Fort McCoy News Sept. 23, 2016


TRAINING SOLDIERS REACT
TO 'AUSTERE' ENVIRONMENT AT CSTX

Combat Support Training Exercise 86-16-03 was the third and final CSTX of the year for the 84th Training Command. (Story, photo.)

U.S. Army Soldiers with the 47th Combat Support Hospital, 62nd Medical Brigade, set up a tent during Combat Support Training Exercise (CSTX) 86-16-03 at Fort McCoy, Wis., Aug. 6.


RAD EVENT PROVIDES
ONE-STOP SHOP FOR RETIREES

Nearly 600 military retirees and Family members attended the 2016 Retiree Appreciation Day at Fort McCoy Sept. 9. (Story, photos.)

Military retirees and Family members participate in a benefits fair at the Wisconsin Military Academy as part of Retiree Appreciation Day at Fort McCoy.


NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY:
FORESTRY MARKS 50-PLUS YEARS

For more than 50 years, the installation Forestry Office with the Natural Resources Branch of the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division has successfully maintained and managed Fort McCoy's forested lands. (Story, photos.)

Fort McCoy Forester James Kerkman with the Forestry Office of the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch completes forestry work on the post's cantonment area Sept. 8.


WWII-ERA PHOTO ALBUM
DONATED TO FORT McCOY

The 70-year-old photo album is a bit tattered but still together. The opening page, with "Camp McCoy" handwritten in big letters, has a small black-and-white photo taken in 1945 from an overlook bluff that shows parts of the Fort McCoy cantonment area. (Story, photo.)

Public Affairs Specialist Theresa Fitzgerald (left to right), Sue Machan, and Kathleen (Machan) Hill look over a 1945-46 photo album Sept. 12 at the Fort McCoy History Center.


MILWAUKEE BUCKS TOUR
VISITS INSTALLATION

The Milwaukee Bucks' "Own the Future" statewide tour stopped at Fort McCoy Sept. 9.
(Story, photos.)

A member of the Milwaukee Bucks' Rim Rocker show soars through the air to dunk the basketball during a show at Rumpel Fitness Center Sept. 9 as part of the Bucks' tour visit.