Fort McCoy News April 8, 2016


RAIL CAPABILITIES
SUPPORT MULTIPLE EFFORTS

Rail operations have increased at Fort McCoy in 2016. Dozens of railcars already have been loaded with Army assets for shipment to multiple stateside and overseas operations. (Story, photos.)

Members of the Fort McCoy rail crew with Accent Controls Inc. move railcars into place at the installation rail yard in March.


FORT McCOY FENCE PROJECT
PROVIDES FOR SAFETY, SECURITY

As part of a nearly $1.3 million project that began in fall 2015, numerous fences around Fort McCoy are being replaced, and other areas have been fenced in for the first time. (Story, photo.)


WISCONSIN STATE PATROL CADETS
BUILD TACTICAL SKILLS AT CACTF

Utilizing every floor of the "hotel" and another building at Fort McCoy's Combined Arms Collective Training Facility on South Post, dozens of cadets with the Wisconsin State Patrol Academy's newest cadet class completed tactical response training in late March. (Story, photo.)


IMCOM GRANT HELPS CYSS
START STEM CAREER CLUB

A new career club that allows middle- and high-school students hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics jobs has been formed at Fort McCoy Child, Youth and School Services. (Story, photo.)


POST DEDICATES EFFORTS
TO MAINTAIN STREAM QUALITY

Maintaining high water quality in Fort McCoy streams is important, especially because much of the water flows off post, said Fisheries Biologist John Noble with the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch. (Story, photo.)