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Bringing back the big guns: Idaho Army National Guard's 2-116th CAB completes first major M1A2 Abrams training since 2004

Story by CPT Robert Taylor on 04/13/2018 The 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team's 2-116th Combined Arms Battalion (AR) completed gunnery training March 16 to 23 at the Orchard Combat Training Center. The training marked the first time the unit completed platoon-level training requirements for the M1A2 Abrams main battle tank
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Flight Line Welcomes 82nd Airborne Divison

Story by SFC Jason Ragucci on 04/12/2018 FORT POLK, LA. | Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division are rigging heavy equipment for the first time on the flight line just outside the Intermediate Staging Base (ISB). Parachute riggers are actively engaged instructing Paratroopers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team (Falco
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Bronco Brigade successfully concludes JRTC

Story by SSG Armando Limon on 04/11/2018 FORT POLK, Louisiana Through incessant rains and thick Louisiana mud, the Broncos have successfully finished their rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center, here. More than 3,000 Soldiers with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, "Bronco," 25th Infantry Division, spent last month completing a
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NPS Students Teach CyberOps Fundamentals Through Gaming

Story by Matthew Schehl on 04/04/2018 Two Naval Postgraduate School students have created a way to bridge a training gap in U.S. military cyber operations through a game. For their master's thesis, U.S. Army Master Sgt. David "Ty" Long and Capt. Chris Mulch designed and developed CyberWar 2025, a computer-based
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Iron Rangers' conduct rapid deployment exercise

Story by SSG Elizabeth Tarr on 04/02/2018 FORT RILEY, Kansas Bags are packed and equipment is prepared for transport as Soldiers assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, prepare to head to the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk,
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Bravo Company claims 115th CSH Commander's bed pan'

Story by Rodney Cannon on 03/30/2018 FORT POLK, La. March 23 was a day of fun, food and festivities for the Soldiers of the 115th Combat Support Hospital as the unit celebrated the start of spring by spending the day outdoors in friendly sports competition. Master Sgt. Kevin Bross, operatio
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