Fort McCoy News Oct. 14, 2016


CSH SOLDIERS SHARPEN SKILLS
AT REGIONAL TRAINING SITE-MEDICAL

Sixty Soldiers with the 801st Combat Support Hospital trained at Fort McCoy's Regional Training Site-Medical to build job-specific and deployment skills. (Story, photos.)

Soldiers with the 801st Combat Support Hospital, headquartered at Fort Sheridan, Ill., put together the framework for a tent that could be used for a combat support hospital while training at Regional Training Site-Medical at Fort McCoy in September.


ARTILLERY SOLDIERS COMPLETE
BATTERY MARKMANSHIP CLASS

Soldiers with the Wisconsin National Guard's 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery Regiment completed five days of Battery Marksmanship Improvement Training on five weapons at Fort McCoy in late September. (Story, photos.)

Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery Regiment of the Wisconsin National Guard train on the M249 machine gun on Range 26 at Fort McCoy.


LAW-ENFORCEMENT TEAM PRACTICES
AT URBAN-ASSAULT COURSE

An Illinois law-enforcement team made a three-day visit to Fort McCoy in late September to train at the Range 41 Urban-Assault Course on the installation's North Post. (Story, photos.)

Illinois law-enforcement personnel with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and Dixon Police Department complete a training scenario at the Range 41 Urban-Assault Course on Fort McCoy’s North Post.


FORT McCOY CONTINUES FOCUS
ON ENERGY SAVINGS

October is National Energy Action Month, which focuses on saving energy. At Fort McCoy, saving energy is a high priority for everyone at the installation. (Story, photo.)

Nolan Nolte (center), contract electrician with Kish and Sons Electric Company of La Crosse, Wis., and Derek Middleton, general contractor with Platte Construction of La Crosse, work to install a street lamp on a pole at Fort McCoy South Post Housing in August.


INSTALLATION STAFF PROVIDES
QUICK RESPONSE TO WATER OUTAGE

The recent water outage at Fort McCoy resulted from water-system valve-maintenance issues. (Story, photo.)

Kelly Tilbury (left) with the Logistic Readiness Center Subsistence Supply Management Office helps Larry Sharp with the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security load cases of water into a truck at building 490 at Fort McCoy Sept. 29.