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.
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First Army Commander visits Gold Star Mothers at Chicagoland luncheon
Lt. Gen. Thomas S. James Jr., Commanding General, First U.S. Army, hugs a Gold Star Mother after she received a yellow rose during the Gold Star Mother’s Day luncheon, September 29, 2019, at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois. The United States first began observing Gold Star Mother’s Day on the last Sunday of September in 1936. James, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, and a dozen dignitaries attended the Gold Star Mother’s Day luncheon. The luncheon honored the sacrifice of Gold Star Mothers and Families who have lost a loved one while serving in the U.S. military. An estimated 150 Gold Star Mothers and supporters attended the luncheon. Pritzker officially proclaimed September 29, 2019 as Gold Star Mother’s Day in Illinois. Members of the Illinois Patriot Guard lined the walkway to the entrance of the LeJardin Room where the event was held.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. David Lietz)
Oct. 1, 2019 - U.S. Army Spc. Jesse Tilton served as a medic with the 82nd Airborne Division in Kandahar City, Afghanistan. On July 13, 2010, around 10 p.m., six Taliban suicide bombers attacked their base near the gate where they lived.

Army active component and Army Reserve command teams train and integrate to support readiness within multi-component partnership
Brig. Gen. Kris A Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Support Command talks with Col. David Woodruff, 181st Infantry Brigade (MFTB) Commander, Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, during the New Brigade Command Teams training, September 21-22, 2019. Brigade command teams traveled to the 85th USARSC headquarters to learn about command relationships, medical readiness and training management within the multi-component partnership between the active component’s First Army and the U.S. Army Reserve’s 85th USARSC. The training also included breakout sessions with members of the G primary staffs. The purpose of the training was to explain some of the challenges facing the Army Reserve and to develop a common understanding between the active component and the Army Reserve.

(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. David Lietz)
Sept. 25, 2019 - The 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command hosted their New Command Teams training briefing during their battle assembly weekend with newly assigned active component brigade and Army Reserve battalion commanders, September 21-22, 2019.

Army Reserve Soldier receives honor amongst thousands during Chicago Sky WNBA home game
Sky Guy, left, the Women’s National Basketball Association’s Chicago Sky team mascot, and U.S. Army Reserve Master Sgt. Ebony Evans pause for a photo after she receives an honor for her service during the Chicago Sky’s final home game, of the regular season, at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois, September 1, 2019. Evans was honored during the game for her 19 years of service in the Army to include two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Noble Eagle.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Anthony L. Taylor)
Sept. 6, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Master Sgt. Ebony Evans, was honored by the Chicago Sky Women's National Basketball Association team for her military service during their final home game of the regular season verses the Phoenix Mercury at Wintrust Arena, September 01, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.

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.

Army Reserve observer coach/ trainers ready infantry Soldiers during Army Total Force exercise
Florida National Guard Soldiers fire at the enemy, from a rooftop building, during lanes training at eXportable Combat Training Capability 19-05 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. The Soldiers will continue their training next year at Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) at Fort Polk, Louisiana in preparation for overseas deployments or stateside mobilizations. 
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. David Lietz)
Aug. 15, 2019 - Infantry Soldiers, assigned to the Florida National Guard, kneel in tall grass under the Friday night sky during eXportable Combat Training Capability 19-05. They stand by quietly waiting to move out during a phase of area security mission one into the mock city of Al Jaffa. Once ready, the Soldiers move towards their objective and carry out sensitive site exploitation, based on available intelligence information, and capture a high value target.

Maj. Gen. Jody J. Daniels
Commanding General 88th Readiness Division
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Command Sergeant Major Ronnie Farmer
88th RD Command Sergeant Major
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