JUNE 25, 2010



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PHOTO: Medical personnel participate in a medical tactical lane scenario where they remove a victim from a vehicle damaged by an explosion. Photo by Rob Schuette
Medical units tackle
real-life scenarios

Unit personnel participating in a two-week training session at Fort McCoy developed their medical and Soldier skills to prepare for any future mission they may receive.
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PHOTO: Finance Soldiers participate in the Diamond Saber exercise at Fort McCoy. The training helped enhance Soldier readiness. Photo by Spc. Scott D. Matheson

Diamond Saber increases finance unit readiness

More than 600 Soldiers from throughout the United States gathered at Fort McCoy for two weeks in late May and early June to take part in the seventh annual Diamond Saber exercise
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PHOTO: Lt. Col. Panayiotis Ellinas discusses the effects of anthrax on the general public to the participants of the Red Dragon exercise at a Fort McCoy facility. Contributed photo
Red Dragon trains Soldiers For emergency response

U.S. Army Reserve units from the 335th Signal Command (Theater), East Point, Ga., along with federal, state, and local agencies are participating in Exercise Red Dragon 2010, which began June 12.
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PHOTO: Soldiers from the 724th Engineer Battalion engage with “local Iraqi leaders” to discuss security concerns during a training mission at Fort McCoy as part of their pre-deployment training to Iraq. Photo by Master Sgt. Timothy Grandy
Language training supports Soldiers’ missions

When someone thinks of a location to replicate Iraq or Afghan culture, Fort McCoy might not be the first place that would come to mind.
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PHOTO: Maj. Gen. Glenn J. Lesniak (left) and Staff Sgt. Curtis Johnson cut a ceremonial cake at Constitution Park held to observe the Army’s 235th birthday during the Army Birthday event at Fort McCoy. Photo by Rob Schuette McCoy celebrates
235th Army Birthday

Soldiers and members of the Fort McCoy community gathered June 11 at Constitution Park to help celebrate the U.S. Army’s 235th birthday.
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