Fort McCoy News May 26, 2017


QUARTERMASTER UNIT TURNS
LAKE WATER DRINKABLE

Soldiers with the Army Reserve’s 810th Quartermaster Company of Cincinnati turned the water of Big Sandy Lake into drinkable water for the nearly 6,000 participants in the 86th Training Division’s Warrior Exercise (WAREX) 86-17-02 in late April and early May at Fort McCoy. (Story, photos)


HUNDREDS ATTEND
ARMED FORCES DAY OPEN HOUSE

An estimated nearly 2,000 people attended the 2017 Fort McCoy Armed Forces Day Open House here May 20 despite, at times, some heavy rain conditions. (Story, photos)


SOLDIERS BUILD LEADERSHIP,
REPAIR SKILLS AT ALC

Thirteen Soldiers from across the Army completed more than 240 hours of training to become advanced leaders in the service’s “91-Lima” career field during training at the Regional Training Site (RTS)-Maintenance facility in April and May at Fort McCoy. (Story, photos)


RUNNERS VYING FOR SPOTS
ON POST'S ARMY TEN-MILER TEAM

Both active- and reserve-component Soldiers at Fort McCoy are vying for a chance to represent the installation in the Army Ten-Miler competition in October in Washington, D.C. (Story, photo)

Runners, including Fort McCoy athletes, begin the race at the Lung Bustin Justin 5K Cross Country Race in Leon, Wis., in late April.