JANUARY 28, 2011 



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PHOTO: Garrison Commander Col. David E. Chesser emphasizes a point during the annual garrison work force briefing. Two sessions were held Jan. 20 at the  88th Regional Support Command auditorium. Photo by Allan Harding
Chesser communicates priorities to garrison

Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col. David E. Chesser used his annual garrison work force briefing to communicate the garrison’s mission, strategic vision, recent accomplishments, current and future operations, and operational priorities.
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PHOTO: Deputy Fire Chief Adam Ballard and Firefighter Donald Klimeck test the communications equipment on the new mobile command unit. Photo by Rob Schuette
Emergency Services gets new Mobile Command vehicle

The Fort McCoy Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) has a new mobile command unit to support its emergency operations needs.
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PHOTO: Staff Sgt. Corey Boulton assists 1092nd Engineer Battalion Support Company Soldiers with filling out health-care forms at the Fort McCoy Soldier Readiness Center. Photo by Tom Michele
Demobilization prepares Soldiers for civilian life
Soldiers still have a lot of important work to do during their last days of active-duty mobilization service as they transition to civilian life. 
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  PHOTO: Brian Payne (left) and Robert Perry of Engineer Solutions and Products of Fort Hood, Texas, build Blue Force Tracker racks to install the equipment into vehicles of the 121st Field Artillery Battalion of the 157th Brigade. Photo by Rob Schuette

MATES hosts fielding of BFT to Wisconsin Guard units

Several hundred Soldiers from Wisconsin Army National Guard units will receive the latest Blue Force Tracker equipment, which will update their communications capability for future missions. The equipment is being installed in their vehicles at the Maneuver Area Training Equipment Site at Fort McCoy.
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PHOTO: Dave Clark, an Equipment Concentration Site (ECS)-67 military-technician mechanic, does service work under the hood of a Humvee at ECS-67. Photo by Rob Schuette
ECS prepares equipment to support exercises, training

Maintenance and repair work is in full swing at Fort McCoy’s Equipment Concentration Site-67 to maintain and prepare military equipment for Army Reserve units to use in exercises and other training later this year.
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