Fort McCoy News Oct. 27, 2017


RECORD 155,975 PERSONNEL TRAIN
AT McCOY DURING FISCAL YEAR 2017

A record 155,975 personnel trained at Fort McCoy in fiscal year (FY) 2017 — up more than 18,000 from FY 2016. (Link)

An aircrew with the Illinois Air National Guard’s 182nd Airlift Wing at Peoria operates a C-130 Hercules at Young Air Assault Strip on July 18 on South Post during the Patriot North 2017 Exercise at Fort McCoy.


WEEKEND, INSTITUTIONAL TRAINING
PART OF BUSY FALL SCHEDULE

Training activity at Fort McCoy in late October and into November includes a healthy dose of battle-drill training as well as institutional training. (Link)

An instructor and a student with the Regional Training Site-Maintenance Tracked-Vehicle Recovery Course drive an M88A1 Medium-Tracked Recovery Vehicle on a driving course on North Post as part of course training Oct. 20 at Fort McCoy.


DFMWR SUPPORTS TROOPS,
TAKES CARE OF FAMILIES

A lot of pieces go into supporting Fort McCoy's busy summer training season and the accompanying exercises, as well as training throughout the year. The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation does its part to keep service members' morale high by providing for good food and fun. (Link)

Personnel with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation serve Fort McCoy community members a meal during the annual Army Birthday Celebration on June 14 at McCoy’s Community Center.


GARRISON-TENANT STAFF MEETING
BRINGS IDEAS TOGETHER AT McCOY

Garrison Commander Col. David J. Pinter Sr. provides closing remarks during the Garrison-Tenant Staff Meeting on Oct. 12 in building 905 at Fort McCoy. (Link)


FORT McCOY COMMUNITY GATHERS
FOR 2017 SAFETY DAY

Nearly 200 people from the Fort McCoy community gathered Oct. 11 for a Safety Day event. (Link)

Fort McCoy community members check out displays at McCoy’s Community Center on Oct. 11 during the installation’s Safety Day event.