FEBRUARY 22, 2013



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PHOTO: A Battlestaff Noncommissioned Officer Course instructor answers students’ questions. Photo by Rob Schuette
NCO Academy opens new classroom facility

Battlestaff Noncommissioned Officer Course students at Fort McCoy helped christen in a new training era at the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy.
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PHOTO: Members of B Battery of the 1st Battalion, 143rd Field Artillery fire a new 155 mm howitzer. Photo by Rob Schuette

Artillery unit trains with new howitzer

With a limited window of opportunity to train on a recently fielded field artillery howitzer before deployment, members of a California Army National Guard unit found the instruction and training environment at Fort McCoy ideally suited for their requirements.
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PHOTO: Maj. Gen. Karen E. LeDoux (second from right) assumes command of the 88th Regional Support Command. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Osvaldo Sanchez
LeDoux takes command of  88th Rsc from berry
Maj. Gen. Karen E. LeDoux assumed command of the 88th Regional Support Command from Brig. Gen. Alton G. Berry during a change of command ceremony at Fort McCoy, Wis., Feb. 9.

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PHOTO: The Found Property custodian catalogs and stores lost items that are found at the installation. Photo by Geneve N. Mankel
Police Department searches for owners of lost property

Lost items found at Fort McCoy can be turned in to the Fort McCoy Police Department Found Property custodian.
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PHOTO: Col. Eric J. Angeli, 181st Infantry Brigade commander, congratulates Soldiers at the brigade's retirement ceremony. Photo by Capt. Rob Lodewick
Combined service of retiring NCOs exceeds 100 years
More than 103 years of service to the nation culminated Feb. 8 with a retirement ceremony honoring four noncommissioned officers and their Families from the 181st Infantry Brigade, which is a tenant organization at Fort McCoy.
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