A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew chief from the 1st Battalion, 183rd Aviation Task Force, scans the terrain with his M240 machine gun while his aircraft flies alongside another Black Hawk during a mission to transport Soldiers and equipment throughout the battlefield at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif.
116th BEB AT Live Fire: B Company, 116th Brigade Engineer Battalion conducts a live fire demolition exercises at Fort Hood, Texas, June 17. The 116th Brigade Engineer Battalion deployed to Fort Hood, Texas from May 30 to June 21 for the unit’s annual training
A column 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team M1A2 tanks road march through the streets of Cincusora, Romania, after being offloaded from the Voila, Romania, railhead earlier that day. The tanks were in Romania to be used in Exercise Saber Guardian 2016, a U.S. Army Europe-led exercise, in the spirit of partnership for peace. The exercise was designed to promote regional stability and security, while strengthening partnership capacity, and fostering trust while improving interoperability between Romania, the U.S., NATO and Partnership for Peace member nations.
GOWEN FIELD, ID – The 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team unveiled the 116th Cavalry Brigade Fallen Soldier Memorial and re-dedicated the 116th Cavalry Association’s memorial Friday at Gowen Field.
Soldiers from the Idaho Army National Guard are currently training in four countries and will deploy to train in eight others between now and the end of summer. None of these countries include Afghanistan or Iraq. Citizen-Soldiers rely on their civilian and military skill sets to train and work with soldiers in other countries.