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Troops on rotation in Germany fight through tear gas in combat demolition exercise

Friday, April 20, 2018

Soldiers with the 1st Infantry Division’s 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team engaged targets, blew up trenches and faced waves of searing tear gas during the live-fire portion of Exercise Combined Resolve. During the exercise on Thursday, the soldiers donned chemical warfare gear and attacked through training obstacles from Bradley Fighting Vehicles and M1A2 Abrams tanks. The soldiers then dismounted and used demolition tactics to clear paths for the vehicles. That’s…