“Ready enough to be relevant, but not so ready that our Soldiers can't keep satisfying and meaningful Civilian employment and healthy and sustaining Family lives.” - LTG Charles D. Luckey

TOP LINE MESSAGES


LTG LUCKEY DISCUSSES POTENTIAL THREATS, FUTURE PREPAREDNESS (Tufts University) READ MORE »
LTG LUCKEY's INTERVIEW WITH FEDERAL NEWS RADIO LISTEN HERE »
INITIAL MESSAGE TO THE FIELD
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SAFETY MESSAGE READ MORE »
MILITARY FAMILY APPRECIATION MONTH LETTER READ MORE »
EMPLOYER'S SUPPORT OF THE GUARD AND RESERVE LETTER READ MORE »
HOLIDAY LETTER TO THE FIELD READ MORE »


"We are going to build and lead the most capable, the most ready, the most lethal federal reserve force in the history of the United States of America." - LTG Charles D. Luckey

IN THE NEWS
Career Soldier rejuvenates his career and life
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, left, commanding general of the 85th Support Command pauses for a photo with Staff Sgt. Joel Rogers, assigned to the 2-346th Training Support Battalion, 85th Support Command, at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, July 22, 2018. Rogers received a coin of excellence for his achievements in overcoming a life-impacting event, and taking charge of his life.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by 1st Lt. Gerald Charleston)
Sept. 7, 2018 - “My (military) career was over in April of 2016, said Staff Sgt. Joel Rogers, assigned to the 2-346th Training Support Battalion, 85th Support Command. “I put in a retirement packet and then I started feeling my energy come back.”

Celebrating 100 years with first regional warrant officer symposium
Lt. Gen. Charles Luckey, the Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General of the United States Army Reserve Command, talks with participants be part of his briefing, during the first Regional Warrant Officer Training and Recruiting Workshop at the Timmerman Conference Center, June 30. “I want [you] the warrant officers, to use your experiences to enable the team,” said Luckey. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Bethany L. Huff)
July 5, 2018 - The 99th Readiness Division hosted the first Regional Warrant Officer Training and Recruiting Workshop at the Timmerman Conference Center, June 30.

New Army Reserve Structure: Regional Focus
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command, briefs senior and command volunteer advisors on the future of the Army Reserve during the Senior/Command Volunteer Advisor training at Fort Bragg, N.C., April 21, 2018. The training provides family readiness volunteers with the knowledge and tools needed to support their commanders, soldiers and families in their regions. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Noel Williams/U.S. Army Reserve Command)
May 3, 2018 - The U.S. Army Reserve Command Family Programs hosted Senior Volunteer Advisor-Command Volunteer Advisor training April 20-22, 2018, to explain structure changes effecting families due to the shifting from command to region focus.

On the road to awesome: An interview with LTG Charles D. Luckey
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief, U.S. Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command, explains the purpose of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle for the future of the Army Reserve with U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the Regional Medic exercise at Fort McCoy, Wis., March 11, 2018. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Noel Williams/U.S.Army Reserve Command)
May 2, 2018 - As the chief of the Army Reserve and commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, Lt. Gen. Charles Luckey leads a team of more than 200,000 Soldiers and civilians across all 50 states, U.S. territories, and more than 30 countries. During his three recent combat tours and a civilian career in law, he has continually led by example. Here are his thoughts on the role the Army Reserve plays in sustaining the force.

Heroism outside of combat
Members of the Republican baseball team pose for a picture during a ceremony April 26, 2018, at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C. Wenstrup received the Soldier's Medal by providing life-saving treatment to Representative Steve Scalise gunshot wounds with minimal first aid equipment, June 14, 2017, in Alexandria, Virginia.
April 27, 2018 - For Col. Brad Wenstrup, a combat veteran who served 14 months as chief surgeon at the Abu Ghraib prison hospital, years of training kicked in when the gunfire erupted. In an instant, he was faced with a casualty situation and more than a dozen lives at risk, including his own.
READING LIST
The Common Good
Robert Reich


Brown's Job

Robley Feland

Tribe
Sebastian Junger

Message to Garcia

Elbert Hubbard

Saving Daylight
Jim Harrison

Radical Inclusion
Martin Dempsey

Losing Moses on the Freeway
Chris Hedges

The Fourth Industrial Revolution
Kiaus Schwab

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts 
Jaron Lanier

Speed of Trust
Stephen M.R. Covey

The Accidental Superpower
Peter Zeihan

The Absent Superpower
Peter Zeihan

Wages of Rebellion
Chris Hedges

Common Things
Jedediah Purdy

The Road to Character
David Brooks

Odysseus In America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of the Homecoming
Jonathan Shay

Why Teach?:  In Defense of a Real Education
Mark Edmunson

In Search of Small Gods
Jim Harrison

The Shape of the Journey
Jim Harrison

Coming Apart

Charles Murray

Discover Your True North
Bill George

This Land of Strangers
Robert Hall

Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine
Alan Lightman

The U.S. Army Operating Concept - Win in a Complex World
TRADOC | Published 31 Oct 2014

The Army Vision - Strategic Advantage in a Complex World

Army.Mil | Published 11 May 2015

TRAIN TO WIN IN A COMPLEX WORLD

ArmyPubs.Army.Mil | Published 05 Oct 2016

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