AUGUST 28, 2009 


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Photo: Staff Sgt. George Leong (left) and Staff Sgt. Doug C. Thomas (center), both with the 332nd Engineer Detachment, man an entry control point during Patriot Warrior. Sgt. Edward M. Whiting is an observer-controller-trainer with the 978th Quartermaster Company. (Photo by Staff Sgt. KaRonda Fleming)

Photo: Soldiers from the 338th Engineer Company conduct a taste test of Meals, ready-to-eat during a lunch break. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Patriot Warrior gives Soldiers real-life training

Patriot Warrior 2009 gave opportunities for Soldiers to receive real-life training, which prepares them for future deployments. The exercise was held at Fort McCoy from Aug. 8-28. (Story, photo.)



Soldiers test new food products during training at McCoy

Soldiers participated in a food-tasting test during their training at Fort McCoy to help the Department of the Defense decide its future rations menu. 
(Story, photos.)




Photo: Members of the 2nd, 411th Logistical Support Battalion OPFOR Company display equipment they use during training. (Photo by Sgt. Leann Sparks)


2nd, 411th Logistical Support Battalion fills many roles for 181st

The 2nd, 411th Logistical Support Battalion is a small battalion with a lot of heart and many different hats that plays an integral role in the success of the 181st Infantry Brigade at Fort McCoy. (Story, photo.)

Photo: Sgt. David A. Johnson (left) and Spc. Joshua H. Foote (right), with the 805th Military Police Company from Garner, N.C., receive VCOT instruction from Staff Sgt. Benjamin A. Towne. (Photo by Staff Sgt. KaRonda Fleming)

Soldiers use virtual reality equipment during Patriot Warrior

Adrenaline rushes through everyone’s veins as the convoy travels through the streets of Samarra, Iraq during a virtual reality scenario at Fort McCoy. (Story, photo.)


Photo: Shirley Glover (left) helps a Pine View patron  get the assistance he needs in the Equipment Check-Out Center. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Equipment Check-Out Center 
offers items for rent

Equipment to help guests get the most out of their stay at the Pine View Recreation Area can be rented from the Equipment Check-Out Center, building 8053. 
(Story, photo.)

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