Oct. 11, 2019
The Real McCoy
Fort McCoy firefighters receive humanitarian awards for 2018 flood response
Eight current and one former firefighter with the Directorate of Emergency Services Fire Department received the Department of the Army Civilian Award for Humanitarian Service on Oct. 3 for their work during an emergency flood response in local communities in 2018. (Link)
89B training moves administratively to Regional Training Site-Maintenance
With the start of fiscal year 2020, the 89B military occupational specialty training by the 13th Battalion, 100th Regiment (13th, 100th) will continue as usual. However, the training and its instructors now fall administratively under Regional Training Site (RTS)-Maintenance at Fort McCoy. (Link)
RTS-Maintenance looking at busy training schedule during fiscal year 2020
During the first quarter of fiscal year 2020, Regional Training Site (RTS)-Maintenance will be completing eight courses of training, said Maj. Anthony Strong, the unit’s commandant. (Link)
Unit’s equipment loaded on railcars at McCoy for deployment
More than 40 railcars were loaded with vehicles and equipment belonging to the 829th Engineer Company, a Wisconsin National Guard unit, from mid-to-late September at Fort McCoy. (Link)
Fort McCoy firefighters train year-round to be ready
In recent years on post and in surrounding communities, Fort McCoy firefighters have saved lives using their emergency-medical skills to crises. (Link)
DES’ Autumn McCray awarded Civilian Employee of the Month (Link)
New Army secretary sends message to service personnel (Link)
Changes happening for Army Combat Fitness Test (Link)
This month in Fort McCoy history (Link)
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