Fort McCoy
Sparta, WI 54656, USA

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Spc. Taylor Mitchell (left), Pfc. Marcus Bird, Spc. Cody Wrensch and Staff Sgt. Frankie Tedtaotao, all with the 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Company of Green Bay, Wisconsin, participate in land-navigation training at Compass Course 2 at Fort McCoy. The training was part of a larger extended combat

History

Soldiers at the installation for training tour areas at the historic Commemorative Area at Fort McCoy. The Commemorative Area consists of five World War II-era buildings set aside to help tell Fort McCoy’s unique story. These facilities are representative of the types found in the cantonment area when it wa

Arrival

Staff Sgt. Dean Telecsan with the 142nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight of the Oregon Air National Guard at Portland examines a dummy munition during training for Exercise Audacious Warrior on South Post at Fort McCoy. The exercise, coordinated by the Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 115th Civil Engineer

Life on Post

Soldiers at Fort McCoy for training in the Exportable Combat Training Capability exercise fly Blackhawk helicopters over an area near Sparta Pond during exercise operations on North Post at Fort McCoy. Exportable Combat Training Capability is the Army National Guard’s program to provide participants with an experience similar to a

Exploring the Local Area

Students with Coulee Christian School of West Salem, Wisconsin, and Royall Middle School of Elroy participate in snow tubing at Whitetail Ridge Ski Area at Fort McCoy. Dozens of students participated in the special opening of the ski area for fun on the slopes. (Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, January

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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

September: This Month in History at Fort McCoy

Story by Theresa R Fitzgerald on 09/22/2017 Fort McCoy, Wis., was established in 1909. Here is a look back at some installation history from September 2017 and back. 50 Years Ago circa September 1967 The Real McCoy produced a 25-page anniversary edition celebrating the 25th anniversary of the cantonment area

Fort McCoy ArtiFACT: Discovery of .30-caliber cartridges, ammunition belt links

Archaeology work has been ongoing at Fort McCoy for more than 30 years. And while digging on an active military installation, it is not surprising for archaeologists contracted by Fort McCoy to come across many military-related artifacts. Recently, while excavating at a site at the installation, archaeologists recovered 33 .30-caliber
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