Fort McCoy News Nov. 10, 2017


RTS-MAINTENANCE HOLDS
TRACKED VEHICLE RECOVERY COURSE

Students in the Army's 91-series military occupational specialties are now being trained in the Regional Training Site-Maintenance's Tracked Vehicle Recovery Course at Fort McCoy. (Link)

Staff Sgt. Matthew Squatrito (second from left), Tracked Vehicle Recovery Course instructor for Regional Training Site-Maintenance, explains procedures to students on how to connect an M88A1 Medium-Tracked Recovery Vehicle to an overturned tracked personnel carrier vehicle during training Oct. 20 on Fort McCoy’s North Post.


CONTRACTORS DEMOLISH
DECADES-OLD BUILDINGS

Two rows of decades-old buildings are being removed on Fort McCoy's cantonment area near the old main gate area. (Link)

Workers with contractor Alliance Steel Construction Inc. of Superior, Wis., remove debris of an old building Oct. 20 at Fort McCoy.


ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE HELPS
MILITARY FAMILIES YEAR-ROUND

November is Month of the Military Family, but Army Community Service staff members do their best for Families year-round. (Link)

Fort McCoy Family members play during Army Community Service’s (ACS) “Connect the Tots” Play Group on Oct. 24 in the ACS Family Building.


RANGE COMPLEX IMPROVEMENTS
CONTINUE WITH NEW TOWER

A new tower and bleacher enclosure is under construction on Range 29 on Fort McCoy's North Post. (Link)

Contractors with Nuvo Construction of Milwaukee build a new tower Oct. 17 on Range 29 on North Post at Fort McCoy.


VETERAN SHARES LESSONS LEARNED
AFTER BECOMING DISABLED

Retired Capt. Jason Church shared both his story and the lessons he learned from his disability during the Fort McCoy Disability Employment Awareness Month observance on Oct. 26 at McCoy's Community Center. (Link)

Retired Capt. Jason Church, guest speaker for Disability Employment Awareness Month, talks to Fort McCoy community members Oct. 26 about what he’s learned since becoming disabled. Church lost both legs beneath the knee to an IED explosion in Afghanistan in 2012.