Fort McCoy News June 26, 2015


USO WISCONSIN AT FORT McCOY
OPENS LOCATIONS AT FOBs

USO Wisconsin at Fort McCoy held a grand-opening ceremony June 20 at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Freedom to commemorate USO Wisconsin's first established presence at the installation. In 2015, two new centers were opened at Fort McCoy — one at FOB Liberty and one at FOB Freedom. (Story, photo.)


PROJECT BEGINS FOR GROUP SITE
AT PINE VIEW CAMPGROUND

An expansion effort to build a group campsite has begun at Fort McCoy's Pine View Campground. Construction engineers with Wisconsin National Guard, Bravo Company, 173rd Brigade Engineer Battalion, based in Onalaska, Wis., started work on the site in
mid-June by constructing a new road as part of a troop project. (Story, photos.)


ARMY ENGINEERS COMPLETE
FOB SHOWER-FACILITY PROJECT

Soldiers from the 372nd Engineer Company of Pewaukee, Wis., completed a shower-facility troop project at Fort McCoy's Forward Operating Base Liberty in mid-June. (Story, photo.)


RTS-MEDICAL COURSE TRAINS
NUTRITIONAL-CARE SPECIALISTS

Soldiers with Alpha Company, 801st Combat Support Hospital of Fort Sheridan, Ill., studied medical dietary care at Fort McCoy's Regional Training Site-Medical complex in early June. (Story, photos.)


ARTIFACTS FROM 1910 ENCAMPMENT
ADDED TO HISTORY CENTER

Several artifacts from the early days of Fort McCoy's history recently were turned over to the installation's History Center. (Story, photos.)