Fort McCoy News June 10, 2016

How to submit news, photos for The Real McCoy

Fort McCoy community members and organizations can share news with the Fort McCoy community by submitting photos and articles for publication consideration to The Real McCoy newspaper and The Real McCoy Online.

Articles should be written for the internal Fort McCoy audience, which includes military members, Family members, civilian employees, and retirees. Articles that are not relevant to a substantial part of this audience will not be used.

The Real McCoy
The Real McCoy is available in print on the second and fourth Fridays of
every month, except December, when it is available only on the second
Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Photos should be submitted with captions that include names of the individuals photographed (unless the photo has more than five people in it), the date and location of the photographed event, and a description of what is happening in the photograph.

The Real McCoy staff reserves the right to verify the clearance of stories/photos; determine suitability for publication; and edit, rewrite, or reformat all submissions for grammar, spelling, length, style, and conformance to standard journalistic guidelines and Army regulations.

The Real McCoy is published the second and fourth Fridays of the month, excluding December. Materials should be submitted at least nine days before the publication date to allow time for editing and review.

Federal holidays may affect submission deadlines. Exceptions may be made, with advance coordination, for events occurring between the submission deadline and publication date. Contact the Public Affairs Office to coordinate coverage.

Submissions can be emailed to; mailed to the Public Affairs Office, 100 E. Headquarters Road, Fort McCoy, WI 54656-5263; or brought to the Public Affairs Office in building 100. All submissions must include the name of the writer and/or photographer and complete contact information.

For more information about The Real McCoy guidelines or to suggest a story idea, call 608-388-2407.