Military Review English Edition March-April 2016 - Page 101

RESERVE COMPONENT (Photo by Spc. Michael Crawford, 354th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) Sgt. Anthony Goodman (left), a truck driver with the 298th Transportation Company based in Franklin, Pennsylvania, removes a grounding rod for a fuel tanker while Staff Sgt. Jonathan Collier, a fuel handler with the 1st Infantry Division, prepares to remove a fueling hose 24 July 2007 at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California. Seventy-eight percent of the Army’s sustainment forces are projected to reside in the reserve component by 2017. The Role of the Reserve Component as an Operational Reserve Capt. Eric J. Leib, U.S. Army Reserve [The Nation must] ensure the right mix of operationally ready and responsive Total Army forces and capabilities to rapidly meet emergent global combatant command requirements while maintaining an operational and strategic landpower reserve. −Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, former chief of staff of the Army MILITARY REVIEW  March-April 2016 99