Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
Pfc. Dustin Dean, an infantryman with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, pulls security behind a machine gun while the rest of his platoon searches a farmhouse for intelligence during a platoon training and evaluation exercise April 27, 2011, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Dean's battalion, the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, has been tasked to augment a brigade of paratroopers currently on the short-notice global response force. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod