Fort McCoy News July 12, 2013


ARMY RESERVE'S BEST WARRIORS COMPETE AT MCCOY

The U.S. Army Reserve Command announced the winners of the 2013 Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition June 28 at the Noncommissioned Officer Academy here.
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MCCOY PERSONNEL HELP DIGITIZE
FORT SHERIDAN CEMETERY RECORDS

Fort McCoy Soldiers conducted work in early June to support the process of verifying and digitizing grave records at the Army cemetery at Fort Sheridan, Ill. (Story, photos.)

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KLAWUNDER ASSUMES COMMAND OF 181ST INFANTRY BRIGADE

Col. Shawn E. Klawunder is the new commander of the 181st Infantry Brigade at Fort McCoy. Klawunder assumed command from outgoing Commander Col. Eric J. Angeli during a June 28 ceremony at Fort McCoy. (Story, photo.)

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DPW DIRECTOR RETIRES AFTER MORE THAN 40 YEARS OF SERVICE AT MCCOY

Fort McCoy's director of the Directorate of Public Works has retired after a career at the installation that spanned more than 40 years. Few people working at the installation have the in-depth perspective of their organization than Darrell Neitzel. (Story, photos.)

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863RD ENGINEER BATTALION HOSTS SAPPER STAKES COMPETITION

Just as the elite infantry Soldier is a Ranger, the elite Army engineer is a Sapper. During Operation Essayons, which was held at the installation in June, the 863rd Engineer Battalion, from Darien, Ill., hosted a Sapper Stakes Competition.
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