Up, up and away: Cavalry Soldiers conduct air assault training with Kuwaiti partners

By Staff Sgt. Leah KilpatrickOctober 12, 2017

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" prepare for extraction from the military operations in urban terrain training site at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
1 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" prepare for extraction from the military operations in urban terrain training site at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Capt. Ross Mitchell, commander of Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, gives feedback on the conduct of the training event after the conclusion of Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade," inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
2 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Ross Mitchell, commander of Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, gives feedback on the conduct of the training event after the conclusion of Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade," inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. 1st Class Ramon Deleondaily, platoon sergeant, 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, plays a belligerent enemy prisoner of war while the Soldiers of 2nd Platoon detain him during training events to seize the military operations in urban terrain training site from opposing forces as part of Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
3 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. 1st Class Ramon Deleondaily, platoon sergeant, 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, plays a belligerent enemy prisoner of war while the Soldiers of 2nd Platoon detain him during training events to seize the military operations in urban terrain training site from opposing forces as part of Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division maneuver through the military operations in urban terrain training site clearing buildings and establishing security at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
4 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division maneuver through the military operations in urban terrain training site clearing buildings and establishing security at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade maneuver through the military operations in urban terrain training site clearing buildings and establishing security as part of Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
5 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade maneuver through the military operations in urban terrain training site clearing buildings and establishing security as part of Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade maneuver through the military operations in urban terrain training site clearing buildings and establishing security as part of Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
6 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade maneuver through the military operations in urban terrain training site clearing buildings and establishing security as part of Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division enter the military operations in urban terrain training site for the execution of an assault on the town at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
7 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division enter the military operations in urban terrain training site for the execution of an assault on the town at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
A flight crew from the 2nd Battalion, 149th General Support Aviation, 29th Combat Aviation Brigade takes off after inserting Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" just outside the walls of a military operations in urban terrain training site during Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
8 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A flight crew from the 2nd Battalion, 149th General Support Aviation, 29th Combat Aviation Brigade takes off after inserting Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" just outside the walls of a military operations in urban terrain training site during Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
A flight crew from the 2nd Battalion, 149th General Support Aviation, 29th Combat Aviation Brigade comes in for a landing to begin an assault on a military operations in urban terrain site with Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" during Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
9 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A flight crew from the 2nd Battalion, 149th General Support Aviation, 29th Combat Aviation Brigade comes in for a landing to begin an assault on a military operations in urban terrain site with Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" during Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 5. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and the Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
10 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and the Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost" and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" practice mounting and dismounting a UH-60 Blackhawk at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and the Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
11 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost" and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" practice mounting and dismounting a UH-60 Blackhawk at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and the Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Darrell Cabaluna, an infantryman assigned to Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, bounds forward to a battle position after dismounting a UH-60 Blackhawk during hot and cold load training at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and the Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
12 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Darrell Cabaluna, an infantryman assigned to Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, bounds forward to a battle position after dismounting a UH-60 Blackhawk during hot and cold load training at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and the Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost" and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" practice mounting and dismounting a UH-60 Blackhawk at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
13 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost" and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" practice mounting and dismounting a UH-60 Blackhawk at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and The Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. John Agoo, a squad leader assigned to Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, directs a Kuwaiti soldier from the 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" where to go after dismouting a UH-60 Blackhawk during hot and cold load training at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and the Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
14 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. John Agoo, a squad leader assigned to Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, directs a Kuwaiti soldier from the 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" where to go after dismouting a UH-60 Blackhawk during hot and cold load training at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and the Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" practice mounting and dismounting a UH-60 Blackhawk at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and the Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
15 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" practice mounting and dismounting a UH-60 Blackhawk at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4, as part of Desert Wall. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and the Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Jake Briley, a crew chief assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 149th General Support Aviation Regiment, demonstrates the functioning of the seatbelts inside the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter prior to facilitating hot and cold load training with Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4 as part of Desert Wall. The units practiced mounting and dismounting from a UH-60 Blackhawk in order to conduct combat operations. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade," inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
16 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Jake Briley, a crew chief assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 149th General Support Aviation Regiment, demonstrates the functioning of the seatbelts inside the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter prior to facilitating hot and cold load training with Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4 as part of Desert Wall. The units practiced mounting and dismounting from a UH-60 Blackhawk in order to conduct combat operations. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade," inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL
A flight crew from the 2nd Battalion, 149th General Support Aviation, 29th Combat Aviation Brigade comes in for a landing to begin hot and cold load training with Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" during Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4. The units practiced mounting and dismounting from a UH-60 Blackhawk in order to conduct combat operations. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and the Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
17 / 17 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A flight crew from the 2nd Battalion, 149th General Support Aviation, 29th Combat Aviation Brigade comes in for a landing to begin hot and cold load training with Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Ghost," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwait's 55th Battalion, 26th Brigade "The Wall Brigade" during Desert Wall at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Oct. 4. The units practiced mounting and dismounting from a UH-60 Blackhawk in order to conduct combat operations. Desert Wall was a partnership training event designed to build interoperability between the Ghost Battalion and the Wall Brigade, inspire confidence in each other's capabilities, and posture both elements for combined operations in support of Operation Spartan Shield while supporting the units' training objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Leah Kilpatrick) VIEW ORIGINAL