Warrior - Citizen

Articles from Vol. 55, No. 3, Summer

652nd Engineers Move to New Modern Facility
ELLSWORTH, Wis.- The 652nd. Engineer Company deployed for che chira rime since 9/11. This deployment, however, didn't involve a mass movement to Iraq or Afghanistan or even leaving the state.The approximately 117 members of rhe 652nd moved from rhe cheese...
75th Division Earns Coveted Excellence Streamer
HOUSTON - The 75th Battle Command Training Division celebrated a proud moment Feb. 19, 2010, when Brig. Gen. James Sholar, deputy commanding general, Army Reserve Command, awarded che newly authorized Army Safety Excellence Streamer. The streamer was...
Angel of Mercy, Nightingale of Mosul
When they retire, many Soldiers say their experiences could fill a novel. One Army Reserve nurse took the next step by putting pen to paper and actually writing that book.MOSUL, Iraq - Col. Susan Luz of the 399th Combat Support Hospital in Bedford, Mass.,...
Army Reserve Bids Farewell to Maj. Gen. Sholar
ATLANTA - Maj. Gen. James R. Sholar, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, said farewell to friends and colleagues at a ceremony on April 26, 2010, in front of the USARC headquarters building. But as Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz jokingly told...
Army Reserve Dentists Create Smiles in Nicaragua
MATEARE, Nicaragua - Although few of the 33 Soldiers providing dental services for more than 1,200 Nicaraguans spoke fluent Spanish, the smiles and hugs at the end of day were all they needed to know that they were appreciated. Spc. Russ Stobbe, a dental...
Army Reserve Medical Soldiers Named Army's Top Medic Team
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - Two Army Reserve Soldiers were recently named the top medic ream in the Army during the 7th Annual Expert Field Medical Comperinoli held at Camp Bullís, Texas. Staff Sgr. Bjoern J. Pietrzyk and Sgt. Charles L Smith, 5502nd U.S....
Attorneys, Paralegals Carry Torch for Wounded Warriors
WASHINGTON - When a Soldier is referred into the Army Physical Disability Evaluation System, the Soldier and Family members are often faced with difficult decisions surrounding fitness for duty, possible separation from military service and whether injuries...
Back to Her Roots
MATEARE, Nicaragua - Nicaragua is not, humid and the poorest ? country in Central America. The houses that line the trash-filled streets are built of cinderblocks and rusting tin. Overcrowded school buses weave through cramped neighborhoods like race...
Beyond the Edge
Building Confidence One Battle Assembly at a TimeFORT BRAGG, N.C. - Conquering fear and building confidence was the order of the day as Army Reserve Soldiers from the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) took to the...
Blogs and Websites
The Web offers many free, interactive resources to help Warrior-Citizens and their Families make informed decisions regarding their health, finances, career and education. Here are some of the latest new and useful online tools for Soldiers.MYARMYBENEFITS.US.ARMY.MILTHE...
Brown's Campaign to Stop Sexual Assault in the Military Earns National Honor
WASHINGTON - "Sexual assault devastates the mission," said Master Sgt. Verlean K. Brown, an Army Reserve Soldier assigned to the 9OrIi Sustainmeiit Brigade, North Little Rock, Ark., and the senior sexual assault response coordinator on Joint Base Balad,...
Editor's Note
This issue's cover of Sgt. 1st Class Kim Jacobs rappelling offa wall during a confidence-building obstacle course during Warrior Training ar Fort Bragg, N. C., is one of many examples of the warrior spirit our Army Reserve Soldiers demonstrare worldwide,...
Fulfilling a Childhood Dream
Boxing Inspires Blackwell to Join Army ReserveNAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. - Less than two weeks after claiming the heavyweight division at the All-Army Trial Camp, newcomer Spc. Charles "Trey" Blackwell was standing in the corner of the ring at...
Germany Hosts First Employer Partnership Signing outside the U.S
WIESBADEN ARMY AIRFIELD, Germany - Army Reserve Soldiers living in Germany now have a partner for employment opportunities, thanks to the first Employer Partnership Office agreement signed outside the United States.Army Reserve Chief, Lt. Gen. Jack C....
HIGH aLTITuDe, COLD WeaTHeR, No SWeaT
CAMP HALE, Colo. - Almost 10,000 feet on top of a mountain, Soldiers trudged through the snow to test the limits of their strength and equipment. Armed with one loudspeaker, these psychological operations specialists climbed to different locations to...
Identity Theft
PROTECTING SOLDIERS AND FAMILY MEMBERSWASHINGTON - Identity theft is an issue all Americans face and Soldiers are not exempt. Anyone who has worn an Army uniform in the past 40 years knows Social Security numbers have served as the basis for personnel...
Irr Soldiers Muster in Puerto Rico
FORT BUCHANAN, Puerto Rico - In 2007, Spc. Juan J. Pérez completed a 16-month mobilization, including a one-year tour in Iraq, with the Puerto Rico National Guard. He figured he should say goodbye to his wife and three kids again when the Army Human...
Joint Education Credit How Do I Qualify?
For Army Reserve officers, Advanced Joint Professional Military Education is a requirement to become a Joint Qualified Officer.There are two paths an Army Reserve officer can take to achieve joint qualification: the Standard-Joint Duty Assignment and...
Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz Fields Questions at Soldiers Town Hall
Why do we have an increased number of branch immaterial positions in many Armv Reserve units?What you are seeing are the results of transformation. We need someone in an organizational position but we are not always sure of the speciali)' needed. However,...
Medical, Dental Readiness: Every Soldier's Responsibility
If you think that small toothache or that pain in your lower back you're experiencing can be put off, think again. That physical discomfort can lead to a much bigger pain for you and potentially your unit's readiness. As the Army Reserve continues to...
Shaping the Army Reserve Force
As the deputy chief of the Army Reserve, I manage the Human Capital Core Enterprise and serve as the organization's chief human resources executive. My core mission is getting the right Soldier in the right pkce at the right rime as I help shape and...
Soviet Immigrant Becomes Army Reserve Officer
FORT MEADE, Md. - Former Soviet Union immigrant Aishe Alien walked into the 352nd Civil Affairs Command headquarters at Fort Meade, Md., on March 5, 2010, as a civilian with no prior military experience. Ten minutes later, she was an Army Reserve second...
Top Doc
President Obama has finally named his choice as the Pentagon's top doctor. The nominee is Jonathan Woodson, currently an associate professor of surgery and associate dean at Boston University School of Medicine. If confirmed by the Senate, Woodson, also...
Wwii Dance Hall Goes from Big Band
FORT HOOD, Texas - In the 1940s, Fort Hood was still just a camp and gas for your Studebaker cost less than a quarter per gallon. The square-sided, high-raftered building beside Texas State Highway 36 likely hosted thousands of spit-shined GIs and patriotic...