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McCoy News (March 28, 2003)                      Army News                               DoD News    

Troop Command: Multi-level unit structure provides support services to mobilizing soldiers (See story, photos.)

Mobilization Assistance Team: MAT keeps training on track for mobilizing units. (See story, photo.)

At home on the range: 333rd Military Police Company prepares for deployment. (See photo feature.)

Mobilization training : 106th Quarry Team trains on new equipment. (See story, photo.)

Chronic Wasting Disease: No cases reported in deer at McCoy. (See story.)

Armed Forces Day: 2003 Open House cancelled. (See brief.)

People: ARRTC soldier invited to tryout for All-Army Women's Basketball Team . (See story, photo.)

Simulation training: Indoor weapons training simulators help train deploying soldiers. (See story, photo.)

Soldier benefits: DoD approves expanded health coverage for reserve- component family members. (See story.)

Photo: Students in the Combat Lifesaver Course at Fort McCoy, Wis., practice bandaging simulated head wounds. (Photo by Rob Schuette)
Combat Lifesaver Course
A number of soldiers going through the mobilization process at Fort McCoy are learning basic combat lifesaver procedures at a three-day course presented by the Regional Training Site - Medical staff. Above, students in the Combat Lifesaver Course practice bandaging simulated head wounds. (See story, photos.)

Family support: Toll-free hotline set up to assist family members of deployed soldiers. (See story.)

Think OPSEC: Department of Defense stresses need for operational security. (See story, graphic.)

Environmental laws: Pentagon seeks clarity regarding laws affecting ranges. (See story.)

Rumsfeld praises troops: Cites Iraq war as necessary, just. (See story.)

Commentary: Reserve troops represent ideals of United States . (See story, photo.)

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