FORT DRUM N.Y. -- Using a radio and hand signals, Spc. James Pierce of the New York Army National Guard's 204th Engineer Detachment (Quarry) helps the driver of a front-end loader place a conveyor on a quarry machine known as a "crusher" here on May 14. Operating the crusher, which can turn large rocks into various grades of construction material, is the detachment's main mission. Soldiers of the detachment, which is based in Binghamton N.Y., worked for about 10 hours on May 14 to fix several mechanical shortfalls and ensure the crusher is operational for the detachment's annual training in July. Pierce is from Schoharie N.Y.
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