CSA visits Full Spectrum Operation exercise

By D. Myles CullenOctober 23, 2010

Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., joins Company Commanders and 1st Sgt.s during a "tactical freeze" portion of a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.  The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force.
1 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., joins Company Commanders and 1st Sgt.s during a "tactical freeze" portion of a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Col. Carl Alex, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, briefs Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr.,  about operations being conducted as part of the Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.  The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force.
2 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Carl Alex, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, briefs Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., about operations being conducted as part of the Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Col. Carl Alex, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, briefs Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr.,  about operations being conducted as part of the Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.  The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force.
3 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Carl Alex, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, briefs Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., about operations being conducted as part of the Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
A command staff operates while the Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., observes the scenario during a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.  The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force.
4 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A command staff operates while the Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., observes the scenario during a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr.,  talks with a Soldier while observing a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.  The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force.
5 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., talks with a Soldier while observing a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Brig. Gen. Jim Yarbrough, Commanding Gen. of Joint Readiness Training Center, talks with Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., during a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.  The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force.
6 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Brig. Gen. Jim Yarbrough, Commanding Gen. of Joint Readiness Training Center, talks with Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., during a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., conducts an after action briefing with the leadership participating in the Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.
7 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., conducts an after action briefing with the leadership participating in the Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Soldier provides security to a command center during a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.  The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force.
8 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Soldier provides security to a command center during a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers leave their defensive fighting positions while preparing for an attack during a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.  The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force.
9 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers leave their defensive fighting positions while preparing for an attack during a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers huddle up during a "tactical freeze" portion of the Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.  The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force.
10 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers huddle up during a "tactical freeze" portion of the Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., enters a tent to observe a command center during a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010.  The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force.
11 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the US Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., enters a tent to observe a command center during a Full Spectrum Operation exercise in Ft. Polk, LA, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. The Full Spectrum exercise focuses on facing and defeating a hybrid threat representing both an insurgent force and an organized military force. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL