A Paratrooper assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division assembles a 240B machine gun during Expert Infantry and Soldier Badge training on Fort Bragg, N.C. June 11, 2020.
The purpose of the EIB/ESB is to recognize Soldiers who have demonstrated a mastery of critical tasks. These tasks build on the foundation of individual proficiency, allowing them to locate, close with, and destroy the enemy.
U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division patrol during Exercise Deep Water on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, July 29, 2020. Exercise Deep Water is a 2d Marine Regiment-led exercise designed to provide Marine Air-Ground Task Force capabilities, which increases lethality and combat effectiveness for future combat operations. This is the largest exercise and air-assault conducted on [Read More …]
U.S. Marines with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) conduct a simulated casualty evacuation on an M1A1 Abrams tank during a Tank Table 12 qualification at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 11, 2020. The qualification requires offensive and defensive tactics to improve and test the Marines’ ability to make quick and conclusive decisions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance [Read More …]