Sgt. 1st Class John Borchardt operates the VRCT .50 caliber virtual machine gun while Staff Sgt. David Simmons is at the controls of the VRCT Husky vehicle-mounted mine detector. Both Soldiers are observer-controller-trainers with the 181st Infantry Brigade.
MANAMA, Bahrain (Sept 16, 2009) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West reviews the small boat simulator with Sailors from Commander Task Force (CTF) 56 during his tour of Naval Support Activity Bahrain. MCPON West is on a tour of the Central Command area of responsibility to meet and visit with Sailors. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jennifer A. Villalovos)