Defending the Embassies: South Carolina Army National Guard Troops Train for Evacuation Missions
Photo Credit: Capt. Tim Irvin, Camp Buehring Public Affairs
A Soldier of Company C, 4th Battalion, 118th Infantry Regiment provides security while role players playing host-nation civilians shout demands for food and water during an embassy defense and evacuation exercise at Range 5 near Camp Buehring, Kuwait, May 29, 2012. The 4th Battalion's Company A conducted the same exercise at Range 5 three days before. During the exercise, the infantry companies also coordinated with the 108th Assault Helicopter Battalion for rapid resupply and with Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, to evacuate simulated wounded. The 4th Battalion belongs the South Carolina Army National Guard, and assumed security-force operations in Northern Kuwait in April.
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