JULY 08, 2011



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PHOTO: A Caiman-led convoy pulls up to a Contingency Operating Location Liberty entry control point. Photo by Tom Michele
Minnesota Guard’s 1st, 34th BCT trains for deployment

Convoys with five to eight tactical vehicles maneuvered along routes throughout Fort McCoy as part of mobilization training for the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division. The 1st, 34th is a Minnesota Army National Guard unit.

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PHOTO:Staff Sgt. Conrad Nazar marches along during the 10-kilometer road march. Photo by Spc. Lindsey A. Schulte

NCO Academy instructor
Best Warrior runner-up

Grueling. Effortful. Formidable. Of the approximately 200,000 words in the English dictionary — nearly one word for each Soldier in the U. S. Army Reserve — these are some of the words that just begin to describe what 43 Soldiers recently experienced in their quest for excellence.

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PHOTO: Lodging employees Julia Benish (right) and Judy Rafajko check in Lt. Col. Brian Mulcahy of the Iowa National Guard at building 51. Photo by Rob Schuette
Fort McCoy Lodging receives top-level award

Fort McCoy visitors who use the installation’s Lodging facilities are staying in one of the best lodging operations in the Army.

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PHOTO: Regional Training Center-Central personnel help Reserve Soldiers conducting premobilization training on M-9 pistols on Range 100 at Fort McCoy. File photo
Range briefings help units maximize training time

Units training at Fort McCoy looking to maximize their mission time and accomplishments are encouraged to attend the training coordination briefing at 9 a.m. weekdays in building 2954.

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PHOTO: Cast members of the U.S. Army Soldier Show perform the opening number  "Lights, Action, Soldier Show." Photo by Allan Harding
Soldier Show Honors support of troops around the world
About 600 people, including a contingent from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, a Minnesota Army National Guard unit, witnessed the lively music, colorful presentations and professionalism of the June 25 U.S. Army Soldier Show at Fort McCoy.

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