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August 26, 2011

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PHOTO: Construction of the Network Enterprise Center data center and administrative complex at Fort McCoy. Photo by Rob Schuette Network Enterprise Center construction

Personnel from Fowler and Hammer Inc., of La Crosse, Wis., work on the new Network Enterprise Center data center and administrative complex at Fort McCoy. The new complex will incorporate needed technological updates and posture the Network Enterprise Center staff to meet the installation’s technology needs in the future. The facility is scheduled to be completed by March 2012.

Photo by Rob Schuette

PHOTO: Construction personnel work on one of eight new military housing units on South Post. Photo by Rob Schuette Housing construction

Construction personnel work on one of eight new military housing units on South Post. W. Gohman Construction from St. Joseph, Minn., is the project’s general contractor. The new military housing units each feature four bedrooms, a kitchen, a laundry room, a Family room and a two-car garage. The houses are expected to be completed by January 2012.

Photo by Rob Schuette

PHOTO: Youth in the Fort McCoy Child, Youth and School Services Summer Program do a dance routine during the program’s talent show. Photo by Rob Schuette Talent Show

Youth in the Fort McCoy Child, Youth and School Services Summer Program do a dance routine during the program’s talent show. The Aug. 12 event showcased music, dance, and a variety of other skills the youth possess.

Photo by Rob Schuette

PHOTO: Soldiers file into the Fort McCoy Soldier Readiness Center for one of their out-processing briefings. Photo by Tom Michele
Demobilization

Soldiers file into the Fort McCoy Soldier Readiness Center for one of their out-processing briefings, having returned from a year in Iraq supporting Operation New Dawn. They are with the 197th Fires Brigade, an Army National Guard unit from New Hampshire, with elements in Michigan and West Virginia.

Photo by Tom Michele
PHOTO: Members of the 1st, 106th Aviation Battalion, an Army National Guard unit from Illinois, train on unloading a combat litter. Photo by Rob Schuette
Medevac training


Members of the 1st, 106th Aviation Battalion, an Army National Guard unit from Illinois, train on unloading a combat litter (top) from a Blackhawk helicopter during a medical-evacuation training scenario at Fort McCoy. Soldiers from the 1st, 106th ensure they are secured and ready for takeoff (bottom) during a medical-evacuation training event at Fort McCoy. The unit was conducting two-week training.

Photos by Rob Schuette

PHOTO: Soldiers from the 1st, 106th ensure they are secured and ready for takeoff. Photo by Rob Schuette

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