Most Army Reserve Soldiers served in combat support and combat service support units like the 319th Transportation Company from Augusta, Ga. While deployed to Vietnam, the unit transported ammunition and rations to the 1st Infantry Division near the Cambodian border.
TODAY'S RESERVE: THE BACKBONE OF THE ARMY
Today, the Army Reserve maintains more than 40 percent of the Transportation Corps responsible for moving supplies, troops and equipment anywhere on the globe.They are the backbone of the Army’s support and sustainment structure, providing advanced mobility on and off the battlefield.
Air traffic controllers, railway equipment repairers, and truck maintainers ensure the transfer of passengers, cargo, and equipment to and from air, land, and water.
Above: The 231st Transportation Company (Medium Boat), St. Petersburg, Fla., received the National Defense Transportation Award for their outstanding service in Vietnam