Maj. Gen. Mark Palzer, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve's 99th Readiness Division, talks about the impact of potential extremism in the ranks and the responsibilities of commands to foster an environment free of discrimination, hate and harassment.
Retired Maj. Alvin Lopez (left) and retired Sgt. 1st Class Yara Lopez have worked together as both Soldiers and civilians for more than 20 years while managing a 17-year marriage with two children. They both officially retired together on Dec. 31, 2020. The pair currently works for the 99th Readiness Division headquartered on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. (courtesy photo)
New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way and the New Jersey Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Commission hosted the state’s annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 19 at the N.J. State Museum Auditorium in Trenton. Maj. Lakisha Earl-Hale, G-1 chief of plans for the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Readiness Division headquartered at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, served as guest speaker for the event.
The 99th Readiness Division welcomes their new Command Sergeant Major John Zimmerman.
The U.S. Army Reserve promotes officers through scholarships that allow them to go to school while serving their country.
This is the third installment of the 99th Readiness Division's Readiness Report. This is a quarterly video broadcast aimed to feature news around the division featuring readiness, programs and Soldiers skills.
Suicides among our ranks affect not only Families but also unit readiness and morale - directly hampering the capability, combat-readiness, and lethality of America's Army Reserve.
Maj. Saphira Ocasio, with the 200th Military Police Command, shares her personal story about how a struggle with her sexual identity brought her face-to-face with thoughts of suicide. This story is part of a series of videos for "Voices of Strength," a campaign produced by the 200th MP Command's Suicide Prevention and Public Affairs Staff Offices. The video series offers a revamped look at suicide prevention, using real, unscripted stories of U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers involved with suicide, either through personal thoughts or attempts, the loss of a loved one, loss of a Soldier, or through the perspective of the investigative officers. The goal of these videos is to offer new content for suicide prevention training and discussion during unit training activities to reduce suicide rates across the force. These U.S. Army Reserve videos are produced by David Dummer and directed by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret, and edited by both in a collaborative effort. All interviews were filmed at the Defense Media Activity studios. For more credits, please see video credits at the end of each film.

Maj. Gen. Rodney L. Faulk
Commanding General, 99th Readiness Division
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