27th Infantry Brigade Headquarters Trains at Fort Drum

Magazines filled with 5.56 ball ammunition are lined up, ready to be used during individual weapons qualification by members of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. The unit conducted the Army's new combat-focused individual weapons qualification for the first time this year. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)
Magazines filled with 5.56 ball ammunition are lined up, ready to be used during individual weapons qualification by members of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. The unit conducted the Army's new combat-focused individual weapons qualification for the first time this year. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

Magazines filled with 5.56 ball ammunition are lined up, ready to be used during individual weapons qualification by members of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. The unit conducted the Army’s new combat-focused individual weapons qualification for the first time this year. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

Capt. Ryan Marquette, a Brigade Plans Officer assigned to the New York Army National Guard's 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, fires his M4 during individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. Marquette's unit conducted the Army's new combat-focused weapons qualification for the first time this year. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)
Capt. Ryan Marquette, a Brigade Plans Officer assigned to the New York Army National Guard’s 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, fires his M4 during individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. Marquette’s unit conducted the Army’s new combat-focused weapons qualification for the first time this year. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

FORT DRUM, NY – Capt. Joshua Bennett, the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Teams judge advocate conducts the Army’s new rifle qualification at Fort Drum, NY, Nov. 7. During the new combat-focused qualification, Bennett was tasked with engaging multiple targets simultaneously while transitioning between four different fighting positions. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector / released)

FORT DRUM, NY – Capt. Chasen Smith, an operations officer assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conducts the Army’s new rifle qualification at Fort Drum, NY, Nov. 7. During the new combat-focused qualification, Smith was tasked with engaging multiple targets simultaneously while transitioning between four different fighting positions. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector / released)

FORT DRUM, NY – Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conduct the Army’s new rifle qualification at Fort Drum, NY, Nov. 7. During the new combat-focused qualification, Soldiers were tasked with engaging multiple targets simultaneously while transitioning between four different fighting positions. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector / released)

FORT DRUM, NY – Capt. Chasen Smith, an operations officer assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conducts the Army’s new rifle qualification at Fort Drum, NY, Nov. 7. During the new combat-focused qualification, Smith was tasked with engaging multiple targets simultaneously while transitioning between four different fighting positions. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector / released)

2nd Lt. Lasheema Rose, a human resources officer assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, engages targets with her M4 carbine during individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. Rose and her unit conducted the Army’s new combat-focused individual weapons qualification in order to maintain readiness. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

FORT DRUM, NY – Capt. Chasen Smith, an operations officer assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conducts the Army’s new rifle qualification at Fort Drum, NY, Nov. 7. During the new combat-focused qualification, Smith was tasked with engaging multiple targets simultaneously while transitioning between four different fighting positions. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector / released)

FORT DRUM, NY – Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conduct the Army’s new rifle qualification at Fort Drum, NY, Nov. 7. During the new combat-focused qualification, Soldiers were tasked with engaging multiple targets simultaneously while transitioning between four different fighting positions. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alexander Rector / released)

Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony McLean, senior noncomissioned officer of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, engages targets with his M9 pistol during individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. McLean and his headquarters unit conducted the Army’s new combat-focused weapons qualification in order to maintain readiness. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

Staff Sgt. Kristine Capellini, a human resources NCO assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, serves as a range safety during her unit’s individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. The unit conducted the Army’s new weapons qualification tables for the first time this year. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony McLean, senior noncomissioned officer of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, engages targets with his M9 pistol during individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. McLean and his headquarters unit conducted the Army’s new combat-focused weapons qualification tables in order to maintain readiness. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

Col. Robert Charlesworth, commander of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, engages targets with his M9 pistol during individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. Charlesworth and his headquarters unit conducted the Army’s new combat-focused weapons qualification tables in order to maintain readiness. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

2nd Lt. Lasheema Rose, a human resources officer assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, engages targets with her M4 carbine during individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. Rose and her unit conducted the Army’s new combat-focused individual weapons qualification in order to maintain readiness. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

Magazines filled with 5.56 ball ammunition are lined up, ready to be used during individual weapons qualification by members of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. The unit conducted the Army’s new combat-focused individual weapons qualification for the first time this year. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

Capt. Daniel Carlin, a personnel strength manager assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, rods and inspects the M4 carbine of Spc. Cody Rudd following his individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. The Soldiers were safely conducting the Army’s new combat-focused IWQ in order to maintain their unit’s readiness. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony McLean, senior noncomissioned officer of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, engages targets with his M9 pistol during individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. McLean and his headquarters unit conducted the Army’s new combat-focused weapons qualification tables in order to maintain readiness. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

Col. Robert Charlesworth, commander of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, engages targets with his M9 pistol during individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. Charlesworth and his headquarters unit conducted the Army’s new combat-focused weapons qualification tables in order to maintain readiness. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

Staff Sgt. Kristine Capellini, a human resources NCO assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, serves as a range safety during her unit’s individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. The unit conducted the Army’s new weapons qualification tables for the first time this year. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

2nd Lt. Lasheema Rose, a human resources officer assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, engages targets with her M4 carbine during individual weapons qualification at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. Rose and her unit conducted the Army’s new combat-focused individual weapons qualification in order to maintain readiness. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)

Staff Sgt. Kristine Capellini and Master Sgt. Scott Anderson, assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, chat on the range at Fort Drum, New York, November 7. Both Soldiers were assigned as cadre to conduct the unit’s individual weapons qualification. (Army National Guard Photo by Capt. Avery Schneider)