Monday, September 28, 2020

Fort McCoy

Contractors prepare the landscape for the construction of new homes Sept. 16, at the South Post Housing area at Fort McCoy. Seven new family housing units will be built under a project managed by the Army Corps of Engineers. Project completion is scheduled for summer 2020. (U.S. Army Photo by Ken Green, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 9:57am
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 Global in May and the notice to proceed...
People attending the 2019 Fort McCoy Retiree Appreciation Day attend a benefits fair on Sept. 6 in Rumpel Fitness Center. Nearly 600 people attended the event that took place throughout the day on post and was organized by the Fort McCoy Soldier for Life-Retirement Services Office. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 8:40am
Nearly 600 military retirees and family members attended the 2019 Retiree Appreciation Day (RAD) on Sept. 6 at Fort McCoy. The annual event is coordinated by the Fort McCoy Soldier For Life-Retirement Services Office (SFL-RSO) of the Directorate of Human Resources. "This year's event went very well...
An employee operates a Rough Terrain Container Handler to move cargo associated with U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) Transportation Management System (TMS) prototype operations July 11,  at Fort McCoy (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 9:07am
U.S. Transportation Command is continually working to improve the capabilities of global transportation systems on behalf of the Department of Defense (DOD) and Fort McCoy is one of the first installations to be a part of that effort with the testing of the Transportation Management System (TMS)...
Pictured at Fort McCoy, from left, are Sgt. 1st Class Justin McCarthy, Sgt. 1st Class Eric Juhl, Sgt. Roger Williams and Sgt. Daniel McElroy. The four Soldiers, along with Master Sgt. Ryan Cameron helped rescue a man and two children from a car accident Aug. 15 in Sparta.  (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:27am
During the early evening of Aug. 15, Sgt. Roger Williams had left Fort McCoy to go back to his hotel in Sparta after wrapping up a day of training at the installation. Little did he know his drive back to the hotel would play a role in saving the lives of a grandfather and his two granddaughters....
Jim Bieze with the Directorate of Human Resources stands next to a static display of a Huey helicopter at the Commemorative Area at Fort McCoy, on Aug. 12. The aircraft resembles a helicopter he flew on as a door gunner while serving in the Army in Vietnam in the 1960s. Bieze retired Aug. 31 with 47 years of federal service that includes military and military civilian service time. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 9:51am
James W. "Jim" Bieze with Fort McCoy's Directorate of Human Resources retires Aug. 31 with 47 years of federal service that includes 20 years as a Department of Army civilian employee and 27 years on active duty for the Army. Bieze, 72 and a Bedford, Ind., native, is a human resources assistant (...
An aircrew operates a C-130H Hercules with the 136th Airlift Wing of the Texas Air National Guard at Fort Worth at Young Air Assault Strip on South Post on July 16. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 8:49am
Air Force special operators parachuted from a C-130 Hercules to Fort McCoy's Young Air Assault Strip and the Sparta-Fort McCoy Airport on July 17 to "secure" the airfields. This was among many scenarios that took place on post for exercise Patriot North 2019 from July 15-18. Those special ops...
Leaders from throughout the Fort McCoy Garrison, tenant organizations, and state and local government agencies meet in McCoy's Community Center on July 10 as part of a follow-up Army Community Partnership (ACP) Conference at Fort McCoy. (U.S. ArmyPhoto by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:19am
Leaders from throughout the Fort McCoy Garrison, tenant organizations, and state and local government agencies met in McCoy's Community Center on July 10, 2019, as part of a follow-up Army Community Partnership (ACP) Conference at Fort McCoy. An initial related conference took place April 25 at...
Soldiers drive a military vehicle on Highway 21 on June 19, 2019, at Fort McCoy. Summer means increased training traffic near the installation and people are reminded to practice extra safety precautions as traffic increases. Thousands of transient training troops complete operations at Fort McCoy every year with a majority doing their training during the summer. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:13am
The summer training season is underway at Fort McCoy, which means community members can expect heavier traffic than usual throughout post and along Highway 21. The heaviest traffic is most likely to occur in July and August when Fort McCoy will host two Combat Support Training Exercises in addition...
Fort McCoy, local, and state government personnel learn about intergovernmental and community partnerships during the Army Community Partnership Kick-off and Needs and Capacity Conference on April 25, 2019. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:07am
Leaders from throughout the Fort McCoy Garrison, tenant organizations, and state and local government agencies participate in the Army Community Partnership Kick-off and Needs and Capacity Conference on April 25 at Fort McCoy. The conference supported the Army Community Partnership Program at Fort...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:24am
The Fort McCoy Army Mud Assault Run is scheduled for June 8 at Whitetail Ridge Ski Area. The Fort McCoy Mud Assault race is 3 miles in length and features more than 25 obstacles and mud pits. The Mud Assault is challenging for both amateurs and skilled athletes. Heats begin at 11 a.m. A 1 mile...

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