11 Aug '17, 12pm

Special Forces Soldiers field new, compact water treatment equipment for advanced missions

Special Forces Soldiers field new, compact water treatment equipment for advanced missions

FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Soldiers with the Sustainment and Distribution Company of the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) worked to increase their combat effectiveness within the special operations community by performing water purification training July 27, 2017 at Fort Carson, Colorado. The training focused on employing a Tactical Water Purification System (TWPS), which in the special operations forces (SOF) community is often impractical based on its size. "TWPS will actually service a Brigade-level element," said Sgt. William Sedberry, a water treatment noncommissioned officer assigned to the Group Support Battalion, 10th SFG (A). "It pumps out 1,500 gallons (of clean water) per hour. It's a pretty heavy piece of equipment that will support a lot of people at one time." It's impressive, but hardly practical for a SOF element that operates primarily in independent small ...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/192071/special_forces_soldie...

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