FRIDAY FOTO Extra (September 18, 2015)
Taking One for the Team.
A member of the Washington National Guard uses his body to create an opening in a wire obstacle so his team can assault a position during Exercise Grizzly Defender in Alberta, Canada.
To us this photo (click on it to enlarge the image) looks like a hyper-realistic painting or a still from a major motion picture. It shows U.S. troops — citizen soldiers — training to adapt and overcome obstacles. It also showcases the skills of military photographers.
Grizzly Defender is a joint training exercise with the Canadian Army Reserve that focuses on offensive tasks including patrols, convoys, raids, information operations, traffic control points and company-level group attacks.
Entry filed under: Army, Army National Guard, FRIDAY FOTO, National Security and Defense, Photos, Skills and Training, Weaponry and Equipment. Tags: Army, Canada, Canadian Army Reserve, Exercise Grizzly Defender, FRIDAY FOTO, infantry tactics, Topics, Washington National Guard.