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                                                                     JULY 25, 2008 


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Photo: Soldiers from the 310th Expeditonary Sustainment Command, left to right Pfc.Jason Cluts, Spc. Eric Hein, Pfc. Drew Kirts, set up shop in support of Patriot Warrior 2008. The section's responsibility for the exercise includes information technology. (Photo by Spc. Christine Lambert)

Photo: Personnel from Operation Platinum Wrench observe the workings of the IMMA's new chassis dynamometer during training at Fort McCoy. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Patriot Warrior '08 exercise 
kicks off at Fort McCoy

Patriot Warrior 2008 gathers Army Reserve Soldiers from around the continental United States, as well as Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam for a training exercise that simulates combat conditions. (Story, photo.)


OPW personnel train with 
new chassis dynamometer

Reserve maintenance Soldiers participating in Operation Platinum Wrench at Fort McCoy this summer are learning how to use a chassis dynamometer to ensure their work is correct. (Story, photos.)


Photo: Personnel from the 341st Engineer Company of Barling, Ark., stand guard duty at the entry control point of Contingency Operating Location Freedom at Fort McCoy. (Photo by Tom Michele)


ECP important for success during combat operations

The entry control point is a very important item on the mobilization 
training schedule for Soldiers preparing for deployment to a combat theater of operations.
(Story, photo.)
Photo: Chefs continuously stir the jambalaya as rice is added to the pot. (Photo by Tom Michele)


Demobilizing Louisiana unit enjoys taste of home

The 769th, a Louisiana Army National Guard unit from Baton Rouge, La., returned to Fort McCoy from a tour in Iraq for demobilization processing. Also coming to the Wisconsin Army installation were three World Jambalaya Festival champions to cook a favorite meal for their returning Soldiers. (Story, photos.)
Photo: Participants in a joint Fort McCoy/La Crosse hazmat exercise inspect a capping kit before entry. (Photo by Adam Ballard)


Fort McCoy hazmat team trains with La Crosse counterparts

Regional Hazardous Materials Teams from the Fort McCoy and La Crosse Fire Departments combined to hold their first-ever joint exercise in La Crosse July 10. (Story, photos.)

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