Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command

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What is your advice for junior leaders?
Who do you look up to for inspiration?
How do you keep your team motivated through conflict?
What challenges do you face in leading such a large organization?
What are your goals as Commanding General and Chief of the Army Reserve?
How has your past experience shaped you?
If you had five minutes to speak to junior Soldiers, what advice would she give them?
FEATURED VIDEOS
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.
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, wants you to not let your guard down as the holiday season approaches. COVID-19 is still a threat, and Soldiers and civilians should continue to take appropriate measures to keep others and themselves safe. Wear face masks, wash your hands and maintain social distance.
Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, Army Reserve Command, introduces her husband, Mr. John McCarthy, to the Army Reserve. Mr. McCarthy is working with Family Programs and looks forward to hearing from Soldiers, Civilian employees and Families during the upcoming months.
Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels hosts a panel talking about the future of the Army Reserve. Daniels and other panel members also answer questions from the field.
Lt. Gen. Jody J. Daniels, chief of the Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew J. Lombardo, command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Reserve, sign a proclamation to bring added attention to the complexity of suicide and emphasize the many resources and support available. For help, go to https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ or call 1-800-273-8255.
Lt. Gen. Jody J. Daniels assumed the role of Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command, on July 28, 2020, during a promotion and assumption of command ceremony on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Featured guests included Gen. James C. McConville, U.S. Army Chief of Staff; Lt. Gen Leopoldo Quintas, deputy commander of U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM); Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael Grinston; Maj. Gen A.C. Roper, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve; Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew Lombardo, command sergeant major, U.S. Army Reserve Command, and Maj. Gen (Ret.) Leslie Purser.
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IN THE NEWS
Daniels assumes command of U.S. Army Reserve

Army Reserve chief blazing trail for women

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Mar. 26, 2021

Women have broken many barriers throughout the Army’s history, most recently from joining the combat arms to...
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Army aggressively working to eliminate extremism...

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Mar. 15, 2021

As the Army continues efforts to improve diversity within its ranks, it is also reinforcing policies to...
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Chief of Army Reserve and Army Reserve command sergeant major engage civil affairs units

Chief of Army Reserve and Army Reserve command s...

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Feb. 09, 2021

Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, and Command...
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Shoot to kill the virus: Chief of Army Reserve r...

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Jan. 14, 2021

Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels, Chief of Army Reserve receives the COVID-19 vaccine shot.
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Lt. Gen. Daniels crashes the 721st ECC Virtual Battle Assembly

Lt. Gen. Daniels crashes 721st Engineer Construc...

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Nov. 19, 2020

What if you had a virtual battle assembly and the commanding general of the Army Reserve showed up? Virtually,...
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Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Andrew Banta, 1st Battalion, 338rd Regiment, gives instruction on Evaluating a Casualty to Soldiers from the 623rd Inland Cargo Transfer Company, during Operation Ready Warrior exercise, at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, August 22, 2020.

The Army Reserve’s return to collective training...

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Nov. 15, 2020

While the threat of the pandemic is not over, neither are the threats to our Nation. To remain ready, the Army...
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Deputy The Inspector General receives second star

Chief of Army Reserve hosts promotion ceremony o...

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Nov. 13, 2020

Lt. Gen. Jody Daniels, chief of the U.S. Army Reserve, hosted a promotion ceremony for U.S. Army Reserve Brig...
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Working together: Lessons from First Army large-scale mobilization operation forum

Working together: Lessons from First Army large-...

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Sep. 25, 2020

In the event of a large-scale mobilization operation against a peer adversary, reserve component Soldiers of...
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BIOGRAPHY



Lt. Gen. Jody J. Daniels
Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command

Lt. Gen. Jody J. Daniels assumed the role of Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command, on July 28, 2020. Daniels most recently served as the Commanding General of the 88th Readiness Division headquartered at Fort Snelling, Minn., and Fort McCoy, Wis. She has more than 36 years of active and reserve military service.

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ARMY RESERVE PRIORITIES

PEOPLE

People

Foster a mindset of teamwork, continuous learning, and growth so our Soldiers desire to continue to serve and lead.  Treat one another with dignity and respect.


READINESS

Readiness

Master the fundamentals.  Focus on junior leader development and attract new talent.


MODERNIZATION

Modernization

Position the Army Reserve for Multi-Domain Operations.  Mobilize quickly and employ the necessary capabilities to win the future fight.


STRENGTHEN ALLIANCES AND PARTNERSHIPS

Strengthen alliances and partnerships

Invest in partnerships that enable Soldiers to maintain healthy dual civilian-military career progression, meaningful Army Reserve service, and strong, supportive Families and communities.


REFORM

Reform

Empower subordinate leaders with authorities to successfully lead and train the Soldiers.  Remove unnecessary requirements that stifle progress.

SOCIAL MEDIA

READY NOW! SHAPING TOMORROW...