• A Soldier moves an insurgent during training at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.  Role players from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Irwin test the skills of Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division based at Fort Carson, Colo.

    Detainee Training

    A Soldier moves an insurgent during training at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Role players from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Irwin test the skills of Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division...

  • Soldiers head toward a simulated Iraqi village during training against opposing forces at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.  Simulated IEDs, role-playing villagers -- even Hollywood make-up artists, make the pre-deployment training here as realistic as possible.

    Movin' Out

    Soldiers head toward a simulated Iraqi village during training against opposing forces at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Simulated IEDs, role-playing villagers -- even Hollywood make-up artists, make the pre-deployment training...

  • Role playing insurgents from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment are captured and detained by Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 4th Infantry Division.  The Fort Carson-based Soldiers are training at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

    Capturing Insurgents

    Role playing insurgents from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment are captured and detained by Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 4th Infantry Division. The Fort Carson-based Soldiers are training at the National Training Center at Fort...

  • Soldiers maneuver through a simulated Iraqi Village against opposing forces to gain 'real world' training in urban operations.  The Fort Carson, Colo.-based Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division are training at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

    Village Operations

    Soldiers maneuver through a simulated Iraqi Village against opposing forces to gain 'real world' training in urban operations. The Fort Carson, Colo.-based Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division are training at the National...

  • Against one of the harshest training environments in the world, Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, set up shop at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.  The Soldiers go through realistic training in preparation for future deployment.

    A Different World

    Against one of the harshest training environments in the world, Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, set up shop at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. The Soldiers go through realistic training in...

  • Soldiers from the 204th Base Support Battalion react to a role player injured during a simulated improvised explosive device detonation.  The 4th Infantry Division Soldiers are training at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif.

    'Real World' Reaction

    Soldiers from the 204th Base Support Battalion react to a role player injured during a simulated improvised explosive device detonation. The 4th Infantry Division Soldiers are training at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • A simulated improvised explosive device detonates during a realistic training scenario at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.  Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division from Fort Carson, Colo., are at the Mojave Desert site to prepare for an upcoming deployment.

    IED Explosion

    A simulated improvised explosive device detonates during a realistic training scenario at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division from Fort Carson, Colo., are at the Mojave...

Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo., receive a dose of realistic training from opposing forces from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. The NTC provides a realistic war zone training environment, complete with realistic role players, urban operations and simulated improvised explosive devices.

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