Fort McCoy

January 2018: This Month in History at Fort McCoy

Story by Theresa R Fitzgerald on 01/12/2018 Fort McCoy, Wis., was established in 1909. Here is a look back at some installation history from January 2018 and back. 75 years ago Jan. 30, 1943 A short notice in The Real McCoy asked men with "various entertainment abilities" to register with
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MLK Jr. Day of Service offers chance to help others, volunteer

Story by Scott Sturkol on 01/12/2018 The national Martin Luther King Jr. observance for 2018 is Jan. 15. The observance also has become known as the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, during which people can go out to their communities and make a difference through volunteerism. In 1989,
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Fort McCoy's DPW Housing Division offers customers variety of services, support

Story by Scott Sturkol on 01/12/2018 In January 2014, the Directorate of Public Works Housing Division offices moved to the South Post Housing area. At that time, the housing area had 57 homes, and many changes were planned. Now, South Post Housing has doubled in size, and new personnel are
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Photo Essay: IMCOM-Readiness director learns about Fort McCoy's Cold-Weather Operations Course

Story by Scott Sturkol on 01/11/2018 Installation Management Command (IMCOM)-Readiness Director Brenda Lee McCullough learned first-hand about how operations are conducted and what equipment is used in the Cold-Weather Operations Course at Fort McCoy, Wis., during an installation visit Jan. 5. McCullough was accompanied by Command Sgt. Maj. Roy L.
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2018 early catch-and-release trout season at Fort McCoy now open

Story by Scott Sturkol on 01/11/2018 Wisconsin's 2018 early catch-and-release trout season, which includes Fort McCoy streams and tributaries, opened Jan. 6 and continues until 11:59 p.m. May 4. Only artificial lures may be used during the early catch-and-release trout season, and all fish caught must be released immediately, said
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IMCOM-Readiness director makes official visit to Fort McCoy in early January

Story by Aimee Malone on 01/10/2018 Installation Management Command (IMCOM)-Readiness Director Brenda Lee McCullough made her second visit to Fort McCoy on Jan. 4-5. As the director of IMCOM-Readiness, McCullough is responsible for installation management activities at 20 active- and reserve-component Army installations and joint bases including Fort McCoy located
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Photo Essay: IMCOM-Readiness director holds town hall meeting during official visit to Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 01/10/2018 Installation Management Command Readiness Director Brenda Lee McCullough held a town hall meeting Jan. 4, 2018, in building 60 at Fort McCoy with members of the garrison workforce as part of an official visit. McCullough answered questions from workforce members on a variety of
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Installation Planning Board meets, discusses Fort McCoy's forward vision for 2018, future

Story by Scott Sturkol on 01/09/2018 Fort McCoy's Installation Planning Board, or IPB, met Jan 5 in the first of two meetings for 2018. The board is a forum for identifying, assessing, and providing a common-operating picture for installationwide planning requirements, said Plans, Analysis and Integration Office Chief Ken Musselwhite.
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Fort McCoy's RTS-Maintenance trains Soldiers in senior leader course for 91, 94 specialties

Story by Scott Sturkol on 01/04/2018 More than a dozen senior-enlisted Soldiers in the Army's 91 and 94 military occupational specialties built their leadership and technical skills during the Career Management Field 91/94 Ordnance Senior Leader Course at Regional Training Site (RTS)-Maintenance in December at Fort McCoy. The 80-hour course
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Several construction projects at Fort McCoy continue despite frigid temps, snow

Story by Scott Sturkol on 01/04/2018 Entering 2018, temperatures outside at Fort McCoy hung around 0 degrees Fahrenheit or below, and some snowfall carpeted the installation in white in late December. Despite the cold and snow, several construction projects continue at the installation, including continued construction of administration and storage
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Construction on new Fort McCoy CYS admin, storage building continues in late December

Story by Scott Sturkol on 01/02/2018 Employees with contractor Relyant Global, which is headquartered in Maryville, Tenn., continued work on constructing new buildings for the installation's Child and Youth Services administration and storage Dec. 28 at Fort McCoy, Wis. A contract of $1,871,209 was awarded in June to contractor Relyant
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