Category Archives: Reserve

Army Reserve lieutenant’s campaign ad for Congress in Arizona under scrutiny

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U.S. Army Reserve Command is investigating a young officer’s references to his ongoing military service in an advertisement announcing his run for U.S. Congress in Arizona, a command official confirmed. 1st Lt. Alex Stovall is a chaplain candidate currently assigned to the Army Reserve’s 91st Training Division, according to service records released to Army Times. […]

Army Reserve sergeant and AWOL soldier who joined YPG arrested amid Capitol riot fallout

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An Army Reserve sergeant described in charging documents as “an avowed white supremacist” was arrested Sunday in New Jersey for taking part in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. Further south in Florida, and further left on the political spectrum, a former soldier who fought with the […]

A reserve Navy Seabee, 33, is the 13th service member to die from COVID-19 complications

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A second sailor has died of COVID-19 complications, the Navy Reserve confirmed to Military Times on Monday, making him the youngest service member yet to die after contracting the novel coronavirus. Builder 2nd Class Nathan Huff Bishop, a reserve Seabee, died Dec. 1 in an Ohio hospital, according to a Navy Reserve spokesman. “Our thoughts […]

Westover Air Reserve Base getting new $43M hangar to service massive C-5 planes

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CHICOPEE, Mass. — Westover Air Reserve Base in Massachusetts is getting a new hangar where the massive C-5M Super Galaxy planes at the base can be serviced entirely indoors. Westover officials are in the process of seeking bids from contractors to construct the new $43 million hangar and officials hope to break ground on the […]

Former Army Reserve MP gets 40 years in prison for running ‘sex trafficking enterprise’

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A former Army Reserve military policeman convicted of running a sex trafficking enterprise in North Carolina for five years was sentenced Thursday to four decades in prison. Xaver M. Boston, 31, coerced victims struggling with opioid addictions to become prostitutes for his profit between 2012 and 2017, except for a brief period when he was […]

Army Reserve investigating Senate candidate Lt. Col. Cunningham over affair

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Army Reserve officer Lt. Col. James “Cal” Cunningham, a Democrat running for a crucial U.S. Senate seat in North Carolina, has been facing public scrutiny over an extramarital affair just weeks away from Election Day. Now, Army officials say they’re also taking a look at the situation involving the 47-year-old married father of two, which […]

Army Reserve’s Best Warrior Competition now under way in Wisconsin after COVID-19 hurdles

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Every year, the best of the best in the Army Reserve test their mettle in the Best Warrior Competition. Participants compete on firing ranges, in land navigation, during fitness tests and in mystery events to arrive at two winners, a USAR Soldier of the Year and NCO of the Year. This year’s competition, which began […]

Army Reserve commander suspended amid investigation

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MADISON, Wis. — The U.S. Army Reserve suspended the commander of an Illinois-based unit Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation into allegations that unit officers mishandled sexual misconduct complaints and retaliated against a whistleblower. Lt. Gen. Charles Luckey, commanding general of the Army Reserve Command, suspended the 416th Theater Engineer Command’s commander, the Army […]