• FORT POLK, La. -- Soldiers from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division listen to a block of instructions on M240 Machine Gun during the 4th BCT's EIB train-up at the Joint Readiness Training Center on July 29, 2014. The Patriot Brigade has more than 500 Soldiers attempting to gain their Expert Infantry Badge. (Photo by Sgt. David Edge; 4th BCT, 10th MTN DIV Public Affairs)

    The "Climb to Glory" EIB Train-up

    FORT POLK, La. -- Soldiers from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division listen to a block of instructions on M240 Machine Gun during the 4th BCT's EIB train-up at the Joint Readiness Training...

  • FORT POLK, La. -- Staff Sgt. Daniel Van Houten, an Expert Infantry Badge holder gives Staff Sgt. Jonathan Ridenour, Troop B, 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, an EIB candidate instructions in map reading during the 4th BCT's EIB train-up at the Joint Readiness Training Center on July 29, 2014. (Photo by Sgt. David Edge; 4th BCT, 10th MTN DIV Public Affairs)

    The "Climb to Glory" EIB Train-up

    FORT POLK, La. -- Staff Sgt. Daniel Van Houten, an Expert Infantry Badge holder gives Staff Sgt. Jonathan Ridenour, Troop B, 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, an EIB candidate instructions in map...

  • FORT POLK, La. -- Staff Sgt. Caleb Brack an Expert Infantry Badge holder, from Newton, Texas shows EIB candidates the proper way to through a hand grenade during the 4th BCT's EIB train-up at the Joint Readiness Training Center on July 29, 2014. The EIB is earned by the completion of a course of testing designed to demonstrate the mastery in infantry skills. (Photo by Sgt. David Edge; 4th BCT, 10th MTN DIV Public Affairs)

    The "Climb to Glory" EIB Train-up

    FORT POLK, La. -- Staff Sgt. Caleb Brack an Expert Infantry Badge holder, from Newton, Texas shows EIB candidates the proper way to through a hand grenade during the 4th BCT's EIB train-up at the Joint Readiness Training Center on July 29, 2014. The...

  • FORT POLK, La. -- Pfc. Jordan Brown, Head Quarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, who is a Infantrymen from Summersville, W. Va. throws a dummy grenade during the 4th BCT's EIB train-up at the Joint Readiness Training Center on July 29, 2014. The Patriot Brigade has more than 500 Soldiers attempting to earn their Expert Infantry Badge. (Photo by Sgt. David Edge; 4th BCT, 10th MTN DIV Public Affairs)

    The "Climb to Glory" EIB Train-up

    FORT POLK, La. -- Pfc. Jordan Brown, Head Quarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, who is a Infantrymen from Summersville, W. Va. throws a dummy grenade during the 4th BCT's EIB train-up...

  • FORT POLK, La. -- Staff Sgt. Cristian Cea, an Expert Infantry Badge holder, from Malgrat de Mar, Spain, instructs Spc. Dakota Randell, Company A, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, an Infantrymen who hails from Aurora, Colo., how to disassemble and reassemble M240 Machine Gun during the 4th BCT's EIB train-up at the Joint Readiness Training Center on July 29, 2014. (Photo by Sgt. David Edge; 4th BCT, 10th MTN DIV Public Affairs)

    The "Climb to Glory" EIB Train-up

    FORT POLK, La. -- Staff Sgt. Cristian Cea, an Expert Infantry Badge holder, from Malgrat de Mar, Spain, instructs Spc. Dakota Randell, Company A, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, an Infantrymen who...

  • FORT POLK, La. -- Spc. Alexis Moran, an Infantrymen from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division who is a native of Los Angeles, is completing a functions check on a M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun during the 4th BCT's Expert Infantry Badge train-up at the Joint Readiness Training Center on July 29, 2014. The EIB is earned by the completion of a course of testing designed to demonstrate the mastery in infantry skills. (Photo by Sgt. David Edge; 4th BCT, 10th MTN DIV Public Affairs)

    The "Climb to Glory" EIB Train-up

    FORT POLK, La. -- Spc. Alexis Moran, an Infantrymen from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division who is a native of Los Angeles, is completing a functions check on a M2 .50 Caliber Machine Gun...

  • FORT POLK, La. -- Spc. Sean Brennan, an Infantrymen from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division who is a native of Slappoose, Ore., is completing a functions check on a MK 19 grenade launcher during the 4th BCT's Expert Infantry Badge train-up at the Joint Readiness Training Center on July 29, 2014. The Patriot Brigade has more than 500 Soldiers attempting to earn their EIB. (Photo by Sgt. David Edge; 4th BCT, 10th MTN DIV Public Affairs)

    The "Climb to Glory" EIB Train-up

    FORT POLK, La. -- Spc. Sean Brennan, an Infantrymen from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division who is a native of Slappoose, Ore., is completing a functions check on a MK 19 grenade launcher...

  • FORT POLK, La. -- Soldiers from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division listen to a block of instructions on Command Launch Unit during the 4th BCT's Expert Infantry Badge train-up at the Joint Readiness Training Center on July 29, 2014. The EIB is earned by the completion of a course of testing designed to demonstrate the mastery in infantry skills. (Photo by Sgt. David Edge; 4th BCT, 10th MTN DIV Public Affairs)

    The "Climb to Glory" EIB Train-up

    FORT POLK, La. -- Soldiers from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division listen to a block of instructions on Command Launch Unit during the 4th BCT's Expert Infantry Badge train-up at the Joint...

  • FORT POLK, La. -- Expert Infantry Badge candidates move in a single file column from one training site to the next during the 4th BCT's Expert Infantry Badge train-up at the Joint Readiness Training Center on July 29, 2014. The Patriot Brigade has more than 500 Soldiers attempting to earn their EIB. (Photo by Sgt. David Edge; 4th BCT, 10th MTN DIV Public Affairs)

    The "Climb to Glory" EIB Train-up

    FORT POLK, La. -- Expert Infantry Badge candidates move in a single file column from one training site to the next during the 4th BCT's Expert Infantry Badge train-up at the Joint Readiness Training Center on July 29, 2014. The Patriot Brigade has more...

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