FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Spc. David Acevedo, a member of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade is instructed on how to set up his head gear for use in the Virtual Route Clearing Trainer while other 42nd CAB Soldiers look on. The virtual trainer uses animated battle scenarios to train Soldiers to make life-saving decisions and take action while convoying on roads in Iraq and Afghanistan.
For more photos, go to the 42nd CAB’s Facebook photo section.
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