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                                                                     MAY 23, 2008 


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Photo: The RTC-North color guard presents the American flag and the RTC-North flag during a reflagging/repatching ceremony. (Photo by Bill Kern)

Photo: Personnel from the 1st Battalion, 101st Field Artillery Regiment of Massachusetts fire their howitzers at Fort McCoy. (Photo by Billy Cargile)

RTC-North reflags, prepares for 
premob troop influx

Soldiers from Regional Training Center-North held a reflagging and repatching ceremony May 9 at Fort McCoy Parade Field 1 to commemorate the activation of the organization. 
(Story, photos, related story.)


Massachusetts field artillery unit conducts training at Fort McCoy

Moving through the Live-Fire Shoot House, kicking in doors, shooting targets and sounding off was the order of the day during extended combat training for the 1st Battalion, 101st Field Artillery Regiment of the Massachusetts Army National Guard. (Story, photos.)

Photo: Students sharpen their convoy skills on the Virtual Convoy Operations Training computer software system at the Wisconsin Military Academy. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


WMA teaches reserve- component Soldiers convoy tactics

Army National Guard and Reserve Soldiers honed their convoy skills during a walk-, crawl- and run-training program held in May at the Wisconsin Military Academy at Fort McCoy. (Story, photos.)
Photo: Barb Stafslien, a certified nurse practitioner for OHNO, helps a customer fit ear plugs at the Health and Wellness Fair. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Expanded medical services available at Occupational Health Nursing Office

Civilian and military personnel in the Fort McCoy community needing medical treatment support will benefit from additional job responsibilities being assumed by the installation's Occupational Health Nursing Office nurse. (Story, photo, related story.)
Photo: Youth attending the Fort McCoy Open House enjoyed camouflage face painting, getting dog tags, filling sand bags and viewing military equipment and exhibits. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


Open House offers glimpse of military life, history

People from throughout the area and the region came to experience the military and its history at Fort McCoy's annual Armed Forces Day Open House May 17. 
(Story, photos.)

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