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McCoy News (August 11, 2006)                    Army News                               DoD News    

Mobilization: Engineer unit to provide support to Operation Iraqi Freedom missions. (See story, photo.)

Task Force 3: Medical unit continues deployment plans.  (See story.

Training: Weapons training, and Marine training. (See photos.)

Deployment: Medical entomology unit prepares for mission.  (See story, photo.

News: Army establishing Installation Management Command to integrate command structure.  (See story.

Safety: Simulated fire exercises help prepare Child and Youth Services staff and children.  (See story, photos.

Internet: Safety class taught to parents and children at Fort McCoy.  (See story, photo.

Community: Computers pose special threats for safeguarding personally identifying information.  (See story.

Law Enforcement:  Parking in coal bin areas is prohibited.  (See story, photo.

Photo: A simulated improvised explosive device detonates as an Army National Guard Humvee passes by it during a Patriot 2006 training exercise at Fort McCoy. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Dawn M. Price)

Joint training

Army and Air National Guard troops conducted joint training in mid-July at Fort McCoy as part of PATRIOT 2006, the National Guard Bureau's premier training exercise. The training included air and ground maneuvers. In addition to the National Guard troops, the participants included Army and Air Force active-duty personnel and an assortment of Soldiers and Airmen from Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. (See story, photos.)

People: Retiree Appreciation Day set for Sept. 1 at Fort McCoy.  (See story.

TRICARE: New Reserve Component enrollment under way.  (See story.

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About Post: 458th Returns, NCO Academy Change of Command, NAF Sale, Patriot Park Playground Upgrade and SAS Talent Show.  (See photos.

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