Expert Infantryman Badge

Three hundred and ninety four Soldiers assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Tx began EIB testing. After the Army Physical Fitness test was complete only one hundred and seventy seven Soldiers remained. Another sixty two Soldiers failed the Day and Night Land Navigation test. Once the foot march was complete the unit pinned thirty two EIB on the proud Soldiers that achieved the standards of the Expert Infantryman Badge.

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Calling for Fire and Adjusting Indrect Fire
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Preparing the M136 AT-4 Launcher for Fire
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Engaging the enemy with the M240 B Machine Gun
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Soldiers completing a 12 mile road march in 3 hours or less
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Engaging the enemy with hand grenades at 35 meters
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Preforming immediate action (POPS) on the M249 SAW
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A Soldier being graded on enter a building and clear a room
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Plotting points for day land navigation
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10 Tasks, 150 meters, only 20 minutes