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Live fire exercise scheduled at Fort Knox, 3rd Battalion preparing for Afghanistan
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:01 AM EDT
FORT KNOX, Ky.
A live fire training exercise is scheduled to take place at Fort Knox.
The exercise is the battalion's annual Task Force Training in preparation for the unit's 20th deployment to Afghanistan. Approximately 600 Army Rangers will participate in this military exercise.
The 75th Ranger Regiment is a special operations force that conducts forcible entry operations and special operations raids across the entire spectrum of combat.
The training will consist of realistic military exercises designed to test the soldiers' readiness capabilities.