Reserve brigade marks historic first with unique multi-state field training exercise
Army Reserve Spc. Larry Bai, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialist and native of Los Angeles, California, assigned to the 307th Chemical Company, 453rd Chemical Battalion, 209th Regional Support Group, 76th Operational Response Group, hammers wooden tent stakes into the ground while his unit sets up tents at Los Alamitos, California during a brigade wide Field Training Exercise, Sept. 13. The four-day exercise involved more than 2000 Army Reserve Soldiers, four battalions and 15 companies conducting a variety of training simultaneously at locations across the nation as part of an ambitious brigade level field training exercise (FTX) hosted by the 209th Regional Support Group, 76th Operational Response Command. (Official U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brent C. Powell)