AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast

Special Edition: Army Reserve & COVID-19 - Battle Assemblies, Financial Relief and More

April 22, 2020

What is the COVID-19 impact on the U.S. Army Reserve (USAR)? With regular “battle assemblies” temporarily suspended, Soldiers can still be paid for command approved and verified time spent on readiness, physical fitness and online training. CSM Ted Copeland of the Army Reserve discusses this, financial relief, career progression and more with SMA(R) Dan Dailey. Recommendations for future topics are welcome via email at

Guest: Command Sergeant Major Ted L. Copeland, Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Reserve

Host: Sergeant Major of the Army (Retired) Daniel A. Dailey, AUSA’s Vice President for NCO and Soldier Programs

Soldier Today, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, focuses on what is important to Soldiers and NCOs.



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