JULY 10, 2009 

 

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Photo: Brig. Gen. (promotable) Glenn J. Lesniak, incoming 88th RSC commanding general, receives the 88th RSC colors from Maj. Gen. Alan D. Bell, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, during a change-of-command ceremony. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Chris Farley)


Photo: Employees from Gerke Excavating of Tomah, Wis., a subcontracted firm, tear down buildings in the former hospital area. Charpie-Solitt of Chicago was the general contractor for the project. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

New 88th Commanding General, McCoy Senior Commander on duty

The 88th Regional Support Command had its first change of command since it formally was activated at Fort McCoy Sept. 19, 2008. The change of command was held June 27. (Story, photos.)

 



Remaining buildings in former hospital area torn down


An era is coming to an end with the demolition of the last remaining wooden buildings in Fort McCoy’s 1000 block, which once was home to the installation’s hospital. (Story, photos.)

 

 

 

Photo: A Soldier from the 115th Engineer Company downloads materials for SouthWest Asia Hut construction at Fort McCoy. The training was coordinated by the 3rd, 340th TSB. (Contributed Photo)

 

3rd, 340th conducts collective training events for units

The 3rd, 340th Training Support Battalion (a.k.a. Archer Battalion) is one of four training battalions assigned to the 181st Infantry Brigade. The 181st’s primary mission is to provide post-mobilization training to units deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan through Fort McCoy. 
(Story, photo.)
Photo: Soldiers with the 464th Quartermaster Company, Lapeer, Mich., train on the Laundry Advanced System at Fort McCoy during their mobilization training. (Photo by Master Sgt. Jerome M. DeBarge)

 

Laundry unit completes preparation, ready to tackle overseas mission

As part of President Obama’s "Beef-Up" of American Troops to Afghanistan, the 464th Quartermaster Company from Lapeer, Mich., has deployed. (Story, photos.)
Photo: A mounted combat patrol convoy drives through one of the traffic circles recently constructed on a South Post training lane. (Photo by Tom Michele) 

 

1st traffic circles help prepare troops for deployment

Fort McCoy got its first vehicle traffic circles this summer, located at each of two four-way intersections on South Post training lanes. (Story, photos.)

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