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Lt. Gen Charles D. Luckey gives guidance to Army Reserve Families about COVID-19 along with Julie Luckey, Army Reserve senior spouse, and Col. Mary Reed, U.S. Army Reserve Command Surgeon.
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 discusses Army Reserve Family Programs and its importance in supporting our Soldiers and their Families.
Congratulations to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 807th Medical Command Deployment Support (MCDS) for being selected as the Army Reserve winner for the annual DOD Reserve Family Readiness Award. Maj. Gen. A.C. Roper, deputy chief, Army Reserve, introduces and congratulates the award recipients. The award presentation took place on March 29, 2019, at the Pentagon Hall of Heroes. The ceremony was hosted by the Honorable James Stewart, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.

ARFP logo and sloganArmy Reserve Family Programs (ARFP) is a comprehensive blend of quality of life programs in support of Department of Defense activities. Family Programs is a Commander's force multiplier for mission readiness. Family programs staff serve as the primary coordinating resource, who provide a multitude of unit and community-based services that foster the growth, development, and readiness of Soldiers and Families assigned to the Command.

Additionally, Army Reserve Family Programs provides a single gateway to responsive Family Crisis Assistance.  ARFP provides a unit and community based solution that connects people to people.  By pinpointing Families-in-need and local community resources, the Army Reserve can quickly connect the Soldier Family and resources thus providing installation-commensurate services in the geographic location of the crisis.  



The Army Reserve is ensuring that services are delivered as effectively and efficiently as possible. As part of that deliberate and ongoing effort, the organization has shifted responsibility for the management and delivery of services to full-time, government employee staff at each of the four Readiness Divisions and the 9th Mission Support Command for a number of Family Programs related activities including the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program and Survivor Outreach Services and thereby are eliminating contracts in those areas. Transition for these services is underway and will continue throughout the summer of 2019.

  • The Army Reserve is committed to its Soldiers and Families; we are fully vested when it comes to the needs, well-being and quality of life of our currently serving Soldiers and their Families as well as Survivors of all servicemen and women we are responsible for supporting.
  • Each Readiness Division (63rd, 81st, 88th, and 99th) and the 9th Mission Support Command have dedicated and committed Family Programs teams to provide excellent and immediate services. Furthermore, additional government personnel are being placed at each of the five commands to ensure they have the ability to effectively manage these additional responsibilities.
  • By placing these services at the Readiness Divisions and 9th Mission Support Command with federal government civilian and military personnel, the Army Reserve is ensuring services are closest to the Soldiers and Families in need of support with personnel committed and dedicated to the mission.
  • Decisions regarding Family Programs contracts were not taken lightly. Contract transition plans and cancellations were undertaken only after careful review and analysis of services, potential duplication of services, and the capability of government personnel to meet those requirements.
  • While significant cost savings will occur from these actions, most important is ensuring effective delivery of services to our Soldiers, Families, and Survivor Families.
  • The Army Reserve is committed to ensuring prudent financial stewardship of all our programs and services. Using internal staff we can decrease our dependency on expensive contracted support with no degradation in the services provided.  
  • We recognize these transitions can be difficult and we are dedicated to ensuring that all personnel receive proper training, resources, and to complete an effective case management hand-offs. In particular, the Army Reserve is committed to ensuring we maintain our trust with the Survivor Families in which provide support services.


  • The Army Reserve is a part of the continuity of long term support and services to Surviving Families members assigned to USAR under the “One Army Component” regardless of the deceased Soldier’s’ component.
  • The Readiness Divisions (99th, 81st, 88th and 63rd) and the 9th Mission Support Command will provide Survivor Outreach Services by government personnel assigned to each of the seventeen (17) assigned coverage areas starting on 31 August 2019. This includes service to surviving Family members of Active Duty, National Guard Man Day (M-Day), and USAR Troop Program Unit (TPU) Soldiers, and referral support to surviving Family members of veterans and retirees.  
  • Regional Family Programs government staff and outgoing contracted case managers are undergoing a deliberate case file review and with a proper hand-off through the end of August 2019. Once a case has been thoroughly reviewed, the new case manager will reach out directly to the Survivor Family per contact instructions and the preferred method chosen by each Family.  
  • Notifications of this change in how services are provided to Survivor Families and contact information for new case managers were sent in May 2019. If a Survivor isn’t sure how to contact their case manager, he/she can contact 1-844-663-3269 to be referred directly to that individual.  
  • Survivors continue to be valued members of America’s Army. Your patience and Understanding is appreciated while we transition your case to our Family Programs personnel within your local area.


  • Yellow Ribbon program management has been distributed to each of the four Readiness Divisions and the 9th Mission Support Command in order to enhance delivery of services and training at the regional level.  
  • A team of dedicated government personnel at USARC Headquarters remains in place to provide YRRP oversight and support to the Readiness Divisions and 9th Mission Support Command as required.  
  • Additional government personnel are being placed within each Readiness Division and 9th Missions Support Command to manage additional responsibilities.

Fisher House Foundation Scholarships for Military Children open season begins 17 December for the 2019 scholarship program  Applications must be submitted online at  This site also provides information on additional scholarship opportunities for Military Children.


Samsung American Legion Scholarship

Notice: The Samsung Scholarship online application process will begin February 14th, 2020.

Worldwide electronics leader Samsung endowed a scholarship fund of $5 million to be administered by The American Legion in 1996. Meant to show appreciation for U.S. veterans who came to Korea's aid during its struggle against communist forces in the Korean War, the Samsung American Legion Scholarship Program established a series of scholarships derived from interest and other income from the principal amount. As of 2019 the Samsung American Legion Scholarship has awarded more than $6.5 million in college scholarships to 2,308 applicants since its inception in 1996.  For additional information and to apply visit .


Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship

It is important to acknowledge the sacrifices of our service members who preserve our freedom, but that is not enough. The sacrifices of the children of those who served should also be honored. Providing funds to assist these children so they can pursue higher education is a concrete way of showing how much we, as a nation, care.

The American Legion Auxiliary sponsors the Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship to support the children of our warriors. These scholarships are awarded to 15 students annually who excel in academics and volunteer in their communities.  For additional information and to apply visit

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The USARC Chaplain Directorate is taking this opportunity to re-introduce the Army Reserve (AR) Battle Buddy Application (APP) for the iPhone, iPad and Android Smartphones.  The APP provides detailed intervention, awareness and prevention information concerning the Army’s Suicide Prevention Program and Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program.  This user friendly APP helps the AR Soldier be a better Battle Buddy by providing the tools and information needed to assist in suicide intervention and other situations before they reach crisis proportions.  For instructions on how to download this app click here.

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