FEBRUARY 27, 2009 


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Photo: Soldiers sprint into a village while others provide protective cover fire during an urban warfare training exercise during mobilization preparation. (File Photo)

Photo: Garrison Deputy Commander Lt. Col. Annie Jackson briefs attendees at the Fort McCoy AER kickoff event. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Brigade Combat Team highlights 2008 mobilization training

The highlight of the successful 2008 mobilization effort at Fort McCoy was the mobilization of the 81st Brigade Combat Team, said Col. Bas Oskam, deputy of mobilization. (Story, photos.)



AER Kickoff Event sets 
stage for campaign

Senior Fort McCoy leaders attended the Army Emergency Relief Campaign kickoff event at the Army Community Service center Feb. 19. (Story, photo.)



Photo: Vernell Glenn of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Financial Aid Office talks about student financial aid sources at a Fort McCoy workshop. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Workshop explains financial 
aid availability

College or university costs may be expensive for many families, but there are steps parents and students can take now to help make education more affordable, according to personnel from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Financial Aid Office.  (Story, photo.)
Photo: Lt. Col. David Schlaack, a Fort McCoy dentist, shows children how to brush their teeth, while Staff Sgt. Michelle Housen (left) and Candace Hendersin watch. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Children learn about 
proper dental care

Children in the Fort McCoy Child Development Center Preschool Class learned firsthand from Fort McCoy dental personnel the importance of having healthy teeth at a dental fair presentation during National Children’s Dental Health Month in February.  (Story, photo.)
Photo: Thomas Harris, the assistant director of the Multicultural Student Services at UW-La Crosse, speaks during Fort McCoy’s observance of Black History Month. (Photo by Allen Harding)


Black History speaker 
shares experiences

Knowing and learning about your history and talking about it reveals opportunities you have to seek social justice and make things better for everybody, said Thomas Harris. (Story, photo.)

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