Fifth District

Planning and Force Readiness Division
Reserve Force Readiness Branch (dxr)

As the District Commander's Subject Matter Expert on Reserve mobilization, demobilization, training, resource, and policy issues, the District Reserve Force Readiness Staff regularly consults with key stakeholders on Reserve support to contingency plans. The Reserve Force Readiness staff optimizes the District's ability to meet those requirements by maintaining situational awareness of and resource focus on operational reserve training, readiness, and mobilization.


 CDR Richard A. Howell
Branch Chief

For after hours BERTHING assistance, please call (757) 647-2240.

Branch Staff

Reserve Mobilization Readiness Section
LT Kia Ausley Section Chief (757) 483-8645
YN1 Johnna Douglas Mobilization & Admin Specialist (757) 686-4109
Mr. Joseph Paris Program Analyst (757) 483-8495
To reach a member of this section via e-mail, please e-mail:

Funds Appropriation Section
Mr. Lehan Crane Section Chief (757) 483-8427
SKC Donald Rush Procurement, Contracts, Berthing Specialist (757) 483-8591
Ms. Paula S. Hahn Reserve Orders Approval Specialist (757) 483-8535
SN Logan Parker Assist. Procurement, Contracts, Berthing Specialist (757) 686-4104


To reach a member of this section via email, please email:

To reach a Berthing Specialist via email, please email:

For Reserve berthing requests, please submit at least twenty days (30) in advance to:


Click here to access D5 DXR IDT Berthing Request Link:


Click for Berthing FAQ:  Berthing FAQ FY18.pdf


All requested changes/cancellations to Berthing Requests, must be submitted to:


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