Train up a Soldier
“No Mission Too Difficult, No Sacrifice Too Great, Duty First” -1st Infantry Division
A #USArmy Soldier, assigned to 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division marches through fire while conducting fire phobia training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Feb. 16, 2016. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Lloyd Villanueva
Command Sgt. Maj. Ian Field (left) and Lt. Col. James Lander (right), the incoming commander of the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, salute during a pass in review at the battalion’s change of command ceremony May 8 at Cavalry Parade Field at Fort Riley, Kan. The 9-year-old visited the battalion two years ago through Make-A-Wish America, spending several days with the “Black Lions” to achieve his dream of being a Soldier.
Joint jump training
An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade hands his static line to a jumpmaster with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team in a "mock door" aircraft simulator May 11, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The paratroopers are preparing for an airborne training exercise as part of Yudh Abhyas, annual training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific.
Combat divers from the 7th Special Forces Group Airborne conduct pre-diving training at on Hurlburt Air Force Field on March 6, 2012. Pre-diving training takes place to insure that diving equipment and skill levels are up to standard before going into open water. (US Army photo by Specialist Lozano)
Combat water survival training
Spc. Daren Thompson, a healthcare specialist from 7226th Medical Support Unit, Fort Jackson, S.C., conducts combat water survival training at the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station in Clearwater, Fla., March 23, 2013, for Phase I of the Army Reserve Medical Command's prestigious Best Warrior Competition.
U.S. Army Soldiers with 615th Military Police (MP) Company, 709th MP Battalion, get over an obstacle on the Rugged Terrain Trail (RTT) in Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 26, 2013. The RTT combines foot marching with obstacles and rapid elevation changes and is designed to replicate terrain in the current operating environment.
Spc. David R. King, a cavalry scout assigned to Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, digs a fighting position at the brigade headquarters site during a field training exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., Jan. 12. The 82nd Airborne Division is always training to execute forcible entry operations anywhere in the world on short notice.
Spc. Joshua Gilliland of Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, loads a 155mm round Nov. 8 in a Paladin during the battalion’s Table XII gunnery at Fort Riley. He is directed by Staff Sgt. Howie Cable and assisted by Spc. Richard Gartin. The 1st Bn., 5th FA Regt., “Hamilton’s Own,” wrapped its Table XII gunnery late last week and headed in from the field for the holiday weekend. Photo by Amanda Kim Stairrett