of the two commands to Fort Bragg, N.C. That milestone - the departure of the "Torch Party" to Fort Bragg - was necessary to make final coordination at the destination and to discuss other operational details.

  • Canonsburg parades local Soldiers, military vehicles

    Jul 8, 2010

    Soldiers of the 301st Regional Support Group participate in the Canonsburg parade July 3. Army Col. Lewis Irwin, commander of the 301st RSG, also speaks at the Canonsburg Independence Day parade.

  • AKO security changes block access for some; users urged to take action

    Jul 8, 2010

    A recent series of beind-the-scenes security changes at Army Knowledge Online has caused some users to no longer be able to access the web-based portal.

  • Army Reserve unit returns from year-long deployment

    Jul 7, 2010

    Soldiers of the 619th Transportation Company deplane here June 16 after returning from a year-long deployment in Iraq. Army Brig. Gen. Peter S. Lennon, Commander, 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, and his staff greet Soldiers as they deplane.

  • Hooah let the Best Warriors Out!

    Jul 1, 2010

    Three Army Reserve commands host hooah touch Best Warrior Competition.

  • Food service unit cooks their way to top honors

    Jun 29, 2010

    Army Reserve Soldiers from the 611th Quartermaster Company compete in the 43rd Annual Philip A. Connelly food service competition.

  • Food service unit cooks their way to top honors

    Jun 29, 2010

    Army Reserve food service unit competes in Philip A. Connelly competition at Fort Meade, Md.


    Jun 24, 2010

    Combat Support Training Exercise 2010, Fort Hunter Liggett, California.

  • Combat support training exercise

    Jun 23, 2010

    Combat Support Training Exercise, 2010, Fort Hunter Liggett, California.

  • Army Reserve 2010 Regional Best Warrior Competition

    Jun 23, 2010

    Army Staff Sgt. Eric Bailey, with the 84th Regional Training Center, stains to force out a few more push-ups with a couple seconds left during the push-up event of the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 2010 Regional Best Warrior Competition held at Fort McCoy on 7 June 2010. Photo by Sgt 1st Class Chris Farley.

  • Fort's final Army Hooah Race sends community running

    Jun 17, 2010

    ATLANTA -- Hundreds of runners raced through the streets of Atlanta during the ninth annual Army Hooah Race Saturday, pushing themselves and each other through the gates of Fort McPherson and across the finish line at Hedekin Field.

  • Ceremony marks beginning of new leadership for 77th SB

    Jun 16, 2010

    More than a 100 local Army Reserve Soldiers and military dignitaries gathered for an assumption of command ceremony at Fort Dix, N.J. June 12 to welcome the new commander of the 77th Sustainment Brigade, Col. Stephen Falcone.

  • Army Reserve general makes historic visit to N.Y. Mercantile Exchange

    Jun 16, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Peter Lennon rings the closing bell at the Mercantile Exchange June 14.

  • Army officer recognized as local citizen of the year

    Jun 15, 2010

    A local Army Reserve officer with more than 28 years of military service was recognized recently with a unique award- Citizen of the Year. Lt. Col. Samuel Wagner, of New Stanton, Pa., was recognized during a recent borough council meeting as New Stanton's 2009 Citizen of the Year for organizing a Veterans Day service and helping the community honor its local veterans.

  • ESGR event brings employers, Soldiers together for historic mission

    Jun 15, 2010

    Maryland ESGR coordinates with the 949th Transportation Company (Floating Craft) in Baltimore for a Bosslift on the MG Robert Smalls (LSV-8) June 4.

  • On May 17, Everybody in Ballard is Norwegian

    Jun 8, 2010

    Seattle-area Army Reserve soldiers took part in the Ballard neighborhood's annual Syttende Mai celebration on May 17, an event that commemorates Norway's Constitution Day in 1814. The celebration is the third-largest in the world after Oslo and Bergen, Norway.

  • Army Reserve's 81st RSC Wildcats remember D-Day

    Jun 7, 2010

    Dr. John "Jay" Boyd, the 81st Regional Support Command Historian, describes in detail the conditions of Allied and Axis forces during a presentation on the history of the historic D-Day Invasion in Europe. The 81st RSC spent an hour Monday, June 07, 2010, listening to Boyd talk about the invasion that took place June 6, 1944, when 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which "we will accept nothing less than full victory." More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day's end on June 6, the Allies gained a foot- hold in Normandy. The D-Day cost was high -more than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wounded -- but more than 100,000 Soldiers began the march across Europe to defeat Hitler.

  • A walk through history

    Jun 6, 2010

    When Col. Kent Goff isn't sporting his Army Combat Uniform during weekend battle assemblies, he is likely decked out in a military uniform from another era. The 412th Theater Engineer Command's intelligence and security officer is also a military history buff who participates in civil war re-enactments.

  • ROTC training operation grows

    Jun 4, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - The number of Army lieutenants commissioning through the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps is on the rise. The capstone training and assessment course that ensures cadets are ready to lead Soldiers, held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord each summer, is growing, too.

  • Every Year, a Silent Tribute to a Hero

    Jun 4, 2010

    A Seattle-area brother and sister remember their childhood friend, who was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for making the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam.

  • Army Reserve Medical Unit Trains To Serve Country and Tampa Community, During Weekend Assemble

    May 28, 2010

    The 7222nd Medical Support Unit (MSU), an Army Reserve unit from Tampa, held a mass casualty training exercise this past Sunday, May 23. The exercise was the grand finale for the unit's Combat Lifesaver Course (CLC) each Soldier undertook. And, while the benefits are immediate for the skills of these citizens - as Soldiers; the long term positive effect for the Tampa Bay region will be immense as thousands of residents will come in contact with these 40 Soldiers as they perform their civilian jobs throughout the community.

  • Army Reserve MRT team helps Soldiers, families get ahead

    May 27, 2010

    Teaching Army Reserve Soldiers how to get ahead of their problems and lead a healthy lifestyle on and off duty--this has been the theme for the 81st Regional Support Command since March when it began the unit's Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program.

  • Brig. Gen. William Gothard visits 81st RSC, Fort Jackson, S.C.

    May 27, 2010

    Brig. Gen. William J. Gothard, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Reserve Command, visits the 81st Regional Support Command May 26 at Fort Jackson, S.C.