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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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.

Army Reserve Soldier is honored at national pro fast pitch softball game
Maj. Rebecca Spohr, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, throws in a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Bandits home game vs. the United States Specialty Sports Association Pride team at Parkway Bank Sports Complex, August 11, 2019, in Rosemont, Illinois. Spohr received an honor at the game throwing in a ceremonial first pitch. August battle assembly was the last BA for Spohr as the Headquarters and Headquarters Company Commander.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Michael Ariola)
Aug. 14, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Rebecca Spohr, was honored during pre-game activities before the start of the National Pro Fast-pitch League softball game between the Chicago Bandits and the United States Specialty Sports Association Pride at Parkway Bank Sports Complex, August 11, 2019, in Rosemont, Illinois.

Recent conference at Fort McCoy shows Army Reserve Ambassadors' importance to readiness
88th Readiness Division Commanding General Maj. Gen. Jody J. Daniels spends time with US Army Reserve Ambassadors from the 19 states of the 88th RD, on August 3, 2019, at Fort McCoy, Wis.  The group discussed issues and the way ahead as the Ambassadors continue vital support to the 88th RD's updated mission. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class John Freese)
Aug. 9, 2019 - 88th Readiness Division U.S. Army Reserve Ambassadors from 19 states met on August 3, 2019, to discuss and plan a shift in focus as part of their support to the 88th RD's adjusted mission.  It's a way ahead that will take the 88th's USAR Ambassadors into the foreseeable future. 

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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