Soldiers with the U.S. Army Reserve’s 78th Army Band perform at Times Square in Manhattan Nov. 10 in celebration of Veterans Day. Attending the concert was Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Readiness Division. This event was one of dozens of engagements held throughout New York City as part of the U.S. Army’s Meet Your Army Week.
Sgt. 1st Class Paul Harding, a Soldier with the U.S. Army Reserve’s 78th Army Band, performs at Times Square in Manhattan Nov. 10 in celebration of Veterans Day. Attending the concert was Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Readiness Division. This event was one of dozens of engagements held throughout New York City as part of the U.S. Army’s Meet Your Army Week.
Soldiers with the U.S. Army Reserve’s 78th Army Band perform at Times Square in Manhattan Nov. 10 in celebration of Veterans Day. Attending the concert was Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Readiness Division. This event was one of dozens of engagements held throughout New York City as part of the U.S. Army’s Meet Your Army Week.
The United States Army Reserve Command announced, Nov. 13 that Julio Aponte has been selected as the new command executive officer at the 1st Mission Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, with headquarters at Fort Buchanan. The Command Executive Officer position is the senior federal civilian employee in the U.S. Army in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. (Photo Credit: Spc. Juan Jose Robles Diaz)
The 94th Training Division-Force Sustainment Color Guard and brigade commanders stand fast during the unit’s Change of Command ceremony held at the Fort Lee’s McLaughlin Fitness Center at Fort Lee, Va., on Aug. 5, 2018. Brig. Gen. Hector Lopez served as the 94th TD-FS commanding general for two years upon his relinquishment of command to Brig. Gen. Stephen Iacovelli. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Ebony Gay, 94th TD-FS Public Affairs Office)
Brig. Gen. Stephen Iacovelli, 94th Training Division-Force Sustainment incoming commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Sharon Campbell, 94th TD-FS command sergeant major, partake in the cutting of the congratulatory cake during the division Change of Command ceremony reception held at the Fort Lee’s McLaughlin Fitness Center at Fort Lee, VA on Aug. 5, 2018. Brig. Gen. Hector Lopez served as the 94th TD-FS commanding general for two years upon his relinquishment of command to Iacovelli. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Ebony Gay, 94th TD-FS Public Affairs Office)
Brig. Gen. Stephen Iacovelli, 94th Training Division-Force Sustainment incoming commanding general, renders his first salute to Col. Sandra Forrest, 94th TD-FS assistant division commander upon the close of the unit’s Change of Command ceremony held at the Fort Lee’s McLaughlin Fitness Center at Fort Lee, VA on Aug. 5, 2018. Brig. Gen. Hector Lopez served as the 94th TD-FS commanding general for two years upon his relinquishment of command to Iacovelli. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Ebony Gay, 94th TD-FS Public Affairs Office)
Brig. Gen. Stephen Iacovelli, 94th Training Division-Force Sustainment incoming commanding general (left) and Brig. Gen. Hector Lopez (right), outgoing 94th Training Division-Force Sustainment commanding general bow their heads for prayer upon the close of the unit’s Change of Command ceremony held at the Fort Lee’s McLaughlin Fitness Center at Fort Lee, VA on Aug. 5, 2018. Brig. Gen. Hector Lopez served as the 94th TD-FS commanding general for two years upon his relinquishment of command to Iacovelli. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Ebony Gay, 94th TD-FS Public Affairs Office)
Brig. Gen. Stephen Iacovelli, 94th Training Division-Force Sustainment incoming commanding general, gives remarks after taking command of the 94th TD-FS during the unit’s Change of Command ceremony held at the Fort Lee’s McLaughlin Fitness Center at Fort Lee, VA on Aug. 5, 2018. Brig. Gen. Hector Lopez served as the 94th TD-FS commanding general for two years upon his relinquishment of command to Iacovelli. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Ebony Gay, 94th TD-FS Public Affairs Office)
Brig. Gen. Hector Lopez, 94th Training Division-Force Sustainment outgoing commanding general, gives remarks after relinguishing command of the 94th TD-FS during the unit’s Change of Command ceremony held at the Fort Lee’s McLaughlin Fitness Center at Fort Lee, VA on Aug. 5, 2018. Lopez served as the 94th TD-FS commanding general for two years upon his relinquishment of command to Iacovelli. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Ebony Gay, 94th TD-FS Public Affairs Office)
U.S. Army Reserve News
Aponte is new command executive officer at 1st Mission Support Command
The United States Army Reserve Command announced, Nov. 13 that Julio Aponte has been selected as the new command executive officer at the 1st Mission Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, with headquarters at Fort Buchanan. The Command Executive Officer position is the senior federal civilian employee in the U.S. Army in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. (Photo Credit: Spc. Juan Jose Robles Diaz)
Nov. 14, 2018 - The United States Army Reserve Command announced, Nov. 13 that Julio Aponte has been selected as the new command executive officer at the 1st Mission Support Command, U.S. Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, with headquarters at Fort Buchanan.

Fort Lee’s 94th Division commanding general retires, unit welcomes new commander
Brig. Gen. Stephen Iacovelli, 94th Training Division- Force Sustainment incoming commanding general passes the unit guidon to Command Sgt. Maj. Sharon Campbell, 94th TD-FS command sergeant major, as he inherits command of the division during the unit’s Change of Command ceremony during the unit’s ceremony held at the Fort Lee’s McLaughlin Fitness Center at Fort Lee, VA on Aug. 5, 2018. Brig. Hector Lopez served as the 94th TD-FS commanding general for two years upon his relinquishment of command to Iacovelli. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Maj. Ebony Gay, 94th TD-FS Public Affairs Office)
Nov. 14, 2018 - The 94th Training Division-Force Sustainment, a down-trace unit of the 80th Training Command (The Army School System), gathered at Fort Lee’s McLaughlin Fitness Center to bid farewell to Brig. Gen. Hector Lopez and welcome Brig. Gen. Stephen Iacovelli as the new division commander on Aug. 5, 2018, during the unit’s change of command ceremony.

Army Reserve leader welcomes new Soldiers at 9/11 Memorial
Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Readiness Division, delivers remarks Nov. 7 during a Salute to Service ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial Museum in Manhattan. Kok delivered the Oath of Enlistment and served as keynote speaker during the event, which was one of dozens of engagements held throughout the city as part of the U.S. Army’s Meet Your Army Week.
Nov. 13, 2018 - The U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Readiness Division paid tribute to veterans Nov. 7 during a Salute to Service ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial Museum here.

Army Reserve leader helps build bikes for military children
The U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Readiness Division joined pharmaceutical company Pfizer and the USO of Metropolitan New York Nov. 8 to build bicycles for military children at Pfizer World Headquarters in Manhattan. Pictured are (from left): Ilana Barishman, marketing director for Pfizer; Capt. Jason Morgan, outgoing aide-de-camp, 99th DIV(R); Maj. Gen. Troy D. Kok, 99th DIV(R) commanding general; and P.J. Lim, immigration paralegal for Pfizer.
Nov. 13, 2018 - The U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Readiness Division joined pharmaceutical company Pfizer and the USO of Metropolitan New York Nov. 8 to build bicycles for military children at Pfizer World Headquarters here.

Lt. Gen. Luckey among senior leaders mentoring future force
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief of the Army Reserve and commanding general of U.S. Army Reserve Command, and ROTC cadets, who commissioned into the Army Reserve, pose for a portrait after a development conference for ROTC cadets at Howard University, Washington, Nov. 7, 2018. The conference included cadets from 22 universities and 10 senior leaders from the U.S. Army. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Audrey Hayes)
Nov. 12, 2018 - Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command, joined nine other general officers at Howard University, in Washington, to mentor future leaders of America’s Army during a discussion panel Nov. 7.