1LT Alexander Garcia (back, second from left), A-team Assistant Detachment Commander with some members of his team prior to parachute operations. Co. C, 3rd Battalion, 20th SFG (Airborne).
Training a platoon of the Panamanian Defense Forces (PDF), 1983. Tense times as U.S. military commanders knew they would soon be fighting the trainees. Our fears became a reality on December 20, 1989 (Garcia in foreground, third from right).
Taking a much-needed break from training on a hill overlooking the Panama Canal. Panama is a beautiful country rich in resources and wonderful people. (Garcia, center).
The heat is on! EarthSkills instructor, Alex Garcia, demonstrating the bow drill fire for a large group of visitors.
The Entry & the Ritual: Students are greeted by EarthSkill's welcome sign featuring the Raven. As they enter they commit to "innovative thought" as depicted in Aesop's "The Raven & the Pitcher" parable.