The Real McCoy Online logo

                                                                     JANUARY 25, 2008


News Notes Navigation Button.
Facility Hours Navigation Button.
Search Navigation Button.
View Past Issues Navigation Button.
About The Real McCoy Navigation Button.
Contact Us Navigation Button.
Weather Procedures Navigation Button.
Fort McCoy Home Page Navigation Button.
Army Wide News Navigation Button.
Defense Link Navigation Button.

Photo: Installation Command Sergeant Major Command Sgt. Maj.  M. Kevin Dubois addresses the audience at the annual Fort McCoy Range and Training Coordination Conference. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Photo: Operation Warrior Trainer personnel and members of the First Army SARG qualify with .50-caliber machine guns at Fort McCoy ranges. (Photo by Spc. Jacob H. Probst)

Range, Training conference 
draws hundreds to McCoy

Even snow and the prospect of temperatures steadily declining to the below zero range in the following days did not prevent several hundred military personnel from attending the annual Range and Training Coordination Conference Jan. 17 at Fort McCoy. (Story, photos.)



First Army SARG to deliver primary marksmanship training assistance

They come from many types of units: engineer, postal, medical and infantry. Soldiers with real-life experience join together to form a team of weapons-systems trainers for mobilizing Soldiers - the Fort McCoy First Army Small Arms Readiness Group. (Story, photos.)



Photo: Fort McCoy AFAP delegates, including DA AFAP delegates Lt. Col. Kirkland Diehl and  Master Sgt. Christine Tron, discuss an issue at the installation's AFAP Conference. (File Photo)


AFAP delegates help Army work quality-of-life issues

Fort McCoy's delegates to the December Department of the Army Army Family Action Plan helped their counterparts from other installations/ organizations work through issues that affect the entire Army. (Story, photo.)
Photo: Students in a Light-Wheeled Vehicle Maintenance Class train on torque-geared hub and spindle-bearing replacement. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


RTS-Maintenance teaches light-wheeled mechanic MOS

Soldiers taking the light-wheeled mechanic military occupational specialty course at Regional Training Site- Maintenance at Fort McCoy discovered that wintertime provides many good training opportunities. (Story, photos.)
Photo: Personnel from the Fort McCoy community review federal income tax provisions during VITA training at Fort McCoy. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Tax help available for military 
at McCoy VITA Center

Last-minute changes or continuations approved by the U.S. Congress were among the topics that personnel who will help staff the Fort McCoy Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center gained expertise in while completing their training/certification process. (Story, photo, sidebar.)

                                                     ADDITIONAL NEWS: