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.

Bridge CSTX expands to gap Reserve readiness
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, assigned to the 327th Quartermaster Battalion, based in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, conduct three-to-five second buddy rushes as part of their reacting to direct fire training, ahead of their lanes training validation, during Combat Support Training Exercise 78-18-03, at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Mar. 19, 2018. CSTX 78-18-03 ensures that America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring capable, combat-ready, and lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. 

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
March 27, 2018 - Crawling through the dirt, communicating using hand and arm signals, and rushing three to five seconds across a field is but a few of the basic skill level one tasks that U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers were executing at the Army Reserve’s Bridge Combat Support Training Exercise 78-18-03, Mar. 1 - 29, 2018.

Chicago native finds her hope in service
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Maribel Cano-Meraz is a first-generation born U.S. citizen, of Mexican descent, who grew up in Chicago in the communities of Hermosa and Humboldt Park. Cano-Meraz grew up in a loving family going on vacations, played softball, basketball and was involved in gymnastics, but she also experienced gang violence activity and recruiting during her youth in her local communities. During Women’s History Month, she shares her story of determination to find a better way for herself before becoming a statistic.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
March 16, 2018 - U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Maribel Cano-Meraz is a first-generation born U.S. citizen, of Mexican descent, who grew up in Chicago in the communities of Hermosa and Humboldt Park.

Army Reserve Soldier recognizes civilian employer with DoD Patriot Award
Army Reserve Col. Daniel Jaquint, left, G3 operations chief for the 85th Support Command, shakes the hand of his civilian employer, Joe White, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Mobile Computing at a company quarterly meeting in Long Island, New York, Mar. 1, 2018. Jaquint was there as part of a surprise award presentation to White, presenting him with the Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award. Jaquint shared countless stories where White and his civilian employer went beyond requirements to ensure Jaquint could fulfill his military duties with no hardship from his employer.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
March 7, 2018 - Army Reserve Soldiers regularly face the reality and challenge of being a Citizen-Soldier, and balancing their civilian employment with the duties of their Army Reserve commitments.

Army Reserve leader speaks on celebrating our veterans
Army Reserve Lt. Col. Priscilla Van Zanten, Transportation Officer, 85th Support Command, spoke to nearly 200 members of her community during a Veteran’s Day Ceremony in Buffalo Gove, Illinois on Nov. 11, 2017. Van Zanten not only talked about the importance of remembering those who have served and continue to serve, but also the changing path of the Army Reserve. Van Zanten spoke about how the Army Reserve is facing a new model of operational readiness that will build and sustain the most capable, combat-ready, and lethal Federal Reserve force in our nation’s history. She briefly discussed the “Ready Force X”. 
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Aaron Berogan)
Nov. 14, 2017 - The auditorium filled with silence as the audience stood up from their seats at Buffalo Grove High School on Nov. 11, 2017. The first notes of the national anthem played as hundreds watched the nation’s colors marched into the room during a Veteran’s Day ceremony.
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