2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division's Battalion Situational Training Exercise
By Maj. Sonie Munson
November 3, 2018 1 / 5 Maj. Timothy Iannacone, the executive officer for 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment conducts a role call of staff during a combined arms rehearsal during 22nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division's Battalion Situational Training Exercise at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Oct. 23. 2-2 SBCT BN STX improves our ability to rapidly deploy, fight and win against a near peer adversary. VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 5 Cpt. Farmer the assistant operations officer for 1-17 Infantry Regiment explains the terrain of an urban area during the battalion combined arms rehearsal at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Oct. 23rd. 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division's battalion level training exercise known as Operation Lancer Hammer tests the brigade's ability to fight and win against a near peer adversary. VIEW ORIGINAL 3 / 5 Lt. Col Donald Neal Jr., commander of 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment explains the importance of rehearsals to his unit during 2-2 SBCT's Battalion Situational Training Exercise, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Oct 23. "It all starts with rehearsals. This rehearsal is key to getting us ready to fight our mission." VIEW ORIGINAL 4 / 5 1st Lt. Alex Rafanan the assistance intelligence officer for 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment explains what the enemy forces plan is during a battalion level combined arms rehearsal at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Oct. 23. This rehearsal will help the unit identify key decision points to better prepare them to fight and win against a near peer adversary during 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division's Battalion Situational Training Exercise. VIEW ORIGINAL 5 / 5 Maj. Trevor O'Malley, executive officer for 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment is interviewed by Joint Base Lewis-McChord Mission Training Complex Leader Development Team about his role as an observer controller trainer during 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division's battalion level situational training exercise at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Oct. 23rd. VIEW ORIGINAL
2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division's Battalion Situational Training Exercise at Joint Base Lewis-McChord from Oct. 22- Nov. 5, improved the unit's collective task proficiency. Operation Lancer Hammer also prepares the unit for upcoming training exercises and overall unit readiness.
With assistance from JBLM's Mission Training Complex training facilities, state-of-the-art equipment and support staff the realism of the training was enhanced.
From the individual soldier up to brigade staff tasks, all warfighting functions were tested during the exercise.
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