OCTOBER 23, 2009 


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Photo: As part of a live-fire exercise, Soldiers carry a simulated casualty on a litter away from their convoy and along a Fort McCoy range in preparation for a helicopter evacuation. The Soldiers from the 401st Engineer Company, an Oklahoma City Army Reserve unit, were preparing at the installation to deploy to support Operation Iraqi Freedom. (File photo)

Photo: Joanne Kemp, OHNO Health Technician, prepares supplies to be used for the flu immunizations for civilian employees at Fort McCoy. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

FY 2009 training totals
near 106,000 mark

Fort McCoy trained nearly 106,000 personnel during fiscal year (FY 2009), which ended Sept. 30. The installation has trained more than 100,000 personnel annually since 1984.
(Story, photos.)



McCoy civilian employees can get flu immunizations through OHNO

Fort McCoy civilian employees, including tenant organizations and contractors, are welcome to get a “free” influenza immunization at upcoming clinics in October and November, sponsored by the Occupational Health Nursing Office. Insurance companies will not be billed. (Story, photo.)


Photo: Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz (center), Chief, Army Reserve, takes a two-star flag from West Point Cadet Matthew Talley (left). Stultz then gave the flag to newly promoted Maj. Gen. Jeffrey W, Talley, 84th Training Command (Unit Readiness) commander. (Photo by Master Sgt. Christina Steiner)


84th commander gets pinned
by Chief, of the Army Reserve

FORT KNOX, Ky. — The 84th Training Command (Unit Readiness) Commander Maj. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley was personally pinned his new rank by the Chief of the Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz Sept. 26 at Fort Knox, Ky., the dual headquarters of the 84th Training Command. The 84th also is located at Fort McCoy. 
(Story, photo.)


Photo: 3rd HBCT main body troop departures began in early October as 3,600 Soldiers started a yearlong deployment to Iraq. The brigade will be responsible for advising Iraqi security forces. (Photo by Vince Little)


3rd HBCT from Fort Benning, Ga., leaves for 4th Iraq rotation

FORT BENNING, Ga. — The 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team’s main body left for Iraq in a wave of departures in early October.
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Photo: The members of Fort McCoy’s Army Ten-Miler team pose with their second-place trophy. Team members are: (bottom row) Master Sgt. Misty Brown and Sgt. 1st Class Marisol Hernandez; (top row) Sgt. 1st Class Jon Fredach, Maj. Ricky Utley and Master Sgt. Leslie Gutttenberg. (Contributed photo)


McCoy Army Ten-Miler
team finishes 2nd

The Fort McCoy Army Ten-Miler team placed second in the Reserve Mixed category earlier this month in Washington, D.C. Overall, the five-Soldier team placed in the upper 12 percent of more than 21,300 runners in the Oct. 4 race.
(Story, photos.)

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