Since April 1986, the Army has observed Month of the Military Child to recognize and honor the commitment, contributions and sacrifices military children make to our nation. The theme of this year’s observance is “Military Children and Youth: A Resilient Force in a Changing World.”
Garrison Commander Col. Michael D. Poss and Garrison Command Sergeant Major Paul Mantha observe Month of the Military Child along with their families and Fort McCoy Child and Youth Services staff at Fort McCoy, Wis.
During Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, or SAAPM, the Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program reinforces every member of the Army team’s responsibility to prevent sexual assault, sexual harassment, and associated retaliation, while ensuring professional, compassionate, and comprehensive care and support if these incidents occur.
Command Sgt. Maj. Kelli Harr talks about resilience through severe injury and overcoming stigma and obstacles.
Every day 17.6 veterans commit suicide. In fact, the suicide rate for veterans is 1.5 times higher than non-veteran adults and most suicides occur from veterans who haven't deployed. These staggering facts caused me to take a step back and think about how I can use my Army, video, and dance background to tell this sensitive yet important topic in a vastly different way to help educate and change lives. Filmed on location in Death Valley Original singer songwriter - Zoe Wees Cover by Atlus
Cmd. Sgt. Maj. Andrew Lombardo, U.S. Army Reserve command sergeant major, demonstrates the Expert Soldier Badge tasks for the M249 machine gun.
Brig. Gen. Kris Belanger, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Human Resources Command and director of the Reserve Personnel Management Directorate discusses RPMD and AR-SAP, the Army Reserve - Soldier Assignment Profile. Produced by Glenn Schrock and Scott Bakalars
Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, speaks out against sexual assault and sexual harassment in our ranks. All of us must work together to create an environment of trust and respect.
Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, speaks out against extremism. Extremism is not welcome in our ranks and we must get back to the culture of dignity and respect so that we can be ready now, shaping tomorrow.
In the fight against COVID-19, it's not only important to choose the right mask but also to wear it properly. Cover both your mouth and your nose. You may be asymptomatic and infect others without knowing it. Your mask protects others. Their masks protect you. Take the fight seriously. Wear your mask.
Today's Army Reserve covers more than 20 time zones across five continents. Our people are the most important weapon system in accomplishing the mission, ensuring units are ready and capable to deliver victory. Our Soldiers are mentally tough, with a desire to serve their country now, and lead troops into the fight of tomorrow. In an every-changing landscape of both visible and invisible threats, we stand ready to defeat our enemies, anytime, anywhere. Modernization drives our ability to support operations in the multi-domain environment. We will mobilize rapidly with the right capabilities to win the future fight. America's Army Reserve is ready now, shaping tomorrow.
Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. Take time to reach out to those affected and raise awareness of treatment services. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255; Text TALK to 741741.
If you are interested in receiving an Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship and commissioning into the Army Reserve, the GRFD Scholarship Minuteman Campaign covers 4 years of full tuition and fees or $10,000 for room and board at colleges and universities served by an Army ROTC program.
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Enhanced Training Using Local Marksmanship Programs
Using local events and resources, the 3-335th TSBn  (85th Reserve Support Command) has prepared multiple teams for national-level military competition. Team Blackhawk: Front row, from left: SSG Prado, SSG Belot. Back row, from left: SSG Eisen, 1SG Brunet, SFC Rosendorn.
April 9, 2021 - Available to improve training for all units in the Army Reserve, local, inexpensive marksmanship events enhance Soldier readiness...

USACAPOC(A) Best Warrior Competitors hail from around the U.S.
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Jonathan Chacon, right, a civil affairs specialist with the 426th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), demonstrates to his fellow competitors how to maintain an M2 .50-caliber machine gun during the first day of the 2021 the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition at Fort Jackson, S.C. The USACAPOC(A) BWC is an annual competition that brings in the best Soldiers across USACAPOC(A) to earn the title of “Best Warrior.” BWC tests the Soldiers’ individual ability to adapt and overcome challenging scenarios and battle-focused events, testing their technical and tactical skills under stress and extreme fatigue.
April 8, 2021 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from across the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) are gathered to show their Warrior skills and compete in the USACAPOC(A) 2021 Best Warrior Competition, held...

‘Tis the season
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Daniel Bush, left, civil affairs specialist with the 353rd Civil Affairs Command, and Staff Sgt. Marco Campos, right, a civil affairs specialist with the 410th Civil Affairs Battalion, greet each other during the inprocessing portion of the 2021 U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition at Fort Jackson, S.C. on April 6. Soldiers from across the nation traveled to compete in the 2021 U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition, hosted from April 5-10, at Fort Jackson, S.C. The USACAPOC(A) BWC is an annual competition that brings in the best Soldiers across USACAPOC(A) to earn the title of “Best Warrior” among their peers after being evaluated on their individual ability to adapt and overcome challenging scenarios and battle-focused events, testing their technical and tactical abilities under stress and extreme fatigue.
April 7, 2021 - They say the only things certain in life are death and taxes but if you are in the U.S. Army Reserve, there’s a third – Best Warrior Competition (BWC). Hosted by Sergeants Major across all functional and geographic commands,...

SDDC, Total Force team load first DEFENDER-Europe 21 equipment
The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command is once again moving cargo to Europe in support of DEFENDER-Europe 21. A Total-Force team of active-duty, National Guard and Reserve Soldiers, civilians and commercial partners began loading the Military Sealift Command’s U.S. Naval Ship Bob Hope March 24, 2021 in support of Immediate Response, a linked exercise to DEFENDER-Europe 21, at the port of Jacksonville.
April 7, 2021 - The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command is once again moving cargo to Europe in support of DEFENDER-Europe 21. A Total-Force team of active-duty, National Guard and Reserve Soldiers, civilians and commercial...

One Year Later: Military Historians Continue to Document Army’s COVID Response
Army Reserve Capt. Melissa Powers, officer in charge, 90th Military History Detachment, conducts an historical interview while at Navajo Nation in Gallup, N.M., Feb. 18, 2021. Interviews such as this allow Powers and the 90th MHD team to provide a complete historical picture to the U.S. Army's COVID-19 response. Since being mobilize in April 2020, the 90th MHD has conducted more than 100 historical record interviews.
April 7, 2021 - Documenting the U.S. Army’s response to the COVID-19 global pandemic has been the mission of military historians from the 88th Readiness Division for the past year, and is scheduled to continue through the end of 2021. The...

National Guard general takes command of Division West
Maj. Gen. Richard Johnson, First Army Division West commanding general.
April 7, 2021 - For a career that started with the Massachusetts Army National Guard and involved five overseas combat tours since 1991, now totaling over 31 years of military service as a Civilian-Soldier, Maj. Gen. Richard F. Johnson...

Profiles in Space - Spc. Byron Wright, active duty to Army Reserve Soldier
Spc. Byron Wright, a satellite communications operator and maintainer, (25 Sierra military occupational specialty) with the Army Reserves’ 2nd Space Battalion, talks about his military career at Fort Carson, Colorado.
April 7, 2021 - Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Spc. Byron Wright, the youngest of a family of five brothers, was disillusioned with college and decided to join the Army to get job skills in a field he was interested in – technology. Now,...

Army Reserve doctor looks back at Camp Arifjan tour, vaccines, ambassador's thanks
Army Reserve Lt. Col. Frank Vazzana, a Tampa, Florida-area physician, deployed to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, with the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) served as the command surgeon for the 1st Theater Sustainment Command's operational command post. Vazzana said the Soldiers and other personnel at the camp received excellent medical care and by the end of April 2021, everyone who wants a COVID-19 vaccine can get one. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Neil W. McCabe)
April 7, 2021 - The command surgeon for the 1st Theater Sustainment Command's operational command post here said he is wrapping up this his fifth overseas deployment happy with his team and their work. "I really found a great group of...

Camp Arifjan DLA civilian recognized by 'Alexandria Celebrates Women'
Gee Hyun McNease, the deputy commander of the Defense Logistics Agency Support Team-Kuwait, deployed to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, was recognized as one of the five honorees by the Alexandria Celebrates Woman at its annual awards ceremony held March 29, 2021 in McNease's hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. McNease, who works at the DLA headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, said she volunteered for this six-month tour in order to gain more operational experience. Her other overseas DLA tour was to Camp Speicher, Iraq in 2008. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Neil W. McCabe.)
April 7, 2021 - A Department of Defense Civilian deployed here with the Defense Logistics Agency's Kuwait support team was recognized March 29, 2021, as one of five honorees by Alexandria Celebrates Women.Gee Hyun McNease, deputy commander...

Army Reserve mobilization concept put to test
Soldiers from the Army Reserve’s 38th Regional Support Group, along with Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst’s 174th Infantry Brigade and Army Support Activity-Fort Dix, participate in MOBEX’21 to test the base’s viability as a Mobilization Force Generation Installation. As part of the MFGI concept, Army Reserve and National Guard units are task organized to establish the Mobilization Support Force in order to provide administrative and logistics support during mobilization activities required for mobilizing units. The MFGI concept is another way in which the Army Reserve is remaining ready today while shaping tomorrow.
April 6, 2021 - The Army Reserve’s 38th Regional Support Group conducted annual training here in early March as part of MOBEX’21 to test the base’s viability as a Mobilization Force Generation Installation. “The MFGI concept is in place to...

Soldiers, Civilians, Guests Celebrate United States Army Reserve Legal Command Change of Command
The colorguard of the United States Army Reserve Legal Command retires the colors during a change of command ceremony held Friday, March 26 on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia.
April 6, 2021 - Soldiers, civilians and distinguished guests of the U.S. Army Reserve Legal Command recently welcomed a new commander while reflecting on the unit’s distinguished service in the face of adversity caused by the COVID-19...

Former Commanding General is the newly appointed Army Reserve Ambassador
Brig. Gen. Timothy Connelly, Commanding General of the 9th MSC, welcomes the newly appointed Army Reserve Ambassador, Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Alexander Kozlov.
April 6, 2021 - One of the greatest benefits of being a Soldier in the U.S. Army Reserve is that while having a full time career in the civilian sector, Reservists can still fulfill their duty by serving the nation. Juggling two careers can...

Columbus Recruiting Battalion Hosts Women’s History Panel Discussion
Staff Sergeant Kayla Stock, an Army recruiter with the Western Hills Army Recruiting Station in Cincinnati, Ohio; Sergeant Rosilyn Stallworth an Army recruiter with the Huber Heights Army Recruiting Station in Huber Heights, Ohio; and Staff Sergeant Lakisha Gibson, an Army recruiter out of the Columbus East U.S. Army Recruiting Center in Columbus, Ohio (left to right) visit the Columbus Recruiting Station in Whitehall, Ohio to discuss the opportunities the Army has provided for themselves and their families during a Women's History Month panel discussion March 3, 2021.
April 1, 2021 - In celebration of Women’s History Month, three female Army recruiters from different recruiting offices throughout Ohio, met at the Columbus Recruiting Battalion in Whitehall, Ohio March 10, 2021 for a panel discussion on the...

Army Reserve general signs April Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month proclamation at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Justin Swanson, deployed to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, as the deputy commanding general of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command, signs the Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Proclamation for April 2021. Swanson said one of the reasons he is committed to sexual assault awareness and prevention is that he worries about his own two daughters if they were to join the Army. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Neil W. McCabe)
March 31, 2021 - The deputy commanding general of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command signed a proclamation proclaiming April 2021 as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month March 27...

U.S. Army Reserve Officer Reflects on her 20-Year Career: From German Native to U.S. Army Reserve Veterinary Preventive Medicine Officer
Maj. Stephanie Wire is a Veterinary Preventive Medicine Veterinary Officer (64B) for the 445th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Support) under the 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support).
March 31, 2021 - Maj. Stephanie Wire immigrated to the United States from Munich, Germany, in 1996, and became a U.S. citizen three weeks before the September 11th attacks. Now, Wire is coming up on her 20-year anniversary serving in the U.S...

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