Lancer Brigade Prepares for Expert Soldier and Expert Infantry Badge

By CourtesyOctober 27, 2019

1st Lt. Emilio Pacheco, an Expert Infantry Badge Candidate from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division fires blank rounds from an M2 .50 caliber machine gun during training at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Oct. 18, 2019. "The Ma Deuce is the primary weapon system on our Strykers," said Sgt. 1st Class Javier Oropeza the lane grader for Lancer Brigade's EIB and Expert Soldier Badge training/testing.  "It protects our ability to move quickly to the fight, so you can see how it's important for Soldiers to be experts with it."
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 1st Lt. Emilio Pacheco, an Expert Infantry Badge Candidate from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division fires blank rounds from an M2 .50 caliber machine gun during training at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Oct. 18, 2019. "The Ma Deuce is the primary weapon system on our Strykers," said Sgt. 1st Class Javier Oropeza the lane grader for Lancer Brigade's EIB and Expert Soldier Badge training/testing. "It protects our ability to move quickly to the fight, so you can see how it's important for Soldiers to be experts with it." (Photo Credit: Courtesy) VIEW ORIGINAL