By Tom Michele, Eagle Systems & Services
Money is available for
units to use for recreation and relaxation time while mobilizing at Fort
Funds” are coordinated through the Fort McCoy Directorate of Family and
Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR), while the mobilizing unit is at
Fort McCoy, and also while serving in-theater and yet again when they
Rastall, chief, Management Support Division of the Fort McCoy DFMWR,
said $1 per Soldier per month is available to the unit while on the
installation, which increases to $2 per Soldier per month starting on
the departure date from the Continental United States garrison and ends
on the date of redeployment.
will be used for the collective benefit of all members during off-duty
MWR recreational activities,” Rastall said as she quoted an item on the
MWR Unit Fund information sheet. “It has to be for the good of the
entire unit,” she said.
include funds for holding a ‘welcome home’ party,” Rastall said.
information sheet for Unit Funds includes the necessary documentation,
which is found in the letter of instruction, about how units can request
unit funds for this purpose. The list includes one copy of the unit’s
mobilization orders and of the unit roster.
representatives may contact our office, building 2187, telephone
extension (608-388-) 2507 or extension 2813, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Monday through Friday, for detailed information,” Rastall said.
Information also is online at