Three competitors emerged from a weeklong competition to battle
for the grand prize as Fort McCoy's top Wii video game player.
Sgt. 1st Class Brett
Fischer (left) was the winning participant in the Wii Warrior
Challenge at McCoy's. Meg Paulino also participated. (Photo
by Pam Budda )
Sgt. 1st Class Brett Fischer emerged as the overall winner of
the Wii Warrior Challenge competition held March 29 at McCoy's.
Fischer, who is with the 1st, 338th Training Support Battalion, won
the Wii Golf and Tennis
tournaments to qualify for the final competition.
Sgt. Isaac Sargent finished second overall, while Karl Coughlin
Fischer received a Wii package, including (one Wii console, one
nunchuk, a Wii sports package and two Wii games) for being the overall
Sargent, who is with the 2nd, 411th Logistics Support
Battalion, received a Flip-Video camcorder as the second-place overall
winner. He won the Bowling, Baseball and Boxing Wii tournaments to
qualify for the Wii Warrior Challenge.
Karl Coughlin competes in the
Fort McCoy Wii Warrior Challenge held at McCoy's. (Photo
by Pam Budda)
Coughlin of the Directorate of Human Resources/Directorate of
Morale, Welfare and Recreation received a $125 Nike gift card as the
third-place overall winner.
Fort McCoy was one of 25 Army locations worldwide to host a Wii
Warrior Challenge tournament.
The competitions were coordinated through the U.S. Army Family
and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Command.
For more information about Army MWR events, go to the Web site http://www.mwrpromotions.com.
The Fort McCoy Directorate of Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DMWR)
was excited the installation was chosen as one of the sites to host a
Wii competition, said Mark Siple, McCoy's general manager.
The DMWR has a number of events scheduled for the upcoming
months, including a U.S. Army Soldier Show performance June 15 and the
Pine View Recreation Area Fun Day July 12. Both events are open to the
For more information about Fort McCoy DMWR events, visit the
Web site http://www.mccoymwr.com
or call the MWR Events Line at (877) 864-4969.
(Some information in this story is from the
U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command).