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.
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 744th Military Police Battalion, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, conduct ambush operations in conjunction with convoy training with other units during WAREX 86-21-02. Training Soldiers how to react to ambushes is an essential skill for the modern, ever-changing battlefield.
Soldiers assigned to the 973rd Quartermaster Company (Water Purification & Distribution), Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, managed, protected and operated Reverse-Osmosis Water Purification Units (ROWPUs) at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin on June 12th, 2021 . Army Reserve Soldiers produced water for drinking and laundry uses. Purified water was transported by military vehicles to WAREX training locations.
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 702nd Engineer Company build a shelter during the Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 86-21-02 at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, June 11, 2021. WAREX provides a valuable opportunity for U.S. Army Reserve Engineers to practice their skills. U.S. Army Reserve video by Sgt. Zach Johnson
Interview with Staff Sgt. Michael Romero of the 728th Transportation Company featuring footage from the 973rd Quartermaster Company and 728th Transportation Company.
The Soldiers with the 463rd Engineer Battalion construct shelters and improve roads during Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 86-21-02, June 10, 2021, Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. WAREX 86-21-02 is an annual training opportunity for Reserve Soldiers to improve their readiness and hone their skills in their military occupation.
The 812th Quartermaster Company from Kingsville, Texas, conducts a react to fire training during Warrior Exercise (WAREX 86-21-02), Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, June 12, 2021.
Garrison Commander Col. Michael D. Poss and Garrison Command Sergeant Major Paul Mantha observe Month of the Military Child along with their families and Fort McCoy Child and Youth Services staff at Fort McCoy, Wis.
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Brig. Gen. Robert E. Guidry
Commanding General, 86th Training Division
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Command Sgt. Maj. Douglas D. Dieckman
Command Sergeant Major, 416th Theater Engineer Command
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