FORT MCCOY

2019 Fort McCoy Vigilant Triad exercise included simulated HAZMAT response, CP Railroad support

Story by Scott Sturkol on 04/09/2019 The 2019 Vigilant Triad exercise at Fort McCoy was held at Fort McCoy March 18-21 with the majority of the activity happening March 20. Vigilant Triad is a full-scale exercise that helps the installation test its response to a variety of incidents and accidents,
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Fort McCoy CWOC training for 2018-19 finishes with hundreds trained

Story by Scott Sturkol on 04/08/2019 More than 220 students who were part of six, 14-day training sessions graduated from the Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) during the 2018-19 winter training season at Fort McCoy. Overall, nearly 400 service members including Marines, Sailors, and Soldiers received some type of cold-weather operatio
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Sailors graduate from Cold-Weather Operations Course training at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 04/08/2019 Numerous Sailors were among the 40-plus service members who completed training in the arduous Cold-Weather Operations Course Class 19-06 from March 7-21 at Fort McCoy. The Navy personnel were part of the 14-day course, which was organized by Fort McCoy's Directorate of Plans, Training,
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Tomah VAMC recognizes Fort McCoy personnel for support with treatment project

Story by Scott Sturkol on 04/05/2019 A representative with the Tomah Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center of Tomah, Wis., presented Fort McCoy employee Rob Weisbrod with a special appreciation award April 3 at Fort McCoy. Weisbrod, the training support officer for the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS),
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Fort McCoy's 2019 prescribed burn season underway

Story by Scott Sturkol on 04/05/2019 Several prescribed burns have already taken place at Fort McCoy in 2019, including recent prescribed burns at areas on both North Post and South Post. Charles Mentzel, Fort McCoy forestry technician who oversees the prescribed burn program, said the burns are completed with a
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Operation Cold Steel III's Task Force Fortnite trains Reserve gunnery crews at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 04/05/2019 Hundreds of Army Reserve Soldiers are completing training as members of Convoy Protection Platform gunnery crews during Operation Cold Steel III between late March and early May at Fort McCoy. Operation Cold Steel (OCS) III, operating under Task Force Fortnite at Fort McCoy, i
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Fort McCoy earns Bronze Award during 2019 ACOE competition

Story by Scott Sturkol on 04/05/2019 The Army's Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management recently announced that Fort McCoy earned the Bronze Award in the active Army category in the 2019 Army Communities of Excellence (ACOE) competition. Fort McCoy last earned Army Communities of Excellence honor
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Fort McCoy plans 2019 Arbor Day celebration

Story by Scott Sturkol on 04/05/2019 Fort McCoy will hold its annual Arbor Day celebration 9 a.m. April 26 near the Main Gate in the cantonment area at the installation. During the observance, Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col. Hui Chae Kim and other installation personnel will help children from the
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Getting Sharp on the Topic of SHARP

Story by Cheryl Phillips on 04/04/2019 With the variety of news feeds and outlets out there today, it's not hard to run across a story about sexual assault. The very fact that news is 24/7 seems to make the topic of sexual assault a nearly constant theme. Add to that
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Photo Essay: Training look-back -- 2015 ROTC Training at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 04/03/2019 Army ROTC cadets and Soldiers participated in an event Oct. 23, 2015, for the U.S. Army Cadet Command 3rd Brigade Ranger Challenge competition at Fort McCoy, Wis. More than 200 people associated with the command were a part of the competition on Fort McCoy
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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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