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Mobilization: Troops prepare at McCoy 
for future deployments

Photo: The crew of Fort McCoy's locomotive, No. 4600, checks train cars loaded with military equipment in preparation for movement of the equipment to port via commercial rail lines. Railroad movement

The crew of Fort McCoy's locomotive, No. 4600, checks train cars loaded with military equipment in preparation for movement of the equipment to port via commercial rail lines. 
(Photo by Lou Ann M. Mittelstaedt)
Photo: Soldiers from the 998th Quartermaster Company, an Army Reserve unit headquartered at Junction City, Wis., undergo timed drills for weapons assembly and disassembly with the use of protective NBC masks while awaiting deployment from Fort McCoy.

Weapons Drills

Soldiers from the 998th Quartermaster Company, an Army Reserve unit headquartered at Junction City, Wis., undergo timed drills for weapons assembly and disassembly with the use of protective NBC masks while awaiting deployment from Fort McCoy.
(Photo by Lou Ann M. Mittelstaedt)

Photo: Members of the 814th Military Police Company, an Army Reserve unit from Arlington Heights, Ill., practice skills at Enemy Prisoner of War Compound No. 1 on Fort McCoy’s North Post. Riot Control

Members of the 814th Military Police Company, an Army Reserve unit from Arlington Heights, Ill., practice skills at Enemy Prisoner of War Compound No. 1 on Fort McCoy’s North Post.
(Photo by Lou Ann M. Mittelstaedt)

Photo: An “abandoned” vehicle, which is part of Fort McCoy’s Urban Training Site, Range 41, serves as cover and concealment for members of the 1775th Military Police Co., who were undergoing training at the facility. Squad Movement

An “abandoned” vehicle, which is part of Fort McCoy’s Urban Training Site, Range 41, serves as cover and concealment for members of the 1775th Military Police Co., who were undergoing training at the facility. 
(Photo by Lou Ann M. Mittelstaedt)
Photo: Members of the 724th Engineer Battalion, a Wisconsin Army National Guard unit headquartered in Superior, Wis., conduct common task training near buildings in Fort McCoy’s 1800 block. Common Task Training

Members of the 724th Engineer Battalion, a Wisconsin Army National Guard unit headquartered in Superior, Wis., conduct common task training near buildings in Fort McCoy’s 1800 block. Types of training included weapons validation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, chemical mask decontamination and claymore mines. (Photo by Lou Ann M. Mittelstaedt)

Photo: Members of the 300th Quartermaster Company of Iowa City, Iowa, the 1460th Transportation Company of Midland, Mich., and the 109th Medical Battalion of Montrose, Colo., board buses heading to Volk Field. Bus departures

Members of the 300th Quartermaster Company of Iowa City, Iowa, the 1460th Transportation Company of Midland, Mich., and the 109th Medical Battalion of Montrose, Colo., board buses heading to Volk Field.   The soldiers were deployed in late March.
(Photo by Lou Ann M. Mittelstaedt)

Photo: Members of the 327th Military Police Battalion, an Army Reserve unit headquartered at Arlington Heights, Ill., process ‘detainees’ as part of an Enemy Prisoner of War exercise in the cantonment area at Fort McCoy. Processing 'EPWs' 

Members of the 327th Military Police Battalion, an Army Reserve unit headquartered at Arlington Heights, Ill., process ‘detainees’ as part of an Enemy Prisoner of War exercise in the cantonment area at Fort McCoy. 
(Photo by Lou Ann M. Mittelstaedt)

Photo: Members of the 1775th Military Police Co., practice skills necessary to clear and secure a building as part of their training at Fort McCoy’s Urban Training Site, Range 41. Urban Training

Members of the 1775th Military Police Co., practice skills necessary to clear and secure a building as part of their training at Fort McCoy’s Urban Training Site, Range 41. The 1775th, an Army National Guard unit headquartered in Pontiac, Mich., is preparing for deployment from Fort McCoy. 
(Photo by Lou Ann M. Mittelstaedt)

Photo: 1st Lt. Christine Plybon of the 1460th Transportation Co., Midland, Mich., a unit preparing for deployment at Fort McCoy, and Capt. Dennis McCarron, 1461st Combat HET Co. (not mobilized) exchange wedding vows at McCoy's at Fort McCoy March 22. Wedding bells

1st Lt. Christine Plybon of the 1460th Transportation Co., Midland, Mich., a unit preparing for deployment at Fort McCoy, and Capt. Dennis McCarron, 1461st Combat HET Co. (not mobilized) exchange wedding vows at McCoy's at Fort McCoy March 22. Municipal Judge Rita Byers presided over the ceremony uniting the two members of the Michigan Army National Guard. 
(Photo by Lou Ann M. Mittelstaedt)

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