Combat Support Training Exercise prepares Army Reserve units to be self-sustaining in tactical objec

By Master Sgt. Anthony L TaylorAugust 23, 2019

Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Nitendra Prasad, Platoon Sergeant, 645th Inland Cargo Transfer Company, Las Vegas, Nevada, yells at his Soldiers to get down as Civilians on the Battlefield approach an entry control point of the Central Receiving Shipping Point yard during a training scenario involving civilians, August 18, 2019 at Combat Support Training Exercise 86-19-04 at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. Prada, a 15-year Army veteran with two overseas tours, rehearsed the mission with his Soldiers and covered the Rules of Engagement and Escalation of force protocol. Army Reserve Soldiers traveled to Fort McCoy to participate in the 86th Training Division's CSTX 86-19-04 during the month of August. Active duty and Army Reserve observer coach/trainers from First Army's 181 Multi-functional Training Brigade, 85th U.S. Army Support Command, 84th Training Command and 86th Training Division supported Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers improve their functional and tactical skills by coaching and teaching them about tactical field craft in an austere environment. Soldiers were trained in objectives such as base defense operations, convoy operations and applying first aid on the battlefield.
(U.S. Army Reserve photo by 1st Sgt. Anthony L. Taylor)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Nitendra Prasad, Platoon Sergeant, 645th Inland Cargo Transfer Company, Las Vegas, Nevada, yells at his Soldiers to get down as Civilians on the Battlefield approach an entry control point of the Central Receiving Shipping Point yard during a training scenario involving civilians, August 18, 2019 at Combat Support Training Exercise 86-19-04 at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. Prada, a 15-year Army veteran with two overseas tours, rehearsed the mission with his Soldiers and covered the Rules of Engagement and Escalation of force protocol. Army Reserve Soldiers traveled to Fort McCoy to participate in the 86th Training Division's CSTX 86-19-04 during the month of August. Active duty and Army Reserve observer coach/trainers from First Army's 181 Multi-functional Training Brigade, 85th U.S. Army Support Command, 84th Training Command and 86th Training Division supported Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers improve their functional and tactical skills by coaching and teaching them about tactical field craft in an austere environment. Soldiers were trained in objectives such as base defense operations, convoy operations and applying first aid on the battlefield. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by 1st Sgt. Anthony L. Taylor) (Photo Credit: Master Sgt. Anthony L Taylor) VIEW ORIGINAL