Schuette, The Real McCoy Staff
organizations that have warehouse operations are settling into a new
General Purpose Warehouse facility in Fort McCoy’s 400 block.
An exterior view of the General
Purpose Warehouse in Fort McCoy’s 400 block. (Photo
by Rob Schuette)
facility replaces World War II-era wood buildings, said Dave Gundlach,
Chief, Operations and Maintenance Division of the Directorate of
Public Works at Fort McCoy.
are getting used to the new high-bay storage area, which includes a
flexible partition system that allows the space to be adapted for
current and future use.
offices also are located on the main floor, he said.
Winkler of the Directorate of Logistics (DOL) said the initial
organizations in the facility completed their moves in about
functions comprise the largest group of personnel in the facility.
the DOL organizations that relocated to the facility are the retail
supply, property book and the classification or turn-in point
Personnel from the Training Support Section (government employees) work in the new Fort McCoy General Warehouse, building 495
April 1. (Photo by Rob Schuette)
(An Extra to The Real McCoy Online)
facility also features large parking lot areas, an outdoor secure
storage area, and it is located near the Troop Installation Support
Branch activities. Winkler said this includes such things as building
supplies and cleaning supplies.
easier for the troops to have the buildings right next to each other
so they can get everything they need in one trip," Winkler said.
the other organizations located in the facility are the Lodging
Services and the Training Support Section (TSS) equipment storage.
all happy to have one good facility replacing a number of
facilities," Winkler said. "The new facility has more
efficient use of space than the older facilities we were in
Brueggen, Chief of Lodging Services for Lodging, said the new facility
and location is working well for his section.
have high-speed Internet connections that work, and we’re co-located
in the building with a lot of people we work with, on a recurring
basis, such as Property Book," he said.
Services also has taken advantage of the fenced-in area to store some
of its equipment.
Zinsmeister, Training Support Manager, said, "It’s nice to be
in a new facility but we have a lot of items that need to be done that
will make the warehouse more functional for our use."
TSS has multiple integrated laser equipment system (MILES) and
simulation simulators that units can check out from TSS, along with
other training aids, he said.