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May 14, 2010

Mobilization
PHOTO: Soldiers from the 724th Engineer Battalion stand at “Present Arms” during the battalion’s send-off ceremony on Fort McCoy’s Parade Field No. 1.  Photo by Tom Michele Fort McCoy send off
Soldiers from the 724th Engineer Battalion stand at “Present Arms” during the battalion’s send-off ceremony on Fort McCoy’s Parade Field No. 1. The 724th includes Headquarters and Headquarters Company, the Forward Support Company, and the 950th Engineer Company, all from the Wisconsin Army National Guard, the 1013th Engineer Company from the Puerto Rico Army National Guard and the 228th Engineer Company of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. The Soldiers are deploying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 

Photos by Tom Michele

PHOTO: Staff Sgt. Jennifer Baurichter concentrates on the message of a presenter during a demobilization briefing at the Fort McCoy Soldier Readiness Center. Photo by Tom Michele Demobilization briefing
Staff Sgt. Jennifer Baurichter concentrates on the message of a presenter during a demobilization briefing at the Fort McCoy Soldier Readiness Center. She is a member of the 732nd Combat Support Battalion, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Wisconsin Army National Guard, that just completed a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The unit is based in Tomah, Wis.

 
PHOTO: The 323rd Engineer Company’s 4th Platoon performs jumping jacks by its barracks, as part of its physical fitness training. Photo by Tom Michele Physical training
The 323rd Engineer Company’s 4th Platoon performs jumping jacks by its barracks, as part of its physical fitness training. The Army Reserve unit from South Carolina is training to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.


 
PHOTO: Fort McCoy Transportation Division employees operate a rough terrain container handler to unload 100 shipping containers from 28 railroad flatcars in the installation rail yard and onto flatbed trailers. Photo by Tom Michele Railcar unloading
Fort McCoy Transportation Division employees operate a rough terrain container handler to unload 100 shipping containers from 28 railroad flatcars in the installation rail yard and onto flatbed trailers to be moved to storage locations in the cantonment area. The containers are empty and will be used for movement of equipment and materiels from Soldiers and units demobilizing at McCoy.
 
   

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