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Fort McCoy proving as ideal location for XCTC training

Story by Scott Sturkol on 06/16/2017 During June, Fort McCoy has averaged more than 12,000 troops training on post each week for most of the month. The majority of those troops are part of the Exportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) Exercise coordinated by the 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team and
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Soldiers train on gunnery tables during XCTC Exercise at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 06/16/2017 Hundreds of Soldiers at Fort McCoy for the Exportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) Exercise completed gunnery training with vehicle-mounted weapons at Fort McCoy's Range 26 as part of exercise operations. The training includes Soldiers with the 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team and Joint Force
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Fort Campbell Soldiers support training effort for XCTC Exercise at Fort McCoy

BY 1ST LT. RILEY FOSTER 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment FORT McCOY, Wis. In the heat of June, Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment (2nd, 502nd), 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division prepared to rotate out to training sites as the opposition force to the 33rd Infantry
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Casualty Notification Course Trains Soldiers to Complete Tough Duty

Story by SGT Zachary Mott on 06/13/2017 FORT McCOY, Wisconsin Soldiers take care of each other. That basic tenet is instilled in every Soldier from the very first day of basic training and carries through beyond a Soldier's final breath. Caring for a Soldier, and their family, after they draw
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Motorcycle riding: Be prepared, be seen, practice risk management

As the 2017 motorcycle-riding season shifts into high gear, the Installation Safety Office (ISO) reminds all motorcycle riders to be ready and armed with the best safety knowledge available. "Motorcycling can be a great experience as long as one is properly trained, licensed, wears the proper protective equipment, and stay
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Fort McCoy Personal Property Processing Office offers moving tips

With the busy summer moving season soon arriving, the Fort McCoy Personal Property Processing Office (PPPO) has some moving tips to offer the community. The Defense Personal Property Program (DPS) is a Department of Defense program designed to improve quality of life for service members, civilian employees, and their Familie
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Fort McCoy fall hunting applications available soon on iSportsman

Hunters looking to apply for fall hunts at Fort McCoy can begin applying for permits June 16. Fall quota season permit applications for 2017 are scheduled to be posted to the Fort McCoy iSportsman website, https://ftmccoy.isportsman.net, by June 16. The Fort McCoy trapping-season application will be available in August. Fort
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FAA restricts unmanned aircraft over military installations, including McCoy

Story by Aimee Malone on 06/12/2017 The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has instituted airspace restrictions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones, over 133 military installations, including Fort McCoy. The FAA and the Department of Defense (DOD) have agreed to restrict drone flights up to 400 feet above
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Fort McCoy team supporting busy training ops in June

Story by Scott Sturkol on 06/12/2017 Support for troop training in June will continue to be at a high level for the Fort McCoy team. With an average weekly training population expected to be about 12,000-plus service members on the installation, everything from dining and troop facilities to other support
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Fort McCoy: An Army Communities of Excellence installation

By Fort McCoy Public Affairs staff U.S. Army Garrison Fort McCoy was recognized with the Bronze Award for the Army Communities of Excellence Program in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes in Washington, D.C., May 24. And, if the garrison staff has any say, they'll be back next year to claim
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New commander takes charge of storied Red Arrow Brigade

Story by Vaughn Larson on 06/06/2017 Vaughn R. Larson Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs The Red Arrow changed hands from Col. Michael George to Col. John Oakley during a formal ceremony at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin Saturday (June 3). "It's been a special privilege to serve in the 32nd Red Arrow'
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