Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Fort McCoy WI

Crew workers with the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) of McAlester, Okla., work on a  section of rail on the Ft. McCoy cantonment area July 30. (U.S. Army Photos by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy.)
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 10:18am
Work continues for a second year on Fort McCoy's rail infrastructure with crews from the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) of McAlester, Okla., completing the project. Directorate of Public Works Construction Inspector Adam Sands has been working with MCAAP crews during the project. He said...
David Fyfe, director of logistics for the 88th Readiness Division at Fort McCoy, joined Glena Temple, Viterbo University president, at the grand opening of the National Training Center.
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:15am
Viterbo University is always looking for educational partners. They found one with the United State's Army Reserve's 88th Readiness Division at Fort McCoy. An open house was held at Fort McCoy Tuesday, July 30 for Viterbo's National Testing Center. The intent is to allow military members and Fort...
Military vehicles and equipment belonging to the 1158th Transportation Company and the 107th Surface Maintenance Company of the Wisconsin National Guard are loaded on railcars July 10 at Fort McCoy, Wis. The equipment was being shipped to Fort Hood, Texas, to be a part of a large exercise later in the year. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:06am
Fort McCoy demonstrated its strategic rail transportation capability once again as two Wisconsin National Guard units completed a rail movement with installation support in early July. Seventy-nine military vehicles and pieces of equipment belonging to the 1158th Transportation Company and 107th...
The Aphrodite Fritillary. Contributed Photos by Bessie Kmiecik.
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 9:59am
This past Friday, July 26, found me on the steps of the administration building at the Ft. McCoy Airfield – Sparta Airport by 12:45 p.m., ready to attend the first session of  three meetings hosted by Timothy T. Wilder, Chief, Natural Resources Branch of Ft. McCoy. These three, four-hour sessions...
Visitors look at displays June 7 in the Fort McCoy History Center during one of the public open days of the post's Commemorative Area. (U.S. Army Photo by Theresa Fitzgerald, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy)
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:31am
The Fort McCoy Commemorative Area will be open for walk-in visitors from noon to 4 p.m. July 26. Members of the public are welcome. The Commemorative Area consists of the Equipment Park, five World War II-era buildings with historical displays, the History Center, and Veterans Memorial Plaza. The...
Tim Wilder, chief of the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch, discusses invasive species June 13 during the 2019 Monroe County Invasive Species Working Group Field Day at Fort McCoy. It was the second consecutive year the group held a field day at the installation. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:06am
For a second consecutive year, the Monroe County (Wis.) Invasive Species Working Group held their annual Field Day on June 13 at Pine View Campground at Fort McCoy. More than 50 people participated in the event that included an equipment display, numerous briefings about invasive species and how to...
The U.S. Army Reserve Command’s Diamond Saber event allows finance soldiers the ability to perform financial management operations in a simulated exercise environment. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 9:55am
Approximately 680 active duty, reserve and National Guard soldiers, Airmen, Marines and Department of Defense civilian employees from 45 different organizations worldwide recently partook in the U.S. Army’s only large scale financial management exercise at Fort McCoy.  The U.S. Army Reserve Command...
Cadet Taylor Nowinski, Wisconsin Challenge Academy Class 42 Distinguished Honor Graduate, addresses her fellow cadets during a June 22 ceremony at Necedah High School. Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs photo by Vaughn R. Larson
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 9:29am
Cadet Taylor Nowinski of Abrams, Wisconsin, was expelled from high school and had no real options until Challenge Academy offered her the opportunity to improve herself. During the early days of the 22-week resident phase, she said she was the candidate most ready to go home, counting down the days...
Vice President Mike Pence is flanked by soldiers as he speaks to a crowd at a Ft. McCoy vehicle maintenance facility during a stop in Wisconsin last Thursday, May 16. Herald photo by Greg Evans
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 11:00am
Vice President Mike Pence stopped at Ft. McCoy Thursday, May 16 to talk to troops, and their families and tout the administrations proposed defense budget before returning to Washington D.C. The stop was part of a Wsicosnsin trip that alsto took the vice president to J&D Manufacturing in...
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 9:36am
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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