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                                                                     MARCH 14, 2008 


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Photo: Soldiers set up a perimeter during Fort McCoy NCO Academy Warrior Leader Course field training. The Warrior Leader Course is offered throughout the year for Soldiers in the ranks of private first class to staff sergeants. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Photo: Lt. Col. John Halvorson, 2nd , 411th Regiment commander, stands at the head of the unit's formation during a recognition ceremony. (Photo by 1st Lt. Bonita Harris)

McCoy FY 08 training outlook good

Training at Fort McCoy is moving into high gear with an upswing in mobilization training beginning this month and a number of exercises continuing the momentum through the rest of the fiscal year. (Story, photos.) 


2nd, 411th Regiment receives Army Superior Unit Award

The 2nd Battalion (Logistic Support), 411th Regiment of the 181st Infantry Brigade, located at Fort McCoy, has been awarded the Army Superior Unit Award by the Department of the Army. (Story, photos.) 


Photo: Members of an Army-level delegation are briefed by RTS-Medical employee Will Ten Haff (right, standing next to the monitors) about an advanced mannequin system. (Photo by Rob Schuette)



Army-level delegation observes RTS-Medical program

A three-member delegation of Army-level medical personnel made an on-site visit to the facilities/equipment, programs and personnel at the Regional Training Site-Medical at Fort McCoy to observe firsthand the organization's capability to support medical training and deployment. (Story, photos.)

Photo: Soldiers from the 201st Engineer Battalion deplane from an aircraft at Volk Field, Wis. Unit members are the first large contingent of military personnel who will come to Fort McCoy during 2008 for mobilization training to prepare for deployment. Unit members will deploy from Fort McCoy later this year to support Operation Enduring Freedom. (Photo by Tom Michele)


Kentucky unit arrives at Fort McCoy for training

Kentucky Army National Guard engineer Soldiers didn't bring snow shovels to Wisconsin March 3, although they do have some snow in the Bluegrass State. (Story, photos.)
Photo: An exterior view of the new Public Safety Center, which will house the Fort McCoy police and other law enforcement personnel. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


New Public Safety Center to open

Law enforcement personnel now are located in a new facility, the Public Safety Center, building 1681, at Fort McCoy. (Story, photo.)

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