87th Training Division

 COMING SOON TO THE ARMY RESERVE

Today's Army Reserve covers more than 20 time zones across five continents. We are a battle-tested force facing a future with sophisticated adversaries. We must shift our focus and continue to adapt. We must be physically fit, mentally tough, and determined to defeat the enemy and dominate our foes. America's Army Reserve: the most capable, combat-ready, lethal federal reserve force in the history of the nation. (U.S. Army Reserve video by Calvin Reimold, Spc. Maria Casneiro and Sgt. 1st Class Jerimiah Richardson)
FAQs: COVID-19 impact to the U.S. Army Reserve
May 19, 2020 - These questions have been submitted by Soldiers to various U.S. Army Reserve social media websites. Here, Soldiers may find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Army Reserve Soldier graduates newly formed Senior Gunner Course with top honors
Army Reserve Sgt. Robert Zalabak, a senior gunner and native of Chicago, Illinois, assigned to the 472nd Chemical Battalion, 209th Regional Support Group, 76th Operational Response Command, displays his newly acquired Senior Gunner Course certificate and Army Achievement Medal he received after graduating the Senior Gunner Course with honors and a 96 percent grade point average.  The three-week Senior Gunner Course is a brand new multi-component platform gunnery training course in the Army Reserve developed by master gunners who saw a need for trained platform gunnery experts at not only the division level, but the brigade and battalion levels as well.  (Official U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)
Feb. 27, 2020 - After sitting through three-weeks of in-depth classroom instruction, spending long days at weapons ranges, and dedicating countless hours to late-night studying, one Soldier not only graduated the rigorous and mentally challenging Senior Gunner Course here, but he walked away with top honors.

Retention Event Creates 100% Qualification Rate
Retention and training event hosted at Camp Atterbury by the U.S. Army Reserve Marksmanship Program consisted of a mix of precision and timed action shooting events shot on paper, pop-up, and steel targets from 25 to 400 meters with an ACFT component. The event also included a formal qualification with a 100% go rate among all participants.
Sept. 5, 2019 - Quality Army Reserve events maximize Soldier retention while providing enhanced training.

Army Reserve Soldiers Enhance Retention with Postal Match, History
Soldiers of the Great Lakes Training Division (84th Training Command) conducted Preliminary Marksmanship Instruction & Evaluation on shooting positions used during qualification and the Postal Matches.
Sept. 3, 2019 - Solid training events are an ideal way to enhance Soldier retention and Postal Matches offer an approach accessible to all units.

Combat Support Training Exercise prepares Army Reserve units to be self-sustaining in tactical objectives
Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Nitendra Prasad, Platoon Sergeant, 645th Inland Cargo Transfer Company, Las Vegas, Nevada, yells at his Soldiers to get down as Civilians on the Battlefield approach an entry control point of the Central Receiving Shipping Point yard during a training scenario involving civilians, August 18, 2019 at Combat Support Training Exercise 86-19-04 at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. Prada, a 15-year Army veteran with two overseas tours, rehearsed the mission with his Soldiers and covered the Rules of Engagement and Escalation of force protocol. Army Reserve Soldiers traveled to Fort McCoy to participate in the 86th Training Division’s CSTX 86-19-04 during the month of August. Active duty and Army Reserve observer coach/trainers from First Army’s 181 Multi-functional Training Brigade, 85th U.S. Army Support Command, 84th Training Command and 86th Training Division supported Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers improve their functional and tactical skills by coaching and teaching them about tactical field craft in an austere environment. Soldiers were trained in objectives such as base defense operations, convoy operations and applying first aid on the battlefield.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by 1st Sgt. Anthony L. Taylor)
Aug. 23, 2019 - “Get down! Get away from the gate!” yelled Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Nitendra Prasad, Platoon Sergeant, 645th Inland Cargo Transfer Company, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Brigadier General Todd M. Lazaroski
Incoming Commanding General
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