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McCoy News (Sept. 24, 2004)                      Army News                               DoD News    

Medical care: Physical therapy facility now open for Soldiers at Fort McCoy. (See story, photo.)

Training: Artillery unit hones deployment, joint-mission skills. (See story, photos.)

POW/MIA recognition:  Veteran called on faith to see him through. (See story, photo.)

Hispanic American Heritage: Understanding human differences. (See story, photos.) Pentagon salutes military service of Hispanic World War II veterans. (See story, photo.

People: SARG Soldier takes top rifle-shooting honors. (See story, photo.)

Faith: Women's Ministry Fellowship begins. (See story, photo.) U. S. Army Chief of Chaplains to visit  Fort McCoy Oct. 5. (See story.

Chapel programs: Fall Soldiers retreat to be held Oct. 1-3. (See story.) Services, events offered. (See story.)

A ground-breaking ceremony is held at the Battle  Simulation  Center  site. Participating in the Sept. 13 event were (left to right): Ernie Tourville, TCI architect; Ray Tidd, Omaha District Army Corps of Engineers; Col. Danny G. Nobles, Fort McCoy installation commander; Tony Stapleton, director of Training, Mobilization and Security; and Steve Piotrowski, representing Wisconsin Sen. Herb Kohl. (Photo by Bill Kern)

New Battle Simulation Center construction begins  
A ground-breaking ceremony for a one-stop Battle Simulation Center  was held Sept. 13 in the 200 block of Fort McCoy. The project has been about five years in the making and will combine three simulation operations at Fort McCoy in one facility. (See story, sidebar and photo.)

MWR: Profits fund McCoy quality-of-life programs. (See story, photos.)

Leisure: Winners announced in Fort McCoy fishing contest. (See story.) McCoy Golf Tourney. (See photos.)

Homeland Defense: Wisconsin Guard establishes Rapid Reaction Force. (See story.)

Armywide News: Soldiers to see tactical network sooner. (See story.) Some military to get break on Medicare Part B premiums. (See story.) Operation Kid Comfort connects children to deployed parents. (See story.) Thrift Savings Plan open season to run from Oct. 15 through Dec. 31. (See story.)

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