1/124th soldiers engage in team exercises

Pfc. Fabio Saldanha, Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment gunner, engages a simulated target during a fire team exercise in Arta, Djibouti, Oct. 20, 2016. During the exercise, one team would provide cover fire while the other team advanced on a simulated target. The intent of the exercise was to teach soldiers how to move from inside a vehicle when in contact with the enemy, exit the vehicle, and then return fire effectively using live ammunition on simulated targets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image Pfc. Fabio Saldanha, Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment gunner, engages a simulated target during a fire team exercise in Arta, Djibouti, Oct. 20, 2016. During the exercise, one team would provide cover fire while the other team advanced on a simulated target. The intent of the exercise was to teach soldiers how to move from inside a vehicle when in contact with the enemy, exit the vehicle, and then return fire effectively using live ammunition on simulated targets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton)
Pfc. Brian West, Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment rifleman, rounds a vehicle while his teammate provides suppressive fire during a training exercise in Arta, Djibouti, Oct. 20, 2016. During the exercise, one team would provide cover fire while the other team advanced on a simulated target. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image Pfc. Brian West, Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment rifleman, rounds a vehicle while his teammate provides suppressive fire during a training exercise in Arta, Djibouti, Oct. 20, 2016. During the exercise, one team would provide cover fire while the other team advanced on a simulated target. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton)
U.S. Army soldiers of Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, review their shooting performance after a rifle qualification exercise in Arta, Djibouti, Oct. 20, 2016. The training began with a routine rifle qualification, followed by an exercise designed to teach soldiers how to handle a situation when their vehicle takes direct enemy fire in a combat zone. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image U.S. Army soldiers of Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, review their shooting performance after a rifle qualification exercise in Arta, Djibouti, Oct. 20, 2016. The training began with a routine rifle qualification, followed by an exercise designed to teach soldiers how to handle a situation when their vehicle takes direct enemy fire in a combat zone. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton)
U.S. Army soldiers of Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment participate in a fire team exercise in Arta, Djibouti, Oct. 20, 2016. Delta Company regularly practices fire team exercises, utilizing maneuvers that were used in Iraq and Afghanistan. The intent of the exercise was to teach soldiers how to move from inside a vehicle when in contact with the enemy, exit the vehicle, and then return fire effectively using live ammunition on simulated targets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image U.S. Army soldiers of Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment participate in a fire team exercise in Arta, Djibouti, Oct. 20, 2016. Delta Company regularly practices fire team exercises, utilizing maneuvers that were used in Iraq and Afghanistan. The intent of the exercise was to teach soldiers how to move from inside a vehicle when in contact with the enemy, exit the vehicle, and then return fire effectively using live ammunition on simulated targets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton)
Members of Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment participate in a fire team exercise in Arta, Djibouti, Oct. 20, 2016. The training refreshed the soldiers in the basic maneuvers and prepared them to take on advanced maneuvers which will include moving vehicles and aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton) Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Image Members of Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment participate in a fire team exercise in Arta, Djibouti, Oct. 20, 2016. The training refreshed the soldiers in the basic maneuvers and prepared them to take on advanced maneuvers which will include moving vehicles and aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton)

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