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Office of the Chief, Army Reserve

Office of the Commander Army Reserve
Seal of the US Army Reserve
Country United States
Allegiance Federal
Branch United States Army Reserve
Garrison/HQ Pentagon, Washington DC
Lieutenant General Jeffrey W. Talley

The Office of the Chief, Army Reserve (OCAR) is located at [1] The CAR is responsible for plans, policies and programs affecting all Army Reserve Soldiers, including those who report directly to the Army. OCAR is made up of specialized groups that advise and support the CAR on a wide variety of issues.


  • Functional specialists within OCAR analyze issues, liaise with other government agencies and develop and implement new initiatives. Examples are the Force Programs Directorate and the Strategic Human Resources Group.
  • Administrative offices within OCAR handle technical requirements and support; contracting, budgeting and financial management; and communications. Examples are Enterprise Services Activity and the Chief Financial Management Office.
  • The Executive staff includes the leaders of the Army Reserve and their aides. This includes the CAR, the Deputy Chiefs of the Army Reserve and the Command Sergeant Major.


Subordinate units

OCAR provides guidance and policy for units commanded by USARC.


Unit Insignia

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia (SSI)



The two eagles’ heads are in reference to the unit’s motto, “Twice the Citizen”, and their Reserve mission.


Distinctive Unit Insignia (DUI)




Unit Honors

External links

  • OCAR Home Page
  • Reserve Components of the United States Army Primer, 2006
  • Army Reserve


  1. ^ "Army Reserve: Organized for Success". Retrieved 30 May 2010. 
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