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2nd ID trains for war.

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(Below) Pvt. David Jones, Staff Sgt. Jeffery Harvey and Sgt. Altom McLaurin practice rifle drills using Stinger missiles at the Avenger weapons system station of the Diablo Inferno on Camp Casey.

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(Below) James Birdsong, first sergeant of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, grapples with an obstacle during the "Shield Ride," or Order of the Hoplite, on Camp Hovey. The event is inspired by the training received by ancient Greek heavy infantryman, who were called Hoplites.

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(Above) U.S. and Republic of Korea soldiers train together at the Korea Combat Training Center. (Photo by Cpl. Kim Kuan-min)

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(Top right) An M1 Abrams tank manned by "Manchus" from 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, fires a 120-millimeter round against "enemy" targets during a combined arms live-fire exercise on Rodriguez Range in Pocheon, South Korea.

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Title Annotation:ON Point: The Army in Action
Publication:Soldiers Magazine
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Aug 1, 2010
Words:151
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