Fort McCoy News Feb. 26, 2016


ENGINEERS PRACTICE
COLD-WEATHER TENT BUILDING

Soldiers with the Army Reserve's 327th Engineer Company of Onalaska, Wis., trained Feb. 16 on the 10-person tent that is part of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security's cold-weather training-equipment package. (Story, photo.)

Sgt. Lisa Larsen with the 327th Engineer Company of Onalaska, Wis., participates in tent-construction training Feb. 16 for a cold-weather tent that is part of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security cold-weather training-equipment package.


NOTT: 'FORT McCOY
WILL CONTINUE TO BE SUCCESSFUL'

Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col. Steven W. Nott assumed command Feb. 29, 2012. In the four years since, he has seen a lot of changes and improvements at the installation, but to him the best part of it has been the people he's worked with along the way. (Story, photo.)

Garrison Commander Col. Steven W. Nott talks to members of the Fort McCoy community in January.


COMMAND POST OF THE FUTURE
TRAINS SOLDIERS FOR BATTLEFIELD

Soldiers preparing for major exercises at Fort McCoy participated in the first of several sessions of training for operating the Army's Command Post of the Future Program Feb. 12-15 in building 222. (Story, photo.)

Soldiers participate in training for the Command Post of the Future Program Feb. 14 in building 222 at Fort McCoy. The training was the first of several sessions to prepare participants of major exercises at Fort McCoy later this year.


AAHM SPEAKER: ARMY HISTORY
PROVIDES CUES FOR RACIAL UNITY

The military and government can show the nation how to find a common identity as Americans, said Lt. Col. Richard T. Cranford, guest speaker at Fort McCoy's Feb. 11 observation of African-American History Month. (Story, photo.)

Lt. Col. Richard Cranford addresses those attending the Fort McCoy observance of African-American History Month Feb. 11.


INSTALLATION FORESTRY PROJECTS
CONTINUE THROUGH WINTER

The winter of 2015-16 has been very busy for the Forestry Office with the Directorate of Public Works Natural Resources Branch. (Story, photo.)

A contracted arborist prunes branches from a tree at the Fort McCoy cantonment area in late December.