JANUARY 23, 2009 


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Photo: Unit representatives attending Fort McCoy’s Range and Training Coordination Conference listen to information about training opportunities. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Photo: Master Sgt. Dirk Rigsby (left) and Maj. Robert Pilkin study one of the Mobilization Assistance Team’s sync matrix training schedules. Pilkin is the MAT OIC and Rigsby is the MAT NCOIC. (Photo by Tom Michele)

McCoy conference updates units about range, training opportunities

Fort McCoy leadership personnel told unit representatives attending the Training and Coordination Conference Jan. 15 that they will continue to be the installation of choice to meet their training needs for the 2009 training season. (Story, photos.)


Mobilization Assistance Team eases units' preparations

Before mobilizing units and their Soldiers even set foot on Fort McCoy, they are already under the guidance, leadership and training of Fort McCoy’s Mobilization Assistance Team. (Story, photo.)



Photo: Greg Shattuck of the McCoy Joint Venture Public Works examines one of the compact fluorescent light bulbs the installation will use to replace older incandescent bulbs. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Donated light bulbs to help improve energy conservation

Buildings at Fort McCoy will become more energy-efficient through a donation of 10,000 new compact fluorescent light bulbs. (Story, photo.)
Photo: A view of the Army Community Service Resource Library, which offers information about readiness. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Army Community Service Resource Library offers readiness information

Members of the Fort McCoy community who want information about readiness issues for Soldiers, civilian employees and their families are welcome to come to the Army Community Service Center where the Resource Library has a wide variety of materials available with relevant information. (Story, photo.)
Photo: Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company conduct flexibility exercises during a physical fitness training session at Rumpel Fitness Center. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Preparation helps prevent injuries, accidents during winter

With winter in full force in Wisconsin, members of the Fort McCoy work force are encouraged to take steps to ensure their safety, said installation safety representatives attending the quarterly Safety and Occupational Health Advisory Council meeting Jan. 13. (Story, photos.)

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