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McCoy News (Aug. 10, 2001)                      Army News                               DoD News    

Gate access/control procedures: Selected gates to be manned or closed as installation moves into second phase of program to enhance security. (See story.)

Operation Desert Spring:  Teamwork was fostered as 700 soldiers were successfully deployed, redeployed at McCoy . (See story, sidebar, photo.)

Parade Pass and Review Stand: Engineer units put finishing touches on facility, honor home states in stone. (See story, photos.)

Wisconsin Forward Award: McCoy to enter competition for state-level quality award. (See story.)

Environment: Student field studies help build database about methods to remove petroleum contamination from soil, groundwater. (See story, photo.)

Command Group Corner: Keep providing top-notch service to our customers. (See story, photo.)

New RTS-Maintenance Commandant: Maj. Timothy Norton assumes duties. (See story, photo.)

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Sgt. Renee Durch (left) instructs Kelly Belsinger of the 123rd Personnel Detachment on how to operate a generator during the exercise.

Silver Scimitar 2001
The 3rd Personnel Command hosted Silver Scimitar 2001, one of the world's largest personnel exercises, at Fort McCoy.  Nearly 1,100 National Guard and Army Reserve troops from around the country participated.  Above, Sgt. Renee Durch (left) instructs Kelly Belsinger of the 123rd Personnel Detachment on how to operate a generator during the exercise. (See story, photo.)

Employee honors: Range maintenance employee receives the Commander's Award for Civilian Service for first-aid efforts rendered. (See story, photo.)

Soldiers honored: La Crosse Police laud ARRTC students' lifesaving actions. (See story, photos.)

50th Reunion: 15 former members of 330th Army Band, stationed at then-Camp McCoy from 1950-52, returned to the post in late July for a reunion visit. (See story, photos.)

Woodridge elections: Community Association to hold town hall meeting Aug. 30. (See story.)

Army Concert Tour: Four bands rock the night away as Fort McCoy is one of 14 stops for the Army Concert Tour . (See story, photos.)

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