Fort McCoy News Nov. 11, 2016


ARMY FORESTERS LEARN ABOUT POST
DURING FIRST-EVER VISIT

Twenty foresters from installations Armywide visited Fort McCoy Nov. 1 to learn more about the post's Forestry Program. (Story, photo.)

Fort McCoy Forester James Kerkman (right) with the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch talks to foresters from several Army installations about Fort McCoy forestry efforts at a South Post area Nov. 1.


GARRISON COMMANDER REFLECTS
ON FIRST 6 MONTHS AT McCOY

With just more than six months as the Fort McCoy garrison commander, Col. David J. Pinter Sr. said he's learned much more about the installation, its capabilities, and its internal and external communities. (Story, photos.)

Garrison Commander Col. David J. Pinter Sr. (right) talks with Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Environment, Safety and Occupational Health) Eugene Collins during Collins' visit to Fort McCoy in August.


13TH, 100TH EXPANDS TRAINING
FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017

Instructors with the 13th Battalion, 100th Regiment at Fort McCoy have been busy preparing to train additional Soldiers during fiscal year 2017. (Story, photo.)

Master Sgt. Jack Kenyon, instructor with the 13th Battalion, 100th Regiment, annotates a reference item on a dry-erase board while completing a review of the program of instruction for the 89B Ammunition Specialist Course taught by the battalion at Fort McCoy.


RTS-MAINTENANCE TRAINS SOLDIERS
FOR VEHICLE-RECOVERY OPS

Ten Soldiers completed vehicle-recovery operations training with a military wrecker vehicles Oct. 27 at the Vehicle Recovery Site on Fort McCoy's South Post. (Story, photos.)

Students in the Regional Training Site-Maintenance Wheeled-Vehicle Recovery Operations Course practice vehicle recovery at the Fort McCoy Vehicle Recovery Site on Fort McCoy’s South Post.


WWII VETERAN VISITS McCOY,
RECALLS FRIENDS FROM FAMED 100TH

Clarence and Thelma Suzuki of Fresno, Calif., have wanted to visit "Camp McCoy" for decades to see the place the legendary 100th Infantry Battalion once trained. (Story, photos.)

Public Affairs Specialist Theresa Fitzgerald (right) explains an exhibit in one of the Fort McCoy Commemorative Area buildings to visitors Thelma and Clarence Suzuki.