America's Army Reserve:  Capable, Combat-Ready, and Lethal
"The Army Reserve is a critical enabler of Joint and multi-national forces. These capabilities expand the reach of the Joint Force and increase the Army’s expeditionary campaigning capabilities."
General Vincent Brooks, Commanding General, U.S. Army Pacific Command
2014 Army Reserve Drill SergeantAmerica's Army Reserve is ready now, ready in times of crisis, and ready for whatever threats and challenges lie ahead. We are the most capable, combat-ready, and lethal Federal Reserve force in the history of the Nation.

Today’s Army Reserve is the most battle-tested and experienced in our Nation’s history. But whether performing combat missions a broad or saving lives and protecting property at home, the Army Reserve will continue to offer versatile, available and effective capabilities to the Army and the Nation at reduced cost to the American taxpayer.

As the dedicated Federal Reserve Force of the Army, the Army Reserve exists to serve the Army and the Nation, and has never failed to accomplish its mission.


Through two World Wars, a Cold War, Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf War, Overseas Contingency Operations and countless other crises, operations and emergencies, the Warrior Citizens of the Army Reserve have answered the Nation’s call.

Army Reserve communities include all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Saipan, Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Korea,Germany and Italy. Since 2001 alone, the Army Reserve has been mobilized and routinely deployed in 30 countries around the world to include every major combat zone