FORT MCCOY NEWS

Fort McCoy ArtiFACT: Madison triangular projectile point

In July 2019, natural-resources field technicians with Colorado State University's Center for the Environmental Management of Military Lands were performing an invasive-species identification survey near the Young Air Assault Strip at Fort McCoy when they noticed an oddly shaped rock on the ground surface. The field supervisor contacted fellow contractors,
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Photo Essay: Fort McCoy celebrates Day for Kids 2019

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/25/2019 Photo Essay by Christie B. Clark Fort McCoy Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Children participated in games and other activities Sept. 14, 2019, during the 2019 Fort McCoy Day for Kids held at Rumpel Fitness Center and the School-Age Center/Youth Center
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Project to build seven new military family housing units begins at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/25/2019 Contractor Relyant Global LLC of Maryville, Tenn., has begun work on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-led project to build seven new military family housing units at the South Post Housing area at Fort McCoy. A contract of $6.6 million was awarded to Relyant
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Fort McCoy Central Issue Facility's armor items scanned for serviceability

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/25/2019 More than 23,000 pieces of ceramic-plate body armor were scanned for serviceability from early to mid-September at the Logistics Readiness Center Central Issue Facility (CIF) at Fort McCoy. The Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command Central Management Office (CMO) Non-Destructive Test Equipment (NDTE) Mission sent
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Photo Essay: A-10 training held at Fort McCoy's Young Air Assault Strip

Photo Essay by Russell Gamache Fort McCoy Multimedia-Visual Information Office An A-10 Thunderbolt with the 104th Fighter Squadron of the Maryland Air National Guard at Baltimore practiced landing approaches Sept. 10, 2019, at Young Air Assault Strip on South Post at Fort McCoy, Wis. The A-10 training was another unique
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Photo Essay: M2 live-fire training by 300th Military Police Brigade at Fort McCoy

Photo by Russell Gamache Fort McCoy Multimedia-Visual Information Office Soldiers with the 300th Military Police Brigade conducted live-fire training with the M2 .50-caliber machine gun Aug. 21, 2019, at a live-fire range at Fort McCoy, Wis. The training helps keep military police in the unit proficient on the weapon. Fort
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MICC-Fort McCoy delivers results for customers countrywide

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/24/2019 Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC)-Fort McCoy has grown in recent years, and it's because of great work done by great people, said MICC Director Tony Steinhoff. MICC-Fort McCoy supports the garrison as well as the post's tenant organizations with the solicitation and awarding
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Photo Essay: Swim team recognizes Rumpel Fitness Center staff at Fort McCoy

Jeff Utesch was presented with an appreciation plaque Sept. 12, 2019, at the pool at Rumpel Fitness Center from Julia Koput, coach for the Total Force Swim Team, which includes many Fort McCoy youth. Utesch and the entire fitness center staff were recognized for ongoing support for the team. Also
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Photo Essay: Fort McCoy volunteer recognized

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/24/2019 Deputy to the Garrison Commander James A. Chen presented an Army certificate of appreciation Sept. 20, 2019, on behalf of the Fort McCoy Garrison to Aiko Timm at Rumpel Fitness Center at Fort McCoy, Wis. Timm was recognized for her continuous volunteer work to
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Photo Essay: Fort McCoy observes 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/24/2019 Fort McCoy, Wis., community members watched the documentary, The Borinqueneers, during the installation observance Sept. 19, 2019, of Hispanic Heritage Month. The documentary is about the Puerto Rican 65th Infantry Regiment. Dozens of people attended. Hispanic Heritage Month is held from Sept. 15 to
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USO celebrates Air Force's 72nd birthday early at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 09/16/2019 USO-Wisconsin volunteer Judy Adank dished up a root beer float Sept. 16, 2019, during a celebration of the Air Force's 72nd birthday at the USO facility at Fort McCoy, Wis. Soldiers, Sailors at Fort McCoy for training, and several retired Air Force Airmen participated
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