LTG Charles D. Luckey talks about the obligation we have to show dignity and respect to our fellow Soldiers and to model to our fellow citizens what right looks like.
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, introduces the U.S. Army Reserve Double Eagle App, an exciting new resource for Soldiers and their Families.
Learn about the new Double Eagle App from the U.S. Army Reserve — a great resource for Army Reserve leaders, Soldiers, Family members, and Department of the Army Civilians for up-to-date information about the Army Reserve.
Maj. Gen. Mary E. Link, U.S. Army Reserve Medical Command commanding general, shares her story of service and leadership in the U.S. Army.
America's Army Reserve celebrates the advances and accomplishments of women as part of National Women's History Month. Pictured, President Truman signed the Women's Armed Services Integration Act of 1948 that authorized regular and reserve status for women in the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps.
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey calls on U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers to "know what right looks like," hold themselves and each other accountable, and focus on the fundamentals of Fieldcraft.
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.
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, and U.S. Army Reserve senior leadership gathered on Fort Bragg, N.C., recently to practice the new Army Combat Fitness Test.
The 79th Theater Sustainment Command hosts the second iteration of Cold Steel III, Task Force Coyote, at Fort Hunter Liggett, California. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve’s crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise that ensures America’s Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short notice as part of Ready Force X and bring combat-ready and lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world.
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.
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.
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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Balikatan 2019: AFP, U.S. Army begin construction project at Pagasa Elementary
(From left to right) The Honorable Efren Pascual Jr., municipal mayor of Orani, Bataan, Armed Forces of the Philippines Army Lt. Col. Francesca Dapiton, Office of the Chief Engineer, and U.S. Army Lt. Col. Michael Tucker, Combined Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force commander, break ground during the Engineering Civic Action Project (ENCAP) 4 opening ceremony as part of Exercise Balikatan, March 12, 2019.  U.S. Army 1st Lt. Brendon Cagney, ENCAP 4 officer in charge, looks on.  During the exercise planning process, military planners visited various locations in coordination with AFP and local officials to nominate sites. Numerous factors were taken into account, including logistics requirements, unit capabilities, and exercise requirements. Pagasa Elementary School was selected as one of the Balikatan construction projects following this selection process. Exercise Balikatan, in its 35th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counter-terrorism, and other combined military operations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Scott Vargas, 128th MPAD)
March 22, 2019 - Philippine Airmen and U.S. Soldiers came together with local officials to begin a construction project at Pagasa Elementary School.

Memorial service provides closure for Soldiers
Soldiers of the 103rd Sustainment Command take a knee in front of the fallen Soldier Battle Cross for Sgt. Holli Bolinski and Spc. Jackson Johnson, who were assigned to the 657th Movement Control Team, March 16. Bolinksi and Johnson were killed in a non-combat vehicle crash, March 5, while deployed in Kuwait in support of Operations Inherent Resolve.
March 21, 2019 - Two Soldiers who died in a non-combat vehicle accident March 5 had not returned home, yet, closure was needed. The closure was carried out in the most traditional way the Army can provide for its Soldiers, those who remain ready to take over the watch from the fallen, with a memorial ceremony March 16.

Two female Soldiers teaming up at JRTC
U.S. Army Reserve Pvt. Maeghan Stanley, a culinary specialist, and Pvt. Shauntilize Newsom, a petroleum supply specialist, both with the 910th Quartermaster Company, wait for a new mission assignment during Joint Readiness Training Center rotation 19-5, March 15 to 26, 2019, at Fort Polk, Louisiana. JRTC provides America’s military forces relevant, rigorous, multi-echelon training in a decisive action and mission rehearsal exercise environment to develop adaptive leaders, confident units, and robust capabilities across the range of military operations achieving Army readiness. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Maj. Brandon R. Mace)
March 21, 2019 - Members of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 910th Quartermaster Company, 90th Sustainment Brigade, 4th

Army Reserve leaders test their Battle Assembly skills at “How to BA Day”
JOINT BASE HICKAM-PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - Hawaii Air National Guard 204th Airlift Squadron train Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command command teams on how to properly load and tie down vehicles into a C-17 Globemaster.
March 21, 2019 - Taking the new Army Combat Fitness Test, changing a tire on a HMWVV, and loading Army vehicles onto a Globemaster C-17, training all fit into part of one day of intense training for company command team Army Reserve leaders called “How to BA Day," part of the 2019 Pacific Pride Leadership Workshop, recently.

Army Reserve-Puerto Rico units key parts of Vigilant Guard exercise
Brig. Gen. Dustin A. Shultz, senior federal Army Officer in the Caribbean, speaks to the media about the Army Reserve-Puerto Rico participation in the Vigilant Guard exercise, March 13, at Camp Santiago, Puerto Rico. Brig. Gen. Jose J. Reyes, Adjutant General of Puerto Rico, observes. (U.S. Army Reserve photo)
March 20, 2019 - Approximately 75 U.S. Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, 1st Mission Support Command, Soldiers participated in the Vigilant Guard exercise, March 4-14, at different locations across the island, in direct coordination with the Puerto Rico National Guard, Army North and different federal and state level agencies.

Training exercise helps prepare Army Reserve Soldiers for upcoming deployment
Army Reserve Spc. Axel Alvarado, a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear  (CBRN) specialist and native of Springdale, Arkansas assigned to the 379th Chemical Company, 472nd Chemical Battalion, 209th Regional Support Group, 76th Operational Response Command waits to spray water on a vehicle during a chemical reconnaissance and decontamination mission at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin March 14.  More than 150 Army Reserve Soldiers from the 379th Chemical Company are spending nearly three-weeks at Fort McCoy conducting a variety of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) training operations including chemical reconnaissance, decontamination, maneuver support, communications and transportation.  (Official U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)
March 20, 2019 - There’s an old saying in the military, “If it ain’t raining, we ain’t training,” and that phrase has certainly held true for more than 150 Army Reserve Soldiers at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, who over the course of the past two weeks have been faced with more than their share of rain, as well as howling wind, snow, sleet, dangerous icy roadways and muddy conditions.

America's Army Reserve demonstrates readiness at All Army
The Army Reserve Careers Division team led by Sgt. Maj. James Mauer was the highest scoring at the 2019 All Army Small Arms Championship. From left, Sgt. Maj. Mauer, Staff Sgt. Rafael Fuentes, Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Horner, Sgt. Joseph Hall, and Sgt. 1st Class  Charles Parker.
March 19, 2019 - America's Army Reserve demonstrates readiness with success at the 2019 All Army Small Arms Championships.

94th TD Health Services Soldier Wins 80th TC Instructor of the Year Competition
(Left to right) 100th Training Division Commander Brig. Gen. Aaron Walter, Staff Sgt. William Jacobson, Command Sgt. Maj. Sharon Campbell, 94th Training Division-Force Sustainment senior enlisted leader and Command Sgt. Maj. Jay Thomas, 80th Training Command's senior enlisted leader, pose for photos at the 80th's 2018 Instructor of the Year Competition awards ceremony at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Oct. 20, 2018. Jacobson, an instructor with the 5th Brigade (Health Services), 94th TD-FS, beat out the competition in the Noncommissioned Officer category. (Caption and Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Breckenkamp)
March 18, 2019 - For many years, various competitions among our nation’s service men and women have gleaned the technical skills and talents that distinguish Soldiers from one another. One of the most vital elements to ensuring Soldier readiness is the instructors who are well versed in teaching military occupational specialties. For one instructor, his stellar performance earned him the title as the 80th Training Command Instructor of the Year for 2018.

Pacific Army Reserve Engineers, 411th Engineer Battalion, hold change of command
FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii - Col. Samuel Membrere, commander of the 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 9th Mission Support Command, U.S, Army Reserve, passes the 411th Engineer Battalion unit colors to incoming 411th commander Lt. Col. Anthony Tolentino during the battalion's official change of command ceremony. The 411th Engineer Battalion is the Army Reserve’s most dispersed and experienced construction engineer unit in the Pacific Region, with units on Oahu, Maui, Hawaii Island, Guam, American Samoa and Alaska. The ceremony also honored the service and leadership of outgoing commander Lt. Col. Henry Tennant. (Photo by Crista Mary Mack, 9th Mission Support Command)
March 18, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col Anthony Tolentino assumed command of the 411th Engineer Battalion, 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 9th Mission Support Command, from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Henry Tennant at an official change of command ceremony here May 11.

77th Quartermaster Group Soldiers push through the Bataan
U.S. Army Reserve 1st Lt. Sylvia Orozco, with the 383rd Quartermaster Battalion, and Capt. Roxanna Flores and Sgt. Desiree Lopez with the 356th Transportation Company, approach mile marker 8 on the 26 mile Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Mar. 17, 2019. The Bataan Memorial Death March is a challenging march through the high desert terrain of the White Sands Missile Range that takes place each spring. The memorial march is conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their freedom, health, and, in many cases, their very lives. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Maj. Brandon R. Mace)
March 18, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 77th Quartermaster Group, based in El Paso, Texas, took part in the 2019 Bataan Memorial Death March.

Army leaders from across the country visit Chicago to discuss the way ahead for multi-component command relationship
Battalion command team members and staff from the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command and First Army pause for a photo with World War II Veteran, Al Mampre, during the last day of the 85th USARSC’s Battalion Commanders Huddle briefing, Mar. 10, 2019. Mampre was assigned to the famed Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, who participated in the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Their story was later featured in the HBO mini-series “Band of Brothers”. The purpose of the briefing was to understand the 85th USARSC commanding general’s vision statement of Enhancing Lethality with Superior Service, Proactive Support and World Class Trainers, while creating a shared understanding of the command relationship, where they are as an organization, and where the command is heading. The organization shares in a multi-component partnership with First Army, supporting observer coach/trainer support to ensure readiness of deploying forces.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
March 15, 2019 - Army Reserve battalion command teams from across the country, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, traveled to Chicago for a commander’s forum to discuss the way ahead, as operationally controlled observer coach/trainers to their multi-component partners at First Army, March 8-10, 2019.

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