March 09, 2012
Department of the Army inspection (
Department of the Army inspection
Photo by Rob Schuette)
|Early catch-and-release trout season under way at McCoy [ back to top ]|
|The 2012 early catch-and-release trout season
for Fort McCoy and Wisconsin streams is under way through Sunday, April 29.
Anglers can fish using their 2011-2012 fishing license and Fort McCoy permit until March 31.
The 2012-2013 inland fishing season begins Saturday, May 5. Licenses and permits are available at any facility that has a Wisconsin Automatic License Issuance System. At Fort McCoy, these are located at Pine View Campground, building 8053, and the Exchange (for military personnel only), building 1538.
For more information about fishing or fishing regulations at Fort McCoy contact the Permit Sales Office at 608-388-3337. Regulation information also is available online at www.mccoy.army.mil. More information about Wisconsin fishing is available at http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/.
|Time change to occur March 11 in Wisconsin [ back to top ]|
Time begins Sunday, March 11 at 2 a.m.
|Sale of NAF items set for March 21 [ back to top ]|
cash-and-carry sale of surplus nonappropriated fund (NAF) items will be
held Wednesday, March 21 at building 1879.
|Women’s History Month event set for March 27 at McCoy’s [ back to top ]|
|A Women’s History Month observance will be held
Tuesday, March 27 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at McCoy’s, building 1571. The
guest speaker presentation begins at noon.
The guest speaker is Raeanna Johnson, founder of Empowering Women, Inc. Johnson is working toward a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communication Studies with a minor in Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
For more information about the event, call the Equal Opportunity Advisor at 608-388-3246.
|AFTB classes offered at Army Community Service Center [ back to top ]|
|Army Family Team Building (AFTB) is offering
workshops Wednesdays in March. The workshops are held at the Army Community
Service Center, building 2111. The workshops are open to the entire Fort
Relationship Enhancement Skills is March 21 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Topics include enhancing personal relationships, exploring personality traits, communication, and personal conflict management. Registration is required by Friday, March 16.
Meeting Management will be offered March 28 from 8-9:30 a.m. This class outlines the reasons for meetings and how to effectively conduct them. It also explores implementing the phases of meeting management to organize productive meetings. Registration is required by Friday, March 23.
For more information or to register for any of the workshops, call 608-388-3505.
|Easter Eggstravaganza set for March 31 [ back to top ]|
The annual Fort McCoy Easter Eggstravaganza is Saturday, March 31.
Activities begin at 10 a.m.
|Sportsman’s Range memberships available at discounted rate [ back to top ]|
|Fort McCoy’s Sportsman’s Range will open for the
season Saturday, April 7 and offer memberships purchased prior to opening
day at a discount rate. The rates will be $40 for military personnel and $50
for civilians. Memberships can be purchased at Pine View Campground.
Membership includes free league entrance fees, no daily range fees,
discounts on range events and a 10 percent discount on apparel.
Daily fees for personnel without memberships are $4 for military and $5 for other authorized patrons. Skeet and trap targets cost $3.50 for a round of 25.
The Sportsman’s Range is open to military personnel on active-duty status, retired military, Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees, retired DoD civilian employees, DoD contractor employees working full-time at Fort McCoy, and immediate Family members and guests. The facility includes a Rifle Range (50, 100 and 200 meters), Pistol Range (50 meters), Combination Trap and Skeet Shotgun Range and an elevated archery range.
For more information, call 608-388-3517 or 1-800-531-4703.
|Love & Logic parenting workshop set for April at ACS Center [ back to top ]|
Parenting with Love & Logic workshop will be offered in April at the
Army Community Service (ACS) Center, building 2111,
|Lego building competition to be held April 11-15 [ back to top ]|
Youth in the Fort McCoy community can participate in a Lego building
competition at Fort McCoy April 11-15.
|Arts and Crafts submissions accepted beginning May 1 [ back to top ]|
|The Army Arts and Crafts Contest will accept
submissions from May 1-June 30.
Submission must be entered in Group I (novice) or Group II (accomplished), based on the experience level of the artist. Categories include ceramics, drawings, fibers and textiles, glass, metals and jewelry, digital art, mixed media, paintings and wood.
All authorized Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation patrons with an Army Knowledge Online e-mail account are eligible to enter the contest.
For more information, including eligibility, rules, and submission guidelines, visit the website https://apps.imcom.army.mil/APPTRAC.
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