U.S. Army Reserve

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SGT Aaron Berogan


Army Reserve leader speaks on celebrating our veterans November 14, 2017 — The auditorium filled with silence as the audience stood up from their seats at Buffalo Grove High School on Nov. 11, 2017. The first notes of the national anthem played as hundreds watched the nation’s colors marched into the room during a Veteran’s Day ceremony. MORE

Army Reserve Chicago-based command receives new leadership October 25, 2017 — Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, Commanding General, 85th Support Command, assumed command of the 85th SPT CMD, October 21, 2017, in an Assumption of Command ceremony at the headquarters. MORE

Army Reserve command celebrates a century of history July 13, 2017 — The doughboys marched off of the parade field, with the colors held high, and all in attendance watched until the Soldiers disappeared from sight. The 85th Support Command color guard team, wearing World War I-era uniforms, were one of several components for the 85th Support Command’s centennial celebration reflecting on the unit’s 100-year history. MORE

Army Reserve unit holds relinquishment of command ceremony July 13, 2017 — The air echoed as cannons fired, smoke and sulfur filled the sky, and the outgoing commanding general spoke his final words to his Soldiers. MORE

Army Reserve general meets with Gold Star Families in Memorial Day ceremonies June 5, 2017 — The songs of the Armed Forces filled the air, as the sound of feet hitting the ground in unison echoed through the streets. Onlookers filled the sidewalks cheering and thanking service members for their service; also there, quietly weeping with both sorrow and joy, were the Gold Star Families remembering their loved ones that they lost, and also in awe of the support they received. MORE

Command briefs new leaders on the way ahead for readiness requirements June 1, 2017 — New command team leaders, assigned to the 85th Support Command, sat shoulder to shoulder to gain a better understanding of what was expected of them as they lead their battalions and take them forward in readiness, May 19, 2017. MORE

Headquarters staff hits marksmanship with high qualification rate April 6, 2017 — The air smelled of carbon as Soldiers, assigned to the 85th Support Command headquarters, fired rounds at their targets down range. One-by-one rounds from each muzzle blazed a path, in many cases finding center mass of their goal. MORE

Army Reserve Soldiers mobilize to train and equip a ready force April 4, 2017 — Military family separations for duty are never easy. Whether it is your first or last, the other side of the world or just the other side of the United States, it is a challenge leaving behind loved ones, but a necessary sacrifice to ensure the readiness of our force in defense of the nation. MORE

New leaders with a new understanding October 18, 2016 — As leaders move into new roles it is important for them to understand the roles of their counterparts, especially if it is their first time working with a unique command like the 85th Support Command. MORE

Army Reserve unit honors ‘great officer…great human’ killed in Fla. shooting June 28, 2016 — The Orlando shooting that recently took 49 lives continues to leave many throughout the United States mourning and remembering their loved one MORE