• FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Pfc. Zachary Pierret, a medic with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment practices suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 to prepare for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Ten medics from the Wolverines attended the training. (Photo by Capt. Michael Greenberger)

    1-89 Cavalry medics practice stitching on their road to war

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Pfc. Zachary Pierret, a medic with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment practices suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 to prepare for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center...

  • FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Spc. Richard Mohamed, a medic with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment practices suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 to prepare for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Ten medics from the Wolverines attended the training. (Photo by Capt. Michael Greenberger)

    1-89 Cavalry medics practice stitching on their road to war

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Spc. Richard Mohamed, a medic with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment practices suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 to prepare for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center...

  • FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Spc. William Whisnant, a medic with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment practices suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 to prepare for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Ten medics from the Wolverines attended the training. (Photo by Capt. Michael Greenberger)

    1-89 Cavalry medics practice stitching on their road to war

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Spc. William Whisnant, a medic with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment practices suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 to prepare for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center...

  • FORT DRUM, N.Y. - (left to right) 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment medics Pfc. Moua Lee, Spc. Richard Mohamed and Spc. Jamie Sutton practice suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 to prepare for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Ten medics from the Wolverines attended the training. (Photo by Capt. Michael Greenberger)

    1-89 Cavalry medics practice stitching on their road to war

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - (left to right) 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment medics Pfc. Moua Lee, Spc. Richard Mohamed and Spc. Jamie Sutton practice suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 to prepare for an upcoming...

  • FORT DRUM, N.Y. - (left) Pfc. Zachary Pierret, a medic with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment practices suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 while Spc. Carlton Clark looks on. The medical Soldiers are training in preparation for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. and eventual deployment to Afghanistan. Ten medics from the Wolverines attended the training. (Photo by Capt. Michael Greenberger)

    1-89 Cavalry medics practice stitching on their road to war

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - (left) Pfc. Zachary Pierret, a medic with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment practices suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 while Spc. Carlton Clark looks on. The medical Soldiers are...

  • FORT DRUM, N.Y. - 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment medics Spc. Bryan Vannalman (left) and Spc. Jamie Sutton (right) practice suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 to prepare for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Ten medics from the Wolverines attended the training. (Photo by Capt. Michael Greenberger)

    1-89 Cavalry medics practice stitching on their road to war

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment medics Spc. Bryan Vannalman (left) and Spc. Jamie Sutton (right) practice suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 to prepare for an upcoming rotation to the...

  • FORT DRUM, N.Y. - (left) Pfc. Zachary Pierret, a medic with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment practices suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12. The medical Soldiers are training in preparation for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. and eventual deployment to Afghanistan. Ten medics from the Wolverines attended the training. (Photo by Capt. Michael Greenberger)

    1-89 Cavalry medics practice stitching on their road to war

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - (left) Pfc. Zachary Pierret, a medic with the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment practices suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12. The medical Soldiers are training in preparation for an...

FORT DRUM, N.Y. --1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment medics practice suturing on synthetic tissue at the Medical Simulation Training Center Sept. 12 to prepare for an upcoming rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Ten medics from the Wolverines attended the training. Medics, like the 1-89 Cavalry Soldiers, train on a variety of methods and materials in order to better perform their battlefield medical care techniques. The Wolverines are scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan in 2013.

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