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Photo by Sgt. Daniel Wyatt
Soldiers assigned to the 240th Quartermaster Support Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion receive a safety brief from the convoy commander, 2nd Lt. Doniel Lee, before departure to Mihail Kogalniceanu Jan. 23 during “Supply Shock.” Supply Shock is part of a series of company-level readiness exercises empowering junior leaders to demonstrate sustainment capabilities provided by the 16th Sustainment Brigade.

Classic EDRE takes ‘shocking’ new turn

by Staff Sgt. Betty Boomer 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

The phone call can come at any time, and when it does, the unit has to move quickly. Bags are packed, equipment prepared for transport, and soldiers geared up and ready to deploy. But this is not your ordinary emergency deployment readiness exercise of years past, this is a “shock” training event, so it doesn’t end with Soldiers on the tarmac ready to move out.

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