Course Allows Civilians to Adapt Quickly to a Wartime Environment

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • An Iraqi role player and a civilian student participate in a scenario-based exercise on Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, on Camp Atterbury, in Ind., Feb. 10, 2011. The civilians are preparing for yearlong deployments to locations around the world, including Iraq and Afghanistan. The 11-day Civilian Expeditionary Workforce pre-deployment training course gives them training to adapt more quickly to a wartime environment. DOD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Erin Dunn listens as an Iraqi role playing official discuss security and a stalled construction project during  a scenario-based exercise at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, on Camp Atterbury, in Ind., Feb. 10, 2011. Dunn is preparing for a deployment to Iraq. DOD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Wade Brower reviews his notes while an evaluator critiques his performance during a scenario-based exercise at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, on Camp Atterbury, in Ind., Feb. 10, 2011. DOD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • A convoy moves through a mock alleyway at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center on Camp Atterbury, in Ind., Feb. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Indiana National Guard soldiers drive convoys and offer role player support on Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, on Camp Atterbury, in Ind., Feb. 10, 2011. DOD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • Indiana National Guard soldiers role play a live-fire attack at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, on Camp Atterbury, in Ind., Feb. 10, 2011. DOD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • A convoy carrying soldiers and civilians moves away from the scene of a mock live-fire attack on Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, on Camp Atterbury in Ind., Feb. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • A recently built mosque adds a touch of realism to the training grounds of the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, on Camp Atterbury, in Ind., Feb. 10, 2011.  DOD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • The remnants of a parking garage add authenticity to the training grounds at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, on Camp Atterbury, in Ind., Feb. 10, 2011. DOD photo by Elaine Wilson
  • An Indiana National Guard soldier escorts a role playing Afghan translator to a meeting with civilian students at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, on Camp Atterbury, in Ind., Feb. 10, 2011. DOD photo by Elaine Wilson