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January 10, 2014

Scorpions scale Tiefort summit

Soldiers of Green Team with Operations Group and family members gather at the top of Teifort Mountain, Nov. 26.

The oldest Operations Group team, the Green Team, became the tallest after the unit and family members reached the top of Tiefort Mountain, here, Nov. 26.

The unit, also known as Scorpions, invited family to be part of the team-building event of trekking to the top of this installation’s most prominent terrain feature. At the top, the hikers were rewarded with panoramic views of the National Training Center and snow capped peaks, said Master Sgt. John Heintzelman, first sergeant with the Scorpions.

“The event was a great opportunity for everyone to bond while enjoying the fresh November air,”Heintzelman said. “After the climb, the team celebrated with a [barbecue] and a few new adventure stories to share.”

The Green Team is the NTC’s armor task force training team for rotational units.




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