Service Members scheduled to attend resident primary military education and resident functional training will be fully vaccinated or have an approved or submitted (in the system of record) exemption prior to the class start date. Unvaccinated military personnel attending 83rd U.S. Army Reserve Readiness Training Center courses must provide the following:

  • proof of an approved vaccination exemption or proof that a pending exemption has been submitted in the system of record
  • an Exception To Policy from the Under Secretary of the Army approving travel

Failure to provide these two requirements will result in student dismissal. Soldiers traveling within local commuting distance (less than 50 miles) may travel to the course without an ETP from the Under Secretary of the Army. Unvaccinated individuals will arrive with an Memorandum For Record verified and signed by first O-6 in their chain of command. This MFR will serve as a verification of the Soldiers exemption status (approved or pending), as well as approval to travel from the Under Secretary of the Army.  A template for this memorandum will be attached to the applicable course welcome letter.

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Our mission at the NCO Academy Fort McCoy is to train and develop adaptive, agile, disciplined, fit, and professional leaders that are ready to "Lead the Way" in any environment.


Our vision is to make the NCO Academy Fort McCoy the Army’s Premier NCO Academy, with the best people, experiencing the finest quality of life in the military.


NCOs Lead the Way!!!

Command Sergeant Major Deanna L. Czarnecki

Sergeant Major James G. Schulz
Deputy Commandant

First Sergeant Cherise M. Nuckols
First Sergeant

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