Guardsmen Conduct Premobilization Training on Fort Drum

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A soldier races through a smoke screen during an assault to secure a mock village as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011. The soldier is assigned to the New York Army National Guard's Company D, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Assault Helicopter Battalion. Premobilization training encompasses a number of individual and team tasks required for deployment overseas. The unit scheduled to deploy to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • Soldiers negotiate a wire obstacle during an assault to secure a mock village as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • Soldiers negotiate a wire obstacle during an assault to secure a mock village as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • A soldier provides covering fire with his M249 squad automatic weapon during an assault to secure a mock village as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • Soldiers clear a wire obstacle as smoke covers their movements during an assault to secure a mock village as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • A soldier vaults over a wall to secure a mock village during an assault exercise as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • Soldiers hug the wall as they prepare to secure a mock village during an assault exercise as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • A soldier negotiates a wire obstacle during an assault to secure a mock village as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • Soldiers provide fire coverage while others prepare to negotiate a series of walls during an assault to secure a mock village as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • A soldier waits while his teammate goes over a wall during an assault to secure a mock village as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • A soldier keeps watch during an assault to secure a mock village as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011.  Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • Soldiers crawl into the mud as they prepare to negotiate a wire obstacle during an assault to secure a mock village as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • Soldiers climb over a wall as smoke covers their movements during an assault to secure a mock village as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2011. Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse
  • Soldiers negotiate a wire obstacle during an assault to secure a mock village as part of premobilization training on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2011. 
 Army National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Peter Towse