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Thousands train at Fort McCoy for CSTX, Global Medic
August 7, 2017
Fort McCoy CSTX, Global Medic

Joint training exercise ensures combat readiness for military medics
July 31, 2017
3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support)’s 345th Combat Support Hospital out of Jacksonville, Florida, commanded by Col. Noel Pace, is one of the training audiences participating in Global Medic 2017 at Fort Hunter Liggett, California.  The nearly 250 Soldiers assigned to the CSH spent the first few days setting up the hospital and getting it ready to begin receiving patients.  The exercise runs 8-28 July, 2017.
Global Medic’s unique training opportunity allows U.S. Army Reserve medical units to train alongside their multi-component and joint partners as part of the America’s Army Reserve evolution into the most lethal Federal Reserve force in the history of the nation.  The training audience for this year’s Global Medic exercise totaled more than 1,100 service members, ensuring individuals, teams and units are better prepared to provide medical care when they are called to deploy.

Soldiers Train for America's Worst Nightmare
May 15, 2017
A U.S. Army Reserve Soldier from the 414th Chemical Company out of Orangeburg, South Carolina, assesses a casualty mannequin at trailer park training area in Muscatatuck Urban Training Center (MUTC) in Butlerville, Indiana, May 10, 2017. Nearly 4,100 Soldiers from across the country are participating in Guardian Response 17, a multi-component training exercise to validate U.S. Army units’ ability to support the Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) in the event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) catastrophe.

Mortuary affairs unit augments training during Guardian Response 2017
May 12, 2017
Pvt. Elsamari Figueroa, an ammunition specialist with the 266th Ordnance Company out of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, prepares a fake head wound on a civilian role-player as part of the Guardian Response exercise April 29, 2017, at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind. Nearly 4,100 Soldiers from across the country are participating in Guardian Response 17, a multi-component training exercise to validate U.S. Army units’ ability to support the Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) in the event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) catastrophe. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Christopher Hernandez)

Guardian Response 17 kicks off at MUTC
May 10, 2017
U.S. Army Reseve Soldiers from 468th Engineer Detachment in Danvers, Massachusetts, treat a mannequin victim extracted from underneath a vehicle May 6, 2017 at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana. Nearly 4,100 Soldiers from across the country are participating in Guardian Response 17, a multi-component training exercise to validate U.S. Army units' ability to support the Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) in the event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) catastrophe.

Service members and civilians stand ready to respond
May 9, 2017
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers, assigned to the 469th Medical Company-Ground Ambulance out of Wichita, Kansas, and Air Men, assigned to the 6th Medical Operations Squadron out of MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fl., transport casualties from the point of drop off to the Air Force expeditionary medical support tent at forward operating base Nighthawk in Camp Atterbury, In., April 29, 2017, as part of Exercise Guardian Response. Nearly 4,100 Soldiers from across the country are participating in Guardian Response 17, a multi-component training exercise to validate U.S. Army units’ ability to support the Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) in the event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) catastrophe. The 84th Training Command is the hosting organization for this exercise, with the training operations run by the 78th Training Division, headquartered in Fort Dix, New Jersey. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Sofia)

Road to ready: 86th Training Division hosts 2017 Warrior Exercise
May 8, 2017
Service members at Fort McCoy for training in the 86th Training Division’s Warrior Exercise 86-17-02 prepare concertina wire for use near Tactical Training Base Justice on North Post during exercise operations May 3, 2017, at Fort McCoy, Wis. Nearly 6,000 Soldiers participated in the Warrior Exercise that focuses on realistic and austere operational environments. The exercise is aimed at testing and developing leaders at every echelon. One of the key objectives for the 2017 Warrior Exercise was to enable units at the platoon level to succeed in a tactical environment when faced with the stressors of combat. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)

Civilians Support Military Training Through Role Play
May 4, 2017
Civilian role player Cheyenne Patton, a North Vernon, Ind., resident, goes through decontamination following a mock nuclear disaster at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, April 28, 2017. The U.S. Army Reserve’s Guardian Response 2017 is a multi-component training exercise designed to validate more than 4,000 service members in Defense Support of Civil Authorities in the event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear catastrophe. This year's exercise simulated an improvised nuclear device explosion with a source region electromagnetic pulse out to more than four miles. The 84th Training Command hosted this exercise and the 78th Training Division, headquartered in Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, conducted the training. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Beth Raney, 343rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Cold Steel Soldiers build skills using Fort McCoy simulation facilities
April 28, 2017
Soldiers at Fort McCoy for the Operation Cold Steel exercise learn about crew gunnery on the Virtual Battle Space software program April 10, 2017, at Range 26 on North Post. The training simulates Fort McCoy training areas and allows gunnery crews the ability to experience gunnery training before going out to a range to complete live-fire training. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)

Maintenance keeps Operation Cold Steel moving, communicating
April 25, 2017
U.S. Army Reserve Cpl. Tyler Snyder, mechanic, fills a container with oil to fill a vehicle during Operation Cold Steel at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 13, 2017. Operation Cold Steel is the U.S. Army Reserve's crew-served weapons qualification and validation exercise to ensure that America's Army Reserve units and Soldiers are trained and ready to deploy on short-notice and bring combat-ready and lethal firepower in support of the Army and our joint partners anywhere in the world. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Debralee Best, 84th Training Command)