Brad Striegel

Brad Striegel is a U.S. Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel with Field Artillery, Quartermaster, Civil Affairs and Force Management qualifications and experience in the active and reserve components.  His operational experience includes tours in Afghanistan, Kuwait and South Korea. He is currently assigned to the U.S. Army Forces Command Strategy Team. The views are his own.

The persistent use of RC forces is referred to as the Operational Reserve.  For the last several years there has been much debate on what the OR is, or is not.