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Soldiers and Civilians from across the country engage in ’Stand For Life’ suicide prevention training
Trainers and participants pause for a group photo during the close out of the 85th USARC’s ’Stand For Life’ suicide prevention training, May 6-10, 2019, at the 85th USARSC headquarters. The week-long training event provided suicide prevention program liaisons, from the command’s subordinate units, the opportunity to develop connections at the unit level and these connections will provide SPPLs with visibility, accountability, dialog and the support needed to break stigmas and identify authentic methods to successfully escort a Soldier to safety, away from suicidal ideations. Across the course of the training, numerous stories were shared from trainers and participants on how suicide impacted them but also shared and taught was how to be aware of those suffering from ideations and how to be there for those in need.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
May 17, 2019 - “The latest information that we have is that the suicide rate is going down,” said Stacey Feig, Psychological Health Program director at the Office of the Chief, Army Reserve. “That’s great news. However, the rate of suicidal ideation is still high, which means that we still have a lot of Soldiers who are hurting and who need some assistance in the immediate and in the long term, to be healthy and well as possible.”

Career ‘Citizen Soldier’ reflects on conviction in Omaha missing person case, 13 years later
Chief Warrant Officer 5 Eric Nordby currently serves as an Internal Affairs Investigator with the Omaha, Nebraska Police Department and serves as the command chief warrant officer for the 85th U. S. Army Reserve Support Command. He is a veteran law enforcement officer with 27 years of experience. Nordby grew up in rural north central Nebraska and studied pre-medicine before he joined the Army and started a career in law enforcement. Nordby worked on a missing person case in 2006, when he was a detective at the Omaha Police Department. The case involved a teenage girl named Jessica O'Grady who suddenly went missing after meeting with her boyfriend, Christopher Edwards, at his home on May 10, 2006. She had intended to tell him she was pregnant.  Nordby was assigned to the case and interviewed the suspect, Edwards. Through determination and cooperation involving multiple law enforcement agencies, Edwards was convicted of murder even though O'Grady's body was never found.
(Photo courtesy of Eric Nordby)
May 17, 2019 - On May 10, 2006 in the mid-western city of Omaha, Nebraska, a teenager named Jessica O’Grady went to her boyfriend’s home. The University of Nebraska student and waitress intended to tell him that she was pregnant, according to, then, Detective Eric Nordby, who is currently the Command Chief Warrant Officer for the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command. The following day she failed to show up for work.

America's Army Reserve demonstrates readiness at All Army
The Army Reserve Careers Division team led by Sgt. Maj. James Mauer was the highest scoring at the 2019 All Army Small Arms Championship. From left, Sgt. Maj. Mauer, Staff Sgt. Rafael Fuentes, Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Horner, Sgt. Joseph Hall, and Sgt. 1st Class  Charles Parker.
March 19, 2019 - America's Army Reserve demonstrates readiness with success at the 2019 All Army Small Arms Championships.

Army leaders from across the country visit Chicago to discuss the way ahead for multi-component command relationship
Battalion command team members and staff from the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command and First Army pause for a photo with World War II Veteran, Al Mampre, during the last day of the 85th USARSC’s Battalion Commanders Huddle briefing, Mar. 10, 2019. Mampre was assigned to the famed Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, who participated in the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Their story was later featured in the HBO mini-series “Band of Brothers”. The purpose of the briefing was to understand the 85th USARSC commanding general’s vision statement of Enhancing Lethality with Superior Service, Proactive Support and World Class Trainers, while creating a shared understanding of the command relationship, where they are as an organization, and where the command is heading. The organization shares in a multi-component partnership with First Army, supporting observer coach/trainer support to ensure readiness of deploying forces.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
March 15, 2019 - Army Reserve battalion command teams from across the country, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, traveled to Chicago for a commander’s forum to discuss the way ahead, as operationally controlled observer coach/trainers to their multi-component partners at First Army, March 8-10, 2019.

Soldiers from “Phantom Battalion” train with their commanding general during battle assembly
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, left, commanding general of the 85th United States Army Reserve Support Command, prepares for driver’s training during the 2-360th Training Support Battalion’s weekend battle assembly training at Parks Reserve Forces Training Area, Nov. 16, 2018. Belanger attended the battalion’s BA to participate in their training events, and to also show support for Soldiers and familiarize herself more with their concerns and successes.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. David Lietz)
Nov. 19, 2018 - Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, commanding general of the 85th United States Army Reserve Support Command, visited with her Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 2-360th Training Support “Phantom Battalion” during a four-day battle assembly weekend training, November 15 -18, 2018.
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