Village stability operations at NTC

By Spc. Ryan HallockAugust 19, 2011

Sgt. Clifton Pettway, intelligence analyst from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, gets his Humvee ready for the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System to be installed at the National Training Center, Aug. 5. MILES gear is used simulate live combat by detecting enemy fire, including near misses and direct hits from IEDs.
1 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Clifton Pettway, intelligence analyst from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, gets his Humvee ready for the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System to be installed at the National Training Center, Aug. 5. MILES gear is used simulate live combat by detecting enemy fire, including near misses and direct hits from IEDs. (Photo Credit: Spc. Ryan Hallock) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from Alpha Company, 2-3 Inf., 3-2 SBCT, pull security during a training exercise at the National Training Center Aug. 13. The 3-2 SBCT is on a month-long rotation to NTC.
2 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from Alpha Company, 2-3 Inf., 3-2 SBCT, pull security during a training exercise at the National Training Center Aug. 13. The 3-2 SBCT is on a month-long rotation to NTC. (Photo Credit: Spc. Ryan Hallock) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Salvador Ramirez, 1st squad leader, 1st platoon, Alpha Company, 2-3 Inf., 3-2 SBCT, is evacuated from combat during a training exercise at the National Training Center Aug. 13. Ramirez and his team were on patrol in support of village stability, when a firefight erupted.
3 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Salvador Ramirez, 1st squad leader, 1st platoon, Alpha Company, 2-3 Inf., 3-2 SBCT, is evacuated from combat during a training exercise at the National Training Center Aug. 13. Ramirez and his team were on patrol in support of village stability, when a firefight erupted. (Photo Credit: Spc. Ryan Hallock) VIEW ORIGINAL
Pvt. Charles Hazelip, rifleman and grenadier, Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, calls in his position after his team leader was injured during a firefight at the National Training Center Aug. 13. Hazelip and his team members were on patrol in support of village stability when a firefight erupted.
4 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pvt. Charles Hazelip, rifleman and grenadier, Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, calls in his position after his team leader was injured during a firefight at the National Training Center Aug. 13. Hazelip and his team members were on patrol in support of village stability when a firefight erupted. (Photo Credit: Spc. Ryan Hallock) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Salvador Ramirez, 1st squad leader from 1st Platoon, Alpha Company, 2-3 Inf., 3-2 SBCT, escorts an injured Afghan civilian to safety at the National Training Center Aug. 13. Ramirez and his team were on patrol in support of village stability, when a firefight erupted.
5 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Salvador Ramirez, 1st squad leader from 1st Platoon, Alpha Company, 2-3 Inf., 3-2 SBCT, escorts an injured Afghan civilian to safety at the National Training Center Aug. 13. Ramirez and his team were on patrol in support of village stability, when a firefight erupted. (Photo Credit: Spc. Ryan Hallock) VIEW ORIGINAL
Pvt. Michael R. Lowd, saw gunner, Alpha Company, 2-3 Inf., 3-2 SBCT, lays down suppressive fire after insurgents opened fire on his team's position at the National Training Center Aug. 13. Lowd and his team members were on patrol in support of village stability, when a firefight erupted.
6 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pvt. Michael R. Lowd, saw gunner, Alpha Company, 2-3 Inf., 3-2 SBCT, lays down suppressive fire after insurgents opened fire on his team's position at the National Training Center Aug. 13. Lowd and his team members were on patrol in support of village stability, when a firefight erupted. (Photo Credit: Spc. Ryan Hallock) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from Alpha Company, 2-3 Inf, 3-2 SBCT, patrol a village with Afghan forces at the National Training Center Aug. 13. The 3-2 SBCT is on a month-long rotation to NTC.
7 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from Alpha Company, 2-3 Inf, 3-2 SBCT, patrol a village with Afghan forces at the National Training Center Aug. 13. The 3-2 SBCT is on a month-long rotation to NTC. (Photo Credit: Spc. Ryan Hallock) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from 2-3 Inf., 3-2 SBCT, pull guard on top of their Stryker vehicle. The 3-2 SBCT is a month long training rotation to the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif.
8 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from 2-3 Inf., 3-2 SBCT, pull guard on top of their Stryker vehicle. The 3-2 SBCT is a month long training rotation to the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif. (Photo Credit: Spc. Ryan Hallock) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Clifton Pettway, intelligence analyst from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, gets his Humvee ready for the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System to be installed at the National Training Center, Aug. 5. MILES gear is used to simulate live combat by detecting enemy fire, including near misses and direct hits from IEDs.
9 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Clifton Pettway, intelligence analyst from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, gets his Humvee ready for the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System to be installed at the National Training Center, Aug. 5. MILES gear is used to simulate live combat by detecting enemy fire, including near misses and direct hits from IEDs. (Photo Credit: Spc. Ryan Hallock) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Theodore Durbin (Right), intelligence analyst from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, installs the driver's side door on his Humvee in preparation for the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System to be installed at the National Training Center, Aug. 5. MILES gear is used simulate live combat by detecting enemy fire, including near misses and direct hits from IEDs.
10 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Theodore Durbin (Right), intelligence analyst from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, installs the driver's side door on his Humvee in preparation for the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System to be installed at the National Training Center, Aug. 5. MILES gear is used simulate live combat by detecting enemy fire, including near misses and direct hits from IEDs. (Photo Credit: Spc. Ryan Hallock) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from Alpha Company, 2-3 Inf., 3-2 SBCT, run to their next Stryker armored fighting vehicle during a firefight at the National Training Center Aug. 13. They were on patrol in support of village stability when insurgents opened up with gunfire. Soldiers are learning new methods to work within local villages to prevent anti-Afghan forces from creating a foothold inside of them.
11 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from Alpha Company, 2-3 Inf., 3-2 SBCT, run to their next Stryker armored fighting vehicle during a firefight at the National Training Center Aug. 13. They were on patrol in support of village stability when insurgents opened up with gunfire. Soldiers are learning new methods to work within local villages to prevent anti-Afghan forces from creating a foothold inside of them. (Photo Credit: Spc. Ryan Hallock) VIEW ORIGINAL