About Us

The 86th Training Division trains and assesses Army Reserve Units in Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) in accordance with U.S. Army Reserve Command and U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) directives in support of Operational and Functional Commands through the conduct of Warrior Exercises and Combat Support Training Exercises (WAREX/CSTX). As directed, provide training to Joint, Combined and Active Army forces.

The 86th Training Division is recognized as the US Army Reserve's premier organization that will assist Joint, Combined, and Active Army Forces in training and assessing unit readiness through live training events.

Re-designated 18 September 2010 as Headquarters, 86th Training Division

Activated 16 September 2010 at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.

Redesignated 11 February 2009 as Headquarters, 86th Training Brigade.

Inactivated 30 December 1946 in the Philippine Islands.

Ordered into active military service 15 December 1942 and reorganized and re-designated at Camp Howze, Texas, as Headquarters, 86th Infantry Division.

Re-designated 31 March 1942 as Division Headquarters, 86th Division.

Organized 10 September 1921 at Chicago, Illinois.

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as Headquarters, 86th Division.

Demobilized in January 1919 at Camp Grant, Illinois.

Organized 25 August 1917 at Camp Grant, Illinois.

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as Headquarters, 86th Division.