Images: Washington Guard combat engineers arrive in Canada for international training exercise [Image 6 of 20]
Combat engineers from the 204th Engineer Company, Washington Army National Guard and the Canadian army march along a winding river road outside of the town here Aug. 18 as part of the “Best Sapper” skill competition. The competition between the combined U.S. and Canadian squads included an assault boat race, a 6.5 km (4.03 mile) road march, an engineer task evaluation, a field medical evaluation and a live-fire range exercise. The competition was a refresher course of the skills the engineers will need to complete this weeks 36 hour field training exercise, the comprehensive training event of Kootenay Castor 2012. Kootenay Castor is a two week combined training exercise for combat engineers from the Washington Army National Guard and the Canadian army.
Date Posted:08.22.2012 23:38
Location:TRAIL, BC, CA