83rd U.S. Army Reserve Readiness Training Center
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 calls on U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers to "know what right looks like" and commit to following safety procedures.
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)
Adaptability and Resilience Lead to First Virtual Basic Leader Course
Spc. Tamie M. Norris, a learner from the U.S. Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy Camp Parks first virtual Basic Leader Course, records herself conducting a public speaking information brief from her home. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Department of Defense travel ban, the resident BLC course was transformed virtually using distributed learning platforms.
May 25, 2020 - “NCOs Make It Happen!” The cadre of the U.S. Army Noncommissioned Officer Academy Camp Parks recently lived up to their motto by leading the way into history by graduating the first virtual Basic Leader Course for the U.S. Army Reserve earlier this month.

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.

Retention Event Creates 100% Qualification Rate
Retention and training event hosted at Camp Atterbury by the U.S. Army Reserve Marksmanship Program consisted of a mix of precision and timed action shooting events shot on paper, pop-up, and steel targets from 25 to 400 meters with an ACFT component. The event also included a formal qualification with a 100% go rate among all participants.
Sept. 5, 2019 - Quality Army Reserve events maximize Soldier retention while providing enhanced training.

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. 

83rd ARRTC welcomes new commander
Incoming 83rd U.S. Army Reserve Readiness Training Center commander Col. Steven Egan passes the unit's colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Edward Roderiques, signifying the transfer of command from former commander Col. Kathleen Porter, during a ceremony at Waybur Theater May 3. (Photo Credit: Renee Rhodes, Fort Knox Visual Information )
May 6, 2019 - Col. Kathleen Porter, 83rd U.S. Army Reserve Readiness Training Center commander, relinquished command to Col. Steven Egan during a change of command ceremony at Fort Knox's Waybur Theater May 3. 

Colonel Steven F. Egan
Commanding Officer

Command Sergeant Major Corey A. Thompson
Command Sergeant Major

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