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AIEP name changes to Army Suggestion Program  [ back to top ]

      The Army Ideas for Excellence Program has changed its name to the Army Suggestion Program (ASP).  The program also has adopted a new logo.

      The program offers cash rewards for ideas that propose a solution to a problem and present sufficient rationale to support the proposed change. The idea must benefit the Army or other U.S. government activity.

      ASP is open to appropriated-fund federal employees, active-duty military, Army Reserve soldiers with active-reserve status, and National Guard soldiers on federal orders.

      For more information about the Fort McCoy ASP, call the ASP coordinator at (608) 388-4157.

Commissary case lot sale set for Sept. 19-21 at McCoy   [ back to top ]

       A commissary case lot sale is planned at the Fort McCoy Commissary Sept. 19-21.  The event, which is part of a case lot sale to be held Defense Commissary Agency-wide, will occur in lieu of the Fort McCoy case lot sale originally scheduled for Sept. 5-6.

      Hours will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 19-20 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 21.

      Authorized patrons will be required to come to the Commissary, building 2132, to purchase tickets for merchandise.  

      Items will be picked up at a location to be determined. 

      For more information about the case lot sale, call (608) 388-3542. 

Disability Awareness Month event set for Oct. 29   [ back to top ]

       Mark your calendars for a Disability Awareness Month observance Tuesday, Oct. 29 at McCoy's, building 1571. Lunch will be from 11:30 a.m. - noon.  A program will follow from noon - 1 p.m.

      The program will feature John L. Steer, a disabled Vietnam veteran, as the guest speaker.

       More information about the event will be released at a later date.


TRICARE offers newsletter about health care issues   [ back to top ]
       TRICARE now offers a free Web newsletter and e-mail service that provides beneficiaries with updates and quick answers to TRICARE questions.

      TRICARE is a health-insurance system for active-duty military personnel and military retirees. Care is provided either through a military treatment facility or a civilian provider.

      The Web site for the newsletter is ftp://thems:newsletter@  The e-mail address is TRICARE_help@amedd.army.mil.  General TRICARE information is available at www.tricare.osd.mil.  TRICARE officials note that all clinical issues should be referred to a primary care provider.

      Additional help in the Fort McCoy region is available by calling the Beneficiary and Assistance Coordinator at (608) 388-2246, fax 388-3049.

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