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, loads a magazine with blank rounds in preparation for the Expert Infantry Badge move under direct fire lane at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Oct. 28, 2019. "Even if you do it a million times, you still have to focus on the lane you're on," Chavez said. "I've learned so much by training and participating, and can take it all back to my Soldiers once I'm done."
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, loads a magazine with blank rounds in preparation for the Expert Infantry Badge move under direct fire lane at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Oct. 28, 2019. "Even if you do it a million times, you still have to focus on the lane you're on," Chavez said. "I've learned so much by training and participating, and can take it all back to my Soldiers once I'm done." (Photo Credit: Spc. John Weaver) VIEW ORIGINAL