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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.
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CAMP BLANDING, Fla. – Junior and senior noncommissioned officers from the 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and the 321st Military Intelligence Battalion compete in the 143d ESC Best Warrior Competition beginning March 8 -11.
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LTG Charles D Luckey addresses concerns about the requirements for Ready Force X.
Gregory Martin, Defense Finance and Accounting Service Defense Military Pay Office lead military pay technician, trains U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard financial management Soldiers during Diamond Saber 2019 at Fort McCoy, Wis., June 28, 2019. DFAS brought realism to the Army’s largest financial management exercise through live coding of actual Soldier’s pay. (U.S. Army photo by Mark R. W. Orders-Woempner)
DFAS brings live coding, realism to Army Reserve’s Diamond Saber
By Mark Orders-Woempner | July 11, 2019
It’s been said to “train like you fight,” and for financial management Soldiers preparing to deploy in the next year, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service brought a healthy dose of realistic training and experience. DFAS Defense Military Pay Office personnel brought more than 100 years of military pay experience to help train Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers preparing to deploy during the Army Reserve’s Diamond Saber 2019 at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, June 18 to July 1.

Sgt. Johnathan Kessel, an aviation component repairer (right) and Spc. James Chaffins, an aviation electrician both with the Kentucky Army National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment, currently assigned to D Company, 8th Battalion, 229th Aviation Regiment, 244th Combat Aviation Brigade, troubleshoot a suspected malfunctioning UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter warning light, June 26, 2019, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Luis Delgadillo).
Multi-component soldiers unite, deliver aviation excellence
By Staff Sgt. Luis Delgadillo | July 10, 2019
The job can be simple: follow scheduled maintenance intervals, get parts, perform service and when necessary; find what is broken and fix it. Layer in the high temperatures, blowing dust and the demands of supporting Task Force Warhawk’s roles in Operations Spartan Shield and Inherent Resolve, and the true maintenance mission for 244th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers begins to come into focus.

Sgt. Brennan Cardwell (383rd MI BN, MIRC) repairs bullet holes on his Combat Excellence in Competition, (EIC) target during the Pistol EIC event. The top 10% of competitors and cadre that fire this event will earn their Bronze EIC Badge and point towards their Distinguished Pistol Shot Badge.
Army Reserve Marksmanship at the Best Warrior Competition
By Sgt. 1st Class John Buol | July 4, 2019
Soldiers of the Army Reserve Marksmanship created new events and conducted the small arms events at the 2019 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition.

Army Reserve Soldiers set a number of new Rifle Interservice records, a match hosted at Marine Corps Base Quantico and now in its 58th year and open to all members of the United States military. This includes a new Reserve record in the Commanding General, MCCDC (Marine Corps Combat Development Command) Team Match and Post or Station Team.

In front, from left, Sgt. Maj. Doug Withus (1st Special Forces Command), Sgt. Maj. James Mauer (ARCD), Col. Chris Baer (Office of the Chief of Transportation), Sgt. Joseph Hall (ARCD), Sgt. 1st Class Dan Dorosheff (ARCD).

Middle row, from left, Spc. Sam Henderson (318th PSYOP Company), Staff Sgt. John Bonjour (89th Sustainment BDE, 451 ESC), Staff Sgt. Robert Matthew Goad (USACAPOC), Spc. Dan Lowe (385th HHD TC BN), Sgt. 1st Class John Hawes (ARCD), Chief Warrant Officer Joseph Hayes (ARCD).

Back row, from left, Sgt. Keith Stephens (980th EN BN), Staff Sgt. Kristoffer Friend (ARCD), Sgt. 1st Class Adam Stauffer (1st OPS BDE, 86th DIV), Sgt. 1st Class Richard Hartley II (1-349th TSBN), Arc, Fleischer, Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Anderson (ARCD). Not pictured, Sgt. Eric Smith (872nd Support Maintenance Company).
Army Reserve Soldiers Set Interservice Records
By Sgt. 1st Class John Buol | July 3, 2019
Army Reserve Soldiers establish new high scores at the 58th annual Interservice Rifle Championship.

Sgt. Maribel Meraz, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, headquartered in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, states the Oath of Enlistment at Gallagher Way, adjacent to the Chicago Cubs Wrigley Field, June 27, 2019, for a third six-years in the Army Reserve. Meraz enlisted in the Army Reserve in 2008 and has served on two deployments in support of Operation New Dawn and Operation Enduring Freedom. She shared that in a house divided between the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox, she is a Cubs fan and she gets that from her mother. Meraz conducted her reenlistment with Soldiers from her command and her mother present.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
Chicago Army Reserve Soldier re-enlists at her favorite sports team field
By Anthony L Taylor | June 28, 2019
“Today is a great day. I re-enlisted for another six years in the (Army) Reserve,” said Sgt. Maribel Meraz, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command headquarters. “I had the opportunity to swear in at Wrigley Field and watch the best team play.”

U.S. Navy Gunner’s Mate Third Class Talley Fletcher becomes emotional while recalling the Normandy invasion during the D-Day Veterans Panel at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, La. on June 6, 2019. Fletcher served on the submarine hunter USS SC1301 during the invasion of Normandy and on the USS New York during the North African campaign. (Photo courtesy of the National WWII Museum)
The Great Crusaders: 75 Years Later
By CPT Matthew Cline | June 23, 2019
The largest amphibious invasion force in the history of the world waited anxiously on the southern coast of Great Britain for days for the go-ahead of Operation Overlord, a daring frontal assault on the heavily defended coasts of Nazi-occupied Normandy. In the months leading up to the attack, military logistical efforts had reached a fever pitch as systems were established to move over 175,000 men to the beach on June 6, 1944. 75 years later at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, La., the men who were there looked back in disbelief at the scale of the undertaking.

Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, right, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command, administers the oath of office at the promotion ceremony for Maj. Gen. Alberto C. Rosende, Army Reserve Staff, Chief of Staff at the U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters, June 20, 2019, at Fort Bragg, NC. Rosende has served for 35 years in multiple staff positions at all echelons, including the Division and Major Command levels. Rosende has also deployed twice; his first was to Afghanistan from April 2005 through April 2006 while serving as the Battalion Commander of the 391st Combat Engineer Battalion (Light), based in Greenville, South Carolina. He also deployed to Iraq from May 2008 until February 2009 as the Brigade Operations Officer (S3) of the 926 Engineer Brigade. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Timothy L. Hale)
Rosende earns second star as Army Reserve Staff, Chief of Staff
By Staff Sgt. Felix Fimbres | June 20, 2019
Brig. Gen. Alberto Rosende, Army Reserve Staff, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Reserve Command, was

Maj. Christopher Tung, right, receives the Army Fitness Badge during the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command headquarters weekend battle assembly, June 8, 2019. Tung was one of four Soldiers, assigned to the 85th USARSC headquarters, who received the fitness badge at BA. Tung shared his fitness plan in preparation for Army Physical Fitness Tests and triathlons.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. David Lietz)
Army Reserve Soldier shares his success story in APFT, fitness and triathlon competitions
By Sgt. David Lietz | June 20, 2019
Be consistent, three times a week at the right intensity is all someone really needs to perform well on the Army Physical Fitness Test, according to Maj. Christopher Tung, detailed Inspector General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command.

Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division fold the flag during a graveside service for Staff Sgt. Al Mampre. Mampre served as a medic with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division during World War II.  He was one of the 'Band of Brothers' whose exploits were made into an HBO television series and also a book by historian Stephen Ambrose. Mampre died May 31, 2019, in Evanston. Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division; Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command and representatives from several police departments took part in the funeral service. Belanger became friends with Mampre after meeting him at a Memorial Day ceremony in 2018.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. David Lietz)
Last surviving medic from World War II ‘Band of Brothers’ Battalion honored during funeral service
By Sgt. David Lietz | June 18, 2019
Legendary World War II Soldier Al Mampre, one of the featured Soldiers in the 2001 HBO series ‘Band of Brothers’ was honored during funeral services Saturday, June 15th, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Evanston.

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)
Army announces Expert Soldier Badge
By TRADOC Public Affairs | 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. 
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