256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs Office
CAMP SHELBY, Miss. – Soldiers of the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team received a special visit during their annual training at Camp Shelby, Miss., June 11, by Brig. Gen. Barry Keeling, director of the joint staff, Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Stiefvater, Command Sgt. Maj. James Mays, and Chief Warrant Officer 5 Kim Janneck.
The command staff visited 2nd and 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, during squad live-fire and maneuver lanes training.
For the past two weeks, units have conducted a variety of exercises, maneuvers, demonstrations, and training events involving artillery, armored vehicles, heavy weapons, grenade launchers and individual rifles.
Ensuring the 256th IBCT is fully capable of carrying out its missions, these live-fire exercises and qualifications are being carried out across Camp Shelby utilizing the latest in tactics, state-of-the-art ranges, night-vision devices, sensors and other modern battlefield systems.