602nd Medical Company Area Support Soldiers practice triage on a mass decontamination line during Guardian Response, at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center on April 29, 2021.
602nd Medical Company Area Support Soldiers practice triage on a mass decontamination line during Guardian Response, at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center on April 29, 2021.
Staff Sgt. Amy L. Errickson, of the 78th Training Division out of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey coordinated the retrieval, identification, and transportation of simulated human remains during Guardian Response 21, at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, April 29, 2021. Guardian Response is a homeland emergency response exercise. Exercise participants receive realistic training that validates their ability to support the Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) in the event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) catastrophe. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Staff Sgt. Rodney Roldan).
Soldiers from the 307th Chemical Company out of Bell, CA practiced decontamination techniques during Guardian Response, at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, April 21, 2021. Guardian Response is a field training exercise that validates U.S. Army units' ability to support the Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) in the event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) catastrophe. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Staff Sgt. Rodney Roldan)
The 81st Regional Support Command marketing video. The 81st RSC provides essential customer care and services to Soldiers, Civilians and their Families in the Southeast Region and Puerto Rico, enabling supported commanders and leaders to maximize resources and meet global requirements.
Army Reserve Soldier trains alongside New York Army National Guard
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Jimmy Aparicio (left), a wheeled vehicle mechanic for the 215th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment out of New Orleans, La., alongside Spc. Phoenix MacRabie, a wheeled vehicle mechanic from the New York Army National Guard’s 204th Engineer Battalion cuts a pipe during Guardian Response 21 at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., April 24, 2021. Guardian Response is a homeland emergency response exercise commanded by the 78th Training Division to simulate disaster response training to sharpen the skills and increase the capabilities of U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers.
May 3, 2021 - When the opportunity to get extra training presented itself, one Army Reserve Soldier volunteered to work alongside the New York Army National Guard to get the advanced skills. Spc. Jimmy Aparicio, a wheeled vehicle mechanic...

Army Reserve Soldier: Actor and public affairs NCO
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Rodney Roldan, training and operations noncommissioned officer (NCO) for the 209th Public Affairs Detachment (Broadcast) in Rome, Georgia, acted as a farmer in a movie March 24, 2021. Roldan played the part in the film “Outlaws in the Way” (2017).
March 26, 2021 - "You shouldn't limit yourself to what you can experience and learn," said Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Rodney Roldan, training and operations noncommissioned officer (NCO) for the 209th Public Affairs Detachment (Broadcast) in...

Army Reserve general officers share best practices with UNG cadets
Nearly 300 University of North Georgia cadets participated in the lunch and learn March 9, in both an in-person and virtual format. The hour-long event included vignettes on how best to leverage staff when coming up the ranks, coping with adversity, emotional intelligence, finding strength in crisis and diversity.
March 12, 2021 - The 81st Readiness Division commanding general, along with four other Army Reserve general officers, hosted a lunch and learn with cadets at the University of North Georgia March 9, 2021...

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...

Maj. Gen. Jami C. Shawley
Commanding General
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