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  • Scenarios prep Reservists for medical record task in Iraq

    Feb 14, 2011

    Members of the 256th Combat Support Hospital, an Army Reserve unit, collectively trained together for the first time at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Utilizing MC4 systems, 200 Reservists readied for their split-based mission during a four-day field exercise.

  • Army Reserve bandsman named one of military's 2010 top musicians

    Feb 14, 2011

    More than 25 years after picking up his first drumsticks Staff Sgt. Chad J. Alward received the inaugural 2010 Col. Finley Hamilton Outstanding Military Musician Award during a Feb. 13 ceremony at the 81st Regional Support Command headquarters, here.

  • Army Reserve Gears Up For Mass Attack

    Feb 13, 2011

    Army Reserve Soldiers flooded into the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center to participate in the mass decontamination and casualty exercise known as Vibrant Response. The two-week simulated training exercise, that commenced July 12, was designed to train responders in dealing with the after-effects of a dirty bomb, and the hysteria that an event may trigger.

  • Army Reserve Medical Command's First Pathfinder Paints Way for Fellow Medical Soldiers

    Feb 13, 2011

    For the first time in its five year history, the Army Reserve Medical Command (AR-MEDCOM) had one of its Soldiers graduate from Army Pathfinder School.

  • GAT results to soon include fitness score

    Feb 11, 2011

    A Soldier's physical fitness numbers will soon be included as part of results given after taking the online "Global Assessment Tool."

  • Army Reserve chaplain highlights Soldiers' sacrifices in new Civil War novel

    Feb 11, 2011

  • McPherson Tax Center opens one last time despite budget cuts

    Feb 11, 2011

    Despite budget constraints and lack of funding, the Fort McPherson Tax Center (Bldg. 52) opened its doors Feb. 1 to applause. The applause and gratitude was for the free tax preparation the center offers active duty servicemembers, Reservists and National Guardsmen on active duty status, military retirees and their Families. Last year, the center's staff saved this section of the community an estimated $400,000, said Col. Deborah Grays, U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) commander.

  • 99th RSC honors civilian employees

    Feb 11, 2011

  • Army drafting new regulation for WTUs

    Feb 10, 2011

    The Warrior Transition Command is developing a consolidated regulation that will provide complete oversight and guidance for its 29 units across the Army.

  • Mullen talks changing world, challenges ahead to Army War College audience

    Feb 10, 2011

    Adm. Mike Mullen, the 17th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke to the Army War College student body as part of the Commandant's Lecture Series, which this year is focused on officership and the profession.

  • Civil affairs troops deploy, prep for Africa mission

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT BUCHANAN, Puerto Rico -- Soldiers of D Company, 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion said goodbye to their loved during a farewell ceremony at Fort Buchanan Jan. 21.

  • Reserve team begins new chapter at Fort Benning, Ga.

    Feb 8, 2011

  • President's new initiative mirrors Army Reserve's commitment to military

    Feb 8, 2011

    When President Barack Obama announced a new plan this Jan. 24 to increase support to service members and their families, he echoed the covenant that has existed for years between the Army Reserve and its Citizen-Soldiers.

  • Strong Bonds family retreat teaches communication, values

    Feb 8, 2011

    The chaplain's office of 99th Regional Support Command hosted a Strong Bonds family enrichment retreat in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Jan. 28-30.

  • Fort Gillem Reservists open new building

    Feb 7, 2011

    While BRAC is closing most buildings on Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem, in one instance, it has led to an expansion. On Jan. 20, staff members at the Southeastern Army Reserve Intelligence Support Center (SEARISC), Bldg. 839, on Fort Gillem hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open a new annex to their building.

  • Army Reserve's 301st PSYOP Jumps for the Border

    Feb 4, 2011

    You will not find this company at their Reserve center during most monthly Battle Assemblies. This January's Battle Assembly was no exception. The company conducted multiple airborne operations to include a mass tactical night combat jump, familiarization with multiple weapon systems, and a combat day jump at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

  • FORSCOM's top enlisted Soldier visits Bragg to review future living and working conditions

    Feb 4, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald T. Riling, the top enlisted Soldier for U.S. Army Forces Command, spent three days meeting with Soldiers and checking on the progress of construction projects in preparation for FORSCOM's move here later this year.

  • Olympic hopeful fights for something bigger than self

    Feb 3, 2011

    Those who observe this year's All-Army camp, held here, will notice gender is not a factor. The boxers are simply athletes, with both men and women training and boxing each other indiscriminately as one cohesive team.

  • New Army Reserve CYSS team assists families with valuable resources

    Feb 2, 2011

    Ensuring the Army Reserve families' youngest members are not forgotten is the mission of the 81ST Regional Support Command's Child, Youth and School Services team here.

  • Wildcat Reserve team assists Soldiers in need of assistance

    Feb 2, 2011

  • 81st SRP team gets a new(er) place to live

    Feb 2, 2011

    The 81st RSC team now has a new place to hang their hat.

  • Battalion commander escaped dictator in Uganda to pursue dreams in America

    Feb 2, 2011

    FORT BENNING, GA. - As a young boy growing up in Uganda, Joseph D'costa became inspired by America's role in World War II and told his teacher he wanted to go to the U.S. Military Academy someday. "She laughed at me for my dream of going to West Point, telling me it would be impossible because I wasn't an American and Uganda had no ties to the U.S.," he recalled. "I still remember that to this day."

  • VA tweaks automation, benefits for Post-9/11 GI Bill

    Feb 1, 2011

    A new automation system will speed up the turn-around time for veterans and Soldiers to receive new benefits under the latest version of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, Veterans Affairs officials said Monday.

  • Family, Friends Wish Finance Soldiers Farewell

    Jan 27, 2011

    More than 50 soldiers assigned to the 395th Financial Management Company mobilized for overseas service in a ceremony at Fort Douglas, Utah, Jan. 9.

  • Suicide prevention tools, resources

    Jan 27, 2011

    Check out suicide prevention tools and resources available for Soldiers and family members.

  • Wildcat team completes mission for first IRR muster in 2011

    Jan 26, 2011

    As the room quickly filled with more than 110 Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers, a small army of non-commissioned officers went into action taking care of Soldiers. After weeks of preparation, the 81st Regional Support Command's Soldiers Readiness Processing team conducted the first muster for 2011 here. Their mission was to support the Army's Human Resources Command to update the readiness of IRR Soldiers.

  • Commander, US Army Reserve visits 651st RSG in Kuwait

    Jan 25, 2011

  • Commander, US Army Reserve visits 651st RSG in Kuwait

    Jan 25, 2011

  • Commander, US Army Reserve visits 651st RSG in Kuwait

    Jan 25, 2011

  • Chief of the Army Reserve troops in Kandahar

    Jan 25, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, chief of the Army Reserve, visited with deployed Army Reserve Soldiers and held a town hall meeting at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Jan. 23.

  • Army sees slight reduction in active-duty suicides

    Jan 19, 2011

    The Army vice chief of staff reported a slight reduction this past year in suicides committed by Soldiers on active duty, from 162 in 2009 to 156 in 2010.

  • Lieutenant Colonel command board held at 81st RSC

    Jan 19, 2011

  • Promotion boards branch grateful for assistance

    Jan 19, 2011

  • MCoE welcomes first unit from Fort Knox

    Jan 19, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The first Fort Knox, Ky., unit pegged for relocation to the Maneuver Center of Excellence has cranked up basic combat training on Sand Hill. The 2nd Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment, succeeded 1st Battalion, 378th Infantry Regiment - a Reserve unit from LaFayette, La. - at a transfer-of-authority ceremony Jan. 11 in the 30th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception) headquarters building.

  • Wildcat YRRP event relies on volunteers, support staff to keep workshop a success

    Jan 12, 2011

    Plane tickets, travel orders and navigating one of the busiest airports in Florida to find the right transportation bus are just some of the obstacles for Soldiers and families attending one of the monthly Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program workshops here.

  • 100th Army Reserve Band opens Kentucky's 2011 Senate session

    Jan 12, 2011

    Kentucky's top lawmakers rang in the new year with the 100th Army Reserve Band during the second annual performance of patriotic songs on Jan. 4. Chief Warrant Officer Larry Barton led the Army Reserve band for the 2011 opening session of the Kentucky State Senate at the state Capitol here.

  • Reserve team keeps force moving forward

    Jan 4, 2011

    Supporting dozens of Army Reserve units and ensuring hundreds of vehicles are ready to roll at a moment's notice is the job of a small group of military technicians here.

  • Army Reserve leadership visit Kuwait, conduct town hall

    Jan 3, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, Chief of the Army Reserve and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Schultz, Command Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army Reserve, visited Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, to host a town hall meeting with Soldiers Dec. 28.

  • U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Combined Headquarters Construction Project - In R

    Dec 29, 2010

    A series of images, taken over time, of the new U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command combined headquarters project at Fort Bragg, N.C. Covering the period Oct. 2009 - Dec 2010, the images show the changes in the facility as work has progressed. As directed by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) legislation - the headquarters elements of the two commands will relocate from Fort McPherson, Ga., in 2011.

  • Military History Detachment Receives Awards

    Dec 22, 2010

    The 305th Military History Detachment is pre-sented with the Meritorious Unit Citation and Reserve Officer As-sociation Outstanding U.S. Army Reserve Small Unit Award dur-ing Family Day here Dec. 18. The 305th MHD is a subordinate unit of the 316th ESC which has deployed to multiple combat zones. The 305th MHD also received the Reserve Officer Association Outstanding U.S. Army Reserve Small Unit Award to recognize for their outstanding service throughout the years. The unit is also recognized for their deployment to Afghanistan from 2006 thru 2008 for producing the first historical documentation of Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2009 and 2010 the 305th MHD was asked by the White House history association to produce historical docu-ments about the White House Transportation Agency. Military history detachments are small units within the Army Reserve

  • 'Tis the season: Soldiers, Families celebrate together

    Dec 22, 2010

    Soldiers of the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command gather with Family at the T/Sgt. Vernon T. McGarity United States Army Reserve Cen-ter Dec. 18 for a holiday celebration. Ac-tivities were provided for children, and Soldiers and Family members enjoyed a luncheon after the unit's awards presenta-tions. Soldiers were recognized for out-standing performance during their re-quired two-week annual training held this year at Fort McCoy, Wis.

  • Local Army Reserve Soldiers Send Christmas Wishes to veterans

    Dec 22, 2010

    Local Army Reserve Soldiers from the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command took time to spread holiday cheer to those who had served before them. Soldiers visited H.J. Heinz III Veterans Administration Pro-gressive Care Center, handing out gift bags, Christmas cards made by local elementary students, t-shirts and hats to local veterans Dec. 16. This is the seventh year in a row that Army Reserve Soldiers have visited local VA facilities.

  • Army wife helps vets with 'Open Arms'

    Dec 22, 2010

    Dedie Davis, the founder and president of Operation Open Arms, a non-profit organization devoted to providing food and supplies to homeless veterans and veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, explained her passion for charitable work is fueled by her personal experiences.

  • 208th Army Reserve Band spread holiday cheer

    Dec 20, 2010

    A story about the 208th Army Reserve band performing their annual Christmas concert in Newberry, S.C.

  • NFL Players Support Army Reserve Soldiers

    Dec 18, 2010

    NFL players from the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles support their local Army Reserve Soldiers and those overseas by participating in the Pros vs. G.I. Joes program. The players competed with the military personnel attending, while deployed Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan participated via satellite.

  • Local Army Reserve Soldiers complete combatives training

    Dec 18, 2010

    Sgt. Aaron Magro, drill sergeant, 2/ 414th Inf. Regt., Salt Lake City, instructs Soldiers of the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command for level one combative training held at the 316th ESC Headquarters Dec. 13 through Dec. 17.

  • Reserve, Guard Soldiers learn life lessons from Fort Jackson drill sergeants

    Dec 16, 2010

    As basic training drill sergeants get a much needed holiday break from the rigors of shaping young men and women into warriors, two reserve-component Soldiers headed home to share a little more than gifts and festive foods with family.

  • Fort Carson cheers combat engineers

    Dec 16, 2010

    Hundreds of Family members and friends cheered the arrival of 110 Soldiers from the 282nd Engineer Company. The Army Reserve unit headquartered at Fort Carson had supported the transition from Operation Iraqi Freedom to Operation New Dawn, which formally ended U.S. military combat operations in Iraq Sept. 1.

  • Knightdale, N.C. residents will soon have new neighbors

    Dec 13, 2010

    Hundreds of Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 518th Sustainment Brigade, 143rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, will have a new place to hang their beret after construction is completed on a new facility near Raleigh, N.C.

  • Time to get back to basics

    Dec 13, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Schultz (left), U.S. Army Reserve Command command sergeant major, addresses personnel from First Army, Army Professional Management Command and the 3rd Medical Deployment Support Command after a town hall meeting at Fort Gillem Monday.

  • Operation Toy Drop brings thousands of toys to children in need

    Dec 12, 2010

    Over 5,000 toys were donated Dec. 10 and 11 by Soldiers stationed throughout Fort Bragg, N.C. The toys will be distributed throughout the region over the coming weeks to families and children in need of a little assistance this holiday season

  • South Carolina Gold Star Families gather for holiday celebration

    Dec 11, 2010

    Instead of exchanging gifts, several dozen family members at the second annual Survivor Outreach Services holiday gathering shared memories of their beloved Soldiers who have died.

  • Reservists help with holiday mail rush

    Dec 9, 2010

    It's a long way from the sunny skies of Los Angeles to the wintery wonderland of Heidelberg just ask any Soldier from the 376th Human Resources Company. The 18 Army Reservists from the golden state recently made the 14-hour trek to conduct their annual unit training.

  • Senate resolution brings recognition to Gold Star Wives

    Dec 7, 2010

    For the first time, America officially recognizes the contributions and dedication of military widows with ''Gold Star Wives Day.''

  • AFAP aims to improve quality of life for all

    Dec 3, 2010

    Soldiers, family members, retirees and Civilian employees dropped their titles and ranks to become agents of change during the Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) conference on Fort McPherson Nov. 30 through Dec. 2.

  • 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

  • Reserve Soldiers host annual medical, dental SRP

    Dec 2, 2010

    The 7th Civil Support Command hosted its annual medical Servicemember Readiness Program at Kleber Gym on Kleber Kaserne here Nov. 19-21 to ensure that all Soldiers within the 7th CSC were medically screened, updated and mission ready. The 7th CSC's office of the surgeon coordinated the SRP, and more 200 personnel to include the 209th Army Liaison Team from Wiesbaden, Germany, along with its subordinate units showed up Nov. 20 to be checked, said Maj. Thomas Hrabal, officer in charge of the 7th CSC's OSURG.

  • Applications sought for Quality of Life Awards

    Dec 1, 2010

    The Army is seeking applications for its third annual Secretary of the Army Quality of Life Awards program.

  • Moving on: Sustainers retire from the Army after more than 20 years of service

    Nov 29, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Nov. 23, 2010) - Two Soldiers from the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) were honored during the United States Army Human Resources Center of Excellence and Fort Knox Retirement Ceremony at the post's Leader's Club Nov. 23.

  • News Release: Holiday Mail-Getting it there for the Holidays

    Nov 29, 2010

    NR providing deadlines and customer service information regarding HOLIDAY MAIL for deployed Service Members

  • Santa Clause is a Paratrooper! Elves gear up for Operation Toy Drop

    Nov 24, 2010

    As the paratroopers of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) gear up for what will be the biggest airborne operation held by the U.S. Army, one thing remains first on their minds, it's for the kids.

  • American Native speaks to 81st RSC

    Nov 24, 2010

  • Fort Bliss' Army Reserve Warrior and Family Assistance Center aids Soldiers

    Nov 23, 2010

    Fort Bliss Warrior and Family Assistance Center assists Army Reserve Soldiers with family and job issues. The program, which was initially implemented to support the wounded warriors is now extended to all returning Soldiers in these components; active National Guard, Individual Ready Reserve and Reserve units, as well as retirees, veterans and active Reserve.

  • 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.

  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness now more accessible to families

    Nov 17, 2010

    Army family members can now use the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness global assessment tool and all its online self-improvement modules without having a sponsored Army Knowledge Online account.

  • 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.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers impacts active duty unit in Iraq

    Nov 16, 2010

    Two Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 7th Warrior Training Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command returned from their deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn Nov. 2.

  • 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.

  • Portal helps vets, Reserves, Guardsmen land jobs

    Nov 11, 2010

    Just in time for Veterans Day, a new, state-of-the-art Web portal is being rolled out tomorrow to help veterans - as well as reserve-component members, their families and wounded warriors - land jobs with civilian employers who value their military experience.

  • 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.

  • Unit draws on Hood shooting tragedy to help others

    Nov 8, 2010

    Ironically, some of the Soldiers most deeply affected by the Fort Hood shooting Nov. 5, 2009, knew the most about recovering from shock and grief -- they're members of the 467th Combat Stress Control Detachment.

  • 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

  • Fort Hood shooting victims remembered during Afghanistan cross-fit competition

    Nov 6, 2010

    Cross-fit competition held in honor of the victims of the Fort Hood shooting.

  • More global companies pledge hiring of Army spouses

    Nov 5, 2010

    On Oct. 25, at the Association of the U.S. Army's 2010 Annual Meeting and Exposition, the Army Spouse Employment Partnership welcomed 16 more U.S. corporations, who pledge their best efforts to increase employment opportunities for Army spouses.

  • 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.

  • General provides Yellow Ribbon program perspective

    Nov 3, 2010

    Opening his address here to spouses of troops recently returned from Iraq, Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, the Army Reserve's top-ranking officer, made an unexpected plea to what he recognizes as the best-qualified group to spot post-deployment problems early: "I need your help."

  • USARC's top enlisted Soldier visits new headquarters

    Nov 3, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Schultz, the command sergeant major for the Office of the Chief, Army Reserve (OCAR), and the U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC), visited the USARC Forward operations here today to spend time with enlisted members of the USARC Advanced Echelon (ADVON) and see how construction on the new U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) and USARC combined headquarters complex is progressing.

  • 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.

  • Army increases support for suicide prevention

    Nov 2, 2010

    In an attempt to combat the rise in Army-wide suicides, efforts are being made to increase awareness of the risk factors and warning signs to prevent suicides. In addition, Army leadership across the board is stepping up to provide better assistance in mitigating causes linked to suicidal thoughts and actions.

  • President proclaims November as Military Family Month

    Nov 1, 2010

    Now, therefore, I, Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim November 2010 as Military Family Month. I call on all Americans to honor military families through private actions and public service for the tremendous contributions they make in support of our service members and our Nation.

  • 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.

  • Army seeks new Reserve call-up authority

    Oct 29, 2010

    Army officials are seeking a new limited Title 10 authority to mobilize the Guard and Reserve in peacetime for rotations to Europe, Korea and elsewhere.

  • 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.

  • Outreach Team Available to Veterans of all Eras, Services

    Oct 27, 2010

    When a service member leaves the military and resides in a small town in North Dakota, it can difficult to maintain connections with services and programs available to them as veterans. A program administered by the North Dakota National Guard works to overcome that. Military Outreach specialists across the state are trained to help veterans locate the programs and benefits available to them, whether they served one enlistment in the Navy, retired after 30 years in the Army with a couple of combat tours, were married to a now-deceased veteran or are serving in today's Guard, Reserve or active-duty forces.

  • Army considering IRR with no involuntary deployments

    Oct 26, 2010

    The Army Reserve is undergoing a pilot program with some Inactive Ready Reserve troops to ensure that both the needs of the Soldiers and the Army are better met. During a forum at the 2010 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Chief of the Army Reserve Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz explained that the Reserve is still out of balance, and while recruiting is high, leaders are looking for ways to keep highly-qualified Soldiers to stay in the Reserve.

  • Promoting Excellence

    Oct 22, 2010

    Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth D. Volker, an aviation safety officer assigned to U.S.Army Reserve Command headquarters, was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer Five, Oct. 21, 2010, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Volker is a member of the USARC Advance Echelon (ADVON) for the command's relocation to Fort Bragg in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation.

  • Program links reservists, guardsmen, families to jobs

    Oct 22, 2010

    A program that links reserve and National Guard members, their families and veterans with civilian employers has reached a milestone, with more than 1,000 employers now signed on to hire qualified job-seekers. The Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces, originally an Army Reserve initiative that has expanded militarywide, is growing by leaps and bounds as it helps both the military and civilian employers tap into the same talent pool, reported Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, chief of the Army Reserve, who founded the program.

  • 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.

  • "What Right Looks Like" - NEW FORSCOM/USARC Battalion Conducts 1st PT Test

    Oct 20, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Oct. 20, 2010) - An important cooperative training milestone was reached Tuesday, as leaders of the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Special Troops Battalion (STB) administered the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) to Soldiers of the battalion for the first time, here.

  • Army Reserve chief announces realignment

    Oct 20, 2010

    As part of the Army Reserve's ongoing and continuous transformation, the Army Reserve Chief announced another step in his plans to reorganize and realign his headquarters to better support worldwide operations and establish the foundations for an enduring Army Reserve.

  • 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.