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Abrams Offload

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conducted a joint air mobility exercise with Airmen from the 21st Airlift Squadron, 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, Cali., Jan. 13-17, 2014, at Fort Carson’s Arrival/Departure Airfield Control Group airfield. The exercise was held in order to validate air loads on a C-17 Globemaster military transport aircraft as part of the Global Response Force mission to rapidly deploy worldwide in support of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The joint exercise also focused on proper tie-down procedures of equipment, which included an M1A2 SEP (V2) Abrams Main Battle Tank and Bradley Fighting Vehicles.

(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Grady Jones, 3rd ABCT Public Affairs, 4th Inf. Div.)


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Taken on January 16, 2014