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Operation Puget Thunder “rocks” Seattle

Operation Puget Thunder “rocks” Seattle – Operation Puget Thunder military training exercise Tony Johnson The rumblings heard and felt around the Port of Tacoma and Fort Lewis, Wash., recently weren’t aftershocks from the February Seattle earthquake, they were being made by the Army Reserve’s heavy equipment that was in the area as part of the […]

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First Army Reserve Soldier in Operation Iraqi Freedom to earn silver star for heroism in fire fight

First Army Reserve Soldier in Operation Iraqi Freedom to earn silver star for heroism in fire fight THE FIRE FIGHT BAGHDAD — On April 9, 2004, then PFC Jeremy Church was a driver for the 724th Transportation Company and was with convoy commander 1LT Matthew Brown on an emergency fuel mission to Baghdad International Airport […]

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TRICARE offers online information – military health plan

TRICARE offers online information – military health plan – Brief Article Kathleen Rhem WASHINGTON–TRICARE officials want people to know their Internet home page, www.tricare.osd.mil is a great first stop for beneficiaries to get information on the program. The front page is full of the most recent articles about TRICARE from several different news sources on […]

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SimMan raises the bar on medical training

SimMan raises the bar on medical training The 89th Regional Readiness Command, headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, has received a new addition to its ranks. He’s called “SimMan.” And, while he doesn’t sport a cape and red tights, he is expected to bring his own brand of superhuman powers to raising the bar on 91W medical […]

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Do you know what to do to get promoted? – From the Command Sergeant Major

Do you know what to do to get promoted? – From the Command Sergeant Major – Brief Article Alex R. Lackey As I travel around the world I ask soldiers and junior NCOs, “When are you eligible for promotion?” In most cases the answer is I do not know. During my career, my NCOs always […]

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‘An Army of One: Army Reserve broadcast journalist featured in advertising campaign

‘An Army of One: Army Reserve broadcast journalist featured in advertising campaign – People Julia Bobick People who know her call her the poster girl for the U.S. Army Reserve, but 20-year-old Spc. Sandra Mercado is not letting the publicity go to her head. A year after being featured in the “An Army of One” […]

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Fort McCoy forges special relationship with Ho-Chunk nation – memorandum signed to honor Ho-Chunk sacred sites

Fort McCoy forges special relationship with Ho-Chunk nation – memorandum signed to honor Ho-Chunk sacred sites – Brief Article FORT McCOY (Army Reserve Installation), Wis,–A government-to-government relationship regarding tribal consultation was established between the Ho-Chunk Nation and the U.S. Army at Fort McCoy, Wis. with last fall’s signing of a historic memorandum of understanding. November […]

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2Xcitizen site wins local web award – News Updates – United States Army Reserve Personnel Command’s Web site – Brief Article

2Xcitizen site wins local web award – News Updates – United States Army Reserve Personnel Command’s Web site – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included ST. LOUIS–The U.S. Army Reserve Personnel Command’s (AR-PERSCOM) web site, 2Xcitizen, was recently awarded first place honors for “best information, education, and non-profit site” at the St. Louis 2000 Web […]

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Army Reserve Family Program Office reaches out to the families of mobilized IRR/IMA/UAU/IA Soldiers

Army Reserve Family Program Office reaches out to the families of mobilized IRR/IMA/UAU/IA Soldiers Anderia Georgia It’s 5:30 p.m. and without any prior notice, a telegram is delivered to the door informing you that your country needs you immediately to help fight the Global War on Terrorism. The message further states that you are being […]

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Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month – Brief Article Randy Pullen Mardi marked historic period for Army Reserve women WASHINGTON (March 19, 2001)–This year’s Women’s History Month was especially historic for women in the Army Reserve. Among the many historic “firsts” this March was the nomination of an Army Reserve woman to become the Army’s first Asian Pacific […]