AUGUST 24, 2012 



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PHOTO: Marines practice platoon assault movement skills. Photo by Rob Schuette
Marine unit makes extensive use of McCoy facilities

Marines in the 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines, a Reserve unit from Chicago, met a number of their training objectives, including assault movements, during two weeks of training in early August at Fort McCoy.
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PHOTO: A tour of Range 1 is given to members of local law-enforcement agencies. Photo by Rob Schuette

McCoy DES, local law-enforcement agencies meet

Senior police leadership personnel from Fort McCoy met with agency counterparts from the surrounding communities at the installation Aug. 13 to further develop collaborative efforts to support each other’s missions and training needs.
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PHOTO: Fort McCoy personnel accept international fire accreditation. Contributed photo
McCoy Fire Department gains international accreditation

The Fort McCoy Fire Department received international fire accreditation during an August conference in Colorado.
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PHOTO: Regional Training Site-Medical Combat Lifesavers instructors observe a student move a simulated injured Soldier. Photo by Sgt. Lolita E. Brown
RTS-Medical trains combat lifesavers for battlefield

Regional Training Site-Medical Fort McCoy teaches the Combat Lifesavers Course for the sole purpose of helping Soldiers survive on the battlefield.
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PHOTO: Soldiers construct an Improvised Ribbon Bridge. Photo by Spc. Michael McDevitt
78th OC/Ts support CSTX training at McCoy
Expertise and experience assist units as the 78th Training Division organized Observer-Controller/Trainers to oversee units conducting missions during the second Combat Support Training Exercise held here this year.
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