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  • U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Competition Day 3

    Jul 28, 2010

    Photos depicting Soldiers firing M4 carbine during the rifle range portion of the U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, 28 July.

  • U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned of the Year Competition Day 2

    Jul 28, 2010

    Photos depict 16 Soldiers competing in a series of events during the U.S. Forces Command Soldier / NCO of the Year at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, 27 July.

  • U.S. Forces Command Soldier / NCO of the Year Competition

    Jul 27, 2010

    Pfc. Cody R. Dodson, representing III Corps from Fort Hood, Texas, locates an assigned point during the urban orienteering portion during the U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned of the Year Competition here at Joint Base Lewis-McChord July 27. The four-day competition pits eight Soldiers and eight NCOs against one another in order to determine the best of the best from active-duty, National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers under U.S. Forces Command.

  • U.S. Forces Command Soldier / NCO of the Year Competition

    Jul 27, 2010

    Pfc. Cody R. Dodson, representing III Corps from Fort Hood, Texas, plots an assigned point during the urban orienteering event during the U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned of the Year Competition here at Joint Base Lewis-McChord July 27. The four-day competition pits eight Soldiers and eight NCOs against one another in order to determine the best of the best from active-duty, National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers under U.S. Forces Command.

  • U.S. Forces Command Soldier / NCO of the Year Competition

    Jul 27, 2010

    Competing Soldiers listen to instructions from the range cadre for the urban orienteering event of the U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned of the Year Competition here at Joint Base Lewis-McChord July 27. The four-day competition pits eight Soldiers and eight NCOs against one another in order to determine the best of the best from active-duty, National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers under U.S. Forces Command.

  • U.S. Forces Command Soldier / NCO of the Year Competition

    Jul 27, 2010

    Competing Soldiers begin to bunch up during the two-mile run portion of the physical fitness event during the U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned of the Year Competition here at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, July 27. The four-day competition pits eight Soldiers and eight NCOs against one another in order to determine the best of the best from active-duty, National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers under U.S. Forces Command.

  • U.S. Forces Command Soldier / NCO of the Year Competition

    Jul 27, 2010

    Competitors knock out as many push-ups as they can in the allotted two-minute window during the physical fitness portion of the U.S. Forces Command Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Competition here at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, July 27. The four-day competition pits eight Soldiers and eight NCOs against one another in order to determine the best of the best from active-duty, National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers under U.S. Forces Command.

  • U.S. Forces Command Soldier / NCO of the Year Competition

    Jul 27, 2010

    100727-A-9396L-001 The 16 Soldiers competing in the U.S. Forces Command Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Competition receive the Army Physical Fitness Test briefing prior to the second event of the competition here at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, July 27. The four-day competition pits eight Soldiers and eight NCOs against one another in order to determine the best of the best from active-duty, National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers under U.S. Forces Command.

  • NAACP awards go to Army leaders

    Jul 27, 2010

    The NAACP gave its top military service awards for 2010 to three Army leaders for their contributions to equal opportunity in the military.

  • Ohio couple teams up for Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 27, 2010

    "On what day did the Civil War end'" asked Sgt. Alicia Rider. Her husband Sgt. David Rider took a minute and answered, "April 9th, 1865." "Correct," she replied.

  • Global Medic 2010: Soldiers face realistic combat simulations

    Jul 27, 2010

  • Soldiers first: Lee mortuary affairs unit focuses on strengthening tactical skills

    Jul 23, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 22, 2010) -- The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have reiterated the notion that Soldiers need to be tactically proficient first and foremost.

  • Army Logistics University hosts historic uncasing ceremony

    Jul 23, 2010

    Fort Lee welcomed its first, fully operational training unit for Army transportation students Friday.

  • 299th Engineer Company trains at Fort McCoy for deployment

    Jul 23, 2010

    Photos of members of the 299th Engineer Company, of Fort Belvoir, Va., an Army Reserve unit, training at Fort McCoy, Wis., to deploy to support Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • New robotics obstacle course at Fort McCoy trains Soldiers in vital safety skill

    Jul 23, 2010

    A new robotics obstacle course at Fort McCoy's Contingency Operating Location Freedom is training Soldiers in a skill that is vital to safety.

  • Forward Operating Base Fun

    Jul 22, 2010

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

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

    Jul 22, 2010

  • 310th returns from deployment

    Jul 22, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Smiles and hugs filled the Army Reserve Center gymnasium last week as Soldiers from the 310th Human Resources Sustainment Center returned home to their families following a one-year deployment to Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • FORSCOM Command Team Visits Fort Bragg, New Headquarters Site

    Jul 20, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. Aca,!aEURc Asked about his first impression of the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command combined headquarters complex under construction here, Gen. James D. Thurman, FORSCOM commanding general, simply said Aca,!aEURc "Wow". Making their first visit to Fort Bragg since taking charge of the Army's largest command, Thurman and FORSCOM's new top enlisted Soldier, Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald T. Riling, spent an event-filled Thursday, on post, meeting with XVIII Airborne Corps leaders and Soldiers, attending the 1st Theater Support Command's change of command ceremony and touring the headquarters construction site.

  • Local Army Reserve Brigade gains new leadership

    Jul 20, 2010

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

  • Multinational peacekeeping operation kicks off in Cambodia

    Jul 19, 2010

    Troops from 10 countries stood with each other on the parade field at the Training School for Multinational Peacekeeping Forces July 17, marking the start of the Angkor Sentinel 2010 field training exercise, co-sponsored with the U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. Army Pacific and the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces in support of the U.N. Global Peacekeeping Operation Initiative.

  • Combined U.S., Malaysian forces achieve mission success

    Jul 19, 2010

    In an effort to build relations and sharpen U.N.-focused, peace support operational skills, U.S. and Malaysian service members have combined their expertise and talents for an intense, one-week, command post exercise here as part of U.S. Army, Pacific's Keris Strike 2010 exercise.

  • Postal Unit Mobilized for Service in Afghanistan

    Jul 19, 2010

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

  • With Help From Army Reserve, Pirates Storm Seattle Beach

    Jul 19, 2010

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

  • First USARAF Reserve Sourcing Conference a success

    Jul 18, 2010

    "We cannot do our mission without you and your troops supporting the command," Maj. Gen. David Hogg, commander, U.S. Army Africa (USARAF) told visiting Army Reserve representatives who attended the first USARAF - United States Army Reserve(USAR) Sourcing Conference at Caserma Ederle.

  • FORSCOM Command Team Visits Fort Bragg, New Headquarters Site

    Jul 16, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. Aca,!aEURc Asked about his first impression of the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command combined headquarters complex under construction here, Gen. James D. Thurman, FORSCOM commanding general, simply said Aca,!aEURc "Wow".

  • 3rd ID NCO named first CSM of the new Army Reserve Legal Command, first female CSM for JAG Corps

    Jul 15, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga.</b> - She first joined the Army in June 1984, enlisting as a 27D, paralegal specialist. Now at the top of her profession, Sgt. Maj. Claudia L. Turner looks back on her career, satisfied that she made the right decision to join the Army and the right decision to be a paralegal specialist. In September, this Army Reserve Soldier, who is currently serving on active duty with the 3rd Infantry Division's Staff Judge Advocate office, will take charge of a new Army Reserve unit. She'll be the first command sergeant major for the U.S. Army Reserve Legal Command as well as the first female command sergeant for U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.

  • Spc. James R. Zierdt's Promotion

    Jul 15, 2010

    Spc. James R. Zierdt's Promotion

  • 208th Reservists farewell commander

    Jul 15, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Col. Pete Bosse relinquished command Sunday of the 208th Regional Support Group to Col. Larry Cruz after serving three years in the position. And during that time, the group has seen numerous changes, with Bosse being its only constant.

  • Fort DeRussy's parapets restored

    Jul 12, 2010

    FORT DERUSSY, Hawaii - Dignitaries, honored guests, Soldiers and local civilians gathered in front of the U.S. Army Museum, here, to celebrate the completion of two newly restored parapets, July 6.

  • Reservist Appreciates Opportunity To Mentor Troops

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- 1st Sgt. Shawnaree Perez knows what it takes to set a Soldier's career path. With experience as an active duty Soldier, National Guard Soldier and Reservist, Perez, who now serves with the Reserves' 318th Chemical Company (Heavy) in Birmingham, can advise her Soldiers regarding the options of today's total Army.

  • Army Reserve unit returns from year-long deployment

    Jul 7, 2010

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

  • FORSCOM, USARC coordinate BRAC relocation

    Jul 1, 2010

    Planners and leaders from U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S Army Reserve Command met to coordinate the next milestone in Base Realignment and Closure relocation of the two commands to Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Hooah let the Best Warriors Out!

    Jul 1, 2010

    Three Army Reserve commands host hooah touch Best Warrior Competition.

  • New Horizons 2010 - Haiti Task Force Kout Men Facebook Page

    Jun 29, 2010

    New Horizon is a humanitarian and civic assistance mission that will provide engineering and medical assistance to the people of Haiti and support long term United States recovery operations in Haiti while supporting the readiness of U.S. Forces.

  • U.S. Army South and Army Reserve Soldiers Prepare for New Horizons

    Jun 29, 2010

    Army Reserve Soldiers, with the 399th Combat Support Hospital out of New York, prepare medicine bags at the New Horizons - Haiti 2010 encampment June 27 for the patients they will see at the U.S. Army South New Horizons Ennery medical assistance site.

  • Food service unit cooks their way to top honors

    Jun 29, 2010

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

  • Food service unit cooks their way to top honors

    Jun 29, 2010

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

  • Education Fair offers support in Saipan

    Jun 28, 2010

    SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands--Soldiers, families, veterans, high school seniors and other members of the community gathered at the U.S. Army Reserve Center, June 26, for the U.S. Army Reserve Theater Support Group's first-ever Education Fair in Saipan.

  • U.S. Soldiers forge new friendships in Indonesia

    Jun 28, 2010

    "What we leave behind will have a positive lasting impact," said Col. Tony Diaz, the U.S. commander for this year's fourth annual Garuda Shield 2010, which drew to a close June 22.

  • RESERVE SOLDIERS SUPPORT VICTORY

    Jun 24, 2010

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

  • 2010 AUSA Symposium

    Jun 24, 2010

    Photos from the Army Sustainment Symposium and Exposition hosted by the Association of the United States Army at the Richmond Convention Center, June 22, 2010. The theme of this year's symposium is 'Resetting for the Future: People, Materiel and Technology.'

  • Future Soldiers given first look at Army training

    Jun 24, 2010

    A group of 25 Future Soldiers from the Atlanta area were hosted by the 1-347th Combat Service Support "Raider" Battalion, 188th Infantry Brigade, 1st Army Division East, Fort Gillem, Ga., on June 17 to observe 1-347th personnel assisting a group from the U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC) Augmentation Unit from Fort McPherson, Ga. The unit was completing an annual training requirement.

  • Combat support training exercise

    Jun 23, 2010

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

  • Army Reserve 2010 Regional Best Warrior Competition

    Jun 23, 2010

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

  • Army Reserve 200th Military Police Command's Operation Guardian Justice

    Jun 22, 2010

    About 1,000 Soldiers of the Army Reserve 200th Military Police Command from across the nation and Puerto Rico participated in Operation Guardian Justice, an Annual Training and Mobilization Training exercise, at Fort Bliss, Texas, and Camp McGregor, N.M.

  • Golden Cargo provides real-world training

    Jun 22, 2010

    Operation Golden Cargo 2010 is the premier annual training event for convoy operations. It took place in the heartland of America, up and down the highways and by-ways of the Midwest. Massive convoys rolled on the asphalt roads between CAAA, Blue Grass Army Depot, Ky. and Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. during this month-long simulation, in which large stockpiles of ammunition were transported between the three locations.

  • Loading for the long haul: Soldiers secure cargo with skill

    Jun 22, 2010

    Soldiers prepare ordance for transportation during Golden Cargo. Thousands of pounds of ordnance are loaded every day during OGC for movement to various Army ammo depots.

  • Chaplain helps Soldiers by just being there

    Jun 22, 2010

    Chaplains play a significant role in maintaining Soldiers' morale by tending to their spiritual well-being.

  • Fuelers provide petroleum with a purpose during Golden Cargo 2010

    Jun 22, 2010

    Fuelers provide a critical lifeline through their pipeline at the Operation Golden Cargo fuel point by giving the cylinders, pistons and grinding gears of these green gargantuans the liquid refreshment they need for peak performance.

  • Fire Power, Army Reserve firefighters train at Fort Riley

    Jun 19, 2010

    Army Reserve fire departments from various units throughout the United States finished two weeks of training June 18. The training was conducted by the Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute - part of the University of Kansas continuing education - for Army firefighters to acquire their firefighter certification. Classes offered were airport firefighter, pumper driver operator, aircraft rescue firefighting, driver operator, fire instructor 1 and fire officer 1.

  • Sarvis and Solomon take top drill sergeant titles

    Jun 18, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Timothy E. Sarvis, assigned to Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., was selected as the active duty Army 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year. Staff Sgt. Melissa C. Solomon assigned to the 108th Training Division was selected as the Army Reserve Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • USACAPOC(A) Marches on with Best Warrior

    Jun 17, 2010

    14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned officers compete for this year's U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg.

  • USACAPOC(A) Best Warrior Combatives

    Jun 17, 2010

    14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned officers compete for this year's U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg.

  • Surveys to look at reserve-component medical board process

    Jun 16, 2010

    Members of both the Army Reserve and National Guard have been asked to complete an online survey about their perceptions of the medical review process.

  • U.S. Army reservists aid Indonesia in humanitarian effort

    Jun 16, 2010

    On the outskirts of the heavily-populated and poverty-stricken city of Bandung, American and Indonesian forces have banned together to build a civic center and baby care clinic as part of Operation Garuda Shield 2010, a training and humanitarian exercise in Indonesia.

  • Army Chief of Staff to Recognize Winners at 2010 Logistics Awards

    Jun 15, 2010

    General George W. Casey Jr. and Dr. Joseph Westphal will recognize 82 outstanding Active, Reserve, and National Guard units being awarded for logistics excellence.

  • Army officer recognized as local citizen of the year

    Jun 15, 2010

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

  • ESGR event brings employers, Soldiers together for historic mission

    Jun 15, 2010

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

  • 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.