Tag: citizen soldier

Breaking the barrier into higher education
April 18, 2019
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Laura Crespo, a bandsman for the 78th Army Band, performs “Time after time” with Spc. Luis Gastaliturris, a bandsman with the 78th Army Band, for the West End House Boys and Girls Club in Allston, Massachusetts, April 12. Crespo is a senior at Berklee School of Music. The U.S. Army Reserve provided Crespo with opportunities away from her hometown in Puerto Rico. “My mom always said take the first opportunity to leave Puerto Rico, and make a life out there,” said Crespo.

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers: Always on the trail
June 26, 2018
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers: Always on the Trail

Reserve Soldier strives for academic excellence
March 27, 2017
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Kristin Welch, with the 303rd Psychological Operations Company, pulls rear security Saturday, March 25, 2017, during a unit field exercise in Pennsylvania. She is a full time student pursuing a graduate degree in Art History.