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New York National Guard soldiers compete in Squad Stakes

New York Army National Guard soldiers from 3rd Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, prepare a simulated patient for hasty evacuation on an improvised litter during the "Fighting 69th Squad Stakes Competition" medical task station during annual training here July 30. The competition develops esprit-de-corps and camaraderie in a grueling course that tests their mental and physical fitness as they negotiate obstacles and scenarios that involve completion of warrior tasks while maintaining security and movement. The competition started at 5 a.m. with a squad run in full battle gear and a pack inspection to standardize load and equipment for the challenge. The Warrior tasks associated with the lane incorporated "Shoot."



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This work, New York National Guard soldiers compete in Squad Stakes [Image 1 of 8], by COL Richard Goldenberg, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.30.2013

Date Posted:07.31.2013 10:00

Photo ID:985210

VIRIN:130730-Z-ZZ999-008

Resolution:2560x1920

Size:3.63 MB

Location:FORT A.P. HILL, VA, USGlobe

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