Logisticians can pave career path with free credentialing program
Spc. Robin Trinidad (right), an automated logistics specialist from the 103rd Quartermaster Company in Houston, inspects a cooler Feb. 17, 2016, at Fort Polk, La., used to preserve perishable foods in the field. The Los Angeles native and his Army Reserve company are supporting field exercises during a base field exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Hubbard, 204th PAD)
May 9, 2018 - Two nationally recognized credentials are available free of charge to Soldiers holding select quartermaster military occupational specialties. The Certified Logistics Associate and Certified Logistics Technician documents can be earned by enlisted 92A automated logistical specialists and 92Y unit supply specialists, as well as warrant officer 920A supply systems technicians and 920B property accounting technicians.

Seven commands hold Combined Best Warrior
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Thomas Lucas, 95th Training Division (Initial Entry Training), manuevers through the obstacle course at the Combined Best Warrior and Drill Sergeant of the Year Competitions at Fort Knox, Kentucky April 9-13. Eight U.S. Army Reserve Commands combined resources to not only be efficient, but to provide the competitors a more challenging competition. The commands involved were: 84th Training Command, 108th Training Command, 88th Readiness Division, 81st Readiness Division, 63rd Readiness Division, U.S. Army Reserve Aviation Command, U.S. Army Reserve Careers Division, and the U.S. Army Reserve Military Intelligence Command. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Michelle Lunato/released)
April 27, 2018 - Seven U.S. Army Reserve commands tested their Soldiers in a Best Warrior Competition at Fort Knox, Kentucky, April 9-13.

Honoring those who have served
The Army Reserve Military Funeral Honors Team of Southwestern Florida, under the direction of Sgt. 1st Class Danny Paul, support the 81st Readiness Division’s enduring mission to provide the appropriate final tribute to eligible Veterans, the paying of respect and final demonstration of the country’s gratitude to those who, in times of war and peace, have faithfully served the Nation.
Nov. 1, 2017 - Providing final military funeral honors to those men and women who have served our Nation in war and in peace has been Sgt. 1st Class Danny Paul’s mission since 2004, as part of the Florida Military Funeral Honors Team.

Jumping for a cause
The U.S. Army Reserve held an Army Reserve Ambassador Tandem Jump Camp at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina, Sept. 7-9, 2017. The three-day event, led by the 81st Regional Support Command invited leaders in education, business and public service to experience a tandem jump with the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team as well as learning more about the role of the Army Reserve Ambassadors in their communities and the opportunities available in the Army Reserve. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Christopher Osburn)
Sept. 11, 2017 - The flooding and storm damage caused by Hurricane Harvey have disrupted countless lives. With schools shut down or destroyed, many students are forced to travel farther distances to receive the education they want.

Tandem Time with Golden Knights
The U.S. Army Reserve held an Army Reserve Ambassador Tandem Jump Camp at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina, Sept. 7-9, 2017. The three-day event, led by the 81st Regional Support Command invited leaders in education, business and public service to experience a tandem jump with the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team as well as learning more about the role of the Army Reserve Ambassadors in their communities and the opportunities available in the Army Reserve. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Christopher Osburn)
Sept. 11, 2017 - Approximately 12,000 feet in the sky, Joe Mergo arches his back and smiles as he tumbles from an airplane with the U.S. Army logo on its tail.

Once the person, twice the success
81st Regional Support Command Director of Logistics Ardis Ferguson presents John White with a trophy  while his deputy, Gregg Charvoz presents George Boy with a plaque recognizing the shop’s achievements. Area Maintenance Support Activity 147G won the USARC-level Army Award for Maintenance Excellence and is competing at the Department of the Army Level.
July 13, 2016 - It is often said good things come in threes. For Donald Dillon, they come in fives.

Self-help allows Army to 'do it themself'
Soldiers from the 511th Engineer Dive Detachment prepare to remove slings from a concrete pier being removed from the water. The active duty unit removed a dozen 10,000 pound pilings at the reserve center as part of a Troop Construction project, saving the Army money while performing real world training.
March 24, 2016 - A recent partnership between the 81st Regional Support Command (RSC) and an active duty Engineer unit provided a successful launch of the Command’s new Self-Help and Troop Construction initiative at the Morehead City, North Carolina, Army Reserve Center pier.

Diving into a partnership
A Soldier from the 511th Engineer Dive Detachment is tending the lines as divers work underwater removing concrete pilings in the pier at the Morehead City, N.C., Reserve Center. The active duty unit performed work at the reserve center as part of a Troop Construction project, saving the Army money while performing real world training.
March 22, 2016 - The 511th Engineer Dive Detachment used their special skillset to partner with the 81st Regional Support Command (RSC) and its Area Maintenance Support Activity (AMSA) 128. The AMSA provided support to the crew as they performed work at the pier located at the reserve center, home to the 824th Transportation Company (Heavy Watercraft).

Preparing to Pop Smoke: RSC Partners with VA to conduct Retirement Services Brief
Colonel Donald Okura, a Soldier from USARE OJCS and his wife listen to information during a Pre-Retirement Services brief at the Lexington, Ky. VA Medical Center Dec. 5. The 81st RSC hopes to partner with the VA for all future briefs in order to provide better service to retiring Servicemembers.
Dec. 13, 2015 - Soldiers preparing for retirement often have lots to think about and little time to prepare by the time they attend a Retirement Services Brief, if they attend one at all.

Wildcats hope hands-on training leads to better decision-making for local students
Students from two of Fort Jackson’s elementary schools receive goody bags and a reminder to “be drug-free” from members of the Ready and Resilient Campaign team. The bags contain coloring books and other material that promote a drug-free life. The 81st RSC’s Ready and Resilient Campaign team presented education programs as part of Red Ribbon Week throughout the Columbia, S.C., area, visiting local schools to discuss the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. (Photo by Jacqueline Wren, 81st Regional Support Command)
Oct. 26, 2015 - The 81st Regional Support Command reached out to two local high schools’ JROTC programs and two Fort Jackson elementary schools as part of Red Ribbon Week.
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