FORT MCCOY NEWS

USO celebrates Air Force's 72nd birthday early at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/16/2019 USO-Wisconsin volunteer Judy Adank dished up a root beer float Sept. 16, 2019, during a celebration of the Air Force's 72nd birthday at the USO facility at Fort McCoy, Wis. Soldiers, Sailors at Fort McCoy for training, and several retired Air Force Airmen participated
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Photo Essay: 2016 C-17 Globemaster III dirt airstrip ops at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/16/2019 A C-17 Globemaster III with the 437th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., landed and took off June 23, 2016, from Young Air Assault Strip on Fort McCoy's South Post. The C-17 picked up service members with the Joint Communications Unit of Fort
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86th Training Division welcomes new commander

Story by SGT Alyssa Blom on 09/15/2019 FORT MCCOY, Wis. - Brig. Gen. Tripp Bowles relinquished command of the 86th Training Division to Brig. Gen. Michael D. Roache in a ceremony at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Sept. 14, 2019. The 86th Training Division is the premiere training unit of the U.S.
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Photo Essay: CSTX 86-19-04 Operations at Fort McCoy - Aug. 23, 2019

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/13/2019 Service members at Fort McCoy, Wis., for training in Combat Support Training Exercise 86-19-04 conducted various operations Aug. 23, 2019, at the installation. The exercise coincided with other exercises taking place on post in August 2019, such as Global Medic and Patriot Warrior. The
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Photo Essay: 89B Ammunition Supply Course students complete field work at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/13/2019 Students and instructors with the 89B Ammunition Supply Course completed field training Aug. 22, 2019, on the cantonment area at Fort McCoy, Wis. The Ammunition Supply Course, taught by the 13th Battalion, 100th Regiment at Fort McCoy, is a four-week course that provides training
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Photo Essay: Global Medic 2019, CSTX 86-19-04 Training Ops at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/13/2019 Service members at Fort McCoy, Wis., for training in Combat Support Training Exercise 86-19-04 and Global Medic are shown conducting operations Aug. 22, 2019, on the cantonment area at the installation. The exercises coincided with other exercises taking place on post in August 2019,
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Dozens attend Fort McCoy Community Appreciation Night

Story by Aimee Malone on 09/13/2019 About 75 people attended the Fort McCoy Community Appreciation Night, held Aug. 22, 2019, at McCoy's Community Center. This is an annual event to thank the community for their support of Fort McCoy throughout the year, said Public Affairs Specialist Theresa Fitzgerald with the
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Photo Essay: 2019 Fort McCoy Retiree Appreciation Day Benefits Fair

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/13/2019 People attending the 2019 Fort McCoy Retiree Appreciation Day attended a benefits fair as part of the event Sept. 6, 2019, in Rumpel Fitness Center at Fort McCoy, Wis. Nearly 600 people attended the event that took place throughout the day on post and
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Photo Essay: Hundreds attend 2019 Retiree Appreciation Day at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/13/2019 Nearly 600 military retirees and family members attended the 2019 Retiree Appreciation Day on Sept. 6 at Fort McCoy. The annual event is coordinated by the Fort McCoy Soldier For Life-Retirement Services Office of the Directorate of Human Resources. Numerous speakers talked with military
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Fort McCoy teens find inner superheroes

Story by Aimee Malone on 09/12/2019 Fort McCoy teens found their inner superheroes through resilience training Aug. 12-16 at Child and Youth Service's (CYS) School Age Center/Youth Center (SAC/YC). As part of CYS summer camp, teens have been incorporating resiliency skills into their weekly lessons and activities. The week of
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Combining Units Bring Best Practice

Story by MSG Andy Yoshimura on 09/05/2019 FORT MCCOY, WISCONSIN - Every year, Fort McCoy welcomes hundreds of Army Reserve units participating in the Combat Support Training Exercise which validates Ready Force and deploying units. Two military police battalions and their companies teamed up to run and facilitate a detentio
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