MARCH 25, 2011 



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PHOTO: Fort McCoy supported a training population of 111,348 personnel in fiscal year 2010 including Soldiers attending the Warrior Leader Course. File photo
McCoy’s economic impact exceeds $1.3 billion

The total economic impact of Fort McCoy for fiscal year 2010 was an estimated $1.375 billion, down slightly from an estimated $1.416 billion for FY 2009.
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PHOTO: Tim Wilder (right), Fort  McCoy endangered species biologist, and DeWayne Snobl of the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Wildlife Services consult about a female wolf, which was fitted with a telemetry collar. Photo by Natural Resources Branch

Telemetry monitoring data helps manage wolves

The trapping of a 65-pound, yearling female gray wolf on Fort McCoy’s South Post should yield more information about the wolf pack at Fort McCoy and help installation management of the species.
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PHOTO: Capt. Michael Jensen, right, turns in an Improved Outer Tactical Vest to Fort McCoy Central Issue Facility warehouse specialists Ron Barnes, left, and Dave Ohm. Photo by Tom Michele
CIF ensures Soldiers have proper equipment

Fort McCoy’s Central Issue Facility (CIF) personnel put materials between Soldiers and the bombs, bullets and climates Soldiers may encounter.
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PHOTO: Sgt. 1st Class Juan Roman relaxes with popcorn and soda on a plush sofa in the Fort McCoy Community Activity Center movie-television room as he watches “Tron: Legacy.” Photo by Tom Michele
Movie nights offer free entertainment, relaxation
Movie nights — Fridays and Saturdays at the Fort McCoy Community Activity Center (CAC), building 2000 — provide Soldiers a chance to relax.
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PHOTO: Tiffany Steele dices celery as part of her preparation in the Top Chef Competition at Fort McCoy. Photo by Tom Michele Installation competition selects top chef
Hawaiian-marinated ribs, mushroom-stuffed chicken breast, pork loin stuffed with cranberries and walnuts, and stuffed manicotti were among the temptations prepared for a special event at Fort McCoy’s Dining Facility 1826.
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