JULY 27, 2012 

 

 

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PHOTO: A team leader for the opposing force during the Combat Support Training Exercise, checks each member of his team. Photo by PFC James Bradford
 
Special Forces troops train OPFOR during CSTX

The Combat Support Training Exercise at Fort McCoy is a chance for Soldiers from all over the U.S. to go through training scenarios and hone in on their warrior tasks and battle drills.
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PHOTO: Participants in the Modern Army Combatives Tournament at the 2012 Army Reserve Best Warrior competition. Photo by Timothy Hale
 

Army Reserve Best Warrior selects top NCO, Soldier

The U.S. Army Reserve Command announced the winners of the 2012 Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition July 20 at the American Legion Post in Sparta, Wis.
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PHOTO: Crews from the 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery shoot a rocket from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System. Contributed photo
 
Wisconsin Guard conducts HIMARS training at McCoy

Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers train to gain and maintain skills and
proficiencies during annual training.
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PHOTO: Youth in the Fort McCoy Summer Camp program help remove weeds at the Community Garden on South Post. Photo by Rob Schuette
 
Community Garden grows plants, social interaction

Military Families, Summer Camp participants and gardeners of all skills are pooling their talents and efforts to make this year’s Fort McCoy Community Garden near the South Post Family Housing area a success.
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PHOTO: Signs in front of the Range Management facility and the Fire Department indicate the fire danger for that day. Photo by Rob Schuette
 
McCoy implements Measures to prevent wildfires
 
Measures are in place to protect Fort McCoy from wildfires as the installation experiences a very dry summer. Many neighboring counties and communities have burning bans in effect.
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