Fort McCoy News April 24, 2015


WISCONSIN ARMY ROTC UNITS
COMBINE FOR EXERCISE

Nearly 200 Army ROTC cadets and staff from six Wisconsin universities participated in a three-day Task Force McCoy training exercise April 10-12. (Story, photos.)


NEW FILL POINTS TO INCREASE
WATER AVAILABILITY TO TROOPS

Construction continues on a $1.1 million project for two new water fill points at Fort McCoy. The water fill points will replace an older single point currently located on North Post. The new points located on North Post and South Post will increase access for troops filling water-storage containers. (Story, photo.)


MASTER PLANNING DIVISION AT 'NUCLEUS' OF FORT McCOY'S FUTURE

Over the installation's more than a century of operation, Fort McCoy has grown exponentially in size and scope. Behind the scenes, there always has been a team like the Directorate of Public Works Master Planning Division to help plan that growth. (Story, photo.)


FORT McCOY TO HOST MAY 16
ARMED FORCES DAY OPEN HOUSE

Fort McCoy will host its annual Armed Forces Day Open House Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free event, which is open to the public, is the perfect time to visit the installation and see the Commemorative Area World War II-era buildings without an appointment, said Fort McCoy Public Affairs Officer Linda Fournier. (Story.)


STUDENTS SHARPEN SELF-DEFENSE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS

A free self-defense class at the Rumpel Fitness Center helped members of the Fort McCoy community learn and understand how to protect themselves and others. (Story, photo.)