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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)
Army Reserve Chicago-based command acquires new mission
Lt. Col. Brian Wojtasiak, Commander of “Viper 9” and the CONUS Replacement Center, receives the Colors during a Transfer of Authority ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas, September 11, 2020. The 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command’s 1st Battalion, 338 Regiment, assumed the CRC mission, supporting as 5th Armored Brigade’s “Viper 9”, the ninth rotation serving in this mission. The 94th Training Division’s 8th Battalion, 108th Regiment bid farewell during the ceremony as “Viper 8” to close out their rotation. The CRC mission is to take care of Soldiers, DA Civilians and contractors that go through the mobilization process, individually, ahead of overseas deployments and assignments. This was the first unit assigned to the 85th USARSC to mobilize for this effort after receiving the mission from Army Reserve Command.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Anthony L. Taylor)
Sept. 16, 2020 - News stories reporting on military units preparing for overseas deployments or returning back home have been a fairly common story throughout the last two decades.

Stand for Life connects suicide prevention skills in a virtual world
Army Reserve suicide prevention program managers begin their first virtual Stand for Life suicide prevention training event with 79 suicide prevention liaisons across Army Reserve units throughout the continental U.S. The training which was supposed to be a live event was forced to cancel, due to COVID-19, one week before their training date. Months later, the team came together to develop a virtual forum and train the SPLs in a thorough program that examines a broad range of areas when handling suicide-related concerns. The training is designed to grow a network of people who maintain established relationships there and support each other after the training is completed. The event was a collaboration effort from several Army Reserve subordinate commands.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
Sept. 11, 2020 - “If there is any time where we need suicide prevention training, it is now,” said Army Reserve Capt. Devin Richter, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command’s 3rd battalion, 383rd Regiment, based in St. Louis, Missouri. “It’s during COVID that people are not able to interact with their friends and loved ones like they used to. We are not a people of isolation. We are a people of interaction. We thrive off of others. We get energy from others. Others lift us up.”

Army Reserve Service Rifle Team at Interservice
The Army Reserve Service Rifle Team at the 59th Interservice Rifle Championships at the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia. Back row (L to R): SPC Mason Petersen, Mr. Jon Casillas, COL Christopher Baer, CW3 Joseph Hayes, SFC Richard Hartley, SSG Sean Morris, MAJ David Yerkes, MSG Joseph Braswell, SFC John Arcularius, SFC Adam Stauffer, SSG Matt Goad, Mr. Stephen Austin (ACAR), MSG Howard Griffith. Front row (L to R): 2LT Jack Pitman, CDT Cameron Bates, SPC Dan Lowe, SGT Drew Wood, SGT Keith Stephens, SFC Cheryl Morris, SFC John Bonjour, SFC Dan Dorosheff.
Aug. 28, 2020 - Interservice competition has a six decade history of open, high-level competition that is well represented by the Army Reserve and all of the services.

Army multi-component effort pushes through training exercise in the face of COVID-19
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Eric Monson, observer coach/trainer assigned to the 1st Battalion, 383rd Regiment in Des Moines, Iowa, conducts a demonstration during Table 3 of the new Army Individual Weapons Qualification standards that will take effect on October 1, 2020. The preliminary marksmanship instruction was part of Operation Ready Warrior exercise, at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. ORW, led by the 78th Training Division, was the Army Reserve’s first collective small-scale training exercise since the start of COVID-19. The exercise was made up of partnerships from various units and organizations from the active and reserve component to include key support from the Fort McCoy Army installation that focused on COVID-19 mitigation efforts to bring Soldiers in safely to train.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Anthony L. Taylor)
Aug. 25, 2020 - In approaching the entrance gates of Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Soldiers are quickly refocused to COVID-19 as they drive by the posted mitigation efforts required to enter the installation. A continuation of reminders surrounds the post with mobile hand-wash stations that are placed alongside buildings and busy streets, temperature checks are conducted, and training units are broken down into smaller groups called “Cohorts”.

Army Reserve officer credits Army training with his success in aerospace
U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Pat Lis pauses for a photo at the entrance to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. Lis credits the U.S. Army to his success working 33 years in the aerospace industry.
(Courtesy photo by Pat Lis)
Aug. 4, 2020 - If a job posting read “experience wanted in Aerospace industry” Lieutenant Colonel Pat Lis, officer-in-charge of the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command’s surgeon office, would be the one to call.
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