FORT MCCOY

Photo Essay: Classroom instruction for CWOC Class 19-01 at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/17/2018 Instructor Joe Ernst with the Cold-Weather Operations Course discussed how to prevent cold-weather injuries during the first day of training in the classroom Dec. 3, 2018, for Class 19-01 in the course at Fort McCoy, Wis. The course is 14 days long and, i
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Photo Essay: Magic Carpet Ride lift ready for use at Fort McCoy's Whitetail Ridge Ski Area

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/17/2018 The Magic Carpet lift system is shown Dec. 3, 2018, at Whitetail Ridge Ski Area at Fort McCoy, Wis. The system was constructed at Fort McCoy between September and November for use in the 2018-19 winter season. According the manufacturer, the system is a
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Photo Essay: Fort McCoy holds December 2018 NAF sale

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/17/2018 Fort McCoy community members participated in a non-appropriated fund sale Dec. 12, 2018, at Fort McCoy, Wis. The sale, coordinated by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR), allowed DFMWR to sell off unused or dated items that were on inventory
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Photo Essay -- Fort McCoy's old community activity center renovation: December 2018

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/17/2018 Contractors with Platt Construction of Tomah, Wis., worked on the former community activity center, building 2000, in December 2018 as part of a $5.1 million renovation of the building. Construction completion is planned for fall 2019. Once complete, the building will support the Army
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Photo Essay -- Fort McCoy Dining Facility Construction: December 2018

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/17/2018 Contractors with L.S. Black Constructors of St. Paul, Minn., worked on two new dining facilities at Fort McCoy, Wis., during December 2018. The first is a new $13.5 million, 1,428-person annual training/mobilization dining facility in the 1800 block. Work began on this facility i
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Photo Essay: December 2018 Snow Removal Ops at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/17/2018 Equipment operators with the Fort McCoy snow removal contractor, Kaiyuh Services LLC of Anchorage, Alaska, were busy clearing snow at Fort McCoy, Wis., in early December. Winter in Wisconsin can provide all kinds of bad weather, including freezing rain, snow, or sleet at any
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Photo Essay: Fort McCoy remembers former President George H. W. Bush with 21-gun artillery salute

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/17/2018 Soldiers with the 426th Regional Training Institute (Wisconsin Military Academy) rendered honors to former President George Herbert Walker Bush on Dec. 6, 2018, with a 21-gun artillery salute at the Parade Field at Fort McCoy, Wis. In accordance with Army Regulation 600-25, guns were
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Task Force Dagger Operation Cold Steel III

Story by SSG Christopher Sofia on 12/12/2018 Operation Cold Steel II's Task Force Ultimate finished out strong during the humid summer months at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. Back at JB-MDL, N.J., just two months later, Task Force Dagger picked up the torch to host the U.S. Army's largest gunnery
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Photo Essay: 2018 Fort McCoy Thanksgiving meal

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/12/2018 Troops partook in a Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 14, 2018, at an installation dining facility at Fort McCoy, Wis. Dozens of troops participated in the meal that was organized by the Food Program Management Office with the Fort McCoy Logistics Readiness Center and the full
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Photo Essay: First CWOC class starts training for 2018-19 winter season at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/12/2018 Instructor Joe Ernst with the Cold-Weather Operations Course discussed how to prevent cold-weather injuries during the first day of training Dec. 3, 2018, for Class 19-01 in the course at Fort McCoy, Wis. And with that 38 students continued with their training. The course
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Hundreds of hunters find success during 2018 gun-deer season at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 12/07/2018 Hundreds of hunters found success during the 2018 gun-deer season at Fort McCoy held Nov. 17-25. There were 1,394 hunters who took to the woods at Fort McCoy, harvesting more than 440 deer during the post's 2018 nine-day gun-deer season. A final harvest total
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