Fort McCoy News Oct. 28, 2016


137,141 TRAIN AT FORT McCOY
IN FISCAL YEAR 2016

Fort McCoy continues to be a high-volume training venue as 137,141 personnel trained at the installation in fiscal year 2016 — the third highest training total at the installation in the past decade. (Story, photo.)

Cavalry scouts with Troop C, 1st Squadron, 105th Cavalry, 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, conduct aerial-insertion training as part of annual training at Fort McCoy in June during fiscal year 2016.


INSTALLATION'S VCTS
TRAINING CAPABILITY GROWING

The Virtual Clearance Training Suite has been growing in capability and usage since it was established at Fort McCoy in 2013. (Story, photo.)

Marines direct and follow a training simulation scenario in the Virtual Clearance Training Suite at Fort McCoy during a recent Combat Support Training Exercise.


GARRISON-TENANT STAFF MEETING
BRINGS IDEAS TOGETHER

Representatives of Fort McCoy garrison staff and tenant organizations met Oct. 11 in building 905 for a biannual meeting. (Story, photo.)

Garrison Commander Col. David J. Pinter Sr. (standing) speaks to attendees at the Garrison-Tenant Staff Meeting Oct. 11 in building 905 at Fort McCoy.


RENEWABLE ENERGY:
POST INCORPORATES SOLAR POWER

October is Energy Action Month. One way to observe the month is to look at ways renewable energy can light the way to future energy savings. At Fort McCoy, solar power is part of that effort, said Fort McCoy Energy Manager Michael Kelley with the Directorate of Public Works. (Story, photos.)

Sign shop employees install a solar panel on a pedestrian crossing sign on Fort McCoy's North Post June 30.


FORT McCOY TEAM COMPETES
IN ARMY TEN-MILER

A team of eight Soldiers from Fort McCoy was among 542 teams competing in the 32nd Army Ten-Miler Oct. 9 in Washington, D.C. (Story, photos.)

Approximately 35,000 runners take part in the 32nd Army Ten-Miler Oct. 9 in Washington, D.C.