LTG Charles D Luckey addresses concerns about the requirements for Ready Force X.
New York City draftee Soldiers made history as the Lost Battalion in October 1918
Two Soldiers of the 77th Infantry Division. The division was made up of Soldiers drafteed from New York City and was known as the Metropolitan Division. In October 1918 540 of the division's Soldiers were cut off behind German lines and because known as the Lost Battalion. (Library of Congress)
Aug. 30, 2018 - One of World War I’s most heroic battlefield story features a bookish lawyer, a millionaire who charged up San Juan Hill with Teddy Roosevelt, a carrier pigeon that’s now in the Smithsonian, and draftee Soldiers from New York City who served in the 77th Division.

Making mail mountains into molehills
On July 19, members of the 328th Human Resources Company, supported by the 787th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, along with a few other volunteers from units across the camp, received and sorted 500 bags of mail.  The bags of mail were stacked almost to the ceiling of the mailroom and all down the hallways.  (Photo by Staff Sgt. Charlotte Reavis, 143d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary))
Aug. 21, 2018 - On July 19, members of the 328th Human Resources Company, supported by the 787th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, along with a few other volunteers from units across the camp, received and sorted 500 bags of mail.

643rd Regional Support Group mission benefits more than 1,000 Soldiers
Specialist Mathew Michael of the 643rd Regional Support Group enters data for an incoming soldier as part of the intial step before soldiers start their training experience at Camp Ripley, MN, Aug. 11, 2018. CSTX 02-18 is a yearly training exercise that trains units to be ready for combat, lethal on the battlefield, and capable in their specialized functions. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Decker)
Aug. 20, 2018 - The RSOI is the gateway for all Army mobilizations; it sets commanders and Soldiers up for success in their theater of operations. While maintaining operations 24 hours each day, the RSOI personnel first in-process more than 1,000 Soldiers coming to the CSTX and then out-process the same group.

You call, we haul: Army Reserve watercraft operators
The large tug MG Henry Knox begins towing the barge derrick out to the open ocean during Big Logistics-Over-the-Shore West July 17, 2018. Large tugs can operate for up to 30 days at sea performing tow operations, salvage and recovery operations, and a firefighting service.
July 30, 2018 - “We haul big stuff.” The massive 200-foot barge derrick crane behind CW3 Thomas Heald, from the 467th Transportation Company, backs up his statement. Capable of lifting nearly 130 tons at 175 feet with an 80-foot crane, this crane grants Army Reserve watercraft units an unprecedented ability to haul cargo, conduct salvage operations, clear port channels and berths, and removing obstacles.

War games mean serious work for the Army Reserve
Army Reserve Soldiers from the 3rd Transportation Battalion (Expeditionary) simulate training scenarios for watercraft units in the field during Big Logistics-Over-the-Shore West July 17, 2018. Big LOTS West demonstrates the flexibility and capability Army Reserve watercraft units have in discharging troops, vehicles and materiel through austere ports, ship-to-ship and over beaches.
July 27, 2018 - Army Reserve Soldiers under the 3rd Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) conducted war games to simulate how they would move large amounts of cargo and supplies during a deployed environment. War games are essential for command elements to maintain situational awareness and to rehearse combat scenarios as closely as possible during Big Logistics-Over-the-Shore West, July 17, 2018.
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