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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

  • 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.

  • Fort Lee, Sustainment Center of Excellence readies stage for 'Best Warrior'

    Oct 14, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 14, 2010) -- In a few days, a select group of warriors will converge upon Fort Lee to showcase their soldiering skills for the 2010 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition.

  • 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.

  • Photo Update, U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command (Forward), Fort Bragg, N.C., Oct. 1

    Oct 13, 2010

    A selection of photographic highlights from the forward location of U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Human resource leaders take on BRAC challenges

    Oct 12, 2010

    Human resources leaders from across the post and other locations met at Fort Bragg, Oct. 5 to develop strategies to deal with the impact - good and bad - expected to result from the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC)-directed relocation of thousands of Army civilian employees.

  • "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.

  • SWIOC welcomes warrior citizens home from OEF/OIF

    Oct 8, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- More than 20 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the South West Information Operations Center Regional Computer Emergency Response Team, South West Asia, were recognized for their service during a ceremony at Blesse Auditorium Oct. 3.

  • Michigan Reserve units first to get new M915A5 truck

    Oct 6, 2010

    Two Army Reserve units in Michigan became the first units to be equipped with the new M915A5 line-haul tractor truck in a ceremony Sept. 29.

  • 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.

  • Soldier to use experiences to teach fellow troops

    Sep 30, 2010

    Sgt. Anthony Mink, a 22-year-old infantryman with Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, is one of many young Soldiers who has demonstrated duty, honor, courage and professionalism while representing the United States of America. Now, Mink hopes to use his experiences to help the next generation of Soldiers.

  • Reservists participate in Africa's largest air expo

    Sep 30, 2010

    More than 150 aircrew and personnel from the U.S Air Force and Army took part in the Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) 2010 exhibition held at Air Force Base Ysterplaat, Cape Town, South Africa last week to build on an ongoing partnership between the U.S. military and South Africa National Defense Forces.

  • Samoa reservists honored for tsunami relief efforts

    Sep 30, 2010

    On the morning of Sept. 29, 2009, four, massive waves ripped through the hearts and homes of local communities throughout the island of Tutuila. Following the 8.3-magnitude earthquake that resulted in the devastating tsunami waves, Soldiers from the 9th MSC sprung into action to support their brothers and sisters in arms and the local American Samoan community.

  • Defense Department honors Guard, Reserve employers

    Sep 27, 2010

    Fifteen U.S. companies nominated by their employees received Defense Department awards yesterday for outstanding support to the Guard and Reserve members they employ.

  • 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.

  • Commanding General commends, counsels Alaska troops

    Sep 24, 2010

    -- Brig. Gen. Michele G. Compton, the new commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve's 9th Mission Support Command, met with more than 100 Anchorage Army Reservists during a town hall meeting here, Sept. 19, at the U.S. Army Reserve Center.

  • 'Plug and Play' - FORSCOM, USARC Forward Team Lays Foundation for Smooth BRAC Relocation

    Sep 22, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Sept. 20, 2010) Aca,!aEURc With just ten days remaining before members of the advance echelons of Headquarters, U.S. Army Forces Command and Headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command begin reporting here for duty, the liaison teams and "Torch Party" representing each command are making final preparations as the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure-directed relocation of the two commands' headquarters begins in earnest.

  • `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.

  • 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.

  • FORSCOM/USARC Forward - Team Photo, Sept. 15, 2010

    Sep 15, 2010

    Team Photo - FORSCOM USARC Torch and Liaison elements at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Army Reserve postures for 'uncertain' future

    Sep 15, 2010

    With tough budget decisions on the horizon and the changing military missions in the Middle East, an uncertain future awaits the Army Reserve, the organization's commander said today.

  • 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.

  • Army reserve-component suicides rising

    Sep 9, 2010

    While active-duty Army suicides are trending downward, reserve-component suicides appear to be on the rise -- a fact that worries leaders as the Army observes Suicide Prevention Month.

  • 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

  • Army Reserve hosts first naturalization ceremony in Samoa

    Sep 3, 2010

    Forty-two members of the U.S. Army Reserve's 9th Mission Support Command were naturalized at the Governor H. Rex Lee auditorium in the first Military Naturalization Ceremony ever held in American Samoa.

  • 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.

  • U.S. Army Forces Command (Forward) and U.S. Army Reserve Command (Forward) Photo Update, August 23 -

    Aug 31, 2010

    A compendium of images highlighting the work being done at Fort Bragg, N.C. to prepare for the BRAC 2005-directed relocation of the headquarters of U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command from Fort McPherson, Ga.

  • I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord Women's Equality Day Observance

    Aug 27, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD- Suffrage, equality in the workplace and women in the service, were just a few of the themes celebrated during the I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord Women's Equality Day Observance held at the McChord Co-located Club, Aug., 26.

  • CSTX 2010 at Fort McCoy prepares Soldiers for deployments

    Aug 27, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- The U.S. Army Reserve has a five-year cycle for preparing, training and scheduling a unit for deployment. Under the Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) program units are scheduled to be mobilized for one year and be home for four. During those four years home, however, the units constantly are training and gaining manpower for that year of deployment. A large part of that is the training each unit conducts. The Combat Support Training Exercise (CSTX) 2010 at Fort McCoy is designed for units in their fourth year of the ARFORGEN cycle. This means each unit participating in the exercise is slated to be deployed at some point in the upcoming year.

  • 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.

  • U.S. Army Forces Command (Forward) and U.S. Army Reserve Command Forward (Forward), Week in Review,

    Aug 26, 2010

    A compendium of images and captions highlighting the activites at the forward locations of Headquarters, U.S. Army Forces Command and Headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., during the week of August 16-22, 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.

  • Deployed major attends 25th high school reunion via Skype

    Aug 20, 2010

    Maj. Lyn Rogers, a budget officer with the Iraq Training and Advisory Mission Director, uses the MWR Internet Cafe at Forward Operating Base Union III in Baghdad, Iraq, reguarly to Skype with family and friends. On Aug. 3 she attended her 25th high school reunion via Skype.

  • USARPAC Reservists labor for Mongolian bath house luxury

    Aug 18, 2010

    ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - Guam-based, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 797th Engineer Company, which is a subordinate unit of the 411th Engineer Battalion and 9th Mission Support Command, are working side by side with Mongolian Armed Forces here to provide humanitarian assistance as part of U.S. Army, Pacific's exercise Khaan Quest.

  • 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.

  • WAREX training at Fort McCoy emphasizes FOB defense, convoy lanes scenarios

    Aug 13, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- A Warrior Exercise (WAREX) held at Fort McCoy July 11-31 trained the Army Reserve units involved in collective Army Warrior Tasks and continued to prepare the units for training/deployment in the Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) model. Col. Bryan Wampler, exercise director from the 78th Training Brigade (Operations) from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., said the exercise emphasized forward operating base (FOB) defense and convoy lanes training.

  • Hawaii Army Reserve unit set to deploy

    Aug 10, 2010

    Fellow Soldiers, families, friends and guests gathered to honor and bid farewell to the Soldiers of the 305th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment in a deployment ceremony here Aug. 8.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers blow doors off urban ops training

    Aug 7, 2010

  • Reserve Soldier competes for Best Warrior title

    Aug 6, 2010

    A Fort Wainwright Army Reserve Soldier, Spc. Gary G. Olsen-Saville, participated in the US Army Reserve's Best Warrior competition at Fort McCoy, Wis., last week.

  • 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

  • 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.