Fort McCoy News Feb. 24, 2017

TRAINING: Photos of Soldiers, units training on post

(Above) Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 310th Brigade Engineer Battalion set up a tent as part of cold-weather operations training Feb. 8 at a training area at Fort McCoy. (Right) Soldiers with the 1st, 310th train on snowshoes Feb. 8. The 1st, 310th completed three days of training Feb. 7-9 for nearly half the personnel in the battalion. The training was taught by the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security and was a condensed version of the Cold-Weather Operations Course also taught by the directorate.

Pitch perfect

Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 310th Brigade Engineer Battalion set up a tent as part of cold-weather operations training Feb. 8 at a training area at Fort McCoy. The training was taught by the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security and was a condensed version of the Cold-Weather Operations Course also taught by the directorate.

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WAREX planning

Soldiers from multiple units participate in the Warrior Exercise Final Planning Workshop Feb. 11 in building 905 at Fort McCoy. The workshop helped finalize coordination for Warrior Exercise 86-17-01 for later in 2017. The exercise is led by the 86th Training Division.

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89B training

Sgt. 1st. Class Jeanne Krueger with the 13th Battalion, 100th Regiment (13th, 100th) at Fort McCoy teaches a lesson in the 89B (Ammuniton Supply Specialist) Senior Leader Course Feb. 12 at Fort McCoy. Six full-time instructors are assigned to 13th, 100th courses, and a pool of more than 30 other Army Reserve instructors help with the training. The Senior Leader Course is taught in two phases over a four-week time period.

Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Darren Pilon

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Weekend training

Soldiers line up military vehicles at a parking area Feb. 11 at a training area at Fort McCoy's South Post. Fort McCoy's motto is the "Total Force Training Center," and the post continuously operates 365 days a year supporting military training.

Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

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Trekking through snow

Soldiers with the 1st, 310th train on snowshoes Feb. 8. The 1st, 310th completed three days of training Feb. 7-9 for nearly half the personnel in the battalion.

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