Volunteers from South Carolina, Tennessee, and Massachusetts filled the first authorized black regiments.
Recruitment was slow until black leaders such as Frederick Douglass (photo citation: 200-FL-22) encouraged black men to become soldiers to ensure eventual full citizenship.
Gossip -- arguably a favorite "sport" in our society -- ranks right up there with football and basketball for things we like to talk about. One of the most common gossip topics in the Army concerns the perception of proper and improper relationships.
Soldiers and leaders often discuss terms such as fraternization, inappropriate relationships and prohibited relationships interchangeably; causing plenty of confusion.
The Organized Reserves were redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps.
Recognizing the importance of the Organized Reserve to the World War II effort, Congress authorized retirement and drill pay for the first time in 1948.
The Army has recently released an update to Army Regulation 600-20, Army Command Policy, which better defines these issues for leaders and Soldiers. 6, so commanders and Soldiers need to be aware of the new elements in the regulation to ensure compliance and to limit confusion.
AR 600-20, paragraph 4-14, defines relationships between Soldiers of different ranks and seeks to clarify proper personal and professional relationships within the Army.
A couple of scenarios to consider are: --You are an officer who regularly hangs out with some of your subordinates to watch the game.
On 2 November 2012, Command Sergeant Major James Lambert was sworn in as the Interim Command Sergeant Major of the Army Reserve, serving as the Chief of the Army Reserve's senior advisor on all enlisted soldier matters, particularly areas affecting training, leader development, mobilization, employer support, family readiness and support, and quality of life.
After World War I, under the National Defense Act of 1920, Congress reorganized the U. land forces by authorizing a Regular Army, a National Guard, and an Organized Reserve (Officers Reserve Corps and Enlisted Reserve Corps) of unrestricted size, which later became the Army Reserve.
3) Accents were used in units and names if they were known.
4) Whenever a day or a month has a value of zero, it means they were unknown.