APRIL 24, 2009 


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Photo: Range Safety Officer Calvin Marcellis (left) assists Staff Sgt. David Walker of the 464th Quartermaster Company load ammunition during an M-9 live-fire exercise. (Photo by Tom Michele)

Photo: An observer-controller-trainer (right) from the 181st Infantry Brigade evaluates how well a fire team hastily departs a fire area. (File Photo)

Range operations personnel support mobilization training

Fort McCoy’s mobilization range operations employees do more than just observe ammunition being shot down range by mobilizing Soldiers during live-fire training. (Story, photos.)



181st commander: Fort McCoy a great platform for conducting training

Fort McCoy has proven to be a great platform upon which to conduct pre-mobilization through post-mobilization training in support of the Army Force Generation process. (Story, photos.)



Photo: Dennis L. Janusheske and his wife, Sandra (left), talk about donations made to the Fort McCoy History Center with Fort McCoy Public Affairs Officer Linda Fournier (right). (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Artifact donations encouraged to help McCoy celebrate 'A Century of Service'

Fort McCoy’s historical collection of artifacts of the installation’s namesake has grown at an opportune time to help it celebrate "A Century of Service" thanks to a donation from a local Sparta antiques dealer. (Story, photo.)
Photo: Fort McCoy personnel participated in the installation’s Army Family Action Plan Conference (AFAP) and discussed an issue during the October 2008 event. (File Photo)


McCoy issue advances from FORSCOM AFAP to Army level

A Fort McCoy Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) issue about temporary duty/permanent change of station orders for classes longer than 20 weeks was chosen as one of the top five issues at the U.S. Army Forces Command AFAP. (Story, photo.)
Photo: Steve Rood (without hat) and Brad Betthauser, contracted fisheries technicians for  the Fort McCoy Fisheries Program, collect bluegills at Stillwell Lake as part of a fish-population survey. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Fort McCoy fishing season to open Saturday, May 2

The Fort McCoy fishing season will begin Saturday, May 2, and runs concurrent with the Wisconsin general inland fishing season. (Story, photo.)

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