Sgt. Maj. Michael Robinson, U.S. Army Reserve Command deputy commanding general - operations sergeant major, demonstrates the Expert Soldier Badge tasks for the M240B machine gun.
On April 23rd of this year, the Army Reserve will celebrate 113 years of courageous service to the Army and the Nation, evolving from a small corps of medical professionals to what it is today: the best trained, best equipped and most ready Army Reserve in our Nation’s history. Through every war, operation and emergency, at home and abroad, the men and women of the Army Reserve have never failed to meet the challenges of their time.
The Army observes Volunteer Appreciation Week each year to recognize Soldiers, family members, veterans and civilians who selflessly give of their time to the Army community. The theme for this year’s observance is, “We Salute You.”
Since April 1986, the Army has observed Month of the Military Child to recognize and honor the commitment, contributions and sacrifices military children make to our nation. The theme of this year’s observance is “Military Children and Youth: A Resilient Force in a Changing World.”
Garrison Commander Col. Michael D. Poss and Garrison Command Sergeant Major Paul Mantha observe Month of the Military Child along with their families and Fort McCoy Child and Youth Services staff at Fort McCoy, Wis.
During Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, or SAAPM, the Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program reinforces every member of the Army team’s responsibility to prevent sexual assault, sexual harassment, and associated retaliation, while ensuring professional, compassionate, and comprehensive care and support if these incidents occur.
Command Sgt. Maj. Kelli Harr talks about resilience through severe injury and overcoming stigma and obstacles.
Every day 17.6 veterans commit suicide. In fact, the suicide rate for veterans is 1.5 times higher than non-veteran adults and most suicides occur from veterans who haven't deployed. These staggering facts caused me to take a step back and think about how I can use my Army, video, and dance background to tell this sensitive yet important topic in a vastly different way to help educate and change lives. Filmed on location in Death Valley Original singer songwriter - Zoe Wees Cover by Atlus
Cmd. Sgt. Maj. Andrew Lombardo, U.S. Army Reserve command sergeant major, demonstrates the Expert Soldier Badge tasks for the M249 machine gun.
Brig. Gen. Kris Belanger, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Human Resources Command and director of the Reserve Personnel Management Directorate discusses RPMD and AR-SAP, the Army Reserve - Soldier Assignment Profile. Produced by Glenn Schrock and Scott Bakalars
Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, speaks out against sexual assault and sexual harassment in our ranks. All of us must work together to create an environment of trust and respect.
Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, speaks out against extremism. Extremism is not welcome in our ranks and we must get back to the culture of dignity and respect so that we can be ready now, shaping tomorrow.
In the fight against COVID-19, it's not only important to choose the right mask but also to wear it properly. Cover both your mouth and your nose. You may be asymptomatic and infect others without knowing it. Your mask protects others. Their masks protect you. Take the fight seriously. Wear your mask.
Today's Army Reserve covers more than 20 time zones across five continents. Our people are the most important weapon system in accomplishing the mission, ensuring units are ready and capable to deliver victory. Our Soldiers are mentally tough, with a desire to serve their country now, and lead troops into the fight of tomorrow. In an every-changing landscape of both visible and invisible threats, we stand ready to defeat our enemies, anytime, anywhere. Modernization drives our ability to support operations in the multi-domain environment. We will mobilize rapidly with the right capabilities to win the future fight. America's Army Reserve is ready now, shaping tomorrow.
Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. Take time to reach out to those affected and raise awareness of treatment services. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255; Text TALK to 741741.
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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USACAPOC(A) Best Warriors 2021
Staff Sgt. Jonathan Chacon, left, a civil affairs specialist with the 426th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), is awarded a plaque from Command Sgt. Maj, Petter Trotter, the senior enlisted leader of United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), for being named NCO of the Year during the 2021 U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition at Fort Jackson, S.C., April 10, 2021. The USACAPOC(A) BWC is an annual competition that brings in competitors from across USACAPOC(A) to earn the title of “Best Warrior.” BWC tests the Soldiers’ individual ability to adapt and overcome challenging scenarios and battle-focused events, testing their technical and tactical skills under stress and extreme fatigue.
April 16, 2021 - The U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) hosted a three-day Best Warrior Competition (BWC), April 8 – 10, for noncommissioned officers and enlisted Soldiers drawn from units throughout the...

Plainfield, Ill., native and 647th Regional Support Group (Forward) Soldier promoted to Sergeant
Members of the 647th Regional Support Group (Forward), Fort Bliss Mobilization Brigade, noncommissioned officer corps gather following the promotion ceremony of Sgt. Michael Muhlig, paralegal specialist, at Fort Bliss, Texas, April 7, 2021. Pictured from left to right: 1st Sgt. Danny Kissinger, Headquarters and Headquarters Company; Sgt. Garrett Houk, mobilization noncommissioned officer; Staff Sgt. Andrea Gilchrist, facilities deputy noncommissioned officer; Staff Sgt. Benjamin Pacheco, soldier readiness and processing center operations noncommissioned officer in charge; Staff Sgt. Joshua Dale, demobilization noncommissioned officer; Sgt. Michael Muhlig, paralegal specialist;  Sgt. Nahhaj Jones, demobilization noncommissioned officer; Sgt. Tyler Morgan, operations assistant noncommissioned officer in charge; and Sgt. James Picanso, signal support systems noncommissioned officer.
April 16, 2021 - Plainfield, Illinois, native Michael Muhlig was promoted to the rank of sergeant in the United States Army Reserve during a ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas, April 7, 2021...

Farmington, Mo., native and 647th Regional Support Group (Forward) Soldier promoted to Sergeant
Members of the 647th Regional Support Group (Forward), Fort Bliss Mobilization Brigade, noncommissioned officer corps gather following the promotion ceremony of Sgt. Dalton Skiles at Fort Bliss, Texas, March 31, 2021. Pictured from left to right: 1st Sgt. Danny Kissinger, Headquarters and Headquarters Company; Master Sgt. Dushant Smith, brigade battle noncommissioned officer in charge; Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Brehmer, brigade command sergeant major; Sgt. Maj. George Kibuuka, operations noncommissioned officer in charge; Sgt. Dalton Skiles, demobilization noncommissioned officer; Sgt. Don Jaramillo, Headquarters and Headquarters Company training noncommissioned officer; Sgt. Marcus Gardner, mobilization noncommissioned officer; and Staff. Sgt. Joshua Dale, demobilization noncommissioned officer in charge.
April 16, 2021 - Farmington, Missouri native and Unitec Career Center graduate, was promoted to the rank of sergeant in the United States Army Reserve during a ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas, March 31, 2021.Sgt. Dalton Skiles currently serves...

Area environmental protection specialists at heart of 88th RD compliance mission
Army Reserve Sgt. Jacob Pulliam, left, operations noncommissioned for 428th Military Police Company, and Andrea Pawlik, area environmental protection specialist, 88th Readiness Division, inspect a storage container for environmental compliance during a visit to the Maple Lane Army Reserve Center in South Bend, Indiana, Feb. 25, 2021. Environmental protection specialists are responsible for ensuring federal, state and local guidelines are followed at Army Reserve facilities.
April 16, 2021 - With a mission that spans more than 250 facilities and 12 training areas across 19 states, the 88th Readiness Division’s Environmental Division’s environmental responsibility is large and robust...

311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) change of command
Brig. Gen. Dianne Del Rosso, outgoing commander of the 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, passes the guidon to Maj. Gen. David W. Ling, commander of the 79th Theater Sustainment Command, before handing off the guide on to Brig. Gen. John M Dreska during the 311th change of command ceremony at the U.S. Army Reserve Center, Los Angeles, Calif., on April 11, 2021.
April 16, 2021 - Brig. Gen. Dianne Del Rosso relinquished responsibility of the 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command to Brig. Gen. John M. Dreska during the change of command ceremony held April 11, 2021...

Army Reserve space battalion takes aim at new Army weapons qualification
1st Lt. Elliot Austin, deputy team leader, 3rd Space Co., 2nd Space Battalion, fires his M4 carbine downrange during the Army’s new weapons qualification table, at Fort Carson, Colorado, April 10, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Rognstad)
April 16, 2021 - Soldiers of the U.S. Army Reserve 2nd Space Battalion, 1st Space Brigade, the Army’s only Reserve space battalion, tested the Army’s new rifle marksmanship standards that cuts time to shoot, introduces magazine and shooting...

Interagency virtual training for the Civil Affairs professional of tomorrow
Civil Affairs Soldiers from across the U.S. participated in the ‘Interagency in the Pacific’ virtual training conducted on March 20, 2021. The training provided an understanding of how working together with U.S. government agencies can assist CA Soldiers in successfully accomplishing a mission by knowing the agencies within a government and what their roles are.
April 14, 2021 - Various Soldiers within the civil affairs community from across the U.S. participated in the ‘Interagency in the Pacific’ virtual training conducted on March 20, 2021 focused on the economic, security, and structural...

St. Louis native and 647th Regional Support Group (Forward) Soldier promoted to sergeant
1st Sgt. Danny Kissinger, Headquarters and Headquarters Company; 647th Regional Support Group (Forward), Fort Bliss Mobilization Brigade, right, congratulates newly promoted Sgt. Wesley Langston, billeting noncommissioned officer, following a promotion ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas, March 31, 2021.
April 14, 2021 - St. Louis native Wesley Langston was promoted to the rank of sergeant in the United States Army Reserve during a ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas, March 31, 2021.Sgt. Wesley Langston currently serves as a billeting...

650th RSG participates in 311th ESC Best Warrior Competition
Led by Command Sgt. Maj. John Beleno, 650th Regional Support Group command sergeant major, Soldiers from the 650th RSG traveled to Fort Hunter Liggett to participate in the 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Best Warrior Competition March 16-19. The Soldiers who participated in the competition were Spc. Yshnan de Mello, 306th Quartermaster Company, 314th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Sgt. Michelle Padilla, 483rd Transportation Battalion (Terminal), Spc. Rudy Hernandez and Pfc. Alec Kelley, 238th Inland Cargo Transfer Company, 483rd Transportation Battalion (Terminal).
April 14, 2021 - Led by Command Sgt. Maj. John Beleno, 650th Regional Support Group command sergeant major, Soldiers from the 650th RSG traveled to Fort Hunter Liggett to participate in the 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Best...

The Army Reserve recognizes Wisconsin Soldier for his heroics during off-duty hours
Spc. Justice McBain, recipient of the Soldier’s Medal, poses for a photo after the presentation ceremony April 11, 2021, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
April 13, 2021 - Spc. Justice McBain, an Army Reserve Soldier, received the Soldier’s Medal, the Army’s highest award for heroism outside combat Sunday. McBain was presented with the Soldier’s Medal for heroic actions back in 2019 following a...

Army Futures Command panel highlights women empowerment
Maj. Lisa Jaster in late 2015, after her graduation from Ranger School that previous October. Now a Lieutenant Colonel Jaster is serving as the executive officer for the U.S. Army Reserve’s 420th Engineer Brigade.
April 12, 2021 - To help pay tribute to past leaders and to learn from ordinary women doing extraordinary things today, U.S. Army Futures Command hosted a virtual panel discussion, “Female Trailblazers & our Future.” Those who participated...

3rd MCDS Soldiers compete for Best Warrior title
Sgt. Nicholas Mitchell, an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) Soldier with the 338th Medical Brigade takes the lead in a 12-mile foot march during the Best Warrior Competition held at Ft. McClellan.  Mitchell along with four other Soldiers within the 3d Medical Command Deployment Support, compete for the Best Warrior title by completing a 12-mile foot march while carrying their M4 rifle and a 35 pound backpack.
April 12, 2021 - The 2021 Best Warrior Competition is an annual competition that brings together the best Soldiers from across the U.S. Army Reserve to earn the title of “Best Warrior” amongst their peers...

Army Reserve Soldiers in Europe get hands on Blackhawk MEDEVAC training
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, perform medical evacuation training with aviation Soldiers from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment (General Support), 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, at Camp Normandy, United States Army Garrison Bavaria in Grafenwoehr, Germany, April 10, 2021.
April 12, 2021 - More than 50 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, performed realistic medical evacuation training at Camp Normandy in United States Army Garrison Bavaria, here, April...

NAVSUP WSS Hosts Women’s History Month Leadership Panel
Flyer for the NAVSUP WSS Beyond the Glass Ceiling - Women Leading in the Military Panel Discussion
April 12, 2021 - What happens when you assemble a group of military trailblazers in a conference room and pepper them with questions about everything from overcoming challenges in their respective careers to what they do in their free time? A...

Fort Knox Army Reserve aviation unit awarded Best Antiterrorism Program
The hard work of the Army Reserve Aviation Command’s antiterrorism section over the past few years has paid off, putting together a successful threat preparation program that recently garnered national recognition.
April 12, 2021 - The antiterrorism section of the Army Reserve Aviation Command has been recognized as one of the best in the nation. “It kind of caught me off guard because you’re submitting against all these brigades and above,” said...

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