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McCoy News (Oct. 25, 2002)                      Army News                               DoD News    

2nd, 85th (TS) conference: The Oct. 4-6 Leaders' Conference brings together all levels of the Eagle Brigade. (See story, photo.)

Special deer hunt: Nine individuals with disabilities participated in the Oct. 5-6 hunt at Fort McCoy. (See story, photo.)

Chapel: Changes include worship schedule, remodeling. (See story, photo.)

Red Ribbon Week: Harlem Ambassadors bring comedy, basketball and an anti-drug message to Fort McCoy and the surrounding communities. (See story, photos.)

Hispanic Heritage Month: Fort McCoy and the Army celebrate diverse Hispanic culture. (See McCoy story, photos; Army story.)

Flu shots: Immunization clinics set for November, December. (See story.)

Health insurance: FEHB premiums to increase less than the national average. (See story.)

Taxes: Federal W2 forms to be available online. (See story.)

More photos: IMA NW Region activation, Fort McCoy Color Guard, Puerto Rican National Guard demobilization and Highway 21 work. (See photos.)

Photo of members of the 1st Battalion, 126th Field Artillery, a Wisconsin Army National Guard unit from Kenosha, operate a Paladin howitzer at the Multi-Purpose Training Range.

Training totals top 138,000 for FY02

Fort McCoy training totals for fiscal year 2002 topped 135,000 for the third consecutive year.  This marks the third consecutive year that the installation has surpassed the 135,000 personnel-trained level. Above, members of the 1st Battalion, 126th Field Artillery, a Wisconsin Army National Guard unit from Kenosha, operate a Paladin howitzer at the Multi-Purpose Training Range. (See story, photo.)

TRICARE: Current registration in Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) key to accessing benefits. (See story.)

Scholarships available: The Defense Commissary Agency offers help to college-bound. (See story.)

Tuition benefits: Policy change increases tuition assistance for military servicemembers. (See story.)

 

 Clock graphic Don't forget ...
Central Standard Time will return Sunday, Oct. 27. Remember to "fall back" by setting your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday, Oct. 26. Daylight Savings Time will return Sunday, April 6, 2003.

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