Sergeant 1st Class Nuhi Zhuta, left, from the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, leads two best warrior competitors through some callisthenic exercises during the medical evaluation portion of the competition at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, November 1, 2017.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Zach Mott, 88th Regional Support Command Public Affairs Office)
Sergeant 1st Class Nuhi Zhuta, left, from the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, asks medical related questions to Staff Sgt. Loren Keeler, center, and Sgt. NAME Hardy, two best warrior competitors through some callisthenic exercises during the medical evaluation portion of the competition at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, November 1, 2017.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Zach Mott, 88th Regional Support Command Public Affairs Office)
Best Warrior competitors Staff Sgt. Loren Keeler, right, and Sgt. Thomas Hardy, assess and treats a simulated casualty under the watchful eyes of judges Sgt. Brian Duckworth, right, and Staff Sgt. Dave Schulz, during the competition conducted by 353rd Civil Affairs Command at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, November 1, 2017. Keeler went on to win the title of 353rd CACOM 2017 Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Zach Mott, 88th Regional Support Command Public Affairs Office)
Competitor Staff Sgt. Loren Keeler, from 407th Civil Affairs Battalion, assesses and treats a simulated casualty during the 353rd Civil Affairs Command Best Warrior Competition held at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, November 1, 2017. Keeler went on to win the title of 353rd CACOM 2017 Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by Zach Mott, 88th Regional Support Command Public Affairs Office)
Brigadier Gen. Stephen E. Strand, deputy chief of engineers (Reserve affairs), speaks about President Rutherford B. Hayes during a ceremony honoring the 19th president of the United States in Fremont, Ohio, October 8.
Brigadier Gen. Stephen E. Strand, left, deputy chief of engineers (Reserve affairs), and Chap. (Maj.) Dawn Siebold, 88th Regional Support Command chaplain, salute the wreath they placed at the tomb of former President Rutherford B. Hayes during a ceremony honoring the 19th president of the United States in Fremont, Ohio, October 8, 2017.
Sergeant Luke Washburn, a bugler with the 338th Army Band of the 88th Regional Support Command, plays Taps on the bugle during a wreath laying ceremony honoring former President Rutherford B. Hayes in Fremont, Ohio October 8, 2017.
Major Gen. Patrick Reinert, left, commanding general, 88th Regional Support Command, listens as Launie Mashburn, shop supervisor for Area Maintenance Support Activity 61 (Ground), leads him on a tour of the facility. Prior to the tour, Reinert awarded the shop and its employees for earning runner up status in the Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDA) category of the U.S. Army Reserve Command’s Fiscal Year 2016 Army Award for Maintenance Excellence (AAME).
Paul Harvey, the heavy mobile equipment repairer supervisor for Area Maintenance Support Activity 131, in Jeffersonville, Indiana, speaks to his shop and Maj. Gen. Patrick Reinert, commanding general of the 88th Regional Support Command, during an awards ceremony honoring AMSA 131 for winning of the Level I, Company TDA category of the Fiscal Year 2016 Supply Excellence Awards (SEA) for the U.S. Army Reserve.
Major Gen. Patrick Reinert, commanding general of the 88th Regional Support Command, speaks about the accomplishments of Area Maintenance Support Activity 131 in Jeffersonville, Indiana, honoring the shop for winning the Level I, Company TDA category of the Fiscal Year 2016 Supply Excellence Awards (SEA) for the U.S. Army Reserve.
Major Gen. Patrick Reinert, commanding general of the 88th Regional Support Command, poses with Paul Harvey, center, the heavy mobile equipment repairer supervisor for Area Maintenance Support Activity 131, and the rest of the AMSA 131 shop with the plaque for winning the Level I, Company TDA category of the Fiscal Year 2016 Supply Excellence Awards (SEA) for the U.S. Army Reserve.
Chief Warrant Officer 5 John Brasfield, the command chief warrant officer for the 88th Regional Support Command, speaks to the more than 400 attendees at the 88th RSC-sponsored Yellow Ribbon Program in Minneapolis, September 9, 2017.
Ward Zischke, the command historian for the 88th Regional Support Command, is dressed in World War I era uniform as part of his presentation during the Yellow Ribbon event in Minneapolis September 9, 2017.
Sergeant 1st Class Jolaina Falkenstein, a human resources NCO with the 88th Regional Support Command, addresses the post-deployment group during a presentation at the Yellow Ribbon event in Minneapolis September 9.
Staff Sgt. Mark Sobol, a pre-deployment attendee at the Yellow Ribbon event, uses ones of the devices at a community partner booth during a break between presentations in Minneapolis September 9.
Major Gen. Patrick Reinert, the commanding general of the 88th Regional Support Command, speaks to the more than 200 people gathered at the Cherokee County, Iowa courthouse for a dedication ceremony for the Freedom Rock Tour that is in honor of the veterans of Cherokee County, September 10. Reinert is a native of Cherokee County, Iowa, and currently commands the 88th RSC, which provides base operations support for U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, families and facilities across 19 states, of which Iowa is one.
This rock was painted and dedicated at Cherokee, Iowa during a ceremony that was part of the Freedom Rock Tour, September 10, 2017. The rock honors the service members past and present from Cherokee County, Iowa, and was painted by Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II as a tribute. This rock is part of a collective effort to place a Freedom Rock in each of Iowa's 99 counties. During the ceremony, Cherokee County native, and Commanding General of the 88th Regional Support Command, Maj. Gen. Patrick Reinert spoke about his service and the honor he has of being a veteran from Cherokee County.
Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II, the artist who painted the Freedom Rock that now sits outside the Cherokee County, Iowa courthouse, speaks about his inspiration for starting the Freedom Rock Tour and the veterans he painted for this rock during a dedication ceremony September 10 in Cherokee, Iowa.
Maj. Christopher Spencer, 88th Regional Support Command retirement services officer, presents Joe Damico with a certificate for one of the awards his brother, Pfc. George G. Damico, earned for his service during the Korean War during a presentation in Cumberland, Wisconsin, August 22. Pfc. Damico was killed in action September 27, 1950 and his remains were never found.
Major Christopher Spencer, 88th Regional Support Command retirement services officer, speaks with Joe Damico and his wife during a presentation of awards earned by Joe's brother, Pfc. George G. Damico, for his service during the Korean War in Cumberland, Wisconsin August 22. Pfc. Damico was killed in action in Korea on September 27, 1950 and his remains were never found.