AUGUST 14, 2009 


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Photo: Soldiers from the 340th Quartermaster Detachment of San Antonio conduct perimeter security during a convoy operation scenario as part of the CSTC exercise. (Photo by Spc. Raymond Quintanilla)

Photo: Marines from the 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines train on urban combat tactics during a scenario at Fort McCoy’s Mulitipurpose Urban Training Site-North as part of their annual training at the installation. (Photo by Rob Schuette)

McCoy supports Combat 
Support Training Center 

Fort McCoy provided the training areas and facilities, and training and equipment support to help make the first Combat Support Training Center proof of principle exercise a success and bring a new generation of technology to the installation, said Steve Shanks. (Story, photo.)



Marine light infantry unit 
comes to installation to train 
for next mission

With their focus on Iraq missions winding down, members of the 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines, conducted an annual training (Extended Combat Training) session at Fort McCoy to begin working on skills they will need for future missions.  
(Story, photos.


Photo: Child, Youth and School Services staff prepare a room in the new Child Development Center to open to children in September. (Photo by Rob Schuette)


CDC staff/youth prepare to move to new installation facility

The new Child Development Center, building 1796 at Fort McCoy, is moving steadily toward a projected Sept. 1 opening date. (Story, photo.)
Photo: Soldiers from the 33rd Brigade Combat Team and the 81st Brigade Combat Team hold a large U.S. Flag during opening ceremonies at the Military All-Stars versus La Crosse All-Stars baseball game. (Photo by Tom Michele)


McCoy personnel participate 
in pre-game

Two dozen Soldiers from Fort McCoy played leading roles in the opening ceremonies at a La Crosse baseball game July 24. The Soldiers’ participation was part of the installation’s support of the Army’s celebration of the Year of the NCO. (Story, photos.)
Photo: 1st Lt. Monita Johnson (left) and Todd Jahnke, who also is an Army major, grade Company Team Leader Development Course homework. (Photo by Master Sgt. Rick Pedersen)


CTLDC introduces new curricula following operational trial

A redesigned Company Team Leader Development Course was unleashed in July, following an operational trial held earlier at Fort McCoy. (Story, photo.)

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