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A soldier with the 288th Engineering Company, Mississippi Army National Guard, pulls security from an M113 Armored Personnel Carrier after a simulated explosion as part of a training drill during an Exportable Combat Training Capability exercise at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Miss., Aug. 8, 2015.

A soldier with the 288th Engineering Company, Mississippi Army National Guard, pulls security from an M113 Armored Personnel Carrier after a simulated explosion as part of a training drill during an Exportable Combat Training Capability exercise at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Miss., Aug. 8, 2015. (Jovi Prevot/U.S. Army)

A soldier with the 288th Engineering Company, Mississippi Army National Guard, pulls security from an M113 Armored Personnel Carrier after a simulated explosion as part of a training drill during an Exportable Combat Training Capability exercise at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Miss., Aug. 8, 2015.

A soldier with the 288th Engineering Company, Mississippi Army National Guard, pulls security from an M113 Armored Personnel Carrier after a simulated explosion as part of a training drill during an Exportable Combat Training Capability exercise at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Miss., Aug. 8, 2015. (Jovi Prevot/U.S. Army)

U.S. Army infantryman Markeil Daniel, a 19-year-old native of Dallas, assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), fires a M240B light machine gun at mock oppositional forces after the rest of his team was notionally killed during exercise Uhlan Fury currently being held at the General Silvestras Zlikaliskas Training Area, Pabrade, Lithuania, Aug. 12, 2015.

U.S. Army infantryman Markeil Daniel, a 19-year-old native of Dallas, assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), fires a M240B light machine gun at mock oppositional forces after the rest of his team was notionally killed during exercise Uhlan Fury currently being held at the General Silvestras Zlikaliskas Training Area, Pabrade, Lithuania, Aug. 12, 2015. (James Avery/U.S. Army)

Capt. Virgil Barnard, commander of Company B, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, issues orders and observes the battle from a rooftop during an assault on an enemy stronghold as part of a live fire-range at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Aug. 10, 2015.

Capt. Virgil Barnard, commander of Company B, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, issues orders and observes the battle from a rooftop during an assault on an enemy stronghold as part of a live fire-range at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Aug. 10, 2015. (Jason Hull/U.S. Army)

A paratrooper assigned to 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division prepares to throw a live grenade at Fort Bragg, N.C., Aug. 10, 2015.

A paratrooper assigned to 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division prepares to throw a live grenade at Fort Bragg, N.C., Aug. 10, 2015. (Mary Katzenberger/U.S. Army)

Czech soldiers of the 74th Light Motorized Battalion, 7th Mechanized Brigade, provide security while conducting a react to contact lane during exercise Allied Spirit II at the U.S. Army???s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Aug. 11, 2015.

Czech soldiers of the 74th Light Motorized Battalion, 7th Mechanized Brigade, provide security while conducting a react to contact lane during exercise Allied Spirit II at the U.S. Army???s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Aug. 11, 2015. (Courtney Hubbard/U.S. Army)

Spc. Evan Bush, a combat medic with Troop P, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, helps Polish children explore a U.S. Army Stryker vehicle Aug. 12, 2015 in Sandomierz, Poland.

Spc. Evan Bush, a combat medic with Troop P, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, helps Polish children explore a U.S. Army Stryker vehicle Aug. 12, 2015 in Sandomierz, Poland. (Marcus Floyd/U.S. Army)

A soldier with D Company, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, prepares to fight combat opponent during pugil stick training at basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C., Aug. 12, 2015.

A soldier with D Company, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, prepares to fight combat opponent during pugil stick training at basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C., Aug. 12, 2015. (Brian Hamilton/U.S. Army)

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