Tag: Lightning Academy

25th ID participates in helocast training at Bellows

25th ID participates in helocast training at Bellows

| September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

A High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) is used as a transport vehicle by Lightning Academy, 25th Infantry Division, during helocast operations at Bellows Air Force Base, Hawaii, Aug. 29, 2018.

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Air Assault grads give advice for overcoming the obstacle of age

Air Assault grads give advice for overcoming the obstacle of age

| July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Age is just a number. That’s the feeling Maj. Terry Martin, age 51, and Maj. Brian Young, age 40, gave after completing the rigorous three-week-long Sabalauski Air Assault School,Schofield Barracks Lightning Academy, recently.

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2IBCT participates in helocast operations at Bellows

2IBCT participates in helocast operations at Bellows

| June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army Sgt. Aditya Singh Sehrawat, assigned to 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division and 1st Lt. Colt Butler, assigned to Lightning Academy, 25th Infantry Division construct a poncho raft before a helocast swim on Bellows Air Force Station, Hi., March 1, 2018.

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Secretary of the Army visits Hawaii

Secretary of the Army visits Hawaii

| January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Army Secretary Mark Esper visited Soldiers at the 25th Infantry Division, Jan. 11, to gain an understanding of the division’s capability to train and support Soldiers and conduct successful operations in the Pacific area of responsibility. Esper, the 23rd Secretary of the Army […]

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Jungle operations challenges mental, physical readiness

Jungle operations challenges mental, physical readiness

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Not everyone survives here in the jungle. It’s not that they get eaten by tigers or crocodiles, it’s just that they aren’t cut out for the environment. As a result, they end up dropping out.

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Army chief of staff wraps up Asia-Pacific tour

Army chief of staff wraps up Asia-Pacific tour

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The chief of staff of the Army wrapped up a 10-day tour of the Asia-Pacific region on Tuesday, Aug. 23, with a troop visit in Hawaii.

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25th ID NCOs showcase leadership capabilities at LANPAC

25th ID NCOs showcase leadership capabilities at LANPAC

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Being the Army’s premiere experts on jungle operations and training isn’t the 25th Infantry Division’s only calling card.

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25th ID’s Lightning Academy tests new uniforms

25th ID’s Lightning Academy tests new uniforms

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the last few months, Tropic Lightning Soldiers have had the opportunity to test new uniforms designed specifically for jungle operations at the 25th Infantry Division’s Jungle Operations Center.

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Soldiers, Marines exercise joint capabilities aboard Army vessel

Soldiers, Marines exercise joint capabilities aboard Army vessel

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Exercising their joint capabilities, 8th Theater Sustainment Command mariners partnered with 25th Infantry Division’s Lightning Academy Soldiers and Heavy Marine Helicopter Squadron 463 pilots during inset and extract training, Jan. 11-12, off the shore of Oahu.

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Female Bangladesh officers get hands on training at Lightning Academy

Female Bangladesh officers get hands on training at Lightning Academy

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

As Sutapa Khan prepared to rappel down the incline wall at the Lightning Academy’s Air Assault course, her instructor, Staff Sgt. Misty DiChristina, asked her an important question: “Are you left-handed or right-handed?”

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