• Spc. Lashonda Sparks (left), from Charlotte, N.C., and Spc. John Allen (right), from Long Beach, Calif., search for any hidden wounds on a casualty as part of a training exercise on Fort Hood July 21. Both medics, assigned to C Company, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conduct realistic training scenarios to prepare for their upcoming deployment to Iraq.

    Spc. Lashonda Sparks (left), from Charlotte...

    Spc. Lashonda Sparks (left), from Charlotte, N.C., and Spc. John Allen (right), from Long Beach, Calif., search for any hidden wounds on a casualty as part of a training exercise on Fort Hood July 21. Both medics, assigned to C Company, 215th Brigade...

  • Pfc. Timothy Rollings (left), with A Company, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division from Desoto, Texas and Pvt. Jordan Sharp (right), from B Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment from Eaton Rapids, Mich., participate in a react to fire and traumatic first aid training simulation on Fort Hood July 21. This exercise is part of a two week event on Fort Hood conducted by "Greywolf" Soldiers designed to simulate their upcoming deployment to Iraq and to prepare the troops for real life situations they may encounter.

    Pfc. Timothy Rollings (left), with A Company...

    Pfc. Timothy Rollings (left), with A Company, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division from Desoto, Texas and Pvt. Jordan Sharp (right), from B Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment from Eaton Rapids, Mich...

  • A group of Soldiers with C Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, use their knowledge of combat first aid to transport a casualty to safety during a training exercise on Fort Hood July 21. This training event is part of a two week simulation of the brigade's upcoming deployment to Iraq.  C Company, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, the brigade's medic company, is responsible for ensuring that this event remains accurate.

    A group of Soldiers with C Company, 3rd...

    A group of Soldiers with C Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, use their knowledge of combat first aid to transport a casualty to safety during a training exercise on Fort Hood July 21. This training event...

  • Cpl. Sam Causley, an infantry Soldier with B Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, from Monterey, Calif., assesses a simulated casualty who was injured by an Improvised Explosive Device. This training exercise, part of a two week event that the "Greywolf" brigade conducts to prepare its troops for their upcoming deployment to Iraq, is designed to test the Soldiers' knowledge in combat tactics and first aid.

    Cpl. Sam Causley, an infantry Soldier with B...

    Cpl. Sam Causley, an infantry Soldier with B Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, from Monterey, Calif., assesses a simulated casualty who was injured by an Improvised Explosive Device. This...

  • Three Soldiers treat a casualty as part of a training scenario simulating an Improvised Explosive Device attack on a convoy July 21. C Co., 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, the brigade's medic company, designed the event on Fort Hood to teach "Greywolf" Soldiers first aid and combat tactics under realistic conditions.

    Three Soldiers treat a casualty as part of a...

    Three Soldiers treat a casualty as part of a training scenario simulating an Improvised Explosive Device attack on a convoy July 21. C Co., 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, the brigade's medic company...

  • Spc. Ruben Barraza (left), from Long Beach, Calif., and Cpl. Sam Causley (right), from Monterey, Ca., both infantry Soldiers from B Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division secure a perimeter around the simulated scene of an Improvised Explosive Devise attack at Fort Hood, Texas July 21.   Commanders designed the scenario to train Soldiers to react to IED threats, as well as treat casualties of such an attack. (

    Spc. Ruben Barraza (left), from Long Beach...

    Spc. Ruben Barraza (left), from Long Beach, Calif., and Cpl. Sam Causley (right), from Monterey, Ca., both infantry Soldiers from B Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division secure a perimeter around...

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