Congressmen visit Ft. Bliss

By D. Myles CullenJuly 17, 2008

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) is given a briefing by a Soldier with the Army Evaluation Task Force at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
1 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) is given a briefing by a Soldier with the Army Evaluation Task Force at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and Chief of Staff of the Army, GEN. George W. Casey, Jr., listen to 1st LT Anderson with the Army Evaluation Task Force talk about the advantages of the Future Combat System called Integrated Computer System at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen "
2 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and Chief of Staff of the Army, GEN. George W. Casey, Jr., listen to 1st LT Anderson with the Army Evaluation Task Force talk about the advantages of the Future Combat System called Integrated Computer System at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen " (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) listen to 1st LT Anderson with the Army Evaluation Task Force brief the additional capabilities provided with the Joint Tactical Radio System at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
3 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) listen to 1st LT Anderson with the Army Evaluation Task Force brief the additional capabilities provided with the Joint Tactical Radio System at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) listen to 1st LT Anderson with the Army Evaluation Task Force brief the additional capabilities provided with the Joint Tactical Radio System at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
4 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) listen to 1st LT Anderson with the Army Evaluation Task Force brief the additional capabilities provided with the Joint Tactical Radio System at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) are given a briefing by Soldiers with the Army Evaluation Task Force at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
5 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) are given a briefing by Soldiers with the Army Evaluation Task Force at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army GEN. George W. Casey, Jr., talks with a Soldier of the Army Evaluation Task Force before he briefs the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Ike Skelton about Future Combat Systems at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
6 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army GEN. George W. Casey, Jr., talks with a Soldier of the Army Evaluation Task Force before he briefs the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Ike Skelton about Future Combat Systems at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX)are given a briefing about the advantages of the Urban Unmanned Ground Sensors by 1st LT Anderson with the Army Evaluation Task Force at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
7 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX)are given a briefing about the advantages of the Urban Unmanned Ground Sensors by 1st LT Anderson with the Army Evaluation Task Force at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army GEN. George W. Casey, Jr., listens to a Soldier of the Army Evaluation Task Force before he brief the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Ike Skelton about Future Combat Systems at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
8 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army GEN. George W. Casey, Jr., listens to a Soldier of the Army Evaluation Task Force before he brief the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Ike Skelton about Future Combat Systems at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) is giving a brief about the capabilities provided by the Class I Unmanned Aerial Vehicle at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen "
9 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) is giving a brief about the capabilities provided by the Class I Unmanned Aerial Vehicle at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen " (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) is giving a brief about the capabilities provided by the Class I Unmanned Aerial Vehicle at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
10 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) is giving a brief about the capabilities provided by the Class I Unmanned Aerial Vehicle at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers with the Army Evaluation Task Force give a demonstration of the small unmanned ground vehicle combat application to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
11 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers with the Army Evaluation Task Force give a demonstration of the small unmanned ground vehicle combat application to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers with the Army Evaluation Task Force give a demonstration of the small unmanned ground vehicle combat application to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
12 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers with the Army Evaluation Task Force give a demonstration of the small unmanned ground vehicle combat application to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers with the Army Evaluation Task Force give a demonstration of the small unmanned ground vehicle combat application to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
13 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers with the Army Evaluation Task Force give a demonstration of the small unmanned ground vehicle combat application to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Army Staff Sgt. Hoffman with the Army Evaluation Task Force at Ft Bliss, TX, briefs House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) about the use of tactical unmanned ground sensors on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
14 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Staff Sgt. Hoffman with the Army Evaluation Task Force at Ft Bliss, TX, briefs House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) about the use of tactical unmanned ground sensors on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Congressman Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) shakes the hand of a Soldier with the Army Evaluation Task Force at Ft Bliss, TX, after posing for a group photo on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
15 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Congressman Syvestre Reyes (D-TX) shakes the hand of a Soldier with the Army Evaluation Task Force at Ft Bliss, TX, after posing for a group photo on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) asks the Chief of Staff of the Army, GEN. George W. Casey, Jr., a question about the non-line of sight system at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen"
16 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) asks the Chief of Staff of the Army, GEN. George W. Casey, Jr., a question about the non-line of sight system at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen" (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX)are lead to a future Combat Systems display by LTC House with the Army Evaluation Task Force at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008.  The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen "
17 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and fellow committee member Syvestre Reyes (D-TX)are lead to a future Combat Systems display by LTC House with the Army Evaluation Task Force at Ft Bliss, TX, on July 12, 2008. The Congressmen were briefed on the Army's plans to accelerate Future Combat Systems technologies to Soldiers in combat. Army photo by D. Myles Cullen " (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL