Sharp shooters.[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]
Soldiers assigned to the 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, North Army National Guard, practice urban combat in a training village at Camp Shelby, Miss. The Soldiers are preparing to deploy to Iraq. (Photo by Air Force
Staff Sgt. Kristen Poe, an Intelligence Analyst assigned to the 4th Special Troops Battalion A Special Troops Battalion (STB) has companies from different branches of the Army under a Headquarters & Headquarters Company (HHC).
In an Infantry Brigade Combat Team, the STB has an HHC, an Military Intelligence, a Signal, and an Engineer Company. , 4th Brigade Combat Team The brigade combat team (BCT) is the basic deployable unit of maneuver in the US Army. A brigade combat team consists of one combat arms branched maneuver brigade, and its attached support and fire units. , 1st Cavalry Division "Long Knives," delivers a school bag to an Iraqi girl at the UR Primary School, located in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah. Poe, along with fellow Soldiers assigned to the battalion's personal security detachment, handed out more than 200 school bags and supplies during the visit. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Damian Steptore)
The ground guides are the eyes for the drivers as trucks are slowly moved onto rail cars at the railhead rail·head
1. The farthest point on a railroad to which rails have been laid.
2. A place on a railroad where military supplies are unloaded.
1. , Fort Hood, Texas. This is all in preparation for the Soldiers of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, to make their movement to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. (Photo by Sgt. Travis Zielinski)