LTG Charles D Luckey talks about the incompatibility of extremist groups and service in America's Army Reserve. New version has direction for commanders--including holding Soldiers accountable.
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, sends his message to the field about the Army Combat Fitness Test, the newest way the Army will evaluate the physical fitness and endurance of its Soldiers.
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COL Jay Johannigman, Army Reserve Physician, Cincinnati, OH, tells us why he loves the Army Reserve.
LTG Charles D Luckey addresses concerns about the requirements for Ready Force X.
Message from MG Daniel J. Dire.
807th MCDS newscast. 172nd Multifunctional Medical Battalion Competes in the 48th Philip A. Connelly Awards Program; 807th MCDS and Utah National Guard Best Warrior Competition; 256th Combat Support Hospital Change of Command; SPOTS: Suicide Prevention and Medical Readiness.
807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) hosts Best Warrior Competition event
Competitor of the 2019 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) best warrior competition zeroing his rifle on the first day of the competition.
April 15, 2019 - The 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) hosted the Best Warrior Competition event at Camp Williams, Utah, along with the 76th Operational Response Command.

Army Reserve Soldier continues family's legacy of service
Sergeant Cory Lien poses for this undated photo during his deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom with the Minnesota Army National Guard's 34th Red Bull Infantry Division. Lien's son, Spc. Cory Lien Jr., is currently deployed to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, and make four generations of the same family who have served in the U.S. Army.

(Photo courtesy of Spc. Cory Lien Jr., 452nd Combat Support Hospital)
April 4, 2019 - Tracing a continued family history of military service back to World War II is something Spc. Cory Lien Jr. is proud to say.

Hands-on training in support of Operation Spartan Shield
Capt. Heather Meier, 452nd Combat Support Hospital, recently graduated from Jefferson College Physician Assistant Program with a master's degree.  She completed her clinical rotations during her deployment in support of Operation Spartan Shield at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Philip Ribas)
March 29, 2019 - Capt. Heather Meier, 452nd Combat Support Hospital, U.S. Army Reserve, is a surgical nurse currently deployed in support of Operation Spartan Shield at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. She recently earned her master's degree at a physicians assistant graduate program, and then completed her clinical rotations in Kuwait.

Army Reserve Soldiers put warrior skills to the test in joint command competition
Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Agustin Manzanares, an intelligence analyst and native of Los Ojos, New Mexico, assigned to the 1st Space Brigade, 76th Operational Response Command, low crawls to avoid
March 29, 2019 - Marksmanship, physical endurance, mental agility, leadership, impeccable appearance, toughness, Soldier skills and a never-quit attitude were all qualities that were put to the test recently when eighteen Army Reserve Soldiers from around the country came here to compete in this year’s joint command Best Warrior Competition held by the 76th Operational Response Command and the 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support).

Seattle doctor joins America's Army Reserve at age 51
Newly commissioned Lt. Col. Stephen Bayles, M.D., F.A.C.S, is congratulated by Maj. Richard Smith, Seattle Medical Recruiting Station officer-in-charge. Bayles, will be with the 1888th Head and Neck Medical Detachment, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Bayles has been practicing medicine for more than two decades as an otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose and Throat doctor). He specializes in head and neck cancer and reconstructive surgery, which he was partly inspired to pursue following his mother’s battle with neck cancer. (U.S. Army photo by Lorelei Harris/U.S. Army Recruiting Command)
March 11, 2019 - Service involves sacrifice — a fact of which Lt. Col. Stephen Bayles, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been aware his entire life. “Everybody in my family did duty time,” Lt. Col. Bayles said. “My grandfather ultimately retired as a brigadier general after being a pilot in World War II and Korea. He was a prisoner of war and survived a 600-mile winter death march in WWII.”

Injured Army Reserve Soldier finds new hill to conquer
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Eddie Cordero laughs after a fall while learning to snowboard at a Vermont ski resort in December 2018. (Photo courtesy U.S. Army Spc. Eddie Cordero)
Feb. 28, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Eddie Cordero soldiered on through the pain of injuring his back and neck during a deployment to Afghanistan in 2017. Once he returned to Fort Bliss, Texas after his deployment, he knew he needed to do something about it. Fortunately, he learned about the Army’s Warrior Transition Units and what they do for wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and ultimately decided it was a path he needed to take.

U.S. Army Reserve units train with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue
An Army Reserve Soldier with Task Force 76, CBRN Response Element (CRE), takes a short break before getting back to work during a joint training exercise Jan. 25, 2019 in Homestead, Florida.  The CRE is a multicomponent Department of Defense  entity that responds in the event of a catastrophic CBRN accident/incident, to conduct direct life-saving and critical life-saving enabling tasks for CBRN response operations in support of civil authorities in the United States and U.S. Territories in order to save lives, minimize human suffering, maintain public confidence, and mitigate the effects of CBRN incidents.
Jan. 30, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers teamed up with the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department to conduct training for real-world catastrophes at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida.

Wrap your mind around this: Devices detect TBI
Spc. Dawit Nerea, 452d Combat Support Hospital, volunteers for a demonstration of the BrainScope One January 3, 2019, at the Kuwait North Military Medical Complex in Al Jahra, Kuwait City, Kuwait.
Jan. 7, 2019 - Soldiers with 452nd Combat Support Hospital presented traumatic brain injuries detection devices during the Kuwaiti Grand Rounds (KGR) at Kuwait North Military Medical Complex. During KGR, held the last Thursday of every month, both military and civilian medical providers of Kuwait and the United States military come together to present medical lectures, have discussions, and perform demonstrations of equipment.

The family that serves together
U.S. Army  Pvt. 1st Class Jenna Van Horn, a pharmacy specialist with the 452nd Combat Support Hospital, and her mother U.S. Army Maj. Lisa Van Horn, the chief of patient administration at the 452nd CSH, have lunch together, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Oct. 3, 2018. The work done by Soldiers in the  452nd CSH ensures that service members stationed in Central Command's area of responsibility remain healthy and capable of accomplishing their mission. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Adam Parent)
Oct. 9, 2018 - One of the hardest things for Soldiers and their families to endure during a deployment is the separation from loved ones. The physical distance and time zone difference make it difficult for family members to keep in touch and stay connected. But in Camp Arifjan, the recently deployed U.S. Army Reserve 452nd Combat Support Hospital out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has brought an unusual duo with them; a mother and daughter serving together in the same unit.

Army Reserve vehicle transforms chemical-attack response
A Chemical Biological Protective Shelter M8E1 sits fully deployed by the 628th Forward Surgical Team out of Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on a training site during Global Medic exercise July 13 at Fort Hunter Liggett, California. The vehicle-mounted mobile shelter is self-deployable and serves as a self-contained protective air-conditioned system that is contamination-free. It allows for military support personnel to work safely and easily without having to wear chemical-biological protective clothing.
July 18, 2018 - Tucked into the tree line in a remote training location here called Ward Training Site sits what appears to be a cross between an igloo, a tent and a truck – something resembling a Transformer in one of its various configurations.
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