Spc. William Easterly, and Spc. Jason Crigger, both mechanics from Headquarters Support Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps, raised their right hands to reenlist March 15, in a gas chamber at Fort Bragg.

The air thickened with tear gas as the two Soldiers recited the oath of enlistment, administered by Capt. Kelly Polashenski, right, HSC commander.

The Soldiers decided on this unique reenlistment location because it symbolizes the hardcore lifestyle of the airborne paratrooper.