Maj. Gen. Alberto Rosende, commanding general, 63rd Readiness Division and Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick McKie, command sergeant major, 63rd RD answer questions and provide insight on what it means to get the COVID19 vaccine while at the medical aid station on Fort Hunter Liggett in Jolon, Calif. In an effort to change the the environment and enable the readiness of Soldiers, civilians, and communities in which Soldiers live in or interact with, the 63rd RD leadership is taking the steps necessary to stop the spread of the coronavirus. As the leadership of the 63rd RD spoke about the COVID19 vaccine, they mentioned why they received the vaccine along with their family.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.- Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Alberto Rosende, commanding general, 63rd Readiness Division provides his feedback on the unit's first Army Combat Fitness Test, which was held during hybrid battle assembly, March 6, 2021. About 45 Soldiers participated in the first 63rd RD ACFT and about 13 staff members assisted in the process. This fitness test measures endurance, strength, and cardio vascular fitness throughout the six required events of the ACFT. #USArmyReserve #Soldiers #63rdReadinessDivision #Readiness #ACFT #Fitness #PhysicalFitness
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.- Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Alberto Rosende, commanding general, 63rd Readiness Division and Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick McKie, command sergeant major, 63rd RD recommend that Soldiers and civilians receive the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they are able to. Both will be receiving their vaccines the week of March 22 while at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif.
Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General U.S. Army Reserve Command, gives a message about not letting our guards down as we approach the holiday season. COVID is still a threat and Soldiers and civilians should should continue to take appropriate steps to keep others and themselves safe.
U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Alberto Rosende, commanding general, 63rd Readiness Division, and Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick McKie, command sergeants major, 63rd RD provide a COVID19 update to the seven-state Southwestern region of the U.S. for which the 63rd RD provides support for U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, U.S. Army Reserve families, and civilian employees. Rosende and McKie remind everyone of the importance in not becoming vectors of COVID19 by taking appropriate measures at all times and help in the battle to curve the spread of COVID.
Maj. Gen. Al Rosende, commanding general of the 63rd Readiness Division speak with CH (Maj.) Dawn Siebold, operations chaplains with the 63rd RD speak about how to assist kids going through changes in their routines and environment due to COVID19. Chaplain Siebold who has a background in family counseling discusses how to approach children based on their age groups and preferred activities to explain and discuss the coronavirus.
Fort Hunter Liggett administers its first COVID-19 vaccines
Fort Hunter Liggett Garrison Commander, Col. Charles Bell and his command team were among the first in line for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, administered by FHL paramedics and overseen by medical personnel at the Presidio of Monterey, March 24, 2021.
March 31, 2021 - U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County administered its first round of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to the workforce and tenants at the post medical clinic, March 23-25, 2021. The first wave of Soldiers...

Equipment concentration site keeps Army Reserve rolling along
Luis Diaz, warehouse specialist at Fort Hunter Liggett's Equipment Concentration Site 170, is one of a half dozen employees who staff the 110,000 square feet warehouse filled with all sorts of dress-right-dress shelved equipment, from radios to generators to tents. There are technical manuals for every type of equipment, and a daily log to show what type of maintenance was done and when. “Anything issued out to the customer is maintained before it goes out,” said Diaz. “We make sure it’s working properly, we do all the procedures, and after we know it’s good, we set it up for them to take.”
Feb. 16, 2021 - When the Army Reserve Soldiers come to train at Fort Hunter Liggett, they don’t always bring their own equipment. The 63rd Readiness Division Equipment Concentration Site 170 (ECS) has the unique task of storing and...

FAQs: COVID-19 Vaccine
Jan. 12, 2021 - Here, Soldiers may find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the vaccine...

FAQs: COVID-19 impact to the U.S. Army Reserve
Dec. 22, 2020 - These questions have been submitted by Soldiers to various U.S. Army Reserve social media websites. Here, Soldiers may find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions...

Sustaining community relations amid COVID pandemic
Garrison Commander Col. Charles Bell hosts quarterly Community Relations Working Group meetings with civilian and military leaders from state to local levels to foster good relations between military and civilian leaders, discuss issues and potential partnerships. During the December 10, 2020, meeting, military leaders briefed King City Mayor Mike LeBarre, San Miguel general manager Rob Roberson and Paso Robles Community Development Director on their COVID-19 posture and protocols, and discussed issues such as cooperation with local airports to support potential mass civil support operations, the transportation of training units from airports to installations, and affordable housing. The robust conversations generated interest from all parties to continue dialogue for potential Intergovernmental Support Agreements (IGSAs) and other topics.
Dec. 21, 2020 - Sustaining strong bonds between military and civilian leaders is very important to Col. Charles Bell, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett/Parks Reserve Forces Training Area Commander. Bell hosts quarterly Community...

Strategic focus to strengthen garrison capabilities
Garrison Commander Col. Charles Bell and key directors  - Installation Planning Board (IPB) - provide an annual brief on the garrison’s proposed Integrated Priorities List (IPL) and projects to receive guidance and approval from higher commands. The annual IPL is part of the garrison’s Integrated Strategic Sustainable Program (ISSP) to guide the garrison’s efforts to allocate funding and resources, and ensure their priorities is nested with  higher commands goals. IMCOM-Readiness Director Brenda McCullough, and Maj. Gen. Alberto Rosende, U.S. Army Reserve 63rd Readiness Commanding General and the garrison’s senior commander, commended Bell and his team on their steadfast commitment to the garrison, troop readiness, and continued efforts to secure projects with limited funding.
Dec. 18, 2020 - It takes a village - every garrison directorate at both installations, tenants and other stakeholders - to coordinate and work out the myriad processes, funding and logistics to meet short and long-term garrison objectives...

Army Reserve highlights “Energy Action Month” with energy independence
Solar panel arrays form a canopy at a construction site in Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., March 12, 2013. The construction site is for phase one and two of a solar microgrid project at the installation, managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District. Phase one was completed in April 2012 and generates one megawatt of power, enough energy to power 250 to 300 homes. Phase two, scheduled for completion in May 2013, will generate an additional one megawatt of power and is expected to be the second of four at the post. The Sacramento District awarded contracts of $8.4 million for phase one and $9.7 million for phase two. Along with the energy production, the cover provided by the panel arrays will shade the majority of the post’s vehicles. Fort Hunter Liggett is one of six pilot installations selected by the U.S. Army to be net zero energy, meaning the installation will create as much energy as it uses
Oct. 29, 2020 - October is the Army’s “Energy Action Month,” and the Army Reserve is focused on energy resilience, efficiency and affordability...

Army Reserve unit combines technology with tradition during virtual change of command ceremony
Maj. Gen. Alberto Rosende, commanding general of the 63rd Readiness Division in Mountain View, California, provides words of gratitude and encouragement to the outgoing and incoming commanders of headquarters and headquarters company, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, during a change of command ceremony in Kaiserslautern, Germany, June 7, 2020. The ceremony was conducted in person and virtually to protect the force and enable maximum participation for Soldiers, friends and family members. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Jackson/Released)
June 11, 2020 - Soldiers, friends and family members of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade gathered, virtually, to recognize two leaders’ formal transfer of authority and responsibility of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 361st Civil...

81st Readiness Division hosts Effects Coordination Board to maximize collaboration, increase efficiencies among readiness divisions
81st Readiness Division Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Kenneth D. Jones, hosts an Effects Coordination Board for senior U.S. Army Reserve leadership across the four readiness divisions nationwide at the 81st RD Headquarters, Feb. 7-8, 2020. Guests collaborated on four key lines of effort to meet readiness objectives: human resources, infrastructure, operations and logistics. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Christina M. Dion)
Feb. 14, 2020 - The 81st Readiness Division Commanding General Maj. Gen. Kenneth D. Jones hosted an Effects Coordination Board for senior U.S. Army Reserve leadership across the four readiness divisions nationwide at the 81st RD...

Army Reserve, California Guard come together for Yellow Ribbon event
A Family Readiness Board answers questions from the audience during a Yellow Ribbon event hosted by the 63rd Readiness Division at Anaheim, California, November 16, 2019. The 63rd RD hosts Yellow Ribbon events as a part of their mission to facilitate readiness of Reserve component Soldiers as a part of the Army Total Force. (U.S. Army Photo, Staff Sgt. Ian M. Kummer, 63rd Readiness Division)
Nov. 26, 2019 - The battle might be over when the mission is accomplished, but the war isn't won until the Soldiers are home safe and reintegrated with their families and communities...
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