Training "Bandits" for Combat

Withrow, Gregory
June 2005
Soldiers;Jun2005, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p28
The article describes a training undertaken by the soldiers of the U.S. Army's First Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment in the Friedberg Training Area in Hessen, Germany. One of the areas in which the soldiers focused on, according to the author, was in dismounted operations. According to First Lieutenant Jonathan Villasenor, executive officer of the Battalion's Company A, dismounted operations are still somewhat new for their M1A1 Abrams tanks.


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