Fort McCoy News May 22, 2015


SIMULATION-TRAINING ENVIRONMENT
CONTINUES TO EXPAND AT McCOY

Fort McCoy's simulation-training environment is continuing to expand, said Training Support Officer Rob Weisbrod of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security. "This is a growing field for training," Weisbrod said. "And as it grows, we'll continue to grow." (Story, photo.)


WORK IMPROVES FIRE BREAKS
ON FORT McCOY BORDERS

Fire-break areas along several miles of the installation's South Post borders have been upgraded. The work was recently completed by a contractor, said Fort McCoy Forester James Kerkman from the Directorate of Public Works Natural Resources Branch. (Story, photo.)


ARMED FORCES DAY OPEN HOUSE
DRAWS THOUSANDS TO McCOY

Thousands of people flocked to visit Fort McCoy's 2015 Armed Forces Day Open House May 16. The event centered on the historic Commemorative Area, which includes World War II-era buildings, the Equipment Park, and the Veterans Memorial Plaza. (Story, photo, additional photos.)


SOLDIERS DELIVER BROADWAY-STYLE VARIETY SHOW TO HUNDREDS

A crowd of about 800 Soldiers, veterans, and civilians gathered for the 2015 U.S. Army Soldier Show at Fort McCoy May 10. The U.S. Army Soldier show is an annual Broadway-style production created, performed, and crewed by Soldiers. (Story, photos.)


WELLNESS FAIR PRESENTS OPTIONS
FOR HEALTHY LIVING AT FORT McCOY

Several hundred visitors to the 2015 Fort McCoy Wellness Fair at Rumpel Fitness Center May 13 were greeted by the sight of dozens of information displays promoting healthy-living options and opportunities. (Story, photos.)