JUNE 24, 2011



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PHOTO: A ribbon-cutting marks the opening of 23 South Post military Family housing units at Fort McCoy. Photo by Allan Harding
23 new housing units open on South Post

Military Family housing at Fort McCoy reached a 40-year high as a ribbon-cutting to mark the completion and opening of 23 units was held June 16 on South Post.

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PHOTO: Army Reserve firefighters from the 294th, 379th and 493rd Engineer Detachments train. Photo by Rob Schuette

Military firefighters hone skills with McCoy training

Army Reserve firefighters filled their two weeks at Fort McCoy in June with training, including assisting with a prescribed burn on South Post.
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PHOTO: Work continues on the Squaw Lake dam. Photo by Rob Schuette
Squaw Lake dam project to improve recreation

Fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities at Fort McCoy’s Squaw Lake will improve with the installation of a new dam and spillway.
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PHOTO: Chaplain (Brig. Gen.) Patrick Dolan celebrates Mass at Fort McCoy. Photo by Tom Michele
Pentagon priest celebrates Mass with 34th BCT

Chaplain (Brig. Gen.) Patrick Dolan’s message to 34th Brigade Combat Team Soldiers was that the unit’s senior leadership personally cares about their Soldiers.

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PHOTO: Soldiers from the 111th Engineer Battalion visit with local village officials at a village as part of Key Leader Engagement training. Photo by Tom Michele
Soldiers learn skills to engage key local leaders during deployments
Key Leader Engagement is getting increased attention in mobilization training at Fort McCoy.

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