U.S. Army Reserve Command
U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Erika Alvarado who received the Gen. Douglas MacArthur leadership award poses for a photograph during a ceremony Oct. 21, 2020, at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Soldiers with the 801st ECC lay a concrete channel to form a retaining wall around the cemetery to prevent water and soil from flowing down the hillside.
The 801st ECC replaced the drainage system to redirect water around cemetery and prevent erosion, repaired retaining walls, and restored headstones.
Soldiers restore the initial flag pole footing, and one of the three retaining walls to redirect water around the Mare Island Naval Cemetery.
Soldiers with the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion and 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command visit a WWII memorial in Berlin, Germany September 27, 2020. 25 members from both units attended a battlefield staff ride, U.S. Army Europe leader training exercises that use the setting of a historical campaign or battle as the basis for unified land operation and professional development. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Morrow)
Soldiers with the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion and 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command visit a WWII memorial in Berlin, Germany September 27, 2020. 25 members from both units attended a battlefield staff ride, U.S. Army Europe leader training exercises that use the setting of a historical campaign or battle as the basis for unified land operation and professional development. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Morrow)
Soldiers with the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion and 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command visit the Checkpoint Charlie Museum in Berlin, Germany September 26, 2020. 25 members from both units attended a battlefield staff ride, U.S. Army Europe leader training exercises that use the setting of a historical campaign or battle as the basis for unified land operation and professional development. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Morrow)
A prayer Is given for a fallen soldier of the 360th Civil Affairs Brigade during operation TARO WARRIOR at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, on June 23, 2019, prior to the chaplain detachments falling under the 81st Readiness Division. Now that more than half of the detachments align with the RD, training and deployment standards will be the same across the board.
Ben Crocker, a military technician with the 88th Readiness Division's Equipment Conctration Site 67 at Fort McCoy, Wis., was recently featured in a recruitment video to highlight the 88th RD's MILTECH program vacancies across the 19-state region.
Staff Sgt. Ben Crocker, an information technician with the U.S. Army Reserve, was recently featured in a recruitment video to highlight the 88th RD's MILTECH program vacancies across the 19-state region.
335th Signal Command (Theater) Officers win MacArthur Leadership Award
U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Erika Alvarado who received the Gen. Douglas MacArthur leadership award poses for a photograph during a ceremony Oct. 21, 2020, at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Oct. 23, 2020 - Two Army Reserve officers from the 335th Signal Command (Theater), Maj. Erika Alvarado and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kenya Rice received the Gen. Douglas MacArthur leadership award during a ceremony Wednesday at the Pentagon. Alvarado is a cyber officer with the Army Reserve Cyber Protection Brigade. Rice is a property book officer with the 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional).

Army Reserve Soldiers support city of Vallejo in restoration of historic West Coast naval cemetery
Soldiers with the 801st ECC lay a concrete channel to form a retaining wall around the cemetery to prevent water and soil from flowing down the hillside.
Oct. 23, 2020 - The Mare Island Naval Cemetery had been neglected for nearly 30 years when retired Capt. Ralph Parrott, Supply Corp, U.S. Navy, and his wife visited in 2017 after becoming stranded in California on their way to Malaysia.

Army Reserve civil affairs unit conducts battlefield staff ride
Soldiers with the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion and 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command visit the Checkpoint Charlie Museum in Berlin, Germany September 26, 2020. 25 members from both units attended a battlefield staff ride, U.S. Army Europe leader training exercises that use the setting of a historical campaign or battle as the basis for unified land operation and professional development. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Angela Morrow)
Oct. 23, 2020 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and Civilians from the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion and 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Mission Support Command, received hands-on WWII learning experiences during a battlefield staff ride, here, September 25-27.

Chaplain detachments move to 81st Readiness Division, enhance readiness
A prayer Is given for a fallen soldier of the 360th Civil Affairs Brigade during operation TARO WARRIOR at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, on June 23, 2019, prior to the chaplain detachments falling under the 81st Readiness Division. Now that more than half of the detachments align with the RD, training and deployment standards will be the same across the board.
Oct. 22, 2020 - More than half of all chaplain detachments in the U.S. Army Reserve moved under the 81st Readiness Division on Oct. 16. Of the 40 total units in the USAR, 22 now align under the Wildcat Nation. The realignment comes with the added push to ensure all chaplain personnel are ready to deploy at a moment’s notice to better meet requirements to support both Army Reserve and active-duty units either as a supplement or to fill a capabilities gap.

MILTECHs play critical role to ensure unit readiness
Staff Sgt. Vincent Johnson,a mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, was recently featured in a recruitment video to highlight the 88th RD's MILTECH program vacancies across the 19-state region.
Oct. 22, 2020 - Here’s an Army acronym you may have heard of, but might not have a great understanding of: MILTECH, or military technician. In the 88th Readiness Division, MILTECHs play an important role helping to ensure Army Reserve units in the 19-state region are ready for deployment overseas and can achieve important missions. The job of the Army Reserve could not be accomplished without military technicians.