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April 27, 2012

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PHOTO: Children play at the Child Development Center. photo by Rob Schuette

Child Development Center

Children enjoy nice spring weather as they played in a designated outdoor play area at the Child Development Center.


(Photo by Rob Schuette)


 

PHOTO: A Fort McCoy Family participates in a Breakfast and Book event. Photo by Cindy Storkel Month of the Military Child

A Fort McCoy Family participates in a Breakfast and Book event at the Child Development Center during Month of the Military Child April activities.
 

(Photo by Photo by Cindy Storkel)

PHOTO: Soldiers from the 410th Medical Company conduct  M16 qualification training. Photo by Rob Schuette
M16 qualification training

Soldiers from the 410th Medical Company, an Army Reserve unit from Milwaukee, conduct  M16 qualification training. Unit members also accomplished their semiannual Army Physical Fitness Test and land-navigation training during a weekend training session.

(Photo by Rob Schuette)

PHOTO: Employees from Allied Container Systems of California move a container structure into its new home at the B-24 training area. Photo by Rob Schuette Moving in

Employees from Allied Container Systems of California move a container structure into its new home at the B-24 training area, near Mobile Urban Training Site-South and the Combined Arms Collective Training Facility. The B-24 training area will add 175 container structures for urban training at Fort McCoy. All three areas will offer about 350 structures to support urban training within a 3.5-kilometer stretch at Fort McCoy.

(Photo by Rob Schuette)

PHOTO: A new piece of container-loading equipment, nicknamed BIG RED. Photo by Lance Ross
Container-loading equipment

Fort McCoy now has a new piece of container-loading equipment, nicknamed BIG RED, which is made by Taylor SSI. The equipment was delivered to Fort McCoy and was put together by Wisconsin Truck with instruction by a representative from Taylor SSI. BIG RED can lift up to 99,000 pounds, and can stack containers up to five units high. The equipment can be adjusted to pick up 20- to 40-foot containers and also can be rotated to help accomplish the mission. The container loading equipment also can lift containers using cables.

(Photo by Lance Ross)

PHOTO: McCoy’s Thunder Bowl hosted the La Crosse Area United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Bowling Association’s Bowler of the Month Tournament. Photo by Mark Siple Bowling tournament

McCoy’s Thunder Bowl hosted the La Crosse Area United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Bowling Association’s Bowler of the Month Tournament for the first time ever April 15. McCoy’s Bowling Center is affiliated with the association. Approximately 30 bowlers qualified for the tournament at other bowling centers throughout the region from October through March. Justin Lee, representing Brick’s Bowling Center in Galesville, was the champion of the 24th annual La Crosse Area Bowling Association’s Bowler of the Month Tournament. Lee defeated Al Herman of Bangor Lanes. In the semi-finals Lee edged out Todd Alderman of West Bowl in West Salem while Herman advanced by eliminating Joe Heimer, also of West Bowl. Steve Gilson and Mark Sprague of McCoy’s Thunder Bowl and Ed Seielstad of the La Crosse USBC Bowling Association organized and hosted the tournament.

(Photo by Mark Siple)

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