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Enable the Fight: HHC’s Role in Supporting SbT and CWMD Operations

The Korean Theater of Operations (KTO) offers a unique and challenging mission set that conventional forces rarely train on: subterranean (SbT) operations… Over the past nine months, the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment executed various validation exercises focused on SbT and countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) operations. The battalion developed a series of tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) and standard operating procedures (SOPs) that are specifics to SbT operations.

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The UAS Training Imperative: How to Implement C-UAS Training at the Company Level

In April 2018, Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment, 198th Infantry Brigade, which conducts Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT), began implementing UAS training during the Advanced Individual Training (AIT) portion’s culminating field training exercise (FTX) over three successive 14-week training cycles. The purpose of this article is to provide a brief overview of the experimentation phase, lessons learned, and proposed methods to begin institutionalizing UAS training for the new generation of Soldiers at the company level.

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Train as You Fight: Adding the Cost of Attrition to MILES Warfare

It was the evening of X6, six days into rotation Combined Resolve X (CBR X) at Hohenfels Training Area in Germany, and the 15 Main Battle Tanks of Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment — U.S. Army Europe’s opposing force (OPFOR) for training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center — were postured in a hasty defense along two kilometers of rolling hills and dense forest. The plan was to delay and disrupt blue force’s (BLUEFOR’s) eastern advance, and then Delta Company would fall back east to establish a deliberate defense.

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Infantry in Action

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U.S. Army Rangers prepare for extraction from their objective during training at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., on 30 January 2014. (Photo by SPC Steven Hitchcock)

Infantry in Action

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Paratroopers from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division conduct an airfield seizure on 21 June 2013. (Photo by SGT Juan F. Jimenez)

Infantry in Action

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Paratroopers of the 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment conduct live-fire training on Fort Bragg, N.C., 9 September 2013. (Photo by SSG Jason Hull)

Infantry in Action

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Soldiers with the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, take to the road during a joint platoon exercise at the Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sept. 16, 2013. Rising Thunder is a U.S. Army-hosted exercise designed to build interoperability between I Corps, the 7th Infantry Division and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. (Photo by SGT Austan Owen)