Feb. 26, 2021
Feb. 26, 2021
Both Marines and Soldiers were among the 11 service members who trained in snow and frigid cold temperatures to graduate from Fort McCoy Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) Class 21-03 in early February after 14 days of training (Link)
Thirty years after the completion of Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, former Army Sgts. Mark Christensen and Phillip Cornelius remember their service with the Army Reserve’s 890th Transportation Company quite vividly. (Link)
The Army’s inspector general preaches building trust when he meets with Soldiers and civilians at Army installations throughout the country. (Link)
Fort McCoy Food Program Manager Andy Pisney has been involved with the Army’s culinary trade for a long time in both stateside locations and deployed areas. In 2020, he took his skills back overseas to serve as a deployed Army civilian at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. (Link)
Prior to World War II, Fort McCoy’s South Post was the main operations area for the installation, history shows. In the area where Fort McCoy’s South Post Housing now stands, only a few remnants are left of the old Camp McCoy and its predecessors, Camp Robinson and Camp Emory Upton. And, until recently, limited documentation remained of the buildings that once existed there. (Link)
Post warns against dumping household garbage in dumpsters (Link)
Army policy guides Soldiers’ social media use (Link)
CWOC students jump in for cold-water immersion training (Link)
Army Desert Storm vet, Bradley driver, recalls service in ground operations for Gulf War (Link)
This month in Fort McCoy history (Link)
1990-91 Gulf War Timeline (Link)
Photo Essay: Field training for Cold-Weather Operations Course class 21-03(Link)
Photo Essay: February 2021 winter scenes at Fort McCoy (Link)
Photo Essay: January 2021 snowtubing fun at Whitetail Ridge Ski Area at Fort McCoy (Link)
Photo Essay: Fort McCoy Soldiers complete M2 simulations training on Engagement Skills Trainer (Link)
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