• FORT HOOD, Texas - Col. Gary Volesky (right), former commander of 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, and an Expert Infantry Badge holder, congratulates 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers on their success completing the EIB course, here, Aug. 13.

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Col. Gary Volesky (right)...

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Col. Gary Volesky (right), former commander of 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, and an Expert Infantry Badge holder, congratulates 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers on their success completing the EIB course...

  • FORT HOOD, Texas - Columbia, Mo. native, Spc. Kyle Depriest, an infantryman assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Soldier completes the12-mile ruck march to earn the Expert Infantry Badge, here Aug. 13. Depriest was the only "True Blue" Soldier to earn the EIB; qualifying each event on the first attempt.

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Columbia, Mo. native, Spc...

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Columbia, Mo. native, Spc. Kyle Depriest, an infantryman assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Soldier completes the12-mile ruck march to earn the Expert Infantry...

  • FORT HOOD, Texas - Los Angeles native, Capt. Anthony Mattazaro (left), the plans officer assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, recieves the Expert Infantry Badge during the award ceremony, here, Aug. 13. The EIB is a highly valued badge earned by demonstrating expert knowledge of infantry skills.

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Los Angeles native, Capt...

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Los Angeles native, Capt. Anthony Mattazaro (left), the plans officer assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, recieves the Expert Infantry...

  • FORT HOOD, Texas - Brownsburg, Ind. native, Spc. Nicholas Borgeling, an infantry Soldier assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, races to the finish line to complete the 12-mile ruck march, here, Aug. 13. The ruck march marked the end of the weeklong, Expert Infantry Badge testing.

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Brownsburg, Ind. native...

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Brownsburg, Ind. native, Spc. Nicholas Borgeling, an infantry Soldier assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, races to the finish line to complete the 12-mile ruck...

  • FORT HOOD, Texas - Shelburne, Vt. native, Capt. Christopher Geoff (top), a brigade planning officer assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, demonstrates detainee search procedures during Expert Infantry Badge testing, here, Aug. 9.

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Shelburne, Vt. native, Capt...

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Shelburne, Vt. native, Capt. Christopher Geoff (top), a brigade planning officer assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, demonstrates detainee search procedures during Expert Infantry Badge testing, here, Aug. 9.

  • FORT HOOD, Texas - Shelburne, Vt. Native, Capt. Christopher Geoff (far left), a brigade planning officer for 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, demonstrates his proficency by performing a functions check on an M249 squad automatic weapon during Expert Infantry Badge Testing, here, Aug. 9. The EIB is earned by demonstrating expert knowledge of infantry skills.

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Shelburne, Vt. Native, Capt...

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Shelburne, Vt. Native, Capt. Christopher Geoff (far left), a brigade planning officer for 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, demonstrates his proficency by performing a functions check on an M249 squad automatic weapon...

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