Photo Credit: Spc. Kimberly Hackbarth, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team
Sgt. Joseph MacDonald (left), a squad leader with 2nd Platoon, Company C, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, communicates with a member of his squad during a practice run prior to a platoon live-fire evaluation June 22, 2011. The platoon, assigned to 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, conducted the live-fire in preparation for its upcoming deployment to Singapore where they will participate in "Tiger Balm," a bilateral training exercise.