Spc. Prashant Gurung and Pfc. Isaac Jenkins from 3rd Platoon, 643rd Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command work on a post for the new planning bays being built for the 25th Infantry Division's Tropic Lightning Academy, East Range Training Complex, Hawaii. These bays are used during the Pre-Ranger and Jungle Warfare courses at the Lightning Academy for the students to conduct briefings before executing missions. Both planning bays feature a wood frame, metal siding and roofing, along with new items such as sand tables and wooden benches.

Lightning Academy project builds skills and partnerships across Army units

Pacific engineers logged more than 4,000 hours, in July and August, toward the improvement of the 25th Infantry Division Tropic Lightning Academy training area. Two projects were completed using only troop construction and proved to be......READ MORE



U.S. Army Pacific postures and prepares the force for unified land operations, responds to threats, sustains and protects the force, and builds military relationships that develop partner defense capacity in order to contribute to a stable and secure U.S. Pacific Command AOR.


Vincent K. Brooks

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