February 10, 2012
Child Development Center
Photo by Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation
|Balloon bouquets available at McCoy’s for Valentine’s Day [ back to top ]|
|Valentine’s Day balloon bouquets are available
from McCoy’s, building 1571. Bouquets are $10 each and can be delivered free
on Fort McCoy.
Each bouquet includes four balloons and choice of a Teddy bear and a small bag of chocolates, glass candy dish filled with chocolates or a Valentine mug filled with candy.
For more information or to place an order, call 608-388-2065. Order forms also are available online by going to http://www.mccoymwr.com/images/stories/Flyers/ValentinesFin.pdf.
|Moonlight Ski event at Whitetail Ridge Feb. 14 [ back to top ]|
Cross-Country Ski event will be held Tuesday, Feb. 14 from dark-10 p.m.
at Whitetail Ridge Ski Area. The event is free and open to the public.
|Sale of NAF items set for Feb. 15 [ back to top ]|
|A cash-and-carry sale of surplus nonappropriated
fund items will be held Wednesday, Feb. 15 at building 1879.
The sale opens at 8 a.m. to military personnel and military retirees, with a valid ID, and at 9 a.m. to the general public. The sale ends at 3 p.m.
Items for sale include DVD/VHS players, lights/lamps, pictures, small appliances and more. Items are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Items must be paid for by cash or check and picked up at the time of purchase.
For more information, call 608-388-4397.
|Garrison Commander to brief work force Feb. 16 [ back to top ]|
|Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col. David E.
Chesser will present his final Briefing to the Garrison Work Force Thursday,
Feb. 16 at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at building 60.
The briefing, which will last approximately 90 minutes, is open to garrison Department of Defense civilian and garrison military personnel.
Transportation will be available through the installation Transportation Motor Pool. Buses will begin pickup approximately 30 minutes before each session.
|Indoor triathlon set for Feb. 16 at Rumpel Fitness Center [ back to top ]|
An indoor triathlon will be held Thursday, Feb. 16
at the Rumpel Fitness Center, building 1122.
|Spring Turkey Season applications available [ back to top ]|
|Applications for the 2012 Fort McCoy Spring
Turkey Season are available and can be postmarked beginning Feb. 17.
Applications postmarked prior to this date will be returned.
Applications are available at the Fort McCoy public website, www.mccoy.army.mil; the Welcome Center, building 35; and the Permit Sales Office, building 2168. Completed applications must be submitted to the Fort McCoy Permit Sales Office through the mail.
Successful applicants will be notified and then can purchase their permit through any authorized WDNR Automated License Issuance System agent throughout Wisconsin or online through the WDNR Wisconsin’s Online Licensing Center.
All applicants must have a WDNR Customer Number when applying for a permit. For a Customer Number contact a WDNR Service Center or call the toll free number at 888-936-7463 (daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.).
For more information, call Permit Sales at 608-388-3337.
|Internet Safety 101 class set for Feb. 22 [ back to top ]|
|Internet Safety 101: Helping Kids Surf Safely
class will be offered Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the
Army Community Service Center, building 2111.
Class participants will learn online safety tips, how to communicate rules that will help secure personal information, and how to make sure children surf the Web safely.
The workshop is open to the entire Fort McCoy community and their Families. Registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 15.
For more information or to register, call 608-388-3505.
|AFTB training workshops offered in February at ACS [ back to top ]|
The Army Family Team Building (AFTB) program is offering training in
February. The workshops will be held Wednesdays at the Army Community
Service Center, building 2111.
|Black History Month programFeb. 23 at McCoy’s [ back to top ]|
|A Black History Month observance will be held
Thursday, Feb. 23 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at McCoy’s, building 1571. The
guest speaker presentation begins at noon.
The guest speakers are Dr. Charles R. Martin-Stanley and Barbara Martin-Stanley. Charles Martin-Stanley is an associate dean at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse (UW-L) who provides leadership in the areas of diversity and assessment. Barbara Martin-Stanley is a Diversity Admissions counselor at UW-L and is dedicated to helping UW-L realize its commitment to diversity through her work with the Master of Education Professional Development Program.
|Commissary Scholarships deadline Feb. 24 [ back to top ]|
|The application deadline for the 2012
Scholarships for Military Children program is Friday, Feb. 24.
Applications are available at local Commissaries, including the Fort McCoy Commissary, building 1537, and at the Scholarships for Military Children website at http://www.militaryscholar.org.
Dependent, unmarried children younger than 23 of active-duty, reserve, guard and retired military personnel, or survivors of servicemembers who died while on active duty or who died while receiving retired pay from the military, may apply.
Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time accredited undergraduate degree program in the fall term of 2012.
For more information in the Fort McCoy community, call the Commissary, at 608-388-3542.
|First Sergeant Spouse Seminar Feb. 24 at ACS [ back to top ]|
Service (ACS) is offering an Enlisted Spouse Series: First Sergeant
Spouse Seminar, Friday, Feb. 24 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the ACS Center,
|Chesser farewell Feb. 27; change of command Feb. 29 [ back to top ]|
Garrison Commander Col. David E. Chesser will
host his last commander’s call Monday, Feb. 27 from 3-5:30 p.m. at McCoy’s,
All members of the Fort McCoy community are welcome to stop by and wish him farewell.
The garrison change-of-command ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29 at the Rumpel Fitness Center, building 1122.
The command will pass from Chesser to Col. Steven W. Nott.
Nott currently is assigned as the military executive for the Army Reserve Forces Policy Committee within the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Manpower and Reserve Affairs.
|Unit Prevention Leader course offered March 5-8 [ back to top ]|
A 40-hour Unit Prevention Leader (UPL) course will
be held March 5-8 in building 60, room 210.
|Lewis takes over as new command judge advocate at Fort McCoy [ back to top ]|
Col. Audrey J. (Aviva) Lewis is the new Fort McCoy
Installation Legal Office (ILO) Command Judge Advocate.
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