Fort McCoy Community
MAJOR UNITS AND ORGANIZATIONS
86th Training Division
The 86th Training Division is recognized as the U.S. Army Reserve’s premier organization that assists joint, combined and active Army forces in training and assessing unit readiness through live training events. The division trains and assesses Army Reserve units in accordance with U.S. Army Reserve Command and U.S. Army Forces Command directives in support of operational and functional commands through the conduct of warrior exercises and combat support training exercises. Visit www.usar.army.mil/Commands/Training/84th-TNG-CMD/86th-TNG-DIV.
88th Regional Support Command
The 88th Regional Support Command is a two-star command that provides services and base operations support to more than 55,000 Army Reserve soldiers, families and civilians dispersed across 19 states in the northern U.S. from the Ohio River to the Pacific. The command’s mission is to provide seamless, efficient and timely personnel, information management, funding, physical security, facilities, training areas, safety, environmental, force development, logistics, area maintenance support activities, equipment concentration sites and soldier readiness processing center support to Army Reserve soldiers, civilians, family members and units in the region. The command also provides mission command for the bands and other units as directed. Visit www.usar.army.mil/Commands/Support/88th-RSC.
181st Infantry Brigade
The 181st Infantry Brigade (training support) enables units throughout the complete training cycle in order to achieve collective training readiness in accordance with FORSCOM and 1st Army directives in building units able to meet Army force generation requirements. Visit www.first.army.mil/divwest/content.aspx?ContentID=181.
Mission & Installation Contracting Command — Fort McCoy
MICC provides Army commands, installations and activities with disciplined and responsive contracting solutions and oversight. On order, the command provides trained and deployable contracting support brigades to the operating force. MICC-Fort McCoy supports the installation, its tenants and the 88th Regional Support Command with geographic locations in a 19-state region. Visit www.micc.army.mil/installations/mccoy.
Noncommissioned Officer Academy
The NCO Academy’s mission is to train and develop competent, adaptive leaders in decisive actions with the skills and attributes necessary to lead, train and mentor soldiers for current and future operating environments in an era of persistent conflict. Academy courses taught at Fort McCoy include the Basic Leader Course and Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course. Visit www.usar.army.mil/Commands/US-Army-Reserve/Fort-McCoy-Main/Fort-McCoy.
Wisconsin Challenge Academy
The Wisconsin Challenge Academy is an alternative education program designed to reclaim the lives of at-risk youth and produce graduates with the values, skills, education and self-discipline necessary to succeed as adults. The 17-month program is divided into two phases. The 5 1/2-month residential phase, at Fort McCoy, is a high-impact, quasi-military environment. This phase focuses on academic excellence; job skills; physical fitness; leadership and followership; health, hygiene and nutrition; life-coping skills; responsible citizenship and character development; and service to the community. The 12 months following graduation, or the post-residential phase, provides a trained mentor with weekly contact and monthly reports. Visit www.challengeacademy.org.
Wisconsin Military Academy
The 426th Regiment Regional Training Institute is the Wisconsin National Guard’s educational institution, providing a professional learning environment, quality instruction and training support. Through the Wisconsin Military Academy at Fort McCoy, the 426th trains future leaders through its Officers Candidate School and Warrant Officer Candidate School. It also provides technical education for the basic field artillery military occupational specialty qualifications and field artillery noncommissioned officer education system, as well as truck driving, combat lifesaving and other courses. Visit https://dma.wi.gov/DMA/about/ng/arng/426thrti.
Wisconsin State Patrol Academy
The Wisconsin State Patrol Academy provides diverse training for state patrol personnel, federal and local law enforcement officers, and state employees. The facility is used by other agencies for training programs as well. The academy is located on 50 acres of the Fort McCoy military installation. Visit http://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/about-wisdot/careers/patrol/academy.aspx.