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 Photo: Snow plows and shovelers are a common sight at Fort McCoy as members of the installation work force are dealing with clearing the white stuff from roads and sidewalks. Personnel should keep the walks, steps and other areas near their buildings free from snow and ice to help prevent slips and falls. For more information about winter safety, call the Installation Safety Office at (608) 388-3403 or visit the McCoy Extra Net, which is accessible at http://www/mccoy.army.mil. (Photo by Tom Michele)

Winter scenery

Snow plows and shovelers are a common sight at Fort McCoy as members of the installation work force are dealing with clearing the white stuff from roads and sidewalks. Personnel should keep the walks, steps and other areas near their buildings free from snow and ice to help prevent slips and falls. For more information about winter safety, call the Installation Safety Office at (608) 388-3403 or visit the McCoy Extra Net, which is accessible at http://www.mccoy.army.mil. (Photo by Tom Michele)

 

Photo: U.S. Air Force personnel Maj. Kimberly Garbett (left) and Master Sgt. Michael Flannery work on a map reading scenario at Fort McCoy during mobilization training. Garbett is stationed at Little Rock, Ark., Air Force Base, and Flannery at the Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, were part of a training class that helped prepare the students to deploy to support Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. (Photo by Tom Michele) Map reading

U.S. Air Force personnel Maj. Kimberly Garbett (left) and Master Sgt. Michael Flannery work on a map reading scenario at Fort McCoy during mobilization training. Garbett is stationed at Little Rock, Ark., Air Force Base, and Flannery at the Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, were part of a training class that helped prepare the students to deploy to support Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.
(Photo by Tom Michele) 

 

Photo: Col. David E. Chesser (center, left), Fort McCoy Garrison Commander, and Col. Bas Oskam, deputy for mobilization, listen to presentations during a Fort McCoy 2008 mobilization season after-action review for senior staff. The installation is busy with preparations for the next round of mobilization training. (Photo by Tom Michele)

After-action review

Col. David E. Chesser (center, left), Fort McCoy Garrison Commander, and Col. Bas Oskam, deputy for mobilization, listen to presentations during a Fort McCoy 2008 mobilization season after-action review for senior staff. The installation is busy with preparations for the next round of mobilization training. (Photo by Tom Michele)

 

 

Photo: Air Force Tech. Sgt. Westley Smith Jr. inserts a part into the M-249 squad automatic weapon under the watchful eyes of Staff Sgt. David Shimota. Smith, who is from Patrick Air Force Base, Calif., was participating in an Air Force Joint Sourcing Training Oversight mobilization class at Fort McCoy. The Air Force personnel were at Fort McCoy preparing for deployment to support Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. Shimota is an observer-controller-trainer with the 340th Training Support Battalion, which is conducting mobilization training at Fort McCoy. (Photo by Tom Michele) Weapon reassembly

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Westley Smith Jr. inserts a part into the M-249 squad automatic weapon under the watchful eyes of Staff Sgt. David Shimota. Smith, who is from Patrick Air Force Base, Calif., was participating in an Air Force Joint Sourcing Training Oversight mobilization class at Fort McCoy. The Air Force personnel were at Fort McCoy preparing for deployment to support Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. Shimota is an observer-controller- trainer with the 340th Training Support Battalion, which is conducting mobilization training at Fort McCoy. (Photo by Tom Michele)

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Photo: Snowboarders enjoy a slide down a slope at the Whitetail Ridge Ski Area during holiday hours in December.  (Photo by Rob Schuette) Snowboarding

Snowboarders enjoy a slide down a slope at the Whitetail Ridge Ski Area during holiday hours in December.  
(Photo by Rob Schuette)

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Photo: Snow-tube enthusiasts take advantage of the good winter weather conditions to ride their tube to the bottom of the slope during an afternoon of activity at the Whitetail Ridge Ski Area during holiday hours in December. (Photo by Rob Schuette) Tubing

Snow-tube enthusiasts take advantage of the good winter weather conditions to ride their tube to the bottom of the slope during an afternoon of activity at the Whitetail Ridge Ski Area during holiday hours in December. 
(Photo by Rob Schuette)

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