Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of the Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, engages with Soldiers who are prepared to save lives thanks to the advanced medical training they receive through Global Medic, an annual training exercise run by the Medical Readiness and Training Command at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. Global Medic is a strategic, joint and multinational exercise that incorporates more than 2,000 troops from all branches of the military, along with several international allies, including Canada, Germany and Britain. MRTC is a subordinate command of Army Reserve Medical Command, headquartered in Pinellas Park, Florida.
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.
Maj. Gen. Mary E. Link, U.S. Army Reserve Medical Command commanding general, shares her story of service and leadership in the U.S. Army.
Operation Capital Medic – Leading the way for medical readiness Operation Capital Medic, a medical readiness mission held at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital for over a year now, is increasing the readiness of service members in the Washington, DC area. It is estimated that about 5000 Reserve and National Guard Soldiers live in the Washington, DC area, and Army Reserve Medical Command’s 7250th Medical Support Unit has provided medical and dental services to nearly 1500 of them, helping them get off the red list one Soldier at a time.
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, sends his message to the field about the Army Combat Fitness Test, the newest way the Army will evaluate the physical fitness and endurance of its Soldiers.
Lt. Col. Julie Fung-Hayes, an emergency physician and flight surgeon, shares why she loves serving in the U.S. Army Reserve. Learn more here:
COL Jay Johannigman, Army Reserve Physician, Cincinnati, OH, tells us why he loves the Army Reserve.
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey calls on U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers to "know what right looks like" hold themselves and each other accountable, and focus on the fundamentals of Fieldcraft.
#ArmyValues The Seven Core Army Values are what being a #USArmyReserve Soldier is all about. How do you live these values on and off the field? Learn more here:
LTG Charles D Luckey addresses concerns about the requirements for Ready Force X.
About seventy-five Medical professionals from Army Reserve Medical Command’s 7251st Medical Support Unit out of Albuquerque, New Mexico, are mobilizing to Fort Bliss, Texas for one year to support the medical portion of Soldier Readiness Processing, a mission that gets Service Members certified or medically green for whatever deployment they might be needed for.
Brave new world: Amid COVID-19 mitigation, Bliss SRPC resumed deployment operations in early May
Soldiers line up for a temperature check at Fort Bliss, Texas, May 7, 2020. The Soldier Readiness Processing Center at Bliss has adopted COVID-19 mitigation measures similar to Army CBRNE safety protocols to safeguard customers and technicians.
May 29, 2020 - When the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded this year and many phases of life were put on hold in the name of curbing the spread of the coronavirus, the Soldier Readiness Processing Center at Fort Bliss, Texas, was faced with a challenge: How does the busiest Mobilization Force Generation Installation in the Department of Defense continue to deliver personnel for contingency operations over five continents, but do it safely in respect to the current public health conditions.

Army Reserve laboratory officer in the fight against COVID-19
Lt. Col. Maria Espiritu, a clinical laboratory officer, working at Joint Base San Antonio Apr. 20 in support of the Department of Defense COVID-19 Response mission. Espiritu provides guidance to multiple clinical laboratories in the U.S. that provide testing for military medical professionals mobilized to support areas heavily impacted by COVID-19.
May 28, 2020 - "We have an obligation to the American people to keep our Soldiers healthy in order to serve in this fight, and I am proud to have been a part of that," said Lt. Col. Maria Espiritu, an Army Reserve clinical laboratory officer who oversees COVID-19 testing at multiple laboratories in the U.S. for mobilized military medical professionals.

Media, Pa., physician serves on the front lines of military COVID-19 response
Lt. Col. Robert A. Bassett wore a family photo on his medical gown so patients at Stamford Hospital – Bennett Medical Center in Connecticut would know what he looked like without his personal protective equipment. Bassett is an emergency medicine physician currently serving in an Army Reserve Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force and is one of more than 1200 Army Reserve medical professionals that have mobilized as part of the Department of Defense response to COVID-19.
May 26, 2020 - I can’t tell you how rewarding it was to be able to do my duty in service to our nation right here at home,” shared Lt. Col. Robert A. Bassett. “Nothing is more gratifying or inspiring than being able to have the mission be within our own borders and directly bring aid to our countrymen and countrywomen.“

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.

How the oldest Army medical unit teamed up against a new foe
Army Sgt. Marlenny Medina, assigned to the 1st Medical Brigade deployed from Fort Hood, Texas, in support of the Department of Defense COVID-19 response, asks a COVID-19 patient about his medical history, at the Javits New York Medical Station’s patient receiving dock, April 9, 2020. U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, is providing military support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help communities in need. (Spc. Nathan Hammack)
May 18, 2020 - In addition to deploying traditional military assets like the 9th and 627th Hospital Centers, the Army's 1st Medical Brigade had the opportunity to implement a military asset that didn’t exist at the beginning of the global pandemic: the Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force, a new concept in rapid-deployment medical assets provided by the U.S. Army Reserve.
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