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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Fort Polk unit teaches building bridges for a better Afghanistan
Approximately 15 Afghan National Army Soldiers with National Engineering Brigade, and Afghan civilian engineers came to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 9-13, 2014, to gain a better understanding of the bridge technologies coalition forces have brough More...
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
U.S. range clearance effort in Afghanistan led by Huntsville Center team
Cleaning up U.S. military training ranges in Afghanistan and returning the land to the Afghan people in a usable condition has become the mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville. More...
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
173rd Airborne paratroopers never tire of jumping from planes
Despite all the planning, double checking and potential hazards associated with airborne operations, jumping out of a C-130 aircraft never loses its charm for paratroopers with 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade. More...
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
20th CBRNE Soldiers head south for Panamax
Soldiers from 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives), are supporting Panamax, a U.S Southern Command-sponsored multinational exercise taking place in the United States and Central America. More...
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Army divers aid in Cambodia de-mining
Army divers from the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, certified equipped, trained and certified Cambodian Mine Action Center divers on military diving protocol and salvage diving operations, last year. More...
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Paratroopers, Latvians develop understanding through training, planning
Jumping from a C-130 served as a warmup for 173rd Airborne Brigade paratroopers, before beginning a two-day helicopter infiltration exercise with Latvian Soldiers in Adazi, Latvia, July 22, 2014. More...
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
U.S. paratroopers train to use Polish weapons
Paratroopers with the 173rd Airborne Brigade deployed as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, received training on Polish army weapons from their allies at the Studnica Small Arms Range near Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland, Aug. 5, 2014. More...
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Army hosts PEDS Course for Honduran pediatricians
Joint Task Force-Bravo's Medical Element hosted a Pediatrics in Disasters or PEDS course to train Honduran physicians about the healthcare needs for children in emergencies, Aug. 7-9, 2014, at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras. More...
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Riggers support air drops in northern Iraq
U.S. Army parachute riggers at two bases in the Central Command region are assembling pallets of food and water for humanitarian air drops in the vicinity of Sinjar, Iraq. More...
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT
101st Airborne conducts air assault training with new communications gear
Conducting the Army's first large-scale joint force entry air assault in more than 11 years, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), ascended into the night to confront a hostile, mobile threat. More...
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