Situational training exercise
Convoy Commander Staff Sgt. Carl Travis visits with local
villagers who have gathered by a stopped line of guntrucks.
Travis is flanked by Spc. Anthony Perry and Pfc. William Friese.
The Soldiers are with the 1092nd Engineer Battalion Forward
Support Company. The Soldiers were training to interact with
villagers portrayed by cultural role players. The 1092nd, a West
Virginia Army National Guard unit, is training to deploy in
support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Photos by Tom Michele
Soldiers from the 379th Engineer Company take a defensive
security position by a Humvee guntruck on a Fort McCoy training
lane. The Soldiers are Spc. Jacob Gaylord, Spc. Paul Alves, Pvt.
Brad Feola and Spc. David Demattos. The 379th, a Massachusetts
Army National Guard unit, is training to deploy in support of
Operation Enduring Freedom.
Pfc. Dana Wiley drives a simulated Humvee guntruck from the
laptop computer of the DARWARS program in a classroom at Fort
McCoy’s Contingency Operating Location Freedom. To Wiley’s left
is Sgt. Jason Crawley, operating the truck commander’s position,
and, to Crawley’s left, with back to camera, Spc. Matthew Barr,
at the turret gunner position.