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US Army Reserve

All the latest News and Information in a revolutionary format that allows a broad perspective of current events of the US Army Reserve.

Chief of Army Reserve, Commanding General
Lieutenant General Jeffrey W. Talley

Command Chief Warrant Officer of the Army Reserve
Command Chief Warrant Officer Russell Smith

Command Sergeant Major of the Army Reserve
Command Sergeant Major James Wills

 

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#12DaysofPhotos

We had some pretty great moments in the #USArmyReserve this year! For 12 days, we'll be featuring the best photo for each month. After the 12 days are up you'll be able to vote for your favorite.

May - Photo credit: Sgt. Audrey Hayes

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How does the 2018 Defense Bill impact you?

For #USArmyReserve Soldiers, the 2018 Defense Bill authorizes everything from pay raises to pre-mobilization & transitional health care.

Learn more about the bill here: https://goo.gl/TfH3Z2

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Improving Readiness Together

#USArmyReserve Soldiers from the 8th Medical Brigade participated in a ruck march to improve physical and mental readiness. Well done, Soldiers!

See more photos from the ruck march here: goo.gl/cdJuyw

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#12DaysofPhotos

We had some pretty great moments in the #USArmyReserve this year! Now we need your help to pick the best!

For the next 12 days, we'll be featuring the best photo for each month. Show your love for the photos by sharing & commenting. After the 12 days are up you'll be able to vote for your favorite.

April - Photo credit: Sgt. Russell Toof

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Where is your favorite place to spend the holidays?

Improving medical readiness

#USArmyReserve Soldiers from the Army Reserve Medical Command (Official PAO Page) used their technical expertise to provide medical services to over 150 Reserve & Active Soldiers, creating a direct impact on the unit's readiness.

Learn more here: https://go.usa.gov/xnRy4

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Giving Back this Holiday Season

#USArmyReserve Soldiers from the 4th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) volunteered at the Northeast Rehab & Health Center in San Antonio, Texas. See more photos from their visit: goo.gl/H3oQEz

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#12DaysofPhotos

We had some pretty great moments in the #USArmyReserve this year! Now we need your help to pick the best!

For the next 12 days, we'll be featuring the best photo for each month. Show your love for the photos by sharing & commenting. After the 12 days are up you'll be able to vote for your favorite.

March - Photo credit: Staff Sgt. Christopher Sofia

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#12DaysofPhotos

We had some pretty great moments in the #USArmyReserve this year! Now we need your help to pick the best!

For the next 12 days, we'll be featuring the best photo for each month. Show your love for the photos by sharing & commenting. After the 12 days are up you'll be able to vote for your favorite.

February - Photo credit: Spc. Derek Cummings

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Increasing Cyber Readiness

The U.S.Army Cyber Command launched a pilot program to train private sector tech specialists to serve in cyber operations. After being selected to the program, these tech specialists will become lieutenants in the #USArmyReserve! Find out more about the pilot program here: goo.gl/WPktM4

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A time to reflect

More than 200,000 wreaths are headed to Arlington National Cemetery to honor our fallen Soldiers this holiday season.

Watch the video below to learn more.

Arlington Wreaths

A time to reflectMore than 200,000 wreaths are headed to Arlington National Cemetery to honor our fallen Soldiers this holiday season.Watch the video below to learn more.

Posted by U.S. Army Reserve on Friday, December 15, 2017

Behind the rank

By bringing their civilian experiences and education to the table, #USArmyReserve Soldiers are able to provide a higher level of sophistication than required by their MOSs.

Read more here: https://go.usa.gov/xnRbf

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Home for the Holidays

#USArmyReserve Soldiers from the 335th Signal Command (Theater) returned home after spending nine months deployed in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Welcome home, Soldiers! See more photos from the Welcome Home Ceremony: goo.gl/XhPv9q

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#12DaysofPhotos

We had some pretty great moments in the #USArmyReserve this year! Now, we need your help to pick the best!

For the next 12 days, we'll be featuring the best photo for each month. Show your love for the photos by sharing & commenting. After the 12 days are up, you'll be able to vote for your favorite.

January - Photo credit: Spc. William Ploeg

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Happy 381st Birthday to the National Guard!

National Guard Birthday

Happy 381st Birthday to the National Guard!

Posted by U.S. Army Reserve on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

A Surprise Homecoming

Sgt. Elliott Burgos pulled off the surprise of a lifetime for his girlfriend, Angela, a dancer for the Philadelphia 76ers, when he came home early from deployment in Kuwait. Watch Sgt. Burgos and Angela’s emotional reunion: goo.gl/XbDNjM

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Interested in serving full-time?

In the Active Guard Reserve Program, #USArmyReserve Soldiers are offered the opportunity to serve full-time and receive the same pay and benefits as an active duty Soldier.

Find out more information here: https://go.usa.gov/xnRbz

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A look back in time

The commanding general of the #USArmyReserve's 99th Readiness Division served as narrator for the 65th annual
re-enactment of Gen. George Washington's Delaware River crossing.

Learn more about this historical event here: https://go.usa.gov/xnREt

99th Regional Support Command

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The Power of Teamwork

#USArmyReserve Soldiers are committed to working together as part of a combat-ready and lethal force. See how Soldiers from 335th Signal Command (Theater) worked together to disassemble tents at the end of a mission: goo.gl/tW4UCm

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Meet the M240B

#USArmyReserve Soldiers have been training on M2, M19, and M240B weapons systems in ground and mounted military vehicle platforms during #ColdSteel2017.

Watch the video below to learn more about the M240B machine gun.

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Meet the M240B machine gun

Meet the M240B #USArmyReserve Soldiers have been training on M2, M19, and M240B weapons systems in ground and mounted military vehicle platforms during #ColdSteel2017.Watch the video below to learn more about the M240B machine gun. 84th Training Command 79th Theater Sustainment Command

Posted by U.S. Army Reserve on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

#MotivationMonday

“Nobody said that it’d be easy. They just promised it would be worth it” – Anonymous

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Feeling overwhelmed by #BlendedRetirement?

No need to panic! You have all of 2018 to decide what's right for you.
Just remember that the mandatory opt-in course needs to be completed by December 31, 2017.

Find more information here: https://go.usa.gov/xn5tC

NOAA BRS video

Feeling overwhelmed by #BlendedRetirement?No need to panic! You have all of 2018 to decide what's right for you.Just remember that the mandatory opt-in course needs to be completed by December 31, 2017.Find more information here: https://go.usa.gov/xn5tC

Posted by U.S. Army Reserve on Monday, December 11, 2017

Firing away

#USArmyReserve Soldiers at #ColdSteel2017 continue to fire away as they go through qualification on crew-served weapons.

79th Theater Sustainment Command

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Ready For Anything

The 200th Military Police Command recently conducted a communications training exercise using radio and satellite technology. The training will ensure that Soldiers are ready to operate radio and satellite equipment in tactical environments. See more photos from the exercise: goo.gl/Rvidsv

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Retiring the M9 Beretta pistol

The U.S. Army is set to issue about 500k new M17 & M18 Modular Handguns to replace the M9 Beretta pistol.

Read more about the new handguns here: https://goo.gl/kx45Zz

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Brigadier General John P. Lawlor, Jr. was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant of Infantry in 1987. 

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Command Sergeant Major Wayne T. Brewster, an Odin, Illinois native, entered the United States Army Reserve in 1985, completing Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training as an Infantry Soldier at Fort Benning, Georgia in August, 1985. As an Infantryman, his first unit of assignment was with the Combat Support Company, 3rd Bn., 87th Inf. Regt., in Fort Carson, Colorado.

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Brigadier General Joseph A. Marsiglia, a Grand Rapids, Michigan native, began his military career as an enlisted Soldier in 1981, attending basic training in Fort Dix, New Jersey and advanced individual training in Fort Sam Houston, Texas to become an Army medic. After serving as an enlisted Soldier for six years, he received a direct commission as a Medical Service Corps Officer in 1987.

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COL Doug Medd currently serves as the Chief of Staff for the 807th Medical Command Deployment Support (MCDS) at FT Douglas, UT. In this capacity he serves as a key advisor to the Commanding General. He also supervises and leads a primary and special staff of approximately 200 personnel (AGR, TPU and civilians) and serves as a key conduit between the 807th HQ staff and the Brigade Commanders and their staff. Prior to be assigned as the 807TH’ S Chief of Staff in July 2015, COL Medd attended the US Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA, in residence, from July 2014 – July 2015. Previously, he served as the Chief, Operations and Plans, Command Surgeons Office, USARC, FT Bragg, NC; Brigade Executive Officer for the 139th Medical Brigade, Independence, MO; Executive Officer, 325th CSH, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; and as Brigade S-3, 139th Medical Brigade. COL Medd served in several positions while assigned to the Health Services Directorate at Human Resources Command, St. Louis, MO, including AMEDD officer career manager, Directorate Operations Officer and as a Team Chief for one of two AMEDD officer career management teams. He has also served as a Healthcare Recruiter, assigned to US Army Recruiting Command, and as S-4, for the 114th CSH, FT Snelling, MN. COL Medd is a graduate of the AMEDD Officer Basic Course, AMEDD Captains Career Course; US Army Recruiting Course; AMEDD Captains Career Course; Combined Arms Staff & Service School (CAS3); AMEDD Health Services Plans, Operations, Intelligence, Security and Training Course; Command & General Staff College – ILE; and the US Army War College. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of North Dakota, a Masters of Business Administration from Trident University International and a Masters in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College. His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (3OLC), Army Commendation Medal (7OLC), Army Achievement medal (2OLC), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War om Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal and the Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3). COL Medd and his wife Jenny have two daughters, Avery and Peyton.

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BG W. Scott Lynn attended Vanderbilt University on a four-year ROTC scholarship, graduating in 1989 with a double major in electrical engineering and math. He was designated a Distinguished Military Graduate and was awarded a Regular Army Commission in the Field Artillery. BG Lynn was initially assigned to the 24th Infantry Division (ID) where he served as a cannon battery fire direction officer and armor company fire support officer. His service in the 24th ID took him to Fort Stewart, GA, Saudi Arabia and Iraq (Desert Storm), and through a rotation at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, CA. After leaving active duty, he began a career as an engineer, briefly serving in the Army Reserves and the Alabama National Guard before deciding to attend medical school. BG Lynn received his M.D. at the University of Alabama School of Medicine (UAB) in Birmingham, AL in June 2000 and accepted an Army Reserve Commission in the Medical Corps. He completed a one-year internship at Baptist Health Systems in Birmingham, AL, followed by a four-year diagnostic radiology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where he served two terms as chief resident. Following residency and board certification, BG Lynn completed his 2-year neuroradiology fellowship at the Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC while assigned to the 320th MC CO (CSH) in Greensboro, NC. His neuroradiology fellowship included military leave for mobilization rotations to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany and to Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, WA. Since entering private practice in 2007, BG Lynn has served in multiple command and staff positions to include commanding the 7239th Installation Medical Support Unit in Chattanooga, TN and serving as the Command Surgeon for the 87th Army Reserve Support Command (East) in Birmingham, Alabama. BG Lynn most recently commanded the Southeast Medical Area Readiness Support Group (SE-MARSG) and served as the USAR Diagnostic Radiology Consultant to the Army Surgeon General. He was assigned as the Deputy Commanding General of the 807th Medical Command (DS) in September, 2017. BG Lynn’s military education includes the Field Artillery Officer Basic and Cannon Battery Officer Courses, 24th ID Chemical Course (honor graduate), AMEDD Captain’s Career Course, Command and General Staff College, the Army War College (Masters Degree in Strategic Studies), The Army Medical Strategic Leadership Program (MSLP), and the U.S. Army Airborne School. His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal and the Army Surgeon General’s “9A” proficiency designator recognizing the highest level of professional achievement in the Army Medical Corps. BG Lynn grew up as an Army dependent, living in numerous locations to include Heidelberg, Germany and the Marshall Islands. He and his wife, Virginia, have six children.

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Brig. Gen. Zoppi is the Deputy Commanding General – Support of the 200th Military Police Command at Fort Meade, Maryland.

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Brigadier General Robert S. Cooley, Jr,. is the Commanding General of the 353rd Civil Affairs

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Major General Steven W. Ainsworth serves as Commanding General of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Command Sergeant Major Robert L. Gessler

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BG Michael T. Harvey is a native of Piney Flats, Tennessee. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN in 1991 and his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Ordnance Corps. Additionally, BG Harvey earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from Upper Iowa University in 2002; a Masters in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College in 2011; and the ASI of 3H, Joint Planner, upon completion of the Advanced Joint Professional Military Education Course in 2013.

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Major General Lew Irwin began serving as Deputy Chief of Army Reserve (DCAR) and Chief of Staff, Office of the Chief, Army Reserve (OCAR) on June 1, 2017.

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Brigadier General Belanger is a native of Wantage, New Jersey and currently resides in Greer, South

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Brigadier General John W. Aarsen is the Commander of the 451st Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)

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Dr. Guy Sands-Pingot was selected for the Senior Executive Service in May 2010 following his service

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Colonel James Kokaska was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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Brigadier General Matthew V. Baker is the Deputy Commanding General-Support for the 416th Theater

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Major General Schanely was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant on 28 May 1986 through the United

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Major General Bruce E. Hackett assumed command of the 80th Training Command (TASS) located in Richmond, Virginia on 17 September 2017.

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A native of Richmond, Virginia, Brigadier General Bowles was commissioned in the Army Infantry from

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Brig. Gen. Dustin Anne Shultz, 'Dusty', received her commission in Military Intelligence Corps from

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