Fort McCoy News February 28, 2014


GARRISON COMMANDER'S BRIEFING:
BEDROCK OF MCCOY IS PEOPLE

The people who work at Fort McCoy are the bedrock of the post's past and future successes. That was the underlying theme Feb. 19 during two sessions of the Garrison Commander's Workforce Briefing.
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MCCOY EMERGENCY RESPONDERS TESTED WITH VIGILANT TRIAD 2014

Reports of a hostage-taking incident in the South Post area kicked off the postwide Emergency Management exercise, Vigilant Triad 2014. Police forces reacted swiftly, implementing increased security and accountability measures and soon all of Fort McCoy was taking part. (Story, photos.)


FORT MCCOY POLICE CHIEF RECEIVES IMCOM'S STALWART AWARD

Innovating, team building, mentoring and budgeting all were factors that led to Directorate of Emergency Services Fort McCoy Police Chief Robert Stapel III being selected to receive an Installation Management Command Stalwart Award. (Story, photo.)


WISCONSIN GUARD TEAMS TRAIN AT FORT MCCOY PRIOR TO DEPLOYMENT

More than 60 Soldiers from the Wisconsin Army National Guard's 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team completed two weeks of pre-deployment training Feb. 4-15 at Fort McCoy prior to leaving for Southwest Asia to support Operation Enduring Freedom. (Story, photo.)


FORT MCCOY-BASED ACADEMIES
TEAM UP FOR TRAINING

Wisconsin State Patrol Academy cadets practiced techniques for field sobriety testing recently during a training session at the WSPA. Staff members from the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer Academy teamed up with the WSPA to complete the training. (Story, photo.)