This past weekend, the Iron Rangers recognized some of our outstanding Soldiers. LTC Conover presented awards to Soldiers for performance in the spur ride, a number of competitions such as pistol shooting or a medical skills combat test, the tireless work of our mechanics who have worked day and night, the support efforts from our staff, and expertise in our weapons systems for our mortars and scouts. ... See MoreSee Less
Iron Rangers give our vehicles the white glove treatment with an intensive cleaning at the wash rack. Soldiers have been working 24/7 to get these vehicles inspection-ready. ... See MoreSee Less
Leaders in 1-16 took the unique opportunity to enhance their professional knowledge last week with a staff ride to several ancient Greek battlefields, such as Thermopylae, the site where a coalition of Greek forces led by 300 Spartans made a stand against the invading Persian forces.
Staff rides are a time-honored practice within the profession of arms of visiting an historic battlefield of any era to discuss and learn from what occurred there and apply these lessons to modern warfighting. ... See MoreSee Less
The Iron Rangers recognized Soldiers from our Bandido C company and India company (FSC) for their performance and contribution to the battalion throughout the deployment. Our tankers and the sustainers with them have represented our battalion well at several multinational exercises this rotation, near and far. ... See MoreSee Less