April 10, 2009 


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Photo: Command Sgt. Maj. Leon E. Caffie, the Command Sergeant Major of the Army Reserve, speaks to graduates of the NCO Academy Warrior Leader Course at Fort McCoy. (Photo by Val Hyde)

Photo: Capt. Robert Diorio (left) interviews Sgt. Gregg Bryson at the Fort McCoy Soldier Readiness Center. Bryson of the 221st Ordnance Disposal Company was demobilizing at Fort McCoy with his unit. (Photo by Tom Michele)

CSM Caffie speaks to NCO Academy Warrior Leader Course

Soldiers transitioning from the lower enlisted ranks to becoming a noncommissioned officer are among the most important people in the Army as they prepare to lead the organization into the future, said Command Sgt. Maj. Leon E. Caffie. (Story, photos.)


Medical personnel ensure troops can complete missions

Whether it is a Soldier going through the paperwork process prior to being deployed overseas, or the Soldier is returning from in-theater to go home to civilian life, the Fort McCoy Soldier Readiness Center Medical Section plays an integral role to ensure Soldiers successfully complete their missions. (Story, photo.)


Photo: Soldiers from the 844th Engineer Battalion fire on a Fort McCoy range during training to prepare for upcoming mobilization training. (Photo by Lt. Col. Adam Roth)


Tennessee-based engineer battalion at McCoy to prepare 
for deployment

In late March, the Sky Soldiers of the 844th Engineer Battalion, an Army Reserve unit with headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn., arrived at Fort McCoy to commence their pre- and post-mobilization training. 
(Story, photo.)
Photo: An exterior view of the General Purpose Warehouse in Fort McCoy’s 400 block. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


General Purpose Warehouse opens

Garrison organizations that have warehouse operations are settling into a new General Purpose Warehouse facility in Fort McCoy’s 400 block. (Story, photos.)
Photo: Sgt. Paul Mattl of the Wisconsin State Patrol shows the search-and-detection prowess of his K-9 partner, Ella, to personnel at the 2008 Fort McCoy open house. The dog is scheduled to be at the 2009 open house May 16. (File Photo)


McCoy Open House activities 
set for May 16

Fort McCoy will host its annual Armed Forces Day Open House Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. rain or shine. The event is open to the public. Admission and parking are free. (Story, photo.)

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