July 22, 2011
Photo by Rob Schuette
Photo by Rob Schuette
|GSA vehicles can use pay at pump option [ back to top ]|
|FORT MCCOY, Wis. (Army & Air Force Exchange
Service Public Affairs) — Drivers with General Services Administration fleet
vehicles on Fort McCoy now will find it much quicker to fuel up at the
Express as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has begun accepting the
Wright Express fleet card at the pump.
Previously, drivers using the Wright Express card had to go into the Express to pay.
|McCoy gas station to participate in discount [ back to top ]|
FORT MCCOY, Wis.
(Army & Air Force Exchange Service) — In honor of War Department-issued
General Order 46 creating an Exchange at every post, the Fort McCoy
Exchange, along with other exchanges, is marking the occasion by
offering 16-cents off per gallon of gas July 25-27 when patrons use
their Military StarŪ Card or Military StarŪ Rewards Card.
|181st change of command set for July 28 [ back to top ]|
The 181st Infantry
Brigade will host a change-of-command ceremony at 9 a.m. Thursday, July
28 at Fort McCoy. The ceremony will be held at Parade Field No. 1. The
inclement weather site is the Rumpel Fitness Center, building 1122.
|Garrison Commander’s Call set for Wednesday, Aug. 3 [ back to top ]|
|The next Garrison Commander’s Call is Wednesday,
Aug. 3. The Garrison Commander’s Call is held the first Wednesday of each
month from 4:30-6 p.m. at McCoy’s, building 1571. The event is open to all
tenants and directorates, military ranks and civilians.
The event provides an opportunity for members of the Fort McCoy community and Garrison Command Group to come together in an atmosphere of camaraderie, good fellowship, and social rapport. It allows time for members to network, share issues, or to get acquainted with other associates at Fort McCoy.
|Sponsorship training to be held Aug. 9 at Army Community Service [ back to top ]|
|Sponsorship training will be held Tuesday, Aug.
9 from 10 – 11 a.m. at the Army Community Service (ACS) Center, building
Sponsorship is a commander’s program that assists Soldiers, civilian employees and Families during the reassignment process, assists Families who are geographically separated from their sponsor for duty requirements, and, improves unit or organizational cohesion and readiness.
Training topics include regulations and forms, program entitlements, types of sponsorship, sponsor responsibilities, commander responsibilities and e-sponsorship.
For more information or to register, call ACS at 608-388-3505. Register no later than one week prior to the training.
|AFAP issues, volunteer nominations due by Aug. 12 [ back to top ]|
Issue and volunteer nomination forms for the Fort McCoy fiscal year 2012
Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) Conference are due Friday, Aug. 12.
|Nominations for Diversity Award due Aug. 12 [ back to top ]|
|Nominations for the 2011 Excellence in Diversity
Award are due Friday, Aug. 12.
Fort McCoy employees who contribute to diversity by improving the status of women, minorities or individuals with disabilities through their career field, personal life, or community activities can be nominated for the award. Past award recipients and Equal Employment Opportunity employees are not eligible.
Nomination forms are available on the Fort McCoy Corporate Network.
The winner will be announced at the Women’s Equality Day Luncheon Thursday, Aug. 25 at McCoy’s, building 1571. The event begins at 11:30 a.m.
For more information, call Ernestine Robinson at 608-388-3106/3107.
|Rear Detachment, FRG training set for Aug. 15-16 [ back to top ]|
Detachment Commander and Family Readiness Group (FRG) training is
scheduled for Aug. 15-16 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Army Community
Service (ACS) Center, building 2111.
|Resumix Builder workshop set for Aug. 23 at ACS [ back to top ]|
A Resumix Builder workshop will be held Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 1-3:30
p.m. at the Army Community Service Center, building 2111.
|Patriot Warrior Riders hold monthly meeting, ride [ back to top ]|
|The Fort McCoy Motorcycle Mentorship Program,
Patriot Warrior Riders, meets the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
at McCoy’s, building 1571. The group will ride to the Ground Round in Tomah,
where dinner and a meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Mentorship activities and
initiatives will be discussed.
Everyone in the Fort McCoy community interested in safe motorcycling is encouraged to attend. There is no membership fee to participate.
For more information, call Patriot Warrior Riders President Command Sgt. Maj. William Bissonette at 608-388-3605 or Vice President Lt. Col. Stuart Graham at 608-388-0663.
|Commemorative Area to be open Sept. 9 [ back to top ]|
|In recognition of Patriot Day, the Fort McCoy
Commemorative Area will be open to the public from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 9.
The park-like setting of Fort McCoy’s Commemorative Area includes its History Center, five World War II-era buildings representative of Soldier life in the 1940s, an Equipment Park and Veterans Memorial Plaza.
Public Affairs staff will be on site to answer questions. For more information, call 608-388-2407.
|86th Training Division has TPU openings [ back to top ]|
|The 86th Training Division at Fort McCoy has
Troop Program Unit vacancies for qualified officers, warrant officers and
Available positions include the following ranks (grades) and military occupational specialties:
Lieutenant Colonel (O-5) — 01A, 31A, 36A
Major (O-4) — 01A, 01A ASI 5K, 24A, 31A, 42H, 51C ASI 4M, 57A, 57A ASI S7, 90A
Captain (O-3) — 01A, 12A, 12B, 25A, 31A, 35D, 46A, 53A, 57A, 90A, 90A88, 90A91, 90A92
Chief Warrant Officer (CW2) — 251LW, 920B0
Master Sergeant (E-8) — 25W, 27D, 92A, 92Y
Sergeant First Class (E-7) — OOG, 12B, 12N, 12Y, 25B, 25Z, 35F, 35G, 35L, 35M, 35N, 35P, 74D, 89B, 91X, 92A, 92G
Staff Sergeant (E-6) — 25B, 88M, 89B;
Sergeant (E5) — 25U, 42A, 46Q, 92F
Specialist (E-4) — 25R, 25V, 25Z, 89B
Interested personnel should contact either TSD086_@usar.army.mil or call 608-388-7166/1286/7170 for packet requirements.
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