Father Matt Foley, fourth from the left, parish pastor for St. James Catholic Church, in Arlington Heights, Illinois, pauses for a photo with local Soldiers, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, during the unit’s battle assembly weekend training, February 9, 2020.
Father Matt Foley, parish pastor for St. James Catholic Church, in Arlington Heights, Illinois, conducts chaplain services for local Soldiers, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, during the unit’s battle assembly weekend training, February 9, 2020.
Sgt. 1st Class Rosendorn fires during the Precision Pistol phase at All Army, one of the many competitive formats used at the event, which also included combat rifle, combat pistol, and action shooting courses.
Team Coach Sgt. 1st Class Rosendorn instructs the 3-335th TSBn Soldiers prior to a stage of fire. "Team Blackhawks" took first place among the other Army Reserve teams.
1st Sgt. James Salm inspects his target during a training session held after the unit's scheduled Battle Assembly. Local unit shooting teams and Postal Matches are a great way to improve unit training and retention.
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Patricia Wallace, Deputy Commanding General, 88th Readiness Division, speaks with Soldiers, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, during the Operation HerStory all-female Honor Flight news conference at Pritzker Military Library, in Chicago, February 25, 2020.
Ginny Narsete, U.S. Air Force Veteran and the founder of Operation HerStory gives remarks during the Operation HerStory all-female Honor Flight news conference at Pritzker Military Library, in Chicago, February 25, 2020.
Amelia Cunningham, U.S. Air Force veteran, receives a hug from an Army Reserve Master Sgt. Lawanda Nelson during the Operation HerStory all-female Honor Flight news conference at Pritzker Military Library, in Chicago, February 25, 2020.
Amelia Cunningham, U.S. Air Force veteran, pauses for a photo with Army Reserve Soldiers, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, during the Operation HerStory all-female Honor Flight news conference at Pritzker Military Library, in Chicago, February 25, 2020.
Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class James Jacobs, Training NCO, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, pauses for a photo at his desk. Jacobs is an 88 Uniform (Railway Specialist) with more than 20 years of experience in Army rail operations.
First Army trains Observers in the Caribbean
First Army trains Observers in the Caribbean
First Army trains Observers in the Caribbean
First Army trains Observers in the Caribbean
Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command responds to a question, asked by an Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet, during the Fort Jackson ROTC Leader Professional Development Symposium, February 7, 2020, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command conducts an interview with WLTX-TV Channel 19 in Columbia, South Carolina.
Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command talks with Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets during a speed mentoring session at the Fort Jackson ROTC Leader Professional Development Symposium, February 7, 2020, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets pause for a group photo at the conclusion of the Fort Jackson ROTC Leader Professional Development Symposium, February 7, 2020, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
Match Officials (left) at the Southport Gun Club brief Sgt. 1st Class Rosendorn, Maj. Zizkovsky, Cmd. Sgt. Maj. Fall, and Master Sgt. Brunet during their Open Sectional Indoor Pistol Championship. Events like this are open to the public and held around the country. All Army Reserve Soldiers can benefit by attending.
Local events enhance #RetentionViaReadiness