• Pfc. Jason Burton (left), and Pfc. Oscar King (right), both High Capacity Line of Sight team members assigned to 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, receive assistance while raising the HCLOS antenna Jan. 28 at Fort Hood, Texas. The HCLOS teams participated in a validation exercise meant to familiarize the HCLOS teams with the equipment and ensure they can provide communications. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Banzhaf, 3rd BCT PAO, 1st Cavalry Division)

    3rd BCT, 1st Cav. verifies signal equipment

    Pfc. Jason Burton (left), and Pfc. Oscar King (right), both High Capacity Line of Sight team members assigned to 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, receive assistance while raising the HCLOS...

  • Pfc. Jason Burton (left), and Pfc. Oscar King (right), both High Capacity Line of Sight team members assigned to 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, receive assistance while raising the HCLOS antenna Jan. 28 at Fort Hood, Texas. The HCLOS teams participated in a validation exercise meant to familiarize the HCLOS teams with the equipment and ensure they can provide communications. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Banzhaf, 3rd BCT PAO, 1st Cavalry Division)

    3rd BCT verifies signal equipment

    Pfc. Jason Burton (left), and Pfc. Oscar King (right), both High Capacity Line of Sight team members assigned to 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, receive assistance while raising the HCLOS...

  • Pfc. Jason Burton, a Alloway, N.J., native, uses a generator to provide power to a High Capacity Line of Sight system that allows teams to communicate via radio during a validation exercise Jan. 29 at Fort Hood, Texas. Burton, an HCLOS team member with 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, is participating in the HCLOS validation to ensure the teams can use their equipment to communicate. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Banzhaf, 3rd BCT PAO, 1st Cavalry Division)

    3rd BCT verifies signal equipment

    Pfc. Jason Burton, a Alloway, N.J., native, uses a generator to provide power to a High Capacity Line of Sight system that allows teams to communicate via radio during a validation exercise Jan. 29 at Fort Hood, Texas. Burton, an HCLOS team member with...

  • Pfc. Oscar King, a High Capacity Line of Sight team member assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, hammers metal stakes into the ground to secure the base plate for an antenna Jan. 29, at Fort Hood, Texas. The 3rd BCT held a validation exercise for the HCLOS teams to train them and ensure the equipment is in working condition. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Banzhaf, 3rd BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div.)

    3rd BCT verifies signal equipment

    Pfc. Oscar King, a High Capacity Line of Sight team member assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, hammers metal stakes into the ground to secure the base plate for an antenna Jan. 29, at...

  • Pfc. Steven Garcia (center), a Tampa Fla., native, and High Capacity Line of Sight team member with 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, prepares the mast of an HCLOS antenna Jan. 28, at Fort Hood, Texas. Garcia is participating in a validation exercise meant to verify HCLOS teams?' equipment and familiarize them with the system. Once setup is complete, the teams can use their HCLOS radios to communicate with another HCLOS shelter. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Banzhaf, 3rd BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div.)

    3rd BCT verifies signal equipment

    Pfc. Steven Garcia (center), a Tampa Fla., native, and High Capacity Line of Sight team member with 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, prepares the mast of an HCLOS antenna Jan. 28, at Fort Hood, Texas...

  • Spc. Jeremy Pitts, a Jacksonville, Fla., native, and a High Capacity Line of Sight radio team member with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, attaches a cable to the back of an HLOS antenna Jan. 28, at Fort Hood, Texas. The team is validating their equipment and knowledge on the HCLOS while demonstrating that they can work together to assemble the system and establish communication links. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon Banzhaf, 3rd BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div.)

    3rd BCT verifies signal equipment

    Spc. Jeremy Pitts, a Jacksonville, Fla., native, and a High Capacity Line of Sight radio team member with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, attaches a cable to the...

The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted a validation of all their High Capacity Line of Sight teams Jan. 27 at Fort Hood, Texas.The week long exercise enabled the teams to get more familiar with their HCLOS systems and ensure the equipment is mission ready.

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