NOVEMBER 12, 2010 



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PHOTO: Humvees and tractor-trailers of the 197th Fires Brigade pull up to Fort McCoy’s Contingency Operating Location Freedom gates, ready for crossing/convoy missions. Photo by Tom Michele
Mobilizing unit conducts border-crossing training

Conducting simulated international border crossings was a highlight of the 197th Fires Brigade mobilization training at Fort McCoy in October, and a new aspect of training at the installation.
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PHOTO: Fort McCoy’s FY 2011 Army Family Action Plan Conference participants discuss an issue. Photo by Rob Schuette

Annual AFAP Conference addresses Fort McCoy issues

The Army Family Action Plan is a program that provides the Total Army Family a way to let leadership know what is working, what isn’t, and what needs improvement when it comes to their quality of life or standard of living.
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PHOTO: A guest at the Sportsman’s Range Grand Opening Oct. 30 tries out the rifle range at the new facility. Photo by Jobi Spolum
Sportsman’s Range facility Grand Opening, held Oct. 30

Approximately 200 people attended the Fort McCoy Sportsman’s Range Grand Opening, held Oct. 30.
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PHOTO: Aaron Fisher (left) and Mike Ravet of BSA/LB&B McCoy Joint Venture Public Works load recyclable material they collected on a truck for processing. Photo by Rob Schuette
McCoy recycled 42 percent of waste stream in FY 2010

Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 marked the third consecutive year Fort McCoy has recycled more than 40 percent of its waste stream, according to Michael Miller.
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PHOTO: PHOTO: The members of the 2010 Fort McCoy Army Ten-Miler team, which placed third at the Army event Oct. 24, were (left to right)  Marisol Hernandez, Jeremy Loney, Harry Twells, Louis Steffes and David Zeichert. Contributed photo


McCoy Army Ten-Miler team takes 3rd place

A steady performance by Fort McCoy’s Army Ten-Miler team, where all five runners finished within 24 minutes of each other, propelled the team to a third-place finish out of 34 Army Reserve Mixed teams at the Oct. 24 competition in Washington, D.C.
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