Photo Of The Day – New firearms and equipment meet old in today’s photos. Above you see U.S. Army Maj. Thomas Bruneau, brigade intelligence officer, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (left) waiting to lead U.S. Army Capt. Noah Currie, company commander, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment “No Slack”, 1st Brigade Combat Team (right) to the starting point in the woods of Dahlonega, Georgia, during the Bastogne Forge exercise.

Below you can see U.S. Army Maj. Trent Talley, brigade operations officer, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, as he fires an MG 34 machine gun from a WWII era half-track.

The Bastogne Forge exercise took the leadership within 1BCT, 101st Abn Div. on a five day leader development exercise to strengthen bonds through shared hardship and gain a greater understanding of their unit history.

Using the M240B machine guns during a 26-hour tactical training.

U.S. Army Maj. Thomas Bruneau, brigade intelligence officer, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, left, and U.S. Army Maj. Trent Talley, brigade operations officer, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, right, walk in the woods of Dahlonega, Georgia.

Old meets new.

Putting on some camouflage face paint.

All the photos are courtesy of the U.S. Army, by Maj. Vonnie Wright.

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