McCoy will commemorate its 100th anniversary (1909-2009), with special
activities and events throughout the year.
Tom Sayer and Pam Jones of the
McCoy Joint Venture Public Works Sign Shop place a sign at the
Main Gate honoring the 100th anniversary of Fort McCoy. (Photo
by Rob Schuette)
100th Anniversary Logo is incorporated into the flag (top left,
page 1) of The Real McCoy newspaper, beginning with this issue.
special logo can be used on various other garrison projects throughout
the year (through Dec. 31), as well.
using this commemorative logo, we can market our anniversary message
to various stakeholders and customers and do so using one standard
design," said Linda Fournier, Fort McCoy PAO officer. "This
logo can be used on products prepared throughout 2009, but cannot be
altered in any manner."
restrictions include not using the logo as a letterhead symbol. All
official Fort McCoy correspondence, however, will contain the special
commemorative slogan "FORT McCOY — A CENTURY OF SERVICE TO
"Our year-long commemoration will be a chance for us all to
reflect back upon the many events that have shaped our
installation's history ..."
Fort McCoy Public Affairs Officer
for the anniversary logo can be made to the Fort McCoy PAO, building
logo will be available in several different sizes and formats in black
and Fort McCoy green. The 100th anniversary logo does not have the
registered trademark because the design was developed prior to Fort
McCoy receiving trademark approval.
of the Fort Mc-Coy work force, training personnel, installation
community, and military and civilian guests/visitors to the
installation also will notice a special commemorative message that
will appear on billboards located along State Highway 21 and special
signage at the Main Gate.
special activities commemorating the 100th anniversary of Fort McCoy
will be included in regularly scheduled events at the installation,
including the Armed Forces Day Open House (May 16) and Army
Birthday/Flag Day June 14 (June 12, installation celebration; and June
13, special public celebration).
A billboard near Tomah
commemorates Fort McCoy’s "A Century of Service to
America." (Photo by
information about these events will be released at a later date.
McCoy’s 100 years of service to America (1909-2009) is certainly a
significant milestone event for any military installation,"
Fournier said. "Our yearlong commemoration will be a chance for
us all to reflect back upon the many events that have shaped our
installation’s history, and it will be an opportunity to look
forward to our next 100 years of service to our nation."
can be directed to the PAO at (608) 388-2407.