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81st RD Commanding General Maj. Gen. Shawley visits Fort Buchanan as the garrison’s new senior commander
The week of January 10 – 15, 2021 marked the first visit of 81st Readiness Division Commanding General and Senior Commander of Fort Buchanan, P.R., Major General Jamelle C. Shawley to the military installation. Maj. Gen. Shawley participated in an office call with Fort Buchanan’s Command Group. (Grissel Rosa Public Affairs Officer)
Feb. 24, 2021 - The week of January 10–15, 2021 marked the first visit of 81st Readiness Division Commanding General and Senior Commander of Fort Buchanan Maj. Gen. Jamelle C. Shawley to the military installation...

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...

2020 Eisenhower Writing Competition accepting submissions now
Dec. 2, 2020 - U.S. Army Europe and Africa leaders are looking to recognize Soldiers during the annual Eisenhower Writing Competition. Written articles are being accepted now until the final deadline on Dec. 15, 2020...

Army Reserve’s 81st RD announces first SAMA member
The 81st Readiness Division recognized its first member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Award during an induction ceremony at the Headquarters Building Nov. 15 during battle assembly. Sgt. 1st Class Alfredo Calvillo, a career counselor with 4th Battalion, Army Reserve Careers Division on Fort Jackson, participated in the initial selection board in November 2019 and made it through the entire process to be named the first in the Wildcat Division. (U.S. Army photo by Michael Mascari)
Nov. 19, 2020 - The 81st Readiness Division recognized its first member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Award during an induction ceremony at the Headquarters Building Nov. 15 during battle assembly...

Chaplain detachments move to 81st Readiness Division, enhance readiness
A prayer Is given for a fallen soldier of the 360th Civil Affairs Brigade during operation TARO WARRIOR at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, on June 23, 2019, prior to the chaplain detachments falling under the 81st Readiness Division. Now that more than half of the detachments align with the RD, training and deployment standards will be the same across the board.
Oct. 22, 2020 - More than half of all chaplain detachments in the U.S. Army Reserve moved under the 81st Readiness Division on Oct. 16. Of the 40 total units in the USAR, 22 now align under the Wildcat Nation. The realignment comes with the...

81st RD re-ignites cadet recruiting program at UNG
At left, Capt. Caitlin Demarest Hirsch of Golden, Colorado, and on the right Capt. Rebecca Lawrence, of Tacoma, Washington, are the first Army Reserve recruiting liaison officers at the University of North Georgia in 10 years. The pair are navigating unconventional times and using unconventional methods to increase the Army Reserve cadet recruiting program on campus.
Aug. 12, 2020 - After a decade-long break, the Army Reserve is back at one of the top senior military universities piloting a program to recruit cadets along with the 75th Innovation Command in Houston, Texas. The 81st Readiness Division...

81st Readiness Division's virtual farewell brings 'Family' together
81st Readiness Division Commanding General Brig. Gen. Kenneth D. Jones and his wife Cheryl walk out of a relinquishment of command ceremony held in Jones's honor July 30, 2020 at the division's headquarters building on Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Jones final official act was relinquishing command of the division to interim Commander Brig. Gen. Jospeh Ricciardi. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jessica Espinosa)
Aug. 4, 2020 - The U.S. Army Reserve's 81st Readiness Division bid farewell to Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Kenneth D. Jones, during a socially distanced relinquishment of command ceremony July 30 at the Headquarters Building on Fort...

81st Readiness Division leverages technology to get troops out the door more efficiently
May 5, 2020 - Readiness doesn’t take a day off. Despite travel restrictions, military technicians with the 81st Readiness Division (RD) ensured Reserve Soldiers were ready to respond in a moment’s notice. Reserve Personnel Action Centers...

81st Readiness Division couples to test relationship strengthening online tools
Chaplain (Maj.) Mark D. Williams, training and resource manager for the 81st Readiness Division, with his wife Sheri Leigh Williams, discusses the newly introduced online Strong Bonds course that will be going out to the field this month. They, like many Soldiers across the 81st RD, are on stay-home orders, working remotely, and have virtual battle assembly coming up — the perfect time to work on the communication and relationship-building course, according to the chaplain.
April 17, 2020 - The 81st Readiness Division is helping families through piloting an online Strong Bonds platform to support couples who may be staying home due to the novel coronavirus...
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Maj. Gen. Jami C. Shawley
Commanding General
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Command Sergeant Major Dennis J. Thomas
Command Sergeant Major
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