Soldiers with the Minnesota National Guard’s 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team prepare for the field during a rotation at the National Training Center (NTC) at Fort Irwin, California July 15, 2020. The exercise, directed by U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), serves as the final, major training event ahead of the brigade’s 2021 deployment to the Middle East. (Minnesota National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Ben Houtkooper)
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart Ga., move to their objective inside an M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank during Decisive Action Rotation 20-04 at the National Training Center (NTC), Fort Irwin, Calif., Feb. 14, 2020. Decisive Action Rotations at the NTC ensure Army Brigade Combat Teams [Read More …]
1st Brigade, 34th Infantry Division Soldiers, a part of the Minnesota National Guard, work together to load their vehicles and equipment onto railcars as they prepare for an upcoming exercise out of state.
An M1128 mobile gun system assigned to Echo Troop, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, moves through the training area during the combined arms live fire portion of National Training Center Rotation 20-09, at Fort Irwin, California, August 25, 2020. The 1st SBCT executed NTC rotation 20-09 with the support of additional units [Read More …]