483rd Area Clearance Platoon
220726-A-QH368-0423.JPG Photo By: Sgt. 1st Class Nicholas J. De La Peña

FORT McCOY, Wis. - U.S. Army Sgt. Aniket Patel (left) and Spc. Maria Ortiz-Montoya (right) 483rd Area Clearance Platoon combat engineers, prepare a drop-shot demolition, linking multiple M112 demolition blocks together with detonation cord. The 483rd ACP hands-on demolition operations and training increases the combat engineer’s readiness and confidence needed in austere environments.


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