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                                                                     APRIL 11, 2008 


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Photo: Incoming Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col. David E. Chesser (center) accepts the guidon from J. Randall Robinson, IMCOM-West Region director. Also pictured are Garrison Command Sergeant Major Command Sgt. Maj. M. Kevin Dubois (left) and outgoing Garrison Commander Col. Derek J. Sentinella (right). (Photo by Allan Harding)


Photo: Personnel from the Lusk Group of Kentucky are constructing a Medical Simulation Training Center near Regional Training Site-Medical. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Chesser becomes new 
Fort McCoy commander

Col. David E. Chesser became Fort McCoy's new garrison commander during a change-of-command ceremony April 3 at the Fort McCoy Rumpel Fitness Center. Chesser succeeds outgoing commander Col. Derek J. Sentinella. (Story, photos.)



Simulation center to help Soldiers improve medical treatment skills

A new Medical Simulation Training Center is being constructed near the Regional Training Site-Medical facility at Fort McCoy. (Story, photo.)




Photo: Newly commissioned officers through the WMA accelerated course next will go through advanced training in a career field before being assigned to a unit to begin their new duties. (Contributed photo)


Officer candidates graduate 
from accelerated course

Army National Guard officer candidates can graduate from an accelerated or traditional class through the Wisconsin Military Academy at Fort McCoy. 
(Story, photo.)
Photo: Students in a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Class talk about a training scenario they completed. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Class teaches about sexual 
assault prevention, response

Almost 150 attendees listened to presentations from a number of guest presenters with civilian and military expertise in the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program realm. 
(Story, photo, sidebar.)
Photo: Sgt. 1st Class Brett Fischer (left) was the winning participant in the Wii Warrior Challenge at McCoy's. Meg Paulino also participated. (Photo by Pam Budda)


Wii Warrior Challenge tournament winners chosen March 29
Three competitors emerged from a weeklong competition to battle for the grand prize as Fort McCoy's top Wii video game player. (Story, photos.)

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