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  • Rutherford B. Hayes presidential wreath laying ceremony: Community and Army Reserve join in remembra

    Oct 6, 2014

    The life and contributions of Civil War hero and 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes was celebrated during a wreath laying ceremony at his tomb in Fremont, Ohio, Oct. 5, 2014.

  • Benjamin Harrison Presidential Wreath Laying Ceremony emphasizes Civil War Service

    Sep 17, 2014

    The life of Benjamin Harrison was celebrated during a wreath laying ceremony at his memorial site at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana, August 16, 2014. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. R.A. Bassford, deputy commanding general of the 88th Regional Support Command, performed the official duties of the ceremony on behalf of President Barack Obama and laid a wreath in his stead.

  • Reservists assist underserved U.S. communities through Innovative Readiness Training

    Sep 17, 2014

    Localities across the nation are tapping into the skills of Army Reservists, through the DOD Innovative Readiness Training program, to help providing quality services to communities throughout the U.S.

  • Warren G. Harding Presidential Wreath Laying Ceremony

    Sep 17, 2014

    The life of President Warren G. Harding was celebrated during a wreath laying ceremony at his memorial site in Marion, Ohio, July 19, 2014.

  • 88th RSC hosts Customer Support Workshop

    Sep 17, 2014

    Over 170 people attended a Customer Support Workshop hosted by the 88th Regional Support Command, June 27-29, aimed at providing information and assistance to customers from its 19 state region

  • 88th RSC hosts Rosemont Yellow Ribbon

    Sep 17, 2014

    The 88th Regional Support Command hosted more than 200 recently redeployed Army Reserve Soldiers and their family members at a Yellow Ribbon Event in Rosemont, Ill., May 3-4.

  • 88th RSC initiates veteran hiring program

    Sep 17, 2014

    In an ongoing effort to hire qualified veterans, the 88th Regional Support Command has initiated a program specifically designed to provide outreach to potential candidates.

  • Chief of Army Reserve holds town hall on Fort McCoy

    Apr 15, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, the chief of the U.S. Army Reserve and the commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, addressed more than 250 Soldiers during a town hall meeting at the 88th Regional Support Command headquarters on Fort McCoy, Wis., April 10, 2014.

  • Army Reserve couples strengthened through Strong Bonds Program

    Apr 8, 2014

    The strength of the Army Reserve is only as strong as the relationships that support the Soldiers within it. The Army Reserve works to improve the resiliency of those relationships with a chaplain-led program called Strong Bonds.

  • Female warrior-citizen platoon helped usher visibility, equality in 1974 Army Reserve

    Apr 2, 2014

    According to Retired Army Reserve Maj. John A. Perry, one such milestone in establishing gender equality within the Army Reserve was a groundbreaking initiative by the then 88th Army Reserve Command in 1974.

  • 88th RSC Medical Programs Seminar aids in better care for Army Reserve Soldiers

    Mar 14, 2014

    The U.S. Army Reserve 88th Regional Support Command hosted its fourth annual medical programs training seminar at its headquarters on Fort McCoy, Wis. March 11-13. The training is held annually and educates commands on medical processes so they can in turn train their subordinate units on necessary administrative and legal processes.

  • Significant changes in OERs effective April 1

    Mar 12, 2014

    Several major changes to Officer Evaluation Reports will take effect April 1. Lt. Col. Mitch DeMarais, who led an OER USAR MTT, said the revisions of DA Form 67 from the -9 to the -10 would improve the process and make evaluations much more relevant.

  • USARC CXO visits 88th RSC

    Mar 12, 2014

    The new Command Executive Officer of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, James Balocki, conducted a site-visit at the 88th Regional Support Command headquarters in order to gain a deeper understanding command's mission and current operations, Fort McCoy, Wis., Feb. 6, 2014.

  • President William McKinley wreath laying ceremony

    Mar 12, 2014

    The life of William McKinley was celebrated in a wreath laying ceremony at his Presidential Library and Museum in Canton, Ohio, 25 Jan., 2014.

  • President William H. Harrison honored in wreath laying ceremony

    Mar 12, 2014

    The life of President William Henry Harrison was celebrated in a wreath laying ceremony at his memorial site in North Bend, Ohio, Feb. 7, 2014.

  • Helping kids cope with deployment and reintegration

    Mar 12, 2014

    The challenges facing Army Reserve families during deployment and reintegration are vast and complex - especially for kids. To combat these unique challenges, the 88th Regional Support Command Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program Team has incorporated training specifically developed to assist and empower military children through the deployment process.

  • 88th RSC deputy commanding general promoted to brigadier general

    Mar 12, 2014

    Brig. Gen. R. Andrew Bassford, deputy commanding general of the 88th Regional Support Command, unfurls his one-star flag, which was presented during his promotion ceremony at the 88th RSC headquarters at Fort McCoy, Wis., Feb. 21, 2014. "I'm honored, and I hope to prove worthy of the honor," said Bassford. "But at the end of the day, this promotion just means that the Army has given me a little more leverage to do the things that actually matter - accomplish the mission and take care of soldiers."

  • Yellow Ribbon Program is integral to reintegration

    Sep 18, 2013

    The 88th Regional Support Command hosted more than 400 deploying and recently re-deployed Army Reserve soldiers and their family members at a Yellow Ribbon Event in Rosemont, Ill., Sept. 13-15.

  • Same-sex spouses of Soldiers now receiving benefits

    Sep 4, 2013

    Same-sex spouses of service members are eligible to receive identification cards and all associated benefits, effective Sept. 3, 2013, according to a Department of Defense memorandum.

  • New maintenance facility being built at Fort McCoy

    Aug 20, 2013

    A $19 million tactical equipment maintenance facility, warehouse and organizational parking area for Equipment Concentration Site #67 is underway and expected to be complete and fully functional sometime in 2015.

  • New maintenance facility being built at Fort McCoy

    Aug 14, 2013

    A $19 million tactical equipment maintenance facility, warehouse and organizational parking area for Equipment Concentration Site 67 is underway and expected to be complete and fully functional sometime in 2015.

  • LeDoux takes command of the 88th Regional Support Command

    Feb 21, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Karen E. LeDoux assumed command of the 88th Regional Support Command from Brig. Gen. Alton G. Berry during a change of command ceremony at Fort McCoy, Wis., Feb. 9.

  • Congressional Staffers Visit Army Reserve Facilities

    Feb 19, 2013

    TACOMA, Wash. -- Maj. Gen. Karen LeDoux, new commanding general of the 88th Regional Support Command, met with Congressional staffers and Army Reserve Ambassadors here Tuesday, Feb. 12, to brief them on the state of readiness of local reserve units and facilities.

  • Armed services discuss disaster relationship, support during symposium

    Feb 11, 2013

    Emergencies resulting from disasters are varied in nature and culminate in a number of destructive natural events disrupting the lives of American citizens. Recently, a symposium held at Fort McCoy addressed the issues and means of the Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) process. More than 100 representatives from the National Guard, Army Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Navy Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve attended.

  • Under secretary of US Army visits Reserve soldiers, families participating in Yellow Ribbon event

    Sep 8, 2012

    Under Secretary of the U.S. Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal visited soldiers and their families, Sept. 8, 2012, at an Army Reserve Yellow Ribbon Program event in Kansas City, Mo. During his stay, Westphal met with some of the 700 participants and their children and stressed the Army's commitment to helping with transitional issues surrounding deployment.

  • 85th Army Band received by French mayor

    Aug 2, 2012

    Members of the 85th Army Band are welcomed by Mayor Jean Richard of Val d'Ajol, France, during a reception at the village hall, July 13, 2012. The band performed in a parade and concert and attended a memorial service for a World War II pilot who's plane crashed here almost 70 years ago.

  • 85th Army Band concert in Fulda, Germany

    Aug 2, 2012

    The 85th Army Band, an Army Reserve unit based out of Arlington Heights, Ill., plays a concert July 20, 2012, for an audience of about 600 persons at the Orangery Convention Center in Fulda, Germany. The band was on overseas deployment training and assisted the U.S. Army Europe Band and Chorus.

  • Two soldiers memorialized with Army Reserve

    Aug 1, 2012

    The Army Reserve opened its newest facilities in the remote town of Yakima, Wash., July 29. Located in the heart of apple country, and where 75 percent of hops are grown in the nation, the newly built buildings on the Yakima Training Center both have similar rustic brick finishes topped with red roofs. They house more than 400 soldiers from both the Army National Guard and the Army Reserve. For Victoria Johnson and Loren Clevenger these are more than just buildings, they are reminders of loved ones that they lost in Iraq.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Jul 26, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Runge, a native of Bothell, Wash., and trumpet player of the 204th Army Band, stands by to play Taps July 11, 2012, during a memorial ceremony in honor of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser of the 172nd Infantry Brigade in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Runge augmented the 85th Army Band while the unit conducted overseas duty training.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Jul 26, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Runge, a native of Bothell, Wash., and trumpet player of the 204th Army Band, plays Taps July 11, 2012, during a memorial ceremony in honor of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser of the 172nd Infantry Brigade in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Runge augmented the 85th Army Band while the unit conducted overseas duty training.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Jul 26, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Runge, a native of Bothell, Wash., and trumpet player of the 204th Army Band, prepares for a memorial ceremony, July 11, 2012, in honor of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser of the 172nd Infantry Brigade in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Runge augmented the 85th Army Band while the unit conducted overseas duty training.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Jul 26, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Runge, a native of Bothell, Wash., and trumpet player of the 204th Army Band, augments the 85th Army Band during a memorial ceremony, July 11, 2012, in honor of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser of the 172nd Infantry Brigade in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Jul 26, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Runge, a native of Bothell, Wash., and trumpet player of the 204th Army Band, prepares for a memorial ceremony, July 11, 2012, in honor of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser of the 172nd Infantry Brigade in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Runge augmented the 85th Army Band while the unit conducted overseas duty training.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Jul 26, 2012

    Members of the 172nd Infantry Brigade conduct a memorial ceremony in honor of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser, July 11, 2012, in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Corser recently died of a motorcycle accident.

  • Army Reserve bugler renders honors

    Jul 26, 2012

    Family, friends, and fellow service members of Sgt. Mathaniel J. Corser of the 172nd Infantry Brigade attend a memorial ceremony in his honor, July 11, 2012, in Grafenwoehr, Germany. Corser recently died of a motorcycle accident.

  • Chaplain: Strong Bonds makes relationships last

    Jun 23, 2012

    Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Jeff Haight, a native of Minden, Neb., and member of the 80th Training Command, and his wife, Marci, recently attended a Strong Bonds marriage retreat in Denver. Like many of you, the Haights have faced many challenges in their marriage.

  • Fort Custer Armed Forces Reserve Center Grand opens, greets Soldiers with grand training space

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Fort Custer Armed Forces Reserve Center and Area Maintenance Support Activity opened June 2 and now supports over 400 Army Reserve soldiers. The Fort Custer Reserve Center and Area Maintenance Support Activity cost $9.9 million to build, contains over 46,000 square feet of space, a nearly 5,000 square foot unheated storage building and a military equipment parking area that is over 13,000 square yards. Construction was completed in 2011.

  • 88th Regional Support Command change of command ceremony

    May 31, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Glenn J. Lesniak relinquished command of the 88th Regional Support Command to Brig. Gen. Alton G. Berry during a change of command ceremony at Fort McCoy, Wis., May 19, 2012. Berry accepted the 88th's colors that date back to Camp Dodge, Iowa in 1917 from Maj. Gen. Keith Thurgood, Deputy Command General-Support, U. S. Army Reserve.

  • Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers benefit from muster

    Mar 31, 2012

    FORT SNELLING, Minn. -- The Soldier Readiness Processing Detachment of the 88th Regional Support Command, or RSC, administered 272 Individual Ready Reserve, or IRR, Soldiers March 31 during its one-day muster at Fort Snelling, Minn. About two weeks earlier in Chicago, the team processed 328 IRR Soldiers in the course of two days. The purpose of the Army Reserve's muster is to assess, update, and certify the personnel readiness of IRR Soldiers.

  • 88th Regional Support Command supports Chicago Saint Patrick's Day parade

    Mar 28, 2012

    The 88th Regional Support Command (RSC) returned again, showing their support to the 37th annual downtown Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade this past March 17. Brig. Gen. Alton G. Berry, Deputy Commanding General of the 88th RSC, arrived to support one of their six Army Reserve bands, the 484th Army Reserve Band from Milwaukee, Wis.; and he participated in the parade with Sergeant Major of the Army, Sergeant Major Raymond F. Chandler, III.

  • Minnesota veteran council addresses concerns

    Mar 28, 2012

    The United Veterans Legislative Council of Minnesota including veteran organizations and government officials, discussed issues currently affecting veterans and how they are being addressed at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System on March 7.

  • Collaboration, relationships, relevance drives customer focus

    Mar 15, 2012

    The 88th Regional Support Command (RSC) hosted its fourth Customer Focus Workshop March 10-11 bringing more than 100 attendees together to discuss successes over the past year and the goals for the coming year.

  • STRENGTH - Army Reserve opens fifth troops support center

    Mar 11, 2012

    The Army Reserve officially opens a service member support center to connect geographically dispersed military members and their Families with resources in their community.

  • Fort McCoy Change of Command Ceremony 2012

    Mar 6, 2012

    Fort McCoy, Wis., change of command

  • General speaks to Recruiting Partnership Council

    Feb 25, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Alton Berry, the deputy commander of the 88th Regional Support Command, speaks to the Milwaukee Recruiting Battalion and representatives of some Midwest Army Reserve units Feb. 25 during a semi-annual Recruiting Partnership Council meeting at Fort McCoy, Wis.

  • Weapons safety video : 'Privately Owned and Assigned'

    Feb 16, 2012

    Here's a weapons safety video from the latest series on weapons safety produced at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center at Fort Rucker, Ala. Our thanks to the pros at the Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Ga., for their assistance. Safe shooting and remember: Army Safe is Army Strong!

  • Combat service support training available to Reserve Soldiers

    Feb 16, 2012

    Army Reserve combat service support units now have hands-on training available for their Soldiers on the family of medium tactical vehicles, armored security vehicles, and much more.

  • Website helps Soldiers maintain dental readiness

    Feb 15, 2012

    The new Dental Readiness Information Center website is helping Soldiers maintain their dental readiness.

  • Listen live as leaders discuss how TRADOC is leading the transition to the Army of the Future during

    Feb 15, 2012

    Senior leaders from U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command will discuss how TRADOC is leading the Army's transition to the Army of the Future during the upcoming Association of the U.S. Army's Institute of Land Warfare Winter Symposium Exposition in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Feb. 22 through 24.

  • 368th Engineer Battalion Soldier surprises wife on Wheel of Fortune

    Feb 14, 2012

    Game show prize money? Fourteen thousand dollars. New Sony Tablet? Four hundred dollars. Reuniting with your spouse after a yearlong tour of duty? Priceless.

  • Army rolls out 2013 budget request

    Feb 14, 2012

    Despite cutbacks, the Army's fiscal year 2013 budget request includes a pay increase of 1.7 percent for Soldiers, as well as allowance increases of 3.9 percent for housing and a 3.4 for subsistence.

  • Changes coming for the Army's Active Component retention program

    Feb 10, 2012

    Army Command, Army Service Component Commands and Direct Reporting Units will establish brigade-level reenlistment objectives and as in the past, commanders will be directed to retain a percentage of the eligible population. In March 2012 the reenlistment window opens for Soldiers whose enlistments end in fiscal year 2013.

  • ACAP at JBLM prepares for drawdown with sturdier policy

    Feb 10, 2012

    The strategic reset is an initiative that has already trickled into effect for many Soldiers throughout Joint Base Lewis-McChord as criteria for promotion and reenlistment become stricter. The Army Career and Alumni Program is prepared to respond to the increase of transitioning Soldiers with revisions to the current transition policy.

  • Joint Forces combined under one roof at new Readiness Center

    Feb 2, 2012

    A $33 million armed forces readiness center opened recently in Madison, Wis., that houses four services in one location and designed to save millions in operating costs by combining five former facilities.

  • Oswego community bids farewell to local heroes

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Oswego community showed up in full force to demonstrate their support and bid farewell to their local heroes, the men and women of the 444th Engineer Company, during a mobilization ceremony Jan. 31, 2012 in Oswego, New York.

  • Army, Navy, and Marine Corps Reserve units host Iowa congressional officials

    Feb 1, 2012

    FORT DES MOINES, Iowa - The reserve component is continually transforming to meet the needs of each of the services. In an effort to keep Congress informed of the latest changes, leadership from the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve units in Iowa joined together to host a Reserve Component Day for Iowa congressional officials on Jan. 23 at Fort Des Moines.

  • Lack of Communication

    Jan 31, 2012

    While stationed in the southwest as an explosive ordnance disposal specialist, one of our unit's missions was to clear Air Force aerial bombing and gunnery ranges of unexploded and "practice" ordnance. Practice ordnance, while sounding innocuous, contains explosive charges to produce a white marking smoke and can, depending on the particular round, have explosive charges that are equivalent to 5 pounds or more of high explosives.

  • Reading the Road

    Jan 31, 2012

    Motorcycling is a lifelong learning process. Far too often riders think after a few years and a few thousand miles that they know it all. That concept can be fatal.

  • What Professionalism is all About

    Jan 31, 2012

    The public becomes very concerned when they read the newspaper and see headlines such as "Near mid-airs over the Atlantic," "Aircraft lands on wrong runway in Boston," "Aircraft lands at wrong airport" or "Pilot turns off both engines on takeoff." In this day and age, with all the sophisticated technology onboard to keep the pilot informed of position, altitude and emergencies, mistakes are still taking place; mistakes that are difficult to understand. The pilots are blamed for everything from complacency to incompetence. Whatever the problem, something needs to be done.

  • Professional Courtesy

    Jan 31, 2012

    When do you keep it and when do you throw it out the window?

  • New HRC website goes 'live' to better serve Soldiers, veterans

    Jan 31, 2012

    Jan. 31, the U.S. Army Human Resources Command launched a new website, www.hrc.army.mil, designed to increase Soldier awareness of and interest in HRC programs, policies and initiatives.

  • Reintegration, resilience builds Soldiers, tightens bonds

    Jan 31, 2012

    The Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program (YRRP) is a fairly new tool that Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers have to help them with their reintegration. During the past 10 years, more than 100,000 Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers have served in combat and experienced the stressors of war.

  • New Jersey Army Reserve Soldier receives 'Chaplain of the Year' Award

    Jan 30, 2012

    Chaplain (Capt.) Karen A. Hallett (third from left) was presented the 'Chaplain of the Year' award at the Reserve Officers Association National Security Convention in Washington, D.C. Jan. 30, 2012. Hallett is pictured following the awards ceremony with Col. Kristina D. Moeller, USARC Chaplain, Brig. Gen. Douglas R. Satterfield, deputy commanding general, 412th Theater Engineer Command, and Rev. Ron Brovold. (Photo: 1st Lt. Jae Bin Ahn)

  • Army Reserve exceeds former active duty service members' expectations

    Jan 27, 2012

    For Specialists Jose' Duprey and Emilio Aguiar, coming off active duty into the Army Reserve meant new challenges.

  • Go For Green to optimize health and fitness

    Jan 27, 2012

    The Go For Green program at Army dining facilities assists patrons with food choices by rating each food product. This program enables people to make better choices at each meal while going through the food line.

  • 'Viper' Apache pilot in ranks with Amelia Earhart

    Jan 26, 2012

    When Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jennifer Hakeman, an AH-64 "Apache" helicopter pilot with the 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, arrived at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum Jan. 19 at dusk, she said she was expecting to spend a relatively low-key evening honoring female aviators. Maybe meet an interesting person or two. There'd be food, drinks, a small token of gratitude from the hosts, and that'd be that. After all, through all her years as an Army Aviator, Chief Hakeman said she wanted to be recognized as a pilot, not as a female pilot.

  • Army Crash Dynamics Lab nears completion

    Jan 20, 2012

    The Crash Dynamics Lab (CDL), a state-of-the-art training facility for Army safety investigators, took a giant step toward completion Jan. 18 with the placement of a CH-47 'Chinook' helicopter accident display.

  • Wounded warriors gather for Army Warrior Games shooting camp

    Jan 20, 2012

    Twenty five wounded Soldiers came to El Paso and Fort Bliss, Texas, from different installations to participate in the Warrior Games Shooting Training Camp, Jan. 11-14, 2012.

  • Gen. Rodriguez shares vision of future with senior FORSCOM leaders

    Jan 18, 2012

    Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), addressed more than 65 senior leaders and staff members of the command during the opening session of the FORSCOM Senior Leadership Development Course, Jan. 18, at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Army expert receives national recognition for combating sexual assault

    Jan 17, 2012

    A military professional from the U.S. Army Law Enforcement community will be recognized in a big way this April for his significant contributions in combating sexual assault and violence against women.

  • Year in Photos 2011

    Jan 3, 2012

    Choose the best Army image of 2011 by "liking" your favorite photo.

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