SERVING AMERICA’S ARMED FORCES SINCE 1909
An Executive Summary
ocated in the heart of the upper Midwest, Fort McCoy is the only U.S. Army
installation in the state of Wisconsin. The 60,000-acre installation is fully capa-
ble of supporting training throughout a four-season climate and offers an excel-
lent training environment and support infrastructure for military personnel to develop and
maintain the skills necessary for mission success.
Fort McCoy exemplifies its motto, “Total Force Training Center,” by annually sup-
porting the training of reserve- and active-component military personnel from all
branches of America’s armed forces. As an Army force generation site, Fort McCoy con-
tinues to have an important role in support of the overseas contingencies by processing
and providing training and facilities for mobilizing and demobilizing reserve-component
personnel from throughout the United States.
Since the 1980s, Fort McCoy has been the training site of choice for more than
100,000 personnel each year. We are proud of Fort McCoy’s established record of
excellence in support of our nation’s armed forces since its founding in 1909. The
installation leadership is determined to build on the record of the post’s first “Century of
Service to America” to achieve even greater success in the future.
The intent of this publication is to provide information concerning Fort McCoy and
the impact of its operations.
Fort McCoy’s Economic Impact (Fiscal Year 2009)
I. Dollars returned to the economy
A. Work force payroll $188,963,432
B. Operating costs $242,553,218
(Includes costs for utilities; physical plant
maintenance; repair and improvements;
new construction projects, and purchases
of supplies and services.)
C. Other expenditures $10,883,463
Revenues to local
(Includes land permit
agreements, payments in lieu of taxes
and school district impact aid.)
Soldier discretionary spending
in local communities
TOTAL: $442.4 million
II. Total estimated economic impact $1.416 billion
(A Gross Multiplier Index (GMI) of 3.2 was used to calculate this estimate.
The GMI reflects how many times a dollar turns over within this region.)
Economic Impact ...
FY 04 FY 05 FY 06 FY 07 FY 08 FY 09
Expenditures 243.6M 203.2M 251.8M 269.7M 352.3M 442.4M
779.4M 650.3M 805.8M 863.1M 1.127B 1.416B
NOTE: The area GMI is 3.2.
Fort McCoy Training Population ...
FY 04 FY 05 FY 06 FY 07 FY 08 FY 09
Personnel 127,608 102,191 107,668 112,703 127,919 105,736
NOTE: These numbers include training conducted throughout the year by all branches of the service — active and reserve-
component — and those Soldiers that the installation processes for mobilization/demobilization.
ort McCoy offers a full spectrum of facili-
ties, ranges, training areas and class- Installation Data …
rooms to support individual and collective
training compatible with environmental
standards. 60,000 total acres federal property
Fort McCoy has 31 live-fire ranges, 15 of which 46,000 acres maneuver and training land
are automated or instrumented. The majority of
the ranges are located on north post. Twenty-two
Multiple ranges designed to Army
artillery firing points and 12 mortar firing points are standards
available. All north-post ranges point into the in- Land size capable of supporting
stallation’s 8,000-acre north impact area. The combat, combat support, and
north-post ranges include two automated multipur- combat service support units
pose training ranges (MPTR), a convoy live fire simultaneously
range, an infantry squad battle course, two live fire
shoot houses, and an urban assault course. To 4,300-acre cantonment area
maximize capability with existing land, the Range 1,377 buildings and facilities
29 MPTR was upgraded to include the capability
for an infantry platoon battle course, convoy live $230.1 million in new construction
fire, an instrumentation capability and after-action (fiscal year 1990-2009)
review (AAR) facility. Upgrades at Range 2 include $54.9 million expended on facility mainte-
standard capabilities for a multipurpose machine
nance and repair in fiscal year 2009
gun range, sniper field fire, and convoy live fire.
South-post ranges include an automated record $28.9 million in information technology
fire range, two 10-meter/25-meter basic rifle improvements (fiscal years 1992-2009)
ranges, and a qualification training range with
Installation work force of 4,303 personnel
modified record fire and combat pistol/military po-
lice qualification course capability. 1,687 civilians; 1,250 military;
In addition to its ranges, Fort McCoy has devel- 1,366 contract employees
oped extensive urban training facilities. The Urban 76.5% of the work force lives
Training Site is the centerpiece of these facilities.
within Monroe County
It includes an urban assault course, two live-fire
shoot houses, a fully instrumented 16-building Mo- 4.3% of the work force com-
bile Urban Training Site-North, and a small AAR mutes from Minnesota, Iowa, Illi-
facility shared with the Range 36 live-fire shoot nois and other points outside of
house. Mobile Urban Training Site-South is a 32- Wisconsin
building, container-constructed site that provides
mounted and dismounted capability for urban 14.9% of the contracts for construction,
training scenarios. Fort McCoy also has two fully services and supplies ($39,122,705)
functional Home Station Training Lanes (HSTL). were awarded to companies located
Each eight-kilometer HSTL includes overpasses, within West Central Wisconsin.
bridges, canals, urban villages, traffic circles,
guard rails, and divided roadways.
Fort McCoy’s Enduring Military Value...
Reserve-Component Support Focus
Mutually Supportive Tenant Organizations Four projects are
scheduled for construc-
tion at Fort McCoy in
Recognized Joint Training Potential fiscal year 2010.
Installation Management Expertise These projects, which
have a total value esti-
mated in excess of $30
Strong Work Ethic million, are:
Solid Community Support Network Enterprise
Four-Season Climate Training Systems Facility.
Modern Rail and Air Capabilities Upgrade.
Available Barracks Capacity Combined Arms
Equipment Storage Sites Facility.
Materiel Maintenance Capabilities Youth Services
Infrastructure Condition and Utilities Capacity
Fort McCoy is “home” to a number of tenant organizations with mission responsibilities
that enhance the military support and training capabilities available here. These include:
88th Regional Support Command Aviation Company (Fixed Wing)
86th Training Brigade Recruiting Company
181st Infantry Brigade Troop Medical Clinic
Army Reserve Readiness Training Center Document Automation & Production Service
Equipment Concentration Site Defense Commissary Agency
Fort McCoy Noncommissioned Officer Academy Army & Air Force Exchange Service
Regional Training Center – Central Defense Military Pay Office
Regional Training Site – Maintenance Defense Reutilization & Marketing Office
Regional Training Site – Medical Naval Mobile Construction Battalion
U.S. Army Reserve Pay Center Wisconsin Military Academy
Mission and Installation Contracting Command Maneuver Area Training Equipment Site
Army Reserve Equal Employment Opportunity Office Wisconsin State Patrol Academy
Civilian Personnel Advisory Center Wisconsin National Guard ChalleNGe Academy