Fort McCoy News July 8, 2016

About Post: Photos from around the installation

An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III with the 437th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., takes off from Young Air Assault Strip on Fort McCoy's South Post June 23.

Dirt strip departure

An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III with the 437th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., takes off from Young Air Assault Strip on Fort McCoy's South Post June 23. The C-17 picked up service members with the Joint Communications Unit of Fort Bragg, N.C., who completed a 24-hour training event at Fort McCoy.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Cavalry scouts with Troop C, 1st Squadron, 105th Cavalry, 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Wisconsin National Guard conduct aerial insertion training as part of annual training at Fort McCoy in June.

Cavalry insertion

Cavalry scouts with Troop C, 1st Squadron, 105th Cavalry, 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Wisconsin National Guard conduct aerial insertion training as part of annual training at Fort McCoy in June. Fort McCoy offers an environment for units to train on unified land operations across the range of military operations, allowing simultaneous conduct of individual- through brigade-level training, static live fire, maneuver live fire, and force-on-force in both urban and unimproved terrain.

Photo by Spc. Jared Saathoff

Army Reserve Soldiers with the 88th Regional Support Command, a tenant organization of Fort McCoy, complete M9 pistol qualification during annual training at an installation range in late June.

Taking aim

Army Reserve Soldiers with the 88th Regional Support Command, a tenant organization of Fort McCoy, complete M9 pistol qualification during annual training at an installation range in late June. The 2016 training for 88th personnel included completion of weapons qualifications and Army Warrior Tasks as well as other required training.

Photo by Catherine Threat

Students and staff with the Ammunition Specialist Course, taught by the 13th Battalion, 100th Regiment at Fort McCoy, participate in sling-load operations training on South Post in late June.

Sling-load ops

Students and staff with the Ammunition Specialist Course, taught by the 13th Battalion, 100th Regiment at Fort McCoy, participate in sling-load operations training on South Post in late June. A Chinook helicopter provided the airlift support.

Photo by Melissa Dobitz