Idaho Guard Annual Training Review – 145th BSB, pt.6

Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Logan Daniels moves into postion to ambush the approaching convoy. One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces. As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho. The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Logan Daniels moves into postion to ambush the approaching convoy. One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces. As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho. The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Logan Daniels moves into postion to ambush the approaching convoy.

One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.

As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.

The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

Idaho Army National Guard soldiers from C Company, the EVAC Platoon of the 145th BSB start the morning attending the virtual classroom.    One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
Idaho Army National Guard soldiers from C Company, the EVAC Platoon of the 145th BSB start the morning attending the virtual classroom.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

David Jones (left) an Associate Facilitator with Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. assists Idaho Army National Guard Spc. Leslie Ploss with setting up her laptop for a virtual training exercise.     One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
David Jones (left) an Associate Facilitator with Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. assists Idaho Army National Guard Spc. Leslie Ploss with setting up her laptop for a virtual training exercise.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

Soldiers from C Company were spread out among several tables in teams representing the vehicles they were assigned.  Each vehicle had an assigned driver while the rest of the soldiers were to provide security.     One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
Soldiers from C Company were spread out among several tables in teams representing the vehicles they were assigned. Each vehicle had an assigned driver while the rest of the soldiers were to provide security.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center.     On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center.
On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center.     On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center.
On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

Before getting in their vehicles and driving the route, Idaho Army National Guard Sgt.1st Class Teddy Martel passes on one last set of instructions and reminders to his soldiers.     One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
Before getting in their vehicles and driving the route, Idaho Army National Guard Sgt.1st Class Teddy Martel passes on one last set of instructions and reminders to his soldiers.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

As soldiers of C Company arrived at the starting point they made one last check of their maps and talked about contingency plans.     One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
As soldiers of C Company arrived at the starting point they made one last check of their maps and talked about contingency plans.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

Before heading out to the training area, platoon sergeant Sgt. 1st Class Teddy Martell briefs the soldiers of his platoon on the route, communications protocols and situational possibilities they might encounter.     One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
Before heading out to the training area, platoon sergeant Sgt. 1st Class Teddy Martell briefs the soldiers of his platoon on the route, communications protocols and situational possibilities they might encounter.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

Idaho Army National Guard Spc. Leslie Ploss drives her virtual vehicle through the virtual landscape during convoy protection training.     One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
Idaho Army National Guard Spc. Leslie Ploss drives her virtual vehicle through the virtual landscape during convoy protection training.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center.     On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center.
On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

The lead vehicles of C Company begin their way down the road.    One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
The lead vehicles of C Company begin their way down the road.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

At the end of the convoy route are two members of the opposing force where the ambush is to take place. Soldiers from the 145th BSB, Sgt. Loagn Daniels (right) and Pfc. Malakai Verduzco volunteered to act as opposing force members. Sgt Daniels is talking with the civilian contractor traveling with the convoy, keeping him informed of their time and distance from the ambush location where they wait.      One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
At the end of the convoy route are two members of the opposing force where the ambush is to take place. Soldiers from the 145th BSB, Sgt. Loagn Daniels (right) and Pfc. Malakai Verduzco volunteered to act as opposing force members. Sgt Daniels is talking with the civilian contractor traveling with the convoy, keeping him informed of their time and distance from the ambush location where they wait.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

Idaho Army National Guard Pfc. Malakai Verduzco waits on a hillside to ambush the approaching convoy.     One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
Idaho Army National Guard Pfc. Malakai Verduzco waits on a hillside to ambush the approaching convoy.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Logan Daniels moves into postion to ambush the approaching convoy.     One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
Idaho Army National Guard Sgt. Logan Daniels moves into postion to ambush the approaching convoy.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

As they are attacked, soldiers spread out among their vehicles to provide protection and security.     One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
As they are attacked, soldiers spread out among their vehicles to provide protection and security.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

As they are attacked, soldiers spread out among their vehicles to provide protection and security.     One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
As they are attacked, soldiers spread out among their vehicles to provide protection and security.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

At the end of the exercise, the training facilitator with the convoy conducts an after action report with the soldiers of C Company to discuss the training.     One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
At the end of the exercise, the training facilitator with the convoy conducts an after action report with the soldiers of C Company to discuss the training.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

During the after action report on the convoy protection exercise, soldiers discuss scenarios and aspects of the training.     One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.    As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.     The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.
During the after action report on the convoy protection exercise, soldiers discuss scenarios and aspects of the training.
One of the last and vital training activities for the 145th Brigade Support Battalion during annual training was their introduction into convoy escort and protection. Soldiers began with attending a virtual classroom training situation and then moved to the desert landscape of the Orchard Combat Training Center. On the OCTC, soldiers followed a vehicle route where a variety of different situations occurred to test their reactions and training. Along the convoy route soldiers encountered civilians, suspicious roadside situations and ended with an attack on the convoy by opposing forces.
As part of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, the 145th Brigade Support Battalion supports the entire brigade with a diverse logistical support mission and organizational structure within the Idaho Army National Guard. The 145th BSB is located in Lewiston (HHC), Boise (C Company), Idaho Falls (A and B Company), and forward support companies in Jerome, Post Falls and Rigby, Idaho.
The 145th BSB was one of the last units to conduct annual training on the Orchard Combat Training Center during 2021. One of the main goals of this year’s annual training was to conduct premobilization training to prepare soldiers and the unit for an upcoming deployment.

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