• FORT HOOD, Texas " Union, Mo. native, Pfc. Christina Garcia (right), a medic assigned to C Company, 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, is congratulated by Command Sgt. Maj. James Norman (left), command sergeant major of the 1st Cav. Div., on being the only First Team Soldier to complete the Expert Field Medical Badge competition, here, Oct. 4. The two week event began with 234 competitors and ended with only 22 awardees.

    FORT HOOD, Texas " Union, Mo. native, Pfc...

    FORT HOOD, Texas " Union, Mo. native, Pfc. Christina Garcia (right), a medic assigned to C Company, 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, is congratulated by Command Sgt. Maj. James Norman (left), command...

  • FORT HOOD, Texas " Union, Mo. native, Pfc. Christina Garcia (right), medic, is pinned with the Expert Field Medical Badge by her platoon leader, San Antonio native, 2nd Lt. Paul Riojas (left), both assigned to C Company, 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, here, Oct. 4. After the two week competition, Garcia was the only Ironhorse Soldier to be awarded the EFMB.

    FORT HOOD, Texas " Union, Mo. native, Pfc...

    FORT HOOD, Texas " Union, Mo. native, Pfc. Christina Garcia (right), medic, is pinned with the Expert Field Medical Badge by her platoon leader, San Antonio native, 2nd Lt. Paul Riojas (left), both assigned to C Company, 115th Brigade Support...

  • FORT HOOD, Texas " Union, Mo. native, Pfc. Christina Garcia (right), medic, beams as she receives her Expert Field Medical Badge, from her platoon leader, San Antonio native, 2nd Lt. Paul Riojas (left), both assigned to C Company, 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, here, Oct. 4. Out of the original 20 Ironhorse Soldiers to compete, Garcia was the only one to successfully complete the tough medical competition.

    FORT HOOD, Texas " Union, Mo. native, Pfc...

    FORT HOOD, Texas " Union, Mo. native, Pfc. Christina Garcia (right), medic, beams as she receives her Expert Field Medical Badge, from her platoon leader, San Antonio native, 2nd Lt. Paul Riojas (left), both assigned to C Company, 115th Brigade Support...

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