Private 1st Class William Stamey, 1st Squadron (Airborne) 40th Cavalry Regiment, of Canton, N.C., sprints during a Combat Cross-Country Series, 10-Mile Relay on the Davis Highway, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. The relay consisted of five five-man teams in Army Combat Uniforms and combat boots racing for the best time with 35 lbs. rucksacks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher)
Spc. Aaron Kalmakoff, 1st Battalion 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright Alaska, fires his M-4 Carbine rifle during a support by fire excercise at Fort Greely's Donnelly Training Area Jun. 7, 2010. (U.S. Army Photo By: Pfc. Thomas Duval 1-25 SBCT PAO)
From left, U.S. Army Pfc. Francis Provenzano and Spc. Jess Hampton, both from Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, practice putting on their M24A2 gas mask while preparing to enter the chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear testing station during the expert infantryman badge competition at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, July 26, 2007. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Tiffany L. Evans)
Pfc. Lynnette Dalle, a military working dog handler with the 28th Military Police Detachment at Fort wainwright, Alaska, shows some of the obedience and special skills her MWD, Gina, is taught at the obstacle course outside of the kennels at the start of their day. (U. S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Trish McMurphy, USARAK Public Affairs)
Pfc. Adam Steele a medic with the 2nd Platoon, C Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment (Airborne) drags an “injured” Soldier to an emergency facility during a training exercise Oct. 29. Soldiers from the 501st IR participated in field-training exercises, with the first elements arriving to Donnelly Training Area, Fort Greely, Alaska Oct. 14 and the last of the Soldiers scheduled to leave Nov. 10. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Gross)
Army SPC. Mitchell K. Daehling, 24, of Dalton, Massachusetts. Died May 14, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. Died in Senjaray, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his convoy unit with an improvised explosive device.