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)
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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)
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.
#ArmyValues The Seven Core Army Values are what being a #USArmyReserve Soldier is all about. How do you live these values on and off the field? Learn more here: https://go.usa.gov/xUfj6
LTG Charles D Luckey addresses concerns about the requirements for Ready Force X.
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.

Army announces Expert Soldier Badge
Army senior leaders announced the implementation of the Expert Soldier Badge, June 14. Similar to the Expert Infantryman Badge and the Expert Field Medical Badge, the ESB will allow commanders the opportunity to recognize Soldiers outside the Infantry, Special Forces and medical communities who have met a high standard of performance in physical fitness and warfighting tasks. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army graphic)
June 17, 2019 - In conjunction with the U.S. Army's 244th Birthday, the Army announced a new proficiency badge today, called the Expert Soldier Badge. The ESB is designed to improve lethality, recognize excellence in Solder combat skills and increase individual, unit and overall Army readiness. The ESB is the equivalent of the Expert Infantry Badge and Expert Field Medical Badge but for all other military occupational specialties in the Army. Commanders will soon be able to use the badge to recognize Soldiers who attain excellence in physical fitness and marksmanship and a high standard of expertise in land navigation and performing warfighting tasks. 

U.S Army Soldiers compete in Bulgarian ‘strong man’ competition
Staff Sgt. Michael Rowan, a military policeman with the 313th Military Police Detachment, climbs a mountain with a 95-pound jug of water on his back near Sliven, Bulgaria, May 6, 2019. Soldiers from the Novo Selo Training Area participated in the Haiduk Gathering, a competition that includes carrying a simulated wine bag up a mountain, rock throwing, knife throwing and wrestling. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ethan Valetski)
May 10, 2019 - Without a trail to follow, and a 95-pound jug of water on each of their backs, five U.S. Soldiers hiked up the steep Bulgarian mountain. Soldiers on rotation at the Novo Selo Training Area followed in the footsteps of Hadji Dimitar, a Bulgarian revolutionary who scaled a mountain with 43 liters of wine (95 pounds) to quench the thirst of his unit.

Heroes of war within the ranks
Sgt. 1st Class Tokuda Bailey, a sexual assault victim advocate with the 63rd Readiness Division, headquartered in Mountain View, California, poses for a portrait during the 200th Military Police Command’s victim advocate refresher training on March 21, 2019 in Sloan, Nevada. The training hosted victim advocates and sexual assault response coordinators from across the U.S. Army and included presentations by some of the nation’s leading sexual assault prevention activists. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Audrey Hayes)
May 1, 2019 - “There have been times when I would just call her crying. I couldn’t say anything, just cry over the phone. When everyone else disappeared, she was the only person who was there for me.” These were the words of a former U.S. Army Reserve supply specialist who was sexually assaulted by her first-line supervisor in 2011. 

Army Reserve Soldiers at AFSAM International Competition
The Army Reserve Combat/Service Conditions Team celebrates multiple marksmanship awards at AFSAM (Armed Forces Skill at Arms Meeting) 2019. The Team took first place in four team matches, two individual matches, and an additional top three finishes in 22 other team and individual matches at the event. Team members included OIC Lt. Col. Scott Klawon, NCOIC Sgt. Maj. Raul Torres, 1st Sgt. Michael Ball, Sgt. 1st Class Martin Braden, Cpt. Curtis Brotherston, Master Sgt. Roderick Burdette, Sgt. Joseph Hall, Staff Sgt. Sean Morris, Sgt. 1st Class Cheryl Morris, Staff Sgt. Richard Willis, Sgt. Devin Hughes, Maj. TJ Conners, Sgt. 1st Class Jason Godel, and Staff Sgt. John Halley.
April 21, 2019 - Army Reserve Soldiers maintain small arms skills as instructor-shooters by participating at international events.
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