Fort McCoy News May 23, 2014


CHAPLAINS, TEAM TRAIN AS PART OF
EXERCISE PATRIOT WARRIOR, CSTX

It is an unfortunate reality that men and women of America's fighting forces die on the battlefield. In the spirit of leave no man behind, the U.S. military makes every effort to return those fallen warriors to their Families with the utmost dignity and respect.
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ARMY RESERVE CROWNS FIRST-EVER BEST SAPPER TEAM

Soldiers from the 382nd Engineer Company, 365th Engineer Battalion, 411th Engineer Brigade of the 412th Theater Engineer Command from Harrisburg, Penn., received the distinct honor of being titled the first Army Reserve Best Sapper Team here May 8.
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CSTX PROVIDES A REALISTIC JOINT TRAINING ENVIRONMENT

The 86th Training Division hosted the Army Reserve's largest Combat Support Training Exercise, Operation Saber Strike, here April 26 to May 16. More than 7,000 service members from the Army, Navy and Air Force participated in this CSTX, bringing an even greater realistic joint training environment on an unprecedented scale. (Story, photos.)

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SIGNAL UNITS PERFECT WARTIME SKILLS DURING GRECIAN FIREBOLT

Without the ability to communicate, missions are likely to fail. Soldiers from the 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, based at Fort Gordon, Ga., perfected their wartime skills to provide crucial communications capacities during Exercise Grecian Firebolt 2014 here May 5-16. (Story, photo.)


FORT MCCOY OPEN HOUSE RETURNS FOR 2014, ATTENDANCE SOARS

Thousands of visitors returned May 17 to Fort McCoy for its first Armed Forces Day Open House in two years. (Story, photos.)

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