Breaching operations using M1A2 Abrams Tanks

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Captain Jonathan Dyer, center, observe controller and battalion engineer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, evaluates the breaching of an obstacle by soldiers of Company D, 2nd Bn., 8th Inf. Reg., near Fort Carson’s Camp Red Devil, Jan. 10, 2013. Talon Soldiers conducted breaching operations using M1A2 Abrams Tanks with the end purpose of engaging and defeating an enemy objective.
(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Porch, 2nd BCT PAO, 4th Inf. Div.)

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Soldiers of Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division come on line in their M1A2 Abrams Tanks before moving on to assault an objective during breach training near Fort Carson’s Camp Red Devil, Jan. 10, 2012. Talon soldiers conducted a two-week field training exercise in preparation for movement to Pinon Canyon in February.(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Porch, 2nd BCT PAO, 4th Inf. Div.)
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Staff Sergeant Jeffery Mclane, armor crewman, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, pulls guard from his M1A2 Abrams Tank near Fort Carson’s Camp Red Devil, Jan. 10, 2013. For many of the Talon Soldiers this is the first time in more than two years that they have trained with their military occupation specialty related equipment. “It s a great feeling being back on your equipment” said McLane. “It’s what we (soldiers) signed up to do and the training is going really well. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Porch, 2nd BCT PAO, 4th Inf. Div.)
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