FORT MCCOY

Wisconsin National Guard holds UH-60 Black Hawk training ops at Fort McCoy

Aircrew with the Wisconsin National Guard at Madison operated several UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters June 19 at Fort McCoy, Wis., as part of annual training at the post. Members of the unit regularly complete training operations at Fort McCoy and the unit also supports numerous training events at the installatio
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Blanchfield welcomes new command sergeant major

Story by Maria Christina Yager on 07/09/2019 FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Fort Campbell welcomed a new command sergeant major July 9. Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Earle passed responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Santiago during a change of responsibility ceremony
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Photo Essay: Fort McCoy offers camper rentals, more

Story by Scott Sturkol on 07/09/2019 The Fort McCoy (Wis.) Recreational Equipment Checkout has multiple types of campers located at Pine View Campground available for authorized patrons to rent. Authorized patrons for items like boats and recreational vehicles that can be taken to areas off post are active-duty military, retired
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Butterfly Field Days planned at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 07/09/2019 A pair of Butterfly Field Days are planned at Fort McCoy in late July to provide people with an understanding of the unique habitat on post that allows for rare species to flourish. The first field day will be 1-4 p.m. July 26 at
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Fort McCoy members support local 2019 Independence Day events

Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Garvey with the Fort McCoy Noncommissioned Officer Academy spoke during the Highground Independence Day observance July 4 in Neilsville, Wis. Garvey was one of several Fort McCoy military members supporting Independence Day events in local communities near the installation. Staff Sgts. Anthony Cintron and Carlos Perez,
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Fort McCoy LGBT Pride Month speaker: Live authentically

Story by Aimee Malone on 07/09/2019 Fort McCoy celebrated LGBT Pride Month with a luncheon and presentation June 27 at McCoy's Community Center. Guest speaker Sandy Eichel, a professional speaker, diversity and inclusion consultant, and wealth-management adviser, spoke to Fort McCoy community members about the importance of inclusion and living
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Fort McCoy NCOA holds academywide run with staff, students

Photo Essay by Staff Sgt. Jae Jung Fort McCoy Noncommissioned Officer Academy Students and staff with the Fort McCoy Noncommissioned Officer Academy (NCOA) held an academywide run June 27, 2019, on the cantonment area at Fort McCoy, Wis. The NCOA was activated at Fort McCoy in 1988. The academy i
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Army Reserve CSM visits with Fort McCoy NCOA students

Photo Essay by Staff Sgt. Jae Jung Fort McCoy Noncommissioned Officer Academy Command Sgt. Maj. Ted L. Copeland, Army Reserve command sergeant major, talked with students June 26, 2019, at the Fort McCoy (Wis.) Noncommissioned Officer Academy. Copeland regularly meets with students at the academy, where hundreds of Soldiers are
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348th Engineer Company completes grenade training as part of mobilization at Fort McCoy

Photo Essay by Staff Sgt. Robert Larson 181st Multi-Functional Training Brigade Soldiers with the 348th Engineer Company (Combat Clearance) held grenade training at a range area June 20, 2019, at Fort McCoy, Wis. The 348th completed the training as part of mobilization training for an upcoming deployment. The unit i
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181st MFTB gains new commander during late-June ceremony at Fort McCoy

Col. David C. Woodruff Jr. is the new commander of the 181st Multi-Functional Training Brigade. During a change of command ceremony June 28 at Fort McCoy's Commemorative Area, Woodruff assumed command from Col. James M. "Brooks" Schultze, who had previously taken command July 28, 2017. Maj. Gen. Erik C. Peterson,
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Photo Essay: Chinook helicopters, crews support training at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 07/01/2019 An aircrew with the 2nd Battalion, 238th General Support Aviation Battalion of the Illinois National Guard flew a CH-47 Chinook helicopter on a mission June 12, 2019, from the cantonment area at Fort McCoy, Wis. Two Chinook helicopters from the battalion were completing heavy
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