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  • FORSCOM/USARC Special Troops Battalion: Fort Bragg-bound commands reach key agreement

    Jun 11, 2010

    A Memorandum of Agreement, formally signed June 7, 2010, prepared by planners for the Base Realignment and Closure 2005-directed relocation of the headquarters of U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command puts an end to potential future uncertainty or confusion over "who does what" in C2 as each command prepares for the imminent departure of lead echelons to Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Army Reserve in Normandy

    Jun 8, 2010

    Over 90 Army Reserve Soldiers with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), with units throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, participate in Operation Air Drop Normandy.

  • On May 17, Everybody in Ballard is Norwegian

    Jun 8, 2010

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

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

    Jun 7, 2010

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

  • Army Reserve Soldiers in Normandy France

    Jun 7, 2010

    The operation will commemorate the 66th Anniversary of D-day Allied Invasion by visiting key sites, participating in memorial ceremonies and

  • A walk through history

    Jun 6, 2010

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

  • ROTC training operation grows

    Jun 4, 2010

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

  • Every Year, a Silent Tribute to a Hero

    Jun 4, 2010

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

  • Top American Legion officials visit troops in Kosovo

    Jun 2, 2010

    The national commander of the American Legion and the president of the American Legion Auxiliary spent Memorial Day weekend in Kosovo, visiting troops and learning more about the U.S. role in the Balkans. Clarence E. Hill, the American Legion's national commander, Leonella Navarrete, the Auxiliary president, and Lawrence White, the aide to the national commander, arrived at Camp Bondsteel May 28 with their spouses.

  • Interns help Reserve Soldiers celebrate at spring social

    Jun 1, 2010

    May 10, the Army Reserve hosted its annual Enlisted Dining Out at a downtown Atlanta hotel, a military tradition that fosters camaraderie and respect for the role of the NCO.

  • Interns help Reserve Soldiers celebrate at spring social

    Jun 1, 2010

    May 10, the Army Reserve hosted its annual Enlisted Dining Out at a downtown Atlanta hotel, a military tradition that fosters camaraderie and respect for the role of the NCO. To underwrite the cost of attendance for junior enlisted Soldiers, senior NCOs typically host fundraisers and officers sponsor Soldiers from their staffs.

  • Building Confidence One Battle Assemble at a Time

    May 31, 2010

    This monthly "Warrior Training" helps train and sustain TPU and AGR Soldiers in a variety of warrior skills while simultaneously trying to instill confidence, camaraderie and esprit the corps within the Company.

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

    May 27, 2010

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

  • Army Reserve Fallen Soldiers Remembered

    May 26, 2010

    Memorial day service for Army Reserve Soldiers with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne).

  • U.S., Slovak senior enlisted share leadership skills

    May 26, 2010

    In the early morning hours of May 18, an awkward silence filled a room in a plain white building in downtown Zvolen, Slovakia, where host nation and U.S. military members waited for one man to break the silence.

  • Reservists hone wartime skills working alongside civilian peers

    May 25, 2010

    Reservists honed wartime skills working side by side with civilian employees in warehouses and work areas around Tobyhanna May 2-13.

  • Active, Reserve, and National Guard Chaplains gather for annual sustainment training in Arizona

    May 18, 2010

    Held in Scottsdale, Ariz., over 280 chaplains throughout the 7-state southwest region of the United States gathered together for a week in May to engage in dialog and discuss issues such as Comprehensive Soldier Fitness, spiritual resiliency, reintegration relationships and pastoral care counseling.

  • Virtual Army Experience lets civilians experience combat

    May 17, 2010

    The "Virtual Army Experience" offered Armed Forces Day visitors the chance to experience a few minutes of combat at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

  • Army Reserve opens second Army Strong Community Center

    May 17, 2010

    Tucked away at the entrance to Pisgah National Forest in western North Carolina, the small Brevard community of about 6,000 residents welcomed the nation's second Army Strong Community Center during a grand opening ceremony May 15.

  • Army Reserve opens second Army Strong Community Center in Brevard, N.C., May 15

    May 16, 2010

    BREVARD, N.C. - Tucked away at the entrance of the Pisgah National Forest in western North Carolina, the small community of about 6,000 residents welcomed the nation's second Army Strong Community Center during a grand opening ceremony May 15.

  • Environmental Stewardship Evident in New FORSCOM/USARC Headquarters Project

    May 14, 2010

    A selection of images from the site of the new FORSCOM/USARC combined headquarters at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Official urges Reserve component funding, predictability

    May 13, 2010

    Emphasizing the critical role the reserve components play in U.S. national defense, the senior Pentagon reserve affairs official emphasized to Congress today the importance of adequately funding the force and providing predictability about deployments.

  • Army's top junior officers recognized with MacArthur award

    May 7, 2010

    Twenty-eight of the Army's most promising captains and warrant officers were lauded at the 23rd Annual General Douglas MacArthur Leadership awards ceremony at the Pentagon Thursday.

  • Civil Affairs Soldiers Prepare for Afghan Mission

    May 7, 2010

    Soldiers from the 431st Civil Affairs Battalion, A Company are currently at Army Support Activity-Dix preparing to help rebuild the infrastructure of Afghanistan. "We will work to help facilitate the rebuilding of schools, transportation, legitimate agricultural businesses, clean drinking water and medical care, and supporting various humanitarian efforts in the area as needed," said Maj. Benjamin Hastings, El Dorado, Ark., native and 431st CA Bn., A Company commander.

  • Civil Affairs Soldiers Prepare for Afghan Mission

    May 7, 2010

    Soldiers from the 431st Civil Affairs Battalion, A Company are currently at Army Support Activity-Dix preparing to help rebuild the infrastructure of Afghanistan. "We will work to help facilitate the rebuilding of schools, transportation, legitimate agricultural businesses, clean drinking water and medical care, and supporting various humanitarian efforts in the area as needed," said Maj. Benjamin Hastings, El Dorado, Ark., native and 431st CA Bn., A Company commander.

  • 7th CSC helps celebrate 65 years of Victory in Europe

    May 6, 2010

    U.S. and allied service members, U.S. Army Reserve Ambassadors from the state of Texas, World War II veterans, local dignitaries and civilians honored the memory of those who liberated France at a commemoration ceremony at the foot of the 90th Infantry Division "Tough 'Ombres" memorial April 27.

  • Soldiers of the ASC-ARE tour Rock Island Arsenal manufacturing facilities

    May 4, 2010

    Col. Craig Cotter, commander, Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center, speaks to Soldiers of the Army Sustainment Command-Army Reserve Element, before a tour of the facilities April 30.

  • Army Reserve says farewell to Maj. Gen. Sholar

    May 4, 2010

    Maj. Gen. James R. Sholar, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, said goodbye to friends and colleagues at a farewell ceremony April 26 in front of USARC headquarters on Fort McPherson.

  • The 63rd Regional Support Command Best Warrior Competition.

    May 3, 2010

    Seventeen Soldiers from the 63rd Regional Support Command compete in the Best Warrior Competition held at Fort Hunter Liggett, Ca.

  • Guard, Reserve leaders seek funding for growing role

    May 3, 2010

    The military's National Guard and reserve units need more funding to reflect the operational readiness they have proven in Iraq and Afghanistan, rather than the ready-reserve model for which their current funding provides, reserve-component leaders told Congress.

  • Citizen Soldiers Serve Strongly With Support

    Apr 30, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The local celebration of the 102nd birthday of the Army Reserve involved more than a cake and an exchange of congratulations. It also included a look at how the Reserve has evolved during its history, reflected in comments made by Steve Taylor, president of the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army; Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle; and one of the Reserves' commanders, Capt. David Borders, who just returned from leading the 375th Engineer Company in Iraq. They were part of a Reserve birthday breakfast celebration Thursday at Lockheed Martin.

  • Nearly 2,000 explore FORSCOM job opportunities at Fort Bragg

    Apr 30, 2010

    The line formed early for the 10 a.m. "Exploring Employment Opportunities with U.S. Army Forces Command" Information Exchange, and continued through mid-afternoon, April 23, at Ft. Bragg, N.C.

  • Puerto Rico hosts first IRR muster outside CONUS

    Apr 28, 2010

    The muster for Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, was the first one to be held outside the continental United States.

  • Medical exercises begin in Haiti

    Apr 28, 2010

    Lines of people seemed to come out of nowhere as hundreds of Haitians living in the Roche au Boteaux area lined the road, waiting for the opening ceremony of the Medical Readiness Training Exercise, or MEDRETE, to be completed and the make shift medical clinic to officially open April 26.

  • Last Voyage of the Vulcan

    Apr 26, 2010

    Members of the 467th Transportation Company, an Army Reserve unit from Tacoma, Wash., moved the Floating Machine Shop (FMS) Vulcan to Seattle. Vulcan, built for the Army in the 1950s, was the last vessel of its type in the Army inventory. It will now be used by the Seattle Maritime Academy as a floating classroom.

  • Last Voyage of the Vulcan

    Apr 26, 2010

    An Army Reserve tugboat crew from the 467th Transportation Company in Tacoma, Wash., moves the Floating Machine Shop Vulcan, FMS-789, to its new home in Seattle. Vulcan, the last craft of its type in Army inventory, will be used by the Seattle Maritime Academy as a floating classroom.

  • IRR Musters critical to maintaining readiness

    Apr 26, 2010

    About 90 Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers were called to duty to attend an IRR muster over the weekend as part of their service obligation to the Army.

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    Apr 26, 2010

  • Army Reserve celebrates 102nd anniversary with re-enlistment

    Apr 26, 2010

    Army Reserve Soldiers representing all 50 states and U.S. territories took the oath of re-enlistment Friday during the fifth annual National Capitol Re-enlistment Ceremony, in celebration of the Army Reserve's 102nd Anniversary.

  • New Armed Forces Reserve Center opens at Westover Air Reserve Base, MA

    Apr 25, 2010

    Hundreds of military service members in the Massachusetts and Connecticut areas have a new "home" after the official opening of a new, joint reserve center recently.

  • Movement control battalion receives new commander

    Apr 25, 2010

    Soldiers and family members gathered to welcome the incoming commander of the 313th Movement Control Battalion at the 1st Sgt. Adam Brandt Army Reserve Center Saturday.

  • 60 Soldiers Reenlist in Nation's Capitol to Celebrate Army Reserve's 102nd Birthday

    Apr 23, 2010

    Sixty Soldiers in the U.S. Army Reserve were honored today in the fifth annual National Capitol Reenlistment Ceremony on Capitol Hill to mark the U.S. Army Reserve's 102nd anniversary.

  • 60 Reenlist in Nation's Capitol to Celebrate Army Reserve's 102nd Birthday

    Apr 23, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, chief, Army Reserve, re-enlisted 60 Soldiers and Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) in the Nation's Capitol this morning to mark the 102nd birthday of the Army Reserve.

  • Fort McCoy Computer Center helps mobilized Soldiers stay in touch

    Apr 22, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- The Fort McCoy Mobilization Soldier Computer Center is an important asset for mobilizing and demobilizing Soldiers during their stay at Fort McCoy. Sending and receiving e-mail from Families and friends, accessing Army online training sources, and completing paperwork required for travel arrangements are among the top reasons Soldiers use the center, located in building 2773 in the heart of the Fort McCoy mobilization processing area.

  • Fort McCoy's Mobilization Mailroom delivers news from home

    Apr 22, 2010

    FORT McCoy, Wis. -- Even in the age of e-mail, Soldiers still look forward to the pleasure of receiving correspondence through the Aca,!A"regularAca,!A? mail, which has brought cards, letters and packages to the troops throughout the years. For mobilized troops at Fort McCoy, the mail process begins with weekday mail calls at the Mobilization Mail Room in building 1868.

  • Anchors Aweigh: Army Reserve Boat Crew Leaves for Southwest Asia

    Apr 21, 2010

    Sixteen members of Detachment 3, 467th Transportation Company, Tacoma, Wash., were called to active duty to support operations in Southwest Asia. The soldiers make up the crew of a LCU-2000, one of the largest watercraft in the Army's inventory.

  • U.S. Army Celebrates Opening Day with the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field

    Apr 20, 2010

  • 402nd AFSB Soldier sports Olympic medals

    Apr 18, 2010

  • National Guard, Reserve children get Capitol Hill recognition

    Apr 15, 2010

    When 9-year-old Valerie Gonzalez's father deployed to Kosovo with the California Army National Guard, Valerie got a grant that helped her participate in extracurricular activities.

  • Back in the Saddle: NCOs Come Out of Retirement to Serve Again

    Apr 12, 2010

    Two sergeants first class assigned to the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command in Seattle, Wash., have come out of retirement to serve again.

  • Army boxers will take experience to Armed Forces competition

    Apr 12, 2010

    Thirty-three Soldiers entered the ring during the All-Army Boxing Trials April 7-9, but at the clang of the final bell only 11 were left standing to represent the Army at the Armed Forces Boxing Championship next week.

  • Reserve training center preparing for move to Knox

    Apr 8, 2010

    Staff and faculty of the Army Reserve Readiness Training Center (Provisional) at Fort McCoy, Wis., are beginning the process to transition the organization to Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Reserve working to balance end strength, skill sets

    Mar 31, 2010

    The Army Reserve is looking to reduce the number of Soldiers it has and ensure it has the right number of Soldiers in the right jobs.

  • Supporting Soldiers top priority at 99th RSC Customer Support Conference

    Mar 31, 2010

  • Naval Station Newport breaks ground on new Army Reserve Center

    Mar 26, 2010

  • 'Best Movement Control Team in Theater' Returns from Deployment

    Mar 23, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - Twenty-one soldiers of the Eugene, Ore.-based 971st Transportation Detachment, an Army Reserve movement control team called "the best in theater," were welcomed home from a year-long deployment here Feb. 8.

  • <b>Back in the Saddle: Army Reserve NCOs Come Out of Retirement to Serve Again</b>

    Mar 23, 2010

    SEATTLE, Wash. Aca,!" Two noncommissioned officers of the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command have decided that when it comes to serving, 20-plus years just arenAca,!a,,ct enough.

  • More than 120 take Bataan Memorial March challenge in Kosovo

    Mar 22, 2010

    More than 120 people, including many KFOR Soldiers from Multi-National Battle Group-East, challenged themselves March 21 in the inaugural Bataan Memorial March here. The march took the participants up and over the hills of Camp Bondsteel and along trails surrounding the base.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers ready tools for mobilization

    Mar 20, 2010

    Nearly 200 Army Reserve Soldiers from across the country gathered at the U.S. Army Reserve Center here March 11 in preparation for a year-long deployment to Iraq. The Soldiers, coming from 16 states, traveled to Fort Hood, Texas, March 12 to begin several weeks of training before deploying.

  • 99th RSC honors the 'Guardian President'

    Mar 19, 2010

  • 324th ESB toubleshoot data links during COMEX

    Mar 19, 2010

    Signal Soldiers with the 324th Signal Batallion (Expeditionary) brought all their companies together to conduct a communications exercise at Fort Gordon, Ga., where the 324th ESB and their brigade headquarters, 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, are located.

  • USAREUR Chaplain puts focus on perseverance at Kosovo Prayer Breakfast

    Mar 19, 2010

    U.S. KFOR Soldiers joined the command chaplain of U.S. Army Europe in a discussion on perseverance during March 17 a prayer breakfast here. The prayer breakfast, featuring USAREUR Chaplain (Col.) Charles R. Bailey, was the third held so far this year at Camp Bondsteel, headquarters of Multi-National Battle Group-East (MNBG-E).

  • Ready Support Battalion Partnered with U.S. Army Reserve Recruiter for St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Mar 17, 2010

    The 2-349th Logistics Support Battalion, from the 188th Infantry Brigade, First Army Division East, partnered with the U.S. Army Recruiting Company in Savannah to provide a St. Patrick's Day Parade entry.

  • Army Reserve swears in new top NCO

    Mar 17, 2010

    The 11th command sergeant major of the Army Reserve was sworn in Tuesday at the Pentagon after filling the position for nearly two months.

  • Behind the Scenes with the 412th TEC Culinary Team

    Mar 15, 2010

  • New Armed Forces Reserve Center Opens For Business

    Mar 15, 2010

  • First Employer Partnership signing takes place in Germany

    Mar 12, 2010

    U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers living in Germany now have a partner for employment opportunities.

  • AMEDD celebrates eight-year combat medic transformation

    Mar 11, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- In October 2001, an eight-year transformation began to reengineer the 91B combat medic and 91C licensed practical nurse Military Occupational Specialties into the credentialed 68W (Healthcare Specialist) combat medic of today's Army.

  • Beyond the big stage: impact of Army Culinary Arts Competition goes further than presentation of any

    Mar 11, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 11, 2010) -- The U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition will check off another year tomorrow when it wraps up its 35th awards ceremony. For more than three decades, it has been a stage of sorts; a showcase in which contestants are afforded the opportunity to put their skills up against the best the military has to offer. But it is also a unique military food service experience Aca,!" one that has a varied impact beyond the competition itself.

  • Top Army Reserve leaders visit 7th CSC troops in Germany

    Mar 10, 2010

    Top U.S. Army Reserve leaders visited Germany-based Soldiers of the 7th Civil Support Command in Kaiserslautern and Weisbaden, Germany, March 6-7.

  • Community welcomes home local Army Reserve Soldiers

    Mar 9, 2010

    Army Reserve Soldiers of the 14th Quartermaster Company, Greensburg, Pa., returned home after a year-long deployment in Iraq. The unit received a warm welcome from friends, families, peers, veteran organizations, local businesses and political representatives. Originally meant to provide water purification support, the unit was cross-leveled to operate three of the largest warehouses in Iraq and perform a clean-up mission. The unit recycled $250 million of excess materials back into the Army Supply System.

  • Top Army Reserve Soldiers visit troops at Camp Bondsteel

    Mar 9, 2010

    The chief of the U.S. Army Reserve and his top enlisted Soldier traveled here March 5 to talk with Army Reserve Soldiers in Multi-National Battle Group-East. Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, commanding general of the Army Reserve and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Schultz, command sergeant major of the Army Reserve, were welcomed to Camp Bondsteel by Brig. Gen. Al Dohrmann, commanding general of MNBG-E.

  • U.S. KFOR observes Women's History Month

    Mar 9, 2010

    U.S. KFOR Servicemembers here marked the start of Women's History Month March 5 with an event highlighted by a speech given by North Dakota Army National Guard Col. Giselle Wilz. Brig. Gen. Al Dohrmann, Bismarck, N.D., commander of Multi-National Battle Group-East, gave his remarks and said that it is important to recognize the contributions made by females in the military to include those in his Battle Group.

  • U.S. KFOR aviators take students high in language-learning

    Mar 9, 2010

    U.S. Soldiers with Kosovo Forces (KFOR )12 Multi-National Battle Group-East's Task Force Aviation have been busy this rotation taking students to new heights. Only they're not doing it with helicopters, they're doing it with language. Command Sgt. Maj. Marion Erik Brakeman and Capt. Eric Seymore are two of the Soldiers involved in teaching "English as a Second Language" (ESL) to local high school students at the Ferizaj Youth Center.

  • Welcome Home, 14th Quartermaster Company!

    Mar 8, 2010

    Photo release of the 14th Quartermaster Company's welcome home ceremony.

  • Key Army leaders visit U.S. Army Africa, discuss importance of citizen Soldiers

    Mar 6, 2010

    Senior Army leaders received an update on U.S. Army Africa's progress during recent visits to the command's headquarters in Vincenza, Italy.

  • Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of Scud Missile Attack

    Mar 3, 2010

    Every February 25 for the last 19 years, friends and families of the 14th Quartermaster Company in Greensburg, Pa., gather to pay homage to the 13 Soldiers who were killed in an Iraqi Scud missile attack. The day is a distinctive day that changed the community forever.

  • USAREUR medical chief visits Camp Bondsteel hospital

    Mar 3, 2010

    The commanding general of the Europe Regional Medical Command visited Soldiers and toured the post Medical Treatment Facility here March 2. Brig. Gen. Keith W. Gallagher, who is also the command surgeon for United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, started his visit by meeting a cross-section of "Task Force Med Falcon" Soldiers for lunch. The Soldiers are part of Multi-National Battle Group-East in Kosovo.

  • Reserve Soldier claims All-Army Small Arms Championship

    Mar 2, 2010

    Close to 300 Soldiers from all elements of the Army descended on Fort Benning, Ga., Feb. 20-27, to take part in the 2010 All-Army Small Arms Championships, the Army's pre-eminent marksmanship training and competition.

  • Army Reservist claims All-Army championship

    Mar 1, 2010

    Close to 300 Soldiers from all elements of the Army descended on Fort Benning Feb. 20-27 to take part in the 2010 All-Army Small Arms Championships, the preeminent marksmanship training and competition event the Army has to offer. Army Reservist Sgt. 1st Class Russell Moore, 2nd Battalion, Small Arms Readiness Group, Camp Bullis, Texas, withstood strong competition and unpredictable weather to win the 2010 Overall Individual Championship, his second in a row.

  • New policy authorizes social media access, with caveats

    Mar 1, 2010

    Attention all Facebookers, Twitter tweeters and YouTubers: a new Defense Department policy authorizes you to access these and other Web 2.0 platforms from nonclassified government computers, as long as it doesn't compromise operational security or involve prohibited activities or Web sites.

  • ASC readies LSU Soldiers

    Feb 24, 2010

    Army Sustainment Command Soldiers conducted a training exercise course, Feb. 12, inside Rock Island Arsenal's Building 250 to replicate battlefield conditions in Southwest Asia.

  • 80th Training Command first Reserve unit to earn Safety Streamer

    Feb 18, 2010

    The 80th Training Command, the Army's third largest Army Reserve unit, became the first Reserve unit to receive the Army Safety Excellence streamer during a ceremony Jan. 30 in Virginia Beach, Va.

  • Local Army Reserve Soldiers on American soil once again

    Feb 17, 2010

    Photo highlights for the 542nd Quartermaster Company's return from a year-long deployment in Iraq.

  • Army Reserve readies only aviation brigade for deployment to Haiti

    Jan 26, 2010

    The only Army Reserve aviation brigade, the 244th Aviation Brigade, has geared up to deploy troops and equipment to Haiti in support of Operation Unified Response.

  • Army invites 14,000 IRR Soldiers to readiness musters in 2010

    Jan 21, 2010

    The Army kicks off another year of readiness musters, Jan. 23, for some 14,000 Soldiers in the Individual Ready Reserve.

  • Army Reserve, National Guard sign employer partnership agreements during Army All-American Bowl Week

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- During the 10th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl game, the U.S. Army Reserve inked agreements with six companies and organizations Jan. 8. These agreements help ease employment opportunities for America's Soldiers and veterans and help strengthen the community, support Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers and their Families, and maintain a strong economy.

  • Army Reserve prepares for post-conflict requirements

    Jan 13, 2010

    With the drawdown of U.S. forces under way in Iraq and plans announced to begin reducing forces in Afghanistan after July 2011, Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, the Army Reserve chief, is facing a quandary.

  • 'Real Warrior' describes post-traumatic stress

    Jan 12, 2010

    When Staff Sgt. Megan Krause returned home from a deployment in Iraq in 2006, she thought the scariest moments of her life were over.

  • General Stultz holds town hall meeting in Kuwait

    Dec 30, 2009

    Army Reserve Soldiers serving under Third Army had the opportunity to voice their concerns during a town hall meeting hosted by Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, Chief of the Army Reserves, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 26.

  • A month reserved for reflection

    Dec 16, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - Three Soldiers from the 724th Transportation Company, a reserve unit from Bartonville, Ill., shared their experiences as they celebrated Native American Heritage Month throughout Nov. at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq.


    Dec 15, 2009

    The Personal Force Innovation (PFI) program allows Department of Defense Working Capital Fund activities, such as Tobyhanna, to fill critical manpower needs with highly skilled reservists. The PFI office recruits the highest quality volunteers and works closely with each activity to get the right person to fill critical needs.

  • Reserve seeks to 'balance the force' with seasoned Soldiers

    Dec 14, 2009

    The Army Reserve has increased its ranks by 20,000 and continues to meet its recruiting goals, but there are some gaps that remain unfilled in mid-level ranks and different specialties.

  • New York Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers March Against Hunger in Buffalo

    Dec 10, 2009

    Thirty Soldiers belonging to the New York Army National Guard and the Army Reserve volunteered to take a ten mile road march through Buffalo, New York, picking up food parcels along the way to donate to the Western New York Food Bank. The Soldiers picked up 2,000 pounds of food, double the amount in 2008. A donation from Wegmann's raised the tally to 13,000 pounds.

  • Soldiers convoy building materials, support FOB expansion

    Dec 6, 2009

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - During 2009, troops from the 286th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion supported the first Afghan build-up by transporting equipment, supplies and building materials to numerous forward operating bases. Although planning to redeploy by January, they show no signs of stopping. An element of Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan, the 286th CSSB runs regular convoys to FOB Leatherneck, Helmand province, in support of the U.S. Marines and westward expansion. With President Obama's recent decision to send 30,000 more troops here, the 286th CSSB's current FOB Leatherneck missions, having started weeks ago, are timely.

  • Gates supports 'contiguous training' for Reserve components

    Nov 20, 2009

    While admitting initial reservations, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told a National Guard conference Thursday he sees benefits of a new plan that allows reserve-component servicemembers to conduct pre-deployment training before the clock starts ticking on their 12-month mobilization cycles.

  • Soldiers visit historical ruins of Ur

    Nov 18, 2009

    UR, Iraq - More than 230 Soldiers with the 121st Brigade Support Battalion visited the archaeological remains of Ur, Nov. 12, near Contingency Operating Location Adder, Iraq.

  • Reserve Medics Train Next to Civilian Counterparts

    Nov 17, 2009

    A new training program brought Army Reserve medical Soldiers to the Radisson Nashua Convention Center for their combat medic sustainment training. Held in conjunction with the National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses' (NFLPN) convention, healthcare specialists (68W) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs, 68W-M6) gathered to receive part of their mandatory, bi-annual medical training in October.

  • Fort McCoy Noncommissioned Officer Academy leaders honored at retirement ceremony

    Nov 17, 2009

    Two senior Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Academy NCOs who had a joint retirement ceremony at Fort McCoy Oct. 23 were honored with Meritorious Service Medals for military careers that included helping to prepare NCOs as leaders and serving the American public.

  • Mission accomplished

    Nov 17, 2009

    Photos from the 430th Transportation Company's demobilization ceremony.


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