• If a lake is too big and scary, use a shallow mud-hole to keep cool during the scorching summer heat. Here Soldiers from the 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, wrestle in the tug-o-war pit after a heated match during an organizational day at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreational Area, Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 14.

    If a lake is too big and scary, use a shallow...

    If a lake is too big and scary, use a shallow mud-hole to keep cool during the scorching summer heat. Here Soldiers from the 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, wrestle in the tug-o-war pit...

  • If water sports are too messy, then try taking a quick ride down a slide to let the air cool you down. That's what Jesse Cochran, 2, did during a 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, organizational day at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreational Area, Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 14. His mother, Sgt. Yaneth Cochran (not pictured), a human resources noncommissioned officer for First Attack watched on from the shade of a nearby tree.

    If water sports are too messy, then try taking...

    If water sports are too messy, then try taking a quick ride down a slide to let the air cool you down. That's what Jesse Cochran, 2, did during a 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division...

  • A very simple way to shield the summer sun is to use Stetsons or baseball caps. Colonel Douglas Gabram (right in Stetson), commander of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Lt. Col. Charles Dalcourt (center in ball cap), commander of the 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st ACB, and Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela (left in Stetson), the senior noncommissioned officer for 1st ACB, watch First Attack Soldiers during their organizational day at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreational Area, Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 14.

    A very simple way to shield the summer sun is...

    A very simple way to shield the summer sun is to use Stetsons or baseball caps. Colonel Douglas Gabram (right in Stetson), commander of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Lt. Col. Charles Dalcourt (center in ball cap), commander of the...

  • Strong-arming the heat into submission sometimes takes muscle. But these Soldiers from 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, used too much muscle during this tug-of-war match - snapping the rope in two. First Attack troopers gathered to take part in their organizational day at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreational Area at Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 14.

    Strong-arming the heat into submission...

    Strong-arming the heat into submission sometimes takes muscle. But these Soldiers from 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, used too much muscle during this tug-of-war match - snapping the rope...

  • Another way to beat the heat is to exploit a nearby water source - say a lake, for example. Soldiers from the 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, toss a fellow trooper into Belton Lake during an organizational day at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreational Area at Fort Hood, Texas, Aug. 14. Aside from the normal fare of food and games, many Attack Soldiers found other ways to keep themselves entertained.

    Another way to beat the heat is to exploit a...

    Another way to beat the heat is to exploit a nearby water source - say a lake, for example. Soldiers from the 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, toss a fellow trooper into Belton Lake during...

  • One way to stay cool amidst the Texas heat is to look cool. Yazzabel Ramirez, 2, gives dog, Sasha-Mishka ('bear cub' in Russian), a hug during an organizational day put on by 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreational Area at Fort Hood, Aug. 14. While Yazzabel's dad is PV2 Victor Ramirez (not pictured), a fueler for Company E, 1-227th, 1st ACB, Sasha-Mishka belongs to Sgt. Gary Miller (not pictured), a retention noncommissioned officer for First Attack.

    One way to stay cool amidst the Texas heat is...

    One way to stay cool amidst the Texas heat is to look cool. Yazzabel Ramirez, 2, gives dog, Sasha-Mishka ('bear cub' in Russian), a hug during an organizational day put on by 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st...

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