Fort McCoy News Sept. 9, 2016


ARMY DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY
VISITS, PRESENTS AWARD TO NRB

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Environment, Safety and Occupational Health) Eugene Collins visited Fort McCoy Aug. 30-31 to present an award and learn more about the installation's environmental, cultural, and natural-resources programs. (Story, photos.)

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Environment, Safety and Occupational Health) Eugene Collins (left) talks with audience members Aug. 31 during the presentation of the Army’s “Best Natural Resources Conservation Team” award to the Natural Resources Branch of the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division.


FORECAST SHOWS BUSY
FALL TRAINING SCHEDULE

On the heels of the July Warrior Exercise and August Combat Support Training Exercise, the fall 2016 Fort McCoy training forecast indicates the installation will remain busy, said Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security Training Coordination Branch Chief Craig Meeusen. (Story, photo.)

Marines with the 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Infantry Regiment march in formation near the Fort McCoy garrison flagpole July 22.


RESERVE MARINES, SAILORS
TAKE PART IN GLOBAL MEDIC

Reserve Marines and Sailors with the 4th Medical Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve participated in the Global Medic exercise for their 2016 annual training at Fort McCoy, Wis., Aug. 13-23. (Story, photos.)


POST FOOD-SERVICE PROGRAM
FEEDS THOUSANDS AT EXERCISES

More than 7,000 cases of Meals, Ready to Eat were distributed and thousands of meals were served in July to troops at Fort McCoy participating in exercises and other training.
(Story, photos.)

Service members at Fort McCoy for training line up for breakfast at one of the installation's newest dining facilities, building 1672.


FORT McCOY STAFF FOCUSES
ON EXCELLENCE; UNITS RESPOND

Continued customer service and support excellence has been the focus of the Fort McCoy staff as new exercises and types of training debuted alongside regular training at the post in 2016. (Story, photos.)