Fort McCoy News March 11, 2016


COMBAT MEDICS RECERTIFY
VIA 72-HOUR MSTC COURSE

More than 20 Soldiers were recertified as combat medics after completing 72 hours of training at the Medical Simulation Training Center at Fort McCoy in February. (Story, photos.)

Soldiers practice loading and unloading a simulated patient into a Blackhawk MedEvac helicopter as part of combat medic training at Fort McCoy’s Medical Simulation Training Center. The Wisconsin National Guard helicopter is assigned to Detachment 1, Company B, 248th Aviation Support Battalion of West Bend.


CONCRETE RECYCLING
HELPS CRUSH SOLID-WASTE COSTS

Hundreds of tons of concrete recycled at Fort McCoy each year find new purpose as material to create a road base or upgrade tank trails. (Story, photo.)


ANTITERRORISM PROGRAM
RECEIVES DA-LEVEL AWARD

Fort McCoy's Antiterrorism Program earned a Department of Army-level award as the Best AT Program in its category for fiscal year 2015 during recent competition. (Story, photo.)

Fiscal year 2015 award winners are pictured after receiving awards at the 2016 Worldwide Army Antiterrorism Conference. Joshua May, pictured second from right, represented the Fort McCoy Antiterrorism Office.


McCOY CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
NAMED IN HONOR OF ST. KATERI

Fort McCoy's Catholic community was named in honor of St. Kateri Tekakwitha in a special Mass Feb. 21 at the installation. (Story, photo.)

Members of the Fort McCoy Catholic community participate in a special Mass Feb. 21 at the installation Catholic Chapel.


POST COMMUNITY OPENS
AER CAMPAIGN WITH BREAKFAST

Members of the Fort McCoy community helped start the Army Emergency Relief campaign Feb. 29 during a kick-off breakfast at McCoy's Community Center. (Story, photo.)

Army Community Service Financial Readiness Program Manager Blonza Graves talks to attendees at the Army Emergency Relief Campaign Kick-off Breakfast Feb. 29.