2nd Lt. Chavez Takes On Lancer Brigade's Expert Infantry Badge

By Spc. John WeaverOctober 31, 2019

2nd Lt. Elena Chavez and 2nd Lt. Benjamin Hinkle, infantry officers assigned to Charlie Company, 1-17 Infantry Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, rehearse donning the Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology before the Expert Infantry Badge chemical and biological operations lane at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Oct. 28, 2019. "It helps to have buddies out here to guide you and go over the tasks before the lanes," Chavez said.  "We're Buffaloes - we're a herd and we keep each other accountable."
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 2nd Lt. Elena Chavez and 2nd Lt. Benjamin Hinkle, infantry officers assigned to Charlie Company, 1-17 Infantry Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, rehearse donning the Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology before the Expert Infantry Badge chemical and biological operations lane at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Oct. 28, 2019. "It helps to have buddies out here to guide you and go over the tasks before the lanes," Chavez said. "We're Buffaloes - we're a herd and we keep each other accountable." (Photo Credit: Spc. John Weaver) VIEW ORIGINAL