Fort McCoy News Aug. 26, 2016


IMCOM COMMANDING GENERAL
VISITS INSTALLATION

Installation Management Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl toured facilities and training areas and met with workforce members during his first official visit to Fort McCoy Aug. 16-18. (Story, photos.)

Installation Management Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl (left) talks with Fort McCoy Directorate of Public Works Director Liane Haun and Garrison Deputy Commander Lt. Col. James A. Parkinson during the general’s visit to a renovated World War II-era barracks Aug. 18.


CSTX 86-13-03 BRINGS FOCUS
TO JOINT OPS, AUSTERE TRAINING

More than 9,800 personnel with 82 units joined forces to participate in the 86th Training Division's Combat Support Training Exercise 86-16-03. The exercise was held at Fort McCoy Aug. 6-26. (Story, photos.)

Soldiers participating in the Combat Support Training Exercise 86-16-03 dig a defensive fighting position during the exercise.


FORSCOM COMMANDING GENERAL
VISITS TROOPS AT CSTX

U.S. Army Forces Command Commanding General Gen. Robert B. Abrams made an official visit to Fort McCoy Aug. 17-18 to view Combat Support Training Exercise 86-16-03 and other exercises and to visit with service members participating in training.(Story, photos.)

Gen. Robert B. Abrams meets with Soldiers training on bridging operations at Big Sandy Lake at Fort McCoy Aug. 17.


PATRIOT WARRIOR PROVIDES
CONTINGENCY DEPLOYMENT TRAINING

Airmen with the Air Force Reserve Command participated in the Patriot Warrior exercise in August at Fort McCoy. (Story, photos.)

Airmen inventory medical equipment at their operating area at Young Air Assault Strip.


POST AGENCIES COLLABORATE
TO IMPROVE EXERCISE TRAFFIC FLOW

Improved traffic flow for trucks delivering equipment for large training events is the result of a collaborative effort between the Logistics Readiness Center Transportation Division and the Directorate of Emergency Services at Fort McCoy. (Story, photo.)

Semi tractor-trailers move to and from the Fort McCoy Central Receiving and Shipping Point yard Aug. 10 to deliver equipment for Combat Support Exercise 86-16-03.