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McCoy News (Nov. 22, 2002)                      Army News                               DoD News    

Commercial Activities study:  The Department of the Army initiates a CA study at McCoy for DBS-IM. (See story.)

AFAP: McCoy conference addresses installation  community issues. (See story.)

New Main Gate: A new Access Control Facility planned for Main Gate project. (See story, photo.)

2nd, 85th (TS): Unit members attack the confidence and obstacle courses. (See story, photos.)

People: Combined efforts bring carpetball to McCoy School Age Services facility. (See story, photo.)

Preparing for winter: Auto Crafts offers opportunities to winterize your car. (See story, photo.)

Safety: Plan ahead to combat cold-weather injuries. (See story.)

More Photos: Photos of Common Access Card issue, Women's Veteran and Military Family Appreciation night. (See photos.)

Photo of Sgt. 1st Class Brian Harrington (left), a drill sergeant course instructor, providing pointers to a drill sergeant candidate during assault training.

Drill sergeant candidates learn skills
Army Reserve drill sergeant candidates finished a six-month training cycle at Fort McCoy from Nov. 2-16.  The 32 soldiers from the 84th and 100th institutional training divisions learned basic drill sergeant skills during the course. Above, Sgt. 1st Class Brian Harrington (left), a drill sergeant course instructor, provides pointers to a drill sergeant candidate during assault training. (See story, photos.)

Operation R.E.A.D.Y.:  Updated preparation materials reflect Army and deployment changes. (See story, photo and sidebar.)

Force Protection:  People can help prevent and prepare for terrorist attacks. (See story.)

Changing the mix:  DoD looking at changing the mix of reserve/active forces. (See story.)

Active duty: Army calls reserve-component officers to volunteer for active duty. (See story.)

Severe weather announcements

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