APRIL 08, 2011



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PHOTO: Regional Training Site-Medical students from the 2nd, 137th Infantry train on combat life-saver skills. Photo by Rob Schuette
RTS-Medical provides training for current, future needs

Regional Training Site-Medical is observing 20 years of service at Fort McCoy. Its goals are to provide current medical training needed for missions, including deployment, and to continue to provide relevant unit and Soldier training in the future.
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PHOTO: Deborah Hawkins (foreground) and Colette Burkwalt of the Nonapprorpriated Fund Division of the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center work on a personnel question. Photo by Rob Schuette

CPAC, supports Army Reserve, civilian personnel

Personnel assigned to the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center at Fort McCoy, which is the largest in the Army, take care of the personnel needs of more than 12,000 Army Reserve and federal civilian personnel.
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PHOTO: Jeff Steinbrink fits Pfc. Michael Avant of the 509th Engineer Company with an Improved Outer Tactical Vest at Fort McCoy’s Fixed Issue Point. Photo by Tom Michele
Engineer unit issued new MultiCam uniforms

Some Soldiers training at Fort McCoy preparing to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom are receiving the new MultiCam camouflage pattern Army Combat Uniforms.
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PHOTO: Employees contracted through Future Wood of Hayward, Wis., remove designated lumber from a Fort McCoy site near the Sparta/Fort McCoy Airport. Photo by Rob Schuette
Forestry, LRAM support safety, vegetation diversity

Logging operations at Fort McCoy are planned and managed to benefit both the installation and neighboring communities.
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PHOTO: Sgt. Cameron Brinson aims for the pins at McCoy’s Community Club during league action. Brinson is with the 3rd, 335th Training Support Battalion, 181st Infantry Brigade. Photo by Tom Michele
Bowling a good fit for relaxation, pocketbook
Soldiers, civilians and their Families, while trying to relax, still choose the challenge to take a one-foot diameter hard plastic ball, and roll it at 10 one-foot-high pins 60 feet away, to see how many of those pins they can knock down. And to keep score to see which person in their group topples the most pins.
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