Staff Sgt. John Bustard, assigned to Task Force Wolf, guides a Cadet after exiting the gas chamber at Fort Knox, Ky. June 4, 2017. When Bustard, who first joined the Army in 1978, is not serving in the U.S. Army Reserve, he works as a civilian air traffic controller. The U.S. Army Reserve has increased its role in the officer accessions across all components of the Army Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard in order to meet the future demand for leaders. America’s Army Reserve generates combat ready units and Soldiers for the Army and Joint Warfighter that are trained, equipped, and lethal to win our Nation's wars.