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McCoy News (February 23, 2001)                             Army News                        DoD News  

Strategic Planning Conference III: Leadership meets to evaluate McCoy's business environment, set direction. (See story.)

Navy medical personnel perform cold-weather training: Fresh snow and below freezing temps provide ideal conditions. (See story, photo.)

Force Protection event tests post's procedures: Exercise helps McCoy prepare to react. (See story, photo.)

Badger ChalleNGe: Applications being accepted or July 8-Aug. 19 summer session. (See story.)

Observance: Bishop Francis X. Roque, the auxiliary bishop of Veterans Affairs, Archdiocese for Military Affairs, USA, presides over Mass and an installation Prayer Breakfast. (See photos.)

Training Tempo

Marines prepare for Norway Mission
Reserve and active-duty Marines used the winter training opportunities available at Fort McCoy from Feb. 3-17 to help prepare for a training mission in Norway next year. Above, Marines from the 3rd Battalion, 25th  Marines hone their skiing skills near Fort McCoy's Badger Drop Zone.  (See story, photos.) (Photo by Donald Boyea.)

People: ARRTC chaplain leads prayer for U.S. House. (See story, photo.)

Commentary: Army's new recruiting slogan clicks. (See story.)

Issues: Use of popular drug Ecstasy use can cause permanent damage. (See story.)

Servicemembers Group Life Insurance: Top benefit for military increases to $250,000. ( See story.)

TRICARE to eliminate Prime co-pays for families:  Active-duty uniformed servicemembers and families to see benefit. ( See story, sidebar.)

Severe Weather Procedures (See chart.)

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