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Army Reserve Units March in NYC Veterans Day Parade
November 11, 2017
Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Civil Affairs/Military Information Special Operations, 102nd Training Division, 80th Training Command, prepare to carry the 80th's colors at the New York City Veterans Day parade Nov. 11, 2017.

The 80th Training Command: Celebrating a centennial legacy
September 16, 2017
Burt Marsh, a World War II Veteran assigned to Company M, 319th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry Division, was one of five WWII Veterans that attended the 80th Training Command (TASS) and the 80th Division Veterans Association centennial anniversary dinner in Richmond, Va., September 16, 2017. He was drafted into the Amy in 1944. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Emily D. Anderson, 80th Training Command)

80th Division Veterans Association Marks 100 Years of Service
September 16, 2017
80th Division Veterans Association Marks 100 Years of Service

88th Regional Support Command celebrates 100 years
August 22, 2017
The ground rumbled, the glass shook, and the air became thick with smoke as cannons fired a 21-gun salute to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 88th Regional Support Command, here, at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.

Celebrating a Centennial Separately, Together
August 10, 2017
88th Regional Support Command

Army Reserve command celebrates a century of history
July 13, 2017
Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Walter Rodgers, Human Resources Sergeant, 85th Support Command, holds the American flag during the centennial anniversary of the 85th Support Command on June 9, 2017 at Arlington Heights, Illinois. The 85th SPT CMD color guard team wore World War I era uniforms in representation of the era the 85th Support Command’s lineage was first formed.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Aaron Berogan/Released)

Army Reserve unit holds relinquishment of command ceremony
July 13, 2017
Command Sgt. Maj. Vernon I. Perry III, Command Sergeant Major, 85th Support Command, walks along his formation, representing the command’s 46 Army Reserve battalions, making adjustments prior to the relinquishment of command ceremony for Brig. Gen. Frederick R. Maiocco Jr., Commanding General, 85th Support Command. Maiocco served as the commanding general for three years, while working full time as a superintendent of a school district in Oregon. 
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Aaron Berogan/Released)

Army Reserve commander bids farewell during unit’s centennial
July 12, 2017
A salute battery assigned to Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 122nd Field Artillery Regiment, Illinois Army National Guard, fires 105mm blank howitzer rounds at the 85th Support Command headquarters in Arlington Heights, Ill., July 9, 2017. Brig. Gen. Frederick R. Maiocco Jr., 85th Support Command commanding general, relinquished the command colors to Maj. Gen. Tracy A. Thompson, Deputy Commanding General for Support, U.S. Army Reserve. The Army Reserve’s 85th Support Command, partnered with First Army, is made up of 46 Army Reserve battalions, nine brigade support elements, and nearly 4,300 Soldiers and Civilians spanning the continental United States and Puerto Rico. The units generate combat-ready units and Soldiers for the Army that are trained, equipped and lethal to win the nation’s wars. 
(U.S. Army photo illustration by Master Sgt. Anthony L. Taylor)

7 ways WWI still impacts today's Army
June 13, 2017
During World War I, American Soldiers used a small number of British and French caterpillar tracks armed with cannon and machine guns.  During World War I, American Soldiers used a small number of British and French caterpillar tracks armed with cannon and machine guns.

New Jersey remembers 100th anniversary of Camp Dix, World War I
April 6, 2017
Col. Martin F. Klein, deputy commander of JBMDL and commander of Army Support Activity, Fort Dix, joins New Jersey Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of State Kim Guadagno and Air Force Brig. Gen. Michael L. Cunniff, adjutant general of New Jersey, to commemorate the 100th anniversaries of the creation of Camp Dix and America’s entry into World War I during a centennial commemoration April 6 at the Trenton War Memorial in New Jersey. The event was hosted by the New Jersey Historical Commission to honor the contributions of the nearly 140,000 New Jerseyans who served during the First World War, many of whom attended basic combat training at the newly formed Camp Dix.