April 2011 Special Report: Army National Guard and Army Reserve 


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April AUSA News cover


 April AUSA News

Afghanistan agribusiness


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


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


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


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.


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