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The Double Eagle App is the latest resource for Soldiers, Family members, and Department of the Army Civilians to get up-to-date information about America's Army Reserve. Available now to download for Apple and Android devices.
Lt. Col. Charles Djou of the 9th Mission Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve, talks about what makes American Samoa a unique and significant place to serve. In the month of May, we celebrate the rich history and traditions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and recognize their profound impact on the readiness and future of America's Army Reserve.
On this episode of AR/60: 1. Private Public Partnership helps with job searches; 2. U.S. Army Reserve Aviation Command at Operation Red Flag in Tuscon, Arizona; 3. USAR among the first to receive JLTV. Got 60 seconds? Then checkout AR/60, a new series delivering the bottom line up front about America's Army Reserve.
America's Army Reserve is in peak training season. Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, reminds Soldiers to maintain safety standards, discipline, and the expectations of field craft while honing skills essential to being part of the most capable, combat-ready, and lethal federal reserve force in the history of the nation.
LTG Charles D Luckey talks about the incompatibility of extremist groups and service in America's Army Reserve. New version has direction for commanders--including holding Soldiers accountable.
If you are interested in receiving an Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship and commissioning into the Army Reserve, the GRFD Scholarship Minuteman Campaign covers 4 years of full tuition and fees or $10,000 for room and board at colleges and universities served by an Army ROTC program.
Army senior leaders have approved a new strenuous fitness test designed to better prepare Soldiers for combat tasks, reduce injuries and lead to ample cost savings across the service. The six-event readiness assessment, called the Army Combat Fitness Test, is intended to replace the current three-event Army Physical Fitness Test, which has been around since 1980. Beginning October 2020, all Soldiers will be required to take the new gender- and age-neutral test. Before that, field testing set to begin this October will allow the Army to refine the test, with initial plans for up to 40,000 Soldiers from all three components to see it.
Do you have what it takes to complete the U.S. Army Reserve Warrior Fit Challenge? Find out more in this video from Command Sgt. Maj. Ted Copeland, the U.S. Army Reserve command sergeant major!
Want to know more about the Army Reserve? America's Army Reserve: The most capable, combat-ready, and lethal Federal Reserve force in the history of the Nation.
Suicides among our ranks affect not only Families but also unit readiness and morale - directly hampering the capability, combat-readiness, and lethality of America's Army Reserve.
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Sgt. 1st Class Stephanie Hendricks, Leading from the Front
FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. -  The 63rd Readiness Division and Fort Hunter Liggett are leading the way to increase Army Reserve membership in the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club (SAMC) be establishing the West Coast Chapter. They plan on hosting at least two boards annually at Fort Hunter Liggett and Parks Reserve Forces Training Area.

During the week of May 21, 2018, five Army Reserve Soldiers participated in the SAMC’s intensive exam process to prove their physical, mental, weapons, and leadership skills. Pictured is Sgt. 1st Class Stephanie Hendricks with the 11th Battalion, Army Reserve Careers Division with her sponsor Master Sgt. Hector Soto at the Fort Hunter Liggett weapons qualification range during the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club testing. 

The SAMC is an elite Army organization of Soldiers that exemplify the Army Corps and community service. When a Soldier is inducted, he/she is given a medallation and induction certificate in a formal ceremony.
May 23, 2019 - Not everyone can join the elite Sgt. Audie Murphy Club (SAMC) but Sgt. 1st Class Stephanie Hendricks with the 11th Battalion, Army Reserve Careers Division (ARCD) based at Moffett Field, California, joined the ranks in September 2018.

478th Transportation Company supports Maple Resolve 19
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Luis Velasquez and Spc. Juan Villa, from the 478th Transportation Company, based in Camp Pendleton, California, pull security from the entry checkpoint of their base camp during Exercise Maple Resolve 19-01, Monday May 20, 2019, 3rd Canadian Support Base Det Wainwright. Maple Resolve is an annual brigade-level validation exercise for the Canadian Army's High Readiness Brigade and is designed to foster partnership among allied forces. (Photo by U.S Army Reserve Spc. Jermaine Jackson)
May 22, 2019 - Warfare was revolutionized by the invention of the motor vehicle. Battles, supplies, and troops can be moved about the theater much faster and outcomes can be decided in the blink of an eye. Therefore, training soldiers on how to properly move within a combat zone is of utmost importance. That’s where exercises like Exercise Maple Resolve come in.

Army Reserve Soldier's 'shot' toward success
Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Amber English poses with her shotgun at the Army Marksmanship Unit complex. (Photo Credit: Courtesy 2nd Lt. Amber English)
May 22, 2019 - Every Soldier in the Army has to train and be proficient with their weapon. But U.S. Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Amber English, a native of Colorado Springs, Colorado, takes it to a whole new level.

Fighting crime one shell casing at a time
U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Carolyn Fernan, a human resource officer with the 211th Regional Support Group based in Corpus Christi, Texas, poses for a picture in between working cases on April 14, 2019. Fernan is a forensic firearm and toolmark examiner for the Corpus Christi Police Department in her civilian job where she uses forensic science to solve violent crimes.
May 21, 2019 - The yellow shirted woman is Carolyn Fernan, a forensic firearm and tool mark investigator with the Corpus Christi Police Department. She is conducting forensic analysis of a shooting where several criminals shot up a house trying to kill a male occupant. In the ensuing gunfire, several women and small children in the house were injured. Within minutes, she gives the lead detective her analysis of the crime scene.

The Double Eagle App has landed
The Double Eagle App is the latest resource for leaders, Soldiers, Family members, and Department of the Army Civilians to get up-to-date information about America's Army Reserve.
May 21, 2019 - Soldiers in America’s Army Reserve have a new tool to more effectively communicate with each other and broaden their ability to lead.

88th Readiness Division greets vice president at Fort McCoy
Maj. Gen. Jody Daniels, 88th Readiness Division commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Ronnie Farmer, 88th Readiness Division command sergeant major, greet Vice President Mike Pence. on May 16, 2019. Pence spoke with Soldiers, civilians and their families during his visit to Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Calvin Reimold)
May 21, 2019 - Vice President of the United States Mike Pence visited Fort McCoy on May 16 and was greeted by 88th Readiness Division Commanding General Maj. Gen. Jody J. Daniels and Command Sgt. Maj. Ronnie Farmer, 88th RD command sergeant major, and received a briefing about an RG33 Medium Mine-Protected Vehicle from Lt. Col. Charles Wells, commander of the 3rd Battalion, 340th Brigade Engineer Battalion (3rd/340th), and Command Sgt. Maj. Rathe Thompson, 3rd/340th command sergeant major, at Fort McCoy. 

Dual Service: Montana Reserve unit Soldiers serve in police blues and Army greens
1st Lt. Jacob Ahmann, an intelligence officer with the 652nd Regional Support Group out of Helena, Montana, acts as a safety during the 652nd's M9 qualification May 15 on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Ahmann is one of nine Soldiers who work in law enforcement in the Army Reserve unit out of Helena, Montana. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson, 652nd Regional Support Group)
May 20, 2019 - Teamwork. Comradery. Adventure. A variety of missions, with no two days the same. These are the things that attracted 1st Lt. Jacob Ahmann, already a military veteran, to seek out a job in law enforcement. In the 652nd Regional Support Group, an Army Reserve unit out of Helena, Montana, with the mission of providing base operations support, Ahmann is far from alone when it comes to serving in police and military uniforms. Ahmann, an intelligence officer who previously served as the 652nd’s company commander, is one of nine other Soldiers who work in law enforcement as his civilian job.

Observe, Coach, Train
A Canadian Light Armored Vehicle moves into position while in a training exercise during Exercise Maple Resolve 19-01 on 3rd Canadian Division Support Base Det Wainwright, Alberta, Canada, Friday May 17, 2019. Maple Resolve is an annual brigade-level validation exercise for the Canadian Army's High Readiness Brigade and is designed to foster partnership among allied forces. (Photo by U.S Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Christopher Osburn)
May 20, 2019 - “They are about to begin,” muttered a figure atop a six-story building. Sgt. Zachary Wilks, a combat engineer with the 2/363rd Training Support Battalion from Mesa, Arizona was about to perform an aspect of his job, simulating casualties with Weapons Effects Simulations (WES) gear within a mock-up city, in support of Maple Resolve 19-01.

510th RSG changes command before activation
Col. Aaron J. Justice (left) commander of the 510th Regional Support Group, 7th Mission Support Command accepts the unit´s guidon from Brig. Gen. Fred R. Maiocco, commander of the 7th MSC during a change of command ceremony held at United States Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, Sembach May 19, 2019. (US Army photo by Sgt. Daniel J. Friedberg, 7th MSC Public Affairs Office).
May 19, 2019 - SEMBACH, Germany – The 510th Regional Support Group, 7th Mission Support Command, changed leadership on May 19, 2019 as Col. Alexis M. Wells handed over the colors to Col. Aaron J. Justice during a change of command ceremony at Sembach Kaserne, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

2019 Army Reserve Small Arms Championships
The 2019 USAR Small Arms Championships are designed to train the most lethal, capable, and combat ready Army Reserve Soldiers. Get on the Road to Awesome by attending this event as an individual or team. All Army Reserve Soldiers are invited.
May 18, 2019 - The 2019 Army Reserve Small Arms Championships will be held at Camp Atterbury, Ind. August 24-28. All Army Reserve Soldiers are invited to attend.

Soldiers and Civilians from across the country engage in ’Stand For Life’ suicide prevention training
Trainers and participants pause for a group photo during the close out of the 85th USARC’s ’Stand For Life’ suicide prevention training, May 6-10, 2019, at the 85th USARSC headquarters. The week-long training event provided suicide prevention program liaisons, from the command’s subordinate units, the opportunity to develop connections at the unit level and these connections will provide SPPLs with visibility, accountability, dialog and the support needed to break stigmas and identify authentic methods to successfully escort a Soldier to safety, away from suicidal ideations. Across the course of the training, numerous stories were shared from trainers and participants on how suicide impacted them but also shared and taught was how to be aware of those suffering from ideations and how to be there for those in need.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
May 17, 2019 - “The latest information that we have is that the suicide rate is going down,” said Stacey Feig, Psychological Health Program director at the Office of the Chief, Army Reserve. “That’s great news. However, the rate of suicidal ideation is still high, which means that we still have a lot of Soldiers who are hurting and who need some assistance in the immediate and in the long term, to be healthy and well as possible.”

Service Members Offer Behavioral Health Services on Camp Arifjan
Army Cpl. Andres Cruz, left, a behavioral health specialist and Capt. Tiffany Taylor, a behavioral health officer, both assigned to the 300th Special Troops Battalion, 300th Sustainment Brigade, 4th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, staff a station and visit with Soldiers at the safety rodeo hosted by the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 300th Special Troops Battalion on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, May 7, 2019. This event serves to educate Soldiers on how to minimize and prevent accidents or injuries and to increase safety awareness. 

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Christopher Lindborg)
May 17, 2019 - Service members seeking help on Camp Arifjan are in good hands through a number of services offered by the 300th Special Troops Battalion, 300th Sustainment Brigade’s behavioral health team. 

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