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10 questions to a US military logistics specialist (WITH SUBS)

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US Army Captain Rosie Richards misses her dog more than her husband when she’s deployed and loves rugby. Watch the video to learn more about the people behind the uniforms at NATO!

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When the US Cavalry deploys, forward support units provide logistics and planning expertise and keep everything organised.

In the video Captain Rosie Richards, former Commander of the Delta Forward Support Company, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, answers 10 quick-fire questions.

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10 questions to…
a US military logistics specialist

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Captain Rosie Richards, Commander Delta Forward Support Unit

“Hello, my name is Captain Rosie Richards. I’m the commander for the Delta Forward Support Company with 6-8 Cavalry Regiment.
We provide all the support to the cavalry.”

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What do you miss most when you’re deployed?

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“So, I should say my husband, but I love my dog.”

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Favourite sport?

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“Rugby.”

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Do 5 push-ups or jumping jacks

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“Five jumping jacks. Here we go. Oh, I feel warmer, thank you.”

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Favourite piece of military equipment?

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“The HEMTT fueller.”
(Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck)

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What military vehicle would you like to drive?

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“Probably the tank.”

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What’s a surprising skill you need in your job?

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“I learned how to drive a forklift and crab walk with the forklift.”

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When I say “NATO”,
you say …?

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“Teamwork.”

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Show us a dance move

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“My crab walk.”

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Describe your military experience in 3 words

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“Challenging. Leadership. Adventure.”

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Send a shout-out to someone back home

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“Hi John-Joel, I love you and Lenny Lulu.”

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