Sgt. McCaskey rigging his ruck

Jul 17

Photo Credit: Pfc. Kissta Feldner



Sgt. Michael McCaskey, an Orlando, Fla. native, with A Troop, 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, prepares his rucksack for airborne operations during the "Rig-Ex" portion of the 1-73 Cav's "Stress Shoot" competition at Fort Bragg, N.C., July 15. The event put the competitors through a grueling series of physical challenges culminating in a marksmanship competition to see who could be the best shot under the most stressful conditions.