NOVEMBER 25, 2011 



News Notes Navigational Button
Facilities Hours Navigational Button
Search Navigational Button
View Past Issues Navigational Button
About the Real McCoy Navigational Button
Contact Us Navigational Button
Weather Procedures Navigational Button
Fort McCoy Home Page Navigational Button
Armywide News Navigational Button
Defense News Navigational Button


PHOTO: Soldiers receive instruction on the Improved Targetry Acquisition System. Photo by Rob Schuette
MATES supports fielding of improved targetry system

The Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-command-linked guided missile systems for Wisconsin Army National Guard personnel will be improved with new equipment received at the Maneuver Area Training Equipment Site at Fort McCoy.
(Story, photos.)
PHOTO: A container of equipment is moved from a staging area to a Fort McCoy building. Photo by Rob Schuette

Demobilizing units process equipment through McCoy

Military units that conducted mobilization training and deployed from Fort McCoy will have representatives at the installation to receive and unload containers of unit equipment used overseas.
(Story, photos.)

PHOTO: Members of the 1157th Transportation fire M2 .50-caliber machine guns during training. Photo by Rob Schuette
1157th trains at McCoy, sharpens mission skills

A Wisconsin Army National Guard transportation unit focused on weapons training and convoy operations during training from Nov. 1-18 at Fort McCoy.
(Story, photo.) 
PHOTO: Fort McCoy MSTC contractor site lead Cory Lamoreaux (right) and MSTC medical instructor Luis Illescas (left) at the main simulator control room. Photo by Rob Schuette
Fort McCoy’s MSTC hosts
pre-acquisition conference

Companies interested in bidding on a contract to construct and equip new medical simulation training centers and replace worn equipment in existing MSTCs attended a pre-acquisition conference at Fort McCoy’s MSTC Nov. 16.
(Story, photo.)
PHOTO: Tracy Woodman shares her thoughts of what being a veteran means to her with attendees of Fort McCoy’s Veterans Day Prayer Luncheon. Photo by Patrick Loftesnes
luncheon honors veterans’ sacrifices, contributions
Veterans were honored for their sacrifices and contributions to the military and society at a Veterans Day Prayer Luncheon Nov. 9 at Fort McCoy.
(Story, photo.)

                                                     ADDITIONAL NEWS: