The Army Reserve was founded April 23, 1908, when Congress authorized the Army to establish a Medical Reserve Corps, the official predecessor of the Army Reserve.
Over the years, Reserve Soldiers have participated in every major military campaign to include; World War I, World War II, Korean War, Cold War, Desert Shield/Desert Storm and the Global War on Terrorism.
Today, approximately 200,000 Army Reserve Soldiers serve around the globe.
“The Army can’t meet its missions without the Army Reserve,” said Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley, the Army Reserve commanding general. “Our culture is about service to the Army. We are one total force.”
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