4th Brigade Spends Time Getting to Know The In’s & Outs of Army Trucks

The Georgia State Defense Force 4th Brigade recently conducted a drill over the weekend, focusing on vehicle training and safety. During the exercise, soldiers were provided with the opportunity to drive various types of vehicles, from The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (Humvee) to The 2 + 1 ⁄ 2-ton, 6×6 truck, also known as The Deuce And a Half. Soldiers gained practical experience in operating them safely and efficiently. The training covered essential aspects such as safe driving techniques, performing Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) on the vehicles, and learning recovery methods in case of emergencies or breakdowns. By actively engaging in this drill, the soldiers of the 4th Brigade not only honed their driving skills but also developed a solid understanding of vehicle maintenance and the necessary measures to ensure the safety and readiness of their equipment.

Overall, this training session emphasized the importance of vehicle competence and safety within the Georgia State Defense Force 4th Brigade. By familiarizing themselves with different vehicles and acquiring knowledge about safe driving practices, PMCS procedures, and recovery techniques, the soldiers received comprehensive training to effectively operate them if needed.  This drill played a crucial role in enhancing the soldiers’ capabilities, enabling them to navigate various terrains, identify potential hazards, and respond efficiently in challenging situations.

Training such as this is important as The Georgia State Defense Force & Army National Guard often work hand in hand to complete missions. So in the case SDF soldiers are needed to operate Army National Guard Vehicles 4th Brigade stands ready.

The 4th Brigade held drill over the weekend, and vehicle training and safety were on the docket. Soldiers got to drive several of the different vehicles. They learned safe driving, PMCS, and recovery methods. If you’d like to learn about becoming a Soldier in the Georgia State Defense Force, give us a call at 330-933-7620.









































Source: Georgia State Defense Force

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