|Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col. Steven W. Nott has
proclaimed August as Antiterrorism (AT) Awareness Month at Fort McCoy
and “urges all Soldiers, civilians and Family members, government
agencies, public and private institutions, and businesses to invest in
the power of prevention and vigilance, working together to make Fort
McCoy a safer, stronger, more-caring community.”
The vitality of the Army community depends on the safety of its
homes, neighborhoods, schools, workplaces, and communities.
People of all ages must be more aware of what they can do to prevent
harm from terrorists.
Launched Aug. 1, 2010, the U.S. Army iWATCH program is a modern version
of neighborhood watch focused on the threat of terrorism.
It is designed to heighten public awareness to the indicators of
terrorist activity and encourages reporting of suspicious behavior or
activity to the Fort McCoy Police or local law-enforcement agencies for
AT Level I Training
Antiterroism Level I Training will
be available at Fort McCoy at the following dates and times
(available to those who haven’t taken the training online):
Building 905: Aug. 21 (9-10 a.m.)
Building 905: Aug. 28 (9-10 a.m.)
To request additional training dates, call 608-388-4504.
Individual knowledge, though critical, is not enough to thwart a
The iWATCH program requests that individuals report suspicious
behavior or activities such as unknown individuals taking pictures of
critical facilities, suspicious questioning about Department of Defense
buildings, functions, personnel, use of stolen identification cards or
uniforms, and abandoned packages or vehicles to local law enforcement
for further investigation.
To report suspicious activity relevant to Fort McCoy, contact the Police
Department by calling 608-388-2000.
To report suspicious activity relevant to local communities, contact
local law enforcement offices.
For more information concerning AT Awareness month, AT Awareness
training, Suspicious Activity Reporting, or to request materials with AT
awareness, U.S. Army iWATCH, or Suspicious Activity Reporting themes,
contact the Fort McCoy Installation Antiterrorism Office at
(Submitted by Fort McCoy Antiterrorism Office.)