Getting Directions in Pineland
Photo Credit: Sgt. First Class John Gonzalez
FORT BRAGG, NC - Lt Col. James K. Shearer, a Soldier with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), talks to an Iraqi role player to gather information as his Civil Affairs Team listens in. The group is part of the last Civil Affairs Qualification Course - Mobilized graduating in 2008. Shearer and forty-four of his classmates, including two U.S. Marines and three Navy officers, are nearly finished after completing nine-weeks of intense classroom and field instruction. The final exam for these new Civil Affairs officers is a four-day operation through the fictional country of Pineland.
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