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                                                                     MARCH 28, 2008 


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Photo: A view of the area where the new biomedical and classroom project for Regional Training Site-Medical will be constructed. The project is expected to be completed  in 2009. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Photo: Staff Sgt. Quincy Glover (left) closely watches an overturned Soldier begin his escape from an overturned Humvee during HEAT classes. Glover is the HEAT assistant NCOIC. (Photo by Tom Michele)
RTS-Medical to add biomedical/classroom facilities

A two-phase project consisting of new biomedical maintenance/ classroom facilities has been approved to support the Regional Training Site-Medical training mission. (Story, photo.)


Mobilized Soldiers learn Humvee rollover escape techniques

Kentucky Army National Guard Soldiers are very used to the rolling hills of their home state - used to maneuvering on the slopes, which can be steep, slippery, soft, and perilous. (Story, photos.)



Photo: Spc. Joseph Johnson from Company B of the 201st Engineer Battalion, a Kentucky Army National Guard unit, fires an MK-19 Grenade Launcher at Range 26. The unit is conducting mobilization training at Fort McCoy. (Photo by Tom Michele)


Range safety briefing available online to Soldiers

Military units or other personnel planning to use ranges or training areas at Fort McCoy during upcoming training now can use the Internet or compact discs to get up to speed on safety information before coming to the installation. (Story, photo.)
Photo: Pvt. Prince Brumfield (foreground) and Spc. Amaris Harris of the 427th Medical Logistics Company, work on making prescription eyeglasses. (Photo by Tom Michele)


Reserve unit conducts pre-mobilization medical training

"We have to make sure we have all of the medical supplies necessary to take care of Soldier patients to get them back to the battlefield as soon as possible or back to a rear area combat support hospital," said Master Sgt. Lanita Thomas. 
(Story, photo.)
Photo: Fort McCoy Installation Commander  Col. Derek J. Sentinella addresses a Newcomers Orientation session, which included personnel  from Regional Training Center-North. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Newcomers Orientation introduces personnel to Fort McCoy

Newcomers to the Fort McCoy community are encouraged to attend a Newcomers Orientation held the second Wednesday of each month from 8 a.m.-noon at Army Community Service, building 2111 South 8th Ave.  The orientation is free and available to both military and civilian personnel in the Fort McCoy work force and their families. (Story, photo.)

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