US Army Reserve
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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
It's time to kick off one of the largest training exercises in the #USArmyReserve. An exercise designed to make capable, combat ready, lethal units that are prepared to support the mission of the U.S. Army.
Follow along on our Snapchat: OfficialUSAR, Instagram: U.S. Army Reserve and Twitter: @USArmyReserve for more.
New boats on the way!
The U.S. Army has signed a deal for its 1st new boat in decades. The Maneuver Support Vessel (Light), or MSV(L) will replace dozens of Vietnam War-era landing craft.
Learn more about the new boats here: https://goo.gl/tGSfuP
Training Across Agencies
Exercise Prominent Hunt 17-2 is a biannual training exercise with the National Nuclear Technical Forensic Ground Collection Task Force in New Mexico. The multi-agency exercise aims to practice and enhance the agencies’ operational response readiness in a terrorist-initiated nuclear detonation. Read more here: https://goo.gl/tvJDki Army Reserve Aviation Command 244th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade
Talent for changing times
Building readiness is a top priority for LTG Charles D Luckey, and an important part of that is expanding the Reserve's pool of skills to meet new and challenging times. Today this means all things digital, such as cyber, artificial intelligence & capabilities that are emerging in commercial technology.
Read more here: https://goo.gl/xo3Sz4
How many minutes did you get to eat in basic training?
Brig. Gen. Dustin A. Shultz, the commanding general of the ArmyReserve/1st MSC, traveled to Yauco, Puerto Rico, where she surveyed the progress that #USArmyReserve Soldiers have made in clearing the roads after #HurricaneMaria.
Read more about their efforts here: https://go.usa.gov/xnaba
Ready by Land, Sea and Air
LTG Charles D Luckey knows that our Aviators are great examples of the #USArmyReserve’s ability to be capable, combat-ready and lethal in all capacities.
Learn more here: goo.gl/bAvaFN
Sisters in Arms
The Ms. Veteran America competition kicked off on October 8th. Female veterans from all branches of the military came together to compete for the title of Ms. Veteran America and raise money for homeless veterans nationwide. One of the judges is CSM (Ret.) Michele Jones, the first woman in the #USArmyReserve to reach the position of Command Sergeant Major. Read more about the pageant: goo.gl/GYF1Au
Training future aviators
#USArmyReserve Warrant Officer, Bill Basabilbaso of 244th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade relies on the experiences & lessons learned over his 32 year career to teach the new generation of CH-47 Chinook helicopter pilots.
"Studying, constant learning, good judgement and experience are what make you a pilot. We need to keep inspiring young, agile minds to be the next generation," said Basabilbaso.
Read more here: https://go.usa.gov/xnaTq
Helping at home
#USArmyReserve Soldiers from the ArmyReserve/1st MSC are putting in long hours to support #HurricaneMaria recovery efforts.
"I feel very proud to be a part of this mission and am happy that I can help everybody stand back up. I want to make Puerto Rico, the Army Reserve and my unit proud," said Sgt. Sergio Alvarado.
Read the full story here: https://go.usa.gov/xnx6P
#DidYouKnow the National Defense Act of 1916 created the Officer’s Reserve Corps and the Enlisted Reserve Corps? These two forces are the predecessors to today’s Army Reserve!
The #USArmyReserve is an integral part of our nation's total force and we must to be ready to answer to the needs of the Army and the people of the United States.
"You can count on America's Army Reserve to be there whenever you need us and whenever the U.S. Army needs us," LTG Charles D Luckey
Association of the United States Army - AUSA National U.S. Pacific Command HQDA G-4
93 year old Cpl. Dave Marshall, a WWII Veteran from the 84th Infantry Division, celebrated his birthday with Sgt. 1st Class Patrick D’Ambrosio of the 84th Training Command. Happy Birthday, Cpl.! goo.gl/VGvoGF
#USArmyReserve soldiers making up the FCC Columbia team became the 1st DOD Federal Coordinating Center ever activated for natural disaster relief.
The team assisted with #HurricaneMaria relief efforts by receiving evacuated patients on flights from either Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands, evaluating them and then setting them up with care at a local hospital.
Read more about their efforts here: https://go.usa.gov/xnxHt
Wondering where the #USArmyReserve is going?
Join the conversation as LTG Charles D Luckey and other Army leaders speak about deployment readiness and the way forward for the Army. #AUSA2017
U.S. Pacific Command, First Army, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), U.S. Army, HQDA G-4, Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, 200th Military Police Command, AR-MEDCOM, 335th Signal Command (Theater), 80th Training Command (TASS), 108th Training Command (Initial Entry Training), 88th Regional Support Command, 99th Regional Support Command, U.S. Army Human Resources Command, 416th Theater Engineer Command, 412th Theater Engineer Command, USACAPOC
Preparing for future challenges
#USArmyReserve soldiers from the 7th Mission Support Command participated in an exercise led by NATO to strengthen the host nations capacity to effectively coordinate international disaster response operations.
Read more about the exercise here: https://go.usa.gov/xn3hD
19th U.S. President, Rutherford Hayes, was honored for his service to our country during a ceremony in Ohio:… t.co/lrKL8GWJQH
Brigadier General John W. Aarsen is the Commander of the 451st Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)
Dr. Guy Sands-Pingot was selected for the Senior Executive Service in May 2010 following his service
Colonel James Kokaska was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Brigadier General Matthew V. Baker is the Deputy Commanding General-Support for the 416th Theater
Major General Schanely was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant on 28 May 1986 through the United
Major General Bruce E. Hackett assumed command of the 80th Training Command (TASS) located in Richmond, Virginia on 17 September 2017.
A native of Richmond, Virginia, Brigadier General Bowles was commissioned in the Army Infantry from
Brig. Gen. Dustin Anne Shultz, 'Dusty', received her commission in Military Intelligence Corps from
Brigadier General Howard C. W. Geck will assume command of the 103rd Sustainment Command
Brigadier General David W. Ling was born in Moline, Illinois. He served in the US Army Reserve as an
Command Sergeant Major Lawrence C. Arnold was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. In 1984 he
CSM Keith Gwin enlisted in the Active Component of the US Army in October 1989 and completed Basic Training at Fort Knox, KY. Upon completion of Basic Training and AIT, he spent a total of 10 years on active duty with assignments in Stuttgart, Germany; Fort Jackson, SC; Seoul, South Korea, and Fort Carson, CO.
Mr. Charles C. Hudson assumed his present position as Chief of Staff for the 88th Regional Support
Chief Warrant Officer Five (CW5) John Brasfield enlisted in the United States Army in July 1987. He received his Basic Training at Ft. Knox, Kentucky and his Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana.
Command Sergeant Major Earl Rocca was born and raised in Southwestern Pennsylvania near Pittsburgh.
Major General Tracy Thompson was as born and raised in central Wisconsin. He enlisted in the Army
Major General A. Ray Royalty is currently serving as the Commanding General for the 84th Training Command in Fort Knox, Kentucky as of August 2017.
CSM Zimmerman has served in all three components of the US Army: Army National Guard, Regular Army and USAR over the course of the last 33 years. In 1984, he enlisted as a Cavalry Scout in the National Guard at age 17 and attended basic training at Fort Knox, KY between his Junior and Senior year of high school.
Major General Scottie D. Carpenter assumed responsibilities as the U.S. Army Reserve Command, Deputy Commanding General on 2 August 2017. In this capacity he oversees the Army Reserve Operational, Functional, Training, and Support Commands located in the Continental United States, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Germany.
Chief Warrant Officer Five (CW5) Patrick A. Kubitz, a Sacramento, California native, entered the United States Army in November of 1973 as a private first class and began his military career as a medical equipment repairer at Darnall Army Hospital in Fort Hood, Texas.