Acting Under Secretary of the Army Eric K. Fanning shares breakfast with Soldiers of the 18th Field Artillery Brigade at Fort Bragg, N.C., Aug. 11. Fanning visited the post to observe both conventional and special operations capabilities first hand and to discuss concerns of the individual soldiers and commanders. Fort Bragg is the home of the nation's premier rapid deployment ground force, capable of deploying with little to no-notice anywhere in the world in 18 hours. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Charles Crail/released)