Category: 85th Support Command

Suicide prevention training is changing the culture to reduce suicide
February 15, 2023
Tifini Steif, Suicide Prevention Program Manager, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, pauses for a photo with her class during a three-day Ask Care Escort Suicide Intervention tier two training event at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Texas.

Local service members start new year with a military recognition from Chicago Blackhawks
January 9, 2023
Retired Air Force veteran Alex Parker (left) and Staff Sgt. Justin Craggs, Mobilization Non-Commissioned Officer, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, are pictured on the United Center jumbotron as hockey fans stand on their feet cheering during a military salute at a Chicago Blackhawks military appreciation night game, January 6, 2023, at the United Center.

Wreaths Across America ceremony honors veterans and first responders at local cemetery
December 21, 2022
A wreath lays at the grave of Revolutionary War veteran Eli Skinner at the Elk Grove Cemetery, 25 miles northwest of Chicago, December 17, 2022.

Soldiers and veterans celebrate Veterans Day activities across the Chicagoland area
November 16, 2022
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Eric Kroner, left, G-3 Force Protection/Physical Security Officer, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command; and Brig. Gen. Doug Lowrey, center, Commanding General, Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, render a salute as singer Jim Cornelison, right, sings the National Anthem at the Chicago Blackhawks Military Appreciation Night game at the United Center in Chicago on Monday, November 14, 2022.

Chicago Blackhawks honor Army Reserve Soldier during Hispanic Heritage home game
October 27, 2022
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Alberto Vega, Information Technology Specialist, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, renders a salute during the playing of the National Anthem at the Chicago Blackhawks home game versus the Florida Panthers, October 25, 2022.

The Army Reserve’s 85th Support Command hosts reserve component training for active-duty commanders
October 19, 2022
Brig. Gen. Richard W. Corner, II, Commanding General, 85th United States Army Reserve Support Command, addresses staffs during the 85th USARSC’s Brigade Command Team Training at Arlington Heights, Illinois, October 15, 2022.

Servicemembers celebrate Italian American culture during Chicago’s 70th Annual Columbus Day parade
October 11, 2022
A color guard from the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, Arlington Heights, Illinois march down State Street during the 70th Annual Columbus Day Parade in Chicago on Monday, October 10, 2022.

Army Reserve property book officer wins Army Supply Excellence Award
September 29, 2022
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Alfonso L. Hernandez, Property Book Officer, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, with direct support to 5th Armored Brigade, pauses for a photo at the 85th USARSC’s headquarters, September 21, 2022.

9/11 changed career path for Army Reserve officer
September 13, 2022
Maj. Timothy Booker, left, and Maj. Rebecca Spohr look over a document at the 85th U.S Army Reserve Support Command’s Inspector General office, September 11, 2022.

Army Reserve senior enlisted leaders grow their force at three-day summit
September 13, 2022
Master Sgt. Laroy Warren, right, G-1 Mobilization Cell Non-commissioned Officer-in-Charge, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, discusses mobilization manpower with command sergeants major during the 85th USARSC’S Command Sergeants Major Training Summit, September 9-11, 2022.