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Members of the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group build adaptive and resilient Soldiers through a series of subterranean events at Fort Meade, Md., while looking at solutions and developing tactics, techniques and procedures for problem sets within this complex environment. During this event, the AWG demonstrates how low cost home station training, re-purposing equipment and facilities and other alternatives can be used to simulate, train and building confidence within operating in a subterranean environment.


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This work, AWG Subterranean Event Builds Adaptive and Resilient Soldiers, by LTC Sonise Lumbaca, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.5.2013

Date Posted:12.11.2013 8:56AM

Category:Package

Video ID:311914

VIRIN:131205-A-XG691-001

Filename:DOD_100974851

Length:00:02:44

Location:FORT MEADE, MD, USGlobe

Hometown:FORT MEADE, MD, US

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