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McCoy News (July14, 2000)                             Army News                        DoD News  

Golden Medic 2000: 4,300 soldiers participate in U.S. Army Reserve Command's largest peacetime medical exercise.  (See story, related photos.)

New mannequins, moulage add realism to GM 00: Soldiers help 'create' wounds they were trained to heal.  (See story, photo.)

Behind-the-scenes action plays vital role in GM 00: Battlefield Projection Center has important role in exercise.  (See story.)

Soldiers practice triage assessment skills: GM 00 mass casualty exercise helps soldiers hone skills.  (See story.)

Marine JROTC shows cadets military life: 125 students from six Midwest schools participate in leadership development academy at Fort McCoy. (See story, photo.)

6015th GSU supports airfield deployments: Unit members support two Illinois Army National Guard units activated to support contingency deployment to South West Asia.  (See story, photo.)

Thrift Savings Program: New system put on hold indefinitely. (See story, sidebar.)

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Annual Training Arrivals

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New Installation Commander
Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Plewes (left) presents the Fort McCoy colors to incoming Installation Commander Col. Michael R. Staszak during June 26 ceremonies at the Rumpel Fitness Center. Outgoing Installation Commander Col. Roy L. Higgins (far left) and Installation Command Sgt. Maj. Nick A. Piacentini Jr., also were members of the official party. (Photo by Anita Johnson) (See story & photo, related story and photo.)

Renovated housing: Nine renovated housing units at Fort McCoy are helping the installation meet its military housing needs.  (See story, photo.)

Def Leppard to  headline Aug. 23 concert: McCoy's Constitution Park site for Dog Days of Summer Army Concert Tour show. (See story, photo, ticket information.)

Regulations change for Firewood Permit Program: Permit holders now can cut and haul more wood. (See story.)

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