Fort McCoy News June 9, 2016


XCTC EXERCISE TO TRAIN
THOUSANDS AT INSTALLATION

Thousands of Soldiers with the 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team and Joint Forces Headquarters-Illinois of the Illinois National Guard are among those training at Fort McCoy in an Exportable Combat Training Capability Exercise for three weeks in June. (Story, photos)


FORT McCOY TEAM SUPPORTS
BUSY TRAINING TEMPO IN JUNE

Support for troop training in June will continue to be at a high level for the Fort McCoy team. (Story, photos)

POST AMONG TOP COMMUNITIES
CITED FOR BOOSTING READINESS

The garrison commander of the Army's top installation equated his role to one of a town mayor: overseeing an interconnected community of people, places, and services. (Story, photo)


FAA RESTRICTS UNMANNED AIRCRAFT
OVER MILITARY INSTALLATIONS

The Federal Aviation Administration has instituted airspace restrictions for unmanned aircraft systems, also known as drones, over 133 military installations, including Fort McCoy. (Story, photo)


SPARTA STUDENTS LEARN
ABOUT NATURAL RESOURCES ON TOUR

Students from the Sparta Innovations Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Academy of Sparta, Wis., toured the post May 25 to learn about Fort McCoy's role in caretaking natural resources. (Photos)