A team of medics with the 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, conducted a Combat Lifesaver Course for a class of 16 members of the Italian Army, Navy, Air Force and Carabinieri (National Police) on Base Militar Italiano de Supporte, Jan. 14-18. (U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Kirsten Brandes)
Today's Army Reserve covers more than 20 time zones across five continents. We are a battle-tested force facing a future with sophisticated adversaries. We must shift our focus and continue to adapt. We must be physically fit, mentally tough, and determined to defeat the enemy and dominate our foes. America's Army Reserve: the most capable, combat-ready, lethal federal reserve force in the history of the nation. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Calvin Reimold, Spc. Maria Casneiro and Sgt. 1st Class Jerimiah Richardson)
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa supports Djibouti’s fight against COVID-19
Dr. Saleh Banoita Tourab, Executive Secretary of the Djiboutian Ministry of Health, speaks during a cermony held at Bouffard Hospital in Djibouti City, Djibouti, June 25, 2020. Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), donated 60 beds valued at $9,400 to the Djiboutian Ministry of Health for its efforts during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dylan Murakami)
July 6, 2020 - Members of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), in coordination with the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), delivered approximately $9,400 worth of hospital beds to the Djibouti Ministry of Health during a ceremony at the Bouffard Hospital in Djibouti City, Djibouti, June 25.

FAQs: COVID-19 impact to the U.S. Army Reserve
May 19, 2020 - These questions have been submitted by Soldiers to various U.S. Army Reserve social media websites. Here, Soldiers may find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Army Reserve Soldiers deliver food to Polish citizens amid COVID-19 pandemic
Soldiers from Bravo Company, 418th Civil Affairs Battalion, 308th Civil Affairs Brigade, 1st Infantry Division Forward, 353rd Civil Affairs Command, worked with Polish forces from 1st Brigade, Territorial Defense Force. The U.S. Soldiers and Polish service-members distributed food to local authorities and medical facilities on April 28, 2020, in Monki, Poland.
May 5, 2020 - Soldiers from Bravo Company, 418th Civil Affairs Battalion, 308th Civil Affairs Brigade, 1st Infantry Division Forward, 353rd Civil Affairs Command, worked with Polish forces from 1st Brigade, Territorial Defense Force here. The U.S. Soldiers and Polish service members distributed food to local authorities and medical facilities on April 28, 2020, in Monki, Poland, in support of Operation Resilient Spring (ORS).

Army Reserve medical officer leads St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force
During a routine U.S. Army Reserve battle assembly in 2014, then Lt. Col. Alex Garza briefs Soldiers of the 352nd Civil Affairs Command about the causes, effects and prevention of the Ebola epidemic. Photo credit: Sgt. Erick Yates.
May 1, 2020 - An Army Reserve surgeon is serving on the front line of COVID-19 response in St. Louis, Missouri. Col. Alex Garza, the command surgeon at 352nd Civil Affairs Command, leads the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force and illuminates the value of being “twice the citizen,” which is a term that recognizes those who serve their community in a civilian profession and their nation as a member of the reserve forces.

353rd CACOM conducts virtual change of command
353RD CACOM conducts virtual change of command
April 22, 2020 - The 353 Civil Affairs Command conducted a virtual change of Command from Brig. Gen. Robert S. Cooley to Brig. Gen. Timothy Brennan.
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