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                                                                     SEPTEMBER 26, 2008 


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Photo: Maj. Gen. James R. Sholar (second from right), 88th Regional Support Command (RSC) commanding general, and 88th RSC Command Sergeant Major Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Williams (second from left) display the colors of the organization at Fort McCoy during an activation ceremony. The organization is moving from Fort Snelling, Minn., to Fort McCoy as part of a previous Base Realignment and Closure action. (Photo by Val Hyde)

Photo: Sgt. 1st Class Scott Chesser (right) of the 174th Infantry Brigade gives last minute instructions to Soldiers from the 81st HBCT before a convoy exercise. (Photo by Tom Michele)

88th Regional Support Command activates at McCoy

A brand new building named for a Medal of Honor recipient and a new command which carries a long and proud combat heritage marked the start of the 88th Regional Support Command (RSC)’s contributions to the Army Reserve at Fort McCoy. (Story, photos.)

174th supports 81st Heavy Brigade Combat Team mobilization training

Nearly 200 trainers from the 174th Infantry Brigade of Fort Drum, N.Y., are at Fort McCoy to assist with mobilization training of the 81st Heavy Brigade Combat Team (HBCT). (Story, photo.)



Photo: Cpl. Shane Carter of the 1st, 161st Combined Arms Battalion searches a civilian role player during checkpoint operations. (Photo by Sgt. Amanda Gauthier)


COL Freedom offers realistic training to 81st HBCT

Soldiers from the 81st Heavy Brigade Combat Team conducted 24-hour operations training at Fort McCoy as part of their preparation for deployment to Iraq. (Story, photo.)
Photos: Col. Kenneth Koon the 426th Regiment (Regional Training Institution) commander speaks at the OCS graduation ceremonies. (Photo by Herb Dowell)


Wisconsin Military Academy celebrates 50 years, with past 13 years at McCoy

The Wisconsin Military Academy (WMA) of the Wisconsin National Guard is celebrating its 50th anniversary as an organization, with the organization being located at Fort McCoy for the past 13 years of its existence. (Story, photos.)
Photo: The Lean Six Sigma team for a Fort McCoy fuel key project included (left to right, standing) John Timm and Deb Hardie (team member-DOL) Quality Assurance Evaluator, and seated (left to  right) Vicki Preston (team member) Troop Installation Support Branch fuel clerk and Don Herr (team member, Supply Quality Control inspector). (Contributed photo)


Lean Six Sigma project about fuel key accountability draws top-level praise

Fort McCoy’s fuel key issuance system works more efficiently as the result of a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) project that was recognized by an LSS expert as an outstanding display of the LSS methodologies to improve processes. (Story, photo.)

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