Fort McCoy News Nov. 13, 2015


ROTC CADETS COMPETE
IN RANGER CHALLENGE

More than 200 Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets and staff with U.S. Army Cadet Command's 3rd Brigade participated in the brigade's 2015 Ranger Challenge competition at Fort McCoy Oct. 23-25. (Story, photos.)


AMMO SUPPLY INSTRUCTORS LEARN
RAILCAR-LOADING CAPABILITIES

Instructors with the 13th Battalion, 100th Regiment partnered with Burlington-Northern Santa Fe Railway personnel to practice loading ammunition pallets on railcars during training in late October. (Story, photos.)


BE AWARE OF SOCIAL-MEDIA LIMITS
ON POLITICAL ACTIVITIES

The U.S. Office of Special Council and the Department of Defense Public Affairs Office recently published guidance regarding political activities that addresses issues raised by the use of social media by Soldiers and civilian employees. (Story, photo.)


DISABILITY OBSERVANCE SPEAKER:
'APPRECIATE WHAT YOU HAVE'

Lucas Herro of Onalaska, Wis., said having a disability shouldn't stop anyone from enjoying life. It's a message he shares regularly, including recently as the guest speaker for Fort McCoy's observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month Oct. 22 at McCoy's Community Club. (Story, photos.)


47 DISABLED HUNTERS PARTICIPATE
IN SPECIAL HUNT AT McCOY

Forty-seven people participated in Fort McCoy's 2015 deer hunt for people with disabilities, the 13th consecutive year the special hunt was held at the installation. (Story, photo.)