Fort McCoy News Feb. 26, 2016

About Post: Photos from around the installation

Luis Illescas (left), site lead for the Medical Simulation Training Center at Fort McCoy, provides a tour of the facility to members of the Nicaraguan military.

Special visitors

Luis Illescas (left), site lead for the Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC) at Fort McCoy, provides a tour of the facility to members of the Nicaraguan military. Nicaraguan military leaders Brig. Gen. Ramon Rodriguez Ruiz, Col. Denis Antonio Ruiz Castillo, and Lt. Col. Rafael Antonio Varela Romero visited the center with representatives from the Wisconsin National Guard. The group also visited the Wisconsin Military Academy.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Members of the Fort McCoy community attend an Ash Wednesday Mass Feb. 10 at the Fort McCoy Catholic Chapel.

Ash Wednesday

Members of the Fort McCoy community attend an Ash Wednesday Mass Feb. 10 at the Fort McCoy Catholic Chapel. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the period of Lent. Catholic Mass is held each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at building 1759. Call the Religious Support Office at 608-388-3528 for more information about Catholic services at Fort McCoy.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Warehouse Supervisor Scott Huber uses a forklift to move cargo at the training support warehouse in building 495 Jan. 20.

Everything in place

Warehouse Supervisor Scott Huber uses a forklift to move cargo at the training support warehouse in building 495 Jan. 20. The warehouse, managed by the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, houses equipment used for training at Fort McCoy, including cold-weather training equipment and Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System gear.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Dental Hygienist Tricia Kramer with the Scenic Bluffs Community Health Center in Cashton, Wis., teaches children at the Fort McCoy Child Development Center about the importance of dental health.

Brushing up

Dental Hygienist Tricia Kramer with the Scenic Bluffs Community Health Center in Cashton, Wis., teaches children at the Fort McCoy Child Development Center about the importance of dental health. The Feb. 12 visit was was part of National Children's Dental Health Month activities at the center.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol