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Women's History Month: Many women among those completing arduous CWOC training at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/21/2019 During March each year, the Department of Defense and the Army recognize the accomplishments of women in support of military service and more during Women's History Month. At the same time, each March at Fort McCoy since 2017, women have been training in the
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Marines claim unprecedented Team-of-Year culinary title

Story by Amy Perry on 03/20/2019 FORT LEE, Va. -- For the first time in Joint Culinary Training Exercise history, the Marine Corps was called to the stage of the Lee Theater March 15 to accept the event's illustrious Team of Year title. The honor is bestowed on the squad
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Hamilton's Own ready to put steel on target in Poland

Story by SGT Jeremiah Woods on 03/19/2019 TORU, Poland -- Artillery Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division out of Fort Riley, Kan. conducted table 12 certifications on the Paladin M109A7 Artillery system here while deployed in support of Atlantic Resolve
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Marines Compete During Annual Culinary Competition

Story by Cpl Naomi May on 03/12/2019 U.S. Marines participated in the 44th Annual Joint Culinary Training Exercise at Fort Lee, Virginia, March 9 14, 2019. The Marines competed alongside 200 military chefs in the largest American Culinary Federation (ACF)-sanctioned culinary competition in North America. "This event not only enhanced
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CWOC students find Fort McCoy to be fitting place for winter training

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/06/2019 Since December 2018, dozens of students have completed Fort McCoy's Cold-Weather Operations Course, which is coordinated by the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS). Many of those students, through feedback provided to the course operators, have said Fort McCoy is ideal for
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CWOC Class 19-04 finishes training at Fort McCoy; 32 students graduate

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/06/2019 Thirty-two students completed training in the Cold-Weather Operations Course Class 19-04, graduating Feb. 19. During the class training, students experienced some heavy snowfall and bitter cold, said Bill Hamilton, lead Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) instructor who works for contractor Veterans Range Solutions, which support
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Former Paralympic Soldier is not throwing away his shot

Former Paralympic Soldier is not throwing away his shot By MaryTherese Griffin, Army Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. One of the most famous lines and songs from the critically acclaimed Broadway musical Hamilton is "I'm not throwing away my shot." Long before Lin Manuel Miranda's hit Broadway show wa
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Snowshoeing among critical skills practiced, learned by students in CWOC at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 02/15/2019 Each class of the Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) at Fort McCoy requires a lot of field time during the 14 days of training. And a good portion of that field time includes students completing their movements on snowshoes. In a cold-weather, snow-filled environment, having
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Cold-Weather Operations Course Class 19-03 finishes training; 31 students graduate

Story by Scott Sturkol on 02/13/2019 Thirty-one students completed training in the Cold-Weather Operations Course Class 19-03, graduating Feb. 3. This class of students experienced a heavy snowfall and some bitter cold days toward the end of their training. In the end, though, many said they greatly appreciated the 14
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SC National Guard Battery awarded the Hamilton Award

Story by CPT William Duvall on 02/09/2019 CLEMSON, S.C. - Brig. Gen. Brian W. Gibson, Fires Center of Excellence (FCoE) commandant, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, awards Charlie Battery, 2-263rd Air Defense Artillery Battalion, the Hamilton Award Feb. 9, 2019, in Clemson, South Carolina, recognizing Charlie Battery as the Best Army National
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Improvised shelter building among important skills taught to Cold-Weather Operations Course students

Story by Scott Sturkol on 02/06/2019 During each session of the Fort McCoy Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC), students spend several days in the field surviving in improvised shelters they built with materials they find and have with them. Lead CWOC Instructor Bill Hamilton, who works for contractor Veterans Range Solutions,
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