During a visit to Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, on May 16, 2019, Vice President Mike Pence recognized the post's achievements and those of the U.S. Army Reserve's 88th Readiness Division.
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)
LTG Charles D Luckey talks about the incompatibility of extremist groups and service in America's Army Reserve. New version has direction for commanders--including holding Soldiers accountable.
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, sends his message to the field about the Army Combat Fitness Test, the newest way the Army will evaluate the physical fitness and endurance of its Soldiers.
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey calls on U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers to "know what right looks like" and hold themselves and each other accountable, and focus on the fundamentals of Fieldcraft.
#ArmyValues The Seven Core Army Values are what being a #USArmyReserve Soldier is all about. How do you live these values on and off the field? Learn more here: https://go.usa.gov/xUfj6
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.

The Army Reserve’s 85th Support Command conducts second round of back-to-back virtual change in leadership ceremonies
Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command held a pre-recorded virtual change of responsibility ceremony, July 10, 2020, during their Soldier Virtual Battle Assembly, where 1st Sgt. Anthony L. Taylor relinquished responsibility to 1st Sgt. Karen Fittanto. The virtual ceremony was the second virtual change in leadership ceremonies that the headquarters conducted in the last two months. Last month, the command held a virtual change of command ceremony for their commanding general.
The HHC Change of Responsibility video can be viewed on the 85th USARSC’s official Facebook page at: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/85SPTCMD.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. David Lietz)
July 17, 2020 - Last month, the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command held a virtual change of command ceremony for their commanding general; last weekend, their headquarters and headquarters company conducted a virtual change of responsibility receiving a new first sergeant, July 10, 2020.

Civil Affairs Soldiers Prep for Mobilization at Fort McCoy
Soldiers from the 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion work at a civil military operations center as part of the cumulative training exercise July 14, 2020, in preparation for an upcoming overseas deployment. These Soldiers are some of the first to begin in-person training following the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and the Department of Defense.
July 15, 2020 - The work of the Army Reserve does not stop, even in the midst of a global pandemic. Civil Affairs Soldiers from the 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion used Fort McCoy as the backdrop for their cumulative training exercise July 14, as they prepare for an overseas deployment later this year.

Huntsville Center REMs exceed energy savings goals for the Army Reserve
June 26, 2020 - The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville’s Resource Efficiency Manager Program not only continued to deliver the program, but exceeded energy savings goals for the 88th Readiness Division throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

Army historians document actionable history during COVID-19 operations
NEW YORK – Capt. Julian Woodhouse, officer in charge of the 315th Military History Detachment, works COVID-19 Operations supporting Dept. of Defense Task Force New York from the Moxy Hotel in Times Square, one of the primary operations centers for the Task Force. Woodhouse is part of the team of U.S. Army historians mobilized across the continental United States documenting COVID-19 operations for the U.S. Army. U.S. Army North, as U.S. Northern Command’s Joint Force Land Component Command, supported various needs including public hospitals in New York City and New Jersey, responding to COVID-19 in concert and coordination with state and local entities as well as other federal organizations such as FEMA and Dept. of Health and Human Services.  (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Lamont Bradford)
June 11, 2020 - In 245 years, the U.S. Army has fought wars and conducted stability and support operations overseas and on home soil, often while fighting deadly diseases at the same time. Continental soldiers faced smallpox outbreaks during the Revolutionary War; their descendants had to contend with a massive influenza pandemic during World War I. Now, as U.S. forces continue to carry out their various missions worldwide, U.S. Army historians are documenting stories from the front line of the COVID-19 battle across the United States, in an effort to preserve the lessons of current events for future generations.

Maj. Gen. Darrell J. Guthrie
Commanding General, 88th Readiness Division

Sergeant Major Rich Perez
Interim Command Sergeant Major, 88th Readiness Division

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