• Third Army Soldiers Spc. Skyler Reed and Sgt. Mitchell Brahms of the 443rd Transportation Company, and Army Reserve unit out of Lincoln, Neb., work to mount a tire onto a Heavy Equipment Transport at the 'Back it up, Jack it up' station of the 180th Transportation Battalion Truck Rodeo at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 3.  The timed competition tested two-person teams in six of the most common difficulties faced on the road. Units taking place in the event make regular trips into Iraq to get heavy equipment, much of which will be refurbished to support future operations in Afghanistan.

    180th Truck Rodeo

    Third Army Soldiers Spc. Skyler Reed and Sgt. Mitchell Brahms of the 443rd Transportation Company, and Army Reserve unit out of Lincoln, Neb., work to mount a tire onto a Heavy Equipment Transport at the 'Back it up, Jack it up' station of the 180th...

  • Third Army Soldiers Sgt. Eric Baldonado and Staff Sgt. Joseph Calderon of the 1404th Transportation Company unchain and prepare to remove a Heavy Equipment Transport truck from an M-1000 Trailer at the 'Drop and Swap' station of the 180th Transportation Battalion Truck Rodeo at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 3.  The timed competition tested two-person teams in six of the most common difficulties faced on the road. Units taking place in the event make regular trips into Iraq to get heavy equipment, much of which will be refurbished to support future operations in Afghanistan.

    180th Truck Rodeo

    Third Army Soldiers Sgt. Eric Baldonado and Staff Sgt. Joseph Calderon of the 1404th Transportation Company unchain and prepare to remove a Heavy Equipment Transport truck from an M-1000 Trailer at the 'Drop and Swap' station of the 180th...

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