Fort McCoy News April 28, 2017


IMCOM-READINESS DIRECTOR
VISITS INSTALLATION

Fort McCoy welcomed Installation Management Command (IMCOM)-Readiness Director Brenda Lee McCullough for an official visit April 11-12. (Story, photos)

Fort McCoy Garrison Commander David J. Pinter Sr. and Brenda Lee McCullough, director of Installation Management Command-Readiness at Fort Bragg, N.C., discuss facts about Fort McCoy during a helicopter tour of the installation April 11.


ARMED FORCES DAY OPEN HOUSE
SCHEDULED FOR MAY 20

Everyone is welcome to visit Fort McCoy and learn about the post's role in keeping the nation's armed forces ready for action during the annual Armed Forces Day Open House on May 20. (Story, photos)

Visitors to the 2016 Armed Forces Day Open House tour through Veteran's Memorial Plaza in the Commemorative Area. Thousands of people attended the open house in 2016.


COLD STEEL SOLDIERS BUILD SKILLS
USING FORT McCOY SIM FACILITIES

Before Soldiers could complete live-fire training at Operation Cold Steel, they had to practice their skills at many of Fort McCoy's simulation facilities. (Story, photos)

COLD STEEL SOLDIERS PREPARE
FOR LIVE-FIRE OPS WITH VBS3

STeam members with Fort McCoy's Virtual Battle Space 3 (VBS3) simulation facility played a direct role in training during the Operation Cold Steel exercise in March and April through use of the Mounted Machine Gun Trainer Plug-in Vehicle Crew Evaluator software program. (Story, photo)

Soldiers at Fort McCoy for the Operation Cold Steel exercise learn about crew gunnery on the Virtual Battle Space 3 software program April 10 at Range 26 on North Post. The training simulates Fort McCoy training areas and allows gunnery crews the ability to experience gunnery training before going out to a range to complete live-fire training.


NEC KEEPS POST'S WORKFORCE
ONLINE 24/7

It's easy to take something for granted when it's working. The average computer user may not think much about the work involved in keeping a system running or the people doing that work until it fails. (Story, photos)

Nancy Tralmer (below), an information technology specialists with the Network Enterprise Center at Fort McCoy, works on her computer at the center April 20.