Building a more mobile force of ready reserves
Capt. Elijah Murrell, right, of the Army Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 383rd Regiment, 4th CAV MFTB in St. Louis, Mo., and lead observer coach/trainer for the 208th Transportation (Palletized Loading System) Company, briefs Maj. Gen. Todd McCaffrey, commanding general of First Army Division East, during a battlefield circulation review of Combat Support Training Exercise 91-17-03, July 18, 2017, at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif. The 208th Transportation Company is an Army Early Response Force unit that must be ready to deploy with very short notice. Approximately 5,000 Army Reserve and National Guard forces participated in the exercise. First Army provided about 65 observer coach/trainers to augment their Army Reserve partners at the 91st Training Division and assist in training the most capable, combat-ready and lethal federal reserve force in the history of the nation. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Anthony L. Taylor)