April 22, 2011 

 

 

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PHOTO: A route-clearance convoy manned by 509th Engineer Company Soldiers comes down a heavily-wooded hill and into a village on a Fort McCoy training lane. Photo by Tom Michele
 
Active-duty engineer unit conducts exercise

The 509th Engineer Company, an active-duty unit from Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., came to Fort McCoy for its five-day Culminating Training Exercise before deploying in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
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PHOTO: Col. Jeffrey Bonner (right), 2nd Brigade, 70th Division, receives a new unit patch from Brig. Gen. Alton Berry, commanding general, 86th Training Division (Operations). Photo by Allan Harding
 

reassignment, repatching realigns unit with 86th Training Division

A reassignment and repatching ceremony was held April 2 to officially assign the 2nd Brigade, 70th Division to the 86th Training Division (Operations) at Fort McCoy.
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PHOTO: Ryan Ennis (with net) and Steve Rood, contracted fisheries technicians with Colorado State University, conduct fish surveys at Fort McCoy’s Squaw Lake. Photo by Rob Schuette
 
Inland fishing season to begin at Fort McCoy May 7

The 2011 Fort McCoy inland fishing season begins at 5 a.m. Saturday, May 7. Among the changes in regulations is a reduced trout limit at Silver Creek to help ensure all anglers have a chance to catch fish, said John Noble, Fort McCoy installation fisheries biologist.
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PHOTO: JoAnne Murphy stocks a shelf at the West Side Express as Neal Smart watches. Photo by Tom Michele
 
New mini-shoppette to save Soldiers travel

The new West Side Express, building 2662, now is serving the needs of Soldiers working and billeting in the 2400 through 2800 blocks, affectionately referred to as “Mob Alley.”
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PHOTO: A busload of Soldiers from the 509th Engineer Company ride a Fort McCoy Transportation Motor Pool bus to training briefings. Photo by Tom Michele
 
Transportation serves Soldiers at moment’s notice
 
Buses scurry throughout Fort McCoy every day and night — throughout cantonment, throughout training areas, to and from firing ranges, and simulated villages.
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