Heavy artillery called for fun day at BLORA

By Pvt. Sharla Perrin, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Public AffairsJuly 8, 2008

Sgt. James Laporte from Houston, T.X., Sgt. Alberto Esparza from San Diego, Calif., and Staff Sgt. Shannon Johnson from Prentiss, Miss., all with Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, enjoy each other's company at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area near Fort Hood, Texas. The Soldiers are participating in a battalion-wide organizational day held June 27.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. James Laporte from Houston, T.X., Sgt. Alberto Esparza from San Diego, Calif., and Staff Sgt. Shannon Johnson from Prentiss, Miss., all with Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, enjoy each other's company at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area near Fort Hood, Texas. The Soldiers are participating in a battalion-wide organizational day held June 27. (Photo Credit: Pvt. Sharla Perrin, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Patrick Bingham, with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division from St. Charles, Mo. represents his battery in a game of softball at Belton Outdoor Recreational Area near Fort Hood, Texas June 27. The unit hosted a battalion-wide organizational day designed to motivate the Soldiers.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Patrick Bingham, with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division from St. Charles, Mo. represents his battery in a game of softball at Belton Outdoor Recreational Area near Fort Hood, Texas June 27. The unit hosted a battalion-wide organizational day designed to motivate the Soldiers. (Photo Credit: Pvt. Sharla Perrin, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Link Washington, with Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division from Lake City S.C. represents his battery by participating in a game of tug-of-war at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area near Fort Hood, Texas as part of a battalion-wide organizational day June 27.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Link Washington, with Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division from Lake City S.C. represents his battery by participating in a game of tug-of-war at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area near Fort Hood, Texas as part of a battalion-wide organizational day June 27. (Photo Credit: Pvt. Sharla Perrin, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Capt. Ashton Read, commander of Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division from Westminster, Md., speaks with the Soldiers of his battery at the end of an eventful day at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area near Fort Hood, Texas where a battalion-wide organizational day was held June 27.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Ashton Read, commander of Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division from Westminster, Md., speaks with the Soldiers of his battery at the end of an eventful day at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area near Fort Hood, Texas where a battalion-wide organizational day was held June 27. (Photo Credit: Pvt. Sharla Perrin, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Andres Crespo, with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 82nd  Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division from Houston, T.X. chats with friends while representing his battery by holding their guidon at a battalion-wide organizational day held at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area near Fort Hood,Texas June 27.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Andres Crespo, with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division from Houston, T.X. chats with friends while representing his battery by holding their guidon at a battalion-wide organizational day held at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area near Fort Hood,Texas June 27. (Photo Credit: Pvt. Sharla Perrin, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL