JUNE 22, 2012 

 

 

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PHOTO: Warrior Exercise 2012. Photo by Sgt. Timothy Popp
 
WAREX 2012 prepares Soldiers for future missions

Warrior Exercise  2012 began at Fort McCoy June 9 and will run through June 29. The 86th Training Division of Fort McCoy, is in command of the exercise for the first time.
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PHOTO: A briefing is held for the international accreditation team about the Fort McCoy Fire Department operations. Photo by Rob Schuette
 

Fire Department works toward accreditation

The Fort McCoy Fire Department has completed nearly all requirements necessary to become one of the very few Army Fire Departments to earn international fire department accreditation.
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PHOTO: Soldiers perform a variety of roles and functions during Diamond Saber 2012. Photo by Maj. John Reynolds
 
Finance exercise prepares troops for future missions

Finance units participating in the Diamond Saber Exercise at Fort McCoy trained on the latest techniques and systems and with personnel they may work with during future deployments. The exercise was held June 3-16.
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PHOTO: he Army Birthday cake is cut at the June 14 Army Birthday event. Photo by Rob Schuette
 
McCoy celebrates Army’s 237th Birthday June 14

Fort McCoy helped the Army celebrate its 237th birthday June 14 with an event that included the traditional cake-cutting, a history of the Army’s creation and the installation’s Army Birthday celebrations, and a number of Morale, Welfare and Recreation events.
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PHOTO: Best Warrior competitors run the two-mile portion of the Army Physical Fitness Training event. Photo by Spc. Lindsey Schulte
 
McCoy site of Regional Best Warrior competition
 
Soldiers from all over the United States gathered at the installation from June 4-8 for the chance to claim the coveted title of 2012 Regional Best Warrior.
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