LTG Charles D Luckey addresses concerns about the requirements for Ready Force X.
Fort Hunter Liggett Soldiers, civilians undergo Media 101 Training
Soldiers and civilians with Fort Hunter Liggett attend a Media 101 Training on post Oct. 25. The purpose of the training is to educate the people who work on post on how to interact with media. The half-day training involved a lecture portion and also gave trainees the chance to put what they learned to practice by participating in mock press conferences and getting interviewed by real members of the local media.
Nov. 2, 2018 - A few laughs and chuckles rang out in the classroom as Soldiers and civilians with Fort Hunter Liggett watched the viral video of Professor Robert Kelly trying to conduct an interview for the BBC as his children blundered into the background. The video was just one of a few examples of the worst interviews of 2017 that opened the Media 101 Training at Fort Hunter Liggett, California, on Oct. 25.

Top-notch NCOs strive for the Sergeant Audie Murphy Award
It’s the first time that an Army Reserve Readiness Division has hosted and selected top-notch noncommissioned officers into the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Award (SAMA) program. The 63d Readiness Division accepted an immense responsibility of leading and hosting a competitive SAMA board on May 28, 2018. Exceptional noncommissioned officers compete for the honor of being selected and inducted into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club (SAMC) by conducting an Army Physical Fitness test and weapons qualification, displaying their knowledge of drill and ceremony, taking an exam, writing an essay, and being questioned and evaluated by a board of sergeants major.
Sept. 21, 2018 - It’s the first time that an Army Reserve Readiness Division has hosted and selected top-notch noncommissioned officers into the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Award (SAMA) program. The 63rd Readiness Division accepted an immense responsibility of leading and hosting a competitive SAMA board on May 28, 2018.

The strength, drive and determination of an Army Reserve Soldier
U.S. Army Reserve soldier, Sgt. Justin Vargas, 3rd Main Command Post Operational Detachment, assigned under III Corps stands while his daughter Nyasha removes the specialist rank while Maj. John Barry, 3rd Main Command Post Operational Detachment commander (left) stands to the left as the promotion takes place inside the hall of the III Corps headquarters on Fort Hood, Texas, on June 8. The 2018 all-Army combatives Lacerda Cup tournament was held on Fort Benning, Georgia in April which was eight years after continuous tournaments if Fort Hood, Texas.
Aug. 7, 2018 - A U.S. Army Reserve Soldier, father of two, husband, and a full-time civilian employee; this Soldier’s determination and persistent drive to meet his goals while maintaining his military career, civilian responsibilities, and spirit demonstrates his strength, and willpower to make his goals a reality.

Army Reserve Soldiers going extra mile - Sgt. Audie Murphy Club
The 63rd Readiness Division and Fort Hunter Liggett teamed up and hosted the first SAMC Phase III and IV boards at FHL in September 2017, and once again during the week of May 21, 2018. Five Army Reserve Soldiers participated in the Sgt. Audie Murphy Award program’s intensive tests, and at the end, only two Soldiers proved their mettle to live up to Staff Sgt. Audie Murphy’s heroic standards of leadership and selfless service: Sgt. 1st Class Francisco Matos with the 63rd RD, and Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Caffey with the 91st Training Division. The Phase IV Board members have forwarded Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Caffey and Sgt. 1st Class Francisco Matos membership recommendations to Forces Command for approval. They will be formally inducted into the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club and presented their membership medals in September 2018. For more info: http://www.audiemurphy.com/samc.htm.
June 11, 2018 - The 63rd Readiness Division and Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., teamed up and hosted the first SAMA Phase III and IV boards at FHL in September 2017, and once again during the week of May 21, 2018. Five Army Reserve Soldiers participated in the SAMA’s intensive tests, and at the end, only two Soldiers proved their mettle to live up to Staff Sgt. Audie Murphy’s heroic standards of leadership and selfless service: Sgt. 1st Class Francisco Matos with the 63rd RD, and Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Caffey with the 91st Training Division.

300th Army Band performs at Torrance Armed Forces Concert
The 300th Army Band was the premiere showcase band that kicked off the 2018 Torrance Armed Forces Day Activities. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Timothy Yao)
May 24, 2018 - Veterans young and old share a special bond that reflects the time-honored military tradition of service. As part of the Torrance Armed Forces Day activities, the 300th Army Band performed a medley of patriotic music to honor these heroes. The concert took the audience on a musical journey highlighting how the military influenced American composers during their time. The goal is to present a musical experience that leaves the audience with a sense of patriotism, gratitude, and a reminder of the sacrifices made each day.

Logisticians can pave career path with free credentialing program
Spc. Robin Trinidad (right), an automated logistics specialist from the 103rd Quartermaster Company in Houston, inspects a cooler Feb. 17, 2016, at Fort Polk, La., used to preserve perishable foods in the field. The Los Angeles native and his Army Reserve company are supporting field exercises during a base field exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Hubbard, 204th PAD)
May 9, 2018 - Two nationally recognized credentials are available free of charge to Soldiers holding select quartermaster military occupational specialties. The Certified Logistics Associate and Certified Logistics Technician documents can be earned by enlisted 92A automated logistical specialists and 92Y unit supply specialists, as well as warrant officer 920A supply systems technicians and 920B property accounting technicians.

Suicides hamper unit readiness, effectiveness
As America’s Army Reserve heads into 2018, there is one topic that has a direct impact on unit readiness. Unfortunately, it is one many would prefer not to discuss. That topic is suicide among the ranks. As uncomfortable as it may be, suicide affects not only Families but also unit readiness and morale – directly hampering the capability, combat-readiness, and lethality of America’s Army Reserve.  (FILE- U.S. Army Reserve photo by Timothy L. Hale)(Released)
Jan. 5, 2018 - As America’s Army Reserve heads into 2018, there is one topic that has a direct impact on unit readiness. Unfortunately, it is one many would prefer not to discuss. That topic is suicide among the ranks.

Serving with honor and pride
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the Historical Recognition Team under the 63rd Readiness Division pose in City Hall prior to Veterans Day recognition ceremony at Palo Alto, Calif., Nov. 6, 2017. Team Valkyrie and its specialty teams participate in engagements thoughout the seven-state region area of responsibility for the 63d Readiness Division.
Nov. 21, 2017 - In honor of veterans and their families, the city of Palo Alto conducted their third annual Veterans Day recognition ceremony in Palo Alto’s City Hall council chambers, on the evening of Nov. 6, 2017.

Phoenix Recruiting Battalion hosts Army Reserve leadership at R2PC
Maj. Gen. Brian Alvin (left), commanding general, 63rd Readiness Division, talks about the need for more military technicians, as Command Sgt. Maj. Kelly Largent (right), 63rd RD, looks on at a Reserve Recruiting Partnership Council (R2PC) meeting on Nov. 18 at Armed Forces Reserve Center in Scottsdale, Ariz. The purpose of the R2PC was to improve communications and mutual partnerships between the Phoenix Recruiting Battalion and reserve units within Arizona in order to fill critical reserve vacancies. (U.S. Army Photo by Capt. Alun Thomas, USAREC Public Affairs)
Nov. 20, 2017 - The Phoenix Recruiting Battalion hosted Army Reserve leadership at a Reserve Recruiting Partnership Council (R2PC) on Nov. 18 at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Honoring Veterans to the sound of the Army Band
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 191st Army Band under the 63rd Regional Support Command march in front of the review stand at the Veterans parade in Pleasanton, Calif. Veterans day is a day to honor those who have fought and sacrificed for their country and its people.
Nov. 9, 2017 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 191st Army Band, 63rd Regional Support Command and Phil Stage, 63rd RSC, U.S. Army Reserve ambassador and retired U.S. Army colonel, took part in the annual Veterans parade in Pleasanton, Calif., on Nov. 5, 2017.

Major General Brian Alvin
Commanding General
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Command Sergeant Major Kelly M. Largent
Command Sergeant Major
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