FORT MCCOY

Photo Essay: Fort McCoy Construction Operations - March 6, 2019

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/12/2019 Contractors were busy working on numerous projects at Fort McCoy on March 6, 2019. Projects included work on two new dining facilities, renovation of an old community center, construction on a new emergency operations center, and more. Most all projects under construction or renovatio
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Photo Essay: Wisconsin Challenge Academy cadets take winter walk

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/12/2019 Cadets in the Wisconsin Challenge Academy walk in a formation Feb. 27, 2019, on the cantonment area at Fort McCoy, Wis. The Challenge Academy, a Fort McCoy tenant organization, offers youth the opportunity to change the direction of their lives and develop the strength
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Photo Essay: Soldiers train in 89B Advanced Leader Course at Fort McCoy

Soldiers who are "89-Bravos" from Army units across the country participate in training March 1, 2019, in the 89B Advanced Leader Course (ALC) at Fort McCoy, Wis. The course is taught by the 13th Battalion, 100th (13th, 100th) Regiment. An ALC is a branch-specific course that provides Soldiers selected for
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Photo Essay: 379th Chemical Company trains at Fort McCoy in early March 2019

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/12/2019 Soldiers with the 379th Chemical Company, the "Southside Dragons," of Chicago conducted training at Fort McCoy, Wis., in early March 2019. The unit's Soldiers were at the installation completing training in their pre-deployment validation exercise, Operation Enduring Dragon. Located in the heart of the
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Guardsman Recognized as Exemplary Soldier

Story by SPC Tori Miller on 03/12/2019 From day one of joining the National Guard, Sgt. Dominique Bailey has worked to make a better life for her three children while balancing her role as a noncommissioned officer. Bailey faced many challenges prior to joining the Guard. She was a rowdy
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Photo Essay: Snow Scenes at Fort McCoy, Feb. 27, 2019

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/12/2019 People continued to work Feb. 27, 2019, on post after a snowfall dropped 8 inches of snow at Fort McCoy, Wis. During February, Fort McCoy received near-record amounts of snowfall for the month with more than 35 inches of snow having fallen at the
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Photo Essay: Fort McCoy and the American Flag

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/11/2019 The flag of the United States of America is shown flying Feb. 27, 2019, on the flagpole in front of Garrison Headquarters at Fort McCoy, Wis. Located in the heart of the upper Midwest, Fort McCoy is the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin.
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Photo Essay: Students complete training in RTS-Maintenance 91L course at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/08/2019 Students in the 91L10 Construction Equipment Maintenance Repairer Course worked together to take an engine out of a grader Feb. 20, 2019, during training at Fort McCoy's Regional Training Site-Maintenance facility at Fort McCoy, Wis. The completion of the course provided the students with
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Photo Essay: Students for Cold-Weather Operations Course Class 19-05 complete skiing familiarization at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/07/2019 Students in Fort McCoy Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) Class 19-05 practiced skiing Feb. 25, 2019, at Whitetail Ridge Ski Area at Fort McCoy, Wis. In addition to skiing, CWOC students are trained on a variety of cold-weather subjects, including snowshoe training as well a
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Photo Essay: Cold-Weather Operations Course Class 19-05 classroom training

Story by Scott Sturkol on 03/07/2019 Cold-Weather Operations Course Class 19-05 students watched a training video during their first day of training Feb. 21, 2019, at Fort McCoy, Wis. It was the first of many types of classroom training in the course. The course is 14 days long and, i
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Photo Essay: Training ops and snow at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 02/26/2019 During February 2019, at least 30 inches of snow and likely more fell at Fort McCoy adding to the winter experience for troops training at the installation. According to the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS), thousands of service members trained at
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