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                                                                     MAY 9, 2008 


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Photo: Garrison Commander Col. David E. Chesser (right) answers questions from Paul Medinger of Tomah Newspapers during a tour of an unrenovated barracks at  Fort McCoy. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

Photo: Inside the Virtual Route Clearance Trainer, Spc. George Maness has his hands on the Buffalo steering wheel, Staff Sgt. Jason Sanchez works the remote control of the crane while instructor Jason Algarin watches as the trio "drives" along a street in Iraq. (Photo by Tom Michele)

McCoy barracks facilities 
undergo inspection

Barracks facilities used to house Soldiers living and training at Fort McCoy are being upgraded as quickly as possible, said Garrison Commander Col. David E. Chesser. (Story, photos.)



Virtual Route Clearance Trainer teaches tactics to troops

The Virtual Route Clearance Trainer, the only one in existence, will be at McCoy through August. It was first put into operation in November 2007 at Fort Hood,  Texas. (Story, photo.)




Photo: Staff Sgt. Jennifer Baker (left), places a patient's blood sample into a testing machine. Medical Technician Wendy Schultz and Medical Lab NCO Staff Sgt. Antoine Ferrus, also are pictured. (Photo by Tom Michele)

Fort McCoy medical lab personnel support Soldiers medical needs, care

"Making sure Soldiers are physically healthy and ready to perform their missions," is the way Staff Sgt. Jennifer Baker explained the importance of the medical laboratory at the Troop Medical Clinic at Fort McCoy. (Story, photo.)



Photo: Contractors meet with Fort McCoy personnel to talk about a new Child Development Center to be built on post. (Photo by Rob Schuette) New Child Development Center facility to be built at Fort McCoy

A new Child Development Center facility has been approved for Fort McCoy and is scheduled to be completed in 2009.  
(Story, photos.)



Photo: Pictured with the symbolic volunteer savings check is ACS Director Becky Wapp Sawyer, AVCC David Blakeman, Garrison Commander Col. David  E. Chesser and 18 of the 23 volunteers honored at the 2008 Commander's Volunteer Recognition Banquet. (Photo by Julie Gran) Volunteers honored at recognition dinner, ceremony

Volunteers being recognized at a Fort McCoy Volunteer Recognition Banquet presented Garrison Commander Col. David E. Chesser with a symbolic $92,750 check for services provided during 2007.  (Story, photo.)



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