Fort McCoy

Contractors remove decades-old buildings on Fort McCoy's cantonment area

Story by Scott Sturkol on 10/27/2017 Two rows of decades-old buildings are being removed on Fort McCoy's cantonment area near the old main gate area. The overall task order for building demolition includes 12 buildings 2118 -2197 and 2140-2148, said Mark Nelson, construction inspector with the Directorate of Public Works,
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Fort McCoy athletes participate, place in Sparta Half Marathon

Story by Scott Sturkol on 10/27/2017 Several athletes from Fort McCoy ran in the Sparta Half Marathon Oct. 14 with three of those runners earning second, third, and fourth places in the race. Capt. Adan Rivas with the 181st Multi-Functional Training Brigade earned second place with a time of 1:32:44.
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McCoy Ten-Miler coach: It started with a vision and a plan for success'

BY LT. COL. MARK WOOMMAVOVAH 181st Multi-Functional Training Brigade, and Fort McCoy Army Ten-Miler coach During the 2017 Army Ten-Miler competition Oct. 8 in Washington, D.C., the Fort McCoy Army Ten-Miler team earned a second place finish in the Reserve Mixed Category. Team Fort McCoy didn't achieve its success by
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Fort McCoy ArtiFACT: Sandstone abrader one of many pre-contact items found at installation

Archaeology work has been ongoing at Fort McCoy for more than 30 years. One of the unique artifacts found in that process includes a sandstone abrader. The artifact was recovered from one of the pre-contact archaeological sites at the installation. Abraders are used for grinding, shaping, polishing, smoothing, and sharpening
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October: This Month in History at Fort McCoy

Story by Aimee Malone on 10/27/2017 Fort McCoy, Wis., was established in 1909. Here is a look back at some installation history from October 2017 and back. 75 years ago Oct. 10, 1942 Area Boy Scouts visited Camp McCoy to help collect scrap metal from the artillery range. The Boy
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Quarterly council meeting at Fort McCoy focuses on driving safety

Story by Aimee Malone on 10/27/2017 Seasonal driving hazards were the focus of the Oct. 17 Safety and Occupational Health Advisory Council meeting. One of the biggest fall driving hazards is deer crossing the road, said Safety Specialist Don Vender with the Installation Safety Office. October through December is the
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Special duty: Fort McCoy comptrollers hone skills at annual conference

Story by Aimee Malone on 10/26/2017 Every year, the American Society of Military Comptrollers puts on the National Professional Development Institute. And every year, Fort McCoy sends one or two comptrollers from the Resource Management Office. In 2017, Budget Analyst Brenda Cafferty and Budget Technician Karen Hanratty were selected to
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Fort McCoy DFMWR: Supporting troops, taking care of Family

Story by Aimee Malone on 10/26/2017 A lot of pieces go into supporting Fort McCoy's busy summer training season and the accompanying exercises, as well as training throughout the year. The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (DFMWR) does its part, too, working to keep service members' morale
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Power Day: 59th Ordnance Brigade recognizes achievement

Story by Terrance Bell on 10/26/2017 FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 26, 2017) -- Recognition of deeds well done in support of the 59th Ordnance Brigade highlighted the first Power Day awards and honors ceremony at Whittington Field Friday. Col. Sean Davis, 59th Ord. Bde. commander, hosted the ceremony that heralded
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Battle-drill, institutional training part of busy fall schedule at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 10/25/2017 Training activity at Fort McCoy in late October and into November includes a healthy dose of battle-drill training as well as institutional training. Throughout October, battle-drill and weekend training has included numerous National Guard and Army Reserve units completing Army Warrior Tasks and weapo
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Multiple law-enforcement agencies train at Fort McCoy's CACTF

Story by Scott Sturkol on 10/02/2017 The roar of a BearCat truck marked with "Sauk County" on the side could be heard rolling along a road at the Combined Arms Collective Training Facility (CACTF) on Sept. 20 at Fort McCoy as it transported a team of law-enforcement personnel to a
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