FORT MCCOY

Photo Essay: Color guard for 2018 Fort McCoy Garrison change-of-command ceremony

Story by Scott Sturkol on 05/23/2018 The color guard played an important role during the Fort McCoy Garrison change-of-command ceremony May 19, 2018, at Fort McCoy, Wis. Col. Hui Chae Kim took command of the garrison from Col. David J. Pinter Sr. Color guard details began in the U.S. military
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New commander takes helm at Fort McCoy Garrison

Story by Scott Sturkol on 05/22/2018 Col. Hui Chae Kim became Fort McCoy's newest garrison commander at a change-of-command ceremony May 19 at the installation's Rumpel Fitness Center. Kim assumed command from Col. David J. Pinter Sr., who held the position since March 11, 2016. Installation Management Command (IMCOM)-Readiness Director
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Medal of Honor recipient speaks at Fort McCoy Community Salute

Story by Catherine Carroll on 05/21/2018 Fort McCoy, Wis. The Fort McCoy community gathered together for an Our Community Salutes event at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin on Armed Forces Day, May 19, to salute graduating high school seniors who have enlisted in the military. Our Community Salutes, created in 2009 by
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Major, American Samoan shares story at Fort McCoy Asian-American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance

Story by Aimee Malone on 05/21/2018 The contributions of Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders, and other ethnic and cultural groups are essential to the United States' heritage and success as a country, said Maj. Eline D. Moeolo-Tuitele at Fort McCoy's Asian-American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance May 17 at McCoy's Community Center. Moeolo-Tuitele
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Army Reserve senior gunners certified at Cold Steel

Story by Debralee Best on 05/18/2018 FORT MCCOY, Wis. Two U.S. Army Reserve senior gunnery noncommissioned officers were certified last year during Cold Steel I. This year, they, with the support of active duty master gunners, are passing their expertise on to certify more than 30 Army Reserve senior gunner
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Photo Essay: Cold Steel II Training Ops at Fort McCoy in May

Story by Scott Sturkol on 05/18/2018 Soldiers on post for training in Operation Cold Steel II conducted operations at numerous range areas in May at Fort McCoy, Wis. Operation Cold Steel II began in mid-February 2018. According to exercise planners, Operation Cold Steel II operations at Fort McCoy for 2018
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Photo Essay: Garrison Commander holds exit press conference at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 05/18/2018 Garrison Commander Col. David J. Pinter Sr. participated in a press conference with local media May 14, 2018, at Fort McCoy, Wis. Pinter reflected on his time at the installation and explained how Fort McCoy continues to build its capacity and capability as a
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Photo Essay: Flag set at half-staff at Fort McCoy for 2018 National Peace Officers Memorial Day

Story by Scott Sturkol on 05/18/2018 The flag of the United States of America was flown at half-staff on the garrison flagpole May 15, 2018, at Fort McCoy, Wis., in honor of National Peace Officers Memorial Day. From the flag-lowering order: "During (National) Police Week, we acknowledge the incredible service
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Construction nears halfway point for ACP project at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 05/18/2018 Construction on the new Access Control Point (ACP) project that will replace the current Gate 20 at Fort McCoy is close to 50 percent complete, said Ken Green, COR with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is managing the contract. A $9.9
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Fort McCoy's car wash upgraded with new equipment

Story by Scott Sturkol on 05/18/2018 The installation's publicly accessible car wash, located on South Headquarters Avenue on Fort McCoy's cantonment area, has many new upgrades that members of the Fort McCoy community might not know about, said Karla Rynes with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreatio
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396th CSH closes the loop on poor team communication

Story by CPT Sarah Knowlton on 05/14/2018 ROCHESTER, Minn. We all practice our Military Occupational Specialty (MOS). We all have skills, but we need to come together to work as a team. This is what Soldiers of the 396th Combat Support Hospital out of Vancouver, Washington, experienced while training o
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