U.S. Soldiers Train for Upcoming Deployment in Hohenfels, Germany

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers prepare an unmanned aerial system for operations during a mission readiness exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, March 16, 2013. Troops are participating in the exercise to prepare for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Joshua Edwards
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Dustin Wright talks on a radio system during a mission readiness exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, March 16, 2013. Wright is assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Joshua Edwards
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joshua Phan prepares an unmanned aerial system for operation during a mission readiness exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, March 16, 2013. Phan, an armor crewman, is assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Joshua Edwards
  • U.S. Army Pvt. Zachary Mckinney scans over his area of operations from atop a small hill during a mission readiness exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, March 16, 2013. Wright, an infantryman, is assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Joshua Edwards
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joshua Phan, left, conducts pre-flight checks on an unmanned aerial system during a mission readiness exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, March 16, 2013. Phan, an armor crewman, is assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Joshua Edwards
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joshua Phan launches an unmanned aerial system into operation during a mission readiness exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, March 16, 2013. Phan, an armor crewman, is assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Joshua Edwards
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Skyler Rose watches the unmanned aerial system he is controlling during a mission readiness exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, March 16, 2013. Rose, a forward observer, is assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Joshua Edwards
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Skyler Rose, right, and U.S. Army Spc. Joshua Phan, left, work together to control an unmanned aerial system during a mission readiness exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, March 16, 2013. Rose, a forward observer, and Phan, an armor crewman, are assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Joshua Edwards
  • U.S. soldiers take up security positions on a surrounding perimeter during a mission readiness exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, March 16, 2013. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Joshua Edwards
  • U.S. soldiers provide security overwatch from a tower overlooking training operations during a mission readiness exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, March 16, 2013. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Joshua Edwards
  • U.S. Army Spc. Jake Ballinger uses the optic lens on his weapon to scan his sector from atop a small hill during a mission readiness exercise in Hohenfels, Germany, March 16, 2013. Ballinger is assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Joshua Edwards