In addition to giving you a head start on your career for your commitment, the Army Reserve will take care of you and your family by providing tremendous benefits for part time employment. As a Soldier in the Army Reserve, you’ll earn money for education, cash bonuses, discounted health care, build retirement, and more. All while you pursue your civilian career or continue your education.
Brigadier General Arlan DeBlieck
Brigadier General Arlan M. DeBlieck was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps Basic Officer School in November of 1985. He then served as Platoon Commander for Alpha Company, 9th Motor Transport Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group in Okinawa, Japan. Later assignments in Okinawa included Aide-de-Camp for 3rd Forces Service Support Group; Executive Officer for Bravo Company, 9th Motor Transport Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group; Assistant S3 for the 9th Motor Transport Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group; and Command Officer for Bravo Company, 9th Motor Transport Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group, completing his overseas assignment in September of 1988.
361st Civil Affairs Brigade
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The US Army Reserve Psychological Health Program serves to enhance resilience and assist with recovery of US Army Reserve service members and their families through outreach, education and training, non-stigmatizing behavioral health screenings and referral resources. The Program provides support for psychological health concerns to ensure service members and their families are psychologically ready and resilient to carry out their mission. We connect geographically dispersed service members and their families with relevant resources within their community.
The Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act provides our military force with a modernized retirement plan built for retirement savings. Beginning in 2018, our service members can get automatic and matching Thrift Savings Plan contributions as well as mid-career compensation incentives in addition to monthly annuities for life. All service members under the current system are grandfathered into today’s retirement system.
Danish army Soldiers stand next to U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Mark Korte, center, a civil affairs noncommissioned officer with Company B, 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th CSC and a native of El Cerrito, Calif., and U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jerome Smith, a civil affairs NCO with Company B, 457th CA Battalion, 361st CA Brigade, 7th CSC and a native of Tampa, Fla., June 18, 2015 and their Danish interpreter during the Danish army’s Civil Military Cooperation Support Team, 2nd Armored Infantry Battalion’s NATO Response Force validation and training exercise Brave Lion 15, held June 8-19, 2015. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Chlosta, 7th CSC Public Affairs Office)