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Army 2nd Infantry Brigade practices defending a town

The 2nd Infantry Brigade practices seizing and holding a town at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The brigade is preparing for a larger training rotation in Fort Polk, Louisiana next month and a potential deployment to Afghanistan in 2018.

A member of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team hunkers down behind his M249 during a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Bravo Company was assigned to part of the defensive line.
(The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
A member of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team hunkers down behind his M249 during a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Bravo Company was assigned to part of the defensive line. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade treat a mock casualty at an aid station during a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The exercise involved training for all parts of the brigade. 

(The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
Members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade treat a mock casualty at an aid station during a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The exercise involved training for all parts of the brigade. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team wait outside the aid station at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The 2nd Brigade had been out in the field for a week.

(The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
Members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team wait outside the aid station at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The 2nd Brigade had been out in the field for a week. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Members of Bravo Company of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team wait in a defensive line west of Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The Brigade was preparing for a training rotation in Fort Polk, Louisiana.
(The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
Members of Bravo Company of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team wait in a defensive line west of Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The Brigade was preparing for a training rotation in Fort Polk, Louisiana. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team look at approaching members of the opposition force at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. 1st Brigade acted as the opposition for the training exercise.

(The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
Members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team look at approaching members of the opposition force at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. 1st Brigade acted as the opposition for the training exercise. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team defends a town in a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The exercise started Sunday, Sept. 17, and was running until all the Mission Essential Tasks had been completed.

(The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
The 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team defends a town in a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The exercise started Sunday, Sept. 17, and was running until all the Mission Essential Tasks had been completed. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade treat a mock casualty at an aid station during a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The The casualties were picked up from near the tactical operations center in the mock town.

(The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
Members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade treat a mock casualty at an aid station during a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The The casualties were picked up from near the tactical operations center in the mock town. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade work out how to treat the casualties that came to the aid station based on the injuries reported to them in a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.  

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Members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade work out how to treat the casualties that came to the aid station based on the injuries reported to them in a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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A helmet rests under the boots of a mock casualty during a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade assaulted and took control of a town and then had to defend it.

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A helmet rests under the boots of a mock casualty during a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Members of the 2nd Infantry Brigade assaulted and took control of a town and then had to defend it. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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A member of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team stands watch during a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. After seizing a nearby town the brigade was focused on defending the position from members of the 1st Infantry Brigade who were their opposition.

(The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
A member of the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team stands watch during a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. After seizing a nearby town the brigade was focused on defending the position from members of the 1st Infantry Brigade who were their opposition. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Second Infantry Brigade members watch as opposition forces surrender at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The members of 1st Brigade acting as opposition forces dressed in plain clothes for the exercise.

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Second Infantry Brigade members watch as opposition forces surrender at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The members of 1st Brigade acting as opposition forces dressed in plain clothes for the exercise. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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A 2nd Infantry Brigade member leans out of a humvee at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. After defending part of the town the Brigades started transitioning to another part of the exercise.

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A 2nd Infantry Brigade member leans out of a humvee at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. After defending part of the town the Brigades started transitioning to another part of the exercise. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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A member of the 2nd Infantry Brigade refuels equipment during a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The exercise started Sunday, Sept. 17 and was running until all the parts of the brigade had practiced.

(The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
A member of the 2nd Infantry Brigade refuels equipment during a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The exercise started Sunday, Sept. 17 and was running until all the parts of the brigade had practiced. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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A member of the opposition force waits for other Stryker armored vehicles to pull in at a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The opposition used the strikers to assault the 2nd Brigade's position during part of the exercise.

(The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
A member of the opposition force waits for other Stryker armored vehicles to pull in at a training exercise at Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The opposition used the strikers to assault the 2nd Brigade's position during part of the exercise. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Members of the 1st Infantry Brigade return to Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. After an assault on the 2nd Brigade's position both groups transitioned to another part of the exercise.

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Members of the 1st Infantry Brigade return to Camp Red Devil in Fort Carson, Colo. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. After an assault on the 2nd Brigade's position both groups transitioned to another part of the exercise. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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