Army Reserve Employer Relations: "Optimizing A Shared Workforce"

Wednesday April 9, 2008

What is it?

The Army Reserve shares the workforce with the civilian business community. Forging partnerships with civilian employers is fundamentally important to the success of the AR's mission of training Soldiers and growing leaders. Employers are inextricable linked to the readiness of the Army Reserve.

What has the Army Reserve done?

The Army Reserve established the Employer Relations Program in command policy in August 2005 and embedded it in the Strategic Communication Division of the Army Reserve G-1 (Personnel). Specific Army Reserve Employer Relations vision and mission statements were developed in concert with the Department of Defense and Department of the Army's mission objectives and posture statement.

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Information Papers with "2008 Army Posture Statement"

INFORMATION YOU CAN USE

- 2008 Strategic Communication Guide - Read the 2008 Army Strategic Communication Guide for key messages and updates

- Strategic Communication Coordination Group (SCCG) Workspace

- Army Public Affairs Portal

- Stories of Valor

NEWS ABOUT THE ARMY

  • Gimlets work to flush terror out of Sadr City (ARNews)
  • Coalition vet clinic helps Iraqi brick factory thrive (AFIS)
  • Heidelberg SFAC focus: Healing, individual needs (ARNews)

WAR ON TERROR NEWS

  • Petraeus, Crocker criticize Iran, call for halt to troop pullout (CNN)
  • Petraeus says Iraq too fragile for troop cuts (MSNBC)
  • Basra strike against Shiite militias also about oil (CSM)

OF INTEREST

  • Paralyzed Iraq veteran transforms pain into protest music (USA)
  • Former Letterkenny Army Depot land gets a new redevelopment plan (POP)
  • Iomai to get $0.94 mln U.S. Army grant for work on patch-based anthrax vaccine [IOMI] (RTT)
  • General Dynamics awarded $109 million Army contract for WIN-T satellite communications terminals (Fox Bus)
  • Soldier and wife accused of killing toddler (AT)

WORLD VIEW

  • Iran steps up nuclear activity (AJ)|Story)
  • Iraq's Sadr calls off rally as U.S. general grilled (AA |Story)
  • Attacks mark Baghdad anniversary (BBC)|Story)
  • Opinion: Bush, Putin and their successors (IHT) |Story)

WHAT'S BEING SAID IN BLOGS

  • Iran and Iraq (WPR)
  • Patreaus accuses Iran of fueling violence in Iraq (UOI)
  • Basra not the disaster portrayed in the media (BW)
  • Avoiding reality on the Hill (FP)
  • Troops deserve balanced coverage of war on terror (APP)

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WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

"Since its establishment on June 14, 1775 the U.S. Army has played a vital role in the growth and development of our nation. American Soldiers have fought in 10 wars, from the American Revolution through the Cold War, the Gulf War and the current war on terror. The Army Birthday Ball is designed to honor the proud history and heritage of our nation."

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