Fort McCoy News May 13, 2016

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Students attending the Basic Leader Course at the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy participate in training at the Fort McCoy Confidence Course in late April.

Confidence course

Students attending the Basic Leader Course at the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy participate in training at the Fort McCoy Confidence Course in late April.

The course provides training for Army noncommissioned officers based on the current contemporary operational environment and reinforces all small-unit tactics, techniques, and procedures. The course also incorporates battle drills and Army Warrior Tasks.

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Thomas

Michael Domitrz (right), founder of The Date Safe Project in Milwaukee, leads an interactive discussion that includes Fort McCoy community members as volunteers during "Can I Kiss You?" training April 27 in building 905.

'Can I Kiss You?' training

Michael Domitrz (right), founder of The Date Safe Project in Milwaukee, leads an interactive discussion that includes Fort McCoy community members as volunteers during "Can I Kiss You?" training April 27 in building 905.

The presentation focuses on the importance of obtaining consent prior to intimacy and the benefits of bystander intervention when people see someone using alcohol, drugs, or any substance to try to facilitate a sexual assault.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

A competitor takes aim during a three-gun shoot at the Fort McCoy Sportsman's Range in mid-April.

3-gun shoot

A competitor takes aim during a three-gun shoot at the Fort McCoy Sportsman's Range in mid-April. The competition consisted of three courses on pistol, shotgun, and rifle ranges in four divisions: open, tactical scoped, tactical irons, and heavy metal. Scores are based on time and accuracy.

The winner of the competition was Tom Grant with 505 match points, followed by Tyre Luedke with 399, Travis Ford with 398, and Chris Ebert with 365. Call 608-388-9162 for more information about Sportsman's Range events.

Photo by Matthew Winchell

Contractors begin to remove siding on a Fort McCoy chapel slated for demolition.

Demolition prep

Contractors begin to remove siding on a Fort McCoy chapel slated for demolition. The building, which was built in the 1940s, is among several unused structures that will be demolished on post in 2016. The demolition work is coordinated by the Directorate of Public Works.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Employees with Mathy Construction Inc. of Onalaska, Wis., prepare a road surface for paving April 20 at Fort McCoy's Pine View Campground.

Campground road work

Employees with Mathy Construction Inc. of Onalaska, Wis., prepare a road surface for paving April 20 at Fort McCoy's Pine View Campground. The contract work, coordinated by the Directorate of Public Works, includes replacement of several roads and parking areas at the campground. Work is expected to be completed by the end of May.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol