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New Bridge Erection Boats provide more power and maneuverability to US Army Reserve Engineers May 10, 2018 — “We’ll take this training back to the students, and facilitate their ability to operate the new machinery when they go out to their units,’ said Sgt. 1st Class John Reyes, combat section instructor with 1st Engineer Brigade, 102d Training Division. MORE

Bridge CSTX expands to gap Reserve readiness 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. MORE

Chicago native finds her hope in service 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. MORE

Army Reserve Soldier recognizes civilian employer with DoD Patriot Award 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. MORE

Army Reserve leader speaks on celebrating our veterans November 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. MORE

Army Reserve Units March in NYC Veterans Day Parade November 11, 2017 — Braving cold temperatures and blustery winds, Soldiers of the 80th Training Command and 77th Sustainment Brigade represented the Army Reserve at the New York City Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11, 2017. This parade marked a perfect opportunity for these units to celebrate their 100th anniversaries and the World War I centennial. MORE

Active duty command teams learn reserve component processes October 27, 2017 — Army Total Force Policy continues to develop between the Army’s active and reserve component forces working, and training together to execute their missions in a uniformed and seamless manner. MORE

Training the trainers on suicide prevention October 27, 2017 — Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training or ASIST, developed in 1983, is known as suicide first aid. The ASIST model teaches effective intervention skills for someone who may be contemplating suicide. MORE

Army Reserve Chicago-based command receives new leadership October 25, 2017 — Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, Commanding General, 85th Support Command, assumed command of the 85th SPT CMD, October 21, 2017, in an Assumption of Command ceremony at the headquarters. MORE

Diversity of Experience Brings Strength to the Fight September 26, 2017 — BAGRAM, Afghanistan -- I recently had the opportunity to serve as acting Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Transatlantic Afghanistan District for a month in Bagram, Afghanistan. Having only a short time to learn who they are, what they do, why it’s important, and who needs to know, I wondered what I could accomplish in a few weeks that would matter, much less make a difference. MORE

Memories and Milestones, Building Foundations in Afghanistan September 11, 2017 — "It hit me hard that we’re still at this and so many around me have been called to serve over the last 16 years because of the events of 9/11, not only Soldiers and service members, but there are so many dedicated civilians working in the Corps of Engineers.” MORE

Jumping for a cause September 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. MORE

Tandem Time with Golden Knights September 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. MORE

Army Reserve engineers train for Immediate Response Authority September 11, 2017 — No bridge, no problem. MORE

CSTX moves Soldiers out of FOBs and back to basic Soldier skills August 25, 2017 — Thousands of Army Reserve Soldiers joined service members from each U.S. branch of service, and military service personnel from foreign partner nations to train during the Army Reserve’s Combat Support Training Exercise 86-17-02 from August 5 – 25, 2017. MORE

First Army helps build a more mobile force of ready reserve July 26, 2017 — First Army observer coach/trainers partnered with reserve-component OC/Ts to train approximately 5,000 Army Reserve and National Guard forces here this month. MORE

Army Reserve command celebrates a century of history July 13, 2017 — The doughboys marched off of the parade field, with the colors held high, and all in attendance watched until the Soldiers disappeared from sight. The 85th Support Command color guard team, wearing World War I-era uniforms, were one of several components for the 85th Support Command’s centennial celebration reflecting on the unit’s 100-year history. MORE

Army Reserve unit holds relinquishment of command ceremony July 13, 2017 — The air echoed as cannons fired, smoke and sulfur filled the sky, and the outgoing commanding general spoke his final words to his Soldiers. MORE

Army Reserve commander bids farewell during unit’s centennial July 12, 2017 — Soldiers stood statuesque across the parade field as formations of flags flapped in the wind during the 85th Support Command’s Relinquishment of Command ceremony July 9, 2017. MORE

ARMEDCOM Soldiers bring smiles to faces at Pine Ridge Hospital June 20, 2017 — Sgt. Ashley Hennke, a dental specialist assigned to the 7240th Medical Support Unit out of Kirksville, Missouri, works quickly to set up a tray of utensils to prepare her area for a new patient, and then seamlessly moves to analyze chart information on another. MORE

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