Fort McCoy News March 25, 2016

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Photo: Soldiers with the 312th Horizontal Engineer Company of Duluth, Minn., and Hurley, Wis., and the 461st Vertical Engineer Company of Fargo, N.D., load railcars with Army equipment bound for overseas contingency operations March 16 at the Fort McCoy rail yard.

Rail movement

Soldiers with the 312th Horizontal Engineer Company of Duluth, Minn., and Hurley, Wis., and the 461st Vertical Engineer Company of Fargo, N.D., load railcars with Army equipment bound for overseas contingency operations March 16 at the Fort McCoy rail yard.

Rail operations at the installation are managed by the Logistics Readiness Center Transportation Division, which in March has coordinated the loading of Army equipment on more than 500 railcars.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Photo: Soldiers attending the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy's Basic Leader Course (BLC) receive a morning safety briefing during field training for the course in early March.

Class briefing

Soldiers attending the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Academy's Basic Leader Course (BLC) receive a morning safety briefing during field training for the course in early March.

BLC provides training for Army NCOs based on the current contemporary operational environment and reinforces all small-unit tactics, techniques, and procedures. The course also incorporates recent lessons learned, battle drills, and Army Warrior Tasks.

Photo by Master Sgt. Kenneth Busko

Photo: Soldiers with the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 457th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Company complete maintenance on a tactical vehicle during training at Fort McCoy March 8. The unit is based in Hartford, Wis.

Equipment maintenance

Soldiers with the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 457th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Company complete maintenance on a tactical vehicle during training at Fort McCoy March 8. The unit is based in Hartford, Wis.

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