Fort McCoy organizations and community members can submit materials for consideration for inclusion in The Real McCoy and Command Information Channel TV6.
Articles must be written for the internal Fort McCoy audience, which includes military members, family members, civilian employees, and retirees.
PAO staff members reserve the right to verify the clearance of stories/photos, determine suitability for publication, and to edit material to match Associated Press Stylebook standards, etc.
All photos must have captions that include names of the individuals photographed (unless the photo has more than five people in it), the date and location of the photographed event, and a description of what is happening in the photograph.
The Real McCoy is published the second and fourth Fridays of the month, excluding December. Deadline exceptions may be made, with advance coordination, for events that occur between the submission deadline and publication date.
Publication dates for 2020, followed by deadlines in parentheses, are:
• Jan. 10 (Jan. 2).
• Jan. 24 (Jan. 15).
• Feb. 14 (Feb. 5).
• Feb. 28 (Feb. 19).
• March 13 (March 4).
• March 27 (March 18).
• April 10 (April 1).
• April 24 (April 15).
• May 8 (April 29).
• May 22 (May 13).
• June 12 (June 3).
• June 26 (June 17).
• July 10 (July 1).
• July 24 (July 15).
• Aug. 14 (Aug. 5).
• Aug. 28 (Aug. 19).
• Sept. 11 (Sept. 2).
• Sept. 25 (Sept. 16).
• Oct. 9 (Sept. 30).
• Oct. 23 (Oct. 14).
• Nov. 13 (Nov. 4).
• Nov. 27 (Nov. 18).
• Dec. 11 (Dec. 2).
In addition, the Fort McCoy Guide will be published in May 2020. Coordination for updates and contents will begin in February 2020.
Programming and content for command channel TV6 are updated upon request.
Videos should be submitted at least two weeks before a requested air date to allow time for review and processing. Slides and fliers for the Community Bulletin Board should be submitted three days before a requested air date to allow time for review and reformatting.
Federal holidays may affect submission deadlines.
For more information or to coordinate coverage, call the Public Affairs Office at 608-388-4128/2769.
DISCLAIMER: This article was originally published at the Defense Video Imagery Distribution System Hub (www.didvshub.net). The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.
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