AUGUST 12, 2011

 

 

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PHOTO: Soldiers in the final First Sergeant Course to graduate at Fort McCoy receive their graduation certificates. Photo by Rob Schuette
 
Final First Sergeant Course held at Fort McCoy

Forty-five Soldiers — Reserve, National Guard and active duty — comprised the final First Sergeant Course at the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Fort McCoy.
 
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PHOTO: Soldiers use equipment at the Virtual Battle Space Simulation facility at Fort McCoy. Photo by Rob Schuette
 

VBS Simulation facility, scenarios benefit Soldiers

Soldiers can increase their understanding of the terrain and scenarios they will encounter during training or deployment and maximize their effectiveness by using the Virtual Battle Space Simulation facility at Fort McCoy.

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PHOTO: Army Reserve Soldiers extinguish a flame in a second-story controlled-burn room during the 2011 CSTX at Fort McCoy. Photo by Sgt. Crystal L. Milton
 
Combat Support Training Exercise wraps up training

Soldiers under the 78th Training Division wrapped up the 2011 Combat Support Training Exercise at Fort McCoy.

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PHOTO: Maj. Gen. Charles Anderson, left, the commanding general of First Army Division West, hands the 181st Infantry Brigade flag to Col. Eric Angeli during the 181st’s change-of -command ceremony. Photo by Tom Michele
 
Angeli takes command of 181st at Fort McCoy

The safety of the Soldiers training to deploy to theaters of combat is a top priority of Col. Eric Angeli, the new commander of the 181st Infantry Brigade at Fort McCoy.

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PHOTO: Members of the Fort McCoy Patriot Warrior Riders line up their bikes at the Fort McCoy Exchange. Photo by Geneve N. Mankel
 
Pwr provides mentorship, safe riding environment
 
The sound of roaring motorcycles of all makes and models filled the hot and humid air Aug. 2 as the Fort McCoy Patriot Warrior Riders departed the Exchange parking lot for a motorcycle ride.

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