Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Fort McCoy WI

Contractors work on a new 1,428-person annual training/mobilization dining facility Feb. 5, 2020, in the 2400 block 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. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 9:41am
Throughout the winter of 2019-20, several construction projects have continued throughout Fort McCoy. Overall, through early February, winter weather on the installation has also been fairly mild and has helped contractors continue work on projects that include five battle simulations buildings,...
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, gives a presentation to students Feb. 7 at the Fort McCoy Noncommissioned Officer Academy. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 9:28am
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, gave a presentation to students Feb. 7, 2020, at the Fort McCoy Noncommissioned Officer Academy and completed other events during an official visit to the post. Luckey gave the students some career...
From left, Marcos Calderon, Rodosvaldo Pozo, Ernesto Rodriguez and Tomas Consuegra Rodriguez, shared their experiences to a packed house at the Monroe County Local History Room of being Cuban refugees. The four men arrived at Ft. McCoy during the Mariel Boatlift of 1980. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 11:06am
Forty years ago this summer, Marcos Calderon, Rodosvaldo Pozo, Ernesto Rodriguez and Tomas Consueergra Rodriguez, arrived on America’s shores as refugees from Cuba. The four men, in their early 20s at the time, were among the 124,796 arriving in southern Florida as part of the Mariel Boatlift, the...
Fort McCoy Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) Class 20-02 students build a fire after building an improvised shelter Jan. 15 at a South Post training area at Fort McCoy. CWOC students are trained on a variety of cold-weather subjects, including snowshoe training and skiing as well as how to use ahkio sleds and other gear. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 9:21am
Fort McCoy Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) Class 20-02 students built improvised shelters Jan. 15, 2020, at a South Post training area at Fort McCoy. During each session of CWOC, students spend several days in the field surviving in improvised shelters they built with materials they find and...
Fort McCoy Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) Class 20-02 students set up an Arctic 10-person tent Jan. 17  at a South Post training area at Fort McCoy.
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:43am
Thirty-nine Soldiers and Marines graduated from the Fort McCoy's Cold-Weather Operations Course's class 20-02 that took place Jan. 3-17. Led by instructors Hunter Heard, Manny Ortiz, and Joe Ernst with contractor Veterans Range Solutions, which works with Fort McCoy's Directorate of Plans, Training...
Rev. Everett Mitchell gives his presentation Jan. 16, 2020, during the Fort McCoy observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  The event was held in the installation's McCoy's Community Center. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 9:28am
Sharing time, helping others, and "spreading light" are the most important ways to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., said the Rev. Everett Mitchell, guest speaker at Fort McCoy's observance of the holiday Jan. 16. Mitchell is a juvenile court judge for Dane County Circuit Court. He...
Ben Johnston from the Kickapoo Valley Reserves helps demonstrate a technique for getting rid of buckthorn. Contributed photo
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 9:19am
There was a great turnout at the Monroe County invasive Species working Group (MCISWG) Field Trip this past week. Participants were mostly local landowners, but several Lands Specialists came from the Ho-Chunk Nation as well. The demonstration was led by Kevin Luepke of Fort McCoy’s Directorate of...
Fort McCoy Army Community Service (ACS) Director Kevin Herman and ACS Financial Readiness Program manager Bobby Kim discuss program details Jan. 15, 2020, at building 2111 at Fort McCoy. Kim also serves as an Army Emergency Relief officer with ACS. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:49am
At the beginning of every new year, many Americans might add new financial goals as part of their resolutions to improve their lives. Bobby T. Kim, the Fort McCoy Army Community Service (ACS) Financial Readiness Program manager, said he's ready to help installation community members with those...
Julian “Hutch” Hutchinson
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 9:28am
Julian Hutchinson, known by many in the area as “Hutch”, has used the Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing Service to print “Blue Fawn”, a collection of eight stories. When asked why he decided to write another book, he replied with a smile, “Wanted to prove old folks can still do stuff!”  He will be 90...
An ice shanty is set up on Big Sandy Lake on South Post on Jan. 17, 2018, while an angler tries ice fishing at Fort McCoy For more information about fishing at Fort McCoy, check out the installation's i-Sportsman web page at https://ftmccoy.isportsman.net. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 9:25am
Wisconsin's early catch-and-release trout season, which includes Fort McCoy streams and tributaries, opened Jan. 4 and continues until 11:59 p.m. May 1, 2020. Only artificial lures may be used during the early catch-and-release trout season, and all fish caught must be released immediately, said...

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