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McCoy News (May 9, 2003)                      Army News                               DoD News    

Army Communities of Excellence: Torii Station takes top honors; McCoy recognized as a finalist. (See story.)

Expanded training capabilities: Range upgrades expedite mobilization training. (See story, photo.)

Rail Operations Center: Installation's rail system supports transport of equipment of mobilizing units. (See story, photos.)

Air travel: Arrival/ Departure Airfield Control Group personnel help troops get where they need to be. (See story, photos.)

Battle Simulation Center: Computer system upgrade to benefit students (See story, photo.)

Training: 395th Ordnance Company conducts ammo transportation exercise (See story, photos.)

People: Thelen is NCO Academy commandant. (See story, photo.)

Photo:Above, soldiers from the 1168th Transportation Company, Iowa Army National Guard, use teamwork and an assembly line approach to load bags on an aircraft at Volk Field. (Photo by Lou Ann M. Mittelstaedt)
Getting ready to go ...
Units mobilized at Fort McCoy are continuing to train and prepare for deployment. Above, soldiers from the 1168th Transportation Company, Iowa Army National Guard, use teamwork and an assembly line approach to load bags on an aircraft at Volk Field, Wis. (See 7-photo feature.)

Environment : Post garners 14th consecutive Tree City USA selection. (See photos.)

Commentary:  Counting my blessings on a cool Mosul night. (See story.)

Civilian leadership: ATLDP civilian study  makes recommendations. (See story.)

Summer moves:  Transportation office can help with relocations. (See story.)

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