On this date ...
6, 1943: New Sparta United Service Organization (USO)
reported definitely assured.
13, 1943: Red Cross drive underway. USO units opened in
Eau Claire and Winona.
20, 1943: 2nd Infantry returned from winter maneuvers in
Michigan. 177th Field Artillery unit arrived at Camp McCoy.
27, 1943: Limited Service School added fifth week of
4, 1944: McCoy’s war bond sales exceeded quotas. Soldier
volunteer donations opened Red Cross drive.
11, 1944: Army’s first meat-cutting plant opened at
McCoy. McCoy purchased $288,494 in extra bonds.
18, 1944: Col. George MacMullin honored military civilian
workers. Maj. Wayne King’s all-star show visited post.
25, 1944: Gen. McNair inspected 76th at Michigan maneuver