The Army Reserve 2020 Vision and Strategy
SENIOR LEADERS ARE SAYING
"The stone will serve as a tribute to the 184 people who perished and to those who assisted in the rescue and recovery efforts at the Pentagon; and the lives lost in Shanksville, Pa., and at the World Trade Center. It also serves as a daily reminder of just how much we have grown as a command since Sept. 11, 2001."
- Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general
Pentagon stone dedicated at Fort McNair
WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
"It's a win-win arrangement - having them here is a great asset. They help us with their work product and their spirit. The way these guys are fighting and recovering - their attitudes, it brings up the morale in my group."
-- Tim Cahil, an enforcement group supervisor for both task force officers and DEA agents
Wounded warrior still gets bad guys
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The Army Reserve 2020 Vision and Strategy
What is it?
The Army Reserve 2020 Vision and Strategy establishes the foundation for our operational concepts and strategies required for us to remain an enduring operational force. Prior to Sept. 11, 2001, the Army Reserve served as the Army's strategic force used primarily in the event of large-scale conventional war. Since Army operations began in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Army Reserve has repeatedly mobilized key capabilities as an operational force in support of Army missions. As conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan resolve, the Army Reserve must focus on retaining its operational experience and culture gained over the past decade of conflict. The Army Reserve 2020 Vision and Strategy is the primary document for focusing this effort.
What has the Army Reserve done?
The Army Reserve 2020 Vision and Strategy expresses the chief of the Army Reserve's future vision for an enduring operational force. It is synchronized with the Army Campaign Plan strategy, Army transformation efforts, analysis of reserve-component employment, and numerous studies associated with war demand as the primary developmental inputs. The Vision and Strategy provides guidance for a continued Army Reserve operational force and outlines methods for future employment.
What does the Army Reserve have planned for the future?
Resourced and accessible, the enduring operational Army Reserve will serve as America's premier reservoir of shared military-civilian skills and capabilities in support and defense of the nation. We will be transformed into an enduring operational force as the expeditionary enablers of the Army, capitalizing on the most experienced, ready Army Reserve in history.
Why is this important to the Army?
As we move into the next decade and continue to adapt our capabilities, it is essential we proceed with rigorous analysis, transparency, and collaboration to further define our contribution to the future total force. Without question, the Army Reserve will continue to provide a portion of the essential strategic and operational depth to the Total Army through key enablers and technical skills at best value.
The Army Reserve Vision and Strategy provides the source strategic document from which all other Army Reserve strategic documents can maintain a theme and message consistent with the chief of Army Reserve's vision for the future Army Reserve.
Army Reserve 2020 Vision and Strategy
ABOUT THE ARMY
- Army producing enhanced Stryker with double-V hull (The US Army)
- Master Recruiter Badged OK'd for officers, NCOs (Army Times)
- Soldiers begin practice week for Warrior Games (The US Army)
- Guard rescues 33 of its own during flood crisis (The US Army)
- Infantry squads struggle with weight of devices, batteries (Defense Systems)
- Military draws up Afghan exit plan (Wall Street Journal)
- In Iraq's hospitals, a man-made emergency (Washington Post)
- NATO says Taliban insurgency weaker (Boston Globe)
- U.S. has non-Pakistan supply routes for Afghan War (Reuters)
- Forces disrupt Taliban operations in Zabul province (The US Army)
- Afghans lead poppy eradication operations (The US Army)
- Iraq drags its feet as U.S. races to decide on extending troop presence (Stars & Stripes)
- Pakistan's prime minister rejects backlash on bin Laden (Los Angeles Times)
- Making plans to stop mass murder (Wall Street Journal)
- Retired general warns of 'rush' to end 'don't ask' (Washington Times)
- At VA, a blogger criticizes from the inside (Washington Post)
- Opinion: Stop tipping off the enemy (New York Post)
- Face transplant findings could help Soldiers (Army Times)
- NATO strikes target Gaddafi compound (ABC Australia)
- Bin laden raid: US team 'ready to use force' (BBC)
- Afghan forces 'not ready' for handover (Al Jazeera)
- Osama bin Laden mission agreed in secret 10 years ago by US and Pakistan (Guardian)
- US still has serious questions on Osama hideout in Pak (Sify)
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