Army Reserve 105th Birthday

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One hundred and five years ago today, April 23, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt signed Senate Bill 1424, creating the Medical Reserve Corps, authorizing the Army to maintain a pool of reserve medical officers available for call to active duty in emergencies. On June 3, 1916, The National Defense Act established the Officers Reserve Corps and on June 4, 1920, the National Defense Act Amendments established the Organized Reserve.

Transforming from a strategic force of last resort to an indispensable, operational force of first responders, Army Reserve Soldiers, Warrior Citizens have joined with the active Army to defend the nation’s national security

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