FEBRUARY 24, 2012 



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PHOTO: Officer Larry Huissen of the Fort McCoy Directorate of Emergency Services Police Department interacts with a motorist at the Main Gate. Photo by Rob Schuette
McCoy access limited to Main Gate, Gate 20, begins March 1

Beginning Thursday, March 1, access to the cantonment area at Fort McCoy will be limited to the Main Gate and Gate 20.
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 PHOTO: Noncommissioned officers from 1st Battalion, 310th Infantry conduct familiarization training on the M2 .50-caliber machine gun. File photo.

181st Infantry Brigade now a ‘remote training brigade’

Soldiers from the 181st Infantry Brigade continue to support training requirements for deploying units off post, while meeting their unit training requirements and supporting selected installation training at Fort McCoy.
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PHOTO: Master Resilience Trainer students listen to  Lt. Col. Maureen Wiegl, the National Guard Bureau’s division chief of Soldier and Family support. Photo by 1st Sgt. Vaughn R. Larson
Wisconsin Guard celebrates resilience training milestone

The 1,000th National Guard master resilience trainer has graduated from the National Guard MRT Training Center-Wisconsin, located in the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s Wisconsin Military Academy at Fort McCoy.
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PHOTO: Greg Shattuck (right) checks the lighting in the office space of Kay White. Photo by Rob Schuette
Reducing lighting can save energy, money

Organizations at Fort McCoy that would like to help the installation save energy are encouraged to volunteer for a light-bulb-reduction project by contacting the Directorate of Public Works.

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PHOTO: Archaeologist Tim Dahlen sorts through artifacts recovered during field work in 2011. Photo by Rob Schuette
Archaeologists evaluate data from 2011 field work

Although winter has brought the outdoor research/excavation work to a standstill, Fort McCoy’s archaeologists continue to perform important data analysis and provide input to installation programs and to the surrounding communities and state officials.
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