An Advanced Military Mountaineering Course student searches for a route up a rock face at the Northern Warfare Training Center’s Black Rapids Site during training. NWTC cadre followed Coronavirus restrictions while guiding students through both the basic and advanced mountaineering courses in August. With the advent of Alaska’s long, cold winter, NWTC’s focus is now shifting to cold weather training for the 2020-21 season. (Army photo/John Pennell)
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NWTC courses teach the ropes of military mountaineering

An Advanced Military Mountaineering Course student searches for a route up a rock face at the Northern Warfare Training Center’s Black Rapids Site during training. NWTC cadre followed Coronavirus restrictions while guiding students through both the basic and advanced mountaineering courses in August. With the advent of Alaska’s long, cold winter, NWTC’s focus is now shifting to cold weather training [Read More …]

Ivy Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, prepare to engage targets at Gunnery Table VI on Sept. 14, 2020, at Fort Carson, Colorado. The tank is an offensive weapon which depends on mobility, armored-protected firepower, and shock action to accomplish its mission. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Woodlyne Escarne)
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Gunnery Table VI

Ivy Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, prepare to engage targets at Gunnery Table VI on Sept. 14, 2020, at Fort Carson, Colorado. The tank is an offensive weapon which depends on mobility, armored-protected firepower, and shock action to accomplish its mission. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Woodlyne Escarne)

U.S. Army Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division conduct vehicle movement before qualifying on the M1A2 Abrams Battle Tank on Fort Carson, Colorado, Sept. 14, 2020. Tank Crew members prepare the M1A2 Abrams Battle Tank before engaging enemy targets for qualification at gunnery table VI. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Andrew Greenwood)
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3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team Gunnery

U.S. Army Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division conduct vehicle movement before qualifying on the M1A2 Abrams Battle Tank on Fort Carson, Colorado, Sept. 14, 2020. Tank Crew members prepare the M1A2 Abrams Battle Tank before engaging enemy targets for qualification at gunnery table VI. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Andrew [Read More …]

U.S. Army Spc. Joshua Carrol, a military policeman with the 527th Military Police Company, 709th Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, engages with opposing forces in a simulated enemy compound during Noble Partner 20 on Vaziani Training Area, Georgia Sept. 15, 2020. Noble Partner 20 reinforces the U.S is engaged, postured, and ready with credible forces to assure and deter in an increasingly complex security environment. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Isaiah Matthews)
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Smoke and Mirrors

U.S. Army Spc. Joshua Carrol, a military policeman with the 527th Military Police Company, 709th Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, engages with opposing forces in a simulated enemy compound during Noble Partner 20 on Vaziani Training Area, Georgia Sept. 15, 2020. Noble Partner 20 reinforces the U.S is engaged, postured, and ready with credible forces to assure and deter in [Read More …]

Soldier from the Dakota Troop, 4th Squadron, 10th Cavalry, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, adjusts tank before initiating table V on Sept. 9, 2020 Fort Carson, Co. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc Ruby Torres)
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Gunnery Table V

Soldier from the Dakota Troop, 4th Squadron, 10th Cavalry, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, adjusts tank before initiating table V on Sept. 9, 2020 Fort Carson, Co. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc Ruby Torres)

A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter with 1-3rd Attack Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade flies over the major training area at Baumholder, Germany Sep. 7, 2020. Soldiers with 1-3 AB conducted joint training with the German Joint Terminal Attack Controllers to increaser interoperability and cohesion. (U.S. Army photo by Ismael Ortega)
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1-3 AB trains at The Rock

A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter with 1-3rd Attack Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade flies over the major training area at Baumholder, Germany Sep. 7, 2020. Soldiers with 1-3 AB conducted joint training with the German Joint Terminal Attack Controllers to increaser interoperability and cohesion. (U.S. Army photo by Ismael Ortega)