Warhorse Soldiers train for deployment
By Spc. April Stewart, 3rd BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div.
November 10, 2010
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FORT IRWIN, Calif.-B Company troops pull guard as casualties are moved to a casualty evacuation vehicle.
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FORT IRWIN, Calif.- B Company troops move strategically through Medina Wesl.
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FORT IRWIN, Calif.- D Company Soldiers move injured troops to the vehicle to be evacuated from Medina Jabal.
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FORT IRWIN, Calif.- A car bomb drives in to an upcoming humvee making an explosion in Medina Jabal.
FORT IRWIN, Calif.- Companies with 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment "Warhorse," 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conducted military operations on urban terrain (MOUT) at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Nov.2.
B Company cordoned Medina Wasl, a notional city used for training, and dismounted teams cleared buildings using stacking procedures and reacted quickly to the scenario, moving casualties, taking cover and returning fire.
D Company also conducted MOUT operations in Medina Jabal, another notional city, were they reacted to car bombs and indirect fire.
Scenarios like this prepare Soldiers for their upcoming deployments.
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