Command Sgt. Maj. Paul Mantha, former Fort McCoy Garrison command sergeant major, received the Legion of Merit in a special awards presentation ceremony July 1, 2021, at Fort McCoy, Wis.
Garrison Commander Col. Michael Poss presented Mantha with the award for his two years of accomplishments as the garrison’s top enlisted leader and adviser.
Mantha moved on to a new assignment at Fort Bragg, N.C.
Fort McCoy's motto is to be the “Total Force Training Center.”
Located in the heart of the upper Midwest, Fort McCoy is the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin.
The installation has provided support and facilities for the field and classroom training of more than 100,000 military personnel from all services nearly every year since 1984.