Fort McCoy News Aug. 12, 2016


CHIEF OF ARMY RESERVE
VISITS FORT McCOY

Chief of Army Reserve and U.S. Army Reserve Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey visited Fort McCoy in July to meet with installation staff, tenant organizations, and service members participating in several exercises on post. (Story, photos.)

Chief of the Army Reserve and U.S. Army Reserve Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey (right) talks with students at the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy July 19.


TTBs, OPEN AREAS SERVE
AS OPERATIONAL HUBS FOR EXERCISE

Four of Fort McCoy's established tactical training bases and several other range complex open areas served as operational hubs for many units in Warrior Exercise 86-16-03 through most of July. (Story, photos.)

Soldiers participating in the 86th Training Division's Warrior Exercise 86-16-03 run camp operations at Tactical Training Base Justice on Fort McCoy's North Post.


REALISTIC WAREX TRAINING LEADS
TO RESERVE SOLDIER PREPAREDNESS

Small-arms fire and exploding ordnance attacks by opposing forces are real-world threats that face Soldiers in a combat theater. For Reserve Soldiers, it can be difficult to simulate that environment at the unit level during monthly battle assemblies. (Story, photos.)

Soldiers with the 330th Medical Brigade participate in field instruction on proper medical-evacuation procedures during Warrior Exercise 86-16-03 at Fort McCoy in mid July.


JOINT EXERCISE
DELIVERS MOBILITY EXPERTISE

Airmen with the 621st Contingency Response Wing and service members with other military units called Fort McCoy home for a week during Joint Exercise Turbo Distribution — a joint task force-port opening exercise. (Story, photos.)


88TH RSC ENSURES AMBASSADORS
KNOW RESERVE SOLDIERS' STORIES

Army Reserve ambassadors tell Soldiers' stories at the federal, state, and local government levels. It is important the Army Reserve helps them understand the stories they tell. (Story, photo.)

Army Reserve ambassadors attending the 88th Regional Support Command’s Army Reserve Ambassador Workshop in July tour the Combined Arms Collective Training Facility on Fort McCoy’s South Post.