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McCoy News  April 22, 2005                      Army News                               DoD News    

Observance: Fort McCoy to host Armed Forces Day Open House May 21. (See story.)

Training: 724th Engineers concentrate on weapons firing during split AT. (See story, photo.) 

84th USARRTC: Change of command, retirement and redesignation ceremony set for May 6. (See story.) 

Weather Awareness: Wisconsin Tornado & Severe weather week.  (See story.) Tornado warning siren to be tested April 25. (See story, sidebar.) 

Safety: Lyme disease season moving into full swing. (See story, sidebar.) Vigilance encouraged to combat West Nile virus at Fort McCoy. (See story.) 

Environment: Prescribed burning helps prevent wildfires at McCoy. (See story, photos.) Fort McCoy, state fishing season to begin May 7. (See story, photos.) 

Photo: Soldiers from the 344th Combat Support Hospital of Fort Totten, N.Y., train on medical evacuation procedures inside a temporary Forward Operating Base at Fort McCoy. (Photo by Karin Mast)

Temporary FOB site opens with medical task force training 

More than 250 Soldiers from the 344th Medical Task Force currently training at Fort McCoy recently constructed Forward Operating Base "MEDFOB" (FOB). (See story, photos.)

News: DOIM offers tips to help protect computers. (See story.)

Community: Family readiness leaders train on deployment issues. (See story, photo.) Alcohol Awareness Month: AA's 12 Steps offer road map to recovery. (See story.) 

Recreation: Pine View preparing for summer season.  (See story, photo.) 

Armywide News: New campaign medals recognize Iraq, Afghan service. (See story, photo.) OPM helping to extend hiring preference to more veterans. (See story.) 

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