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  • Soldiers complete 10k road march on road to become Army Reserve Best Warrior

    Jun 22, 2011

    Forty-three Soldiers set out early on a 10k road march today on the third day of their quest to be named the Army Reserve’s Best Warrior.

  • Soldiers test M-9 pistol accuracy at Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition

    Jun 22, 2011

    Forty-three Soldiers continued their aim to be named the Army Reserve’s Best Warrior today by testing their M-9 pistol accuracy in a “mystery event” at the 2011 U.S. Army Reserve Command’s Best Warrior Competition.

  • 2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition

    Jun 21, 2011

    Video package of 2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year competition.

  • Operation Golden Cargo gets underway

    Jun 21, 2011

    Soldiers of the Army Reserve and National Guard kicked off Operation Golden Cargo at Blue Grass Army Depot.

  • Big brother helps track cargo

    Jun 21, 2011

    The 560th Movement Control Detachment provides support to Operation Golden Cargo 2011.

  • Medics Support Golden Cargo with expertise, education

    Jun 21, 2011

    Soldiers of the 4005th U.S. Army Hospital have a dual mission while conducting their two weeks of annual training.

  • Preventive MED Techniques Keep Mission Rolling

    Jun 21, 2011

    Medical staff helps keep Soldiers in the fight; and convoys in the mission.

  • Trans Battalion Receives Golden Training

    Jun 21, 2011

    Real world missions empowering real Army Reserve Soldiers before they deploy.

  • Safety Equals Success

    Jun 21, 2011

    Operation Golden Cargo, the annual logistics exercise which brings Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers together to move ammunition for the U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command, “Phase I” is nearly complete.

  • Civilians, Soldiers make Golden Cargo successful

    Jun 21, 2011

    Operation Golden Cargo allows the McAlester Army Ammunitions Plant civilians and U.S. Soldiers an opportunity for great training.

  • Soldiers compete in Land Navigation to become Army Reserve Best Warrior

    Jun 21, 2011

    The Army Reserve’s Best Warrior Competition is in full force on Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. All 43 Army Reserve Soldiers who began the event June 20, 2011 are still with it, meeting new challenges every day, and are focused on the awards banquet June 24 when two winners will be announced.

  • Summer of change: 2-338th moves colors, changes leadership

    Jun 20, 2011

    A battalion of local soldiers has experienced two major changes in the past few weeks--they’ve moved their battalion and welcomed a new leader.

  • Command Post Exercise provides invaluable, real-world training for US Indonesian Soldiers

    Jun 20, 2011

    In an effort to support stability and peacekeeping operations, U.S. and Indonesian Soldiers have combined their expertise and talents for an intense, nearly two-week, command post exercise as part of U.S. Army, Pacific’s Exercise Garuda Shield.

  • Soldiers compete for title of Army Reserve Best Warrior

    Jun 20, 2011

    FORT MCCOY, Wis. -- The Army Reserve’s Best Warrior Competition will be held at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin June 20-24, 2011. Forty-three Soldiers from the 205,000-strong Army Reserve were selected to compete.

  • US, Indonesian Soldiers bond during Garuda Shield Sports Day

    Jun 20, 2011

  • Heslin, Palmer are 2011 Drill Sergeants of the Year

    Jun 17, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. - Staff Sgt. John Heslin, assigned to Fort Benning, Ga., was selected as the active duty Army 2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year. Staff Sgt. Andrew Palmer, assigned to the 98th Training Division, was selected as the Army Reserve Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • 236 Years and Still Running

    Jun 16, 2011

    236th Quartermaster Corps Birthday run.

  • Safety Equals Success as Operation Golden Cargo Wraps Up at CAAA

    Jun 16, 2011

    Operation Golden Cargo, the annual logistics exercise which brings Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers together to move ammunition for the Joint Munitions Command, is nearly complete at Crane Army Ammunition Activity. Safety is a key part of the success of the exercise.

  • ACU changes make Velcro optional, patrol cap default headgear

    Jun 15, 2011

    The voice of the Soldier has been heard: the Army announced the patrol cap will replace the black wool beret as the default headgear for the Army combat uniform.

  • Hawaiian Reservists strengthen U.S., Indonesian partnership through humanitarian mission

    Jun 15, 2011

    Hawaii-based U.S. Army Reservists have partnered with Indonesian soldiers to build a large community center and a public market as part of Exercise Garuda Shield.

  • Army Reserve Paratroopers Storm Normandy

    Jun 15, 2011

    Army Reserve Paratroopers from the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) and the 824th, 421st and 861st Quartermaster Companies joined French, British, Danish and German paratroopers to form Task Force Normandy. The task force's mission was to conduct combined airborne training and to participate in the 67th anniversary commemorations of the D-Day landings.

  • Battle Cross Monument unveiled at the birth place of Dix

    Jun 15, 2011

    Boscawen, N.H., May 30, 2011 - The deputy commanding general of the 99th Regional Support Command was on hand at the unveiling of the New Hampshire Army Monument to give his thoughts during a Memorial Day ceremony at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery here.

  • Army's new school system ensures Soldiers live, fight, learn together

    Jun 15, 2011

    The new "One Army School System," made up of active and reserve component schools will take the teachers to the students when and where they need the training -- rather than when the Army can give it.

  • FORSCOM, USARC Forward Team Celebrates 236th Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2011

    Senior Leaders, Soldiers, Army civiians and key players in the construction of the new U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Combined Headquarters Construction Project came together in the new facility to celebrate the 236th Birthday of the U.S. Army, and the near-completion of the project - which is set for June 21, 2011.

  • US Soldiers soak up Indonesian culture

    Jun 13, 2011

    Exercise Garuda Shield is a bilateral exercise designed to strengthen relations between U.S. and Indonesian Armed Forces. Throughout the exercise, the Soldiers will participate in a field training exercise, a command post exercise and a humanitarian civic action project. U.S. and Indonesian participants will further strengthen their personal relationships by competing in sporting events and enjoying cultural activities, such as culture day.

  • DoD seeks input from employers of Guardsmen, Reservists

    Jun 12, 2011

    Defense Department officials want to hear by July 6, 2011, from the civilian employers of Reservists and National Guardsmen in a survey intended to measure the impact of servicemembers on the civilian workplace.

  • US, Indonesia partner for Exercise Garuda Shield 2011

    Jun 12, 2011

    BOGOR, Indonesia " Hundreds of United States and Indonesian Soldiers gathered to participate in the opening ceremony of an annual bilateral exercise, today, at the Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI-Indonesian Armed Forces) Engineer Training Center of Army Education and Training Command, Pusdikzi. Sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific and hosted by the Indonesian Armed Forces, Exercise Garuda Shield is the latest in a continuing series of rigorous, multi-faceted exercises designed to promote regional peace and security.

  • ARRTC cases colors at Fort McCoy, moves to Fort Knox

    Jun 10, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- To conclude its 35 years as a tenant activity at Fort McCoy, Wis., the Army Reserve Readiness Training Center (ARRTC) held a flag-casing ceremony June 3. It was the last official act of the organization’s rich history and proud service at the installation.

  • Army Reserve civil affairs Soldiers extend helping hands to furry friends

    Jun 9, 2011

    Members of the 431st Civil Affairs Battalion and 4220th U.S. Army Hospital held a spay and neuter clinic as part of Joint Task Force Razorback, an eleven-day Innovative Readiness Training event located in the heart of the Arkansas Delta Region.

  • USARC cases colors, prepares to relocate headquarters

    Jun 9, 2011

    On June 3, the U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC), located at Fort McPherson, cased its command’s flag, or colors, and officially closed its headquarters as part of its move to Fort Bragg, N.C. The color casing ceremony, held outside the USARC Headquarters (Bldg. 315), marked a major milestone in the relocation to Fort Bragg in accordance with the 2005 BRAC law.

  • A gesture from the heart

    Jun 2, 2011

    GONAIVES, Haiti - What motivated the United States to send its Army engineers to Haiti to help?

  • Digital Training Campus available for deployed Soldiers

    May 23, 2011

    Portable professional development classrooms that can be set up virtually anywhere are currently being used by units in Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers compete for food service award

    May 23, 2011

    As the May 7 sun rose in the bivouac area on Hunter Army Airfield, Sgt. 1st Class Mary Pettiford and nearly 20 other Army Reserve Soldiers from the 429th Multifunctional Medical Battalion (MMB) were making final preparations for their upcoming mission, to complete in the 44th Annual Philip Connelly Awards Program for Excellence in Army Food Service. The Connelly competition was established to recognize Army units that provide excellent food and service in a field environment.

  • 406th Human Resources Company receives a new commander

    May 20, 2011

    Soldiers, family and friends of the 7th Civil Support Command gathered at NCO Field on Daenner Kaserne here for a change of command ceremony May 14. Maj. Francis C. Suyak succeeded Capt. Horacio D. Brambila as the commander of the 406th Human Resources Company, 774th Civil Support Team, 209th Army Liaison Team. Lt. Col. David C. Mundfrom, the commander of the 774th Civil Support Team, presided over the ceremony.

  • Reserve MI Battalion Conducts Training Exercise

    May 19, 2011

    The 203rd Military Intelligence Battalion (MI BN), Military Intelligence Readiness Command, recently conducted a Combined Joint Captured Materiel Exploitation Center (CJCMEC) training exercise at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to bring intelligence personnel together to learn skills necessary for the exploitation...gathering and analysis...of foreign materiel from a battlefield.

  • Hawaii Reserve Soldiers leave their mark on Golden Mariner

    May 17, 2011

    When civilian workers went on strike due to a labor dispute, Hawaii-based U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers of the 302nd Transportation Terminal Battalion, 9th Mission Support Command, took the lead at Exercise Golden Mariner, here, April 1-May 6.

  • Army Reserve seeks to expand cooperation plans

    May 17, 2011

    The after-action reports still are works in progress after a successful MEDREACH 11 medical humanitarian assistance exercise that wrapped up here May 13, 2011, but the Army Reserve already is exploring ways to expand its participation in theater security cooperation engagements in Africa and elsewhere.

  • Soldier Show lured Operation Rising Star winner to U.S. Army

    May 17, 2011

    Operation Rising Star champion Melissa Gomez participated in the Family and MWR Command's musical competitions as both as Soldier, and later as a spouse.

  • General Chiarelli, Sergeant Major of the Army Chandler Honored 99 Logistics Units In May 12 Ceremony

    May 16, 2011

    Ninety-nine logistics units from throughout the Army were honored last week at the Army's 2011 Combined Logistics Excellence Awards (CLEA) in Richmond, Virginia.

  • Retiring 5AR BDE trainer compares 'Nam-era' training to today

    May 16, 2011

    Soldier who served in Vietnam is retiring after 42 years.

  • Army, VA muster Soldiers for readiness in D.C. area

    May 14, 2011

    About 300 Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers, as part of their eight-year military service obligation, were ordered to attend a readiness muster May 14, 2011.

  • Signaleers find solidarity in 311th Best Warrior competition

    May 13, 2011

    Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from the 311th Signal Command (Theater) found solidarity with one another during the 2001 311th Best Warrior competition in Hawaii. Competitors traveled from throughout the Pacific only to find common ground with one another during the week of challenges.

  • Fort Gillem general welcomes Soldiers home

    May 13, 2011

    Solders from the 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) Detachment 25 participated in an April 28 Welcome Home Warrior (WHW) ceremony at Camp Shelby, Miss. The detachment had just concluded a year-long tour in Kuwait and held the ceremony as part of their week-long demobilization process.

  • Army working to streamline disability evaluation system

    May 13, 2011

    Army leaders told lawmakers Wednesday the service is revamping its disability evaluation system because the current process is inefficient.

  • Army Reservists provide invaluable support to Operation Arctic Care

    May 12, 2011

    A small team of six U.S. Army Reservists with the 9th Mission Support Command's 297th Engineer Company was tasked with a large mission in support of Operation Arctic Care 2011 - to provide the only mode of transportation to remote villages in the Tok sub-region of Alaska.

  • Chief of the Army Reserve visits 9th MSC Soldiers and families in Alaska

    May 12, 2011

    The Chief of the Army Reserve, joined by his wife, met with local Army Reservists and family members of the 9th Mission Support Command at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, here, April 30-May 1.

  • Reserve 2-star reflects upon retirement from Accessions Command

    May 12, 2011

    MG Steve Abt juggled his career as an Army Reserve officer and Colorado State engineering professor and dean from Vietnam to 2011.

  • Soldiers try new PT test at Benning

    May 12, 2011

    The Army's new physical fitness test was administered to a group of Fort Benning Soldiers this week as part of the service's pilot program.

  • Army Reserve, Guard, Fort Jackson work together with other services to help military families

    May 12, 2011

    On May 10, several real military wives gathered at the coastal base along with members of all branches of the military and nearly a dozen outside agencies to talk about taking care of military families. Army, Air Force and Marine Reserve and Guard components joined their active-duty counterparts during the quarterly South Carolina Inter-Service Family Assistance Committee to talk about issues and concerns about all servicemembers who call the Palmetto State home - temporarily or permanently.

  • HHD Quality Assurance/Control Team Goes Beyond the Call of Duty

    May 12, 2011

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 718th Transportation Battalion recently demonstrated their selfless service by going above and beyond what their mission required of them, this to ensure fellow Soldiers in Afghanistan received fully mission capable equipment. The 718th was given the mission of pulling four Heavy Equipment Transports from the Theater Provided Equipment Reset yard. The scope of the mission was to sign for the HETs and use the battalion's transportation assets to haul them to the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade in Afghanistan. The final destination for the HETs were to be Kandahar and the Helmand Province for use in transporting equipment throughout Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Army Reserve's 81st RSC outreach team educates families about youth resources

    May 10, 2011

    The 81st Regional Support Command's Child, Youth & School Services team participated in its first Month of the Military Child Fun Fair recently here.

  • 'Coyote' leads MRAP familiarization and driver course training

    May 9, 2011

  • Detainee ops chief gives Karkh prison good reviews

    May 7, 2011

    Waiting on the other side of a highly secured prison wall, Mohammed Majhoul, deputy director general for internal affairs with Iraqi Correctional Services, welcomed Maj. Gen. Adolph McQueen, deputy commanding general for detainee operations and provost marshal general of United States Forces - Iraq, as he entered the gates of the Karhk Prison, April 26.

  • May 6 honors all military spouses

    May 6, 2011

    Since 1984, the armed forces has recognized this special Friday each year as a way to acknowledge the significant contributions of military spouses.

  • Dempsey outlines 9 focus areas for Army

    May 5, 2011

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey brought his intent for the Army of 2020 to the AUSA Institute of Land Warfare breakfast, leading off with a video accompanied by a song played by a band called "Disturbed."

  • Army selects site for new Reserve Center in Danbury, Conn.

    May 5, 2011

    The 99th Regional Support Command (RSC) Environmental Division has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI) from an Environmental Assessment it performed to examine the potential environmental impact of building an Armed Forces Reserve Center (AFRC) in Danbury, Conn., on April 29, 2011.

  • Tornado causes major damage to 81st RSC property

    May 4, 2011

    Tornado damages AMSA 154 building in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

  • Keeping community informed

    Apr 29, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Mark MacCarley, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve, First Army, speaks to members of the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta April 19. MacCarley spoke to the group about First Army's mission of training and deploying Reserve and National Guard Soldiers for missions in Afghanistan, Iraq, Kosovo, Egypt, Guantanamo Bay, Horn of Africa and Haiti, and the status of the relocation of its headquarters from Fort Gillem to Rock Island, Ill., this summer as a result of the 2005 BRAC Act.

  • Officers interested in becoming military science professors may compete this summer

    Apr 28, 2011

    Active duty and Active Guard Reserve lieutenant colonels and majors interested in becoming professors of military science need to have their master's or higher degree by May 31, 2011, to be considered for positions in the August board at U.S. Army Human Resources Command.

  • Short notice deployment for Rhode Island Civil Affairs company

    Apr 28, 2011

    The Battalion was told Charlie Company would be the last company to deploy out of the battalion's current Reserve Center before moving to the Naval Base in Newport, R.I. this summer. Two days following the ceremony and less than 90 days notice to deploy, Bravo Company Soldiers were given notice they were also being deployed to Afghanistan.

  • GoArmyEd provides tuition assistance

    Apr 28, 2011

  • 351st Civil Affairs Command Soldier named Arizona's Small Business Association's 2011 Vete

    Apr 28, 2011

  • Culinary team caters reception

    Apr 28, 2011

    Six members of the U.S. Army Reserve Culinary Arts Team recently joined forces at the 200th Military Police Command's dining facility here to prepare hors d'A..."uvres for the reception following a reenlistment ceremony at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

  • 81st RSC battles Mother Nature to continue base operations mission

    Apr 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. - As tornadoes and extreme weather destroyed communities and uprooted lives across the South early Thursday morning, the hum of an abnormal activity filled the 81st Regional Support Command's headquarters building here as small teams began receiving reports from the field.

  • 9th MSC announces Best Warriors of the Pacific

    Apr 25, 2011

    The U.S. Army Reserve's 9th Mission Support Command announced the winners of the 2011 Army Reserve-Pacific Best Warrior Competition in an awards ceremony here, today. Sgt. Gerald Manansala, an interior electrician for the 797th Engineer Company in Barrigada, Guam, and Spc. Jessica Storch, a medic with the 1984th U.S. Army Hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska, were announced the 9th MSC's "best warriors," earning the titles of noncommissioned officer and Soldier of the year, respectively.

  • Fifty-seven U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers reaffirm commitment to serve in nation's capital

    Apr 25, 2011

  • 3 Army Reserve Installations Selected as Net Zero Pilot Installations

    Apr 25, 2011

  • Army Reserve-Pacific kicks off Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 22, 2011

    Nine of the top U.S. Army Reservists from across the Pacific gathered to compete in the 9th Mission Support Command's regional Best Warrior Competition, which kicked April 20.

  • Reserve celebrates 103rd birthday, re-enlists 56 Soldiers at National Archives

    Apr 22, 2011

    On the cusp of the Army Reserve's 103rd birthday, 56 Reserve Soldiers from all 50 states and the territories gathered in the National Archives rotunda April 20, 2011, to re-enlist.

  • Army Maintenance Support Activity host first blood drive

    Apr 22, 2011

    Army Maintenance Support Activity 110(G) in New Castle, Pa, partnered with the local chapter of the American Red Cross to host its first blood drive April 14.

  • Reserve Soldiers re-enlist at National Archives

    Apr 21, 2011

    The rotunda of the National Archives provided a backdrop April 21 for 56 Army Reserve Soldiers to re-enlist on the Army Reserve's 103rd birthday. Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, commander, U.S. Army Reserve, administered the oath of enlistment to the Soldiers.

  • Armed Forces Reserve Center dedicated

    Apr 21, 2011

    FORT SILL, OKla.-- Fort Sill, Oklahoma Army Reserve and National Guard, and state leaders dedicated the Fort Sill Armed Forces Reserve Center here Friday, consolidating the battle assembly sites of 13 Reserve and Guard units.

  • MIRC Soldiers compete in All-Army Championship

    Apr 21, 2011

    Five Soldiers with the Military Intelligence Readiness Command recently competed in the 2011 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship, also known as All Army. They are: Sgt. Eric Nystrom, Staff Sgt. Joseph Weston, and Capt. Kevin Halleran, Charlie Company, 377th Military Intelligence Battalion, Staff Sgt. Jesse Frigo, with the 325th Military Intelligence Battalion, and 2nd Lt. David Walker, with the 208th Regional Support Group.

  • 'Ole Miss' ROTC Hall of Fame honors Army Reserve general

    Apr 21, 2011

    The Commanding General of the Army Reserve's 99th Regional Support Command was inducted into the University of Mississippi's Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps Hall of Fame April 8.

  • Army Reserve, Merchant Marine Academy re-affirm partnership during Career Night

    Apr 21, 2011

    Army Reserve, Merchant Marine Academy re-affirm partnership during Career Night Story by - Mr. Shawn Morris, 99th Regional Support Command Public Affairs Office Several senior leaders from the Army Reserve offered career information and opportunities to hundreds of midshipmen at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y.

  • Happy Birthday To The Army Reserves

    Apr 20, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--There wasn't a whole lot of age spread between them. But Reserve Master Sgt. Mark Chaplin and Sgt. Jack Bynum were more than happy to represent the oldest and youngest Soldiers at Friday's cake-cutting ceremony for the Army Reserve's 103rd birthday.

  • Supplying excellence, sustaining the force

    Apr 20, 2011

    Regardless of where they're fighting, operating or training, Soldiers require supplies to accomplish their mission. The Supply Excellence Award recognizes those who keep the Army moving by providing superior supply operations for the active Army, National Guard and Reserve components. The SEA program started in 1986 to highlight the critical role sustainers play in supporting the warfighter. The purpose is to increase the logistical readiness of all Army units; enforce the Command Supply Discipline Program; encourage the use of available resources; and provide a structure for recognition of group and individual initiatives.

  • Soldiers need to retake GAT survey

    Apr 18, 2011

    Within the next couple of weeks, Soldiers will begin to see reminders that they must re-measure their resiliency and psychological health by taking the Global Assessment Tool survey again.

  • Army Reserve, Merchant Marine Academy conduct joint training

    Apr 14, 2011

  • California Army Reserve Unit Hosts Korean Delegation for Civil-Military Planning

    Apr 14, 2011

    The 351st Civil Affairs Command, which hosted the delegation, is the theater-enabling command for civil-military activities in the Pacific Command area of responsibility and has a core competency of coordinating humanitarian assistance. The workshop, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific offered the Korean delegates and leaders of the CACOM and other organizations the opportunity to exchange ideas and information about civil-military operations and humanitarian assistance, according to Lt. Col. John Busterud, Korea team plans officer, 351st CACOM.

  • Community goes Fort Bragg house hunting

    Apr 14, 2011

    Soldiers, Civilian employees, contractors and their Families got a chance to begin building the foundation to their future homes during a Fort Bragg housing expo April 7 at The Commons at Fort McPherson. The expo, which featured 65 different realtors, property managers and home builders, provided individuals moving to the Fort Bragg, N.C., area later this year the opportunity to see prospective houses and apartments, learn about area schools and communities and have their questions answered by subject matter experts.

  • Citizen-Soldier passes life communicating with horses

    Apr 14, 2011

  • Citizen-Soldiers compete in 335th Signal Command (Theater) Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 14, 2011

  • Green initiatives support energy-savings concept

    Apr 14, 2011

    Last week's groundbreaking for a new solar micro grid at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., is the latest example of a military "going green" -- saving environmental resources and taxpayer dollars, too.

  • 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade return to US soil

    Apr 14, 2011

  • SMA testifies before Senate subcommittee on personnel

    Apr 13, 2011

    Maintaining a combat edge while reconstituting the force and building resilience in Soldiers and their families continues to be the Army's top priorities, said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, Wednesday.

  • First Lady, Jill Biden urge support of military families

    Apr 12, 2011

    First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, launched a national initiative today that calls on all sectors of society to join forces to support and honor servicemembers and their families.

  • HRC outlines transfer of Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits

    Apr 12, 2011

    Servicemembers wanting to transfer their Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits to dependent children must do so before they retire and their children will need to be full-time college students enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System by age 21.

  • Sacramento District breaks ground on Fort Hunter Liggett solar array

    Apr 11, 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and its partners broke ground April 8 on a solar energy project at Fort Hunter Liggett that will provide 30 percent of the post's electricity.

  • MIRC Conducts 2011 Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 11, 2011

    The Military Intelligence Readiness Command recently conducted the 2011 Best Warrior Competition to select a Soldier and an NCO to compete at the US Army Reserve Command Best Warrior Competition. The week-long event tested Soldiers' , skills, Warrior Tasks, and fitness. Spc. Mitchel Dolan, HHC, 378th MI BN, earned the title of 2011 MIRC Best Warrior Soldier and Sgt. Matthew Bledsoe, Det. 6, 3100 SIG, earned the title of 2011 MIRC Best Warrior NCO.

  • USACE Sacramento District completes largest-ever Army land exchange deal

    Apr 11, 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has completed the Army's largest-ever land exchange deal, between the Army Reserve and the city of Dublin, Calif.

  • New PT test to get at least 6-month trial

    Apr 11, 2011

    So far, pilot testing for the new Army Physical Readiness Test has only been conducted at Fort Jackson, S.C., where the Army Physical Fitness School is located.

  • From Bagram to the mountains

    Apr 11, 2011

    How Ammo supply Soldiers ensure troops have what they need to defend themselves.

  • 467th Transportation Hands Operations Over to the 709th Transportation

    Apr 11, 2011

    718th Transportation Battalion said farewell to the 467th Transportation Detachment and welcomed the 709th Transportation Detachment in the fold. Both detachments are based out of the reserve center located in Tacoma, Wash. Their mission while in theater is to provide the Army with logistical watercraft support, and quite often, to perform joint logistical missions with other branches of the armed forces.

  • From Bagram to the mountains

    Apr 11, 2011

    Ammunition Supply Company ensures Soldiers are well-stocked with resources to defend themselves.

  • Fisher House helps servicemembers' children with scholarships

    Apr 11, 2011

    Military children of servicemembers who died or who were seriously disabled in the line of duty might be eligible for a college education through the Fisher House Foundation.

  • Soldiers must transfer post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits before retirement and dependent children turning

    Apr 8, 2011

    Service members interested in transferring their post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits to qualifying dependent children must do so before retirement and before children reach age 26. Confusion and not paying attention to detail have caused consternation and erroneous Congressional inquiries.

  • Bulk of FY12 budget request to sustain personnel

    Apr 8, 2011

    As Congress continued to debate this year's budget, striving to avoid a federal shutdown, the Army's budget deputy paused to explain that the service's proposal for fiscal year 2012 will continue to focus on sustaining the volunteer force.

  • Army Reserve Chaplain Detachment ready to deploy

    Apr 7, 2011

    Friends, families and fellow Soldiers gathered, here, Sunday, to honor the U.S. Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command's 124th Chaplain Detachment in a small, intimate deployment ceremony.

  • It's All in the Details

    Apr 7, 2011

    With major elements of the FORSCOM/USARC Combined Headquarters Construction Project well on the way to completion, much of the attention is now on the finer details and finish work necessary to bring work on the 631,000 sq. ft., $302M facility to a close. With more than 1.3 million "craft hours" safely logged, 1.2M sq. ft. of drywall installed and 18.5 million linear ft. of power and communications cable run, the project is moving towards a scheduled turnover to the U.S. Army on June 21.


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