Westphal thrilled by U.S. Army Europe's multinational training
Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Tonya Gonzales, 123rd MPAD
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Joseph W. Westphal, under secretary of the United States Army, listens to Maj. James Hickman (left), deputy of Training Support Activity-Europe, give a brief overview of the Counter Improvised Explosive Device program which consists of instructional classroom training, identifying IEDs in a classroom, locating IEDs while walking through a Situational Training Exercise lane, the MRAP Egress Trainer (MET), and the Multi-cultural Mobile Counter Improvised Explosive Device Interactive Trainer (McMCIT) here April 12. The CIED training is part of the Joint Multinational Training Command's CIED training strategy, developed in support of U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates directive to train Soldiers and multinational partners of the dangers of CEID before a deployment to Afghanistan.
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