Operation Steel Arakh

By Capt. Devon ThomasNovember 4, 2016

FORT BRAGG, N.C.--A Soldier from the 3rd Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, signals a helicopter during medevac training during the Operation Steel Arakh field training exercise, Oct. 28. 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.--A Soldier from the 3rd Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, signals a helicopter during medevac training during the Operation Steel Arakh field training exercise, Oct. 28. 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