Fort McCoy News Jan. 27, 2017


2017 TRAINING OUTLOOK INCLUDES
NEW EXERCISES, EXPANDED COURSES

Thousands of service members already have trained at Fort McCoy in fiscal year 2017, and that number is only going to grow exponentially through the rest of the year, said Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security Training Coordination Branch Chief Craig Meeusen. (Story, photos)

Staff Sgt. Kevin Hopper (standing), instructor for the Basic Leader Course at the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy, leads a lesson with students Jan. 19 at the academy at Fort McCoy.


SNOW REMOVAL AT McCOY:
TEAM STAYS READY FOR WINTER

Winter in Wisconsin can provide all kinds of bad weather, including freezing rain, snow, or sleet at any time or even all in one day. When that happens, the Fort McCoy snow removal team plows through whatever Mother Nature dishes out. (Story, photo)

A heavy-equipment operator with the Fort McCoy snow removal contractor, Kaiyuh Services LLC of Anchorage, Alaska, drives a plow truck to move snow Jan. 9 at Fort McCoy.


TOBY KEITH TO HEADLINE
2017 ARMY CONCERT AT McCOY

Toby Keith will return to Fort McCoy on Aug. 12 to headline the 2017 Army Concert at Constitution Park. (Story, photo)

Toby Keith (right) interacts with the audience at the Aug. 30, 2012, Army Concert at Fort McCoy.


MLK JR. DAY SPEAKER:
'WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER'

The actions and words of others have long inspired Floyd Rose, the guest speaker for Fort McCoy's observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 12. (Story, photos)

Floyd Rose of Madison, Wis., gives his presentation during the Fort McCoy observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 12 at McCoy’s Community Center.


ABOUT POST: PHOTOS
FROM AROUND THE INSTALLION

A Soldier walks at the campus of the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy in snowy weather Jan. 10 at Fort McCoy. (Photos)

A Soldier walks at the campus of the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy in snowy weather Jan. 10 at Fort McCoy.