Today's Army Reserve covers more than 20 time zones across five continents. We are a battle-tested force facing a future with sophisticated adversaries. We must shift our focus and continue to adapt. We must be physically fit, mentally tough, and determined to defeat the enemy and dominate our foes. America's Army Reserve: the most capable, combat-ready, lethal federal reserve force in the history of the nation. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Calvin Reimold, Spc. Maria Casneiro and Sgt. 1st Class Jerimiah Richardson)
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FAQs: COVID-19 impact to the U.S. Army Reserve
May 19, 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.

4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) leaders engaged in the COVID-19 fight
U.S. Army Reserve Col. Todd Erskine, the 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) deputy commanding officer, and Col. Bruce Jennings, the unit’s chief of staff, discuss COVID-19 operations with the commanding general, Brig. Gen. Sue Henderson at the unit’s headquarters in Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Apr. 24, 2020. U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, is providing military support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help communities in need. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Brandon R. Mace)
May 12, 2020 - The U.S. Army Reserve 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) has been engaged in the military’s COVID-19 response right from the start. Two of the 4th ESC’s top officers are not only great leaders in uniform, but out of uniform they serve as leaders in the healthcare field.

Program in Poland protects Soldiers
Sgt. Cody Voye, a postal sergeant with 444th Human Resources Company out of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania always stands ready to support those in need.  In the future, Voye would like to become a sexual assault response coordinator  (SARC) or a victim advocate (VA) through the U.S. Army SHARP program.  SHARP program supports commanders with prevention, training, and awareness efforts.
April 30, 2020 - April is sexual assault and sexual awareness month. The U.S. Army conducts training in April, as well as throughout the year, to remind Soldiers that such behavior has no place within its ranks. Establishing special programs such as Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Program is part of the base improvement process that the 652nd Regional Support Group was tasked with. This program supports commanders with prevention, training, and awareness efforts.

Full house: Olympia military couple fostered 60 children, 2 cats and 10 dogs in last 6 years
From left, Carla Mancilla, holds her son, Rocky, while her husband Chris holds his daughter, Mila. The Mancillas have served as foster parents for about 60 children over the past five years, and have adopted Rocky and Mila. April is the Month of the Military Child in the Army, and Chris is a master sergeant in the U.S. Army Reserve, serving with the 652nd Regional Support Group, currently deployed to Poland.  (Photo courtesy of Chris and Carla Mancilla)
April 30, 2020 - The U.S. Army celebrates the month of the military child in April. When it comes to subject matter experts in the field of military children, there may be none higher than Master Sgt. Christopher Mancilla and his wife, Carla.

My dad is deployed to fight COVID-19
April 17, 2020 - The Army Reserve is full of amazing Soldiers, but even more incredible are the families who stand behind those Soldiers. Three of those incredible family members are 17-year-old Jonathan Schneegans, 13-year-old Kaylin Catterton, and 15-year-old Lily Mace. Each of their dads are currently deployed with the 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) from Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to support the military response to COVID-19.

Contracts help meet needs of force during COVID-19
U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Garrett Funabiki, the officer in charge of the operational contracting support integration cell, assigned to the 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) headquartered in Fort Sam Houston, Texas, takes a contracting call on Apr. 9, while deployed to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, is providing military support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help communities in need. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Brandon R. Mace)
April 17, 2020 - In addition to the incredible medical and engineering response being provided by military members around the country to combat COVID-19, there is a less public group working behind the scenes to ensure operations keep moving, U.S. Army contracting.

Making an impact in Boleslawiec
Chief Warrant Officer One Carrie Sayer, an allied trades warrant officer from Boise, Idaho and Spc. Lauren Smith, an intelligence analyst from Eureka, Montana pose together at a landmark in Beleslawiec base camp.  This team of two works hard to improve base operations and quality of life on the base.  652nd Regional Support Group is deployed to Poland to provide base support to eleven bases that host U.S., Polish, and other NATO forces.
April 7, 2020 - Warrant Officer One Carrie Sayer and Spc. Lauren Smith, both with the 652nd Regional Support Group, operate the mayor cell on Boleslawiec base camp, Poland. The small base serves as a basic training camp for Polish soldiers and hosts about 400 U.S. Army Soldiers at any given time.

4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) supports COVID-19 response
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Sue Henderson, 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) commanding general, receives an update briefing on the unit’s COVID-19 response efforts from her staff at the unit's headquarters in Fort Sam Houston, Texas, March 29, 2020. U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, is providing military support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help communities in need. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Brandon R. Mace)
April 7, 2020 - While many are hunkering down across the nation, members of the U.S. Army Reserve's 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) are joining the ranks of essential personnel as they stand up to support the military’s response to COVID-19.

Remote Training During COVID-19
Michelle Adams uses a SCATT trainer to practice - at home while wearing pajamas. Simulations devices allow remote Postal Match opportunities and training options when conditions prevent congregating.
March 31, 2020 - For times when circumstances and expense prevent Soldiers from congregating for training, remote training simulators allow inexpensive, yet effective, skill development.

Soldier’s Army Reserve career fuels civilian career success
Sergeant Michael Shullo, Water Treatment Specialist, 14th Quartermaster Company, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, stands confident during a break in 92W maintenance training at Fort Story, Virginia.
March 16, 2020 - Sgt. Michael Shullo enlisted into the U.S. Army Reserve as a Water Treatment Specialist (92W) nearly 20 years ago kick-starting a successful and rewarding Citizen-Soldier career in water operations at home and as a soldier. His professional military education, training, and experience as a 92W in the Army Reserve earned him training credit hours and invaluable work experience that led to him earning two nationally recognized water operator licenses—Class A Water and Class A Wastewater—both licenses are the highest achievable levels in each category.
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