Photo Credit: Capt. John Landry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Public Affairs
Spc. James Panten, with A Company, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), mans a guard tower Dec. 30, 2013, on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktia Province, Afghanistan. Soldiers of Spc. Panten's brigade are always taught to expect the unexpected and continually live on amber, which is a term used to describe always being prepared.