MAY 25, 2012 



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PHOTO: Soldiers put on a demonstration of a palletized loading system during the 2011 Combat Support Training Exercise. File photo
8 major exercises highlight summer training at McCoy

Fort McCoy has all the pieces in place to support eight major exercises that will highlight training this summer.
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PHOTO: Employees from VR Habilas remove unexploded ordnance near Firing Point 418. Photo by Rob Schuette

Uxo removal 1st step toward reopening of Firing Point 418

Completion of an unexploded ordnance removal project at Firing Point 418 was the first step toward making the site once again available for artillery firing.
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PHOTO: Canadian soldiers listen to a briefing by Canadian Army Reserve soldiers. Photo by 1st Sgt. Vaughn R. Larson
Canadian military trains with 32nd IBCT at Fort McCoy

The Wisconsin Army National Guard trained with its northern neighbors — soldiers of the Canadian Land Force Command — as part of a joint Warfighter Exercise at Fort McCoy May 7-18.

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Guard unit accomplishes mission, builds teamwork

Soldiers from a Wisconsin Army National Guard unit conducted two weeks of training at Fort McCoy that included everything from weapons firing and qualification to confidence and team building tasks, such as conducting training on the Confidence and Conditioning Courses to a road march to rappelling.
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PHOTO: Youth complete the inflatable National Guard obstacle course event. Photo by Rob Schuette
McCoy Open House attracts thousands of visitors May 19

A Military Police K-9 unit and an inflatable obstacle course were among the new activities and highlights at Fort McCoy’s annual Armed Forces Day Open House.
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