MARCH 27, 2009 


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Photo: Spc. Sean Harschutz (right) and Spc. Howard Pike Jr., MATES technicians, work on a water distribution tanker. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Photo: Sgt. Jack Tente works on a Blue Force Tracker communications system at Fort McCoy. Tente is mobilizing with the 401st Engineer Company of Oklahoma City. (Photo by Tom Michele)

MATES readies equipment 
for training

Maneuver Area Training Equipment Site personnel are busy preparing equipment to be fielded and to be used for upcoming training at Fort McCoy. (Story, photo )



Blue Force Tracker speeds 
Soldier movements

Soldiers learning critical tasks and techniques to best accomplish their mission and do it all safely are learning some of that with the Blue Force Tracker communications system during mobilization training at Fort McCoy.  (Story, photo.)



Photo: Lt. Col. Hal Baird of the Installation Legal Office talks about legal issues with personnel form the 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team during a mobilization briefing. (Photo by Tom Michele) Soldiers have re-employment rights after tours end

Getting their job back when they return to the United States from a tour of active duty is obviously critical in reserve-component Soldiers’ lives. (Story, photo.)


Photo: Pam Johnson of the Fort McCoy Outdoor Recreation staff  checks out the ALIS site at the Pine View Recreation Area. Hunting and fishing licenses, including those from Fort McCoy, now are available for sale on ALIS. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


ALIS to handle hunting, 
fishing process

Individuals participating in Fort McCoy hunting and fishing activities will see a new process when requesting a permit. After a two-year cooperative effort with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Fort McCoy has established procedures to sell hunting and fishing permits through the state’s Automated License Issuance System. (Story, photo.)


Photo: Leon Eric “Kix” Brooks (right) and Ronnie Gene Dunn will perform at Fort McCoy Aug. 28. (Courtesy Photo)

Aug. 28 concert at McCoy features Brooks and Dunn, Lynyrd Skynyrd

It will be a little bit country and a little bit rock ’n’ roll, with a decidedly Southern flavor, at the Army Concert Tour stop Friday, Aug. 28 at Fort McCoy’s Constitution Park. (Story, photos.)

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