FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Sgt. Alejandro Cortez, B Troop, 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, trains on the nine-line medical evacuation station during Expert Infantry Badge training May 7. Cortez, who was one of 17 EIB candidates from 5-1st training with the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1-25th SBCT, said he was confident that he would earn his EIB this week at the Donnelly Training Area at Fort Greely. "I got places to go after here," he said. "I cannot accept defeat."