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.
Spc. Meghan Wilcox is a U.S. Army Reserve signal support systems Soldier with the 200th Military Police Command, Headquarters Company. On most battle assemblies, she arrives hours before formation in order to exercises and prepare for the day. She recently completed her initial training and eagerly takes advantage opportunities to teach and train others. With her commitment to the Army Reserve, she works to build connections to support her fellow Soldiers and assist in the overall unit success. The 200th MP Command is headquartered at Fort Meade, Maryland. (U.S. Army photos and multimedia video by Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Taylor)
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.
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey welcomes the new year and talks about the exciting things ahead for America's Army Reserve.
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, sends his message to the field about the Army Combat Fitness Test, the newest way the Army will evaluate the physical fitness and endurance of its Soldiers.
Sgt. Robert Crawford, a U.S. Army Reserve military police Soldier, is the assistant training noncommissioned officer for the 200th Military Police Command as well as federal law enforcement officer. On most battle assemblies, he's the first to arrive at the unit to help set up and one of the last to leave after late training meetings. With his commitment to the Army Reserve, he works long hours as he balance live between his family, military and his civilian career. The 200th MP Command is headquartered at Fort Meade, Maryland. (U.S. Army photos and multimedia video by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret)
Capt. Jonathon Nagel is the operations officer for the 336th Military Police Battalion, headquartered in Pittsburgh. He is also a part-time blacksmith who has been forging metal for the past five years, making blades and other steelwork. In May 2018, Nagel was featured on a Memorial Day special episode of "Forged in Fire," in which he competed against other military service members who are also blacksmiths to make a combat knife and a naval cutlass. In this video, Nagel talks about his philosophy of blacksmithing and how it relates to his military service in the U.S. Army Reserve. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret)
Sgt. 1st Class Dmitriy Yurganov, with the 200th Military Police Command, shares his personal experience and reflections on what it means to him to be an NCO and having to respond to a suicide to save a Soldier's life. This segment part of a video series called "In the Chair with an NCO," a personal glimpse at enlisted leaders in the Army Reserve. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret) TAGS,Soldier,suicide prevention,NCO,uniform,machine guns,rifles,suicide,advice,U.S. Army Reserve,combat ready,Soldiers,Army Reserve,pistol,Noncommissioned Officer,weapons,training,Military Police,lethal,200th Military Police Command,200th MP,capable,200th MP CMD
A highlight video featuring Guardian Shield, an annual Army Reserve CID Special Agents training exercise that focuses on criminal investigation core competencies. In 2018, Guardian Shield included four major training lanes over the course of two weeks: criminal intelligence, FBI hostage negotiations and active shooter, domestic violence investigation techniques, and FBI post-blast investigation. The entire training curriculum included 80 hours of course material with live explosions and training scenarios, and included approximately 20 students. This year, Guardian Justice incorporated active duty special agents, along with Marine Corps and Navy ordnance specialists. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Sgt. 1st Class Jerimiah Richardson)
Guardian Shield is an annual Army Reserve CID Special Agents training exercise that focuses on criminal investigation core competencies. In 2018, Guardian Shield included four major training lanes over the course of two weeks: criminal intelligence, FBI hostage negotiations and active shooter, domestic violence investigation techniques, and FBI post-blast investigation. The entire training curriculum included 80 hours of course material with live explosions and training scenarios, and included approximately 20 students. This year, Guardian Justice incorporated active duty special agents, along with Marine Corps and Navy ordnance specialists. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Sgt. 1st Class Jerimiah Richardson)
Each year, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and families from the 303rd Military Police Company gather to celebrate a "Happy Alive Day" picnic in Stockbridge, Michigan, marking the anniversary of a Taliban attack they survived on their base in Kandahar, Afghanistan, June 19, 2012. The Soldiers organize the picnic each year to celebrate life and to show that unity in the military brotherhood is stronger than the damage caused by the enemies who attacked them. Twelve Soldiers from the unit received the Purple Heart from wounds sustained in that attack. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret)
LTG Charles D Luckey addresses concerns about the requirements for Ready Force X.
Top U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers prepare for final competitions
U.S. Army Sgt. Michael Yarrington, Army Reserve Drill Sergeant of the Year, navigates across a rope as part of an obstacle at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, August 14, 2019. The training was in preparation for the 2019 Army Best Warrior and Drill Sergeant of the Year competitions which pit the best of the Army, Army Reserve and National Guard against each other. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Kevin Long)
Aug. 19, 2019 - The U.S. Army Reserve's Best Warriors and Drill Sergeants of the Year carried out 27 days of intensive training at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Aug. 4-24, 2019. The training was in preparation for the 2019 Army Best Warrior and Drill Sergeant of the Year competitions which pit the best of the Army, Army Reserve and National Guard against each other.

Military Police Soldiers’ Energy Remains High During Training
Spc. David Krawjewski (left) and Spc. Max Kwiecien (right) both from the 303rd Military Police Company performs a battle drill task: Enter a Building and Clear a Room squad tactic during Exercise Hood Strike here at Ft. Hood, Texas.  The 303rd have spent two weeks training on various training objectives to include:  Conduct Road Blocks and Checkpoints, Perform Military Police Support to Gap Crossing, Perform Convoy Security and Process Detainees at Point of Capture / Collection Point.
Aug. 8, 2019 - Over 2,000 U.S. Army Reserve Military Police Soldiers made the trek through the training grounds at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, as part of Exercise Titan Warrior. Titan Warrior is a major joint exercise planned by the 200th Military Police Command to provide trained and ready Soldiers to the Total Force in order to enable protection and promote the rule of law to win the nation’s wars.

Army Reserve helps Soldier find his calling in communication
U.S. Army Reserve Pfc. Hunter Drinkard, a signal support systems specialist with the 377th Military Police Unit out of Cincinnati, participates in his first annual training at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Indiana. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kayla Silvers)
July 26, 2019 - For Pfc. Hunter Drinkard, Titan Warrior was exactly the training he was hoping for from his first Annual Training in the U.S. Army Reserve. After recently graduating from Advanced Individual Training to become a certified signal support systems specialist, he was excited to use his skills in an austere training environment.

Dental hygienist shoots for new career
Spc. Jamey Byrd, right, a U.S. Army Reserve dental hygienist, and Spc. Lance Dykes, both assigned to the 603rd Military Police Company, from Belton, Missouri, perform weapons checks during a crew-served weapons familiarization and qualification range at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, July 20, 2019. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Cameron Christensen)
July 25, 2019 - Soldiers of the 603rd Military Police Company from Belton, Missouri, filed up to the ammo truck and unloaded the ammunition for the day's weapons qualifications. Nearly all of them were military police, except one. Spc. Jamey Byrd, a U.S. Army Reserve dental hygienist was among the MPs, and he was eager to get started.

Army Reserve at Pistol National Matches
Staff Sgt. John Rosene (HRC-IRR) and Sgt. Nick Mower (200th MP Command) competed together for the Two Man Team matches, taking first place in the overall aggregate, first place in the .45 and Center Fire, and second place .22 for this event. Both Rosene and Mowrer represented our country by being selected for the U.S. Mayleigh Challenge Team, an international Postal Match open to all English-speaking countries around the world and shot in Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Jamaica, South Africa, and the United States of America.
July 22, 2019 - Army Reserve Soldiers competed at the Pistol Nationals, winning a number of team and individual events and teaching at the Small Arms Firing School.

61 Warriors gain valuable experience during Best Warrior Competition
Congratulations to our winners: Sgt. Joshua Smith representing the 108th Training Command (IET) is NCO of the Year and Spc. Collin George with the 102nd Military Police Company, 200th Military Police Command, is the Soldier of the Year.
July 1, 2019 - After five days of grueling heat, humidity, and very little sleep, nearly 60 U.S. Army Reserve noncommissioned officers and enlisted Soldiers were narrowed down to two at the 2019 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition.

Smith and George named America’s Army Reserve NCO and Soldier of the Year
Sgt. Joshua Smith was named the U.S. Army Reserve Noncommissioned Officer of the Year after competing in the 2019 Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition, June 23-28 at Fort Bragg, N.C. Smith, a Cavalry Scout is a drill sergeant candidate with Delta Company, 3rd Battalion, 334th Infantry Regiment, 95th Training Division (Initial Entry Training), 108th Training Command. His civilian occupation is train conductor at Canadian Pacific Railway. A native of northern Wisconsin, his parents live in Ashland, Wis.
June 28, 2019 - Sgt. Joshua Smith and Spc. Collin George were named winners of the 2019 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year, respectively, in a ceremony at the Iron Mike Conference, Friday, June 28.

Army Reserve Soldiers at Interservice Pistol Championship
Staff Sgt. Sandra Uptagrafft (108th Training Command) firing at the 60th Annual Interservice Pistol Championship hosted and conducted by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) at Fort Benning.
June 23, 2019 - Army Reserve Soldiers compete with the best shooters in all branches and components of our military at the 60th Annual Interservice Pistol Championship.
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