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Uploaded on Feb 7, 2012
Master Sgt Dana Andrews, a combat trainer with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, teaches Sun reporter Jim Steinberg how to use and throw a fragmentation training grenade during a recent trip to Fort Irwin's National Training Center. Andrews trains deploying soldiers in the strategy of the grenade, a weapon the Army in bringing back into more common use.
About 700 soldiers from the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Georgia recently spent two weeks on the U.S Army's National Training Center at Fort Irwin. The soldiers received realistic training, from Fort Irwin's 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment's combat trainers, and will deploy to Afghanistan in the coming months.