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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.
Lt. Gen. Charles D Luckey is addressing the ACFT and clearing up some of the questions he has received from the field. Download the Double Eagle App to access resources for the ACFT: https://go.usa.gov/xVtgR
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, gives his definition of the American way of life and explains how Soldiers in America's Army Reserve are committed to defending it.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and marks the kickoff of the year-long Army Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign. The Army campaign is designed to increase readiness through improving awareness of cyber threats and incidents as well as their impact to Army missions.
If you're a Warrant Officer in America's Army Reserve, you need to get the Double Eagle App and follow the Warrant Officer channel. Find out more in this video.
U.S. Army Reserve Double Eagle App: 6 Leader Book feature Only Army Reserve leaders have access to a feature called the Leader Book, which may be accessed via the Dashboard homepage or Settings. The Leader Book allows leaders to enter Military, Health & Fitness, Education & Employment and Personal information for Soldiers under their command as well as schedule meetings and make notes.
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.
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.
Army Reserve Today is a 30-minute news program highlighting the best stories from around America's Army Reserve — the most capable, combat-ready, and lethal federal reserve force in the history of the nation.
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.
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.
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.
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Answers to top questions about ACFT equipment fielding
The same resources and expertise the Army is using to build high performing units and ready and resilient Soldiers can now be utilized by Soldiers, commanders and leaders in executing the Army Body Composition Program (ABCP) according to the updated version of Army Regulation 600-9. (Photo Credit: Pat Molnar)
Oct. 16, 2019 - As Army Soldiers start preparing for the new Army Combat Fitness Test, behind the scenes Army logisticians are also preparing to distribute more than 36,000 equipment sets to conduct the new test.

361st Civil Affairs Soldiers support close NATO partnership, continued relationship
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Michael T. Harvey, commander of the 7th Mission Support Command, shakes hands with Lt. Gen. Martin Schelleis, German Force Base Inspector General, after a Multinational Civil-Military Cooperation Command re-flagging ceremony held in Nienburg, Germany, Sept. 30, 2019. Members of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th MSC, attended the ceremony in support of their long-standing partnership with the Multinational CIMIC Command.
Oct. 11, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, have shared a close partnership with the German Civil-Military Cooperation Command for more than five years.

Three Army Reserve Soldiers respond to auto accident
From left to right, Staff Sgt. Michael Bradley, Capt. John King and Staff Sgt. Jonathan Harper pose for a photo outside a warfighter exercise at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania. The trio rushed to the aid of fellow citizens after a three vehicle crash on Interstate 81, Sept. 30.
Oct. 11, 2019 - Three Army Reserve Soldiers, with Phoenix’s 492nd Civil Affairs Battalion, were participating in an exercise at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, when after the days training they came upon an auto accident.

652nd RSG's colors stand proud thanks to Soldier's talents
Staff Sgt. James Campbell, a unit supply noncommissioned officer from Great Falls, Montana, Sgt. Levi Proctor, an ammunitions specialist from Missoula, Montana, and Staff Sgt. Joel Brown a wheeled vehicle mechanic from Clancy, Montana, insert unit colors and the U.S. flag into a wooden base designed and built by Staff Sgt. Campbell.  Each unit in the military has a unit flag that represents only that unit.  The unit flag, or colors, represent the unit regardless of where they are in the world.  Colors are posted in a central location for all to see.  They are symbols of a Soldier’s identity and pride.
Oct. 11, 2019 - The Soldiers of the 652nd Regional Support Group stood huddled around a large metal storage container that had just arrived at Powidz Air Base, Poland, from the United States. When the container’s creaky doors swung open, the first thing the Soldiers saw was the unit’s wooden flag stand.

From immigrant to Soldier and then to citizen — in that order
U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Adriana Scott, a force protection officer with the 98th Training Division (Initial Entry Training), was promoted to the rank of major by Brig. Gen. Tony Wright, commanding general, during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Reserve Center at Fort Benning, Georgia, on Oct. 5, 2019. Scott has served in both the Army and Army Reserve for more than 17 years, which includes two deployments to Iraq. The Soldier migrated to the United States with her parent when she was 3-years-old and was inspired to join the Army after the September 11th attacks because she felt the need to do her part and help protect the country that had given her family so much. While saying a few words to the formation, Scott's mother, Celia, got to hug her daughter while she was explaining why she joined and how thankful she was that her parents migrated to the United States when she was young so that she could find this career.
Oct. 11, 2019 - Standing before the formation, she looked down at her daughter pinning the new rank of major on her uniform. Then, she glanced over at her mother, who was beaming with pride. In fact, U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Adriana Scott’s mother was so proud of her that she walked over to the front of the formation and gave her newly promoted daughter a big hug.

Army HRC launches Reserve Personnel Management Directorate
Brig. Gen. Twanda (Tia) Young, Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army Human Resources Command, addressed a crowd about the activation of the new Reserve Personnel Management Directorate (RPMD) during a town hall for the HRC workforce, held on Fort Knox, Ky., Oct. 2, 2019. Young who will also serve as the director of RPMD, explained how establishing one directorate to manage Army Reserve including Active Guard Reserve (AGR) Soldiers will provide one central point for lifecycle management. (U.S. Army photo by Mark Webber)
Oct. 8, 2019 - The U.S. Army Human Resources Command stood up a new Reserve Personnel Management Directorate (RPMD) at its headquarters on Fort Knox, Kentucky, Sept. 30, 2019 with the goals of increasing efficiency, transparency and accessibility when processing Army Reserve personnel actions.

The Making of a Drill Sergeant: Episode 2 - Going to the Drill Sergeant Academy
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Alycia Perkins, an all-wheeled vehicle mechanic with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 485th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 98th Training Division (Initial Entry Training), removes her bags from her truck as she prepares to enter the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Academy at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Perkins decided to attended the nine-week school to become a U.S. Army Reserve drill sergeant because she wanted to make a positive impact on the next generation of Army Soldiers.
Oct. 8, 2019 - Standing before the academy, she paused and collected her thoughts. Once she walked through the doors, it would be full throttle, game-face action. She’d be challenged, mentally and physically. And she’d have to dig deep and move past her comfort zone. After nine long weeks, all the hard work could pay off though. She’d come out of those doors different. She’d be stronger and more confident. Her life and career path would inevitably change. With that all in mind, Sgt. Alycia Perkins grabbed her duffel bags and headed towards the doors of the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Academy at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

U.S. Army Reserve Soldier wins Silver Medal at Olympic Trials - Part 1
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Sandra Uptagrafft with the 98th Training Division (Initial Entry Training) claimed the Silver Medal in Women's 25m Sport Pistol at USA Shooting's Smallbore Olympic Trials - Part 1 in Fort Benning, Georgia on October 2, 2019. Her Part 1 score will be added to the Olympic Trials - Part 2 (in March) to determine who will make up Team USA for the upcoming Smallbore events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Oct. 8, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Sandra Uptagrafft with the 98th Training Division (Initial Entry Training) claimed the Silver Medal in Women's 25m Sport Pistol at USA Shooting's Smallbore Olympic Trials - Part 1 in Fort Benning, Georgia on October 2, 2019.

USACAPOC Soldier remains ‘humbled’ to represent the Army Reserve
A photo of Sgt. Mirna M. Averruz, A Co., 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, is shown in the latest issue of the Army Reserve’s Warrior Citizen magazine.
Oct. 8, 2019 - The Army Reserve still uses marketing photos featuring Sgt. Mirna M. Averruz - along with Soldiers from other commands - from a July 2017 photo shoot. Recently, one of the pictures appeared on the inside back page of the latest issue of the Army Reserve’s magazine, Warrior Citizen.

LTC Reyesperez -- Why I Serve, Family and Hispanic Heritage Month
Oct. 5, 2019 - 3d Medical Command (Deployment Support) celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with highlighting Lt. Col. Nahum ReyesPerez, G3/7 Chief of Training. Lt. Col. ReyesPerez represents the third generation in his family to serve in the military. His grandfather Jose Antonio Perez served in the Korean War and his father served in the 1980's.

Army Reserve Soldiers team up with first responders and medical staff during annual mass casualty exercise
Army Reserve Soldiers from the 413th Chemical Company, 457th Chemical Battalion, 415th Chemical Battalion, 76th Operational Response Command check a
Oct. 4, 2019 - NEW YORK CITY, New York – Recently more than 100 Army Reserve Soldiers, along with local, state, and federal agencies and civilian partners, conducted two-days of consequence management training here in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Response Enterprise Joint Training Exercise.

Army Reserve kicks off Energy Action Month
Oct. 4, 2019 - The U.S. Army Reserve has kicked off participating in Energy Action Month, an Army-wide awareness campaign designed to educate Soldiers, Civilians and Families about energy resiliency and conservation while enhancing their understanding of Army energy initiatives.

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