Fort McCoy News April 11, 2014


WAREX: 'SUPER BOWL' FOR
RESERVE-COMPONENT SOLDIERS

The stadium is set; the team takes the field, executing plays and focused on winning. But it's not a football game, it's a battlefield, the players are Soldiers and this is Warrior Exercise 86-14-02. (Story, photo.)

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RANGE MANAGEMENT BRANCH
READY FOR ACCELERATING PACE

The more than 46,000 acres of Fort McCoy range and training land must be ready for use as the 2014 operations tempo moves to high gear. The team at the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security Range Management Branch is meeting that challenge. (Story, photos.)

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SIMULATOR SERVES UP BATTLEFIELD TACTICS IN A DIGITAL WORLD

The Reconfigurable Vehicle Tactical Trainer is made up of large computer screens surrounding a stationary vehicle. It provides a 360-degree view for Soldiers inside. This allows them to interact with what they see by firing weapons at enemy targets, swerving around obstacles. (Story, photo.)

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COMMUNITY GATHERS TO SALUTE
WOMEN'S HISTORY

Women faithfully have served in the military since our nation's inception, but complete equality and acceptance within the ranks has been an ongoing effort with many important milestones. (Story, photos.)


SOLDIER SHOW TOUR BEGINS;
MCCOY PERFORMANCE MAY 17

The U.S. Army Installation Management Command has selected 19 cast and two crew members to deliver the "Stand Strong" theme to Army garrisons. The show will be take the stage at Fort McCoy's Rumpel Fitness Center at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 17. (Story, photo.)