Operation Steel Arakh

By Capt. Devon ThomasNovember 4, 2016

FORT BRAGG, N.C.-- Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 3rd Battalion, 27 Field Artillery Regiment Soldiers carry a  Bravo Battery, 3-27 FAR Soldier from a 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade Blackhawk helicopter during air medical evacuation training during the Operation Steel Arakh exercise, Oct. 28.The 18th Field Artillery Brigade conducted its field training Oct. 24-29. The brigade exercised an EDRE Level III and Table XV  for the 3-27 FAR Global Response Force unit, furthermore; brigade observer/controllers conducted external evaluations on 3-27 FAR  firing batteries and the 188th BSB to ensure readiness. Soldiers conducted sling load training, were medevac'd  by 82nd CAB Blackhawks, engaged targets at defensive fire lanes, and defended their base from OPFOR in the darkness. (U.S. Army Photo by Capt. Devon Thomas, 18th Field Artillery Brigade/Released)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT BRAGG, N.C.-- Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 3rd Battalion, 27 Field Artillery Regiment Soldiers carry a Bravo Battery, 3-27 FAR Soldier from a 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade Blackhawk helicopter during air medical evacuation training during the Operation Steel Arakh exercise, Oct. 28.The 18th Field Artillery Brigade conducted its field training Oct. 24-29. The brigade exercised an EDRE Level III and Table XV for the 3-27 FAR Global Response Force unit, furthermore; brigade observer/controllers conducted external evaluations on 3-27 FAR firing batteries and the 188th BSB to ensure readiness. Soldiers conducted sling load training, were medevac'd by 82nd CAB Blackhawks, engaged targets at defensive fire lanes, and defended their base from OPFOR in the darkness. (U.S. Army Photo by Capt. Devon Thomas, 18th Field Artillery Brigade/Released) (Photo Credit: Capt. Devon Thomas) VIEW ORIGINAL