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

By Spc. John WeaverOctober 31, 2019

2nd Lt. Elena Chavez, an infantry officer from Kansas City, Mo., assigned to Charlie Company, 1-17 Infantry Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, straps on kneepads in preparation for the Expert Infantry Badge move under direct fire lane at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Oct. 28, 2019. "At the end of the day, it's an individual's responsibility to make sure they're ready," said Sgt. Tracker Sines, Chavez's squad leader. "She's doing very well. She has her own system of talking herself through it."
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 2nd Lt. Elena Chavez, an infantry officer from Kansas City, Mo., assigned to Charlie Company, 1-17 Infantry Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, straps on kneepads in preparation for the Expert Infantry Badge move under direct fire lane at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Oct. 28, 2019. "At the end of the day, it's an individual's responsibility to make sure they're ready," said Sgt. Tracker Sines, Chavez's squad leader. "She's doing very well. She has her own system of talking herself through it." (Photo Credit: Spc. John Weaver) VIEW ORIGINAL