|(Editor’s note: This is the first “SPOTLIGHT,” a
series about tenant activities at Fort McCoy and their missions.)
What is it?
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fort McCoy Project Office,
provides oversight of civilian contractors who are involved with
military construction projects at the installation. The branch was a
tenant activity at Fort McCoy from 1990-2001. It was reestablished as a
tenant in 2004. The branch is aligned under the Fort Crook Area Office
of Omaha District.
Work continues on the new
Combined Arms Collective Training Facility on South Post at Fort
McCoy. The facility is one of several projects currently being
overseen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort McCoy Project
Office. (Photo by Geneve N.
What have they done?
Since 1990 the USACE has overseen construction of many projects
Regional Training Site-Maintenance (1991); 801 Military Family
Housing, Tomah, Wis., (1992); Army Reserve Readiness Training Center
(ARRTC) (1992); Consolidated Maintenance Facility/Installation
Materiel Maintenance Activity (1993); Central Vehicle Wash Facility
(1993); Admin Facility, building 2187 (1993); Multi-Purpose Training
Facility (1995); McCoy’s (1997); South Post Family Housing (1997);
ARRTC Dormitory (1999); Battalion Dining Facility (2004); Battle
Simulation Facility (2004), Noncommissioned Officer Academy Facility
(2006); Public Safety Center (2006); 88th Regional Support Command
Headquarters (2007); General Purpose Warehouse (2007); Family
Housing (2007); Regional Training Site-Medical Facility (2008);
Qualifying Training Range (2009); South Post Family Housing (2009).
What do they have planned?
The projects currently being overseen are the Network Enterprise
Center, South Post Housing and the Combined Arms Collective Training
Facility. In the future the USACE will oversee the completion of the
Noncommissioned Officer Academy campus, which includes a barracks,
classroom facility and dining facility. The classroom facility
construction will begin this fall. Construction of an annual
training/mobilization barracks facility also is scheduled for the
Why are they important?
The USACE is in a management position over civilian contractors to
ensure construction projects at Fort McCoy are completed safely, on
time and are of the highest quality. The office field reps conduct
on-site inspections and work directly with the contractors on
For more information about the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers mission
visit their website at
For information in the Fort McCoy community, call 608-388-2063.