FORT DRUM, N.Y. - While the temperature reached a summer time high of 95 degrees, Soliders from Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, A, B and C Troops, 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry spent the week of June 18-22 at Fort Drum familiarizing with various weapon systems. It was the first time the unit was able to pull about 225 Soldiers from Niagara Falls, Geneva and Jamestown as well as some Soldiers from the Buffalo-based Company D, 427th Brigade Support Bn. for support during refocus/qualification training since standing down for an Afghanistan deployment with the 27th Infantry Bde. Combat Team last fall.
The 101st also qualified on the new M2A1 .50 caliber machine gun, vehicle mounted .50 caliber, M4 rifles and sniper tactics.
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