A 84th Training Command commercial showcasing its mission training complexes that support the development, integration, and synchronization of leader development and mission command solutions to units and Soldiers.
During the month of May, the Army Reserve recognizes members of the Asian-American and Pacific Islander population for their military and civilian service to our nation. We honor their sacrifices and celebrate their heritage because their stories are OUR stories as Americans.
In the month of May, the Army Reserve recognizes the topic of mental health and joins the effort to eliminate the stigmas and obstacles millions of Americans face when dealing with mental illness. This year, the National Alliance on Mental Illness is sharing the message of "Together for Mental Health."
The official party stands for the singing of the Army song during the 86th Training Division assumption of command ceremony, Sept. 11, at Fort McCoy, Wis. The party consisted of, from left to right) Brig. Gen. Robert E. Guidry, commanding general, 86th Training Division; Maj. Gen. Miguel A. Castellanos, commanding general, 84th Training Division and ceremony officiant; and Command Sgt. Maj. Douglas Dieckman, senior enlisted advisor, 86th Training Division. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Debralee Best/86th Training Division)
Army reserve soldiers training at the virtual battlespace simulator (VBS3) as part of WAREX 86-21-02 exercise held at Fort McCoy WI facilitated by the 86th Training Division. The purpose of the VBS3 is to provide a virtual environment for the unit to prepare for the live convoy operation lanes held later in the week. WAREX is an annual training event integrating both combat support and combat service support assets to train United States Army Reserve Soldiers. The exercise facilitates opportunities to proactively handle real-world scenarios with competency in infantry tactics, defensive posture, convoy operations, communication planning and security.
Army reserve soldiers training at the virtual clearance training suite (VCTS) simulator as part of WAREX 86-21-02 exercise held at Fort McCoy WI facilitated by the 86th Training Division. The purpose of the VCTS is to provide individual and collective training for Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (CIED) missions to Route Clearance in a virtual environment. WAREX is an annual training event integrating both combat support and combat service support assets to train United States Army Reserve Soldiers. The exercise facilitates opportunities to proactively handle real-world scenarios with competency in infantry tactics, defensive posture, convoy operations, communication planning and security.
Parks Reserve Forces Training Area Increases Renewable Energy: Solar Array Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Col. Serena D. Johnson, Parks Reserve Forces Training Area Garrison Commander and Mr. Jarrod Ross, Fort Hunter Liggett’s Resource Efficiency Manager cut a ceremonial ribbon for PRFTA’s 2MW Solar Array, May 24, 2022. The 2MW Solar Array is a part of PRFTA’s innovative microgrid system which PRFTA broke ground on in 2021.
May 27, 2022 - Parks Reserve Forces Training Area (PRFTA) is celebrating another step closer to uninterrupted access to electricity. On May 24, the Army Reserve-funded installation held a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the addition...

1st Mission Support Command joins other federal and DOD leaders for a hurricane rehearsal of concept drill hosted by ARNORTH
In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, Lt. Gen. John R. Evans Jr., U.S. Army North commander, hosted more than 100 military and civilian leaders both in person and virtually for its hurricane rehearsal of concept drill here May 25, 2022.



“This training is important , the command’s ability to respond and mitigate suffering in the island of Puerto Rico will improve greatly as we deconflict and coordinate with some key federal and Department of Defense partners,” said Col. Carlos Caceres, 1st Mission Support Command commanding officer.



Incidents such as Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and U.S Virgin Islands are a common occurrence throughout the hurricane season every year starting June 1 through November 30, in the Caribbean.
May 27, 2022 - In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, Lt. Gen. John R. Evans Jr., U.S. Army North commander, hosted more than 100 military and civilian leaders both in person and virtually for its hurricane rehearsal of concept...

US Army Career Skills Program: A Pathway to Civilian Employment
Sgt. Maj. Derrick Witherspoon is the sergeant major for U.S. Army Reserve Command Public Affairs (far left), Sgt. Maj. Derrick Witherspoon stands with his wife, Niesha, and boys, Bryson (far right), and Landon, at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (center), and Sgt. Derrick Witherspoon speaks to a young man during his deployment to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1998 (far right).
May 26, 2022 - I proudly served my country faithfully in the U.S. Army for more than 31 years, and I knew the decision to retire was going to be life-changing process. So before making that decision, I started having conversations with my...

313th U.S. Army Band: Have horns, will travel
The jazz combo includes, from left, Sgt. 1st Class Zack Miller, on drums; Sgt. Raul Uriarte, on bass guitar; Sgt. Kevin Carter, jazz combo leader, on saxophone; and Spc. Ju’Nias Smoot, on keyboard. (Skip Vaughn)
May 25, 2022 - After the Army Materiel Command Band deactivated and moved out, the 313th U.S. Army Band moved in...

Army Reserve leader visits Fort McCoy; learns more about installation, workforce
Stephen Sullivan, the Chief Financial Officer and Director for Resources, Installations, and Materiel for the Office of the Chief of the Army Reserve, participates in a tour of facilities April 25, 2022, at Fort McCoy, Wis., as part of an official visit with Fort McCoy Garrison officials. Sullivan visited Fort McCoy from April 25-27 to learn more about the installation and see facilities throughout the post. The visit included an initial overview briefing by Garrison Commander Col. Michael Poss with other members of the Fort McCoy Garrison command team as well as several Fort McCoy workforce leaders and members. The visit also included tours of barracks buildings and dining facilities used for the Operation Allies Welcome mission at Fort McCoy between Aug. 15, 2021, and Feb. 15, 2022. And Sullivan received an aerial tour aboard a UH-60 Black Hawk that showed him the entire installation from north to south and in between. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
May 25, 2022 - Stephen Sullivan, the Chief Financial Officer and Director for Resources, Installations, and Materiel for the Office of the Chief of the Army Reserve, visited Fort McCoy from April 25-27 to learn more about the installation...
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Brig. Gen. Robert E. Guidry
Commanding General, 86th Training Division
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Command Sgt. Maj. H.H. George Luedtke
Command Sergeant Major, 86th Training Division
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