Images: Washington Guard combat engineers arrive in Canada for international training exercise [Image 4 of 20]
Sgt. Ted Schafer, a combat engineer with the 204th Engineer Company, fires his rifle at a target 100 meters downrange during the “Best Sapper” skills competition here Aug. 18. The competition between the combined US 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