Teams of soldiers weaved through a maze-like shooting range Monday afternoon. They paused before entering each room. Then they swung open the doors and took aim at paper targets in the corners.
It was part of the special reaction team training for the 163rd Law Enforcement Attachment, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade. It was also the first phase of a two-week long training event.
The special reaction team training is the rough, military equivalent of SWAT team training. The soldiers ran through different scenarios such as clearing out a building, diffusing a hostage situation and responding to terrorist incidents. The soldiers used a shooting range shaped like a roofless building, clearing it room by room.
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