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LTG Charles D Luckey addresses concerns about the requirements for Ready Force X.
Dorchester students visit Army Reserve maintenance facility
Nicholas Mahon, 17, a diesel mechanic student with the DCCTC, checks out  the latest software Soldiers are using for the automated turret.
Dec. 18, 2019 - The Army Reserve’s 81st Readiness Division out of Fort Jackson, South Carolina, hosted diesel mechanic students from the Dorchester County Career and Technology Center to showcase military vocations and opportunities at a maintenance facility at Joint Base Charleston on Dec. 11, 2019.

Weathering the storm: 81st RD makes major progress in Puerto Rico
Major Gen. Kenneth Jones inspects a bathroom at one of the 81st’s facilities in Puerto Nuevo, which received substantial repairs after Hurricane Maria.
Nov. 14, 2019 - The 81st Readiness Division Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Kenneth Jones, and Command Sgt. Maj. Levi Maynard visited Puerto Rico to check on recovery progress made since Hurricane Maria hit in 2017. The hurricane caused island-wide devastation, including to the U.S. Army Reserve’s 12 sites outside Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico.

Soldiers and Families learn about resources to help them face unique challenges of serving in the U.S. Army Reserve at Yellow Ribbon
Chief of the U.S. Army Reserve and the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, welcomed mobilizing or recently deployed U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and their Families at an 81st Readiness Division Yellow Ribbon program event, June 14-16, 2019 near Orlando, Fla. Hosted by the 81st Readiness Division, the Yellow Ribbon Program provides Soldiers and Families classes, workshops, panels and presentations that highlight the numerous organizations and programs provided to support Soldiers and their Families throughout the deployment process and return to civilian life.  (U.S. Army Photo by Capt. Daniel Brown)
June 19, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and their Families face unique challenges that separate them from their active duty counterparts, cause stress for civilian employment and strain families, and Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief of the U.S. Army Reserve and the commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve Command is charged with maintaining a sustainable combat-ready force.

Army announces Expert Soldier Badge
Army senior leaders announced the implementation of the Expert Soldier Badge, June 14. Similar to the Expert Infantryman Badge and the Expert Field Medical Badge, the ESB will allow commanders the opportunity to recognize Soldiers outside the Infantry, Special Forces and medical communities who have met a high standard of performance in physical fitness and warfighting tasks. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army graphic)
June 17, 2019 - In conjunction with the U.S. Army's 244th Birthday, the Army announced a new proficiency badge today, called the Expert Soldier Badge. The ESB is designed to improve lethality, recognize excellence in Solder combat skills and increase individual, unit and overall Army readiness. The ESB is the equivalent of the Expert Infantry Badge and Expert Field Medical Badge but for all other military occupational specialties in the Army. Commanders will soon be able to use the badge to recognize Soldiers who attain excellence in physical fitness and marksmanship and a high standard of expertise in land navigation and performing warfighting tasks. 

Johnson named Army Civilian IG of the Year
Ronald Johnson, the U.S. Army Reserve Command deputy Inspector General, was recently named the 2018 Department of the Army Civilian IG of the Year. Johnson, a retired colonel and infantry officer, has been serving in his current position since 2011. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Timothy L. Hale/U.S. Army Reserve Command)
April 26, 2019 - Ronald Johnson, the U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC) Deputy Inspector General, was named the 2018 Department of the Army Civilian IG at a recent ceremony held at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

81st Readiness Division work for Clean Sweep of obsolete equipment
Soldiers from the various facilities that were visited, helped with loading out the equipment identified for turn in. Most if the equipment was transported and centralized, so Mr. Bell and Mr. Jones didn't have to pick up at all 26 locations.
April 19, 2019 - It was a joint effort from members of 26 facilities. The mission: “Operation Clean Sweep”. Operation Clean Sweep is mission to dispose of obsolete and broken equipment that have been plaguing facilities for years. Soldiers and Civilians participated in week-long mission they expect to improve the efficiency of operations in Army Reserve Centers.

Joint effort to battle suicide among Soldiers
Reserve, Active and National Guard Soldiers and family members participated in a multi-component, joint-training opportunity at McCrady Range. The garrison, 81st Readiness Division and S.C. National Guard Suicide Prevention Program Managers conducted the joint-training to include Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training and Suicide-to-Hope. Photos by Mr. Michael Mascari, 81st Readiness Division.
Feb. 6, 2019 - The 81st Readiness Division is leading the charge in a multi-compo effort to defeat a common enemy: Suicide.

Connections and Camaraderie: 81st Readiness Division builds relationships during Yellow Ribbon Event
Soldiers and their families gathered in the ballroom to kick off the year’s first Yellow Ribbon event at the 81st Readiness Division Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Event conducted Jan. 12, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. More than 350 soldiers and family members attended this two-day event designed to help service members and their families prepare for and transition from a deployment. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Maria Henderson, 204th PAD)
Jan. 16, 2019 - More than 350 mobilizing or recently deployed U.S. Army Reserve soldiers and their families gathered in Orlando, Florida, for the 81st Readiness Division Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Event Jan 12, 2019.

WWI Centennial: Honoring a Legacy of Bravery and Sacrifice
Service members and civilians of the U.S. and France pay tribute to WWI era U.S. service members during the WWI Centennial Commemoration at the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery located in Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, France, Sep. 23.  

The ceremony was held to remember and honor the 14,246 service members buried here who gave their lives during the Muese-Argonne Offensive 100 years ago.
Oct. 10, 2018 - U.S. and French service members and civilians joined together throughout northern France in late September to honor the bravery and sacrifices of the American Expeditionary Forces who liberated the area a century ago.

Career Soldier rejuvenates his career and life
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, left, commanding general of the 85th Support Command pauses for a photo with Staff Sgt. Joel Rogers, assigned to the 2-346th Training Support Battalion, 85th Support Command, at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, July 22, 2018. Rogers received a coin of excellence for his achievements in overcoming a life-impacting event, and taking charge of his life.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by 1st Lt. Gerald Charleston)
Sept. 7, 2018 - “My (military) career was over in April of 2016, said Staff Sgt. Joel Rogers, assigned to the 2-346th Training Support Battalion, 85th Support Command. “I put in a retirement packet and then I started feeling my energy come back.”
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