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Chicagoland Soldiers and veterans rally around all-female Honor Flight announcement
February 26, 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.

Soldier with unique Army Reserve career shares his story of service
February 24, 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.

Army general officers participate at Fort Jackson to shape the next generation of Army leaders at ROTC symposium
February 11, 2020
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.

Army Reserve Soldier honors trailblazer at Martin Luther King event
January 20, 2020
Maj. Lakisha Hale-Earle, chief of G1 plans and training for U.S. Army Reserve’s 99th Readiness Division (right), pays tribute to former Sgt. Hilda P. Griggs, who served in the Second World War’s 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion (left), during New Jersey’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration Jan. 19 at the N.J. State Museum Auditorium in Trenton. The 6888th was the first-and-only all-African American, all-female unit to deploy overseas during the war. It consisted of 855 women under the command of Lt. Charity Adams, the first African-American woman commissioned in the Women’s Army Corps. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sal Ottaviano)

The Making of a Drill Sergeant: Episode 3 - Transforming Civilians into Soldiers
December 27, 2019
The Making of a Drill Sergeant: Transforming Civilians into Soldiers

Army Reserve Soldiers reach out through Chicagoland communities to share the story of veterans
November 14, 2019
Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, speaks to an audience of veterans, community leaders and local citizens at Soldier Field during the City of Chicago’s Veteran’s Day commemoration, November 11, 2019.

Army Reserve officer’s passion for Jiu-Jitsu keeps him ready to serve
October 24, 2019
Lt. Col. Pete Caragher, Deputy G-3, 85th U.S. Army Support Command, pauses for a photo with his first place belt in the expert category from the 2012 New England Championships in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Chicago’s 2019 Columbus Day Parade honors U.S. Army Reserve general officer
October 16, 2019
Chicago’s 67th Annual Columbus Day Parade honors Brig. Gen. Kris A. Belanger, Commanding General, 85th U.S. Army Support Command and parade honorary Grand Marshall, and Capt. Michael J. Ariola, Public Affairs Officer, 85th USARSC, both of Italian-American heritage, during Sunday’s parade in downtown Chicago, October 14, 2019.

The Making of a Drill Sergeant: Episode 2 - Going to the Drill Sergeant Academy
October 8, 2019
The Making of a Drill Sergeant: Episode 2 - Going to the Drill Sergeant Academy

U.S. Army Reserve Soldier wins Silver Medal at Olympic Trials - Part 1
October 8, 2019
U.S. Army Reserve Soldier wins Silver Medal at Olympic Trials - Part 1