Fort McCoy News August 22, 2014


ILLINOIS SPECIAL FORCES SOLDIERS CONDUCT AIRBORNE TRAINING

With great weather for Airborne training, approximately 30 Special Forces Soldiers with the Illinois National Guard's Company A, 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) of Chicago, conducted day and night static-line and military free-fall operations here.
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IOWA SOLDIERS SHARPEN SKILLS DURING XCTC TRAINING

The Iowa National Guard's 2nd Brigade Combat Team, spent about three weeks at Fort McCoy going through the Exportable Combat Training Capability exercise designed to test the functions and teamwork of individual platoons, then companies and battalions.
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RED BULL MEDICS KEEP MEDICAL SKILLS FRESH DURING TRAINING

Medics of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 34th "Red Bull" Infantry Division, enhanced their medical evacuation skills by taking to the sky during their two-week annual training session here in August. (Story, photo)

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MCCOY YOUTH, STAFF ATTEND YOUTH LEADERSHIP FORUM IN SAN ANTONIO

Youth and staff from the Fort McCoy School Age Center/Youth Center attended an Armywide Youth Leadership Forum in San Antonio, Texas, in July. (Story, photos.)

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