Senior Nurse Adviser for the 88th Readiness Division, Lt. Col. Daniel Gray, discusses the lifting of the pause for one of the vaccines for COVID-19. He also stresses the safety and importance of receiving the vaccine.
The Senior Nurse Advisor for the 88th Readiness Division, Lt. Col. Dan Gray, discusses the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
The 687th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion held their change of command on Fort McCoy Wisconsin. Lt. Col Joshua Clark to command of the 687th CSSB on April 13th, 2019. Lt. Col Daniel Albaugh assumed command on April 10th 2021. 646th Regional Support Group Commander, Col. Paul Tieszen, also participated in the change of command ceremony.
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 256th Combat Field Hospital came to Fort McCoy to learn how to build a field hospital from the ground up.
Maj. Gen. Darrell J. Guthrie, commanding general of the 88th Readiness Division, gives his thoughts on dealing with extremism in the military.
The Cold Weather Operations Course allows students from all branches of the US Military to undergo two weeks of intense cold weather immersion training. Students are instructed in various cold weather operations and survival methods to include team work, skiing, camping for extended period out doors in winter conditions, starting fires, building shelters, preventing hypothermia, sno shoe and cross country ski navigation, and responding to emergency situations such as falling through ice. The course ending in January of 2021 hosted students from the US Navy, Marines, and Army ROTC.
Chemical Soldiers Build Readiness Through Gunnery
Specialist Jade Green, a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear specialist with the 379th Chemical Company out of Arlington Heights, Ill., checks the thermal sights of the M-2 .50 caliber machine gun prior to conducting crew-served weapons gunnery Table VI at Fort McCoy, Wis., May 11, 2021. Green and her team were tasked with qualifying on this weapon system to increase their readiness to respond to potential missions in the future.
May 12, 2021 - Working in teams of three, Soldiers from within the 468th Chemical Battalion umbrella attacked the ranges here to complete crew-served weapon gunner Table VI, May 11, 2021. Soldiers from the Army Reserve’s 354th, 379th and...

Soldier “blessed, honored and proud” to serve country as Pacific Islander
From left, Chap. (Maj.) Amy Noble, Master Sgt. Jennifer Voelker, and Chap. (Lt. Col.) Vicente Cepeda discuss the Strong Bonds program.
May 11, 2021 - An Army Reserve Soldier assigned to the 88th Readiness Division continues his rich family legacy of service to the nation as an Asian American Pacific Islander...

Driver’s training adds seasoning to transportation company
Specialist David Velazquez, seated in vehicle, truck driver, 459th Transportation Company, listens to instructions from Chief Warrant Officer 2 Tifini Steif, right, maintenance warrant officer, 459th Trans. Co., prior to conducting a check ride of a light medium tactical vehicle as part of driver's training at Fort McCoy, Wis., April 30, 2021. The check ride ensures licensed drivers' skills are still adequate enough to operate the equipment.
May 6, 2021 - Preparing for war is a serious business. For the Soldiers of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 459th Transportation Company, that business brought them to the hills of the driver’s training course here, April 30, 2021...

Army Reserve Soldier provides career day motivation
Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class James Williams, deployment health assessment program liaison officer, 88th Readiness Division, recorded a virtual career day presentation for his cousin's elementary school in New Jersey April 9, 2021. Williams shared his experiences from his nearly 23 year military career and talked about what being a Soldier means to him. (Screen grab of recording provided by Sgt. 1st Class James Williams)
April 30, 2021 - A strong desire to be a good example to not only his children, but those around him as well, is what compelled Sgt. 1st Class James Williams to accept his cousin’s request to participate in a virtual career day for an...

Fort McCoy community tackles serious issues with April awareness months
Rebecca Wilkinson, installation Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program manager with the Fort McCoy Army Community Service office of the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, discusses the post's planned April observances April 1, 2021, in building 60 at Fort McCoy, Wis. Wilkinson was part of a live, virtual event that unveiled specific proclamations for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Alcohol Awareness Month, Autism Awareness Month, and Child Abuse Prevention Month.
April 29, 2021 - Fort McCoy organizations launched their observations of several awareness months with a virtual kick-off event April 1. Garrison and tenant leadership filmed the signing of several proclamations March 18 so the video would be...

Maj. Gen. Darrell J. Guthrie
Commanding General, 88th Readiness Division
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Command Sergeant Major Gregory Betty
Command Sergeant Major, 88th Readiness Division
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