Fort Wayne native serves in the Middle East supporting Task Force Spartan
Indiana National Guard Master Sgt. Zachery Hackett, a 38th Infantry Division senior infantry sergeant from Fort Wayne, Indiana, serving as the unit’s future operations noncommissioned officer in charge, poses for a photo, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 in the Middle East. Hackett, one of more than 600 National Guard soldiers who departed the Hoosier State in May, helps support the U.S. Army Central’s Task Force Spartan in southwest Asia. "The biggest challenges we face are the management and planning of major events Task Force Spartan in a 15- to 45-day time frame," said Hackett. "This can be challenging because of the size of formations that fall under us." Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Darron Salzer