2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, executes critical planning

By Staff Sgt. Mark A. Moore IIApril 29, 2015

Colonel David S. Doyle (right), commander, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), listens to company commanders of 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 2nd BCT, discuss their operational plan for a combined arms live fire exercise during a mock mission brief held at Division Hill, Fort Drum N.Y., April 29.
The event facilitated an open air discussion of ideas, suggestions, and recommendations that could improve future training exercises while simultaneously allowing officers to prove their technical and tactical combat arms expertise.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Colonel David S. Doyle (right), commander, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), listens to company commanders of 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 2nd BCT, discuss their operational plan for a combined arms live fire exercise during a mock mission brief held at Division Hill, Fort Drum N.Y., April 29. The event facilitated an open air discussion of ideas, suggestions, and recommendations that could improve future training exercises while simultaneously allowing officers to prove their technical and tactical combat arms expertise. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mark A. Moore II) VIEW ORIGINAL
Captain John Goodwill (left), commander, A Company and Maj. Darren Glen (right), operations officer, both of 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), explains to Col. David S. Doyle, commander, 2nd BCT, how and where their Soldiers would be positioned and maneuvered in a combined arms live fire exercise during a mock mission brief held at Division Hill, Fort Drum N.Y., April 29.Prior to a combined arms live fire exercise the coordination of multiple air craft and artillery assets who support hundreds of infantry Soldiers maneuvering on the ground is rehearsed and refined to ensure the safety of all participants.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Captain John Goodwill (left), commander, A Company and Maj. Darren Glen (right), operations officer, both of 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), explains to Col. David S. Doyle, commander, 2nd BCT, how and where their Soldiers would be positioned and maneuvered in a combined arms live fire exercise during a mock mission brief held at Division Hill, Fort Drum N.Y., April 29.Prior to a combined arms live fire exercise the coordination of multiple air craft and artillery assets who support hundreds of infantry Soldiers maneuvering on the ground is rehearsed and refined to ensure the safety of all participants. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mark A. Moore II) VIEW ORIGINAL
Captain's John Goodwill (left), commander, A Company and Justin Messenger, commander, C Company both of 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, compare notes during a mock mission brief held at Division Hill, Fort Drum N.Y., April 29.This mission brief is the final assessment in their tactical learning process here at Fort Drum and will allow leaders to more successfully plan future training exercises.Prior to the hands on walk through battalion commanders had to pass a written evaluation proving their knowledge of mission planning and infantry maneuverability.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Captain's John Goodwill (left), commander, A Company and Justin Messenger, commander, C Company both of 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, compare notes during a mock mission brief held at Division Hill, Fort Drum N.Y., April 29.This mission brief is the final assessment in their tactical learning process here at Fort Drum and will allow leaders to more successfully plan future training exercises.Prior to the hands on walk through battalion commanders had to pass a written evaluation proving their knowledge of mission planning and infantry maneuverability. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mark A. Moore II) VIEW ORIGINAL