Soldiers and civilians celebrate the 108th anniversary of the U.S. Army Reserve
Soldiers and civilians assigned to the U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters at Fort Bragg, N.C. form the number 1-0-8 in honor of the 108th anniversary of the of the U.S. Army Reserve. The U.S. Army Reserve was founded April 23, 1908, when Congress authorized the Army to establish a Medical Reserve Corps, the official predecessor of the U.S. Army Reserve. Over the years, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers have participated in every major military campaign to include; World War I, World War II, Korean War, Cold War, Desert Shield/Desert Storm and the Global War on Terrorism. Today, approximately 200,000 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers serve around the globe.