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    Soldiers from 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry and Charger Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment conduct a combined arms rehearsal

    Soldiers from 4th Battalion, 23d Infantry and Charger Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment conduct a combined arms rehearsal

    Photo By Staff Sgt. Kenneth Pawlak | Lt. Col. Michael Eliassen, commander 4th Battalion, 23d Infantry briefs his intent at...... read more read more

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, UNITED STATES

    08.04.2018

    Story by Maj. Sonie Munson and Staff Sgt. Kenneth Pawlak

    2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division

    Soldiers from 4th Battalion, 23d Infantry, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division and Charger Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division known as Task Force Tomahawk conduct a combined arms rehearsal (CAR) during Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise Courage Ready 18-02 to refine plans, identify and alleviate friction points, and confirm decision points, at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Aug. 5. During the CAR, company commanders, operations officers, and key staff present the battalion level plan to Col. Jay Miseli, the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division commander to ensure it is synchronized with the brigade's plan.

    "By conducting a CAR, we are able to see that the participants understand the commanders intent, understand the mission, exercise discipline, and work together to synchronize their plans," said Lt. Col. Michael Eliassen, commander 4th Battalion, 23d Infantry Tomahawks.

    EDRE Courage Ready 18-02 tests and validates America's First Corps ability to rapidly deploy 1/25 SBCT "Arctic Wolves"from Fort Wainwright to operate as part an integrated, cohesive team with 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team. I Corps unit's regularly conduct short or no notice EDRE's to demonstrate our ability to rapidly deploy, fight and win decisively in any environment.

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    Date Taken: 08.04.2018
    Date Posted: 08.05.2018 18:14
    Story ID: 287346
    Location: JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, US 

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