The U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) is one of three elements in the Army, along with Active Duty and Army National Guard. Both the USAR and the Army National Guard constitutes the Reserve Components (RC) of the U.S. Army. USAR has more than 2,000 units in the U.S., Guam, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Germany, each one trained in a specialized skill and ready to support Army missions around the world. USAR 's mission is to provide trained, equipped, and ready soldiers and cohesive units to meet the global requirements across the full spectrum of operations.
USAR supports the national military strategy of U.S. at the highest possible level. Every Soldier in USAR is provided with the best training and the latest equipment and technology available. USAR soldiers are given training and an array of specialized skills to help the Army accomplish its missions.