Fort McCoy hosting free open house - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports

Fort McCoy hosting free open house

Posted: Updated:
FORT MCCOY (AP) -- Members of the public will get a chance to tour a Wisconsin military training base this weekend.

Fort McCoy's annual Armed Forces Day Open House is scheduled for Saturday.  The event will highlight training at the fort and also feature displays on military equipment, uniforms, and artifacts.

Visitors can take guided tours.  They can also participate in a marksmanship test, fill sandbags, and get a personalized ID tag.

The open house is free and goes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Fort McCoy is in western Wisconsin, between Sparta and Tomah.

Most Viewed Content

Stories
Videos
loading...
  • 27 News HeadlinesMore>>

  • UPDATE: Fitchburg Police investigating homicide of two women at a home

    UPDATE: Fitchburg Police investigating homicide of two women at a home

    Fitchburg Police are investigating a homicide on Yarmouth Greenway DriveMore >>
    Fitchburg Police are investigating a homicide on Yarmouth Greenway Drive involving two female adult victims.
    Suspect is in custody, identity unknown.
    More >>
  • cloud-over-evansville-little-league-field-of-dreams

    Cloud over Evansville little league field of dreams

    Cloud over Evansville little league field of dreams

    The dream of little league parents in Evansville to complete the renovation of a baseball field with a new scoreboard is clashing with the community's historic protections, and sign rulesMore >>
    The dream of little league parents in Evansville to complete the renovation of a baseball field with a new scoreboard is clashing with the community's historic protections, and sign rulesMore >>
  • Series of thefts from vehicles on Madison's south side

    Series of thefts from vehicles on Madison's south side

    MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police are warning residents on Madison's south side about a series of thefts from vehicles.They say thefts have been reported in the Baycreek, Monona Bay and Greenbush neighborhoods.Police say in most cases, the vehicles have been left unlocked, but on occasion forced entry was made into vehicles.On Wednesday morning, someone broke into a car on the 500 block of Wingra Street and stole a number of items, including a Glock handgun.Later that day, police found an empt...More >>
    MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police are warning residents on Madison's south side about a series of thefts from vehicles.They say thefts have been reported in the Baycreek, Monona Bay and Greenbush neighborhoods.Police say in most cases, the vehicles have been left unlocked, but on occasion forced entry was made into vehicles.On Wednesday morning, someone broke into a car on the 500 block of Wingra Street and stole a number of items, including a Glock handgun.Later that day, police found an empt...More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Anna Engelhart at 608-661-2767. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.