MAY 14, 2010 



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PHOTO:2nd Lt. Ben Blass stands in the crater pit at a Fort McCoy training area. The crater was created by explosives emplaced and detonated by the 181st Infantry Brigade to create a situation as realistic as possible for the engineers for mobilization training. Photo by Tom Michele. Busy mobilization training season projected throughout FY 2010

Fort McCoy is projected to train 19 percent of the nearly 60,000 servicemembers programmed by First Army for mobilization in fiscal year 2010.
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PHOTO:Brian Seely (left) and Andrew Seitz of the Installation Materiel Maintenance Activity (Logistics Support Group) work on engine rehabilitation at the IMMA. Photo by Rob Schuette.

IMMA receives Army maintenance award

The Fort McCoy Installation Materiel Maintenance Activity has won the Department of the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence in the medium category for IMCOM Directorate of Logistics organizations for fiscal year 2009.
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PHOTO:A front end loader pours chunks of asphalt into a dump truck on West 12th Avenue north of West J Street. Photo by Tom Michele West 12th Avenue getting new asphalt

Preparation work to resurface West 12th Avenue began in late April and will continue to its estimated time of completion in June, depending on weather.
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PHOTO:Sgt. 1st Class Chad Kleifgen, RTS-Maintenance chief instructor (in front of camera), and Instructor Staff Sgt. Dan Schauf (on the mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle) work with a production crew at Fort McCoy to produce an instructional video.Photo by Tom Michele RTS-Maintenance site for TACOM instructional video

Video production specialists from the Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command in Warren, Mich., spent three days at Fort McCoy’s Regional Training Site-Maintenance recording a training video for Armywide release.
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PHOTO: Pre-kindergarteners from the post’s Child Development Center and memebers of the Fort McCoy Command Group display Fort McCoy’s Tree City USA flag during an Arbor Day observance. Photo by Tom Michele Youth help Fort McCoy observe Earth Day, Arbor Day

A little youth power went a long way toward helping the Fort McCoy Directorate of Public Works Forestry Section have successful Earth Day/Arbor Day events. (Story, photos.)

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