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NEWS | Feb. 14, 2020

Chief of Army Reserve at Fort McCoy

By Scott Sturkol Fort McCoy Public Affairs Office

Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, engages with and advises students during a presentation Feb. 7, 2020, at the Fort McCoy Noncommissioned Officer Academy and completed other events during an official visit to the post.

Luckey gave the students some career advice and important ideals to remember as they move forward as future leaders in the Army.

The lieutenant general also met with garrison officials about various projects and met with Joint-Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) training personnel to learn more about how the training is planned for 2020.

As the chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, he leads a community-based force of more than 200,000 Soldiers and civilians with a "footprint" that includes 50 states, five territories, and more than 30 countries, according to his biography.

The Army Reserve is a critical force provider of trained and ready units and Soldiers providing full spectrum capabilities essential for the Army to fight and win wars and respond to homeland emergencies on behalf of the American people, the biography states.

Located in the heart of the upper Midwest, Fort McCoy is the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin.

The installation has provided support and facilities for the field and classroom training of more than 100,000 military personnel from all services each year since 1984.

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