Posts Tagged ‘Army’

2011 Year in review

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

APD_Aresst_Actors 2011 was a roller coaster of a year, every type of weather you could imagine from snow storms that threatened the Super-Bowl to record setting days above 100 degrees this summer. The economy, elections and our Troops seemed to monopolize the headlines in 2011.

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Army Attacks Boneyard

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Soldiers from the 302nd Military Police UnitGrand Prairie Army reservists filed into a haunted house in Arlington Texas …, hoping to better prepare for an upcoming mission in Haiti. Roughly 120 Soldiers practiced clearing rooms, dealing with hostiles and search and recovery in dangerous surroundings. The soldiers from the 302nd Military Police Unit were carrying unloaded guns, but able to practice real-life scenarios.

Inside The Boneyard Haunted House, former pilot Dan Hall — who is allowing the military to use his facility for free — is using all of his equipment to simulate a real life urban environment. “Someone could take fire on the troops, so as they come in they’ll be assessing the area have to clear it for any potential dangers,” said Hall. ~ Read More…
Soldiers practiced clearing rooms, dealing with hostiles inside haunted house

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