FEBRUARY 13, 2009 


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Photo: Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col. David E. Chesser makes a point at a garrison work force briefing. (Photo by Val Hyde)

Photo: Medical Simulation Training Center instructor Jim Jeleniowski explains operations to dignitaries during the facility’s ribbon-cutting opening ceremony. (Photo by Tom Michele)

Commander's briefing stresses 
training support efforts

Fort McCoy’s relevance in support of the Army’s training mission has never been higher, and its future looks extremely bright, said Garrison Commander Col. David E. Chesser during a Commander’s Briefing to the Garrison Work Force Jan. 22. (Story, photo.)


Medical Simulation Training Center opens new era of
pre-deployment training

Medical officers used a ceremonial scissors to cut the ribbon and open a new era in cutting-edge technology at the Medical Simulation Training Center at Fort McCoy Jan. 23. (Story, photos.)


Photo: Mitzi Hinton, an Army Career Alumni Program counselor and Army Reserve sergeant major, assists Soldiers from 109th Medical Battalion during demobilization. (Photo by Tom Michele)


Demobilization steps help 
Soldiers readjust to civilian life

Demobilization is the magic moment when a mobilized reserve-component Soldier comes home and steps off the aircraft to restart their civilian life. (Story, photo.)
Photo: Spc. Valencia Wilson (foreground) and Sgt. Phil Padlan inspect produce items at the Fort McCoy Commissary. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Veterinary food inspectors ensure food sold, served at McCoy is safe

Food consumed, issued and sold in government facilities at Fort McCoy is the safest in the area and among the safest in the country, said food safety officials at Fort McCoy. (Story, photo.)
Photo: Personnel from the Fort McCoy Joint Venture Public Works and Directorate of Emergency Services position a barrier near Gate 5, the Sparta Gate. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Procedures changing at 
Gates 5, 15

New procedures at Fort McCoy gates that are used to access and leave the installation have been implemented to increase the security for the installation’s work force, said Kathie Kirkpatrick of the Fort McCoy Directorate of Emergency Services. (Story, photo.)

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