Tell The History

Tell the Story

Lieutenant General Jeffrey W. Talley, Chief of the Army Reserve and the late Dr. Lee S. Harford, Jr., former Army Reserve Director of History, discussing the history of the citizen-soldier in front of a picture of John Parker, who commanded the militia at Lexington where the Revolutionary War started on 19 April 1775. Parker (the minuteman) has been the official symbol of the Army Reserve since 1923.


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