Program-related extra. Troop A, 1-167th Cavalry soldiers traveled to the U.S Army's National Training Center in California's Mojave Desert in May 2005 for final training before deploying to Iraq. NET Television's Mike Tobias and Ray Meints embedded with soldiers during several days of training. In this clip, viewers ride along with the 1st Platoon during a raid of a mock Iraqi village.
NET Television tells the compelling stories of Nebraska Army National Guard soldiers through in-depth interviews, soldier profiles and images the soldiers brought home from Iraq in 'On The Frontline: Nebraskans at War in Iraq.' During their Iraqi deployment, this group of soldiers provided security for brigade commanders, protected explosive experts dealing with roadside bombs and served as first responders to bombings and other incidents. They participated in thousands of missions, all the time under fire.