Army

May 31, 2012

“Frag Out”

Dragon Team Red conducts platoon training

Story and photos by Capt. Jeffrey J. Tebo
Live Fire Combat Trainer, Dragon Team, Operations Group, NTC

Private First Class Jeremy Taylor (center) throws a training grenade during the qualification test under the watchful eyes of Sgt. Cody Callahan (left) and Sgt. Samuel Richards (right) during Dragon Team Red platoon training.

Private First Class Jack Jones inspects his M2 .50 caliber machine gun as part of the head space and timing introduction class during Dragon Team Red platoon training.

 

 

 
Cavalry scout Soldiers of the Dragon Live Fire training team tackled the grenade assault course and re-acquainted themselves with medium and heavy machine guns from May 22-24, 2012, on the road to conducting a platoon live fire exercise. When out of rotation, these Soldiers form Red Platoon focus on cavalry scout operations and support tasks for NTC Live Fire Training. Weapons qualification is the first step on the path to section live fire exercises planned for the summer that will provide NTC with a demonstration team capable of assaulting a trench line while developing upon the scout task of engaging an inferior force.

Private First Class Nathan Moskal (left), Spc. Robert Nolan (center), and Pfc. Glenn May (right) race to disassemble, reassemble, and conduct a functions test the M240B medium machine gun. May came out on top with a time of 0:58 seconds.




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