ATLANTA (Army News Service) -- Nearly 1,200 soldiers from U.S. Army Reserve Command units throughout the United States have been mobilized and deployed in support of Operation Determined Effort
Participating in one of the quickest mobilizations in recent history, the Reservists were called to active duty to support U.S. military operations in Bosnia. Of the more than 1,200 Army Reservists mobilized to date, more than 1,100 soldiers have deployed overseas and are stationed in Bosnia or in Germany, providing support to forward-deployed European-based U.S. units.
The following units, assigned to the U.S. Army Reserve Command, have deployed overseas in support of Operation Determined Effort:
UNIT LOCATION DUTY STATION 209th Broadcast Public Affairs Detachment Rome, Ga. Bosnia-Herzegovina 203rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Wichita, Kan. Bosnia-Herzegovina 358th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Fort Douglas, Utah Bosnia-Herzegovina 361st Press Camp Headquarters Fort Totten, N.Y. Bosnia-Herzegovina 326th Public Affairs Detachment Reading, Pa. Bosnia-Herzegovina 49th Military History Detachment Forrest Park, Ill. Germany 90th Military History Detachment San Antonio, Texas Germany 19th Corps Materiel Management Center Fort Snelling, MN Germany 300th Transportation Company Detachment Tacoma, Wash. Germany 21st Theater Area Army Command Indianapolis, In. Germany 3rd Corps Support Command Des Moines, Iowa Germany 755th Adjutant General Postal Company Texarkanna, Texas Germany 487th Engineer Detachment (Firefighting) Washington, Kan. Bosnia-Herzegovina 369th Engineer Detachment (Firefighting) Norristown, Pa. Bosnia-Herzegovina 329th Adjutant General Postal Company St. Paul, Minn. Germany 23rd Adjutant General Postal Company Pittsburgh, Pa. Germany 1st Military Intelligence Center (Detachment 1) Phoenix, Ariz. Germany 91st Legal Team Ft. Sheridan, Ill. Germany 131st Chaplain Support Team Ft. Belvoir, Va. Germany 338th Military Intelligence Battalion (Co. A) Ft. Meade, Md. Germany 4005th U.S. Army Hospital Lubbock, Texas Germany 445th Veterinary Medical Detachment Independence, Mo. Germany 5502nd U.S. Army Hospital Aurora, Colo. Germany 883rd Combat Stress Company Boston, Mass. Germany 388th Medical Logistics Battalion Hayes, Kan. Germany 146th Transportation Company Orlando, Fla. Germany
The Reservists will provide support in combat support and combat service support areas such as public affairs, postal operations, medical services, transportation, supply and logistics.
Under the authority of the Presidential Selected Reserve Call-Up, issued on December 8, 1995, soldiers assigned to the units listed above will remain on active duty for up to 270 days.
In addition to the units listed above, another 60 soldiers from three USARC units have been activated and mobilized to support installation operations at Fort Benning, Ga.:
UNIT LOCATION DUTY STATION 347th Adjutant General Reception Battalion Marion, Ill. Fort Benning, Ga. 476th Adjutant General Company Centrallia, Ill. Fort Benning, Ga. 736th Adjutant General Company Centrallia, Ill. Fort Benning, Ga.
The Army Reserve has also mobilized 11 European-based units assigned to the 7th Army Reserve Command headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany to support U.S. military operations in Bosnia. Another 26 Army Reserve Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations units have deployed overseas to support Operation Determined Effort.
- The Army Reserve provides essential combat support and combat service support capabilities to America s Army. Examples of this support include transportation, medical, quartermaster, supply, logistics, engineer, military police and public affairs.
Headquartered in Atlanta, the USARC commands, controls and supports all Army Reserve troop units in the continental United States with the exception of Psychological Operations, Civil Affairs and Special Forces Units. The USARC s primary mission is to provide trained and ready units to support America s Army and America. Approximately 200,000 soldiers are assigned to some 1,700 USARC units throughout the United States.
NOTE TO EDITORS: Media are encouraged to contact the USARC Public Affairs Office, (404) 629-8660/8663/8658, for more information and to arrange coverage of these units. Additionally, information about units assigned to the U.S. Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command may be obtained by calling (910) 432-4587. Information about overseas-based Army Reserve units may be obtained by calling the 7th Army Reserve Command Public Affairs Office in Heidelberg, Germany, ***********-80-6789.