• Sgt. David Zeitz peers through the sights of his M2 .50-caliber heavy machine gun during a live-fire qualification on a Fort McCoy, Wis., range. Zeitz is with the 1092nd Engineer Battalion, West Virginia Army National Guard, training to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Weapons qualification

    Sgt. David Zeitz peers through the sights of his M2 .50-caliber heavy machine gun during a live-fire qualification on a Fort McCoy, Wis., range. Zeitz is with the 1092nd Engineer Battalion, West Virginia Army National Guard, training to deploy in...

  • Spc. Andrew Finch performs a functions check on an M-19 grenade machine gun, using inert training rounds, during a pre-marksmanship training session in a Fort McCoy, Wis., classroom. Finch is with the 379th Engineer Company, a Massachusetts Army National Guard unit training to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Pre-marksmanship training

    Spc. Andrew Finch performs a functions check on an M-19 grenade machine gun, using inert training rounds, during a pre-marksmanship training session in a Fort McCoy, Wis., classroom. Finch is with the 379th Engineer Company, a Massachusetts Army...

  • Soldiers from the 1092nd Engineer Battalion deplane at Volk Field from one of the two C-130 aircraft that brought them for their mobilization training at Fort McCoy, Wis. The 1092nd is a West Virginia Army National Guard unit preparing to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The C-130s are from the 130th Airlift Wing, West Virginia Air National Guard.

    Arrival for training

    Soldiers from the 1092nd Engineer Battalion deplane at Volk Field from one of the two C-130 aircraft that brought them for their mobilization training at Fort McCoy, Wis. The 1092nd is a West Virginia Army National Guard unit preparing to deploy in...

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