Master of disaster: Experience on display while training at CSTX
Master Sgt. Michael Montoya, 2nd Battalion, 378th Observer Coach/Trainer Regiment, 91st Training Division conducts an After Action Report with Soldiers from the 890th Inland Cargo Transfer Company following a training mission for Combat Support Training Exercise 2018  at Fort Hunter Liggett, California, July 12, 2018. (Photo by Spc. Gordon Penn)
July 17, 2018 - Master Sgt. Michael Montoya, a member of the 2nd Battalion, 378th Observer Coach/Trainer (OC/T) Regiment, utilizes his decades of combat experience to supervise training lanes for Combined Support Training Exercises (CSTX).

86th Training Division concludes CSTX 18-06-04
View overlooking a fighting position on training grounds at Fort McCoy, Wis., on June 26, 2018.
July 5, 2018 - Over 5,000 Soldiers from over 80 units stationed around the country have traveled to Fort McCoy, Wis., to take part CSTX 86-18-04, the first Combat Support Training Exercise (CSTX) of the season. The exercise is directed by the 84th Training Command and hosted by the 86th Training Division. The 86th TD hosts two such exercises yearly amongst a slew of smaller scale drills that aim to increase the total force readiness of America’s Army Reserve.

Warriors compete to be the best at U.S. Army Reserve competition
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Chase Craig, an observer coach-trainer from Okarche, Oklahoma, with the 3rd Company, 290th Observation and Control Training Battalion, 1st Brigade, 91st Training Division, 84th Training Command (Unit Readiness), and U.S. Army Reserve Spc. John Mundey, a bridge crewmember from Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, 459th Engineer Company (Multi-Role Bridge), 299th Combat Engineer Battalion, 412th Theater Engineer Command, received the 2018 U.S. Army Reserve Best Noncommissioned Officer and Best Warrior at an awards banquet held at the Crown Plaza at Fayetteville, North Carolina, June 15, 2018. U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers competed in The 2018 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition held at Fort Bragg, North Carolina from June 10-15, 2018. When all scores have been calculated and competitors have rested after the grueling competition, the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge, Excellence in Competition pistol badge, and the U.S. Army Reserve 2018 Best Warrior noncommissioned officer and enlisted Soldier titles are awarded. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Anshu Pandeya) (Released)
June 15, 2018 - U.S. Army Reserve Spc. John Mundey and U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Chase Craig were named as winners of the 2018 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition Best Warrior and Best Noncommissioned Officer in a ceremony at the Crown Complex in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on June 15, 2018.

Craig, Mundey named U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition winners
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Chase Craig, an observer coach-trainer from Okarche, Oklahoma, with the 3rd Company, 290th Observation and Control Training Battalion, 1st Brigade, 91st Training Division, 84th Training Command (Unit Readiness), performs a low crawl on obstacle four of the Fort Bragg Air Assault School Obstacle Course. Touching the barbed wire with any part of their body during this lane results in disqualification, requiring the competitor to be returned to the beginning of the lane to try again or continue with a loss of points.  Thirty-six warriors continue to vie for the title of United States Army Reserve Best Warrior during the grueling multifaceted competition that has so far included elements of physical training, weapons marksmanship and familiarization, warrior tasks and battle drills, essay writing, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge testing and many other events. The competition began 9 June and will conclude with an awards luncheon 15 June, 2018 (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Lisa M. Litchfield/released).
June 15, 2018 - Sgt. Chase Craig and Spc. John Mundey were named the U.S. Army Reserve Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year, respectively, during the 2018 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition award ceremony at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on June 15.

Army Reserve Soldiers going extra mile - Sgt. Audie Murphy Club
The 63rd Readiness Division and Fort Hunter Liggett teamed up and hosted the first SAMC Phase III and IV boards at FHL in September 2017, and once again during the week of May 21, 2018. Five Army Reserve Soldiers participated in the Sgt. Audie Murphy Award program’s intensive tests, and at the end, only two Soldiers proved their mettle to live up to Staff Sgt. Audie Murphy’s heroic standards of leadership and selfless service: Sgt. 1st Class Francisco Matos with the 63rd RD, and Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Caffey with the 91st Training Division. The Phase IV Board members have forwarded Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Caffey and Sgt. 1st Class Francisco Matos membership recommendations to Forces Command for approval. They will be formally inducted into the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club and presented their membership medals in September 2018. For more info: http://www.audiemurphy.com/samc.htm.
June 11, 2018 - The 63rd Readiness Division and Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., teamed up and hosted the first SAMA Phase III and IV boards at FHL in September 2017, and once again during the week of May 21, 2018. Five Army Reserve Soldiers participated in the SAMA’s intensive tests, and at the end, only two Soldiers proved their mettle to live up to Staff Sgt. Audie Murphy’s heroic standards of leadership and selfless service: Sgt. 1st Class Francisco Matos with the 63rd RD, and Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Caffey with the 91st Training Division.

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