Dakota Soldiers Train in Mississippi

Butler, Charles
February 2008
Soldiers;Feb2008, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p45
The article discusses the training of the South Dakota National Guard Soldiers at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, in preparation for their deployment in Iraq in December 2007. The soldiers spent 10 days training and living in the field. Training focused on theater-specific situation in preparation for its security-force missions. The training included driving an armored Humvee while wearing night-vision goggles and hand-to-hand combative moves.


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