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The Armored 586 Brigade works on its combat readiness and reconnaissance and patrol – Servicemen strive hard to safeguard our homeland

  • 2021/09/01
The Joint Battalion of the Armored 586 Brigade performed combat readiness, reconnaissance and patrol training. (Photographed by reporter Zhuo Yi-li, Military News Agency)
The Joint Battalion of the Armored 586 Brigade performed combat readiness, reconnaissance and patrol training. (Photographed by reporter Zhuo Yi-li, Military News Agency)

(Reporter Chen Jiun-Jiun of Military News Agency, 1st Taichung)As Armored 586 Brigade carried out its combat readiness and reconnaissance training, today is the second day the brigade will work on the training subjects. The eight-wheeled armored vehicles of the joint battalion marched into tactical position according to the maneuvering route, and cooperated live on the scene to conduct the exercise to help officers and soldiers familiarize themselves with actual battlefield situations, thus strengthening their training.

Lieutenant Chen, the company commander who has participated in combat readiness, reconnaissance and patrol missions, said that this exercise was his first major mission since he took over the post as company commander. Therefore, it is necessary for him to rely on the officers and soldiers of each position to perform their duties and work well with each other. Most of all, it takes communication, logistics, administration and other support throughout the mission for successful completion.

Sergeant James, who served as the driver of the armored vehicle, emphasized that there are far more emergencies one must pay paid attention to than in the camp during tactical maneuvers so he mostly focuses on those. He also stressed that it is an honor to be able to participate in such tasks and to be a member of the 586 Brigade so he will work tirelessly to protect our homeland.