Monthly Archives April 2001

Red Cloud Airman stand tall in Unique Mission

By Master Sgt. Louis A. Arana-Barradas
Air Force Print News

CAMP RED CLOUD — Airmen are helping the 2nd Infantry Division test the counter fire systems it has aimed at the North Korean artillery it faces across the Demilitarized Zone.

About a third of the Warrior Division’s 14,000 soldiers, and a handful of airmen, took part in the recent weeklong external evaluation.

The “eval” is something the unit does quite often, said Capt. Steven Wollman, a division spokesman. But each one is a major test of its fire support elements, he said. Those include mortars and artillery, plus division and Air Force aviation assets.

These evals are like Air Force combat effectiveness training exercises, said Lt. Col...

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