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                                                                     JUNE 27, 2008 


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Photo: Engineer Soldiers work on the foundation for a classroom/administrative facility at Young Air Assault Strip. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Photo: Personnel form the Army, Navy and Marines run a triage during Global Medic training. (Photo by Bill Kern)

IRC work benefits installation, Soldiers

Engineer personnel spent a busy three-week extended combat training tour at Fort McCoy completing Installation Related Construction projects that will benefit military personnel training at Fort McCoy for years to come. (Story, photos.

Combat support hospitals make difference for Soldiers

All Soldiers know their weapon is their lifeline in a war zone. But it's a combat support hospital that can make the difference between life and death when the enemy's weapons find a Soldier, whether it's small-arms fire or improvised explosive devices. (Story, photo.)



Photo: Cashier Spc. Angela N. Macklin, 210th Finance Management Center Military Pay NCOIC Sgt. Everett T. Smith, 230th Finance Management Company, and Military Pay Spc. Natasha P. Lindsey,  230th, submit pay inquiries during the Diamond Saber exercise. (Photo by lst. Lt. Chris Dunphy)


Finance exercise boosts Soldiers' skills for deployment

The Army's largest finance exercise began its second phase at Fort McCoy June 10. Diamond Saber gathered approximately 700 finance Soldiers in a multicomponent, real-world two week training exercise designed to simulate conditions Soldiers will encounter when they deploy. 
(Story, photo.)
Photo: Pfc. Dustin Brown of the 341st Engineer Company of Barling, Ark., inserts a needle into the arm of Pvt. Jeffrey Olberding of the 341st during Combat Life Saver training. (Photo by Tom Michele)


Soldiers learn, practice Combat Life Saver techniques

The two most important things a Soldier must know are how to shoot a weapon and then how to perform combat life saver techniques, Master Sgt. Robert Beale said as he watched Soldiers in one of his Combat Life Saver classes go through many medical techniques. 
(Story, photo.)
Photo: Staff Sgt. Cassandra Taylor-Roby (front, left), a Fort McCoy Soldier, sings with the U.S. Army Soldier Show cast during a June 15 performance at the Fort McCoy Rumpel Fitness Center. (Photo by Billy Cargile)


Soldier Show mixes new, traditional entertainment

The cast of the 2008 Army Soldier Show danced and sang their way through an energetic 90-minute show at the Rumpel Fitness Center June 15 despite having been delayed in arrival and setup by the recent flooding in the Midwest. 
(Story, photo feature.)

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