Col. David Lesperance, commander of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, briefs the commander of the 1st Cavalry Division, Maj. Gen. Anthony Ierardi, on the progress of training Wednesday at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here.

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