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Mobilization 

 Photo: Soldiers from the 105th Personnel Services Company patrol inside a lane at Contingency Operating Location Freedom at Fort McCoy during a base defense class as part of their mobilization training. From left are Pfc. Tequila Yancy, Pfc. Corey DuBose and Spc. Christopher Newbill. The 105th, a Tennessee Army National Guard unit, is training to support Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Photo by Tom Michele)

Entry defense

Soldiers from the 105th Personnel Services Company patrol inside a lane at Contingency Operating Location Freedom at Fort McCoy during a base defense class as part of their mobilization training. From left are Pfc. Tequila Yancy, Pfc. Corey DuBose and Spc. Christopher Newbill. The 105th, a Tennessee Army National Guard unit, is training to support Operation Iraqi Freedom.  

 

Photo: Fort McCoy railroad brakeman John Hagen sets the brake on a flatcar loaded with five Humvees at a loading ramp. The railroad is one means of transportation used to deliver equipment to Fort McCoy for mobilization and other military training. (Photo by Tom Michele) Railroad delivery

Fort McCoy railroad brakeman John Hagen sets the brake on a flatcar loaded with five Humvees at a loading ramp. The railroad is one means of transportation used to deliver equipment to Fort McCoy for mobilization and other military training.  

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Photo: Soldiers from the 920th Engineer Company, a New Mexico Army National Guard unit, train on carrying a patient with simulated injuries on a litter to a waiting medical evacuation helicopter at Contingency Operating Location Freedom at Fort McCoy. The 920th is conducting mobilization training at Fort McCoy to prepare to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (Photo by Tom Michele)    Medical transport

Soldiers from the 920th Engineer Company, a New Mexico Army National Guard unit, train on carrying a patient with simulated injuries on a litter to a waiting medical evacuation helicopter at Contingency Operating Location Freedom at Fort McCoy. The Blackhawk helicopter from the 832nd Medical Company (Air Ambulance) of the Wisconsin Army National Guard was flown to Fort McCoy as part of the 920ths mission readiness exercise. The 920th is conducting mobilization training at Fort McCoy to prepare to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.   

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Photo: The Contingency Operating Location Freedom Dining Facility is nearly full during the peak time period for late afternoon dinner.  (Photo by Tom Michele) (An Extra to The Real McCoy Online)

Freedom action

The Contingency Operating Location Freedom Dining Facility is nearly full during the peak time period for late afternoon dinner.  (An Extra to The Real McCoy Online)

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Photo: Spc. Ashley Shaw accomplishes personal tasks on a computer in the Soldier Computer Center in the 2600 block of Fort McCoy, in the center of the mobilization barracks-administrative neighborhood. Shaw is with the 779th Engineer Battalion, Florida Army National Guard, Tallahasse, Fla., training to deploy in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  (Photo by Tom Michele) (An Extra to The Real McCoy Online) Mob Alley

Spc. Ashley Shaw accomplishes personal tasks on a computer in the Soldier Computer Center in the 2600 block of Fort McCoy, in the center of the mobilization barracks-administrative neighborhood. The computer center in Building 2711, next to the Soldier Readiness Center, is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week for use by mobilization and demobilization Soldiers. Shaw is with the 779th Engineer Battalion, Florida Army National Guard, Tallahasse, Fla., training to deploy in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (An Extra to The Real McCoy Online)

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Photos by Tom Michele

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