Fort McCoy News November 14, 2014


RANGE COMPLEX UPGRADES IMPROVE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Fort McCoy's range complex continues to improve thanks to current and planned improvement projects, according to Range Officer Mike Todd of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security Range Management Branch. (Story, photo.)


COLLABORATIVE EFFORT IMPROVES FISH HABITAT ON FORT MCCOY

Combined efforts of federal, state and local agencies have improved stream conditions and fish habitat on Fort McCoy. (Story, photo.)


FORT MCCOY FIREWOOD-CUTTING SEASON IN FULL SWING

Fort McCoy's Firewood Program is providing opportunities for those who use firewood. Firewood-cutting season (in training areas) began Sept. 1 and continues through April 15 next year. (Story, photos.)


HUNTERS REMINDED TO WATCH FOR, REPORT UXO WHILE AFIELD

During Wisconsin's gun-deer season Nov. 22–30, hundreds of hunters will take to the field in designated areas on Fort McCoy. While out, officials ask hunters to be watchful for any unexploded ordnance they may encounter.
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WISCONSIN URBAN SEARCH, RESCUE TEAM HOLDS EXERCISE AT FORT MCCOY

More than 60 firefighters from Wisconsin Task Force One Urban Search and Rescue Team were at Fort McCoy for a 72-hour operational readiness exercise to test skills and train on objectives. (Story, photos.)