2nd Infantry Division Soldiers continue to master the basic rappelling fundamentals on the rappel tower March 6, 2013, at Camp Hovey, South Korea, at the Air Assault Course. The Soldiers worked to improve their skills on Hollywood Open Side Rappels, Lock-in, Semi Combat and Full Combat. The division hosted the 10-day Air Assault Course on Camp Casey Feb. 25 to March 8, 2013. The course provides students the skills and knowledge required to be competent in the conduct of combat air assault operations. Upon successful completion of the course, students are awarded the Air Assault Badge. The training shows that 2nd Inf. Div. is committed to maintaining and strengthening the Republic to fight tonight in order to deter aggression toward the Republic of Korea. This is the first course on the peninsula in 15 years.