JUNE 08, 2012 



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PHOTO: Maj. Gen. Keith Thurgood, (second from right), passes the colors to Brig. Gen. Alton G. Berry at Fort McCoy. Maj. Gen. Glenn Lesniak, right, observes. Photo by Allan Harding
Berry now 88th Commander, McCoy senior commander

Maj. Gen. Glenn J. Lesniak relinquished command of the 88th Regional Support Command to Brig. Gen. Alton G. Berry during a change-of-command ceremony at Fort McCoy May 19.
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PHOTO: Soldiers with the 730th Area Support Medical Company train at a Humvee Egress Assistance Trainer. Photo by Rob Schuette
South Dakota Guard units travel to train at McCoy

Two South Dakota Army National Guard units conducted training at Fort McCoy in late May.
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  PHOTO: Tom Lara (left), a Connelly Award program inspector, talks with a dining patron. Photo by Rob Schuette
Connelly Award inspector evaluates McCoy dFAC

Inspection of the Fort McCoy Installation Dining Facility, building 50, was the first step toward potentially repeating as an Installation Management Command Central Region Philip A. Connelly Food Competition winner.
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PHOTO: Deb Heisi-Clark shows a Fort McCoy employee how to adjust an ergonomic chair. Photo by Geneve N. Mankel
Ergonomics: fitting the  workplace to worker

Ergonomic processes, training and equipment can help prevent fatigue, discomfort, pain and injury for workers.
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PHOTO: A view of a female Karner blue butterfly. Photo by Rob Schuette
Karner blue  plan  eases restrictions on training

Karner blue butterflies are doing well at Fort McCoy. So well the installation recently revised its management plan to ease restrictions on military training in the Karner blue’s core habitat areas.

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