Fort McCoy News September 26, 2014

About Post: Photos from around the installation

Photo of weapons training

Fire Away!

Soldiers from the 646th Regional Support Group, an Army Reserve unit headquartered in Madison, Wis., complete heavy weapons marksmanship training Sept. 12 at Range 2 on Fort McCoy's North Post.

Range 2 is one of several ranges on the installation with pop-up targets that can support live-fire operations for heavy weapons.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Photo of Soldiers marching

Marching on ...

Soldiers from the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy (NCOA) march in formation near the academy in Fort McCoy's cantonment area.

The NCOA, one of 33 Armywide, provides instruction to Soldiers in the Warrior Leader Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, Small Group Instructor Course and Army Basic Instructor Course.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Photo of DFAC construction

Dining facility construction

Construction is in progress for the new dining facility for the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy. The academy complex is located in the Fort McCoy cantonment area. Wilson Brigadier Joint Venture of St. Louis, Mo., is the contractor for the $5.9 million facility.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Photo of golf tournament

Take your time ...

Members of a Fort McCoy team participating in the Fort McCoy Morale, Welfare and Recreation Golf Scramble watch as a teammate attempts a putt during the event at Sparta's River Run Golf Course in early September. The team of Jared Peledge, Chad Kuhn, Don Hurley and Mike Ryan won the scramble.

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Photo of crane

Move it up!

Firefighters from the Fort McCoy Fire Department work with a crane operator from the Directorate of Public Works to estimate the weight of an object, center the cables and use proper hand signals during a building collapse technical rescue training class Sept. 12 at the Combined Arms Collective Training Facility on Fort McCoy's South Post. Fort McCoy firefighters have participated in several different types of technical rescue training throughout the summer.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Photo of 5K

Roadkill 5K


Participants in the Roadkill 5K Run take off from the starting line Sept. 17. The run was coordinated by Rumpel Fitness Center of the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

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