Information on collecting archeological artifacts on Fort McCoy.
Community Support Facilities & Programs - Army Community Service (ACS) invites you into a world of education, opportunity and discovery while offering programs and services that promote self-reliance, resilience, and stability during war and peace.
The Army Reserve Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) office manages matters regarding discrimination based on National Origin, Race, Religion, Reprisal (Prior Title VII Protected Activity), Disability (Physical & Mental), Age (40 and older), Color, Sex, and Genetic Information. Our customers include Department of the Army Civilian (DACS), Army Reserve Military Technicians (MIL-TECHS) while working in their civilian capacity, former Army Reserve employees, applicants for Army Reserve employment, and contractors under certain circumstances.
The Fort McCoy Army Substance Abuse Program is available to assist all Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and certain dependents and retirees. Services available include drug and alcohol prevention training; Unit Prevention Leader (UPL) certification; processing of urinalysis samples; substance-abuse assessment and treatment of active-duty Soldiers; Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services including screening, assessment, short-term counseling and referrals for Department of the Army civilian employees, military and Army civilian dependents, and retirees; as well as Suicide Prevention resources and training.
The Better Opportunities for Single Servicemembers (BOSS) program represents the voice of the single servicemember. If you're a single servicemember, BOSS members advocate for you by advancing quality of life issues on the installation, and in the barracks, to senior leaders on post and throughout the Army. "Let Your Voice Be Heard"
Pine View Campground on Fort McCoy is open to the public. Stay year round and discover the outdoors and scenic Fort McCoy. Pine View offers all the conveniences in a clean, pleasant campground.
The Fort McCoy Civilian Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC) is the largest CPAC in Department of the Army and provides centralized human resources support to the entire US Army Reserve civilian workforce. The Fort McCoy CPAC is sited in three locations: Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, Rock Island, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri. The Fort McCoy CPAC provides the full range of human resources support (i.e., staffing and classification, labor/management employee relations, workers compensation, and retirement) to approximately 12,000 Department of Army Civilians, Military Technicians and Non-Appropriated Fund employees.
Information on civilian members of the Army team.
Resources to keep the Fort McCoy community and visitors informed about news and events.
Procedures for commercial deliveries to Fort McCoy.
Information on carrying a concealed weapon on to the installation.
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The Defense Military Pay Office (DMPO) promotes readiness and quality of life through accurate and timely payments to Soldiers. Services provided by the DMPO include Active and AGR pay entitlements and travel advances, settlements and temporary lodging expense claims.
The Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) supports the Fort McCoy Community by providing 24/7 services for protection, welfare, and safety of all who live, work or train at the installation and provides mutual aid and assistance to the surrounding communities. Primary DES functions include law enforcement, physical security, fire protection and prevention, emergency medical services, and enhanced 9-1-1 emergency communications. DES responds to emergency situations and supports functions that plan responses, educate the community, and disseminate public safety-related information. DES also serves as the subject-matter expert and primary incident commander for small- and large-scale incidents.
The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) serves Soldiers, Families, Retirees and Civilians. DFMWR provides an array of services and programs including Family, child and youth programs, recreational, sports and fitness activities, food and catering, entertainment, travel and leisure and lodging operations.
The Fort McCoy Directorate of Human Resources (DHR) is available to assist all Soldiers, Department of the Army Civilians, Family members, contractors and Retirees. DHR provides services through its Administrative Services Division (official mail, publications, Freedom of Information Act); Military Personnel Division (congressional inquiries, records maintenance, retirements, separations, reassignments, ID cards, awards and personnel actions, officer and enlisted evaluations, retirement services, and line-of-duty investigations); Army Substance and Abuse Program (unit prevention leader, substance abuse, and suicide prevention training; Department of the Army civilian and military personnel urinalysis testing) and Workforce Development (garrison civilian training and development).
The Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security (DPTMS) serves Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Families, and Department of the Army civilians with an array of services and programs to support joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multi-national training requirements throughout the Army Force Generation cycle.
The Directorate of Public Works at Fort McCoy is a Department of Defense leader in providing exceptional infrastructure, engineering resources, housing and facility management support and services incorporating sustainable development. It's DPW’s mission to ensure the long-term viability of Fort McCoy's ability to support the military commanders and joint base community, advancing environmental stewardship, community relations and quality of life.
The 88th Readiness Division Education & Learning Center (ELC) serves U.S. Army Reserve Medical Command customers in all 50 states online using the GoArmyEd (GAE) application. Educational counseling, GAE information, and Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) testing information is available at the Fort McCoy ELC and online at
Resources for seeking employment at Fort McCoy.
The Equal Opportunity Office (EOO) promotes readiness and quality of life through the commitment to equality of opportunity and fair treatment of Soldiers and Family members without regard to race, color, religion, gender or national origin and nurtures an environment in which personnel contribute to the mission, realize individual goals, and serve in the highest tradition of America's Army.
A comprehensive listing of Fort McCoy Facilities and Services.
The Fort McCoy Fire Department is an Internationally Accredit Agency. The Department protects and serves the installation community. The department is aligned under the Directorate of Emergency Services and is staffed by Department of the Army civilian employees who serve as firefighters, fire officers and fire inspectors. On average, the department responds to more than 900 calls for service each year. Response scenarios include structural fires, emergency medical services, hazardous materials response, auto accidents, aircraft mishaps, wildland fires, technical rescues, alarm activations and more. The department operates out of two strategically located fire stations, which are staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Guidance on the rendering proper honors during the raising and lowering of the National Flag at "Reveille" and "Retreat."
Fort McCoy's Commemorative Area, History Center & Equipment Park are located in the installation's 800 block and the area immediately surrounding. The Commemorative Area consists of World War II-era buildings set aside to help tell Fort McCoy's unique story. These facilities, representative of the type found in the cantonment area when it was constructed in 1942, help to depict Soldier life during the 1940s. An administrative facility, a dining facility and one barracks are set up to represent use of each facility during the WWII era. Display items include bunk beds, footlockers and potbelly stoves. The other buildings, both barracks, house informational displays that highlight the events of WWII.
Commissary access is a non-pay benefit available to active-duty and reserve-component military personnel, military retirees, Medal of Honor recipients, 100 percent disabled veterans and their Family members. Commissary access is a non-pay benefit available to active-duty and reserve-component military personnel, military retirees, Medal of Honor recipients, 100 percent disabled veterans and their Family members. The commissary at Fort McCoy is the only commissary in Wisconsin. Commissaries sell groceries at cost. A five percent surcharge is added at checkout. The surcharge provides funding for modern facilities at a reduced cost to taxpayers.
The Fort McCoy Exchange serves active-duty, Guard and Reserve members and their Families and military retirees and their Families. Civilian personnel and contractors can purchase immediate-consumption items at the Express and food items from the food court and concessions. The Exchange provides goods and services to its customers at competitively low prices while returning a dividend to support Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs. The Exchange features the main Exchange, to include military clothing sales; a laundry, a dry cleaning and alteration shop; a barber shop; an Express shoppette; a gas station; a class VI sales store, and a Specialty Express Food Court featuring a Robin Hood Sandwich Shoppe and Anthony's Pizza. Several concessions and contracted services are available.
The primary source for information on Fort McCoy for newcomers and visitors, both military and civilian.
Narrated tour of the installation.
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a Federal Law that establishes the public's right to request existing records from Federal Government agencies. The FOIA provides for prompt, maximum release of DoD records to the public unless such requested records are specifically exempt from mandatory public disclosure under the FOIA. The Privacy Act of 1974, establishes a Code of Fair Information Practice that governs the collection, maintenance, use, and dissemination of personally identifiable information about individuals that is maintained in systems of records by federal agencies.
A source for frequently asked questions about Fort McCoy.
The core functions of the Office of the Inspector General are to assist, inspect, investigate, and teach and train. It is the right of any person to contact the OIG for assistance; however, complainants are encouraged to attempt to resolve issues through their chain of command before seeking inspector general support.
Occupational Health Clinic (OHC). The OHC is part of the health-care system provided by Blanchfield Army Community Hospital. U.S. Army Medical Department Activities-Fort Campbell, KY. Medical care to Active/AGR Soldiers is Tricare Prime remote. Sick call to Reserve Soldiers at Fort McCoy is per their units SOP’s. The OHC provides health-related services to Fort McCoy Department of Defense civilian employees. Services include treatment of job-related minor-medical care, such as treatment for minor injuries; blood pressure monitoring; audiograms; pre-employment physicals for firefighters, police officers and child care workers; and annual service physicals. The OHC also manages programs for hearing and vision conservation, and respiratory wellness. Wellness tools, including classes, are offered as needed. These services and programs help the OHC accomplish its mission of sustaining a healthy work force. The OHC is part of the health-care system provided by Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, U.S. Army Medical Department Activities-Fort Campbell, KY. Medical care to Active/AGR Soldiers is Tricare Prime remote. Sick call to Reserve Soldiers at Fort McCoy is per their units SOP’s.
​The Fort McCoy Housing Office is available to assist all active-duty Soldiers and Family members assigned to Fort McCoy on Permanent Change-of-Station orders. Services include Family Housing provided in single-Family government quarters, Single Soldier Housing and Housing Referral Services for local community living.
The Fort McCoy Military Personnel Division (MPD) is available to assist all Soldiers, Retirees and Family members. MPD also issues ID cards to Department of Defense civilian employees and contractors. MPD services include processing congressional inquiries, records maintenance, retirements, separations, reassignments, ID cards, awards and personnel actions, officer and enlisted evaluations, retirement services, and line-of-duty investigations.
Fort McCoy offers hunting, fishing, and trapping opportunities to military (active and retired) and their dependents, government employees, and the general public. Firewood cutting is also allowed on Fort McCoy to help remove dead and down wood from the training areas.
Information on obtaining an identification card or updating personal information in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).
The Garrison Information Management Office (GIMO) is the Garrison Commander’s staff element responsible for enabling business and mission processes through effective internet technology (IT) / information management (IM) process and resource management. The GIMO coordinates service definition, management oversight, advice, and planning of IT/IM requirements and serves as the strategic partner for IT/IM coordination between the Garrison, Network Enterprise Center (NEC), IMCOM Directorate-Readiness (ID-R), and IMCOM G6.
The Fort McCoy Installation Legal Office provides a variety of legal services to the Fort McCoy command and military community. Claims services and assistance are available to the general public only when a member of the public or an organization is involved in an incident involving financial loss caused by a member of the Army or Department of the Army civilian employee while on official duty.
​The Installation Safety Office (ISO) serves the Soldiers and Department of Army civilian employees in garrison and tenant organizations at Fort McCoy, as well as military personnel from all branches of the armed forces who are at the installation for training. The ISO promotes readiness and quality of life through the prevention of accidental injuries, illness, and property damage. Services provided by the ISO include periodic safety visits at construction sites, annual facility inspections (performed to Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards), safety training, accident/incident Investigations, and dissemination/ distribution of safety literature and information products.
The Internal Review and Audit Compliance Office (IRACO) serves as the principal advising office to the Garrison Commander and staff on all audit-related matters, providing external audit and internal analytical information related to efficiency of operations, stewardship of resources and adequacy of management controls. The IRACO serves as the Command point of contact for Army Audit Readiness. The IRACO customer base is limited to organizations internal to U.S. Army Garrison Fort McCoy.
Leisure & Recreation Opportunities on Fort McCoy.
The Logistics Readiness Center provides logistics support to service members and units assigned to or mobilizing at Fort McCoy during peace or war. The center exercises authority over and develops plans and policies for all installation logistics activities, supply, maintenance, transportation and materiel readiness.
Information for media interested in learning more about Fort McCoy.
Open to active Army, U.S. Army Reserve, U.S. Army National Guard and ROTC personnel. Official Department of the Army (DA) photos are taken at the Fort McCoy studio in Building 2113. DA photos taken at Fort McCoy are by appointment only.
The Network Enterprise Center (NEC) supports Fort McCoy's workforce and permanent party and transient training units by providing expert telecommunications support and reliable access to the Global Information Grid (GIG). The NEC executes, secures, and defends Fort McCoy's portion of the LandWarNet.
The Plans, Analysis and Integration Office (PAIO) is the Garrison Commander’s staff element for executing installation-level strategic planning, provide analysis of performance data and integrates the Commander's priorities across functions in support of base operations.
The Fort McCoy Police Department protects and serves all members of the installation community. The department is aligned under the Directorate of Emergency Services and is staffed by Department of Defense civilian police personnel. The department provides law and order operations and services by employing law enforcement resources (law enforcement operations, police investigations, traffic accident investigations, civilian working dogs, crisis response assets, police administration section); physical security resources (physical security inspectors, access control, alarm monitoring, and Crime prevention); and an emergency dispatch center (911 services) resources.
The Public Affairs Office increases public awareness of the Army’s mission, policies and programs, inspires patriotism, and fosters good relations with the various publics with which the Army comes into contact at home and abroad. Public Affairs activities generally reflect three focus areas: command information, community relations, and media relations. The mission of Public Affairs is to fulfill the Army's obligation to keep the American people and Army personnel informed and to establish the conditions that lead to confidence in America's Army and its readiness to conduct operations in peacetime, conflict and war.
All state and federal regulations about cellphones, texting, seat-belt use, motorcycle safety, vehicle operations, driver's licenses, etc., apply at Fort McCoy. In some cases, federal regulations are more restrictive than state or local laws. This is a summary of the regulations. Specific questions should be directed to the Directorate of Emergency Services at 608-388-2200.
The Fort McCoy Garrison Religious Support Office (RSO) mission is to assist commanders in ensuring the free exercise of religion for all personnel at Fort McCoy, by nurturing the living, caring for the wounded, and honoring the fallen. Our vision is to see Soldiers, Civilians and their Families inspired to love God deeply, serve others intentionally, and nurture each other fully at Fort McCoy and within their local communities.
The Fort McCoy Resource Management Office (RMO) advises and assists the Garrison Commander and garrison staff on all matters regarding resource planning, programming and execution. The RMO has responsibility for the following financial-management programs: programming and budgeting, manpower and equipment management, management accounting, internal controls, support agreements, contract management support, civilian pay, defense travel system, government travel card and vendor pay liaison.
Service Member for Life-Transition Assistance Program's mission is to provide pre-separation counseling, transition and employment assistance services to Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve Soldiers and Airmen, Department of Defense civilians who are considering or preparing to depart the military and all work age family members of each of the above groups.
Updated information on road conditions and other conditions affecting movement in and around Fort McCoy.
Information for severe weather situations.
The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program (SHARP) is designed to prevent the occurrence of sexual harassment and assault, provide victim advocacy to insure prompt and sensitive care for victims, and encourage reporting of all occurrences by providing reporting options.
Information on skiing, paintball and laser tag on Fort McCoy.
Soldier For Life - Transition Assistance Program
Resources for the Army's Suicide Prevention Program.
Temporary lodging opportunities at Fort McCoy.
Information about training at Fort McCoy.
Information for transportation services at Fort McCoy.
All Fort McCoy visitors will gain information on access through the Visitors Control Center.
The installation voting assistance office serves as a Voter Registration Agency under the NVR (National Voter Registration Act) and provides voting related services:
As Fort McCoy's only newspaper, The Real McCoy covers news in the community like nobody else. A civilian-enterprise printing contract ensures the newspaper is printed at no cost to the government and that sufficient numbers of copies are available for all who live, work, train, or visit here.