MARCH 11, 2011



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PHOTO: Observer-controller-trainers, seen wearing reflective belts, observe a simulated civilians-on-the-battlefield scenario during the 2010  Combat Support Training Exercise. File photo
McCoy ready to support upcoming exercises

Seven scheduled exercises and other extended combat training are on tap for the remainder of fiscal year 2011 at Fort McCoy.
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PHOTO: Puerto Rico Soldiers trudge through the snow at Fort McCoy’s Contingency Operating Location Freedom. Photo by Tom Michele

Puerto Rico unit tackles snow during training

Soldiers from the 475th Engineer Company trudged through 15-inches of snow and shivered in minus-26 degree temperatures as they trained to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
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PHOTO: Fred Cazzola (left) works on a coin rack display case while John Timm, a Woodshop volunteer, observes. Photo by Wilton Cruz
Woodshop offers services to patrons at Fort McCoy

Pen-turning, coin display classes planned
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Volunteers support installation, Cub Scout projects (Story, photos.)

PHOTO: An angler tries his luck fishing at Swamp Pond at Fort McCoy. File photo
Installation hunting, fishing fees increase

Fort McCoy hunting and fishing permit fees will increase immediately, and be in effect for those purchasing 2011 fishing and fall hunting licenses/permits, said David Beckmann, Fort McCoy wildlife biologist.
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