Not developed or endorsed by NARA or DVIDS. Part of the World's largest public domain source PICRYL.com.
Spc. Jordan C. Ficken, a Greencastle, Pa., native,

Similar

Spc. Jordan C. Ficken, a Greencastle, Pa., native,

description

Summary

Spc. Jordan C. Ficken, a Greencastle, Pa., native, attached to the Long Range Surveillance (LRS) team, Troop C, 1st Squadron, 158th Cavalry Regiment, Maryland National Guard, navigates his way through the final obstacle of the second annual Admiral Pitka Challenge Aug. 9 in Rakvere, Estonia. Ficken and three other Soldiers from Troop C’s LRS team competed in this three-day challenge that tested the teams’ strength, speed, endurance, intelligence and willpower of 26 teams from six countries through a series of obstacles and simulations spread along an 81-mile route through Estonia’s countryside. The Maryland National Guard and Estonian armed forces have been partners through the State Partnership Program for more than 20 years.

date_range

Date

09/08/2014
create

Source

Defense Visual Information Distribution Service
copyright

Copyright info

Public Domain Dedication. Public Use Notice of Limitations: https://www.dvidshub.net/about/copyright

Explore more

pennsylvania
pennsylvania
estonia
estonia
state partnership program
state partnership program
troop c
troop c
maryland national guard
maryland national guard
soldiers
soldiers
1st squadron
1st squadron
usareur
usareur
greencastle
greencastle
158th cavalry regiment
158th cavalry regiment
sgt john l carkeet iv
sgt john l carkeet iv
admiral pitka recon challenge
admiral pitka recon challenge
spc jordan c ficken
spc jordan c ficken
long range surveillance team
long range surveillance team
rakvere
rakvere
test
test
sgt john carkeet iv
sgt john carkeet iv
from camp to castle 173rd airborne brigade maryland national guard compete in admiral pitka recon challenge
from camp to castle 173rd airborne brigade maryland national guard compete in admiral pitka recon challenge
dvids
dvids
high resolution
high resolution
us army
us army
us army europe
us army europe
us army europe and africa
us army europe and africa

The objects in this collection are from The U.S. National Archives and Defense Visual Information Distribution Service. The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) was established in 1934 by President Franklin Roosevelt. NARA keeps those Federal records that are judged to have continuing value—about 2 to 5 percent of those generated in any given year. There are approximately 10 billion pages of textual records; 12 million maps, charts, and architectural and engineering drawings; 25 million still photographs and graphics; 24 million aerial photographs; 300,000 reels of motion picture film; 400,000 video and sound recordings; and 133 terabytes of electronic data. The Defense Visual Information Distribution Service provides a connection between world media and the American military personnel serving at home and abroad. All of these materials are preserved because they are important to the workings of Government, have long-term research worth, or provide information of value to citizens.

Disclaimer: A work of the U.S. National Archives and DVIDS is "a work prepared by an officer or employee" of the federal government "as part of that person's official duties." In general, under section 105 of the Copyright Act, such works are not entitled to domestic copyright protection under U.S. law and are therefore in the public domain. This website is developed as a part of the world's largest public domain archive, PICRYL.com, and not developed or endorsed by the U.S. National Archives or DVIDS.  https://www.picryl.com

Developed by GetArchive, 2015-2022