Video: Troops with 155th Amored Brigade Combat team continue training at Fort Bliss

Published 1:54 pm Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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FORT BLISS, Texas— Mississippi National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team continue their mobilization training at Fort Bliss, Texas.

For more than a month, Mississippi and Kansas Guardsmen have been training in an austere environment conducting battle drills and gunnery at the crew, platoon, and company level to build cohesion across the brigade.

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The 155th ABCT is preparing for a deployment in summer of 2018 to the Middle East in support of Operation Spartan Shield, or OSS. OSS is a combined forces contingency operation designed to deter and react to possible threats within the Middle East.

The video includes an interview with Colonel (Col.) Robert D. Ferguson, 155th ABCT commander.