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McCoy News (April 26, 2002)                      Army News                               DoD News    

DSS Commercial Activities Study: The initial decision of a Congressionally mandated A-76 (Commercial Activities) Study was announced April 23.  (See story.)

ACOE: Fort McCoy selected as runner-up in Department of the Army ACOE competition. (See story.)

Installation Related Construction: Soldiers begin on list of projects in May. (See story, photo.)

Environmental Compliance: Routine survey inspection nets good reviews overall. (See story, photo.)

Safety: Proper work area design can reduce injuries. (See story, photo.)

Open House: Fort McCoy will host its  Armed Forces Day Open House May 18. (See story, photo.)

People: Former installation deputy commander Lt. Col. Dennis D. Emery honored. (See story, photo.)

NCO Academy soldier honored: Sgt. 1st Class Steve Dryer honored for his Advanced NCO Course performance. (See story, photo.)

Commissary Awareness Month: Commissaries to spotlight quality of life offerings. (See story, sidebar.)

Photo of the Urban Offense/Defense Building, which will provide a complex urban environment for soldiers training in urban assault tactics.

Photo of Bernie Czarnecki (left) and Tony Brudnicki of the Remote Enhanced Targeting Systems Branch installing backing on a training facade on Range 41.

Range work

   Work continues on Range 41, the Urban Assault Complex, and the nearby Urban Offense/ Defense Building at Fort McCoy. The Urban Offense/ Defense Building (above) will provide a complex urban environment for soldiers training in urban assault tactics. Bernie Czarnecki (left) and Tony Brudnicki of the Remote Enhanced Targeting Systems Branch (right) work on installing backing on a training facade on Range 41. The range will offer soldiers individual-, team-, squad- and platoon-level training opportunities on urban assault tactics and features pop-up targets, as well as targets in buildings. The facilities are scheduled to open in May or June. Range Maintenance personnel will be responsible for range upkeep.  

Leadership changes: The U.S. Senate confirms Helmly as next Chief, Army Reserve; Wilson selected as new USARC deputy commanding general. (See Helmly story, See Wilson Story.)

NORTHCOM: U.S. Northern Command will be responsible for homeland defense. (See story.)

Troops-to-Teachers: Troops-to-Teachers extends to reservists. (See story.)

About Post: Photos from around Fort McCoy. (See photos )

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