Women’s History Month: Women among thousands exceling at training at McCoy every year
Airman 1st Class Julia Childers (front), a security forces Airman with the 128th Air Refueling Wing of the Wisconsin National Guard at Milwaukee, participates in training March 7, 2022, at Big Sandy Lake on South Post at Fort McCoy, Wis. Childers was a student in Cold-Weather Operations Course (CWOC) class 22-05 at Fort McCoy. CWOC students are trained on a variety of cold-weather subjects, including snowshoe training and skiing as well as how to use ahkio sleds and other gear. Training also focuses on terrain and weather analysis, risk management, cold-weather clothing, developing winter fighting positions in the field, camouflage and concealment, and numerous other areas that are important to know in order to survive and operate in a cold-weather environment. CWOC class 22-05 was mostly comprised of Airmen but also included Soldiers. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)

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