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Cold Steel trains USAR Vehicle Crew Evaluators

Story by Debralee Best on 04/16/2018 FORT MCCOY, Wis. The U.S. Army Reserve is training approximately 250 Vehicle Crew Evaluators (VCE) through Cold Steel II at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. VCEs are an integral part of convoy protection platform training, grading crews on their proficiency in gunnery. "Last year, we trained
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101st Abn. Div. assumes Afghanistan mission, looks to enable enemy reconciliation

Story by MSG Tanya Polk on 04/16/2018 BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) colors unfurled at Bagram Airfield, April 15, during a ceremony that marked the beginning the unit's fourth deployment to Afghanistan in the last decade. Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, 101st Abn. Div. commander, and
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1034th CSSB brings training exercise to town

Story by SGT Tawny Schmit on 04/16/2018 Mark up another first for the Iowa National Guard's historic Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center (CDJMTC) in Johnston, Iowa. Soldiers from Texas, Indiana and Kentucky recently converged on Camp Dodge to support the Iowa Army National Guard's 1034th Combat Sustainment Support Battalio
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2018 Best Sapper Competition opens at Fort Leonard Wood

Story by Marti Yoshida on 04/15/2018 The 12th annual Best Sapper Competition kicked off Sunday with opening ceremonies held at Training Area 160, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. The first order was to introduce the new name of the competition as the Lieutenant General Robert B. Flowers Best Sapper Competition. "General
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Team 23 from Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade wins 2018 Best Ranger Competition

Story by Bryan Gatchell on 04/15/2018 FORT BENNING, Ga. (April 15, 2018) -- From a field of 51 teams of two Ranger-qualified service members, Team 23 from Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade won the title of "Best Ranger" for the 2018 Best Ranger Competition April 15 at Fort Benning, Georgia.
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Dagger Brigade Prepares for Upcoming Exercise

Story by SPC Dustin Biven on 04/11/2018 GRAFENWOEHR, GERMANY Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, lined up vehicles at Grafenwoehr, Germany, to have Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) gear installed from April 10-11, 2018, for use during
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