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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...
Contractors work on a new 1,428-person annual training/mobilization dining facility April 1, 2019 at Fort McCoy, Wis. The project, coordinated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is being constructed by contractor L.S. Black Constructors of St. Paul, Minn., and is supposed to be completed later in 2019. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 9:00am
Contractor L.S. Black Constructors of St. Paul, Minn., continues work on two new 1,428-person annual training/mobilization dining facilities on Fort McCoy. Both projects are U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE)-coordinated projects, said Nathan Butts, contract oversight representative with the Fort...
Contractors work on the Fort McCoy Main Gate project May 15.  The project was awarded to contractor Perimeter Security Partners of Brentwood, Tenn., at an amount of approximately $3.2 million. Expected completion time of the project is mid-November 2019. (U.S. Army Photo by Ken Green, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 9:42am
Fort McCoy's Main Gate was closed in mid-March for construction that will continue through November. Work on the project is well under way, said Ken Green with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office at Fort McCoy. The design and construction of this project is being handled by the Army Corp of...
A child has his photo taken after having a camouflage pattern face painting done during the 2019 Armed Forces Day Open House at Fort McCoy. (U.S. Army Photos by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 9:37am
Rain showers mostly held off to allow thousands of people to take part in the 2019 Fort McCoy Armed Forces Day Open House. Unlike the 2018 event, when visitors had sunny skies and warm temperatures, visitors to the 2019 open house experienced cool temperatures in the 40s and cloudy skies with an...
Holocaust survivor Nathan Taffel shares his story during the Fort McCoy Days of Remembrance observance April 30, 2019, in building 905 at Fort McCoy. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:09am
Holocaust survivor Nathan Taffel shared his story with Fort McCoy community members during the Holocaust Days of Remembrance observance April 30. Taffel was born Naftali Taffel to a farming family in Poland in 1928. They moved to Radomysl Wielki when he was young to provide a chance for his seven...
Law enforcement officers bow their heads in remembrance of those who have fallen in the line of duty at the Monroe County Law Enforcement Appreciation held in Sparta Friday afternoon.  Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:40am
As part of National Police Week, law enforcement officers from the Sparta, Fort McCoy and Tomah Police Departments as well as the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol were recognized by members of the community as well as fellow officers during a Law Enforcement Appreciation...
Visitors stop by the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch information area to see Biologist Tim Wilder and a bull snake he was handling during last year's Armed Forces Day Open House  (U.S. Army Photos by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 9:39am
The annual Armed Forces Day Open House is May 18 at Fort McCoy, and the 2019 event will have a good mix of old favorites and new activities. Armed Forces Day is the third Saturday in May. It was created Aug. 31, 1949, to replace separate Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force Days. The single-day...
William "Bo" Pearson with the Tomah Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center presents a special appreciation award to Training Support Officer Rob Weisbrod with the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security at Fort McCoy. Weisbrod, along with other members of DPTMS, were recognized by VA providers with the Combat Residential Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Program for starting a treatment project for patients at Fort McCoy. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 9:40am
A representative with the Tomah Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center 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), was recognized...
Military vehicles and equipment with the 389th Engineer Battalion are loaded on railcars Feb. 5 at the rail yard at Fort McCoy. The movement is for the 389th's future involvement in Operation Resolute Castle 2019 in Poland. U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am
For several days in early February, Soldiers with the 389th Engineer Battalion worked with Fort McCoy Logistics Readiness Center (LRC) personnel and others to load 38 railcars with military vehicles and equipment. The movement is for the 389th's future involvement in Operation Resolute Castle 2019...

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