Weapons Training for Deployment

08/26/2011
08/26/2011: During the visit to CRW, the need for providing for security for the insertion force was highlighted.  In this posting, the weapon training for personnel was highlighted.  The presentation was made by Sgt. Barden who also discussed the Haiti operation.In a later posting, the basic approach to providing security…

Providing On-Location Support Services for the CRW

08/25/2011
08/25/2011: A key element for mission success is an ability to support the deployment with key service support capabilities.  Airman Parry provided an introduction into the support services role and equipment. [slidepress gallery='crw'] Photo Credit: SLD 2011 Airman Parry: I hate acronyms, so I'm only going to try to give…

The Deployed Air Mobility Division Communications Element (DACE)

08/24/2011
08/24/2011: During the SLD visit with the CRW, the C2 team explained their role and the equipment, which they use to execute their mission.  Master Sgt. James Gregg started the discussion with participation by Staff Sgt. Derek Carson, and Sgt. Brant. [slidepress gallery='the-deployed-air-mobility-division-communications-element'] Photo Credit: SLD 2011 Sgt. Gregg: We…

Mobile Aircraft Maintainers

08/23/2011
08/23/2011: During the CRW visit, Technical Sgt. Hall explained the tools and approach to providing for mobile aircraft maintenance during a CRW deployment. Photo Credit : SLD 2011 SLD: Could you describe your background? TSgt Hall:  I started off as an air reclamation specialist and then blended that with a…

The Material Handling Equipment for CRW Operations

08/22/2011
08/22/2011: During the CRW visit, Second Line of Defense spoke with members of the CRW who operate the equipment for handling supplies and materials when forward deployed.  Airman Ruiz initiated the discussion. [slidepress gallery='the-material-handling-equipment-for-crw-operations'] Photo Credits: SLD 2011 Ruiz: Here are a couple of pieces of equipment that we use…

Providing Mobile C2 for the CRW

07/20/2011
07/20/2011: Connectivity is obviously crucial for a deployed unit.  Mobile Command and Control (C2) is a core element of the CRW deployed.  SSG. Levi Kelvin Scott II and Staff Sgt. Steven Bordenski provided an overview of the how this is done. [slidepress gallery='providing-mobile-c2-for-the-crw'] Photo Credit: SLD 2011 SSG. Levi Kelvin…

Providing Security for the Deployment

07/20/2011
07/20/2011: As the CRW is deployed to carry its core missions, security is a must.  Sgt. Gomez led the discussion during the SLD visit to the CRW about this challenging task. [slidepress gallery='providing-security-for-the-deployment'] Credit: SLD 2011 Sgt. Gomez: I've been with this CRW, actually, since its inception in 2005. SLD: …