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 Photo: Ground guides of the 161st Field Artillery of the 81st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, a Washington Army National Guard unit, walk their vehicles through a street during convoy training in Contingency Operating Location Liberty at Fort McCoy. The unit is conducting mobilization training at Fort McCoy to prepare for deployment to support Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Photo by Tom Michele)

Convoy training


Ground guides of the 161st Field Artillery of the 81st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, a Washington Army National Guard unit, walk their vehicles through a street during convoy training in Contingency Operating Location Liberty at Fort McCoy. The unit is conducting mobilization training at Fort McCoy to prepare for deployment to support Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

   


Photo: Spc. Martin Anthony of H Troop, 1st Battalion, 303rd Cavalry of the 81st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, a Washington Army National Guard unit, enunciates Arabic verbiage during a language skills class at Fort McCoy. The unit is conducting mobilization training to deploy to support Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Photo by Tom Michele) Language training

Spc. Martin Anthony of H Troop, 1st Battalion, 303rd Cavalry of the 81st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, a Washington Army National Guard unit, enunciates Arabic verbiage during a language skills class at Fort McCoy. The unit is conducting mobilization training to deploy to support Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  

Photo: Soldiers from the 81st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, a Washington Army National Guard unit, train on a Blue Force Tracker Course at Fort McCoy. Blue Force Tracker helps teach the Soldiers situational awareness and the ability to communicate to help them keep track of their locations and the enemyís location during combat operations. (Photo by Tom Michele) Blue Force Tracker

Soldiers from the 81st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, a Washington Army National Guard unit, train on a Blue Force Tracker Course at Fort McCoy. Blue Force Tracker helps teach the Soldiers situational awareness and the ability to communicate to help them keep track of their locations and the enemyís location during combat operations.

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Photo: Personnel from the 81st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, a Washington Army National Guard unit, burst into a room during a training scenario at the Fort McCoy Live-Fire Shoot House. The Shoot House replicates a residential/business complex with conditions similar to what the troops may encounter in-theater. (Photo by Tom Michele) Shoot house

Personnel from the 81st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, a Washington Army National Guard unit, burst into a room during a training scenario at the Fort McCoy Live-Fire Shoot House. The Shoot House replicates a residential/business complex with conditions similar to what the troops may encounter in-theater.

Photos by Tom Michele

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