MAY 22, 2009 


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Photo: Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Nein tells his story about mobilizing at Fort McCoy and using the training he learned here to accomplish his mission. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Photo: Chaplain Candidate (2nd Lt.) Randy Croel (left) explains a brief verse from the Bible in the field chapel at COL Freedom. (Photo by Tom Michele)

Year of NCO speaker used McCoy as springboard

No detail is too small to overlook in combat because Soldiers donít get second chances, said a Soldier who often is described as an American hero by his peers and superiors and who used mobilization training at Fort McCoy as a springboard to success during a deployment. (Story, photo.)

Chapel setting established for Soldiers at COL Freedom

A place of religious worship has been created for Soldiers training for mobilization and also for the trainers at Contingency Operating Location Freedom.  
(Story, photo.)



Photo: Sgt. Cody Brunet, Alpha Company, 961st Engineer Battalion from Pewaukee, Wis., pulls the hood over his protective mask during the Army Warrior Task event at the Divisional Best Warrior Competition at Fort Mccoy. (Photo by Sgt. First Class Chris Farley)


Divisional Best Warrior Competition narrows field

Who wants to be the Best Warrior of the Year? (Story, photos.)
Photo: Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Vandergrinten (right), the Regional Training Center-North noncommissioned officer in charge, explains the scenario of Soldiers assaulting a village at a training range at Fort McCoy to members of the Green Bay Packers football organization. (Photo by Tom Michele)


Green Bay Packers Tailgate 
Tour makes McCoy visit

"Thank you for what you are doing. We appreciate what you are doing. It is an honor for us to be here." (Story, photos.)
Photo: Soldiers train in the 88-M Truck Driving Course, which was held by the 2nd Battalion, 426th Regiment of the Wisconsin Military Academy at Fort McCoy. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Wisconsin Military Academy conducts truck drivers course

Soldiers looking to requalify as 88-M truck drivers need to look no further than the 2nd Battalion, 426th Regiment (MOD) at the Wisconsin Military Academy for instruction. (Story, photos.)

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