Army

May 5, 2017
 

Retaking Barasu

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Soldiers from Blackjack Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, defend their position in the town of Barasu in the National Training Center while attempting to recapture the city held by the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Feb. 20, 2017. The counterattack by the 11th ACR challenged the 2/1 ABCT to combat a well-equipped and formidable opponent while defending an urban objective.

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — A Main Battle Tank from Dealer Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment combats Bradley Fighting Vehicles from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division in a counterattack to retake the town of Barasu in the National Training Center, Feb. 20, 2017. The counterattack by the 11th ACR challenged the 2/1 ABCT to combat a well-equipped and formidable opponent while defending an urban objective.

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment maneuver through the town of Barasu in the National Training Center while attempting to recapture the city held by the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Feb. 20, 2017. The purpose of this training exercise was to challenge the 2/1 ABCT’s ability to combat dismounted opposition while defending an urban objective.

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Soldiers from Blackjack Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment defend their position while attempting to recapture the city held by the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team in the town of Barasu in the National Training Center, Feb. 20, 2017. The 2/1 ABCT’s assault on Barasu tested their ability to defend an urban objective while combatting an opposing force.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

U.S. military says service members killed in Syria blast

Two U.S. service members, one Department of Defense civilian and one contractor supporting DOD were killed and three service members were injured while conducting a local engagement in Manbij, Syria, Jan. 16, 2019. The troops were killed in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria, the U.S. military said, an attack that came...
 
 
Army photograph by Bob Potter

Virtual battlefield represents future of training

Army photograph by Bob Potter Soldiers prepare to operate training technologies during the STE User Assessment in Orlando, Fla., in March 2018. The assessment was part of an approach implemented by Maj. Gen. Maria R. Gervais to...
 
 
Army photograph

New email survey aims to gauge Army housing quality

Army photograph Residents of Family housing owned and leased by the Army in the United States and overseas, such as this Family housing at U. S. Army Garrison Humphreys, South Korea, received a survey via email on Jan. 15 askin...