April 2011 Special Report: Army National Guard and Army Reserve 

 

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April AUSA News cover

 

 April AUSA News

Afghanistan agribusiness

4/1/2011

Guard soldiers help Afghans develop agribusiness

Soldiers from the Indiana National Guard’s 3-19th Agribusiness Development Team have spent the last several months assisting Afghan farmers, and recently they taught a class on poultry management in Afghanistan’s Khowst Province.

Soldiers high five

4/1/2011

Soldier health, well-being ‘critical’ to national security

Although he was addressing the audience at the Reserve Officers Association’s first National Security Symposium in Washington, D.C., the subject of Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli’s keynote speech was on the health and well-being of soldiers and their families – it is "absolutely critical to the security of our nation."

Soldier on lookout

4/1/2011

Guard continues support of Security Cooperation

From an Army National Guard’s perspective, Security Cooperation forces are mobilized to engage in "self-defense and multi-national operations."

EOD training

4/1/2011

Alabama Guard EOD unit trains for Kosovo deployment

Alabama National Guardsmen with the 666th Ordnance Detachment (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) from Jacksonville, Ala., are training at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Ind., in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Kosovo.

4/1/2011

Campaign plan establishes Army reserve objectives

The Army Reserve Campaign Plan 2011 establishes the near-term strategies the Army Reserve will pursue for accomplishing its major objectives for the next year