May 8, 2009 


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Photo: Soldiers in an ammunition handler class conducted by the 13th Battalion, 100th Regiment train on moving ammunition. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Photo: Fort McCoy Food Service managers Tony Powell and Karyl Habeck, both of Austin and Associates, and Nancy Sendlenski-Harvey inspect a new hot food serving line. (Photo by Tom Michele)

13th, 100th to add more ammunition handling courses

Initial preparation is under way for an Army Reserve Ordnance training unit at Fort McCoy to increase its ammunition military occupational specialty course training. (Story, photos.)



Improved food service area available to Soldiers at COLs

When mobilizing Soldiers filed into the Contingency Operating Location (COL) Freedom food service area April 16, the first day of breakfast and dinner being served at the COL this year, they received their food on two new food serving lines. (Story, photo.


Photo: Soldiers inspect the interior of the new male shower changing structure at Fort McCoy’s Contingency Operation Location Freedom. (Photo by Tom Michele)

New shower point structures improve Soldiers' quality of life at COLs

Sgt. Maj. Oscar Kelly helped put the shingles on the roof and the siding on the exterior of the new male shower changing structure at Contingency Operating Location Freedom. (Story, photo.)



Photo: A Soldier with the 844th Engineer Battalion places the new 926th Engineer Brigade patch on his uniform during the patch ceremony. (Photo by Tom Michele) Engineer unit holds new patch ceremony

Slapping a Velcro-backed major unit patch on the left sleeve of a Soldier’s Army Combat Uniform is a simple task and procedure. It takes about 10 seconds and is an occasional task for many Soldiers. (Story, photos.)



Chris Geysbeek (left) of the “Save a Life Tour” gives a Wisconsin ChalleNGe Academy cadet instructions about how to navigate on a driving simulator. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

'Save a Life Tour' aims to prevent drinking, driving

Students, cadets and members of the Fort McCoy community learned, reviewed and experienced how drinking and driving don’t mix during a "Save a Life Tour" event April 27 at Fort McCoy.  (Story, photos.)


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