Anatomy of an Assault

By Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)December 10, 2008

A Paratrooper from 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, gets ready to assault an objective under cover of smoke during a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5.
1 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Paratrooper from 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, gets ready to assault an objective under cover of smoke during a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Muskogee, Okla. native Sgt. Adam Farmer (right), of 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, prepares to move his squad out to assault an objective during a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5.
2 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Muskogee, Okla. native Sgt. Adam Farmer (right), of 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, prepares to move his squad out to assault an objective during a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Aaron Atchison, of C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, pulls security during movement to assault an objective as part of a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5.
3 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Aaron Atchison, of C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, pulls security during movement to assault an objective as part of a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Muskogee, Okla. native Sgt. Adam Farmer (left) of C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, calls for his squad to move out during movement to assault an objective as part of a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5.
4 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Muskogee, Okla. native Sgt. Adam Farmer (left) of C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, calls for his squad to move out during movement to assault an objective as part of a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Smithfield, Maine native Spc. Nathan Landry, a radio operator with C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, steps it out as his platoon moves to assault an objective as part of a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5.
5 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Smithfield, Maine native Spc. Nathan Landry, a radio operator with C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, steps it out as his platoon moves to assault an objective as part of a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers from C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct a movement through the Fort Bragg woods to assault an objective as part of a live fire exercise Dec. 5.
6 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers from C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct a movement through the Fort Bragg woods to assault an objective as part of a live fire exercise Dec. 5. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers from C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct a movement through the Fort Bragg woods to assault an objective as part of a live fire exercise Dec. 5.
7 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers from C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct a movement through the Fort Bragg woods to assault an objective as part of a live fire exercise Dec. 5. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers from 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, prepare to enter and clear a building during a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5.
8 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers from 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, prepare to enter and clear a building during a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Paratroopers from 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, race past as they assault an objective during a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5.
9 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratroopers from 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, race past as they assault an objective during a live fire exercise at Fort Bragg Dec. 5. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Dust and smoke settle around Paratroopers from C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, as they pull security after assaulting an objective during a live fire exercise Dec. 5.
10 / 10 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Dust and smoke settle around Paratroopers from C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, as they pull security after assaulting an objective during a live fire exercise Dec. 5. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL