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McCoy News (May 11, 2001)                      Army News                               DoD News    

Armed Forces Day Open House set for May 19: Public welcome to participate in event. (See story.)

AWOS III gives current weather for McCoy: New weather system provides information for aviators, others. (See story, photo.)

Safety:  Lightning dangers a concern for all during summer storm season. (See story.)

New HHC commander:  Capt. Sherron Puryear assumes duties May 1. (See story, photo.)

People: Retiring chaplain spends his first, last annual training sessions at Fort McCoy. (See story, photo.)

Health: Wellness Fair celebrates 10th anniversary with May 2 event. (See story, photos.)

Outdoors: Pine View hosts April 28 event to showcase facilities, kick off camping season. (See story, photos.)

Training Tempo
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Members of the 1st Battalion, 102nd Field Artillery move a howitzer to a new firing point shortly after a fire mission

Massachusetts artillery unit finds McCoy training worth 1,000-mile trip

Training at Fort McCoy went so well for a Massachusetts Army National Guard field artillery unit that unit members hope to make the 1000-mile journey again at some future time. Above, members of the 1st Battalion, 102nd Field Artillery move a howitzer to a new firing point shortly after a fire mission. (See story, photos.)

Commentary: President Bush, Defense Secretary Rumsfeld issue Armed Forces Week messages. (See messages.)

Made-in- China berets recalled; fielding to continue: Not all soldiers will don black berets June 14. (See story.)

DeCA to drop requirement for Social Security Numbers on checks : New system adopted in response to concerns about identity theft. (See story.)

Bush to nominate service secretaries: Retired Brig. Gen. Thomas E. White is nominee for Secretary of Army. (See story.)

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