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McCoy News (Oct. 27, 2000)                             Army News                        DoD News  

Soldier dies as result of training accident: A Minnesota Army National Guardsman died after being injured during a military training exercise at Fort McCoy. (See story.)

Training reaches record high: 149,432 soldiers and authorized civilians trained at Fort McCoy in fiscal year 2000.  (See story. )

U.S. Marines schedule winter training: 550 Marines to train Feb. 3-17. (See story.)

Young Assault Strip reopens for training: After two years of work, improved dirt landing strip is back in action. (See story, photos.)

Minnesota unit conducts predeployment training:  Unit members prepare for mission in Southwest Asia. (See story, photo.)

First Air Force personnel train at NCO Academy: Three graduate from Battlestaff NCO Course. (See story, photo.)

Veterans Day 2000 message to U.S. soldiers: A joint message from the Secretary of the Army and the Army Chief of Staff. (See message.)

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Buehler, center, is pictured above with Dr. Bernard Rostker, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, and Iris Bulls, Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs.

McCoy's Buehler selected as Army's Outstanding Employee with a Disability
Gretchen M. Buehler of the Directorate of Training and Mobilization Training Support Center has received the Army Outstanding Employee of the Year with a Disability Award and was one of 18 individuals honored at the Department of Defense Disability Employment Awareness ceremony.  Buehler, center, is pictured above with Dr. Bernard Rostker, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, and Iris Bulls, Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. (See story, photos.)

World War II re-enactors invade Fort McCoy: 209 re-enactors gather to recreate battle scenarios on the installation. (See story, photos.)

Outdoors:  Special deer hunt held Oct. 7-8 helps disabled hunters enjoy and hunt and the outdoors. (See story, photos.)

Military Family Week: Activities set for Nov. 12-18. (See story.)

October is Domestic Violence Prevention Month: Army highlights programs and actions to prevent domestic violence. (See story.)

Post-government employment: Laws limit the types of jobs former federal employees may hold. (See story.)

 

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