MSG Ernest Allen

MSG Ernest Allen Would like to reach out to any IRR, active transitioning Soldiers and reservists needing assistance

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RIP Sir!

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RIP Sir!


Join the U.S. Army Reserve Family Programs Town Hall on Sept. 25 at 1:00 pm EDT.
It will be hosted by the Chief of Army Reserve Lt. Gen. Jody J. Daniels, Col. (Ret.) John McCarthy, and USAR Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew Lombardo.
Send your questions to: [email protected]


BACK TO SCHOOL TIP: If someone calls your child by name, (s)he may not see that person as a stranger. Never put your child’s name on a visible area of their backpack or clothing. #OPSECmindset

Photos from 10th Mountain Division's post

Photos from 10th Mountain Division's post

Photos from U.S. Army's post

Photos from U.S. Army's post

Timeline Photos

Timeline Photos

September is National Su***de Prevention Awareness Month. The U.S. Army Chaplain Corps' #ReachOne campaign challenges individuals to reach out to others in their circle of influence, one at a time, to provide encouraging words and assistance. The Chief of Chaplains, Chaplain (MG) Tom Solhjem, has also issued a call to pray with our faith communities with a new focus area each week:

• Sept. 1-8: Regular Army Soldiers
• Sept. 9-15: Army National Guard & Army Reserve Soldiers
• Sept. 16-22: Army Family members
• Sept. 23-30: America’s Veterans

Resources to assist:

Veterans Crisis Line – 1-800-273-TALK (8255), Press 1

Military OneSource –

Defense Su***de Prevention Office 2021 Su***de Prevention Month Outreach Toolkit –

Army Resilience Directorate –

Defense Su***de Prevention Office –

REACH to Prevent Su***de –

#ArmyChaplainCorps | #ConnectToProtect | #ArmyResilience


The Army Reserve's #1 priority is taking care of its Soldiers, Civilians and Families.

Join Army Reserve leadership in taking the pledge to do your part in su***de prevention by encouraging those in distress to access the resources and people who can help.

Leaders, Chaplains, Army Community Services counselors and behavioral health specialists are key sources to helping those in need.

The National Su***de Prevention Hotline is 1-800-273-8255 and provides confidential support.

Learn more about su***de prevention:***dePrevention/


BREAKING – Naval installations in Hampton Roads were ordered to move to Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Level Charlie today following a sustained increase in coronavirus cases in the local community.

The change means that occupancy levels in work spaces onboard installations must be less than 25 percent of their normal capacity and that military exercises may be re-scoped, modified or canceled.

Under HPCON Charlie, installations may also consider limiting visitor access and canceling events. Social gatherings for personnel must be limited to 10 people. Military commanders also may restrict unvaccinated personnel from off-installation venues such as bars, restaurants and concert halls.

The Hampton Roads area was most recently in HPCON Charlie from Nov. 18, 2020 to May 1, 2021. During that time, military personnel were barred from non-essential activities off base. But since then, the Navy has revised its policies following an extensive vaccination effort.

Sailors who are fully vaccinated are not subject to individual restrictions any higher than those corresponding to HPCON Bravo.

While in HPCON Charlie, capacity at gyms and restaurants on base will likely be limited by installation commanders.

Military treatment facilities may also limit elective surgeries in accordance with guidance from the Defense Health Agency and the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs.

“This virus has shown us time and again the best way to beat it is for everyone to get vaccinated,” said Rear Adm. Charles Rock, Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic. “The vaccine is safe and effective. The sooner everyone gets the shot, the sooner we can return to normal. I want everyone to encourage their friends, family members and neighbors to get vaccinated so we can sink COVID-19 once and for all.”

All service members, civilians, contractors and visitors already must wear masks while indoors on all military installations regardless of vaccination status.

Military personnel in Hampton Roads also must adhere to state and local guidance regarding off-base activities. Military personnel also are required to follow the guidance of their commanding officers, and any guidance provided by region or installation commanders.

If local conditions worsen, HPCON levels can increase. The move to HPCON Charlie was a result of sustained community transmission that included a daily average of 31 to 60 new cases per 100,000 population in the last seven days.


Our legacy systems will be phased out in favor of IPPS-A, so get your records updated and your Automated Record Brief data verified today.

Please reach out to your Army Reserve Administrator (ARA), S1 Representative, or RPAC for more information.

Ready Now!
Shaping Tomorrow...


If you or a loved one are struggling with symptoms of depression, know that you're not alone! Find a sympathetic and confidential ear through the Military Crisis Line. Here's how to reach them.

📞 Call 1-800-273-8255, then press 1
💬 Text 838255
💻 Chat online with a trained responder:

#Military #USNavy #DepressionHelp

SPC Spruill!!
Chief of Staff of the Army visits Army Reserve Soldiers at Fort McCoy

SPC Spruill!!

Spc. Sedric Spruill, a combat medic with the 18th Field Hospital, performs CPR on an Army animatronic training dog nicknamed “Diesel” during Global Medic at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Aug. 11, 2021. The Medical Readiness and Training Command is the lead to train medical units for three Combat Suppor...


Once IPPS-A is fully deployed, you will have 24/7 access to your online Army career record. Provide online self-service for employee actions such as leave requests that you can track from start to finish.

Pay actions will be initiated on your behalf, and the transfer process between deployments, assignments, and components will be streamlined.

Ready Now!
Shaping Tomorrow...

Photos from 18th Field Hospital's post

Photos from 18th Field Hospital's post


In less than six months, the IPPS-A, or Integrated Personal Pay System - Army, will be accessible!

FIX YOUR RECORDS is my challenge to you!

Meet with your records managers, finish your PRRs, and double-check the accuracy of your iPERMS record and SRB. This guarantees that the IPPS-A system receives your records.

I want to keep my expectations realistic, and I know there will be bumps along the way. So, for now, thank you for your support, and I'm off to finish my PRR!

Ready Now!
Shaping Tomorrow...

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Photos from U.S. Army Housing's post

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A successful week aboard Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story means a hard-charging Expeditionary Member of the Week! Congratulations to SFC Ja’Vonda Whitlock.

Each week a deserving member of the JEBLCFS team is designated to be featured. Do you have a deserving person? Contact the PAO for more information.

Photos from Army Reserve CSM's post

Photos from Army Reserve CSM's post

Congratulations Sfc Anthony Castillo!! Super Star!

Congratulations Sfc Anthony Castillo!! Super Star!

A successful week aboard Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story means a hard-charging Expeditionary Member of the Week! Congratulations to Sergeant First Class Anthony Castillo.

Each week a deserving member of the JEBLCFS team is designated to be featured. Do you have a deserving person? Contact the PAO for more information.


As a reminder, please see the attached memo outlining responsibilities for keeping command boards updated.
As many of you may have heard, a reserve center had an outdated chain of command boards.

It is the 1SGs who must Uphold this standard on all photo boards in a facility. Right matching uniforms and right people.
Photos are located here:
1. President Biden's photo is available at the following link:

2. Secretary of Defense Austin's photo is available at the following link:

3. Secretary of the Army Wormuth:

4. Chief of Staff of the Army, GEN McConville:

5. LTG Daniels' photo is available at the following link:

All other Army Reserve leadership photos are available on the Army Reserve
website at:

ARCG welcomes new commander
ARCG welcomes new commander

ARCG welcomes new commander

Col. Darren Antal relinquished command of the Army Reserve Careers Group to Col. Frederick Hockett during a change of command ceremony.


You do not have to go through it alone. Be there for one another. I’d rather sit through your story of struggle and help you find your purpose and remind you of your resilience than to sit through your funeral wondering what I could have said to you if I only knew. Personally, I lost more people to su***de than to combat. Each weighs on me differently. The first close friend who took his life made me angry at him for years. I didn’t understand why he didn’t reach out to me. I was stuck in the mindset that su***de was the coward’s way out; a selfish and easy opt out to your temporary problems. It wasn’t until I fell down that same dark hole was when my anger for his choice subsided. I finally knew and understood the headspace. This piece is not only dedicated to Fairchild, Burnette, and Gregory. It goes out to anyone battling destructive thoughts as, through writing and acting, I’ve found an outlet that allows me to mourn, think, and feel in more of a healthy way. I hope this piece, inspired from my loss, can help to touch my fellow Veterans who struggle with suicidal ideologies and inspires you to reach out to someone you may’ve lost contact with over the years to discuss and celebrate your mutually fallen friends.
Til Valhalla

920A AGR enlisted to AGR Warrant BoardALCON-Who: 92YWhat: Anticipated FY 21 920A AGR Enlisted to AGR WO Selection PanelW...
Active Reserve Applicants

920A AGR enlisted to AGR Warrant Board


Who: 92Y
What: Anticipated FY 21 920A AGR Enlisted to AGR WO Selection Panel
Where: ARCG
When: TBD (FY 21)
Why: To fill critical shortages in the Property Book technical specialists within the Army Reserve
How: Preparatory actions can be taken now IOT submit WO application upon publication of official notification message

1. See MOS prerequisites for consideration

2. Reach out the local Officer Accession NCO as defined by the ARCG BN Map (uploaded into the files)

The official website for the Army Recruiting Command (USAREC)

IMMEDIATE HIRING FOR THE USAR AGR RECRUITING PROGRAM (MOS 79R)HRC's Enlisted AGR Accessions Team is looking for highly q...
HRC Homepage

HRC's Enlisted AGR Accessions Team is looking for highly qualified Troop Program Unit (TPU) Soldiers to bring into the USAR AGR Program to be a AGR Recruiter (MOS 79R).
AGR Recruiting Program (MOS 79R) information is provided at the following links:

USAR AGR Application Procedures

Applying to become a USAR AGR Recruiter (79R)

USAR AGR Program Enlisted FAQ

The next USAR AGR Panel is scheduled for:
26 - 30 July 2021 - application submission deadline is 07 July 2021

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