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.
Today's Army Reserve covers more than 20 time zones across five continents. We are a battle-tested force facing a future with sophisticated adversaries. We must shift our focus and continue to adapt. We must be physically fit, mentally tough, and determined to defeat the enemy and dominate our foes. America's Army Reserve: the most capable, combat-ready, lethal federal reserve force in the history of the nation. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Calvin Reimold, Spc. Maria Casneiro and Sgt. 1st Class Jerimiah Richardson)
FAQs: COVID-19 impact to the U.S. Army Reserve
May 19, 2020 - These questions have been submitted by Soldiers to various U.S. Army Reserve social media websites. Here, Soldiers may find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

New commander takes reins of 108th Training Command
Maj. Gen. A.C. Roper, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, hosts a change of command ceremony for the 108th Training Command, Initial Entry Training (IET) Feb. 8, 2020. Incoming Commander Maj. Gen. Andrew Juknelis, leads Maj. Gen. A.C. Roper and Maj. Gen. Kate Leahy out of the drill hall at the conclusion of the ceremony. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. H. Marcus McGill)
Feb. 11, 2020 - Maj. Gen. Andrew Juknelis took the reins of the 108th Training Command, Initial Entry Training (IET), Feb. 8, 2020, during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Reserve Center here before Soldiers, friends, family and distinguished guests.

Drill sergeants save family from burning vehicle
Four drill sergeants (pictured) saved a family from a burning car Aug. 15, 2019, in Sparta, Wisconsin. (Pictured from right) Sgt. Roger Williams, Sgt. 1st Class Eric Juhl, David Turner (accident survivor), Sgt. 1st Class Justin McCarthy, and Sgt. Daniel McElroy, reconnect after their accident after their close call. Located in the heart of the upper Midwest, Fort McCoy is the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin and has provided support and facilities for the field and classroom training of more than 100,000 military personnel from all services each year since 1984.
Jan. 2, 2020 - It was after 6 p.m. in the small Midwestern town as people began to end their day. The warm colors of the mid-August afternoon sky started slipping into the evening. That's when a handful of Army drill sergeants were inadvertently called into action, and saved a family from a burning vehicle.

The Making of a Drill Sergeant: Episode 3 - Transforming Civilians into Soldiers
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Alycia Perkins, a drill sergeant and all-wheeled vehicle mechanic from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 485th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 98th Training Division (Initial Entry Training), watches over Basic Combat Training recruits at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. As a U.S. Army Reserve drill sergeant, Perkins augments Active Duty drill sergeants for one of the three phases of BCT. The Columbia, South Carolina resident says she finds the last phase of BCT the most rewarding as a drill sergeant. “It is not so much of the yelling and the teaching them anymore, it’s more about helping them understand who they are and what kind of Soldier they CAN be, and then helping them realize their goals.”
Dec. 27, 2019 - Watching the Army recruits run to their designated location, the drill sergeant could feel the tension, the excitement, the anticipation. The only question now was, who was more excited—her or the trainees?

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.
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