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 March 26, 2010

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McCoy Community Relations program recognized with Army-level award

The Fort McCoy Commemorative Area recently was recognized with a Department of the Army (DA) Award of Excellence in the 2009 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Communications Competition. The Commemorative Area was cited as an on-going Community Relations outreach activity that fulfills the objectives of the Army Public Affairs Program.

In the Community Relations Program Award Category, the Fort McCoy Commemorative Area took third place. The Benelux World War II Commemorative Community Program, U.S. Army Garrison-Benelux Public Affairs took first place and the Good Neighbor Program, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, Eighth U.S. Army took second place.

The Secretary of the Army sponsors this competition annually. The Office of the Chief of Public Affairs conducts judging to reward, inspire and recognize excellence from Soldier and civilian Public Affairs practitioners who best represent the highest standards of the Army. Award competition is open to all DA organizations — Active, Reserve and National Guard — located in the U.S. as well as overseas.

PHOTO: An aerial view of the Fort McCoy Commemorative Area buildings, the Equipment Park, the History Center, the Veterans Memorial Plaza and the pavilion area.  The History Center and the Equipment Park have displays depicting Fort McCoy’s history since its founding in 1909.  For more information about the area, including group tours, call 608-388-2407. File photo
An aerial view of the Fort McCoy Commemorative Area buildings, the Equipment Park, the History Center, the Veterans Memorial Plaza and the pavilion area. The History Center and the Equipment Park have displays depicting Fort McCoy’s history since its founding in 1909. For more information about the area, including group tours, call 608-388-2407. File photo

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