JUNE 12, 2009 


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Photo: Sgt. 1st Class Francisco Pacheco, 469th FMC, New Orleans, La., teaches about military pay. (Photo by Sgt. Chris Pisano)

Photo: Personnel from TCI Architects/Engineers/Contractor work on clearing areas of Range 100 for future construction. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Diamond Saber 2009 provides realistic training to finance management warriors

The military’s premiere multi-component financial management training exercise began June 1. (Story, photos.)



Work starting on Range 100 to support M-16, M-9 firing

Military personnel at Fort McCoy who need sighting and qualification training/firing with M-16 A2 rifles will find additional opportunities at Fort McCoy with the construction of a new range. 
(Story, photo.)


Photo: Sgt. 1st Class Manuel Ortiz of the 238th Maintenance Company of San Antonio sorts his laundry at one of the installation’s new laundry facilities. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Laundry facilities planned in all troop housing areas

Soldiers who are training or stationed at Fort McCoy and have quarters in the cantonment have or will have opportunities in the near future to do their laundry at facilities within walking distance.  
(Story, photo.)
Photo: Lt. Col. Adam Roth and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Sims, along with the 844th’s color guard, case the unit colors during a farewell ceremony. (Photo by Maj. James Stalder)


844th Task Force bids farewell

On May 25, Maj. Gen. Paul Hamm and Brig. Gen. Jeff Talley, stood to attention as 844th Task Force Soldiers passed by for a final review. It is the last inspection by higher command before they head to the Middle East. (Story, photos.)
Photo: Jim Kerkman, Fort McCoy forester, inspects an ash tree at the installation for signs of pests or disease. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Diligence can help stop tree diseases

June has to be one of the best months of the year; school gets out and there is the promise of a full summer of activities ahead. What can be better than loading up the family vehicle with camping and fishing gear and heading out for a week, or a long weekend of outdoor activities? 
(Story, photos.)

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