Fort McCoy News May 12, 2017


86th TRAINING DIVISION
HOSTS 2017 WARRIOR EXERCISE

The 86th Training Division is back in action hosting Warrior Exercise 86-17-02 at Fort McCoy. WAREX, which began April 29 and ends May 13, hosts nearly 6,000 Soldiers in a two-week training exercise that focuses on realistic and austere operational environments. (Story, photos)


FORT McCOY'S TRAINING ACTIVITY
SHIFTS INTO HIGH GEAR

The number of troops training at Fort McCoy in 2017 has been steadily increasing each month since January, and it's only going to get busier, said Training Coordination Branch Chief Craig Meeusen with the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security. (Story, photos)

McCOY OBSERVES ARBOR DAY
WITH TREE-PLANTING EVENT

More than 30 adults and children from the Fort McCoy community participated in the installation's observance of Arbor Day on April 28 with the planting of more than 300 trees on the cantonment area. (Story, photos)

COMMUNITY REMEMBERS HOLOCAUST
DURING DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE

Fort McCoy community members reflected on the Holocaust and the lessons that can be learned from it during the Holocaust Days of Remembrance event April 24 at McCoy's Community Center. (Story, photos)


SEXUAL-ASSAULT SURVIVOR
SHEDS LIGHT ON DARK TOPIC

Healing is a highly individual process, but talking about sexual assault is one of the ways to both help victims and prevent future abuse, said guest speaker Jennifer Nadler during her "Voice of a Survivor" presentation April 26 at Fort McCoy. (Story, photo)