Fort McCoy News Aug. 11, 2017

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'Red Arrow' training, part I

Soldiers from the 32nd Infantry "Red Arrow" Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) prepare a military truck prior to going out to the field for training July 27 at Fort McCoy.

Hundreds of Soldiers with the 32nd completed their annual training at the installation from late July to early August.

With more than 3,400 Soldiers and units based in 36 Wisconsin communities, the 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team is the largest unit in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

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'Red Arrow' training, part I

A Wisconsin National Guard Soldier with a unit affiliated with the 32nd Infantry "Red Arrow" Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) prepares equipment for use during annual training July 27 at Fort McCoy.

Brigade combat teams are the basic deployable combat maneuver units in the Army. The 32nd IBCT resembles a small-scale combat division, with infantry; cavalry; field artillery; and special troops units for intelligence, signal, military police, and combat engineers.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

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Chinook trainer

The body of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter is parked in the equipment lot for the 13th Battalion, 100th Regiment on Aug. 2 at Fort McCoy after it was delivered. The body will be turned into a trainer for students attending the 89B10 Ammunition Supply Course taught by the 13th, 100th.

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Doug Dobitz