JANUARY 9, 2009 


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Photo: Tom Sayer and Pam Jones of the McCoy Joint Venture Public Works Sign Shop place a sign at the Main Gate honoring the 100th anniversary of Fort McCoy. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Photo: Curtis Silsby of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security Range Section clears snow from a target on Range 2. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Fort McCoy to commemorate 100 years of service in 2009

Fort McCoy will commemorate its 100th anniversary (1909-2009), with special activities and events throughout the year. (Story, photo.)




Ranges, facilities readied to support 2009 training needs

Troops coming to Fort McCoy in 2009 and in the coming years will have additional ranges and facilities to support their training, whether it is for mobilization, predeployment or extended combat training. (Story, photos.)



Photo: Sgt. Maj. Robert Bennett (right) treats a leg wound on a mannequin. Bennett of the 370th Medical Group of Columbia, Ohio, was at McCoy working on a site survey for an upcoming medical exercise. Combat Medic Instructor James Jeleniowski watches Bennettís training. (Photo by Tom Michele)


Soldiers train on mannequins to improve medical skills

Emergency Care Simulators bite the bullet at Fort McCoy so Soldiers donít have to. (Story, photos.)
Photo: Lt. Col. Christoper Aycock (right) helps cadet Anthony Koger-Plein with a mathematics problem. (Photo by Paul Meinke)


Officers help ChalleNGe Academy cadets

Two cadets in the Wisconsin ChalleNGe Academy 22-week resident course at Fort McCoy can thank two Soldiers for the improvement they showed in their academic studies. (Story, photos.)
Photo: Members of the Fort McCoy Commissary and Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS) staff pose with the Campbellís certificate points the Commissary won in a contest and donated to CYSS. From left to right (front row) are Dana Storkel and Chelsea Doyle, CYSS: (back row) Jessica Pfaff, Commissary, Cincotta Faye, Steph Preston and Cori Yahnke, CYSS, and Steve Brown, Fort McCoy Commissary store manager. (Photo by Jobi Spolum)


Commissary contest win supports installation CYSS program

Youth in the Fort McCoy Child, Youth & School Services program will get additional educational aids to support their learning activities with the donation of more than 24,000 Campbellís certificate points. (Story, photo.)

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